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Violent video games prompt aggressive behaviour


October 13th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Does watching intense gunfights in video games prompt us to act more aggressively in real life?The Norwegian killer is said to have played violent video games ... Read more...

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Female fish fan out fins to attract a mate


October 8th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time described the evolution of the size of a female trait that males prefer when choosing a partner.The research has shown that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Some cobras don’t bite, they spit venom in defence


May 14th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Most venomous snakes are legendary for their lethal bites, but not all. Some spit defensively. Bruce Young, from the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UML), explains that some ... Read more...

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Venomous snakes spit defensively


May 14th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Snakes are generally feared for their lethal bites but some venomous snakes even spit defensively, an American researcher has discovered.According to Bruce Young, from the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, artificial nose that can ’sniff out’ terrorists


January 24th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): German scientists have come up with a system that can sniff out terrorists by capturing the smell of explosives.The artificial nose promises to make it much easier to ... Read more...

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How spitting cobras spew venom


May 30th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): Spitting cobras are known for their exceptional ability to spew venom in the face of the victims. Now, researchers have uncovered how they do it.The team from University ... Read more...

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Scientists find missing link in claw evolution in 390 million-year-old fossil


February 6th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): The discovery of a 390 million-year-old fossil has helped scientists to identify a missing link in the evolution of the front claw of living scorpions and horseshoe ... Read more...

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Heavy rainfall could trigger earthquakes in landscapes full of caves, channels


February 26th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that heavy downpours of rain could cause earthquakes in landscapes full of caves and channels by escalating pressure within underlying rock.It is already ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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