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At $35 a kg, Assamese man’s organic tea takes foreign markets by storm (Business Feature - With Image)


June 26th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Lakhimpur (Assam), June 26 (IANS) Gobin Hazarika is a one-man army. Not in a battlefield, but in a tea garden in Assam, whose owner as well as worker is the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Smart fish species always get their prey


December 1st, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 1 (IANS) Fish species might not be all that dumb and seem to use their innate intelligence to obtain prey."There is an increasing body of evidence that suggests ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Some fish smart enough to use tools


June 28th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 28 (IANS) Fish are not exactly known to be smart, but new evidence suggests that they may even be able to use simple tools.Researchers from Macquarie University and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Coming soon: Captcha adverts you just can’t ignore


October 31st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Here's some good news for advertisers: It would now be difficult to take eyes off your work.Some ads on the websites you visit could soon be impossible to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A nutritious lunchbox could promote optimal learning for school kids


September 6th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): A child's lunchbox may not only hold secrets to better physical health but can help a child mentally prepare for learning, says a new study."Parents can make the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Consumers perceive non-profits as incompetent: Study


February 18th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Consumers perceive non-profit organisations as being warm, but not particularly competent, says a new study. Conversely, it found that people generally view profit-based companies as competent, but devoid of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Scientist looks for better ways to route relief supplies to disaster sites like Haiti


January 16th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 16 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist is looking for better ways to route relief supplies to disaster areas like Haiti.The earthquake that leveled much of Haiti and its ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Humans better than monkeys at understanding tools’ use


September 17th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): Humans have an edge over monkeys when it comes to using tools to solve a multitude of problems, according to a study.In the study, a brain region in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Replica of Bronze Age longboat to be carved using 3,000 yr old techniques


August 14th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 14 (ANI): A team of historical experts is all set to go back to the roots of boat building using Bronze Age tools to carve a replica of a Bronze ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aesop’s fable ‘The crow and the pitcher’ may be true


August 7th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): An Aesop's fable about 'The Crow and the Pitcher', in which a crow uses stones to raise the level of water in a pitcher to quench its thirst, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Crows can fashion a hook to get at food


May 26th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Rooks, a member of the crow family, are surprisingly innovative when it comes to searching food - they are not only capable of using tools but also making ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Digital model of 3.2 mln-yr-old Lucy may shed new light on human evolution


February 7th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new high-resolution CT scan of Lucy, a famous 3.2 million-year-old skeleton, which will provide scientists around the globe with information that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dolphins found using tools


January 12th, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 12 (DPA) After monkeys were spotted cracking nuts with stones and birds were seen using sticks to trick termites out of their mounds, dolphins are the latest to join the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Female dolphins more likely to use sponge as hunting accessory than males


December 10th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 10 (ANI): A review of data gathered through several studies on dolphins suggests that males among them are less likely to be interested in learning to use a sponge ... Read more...

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