warm blooded animals

Rabid moose infects 14 Russians


February 13th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two residents of Moscow have reportedly been hospitalized while 12 of their relatives are undergoing treatment after coming into contact with a rabid moose.Sergei Fioktistov, ... Read more...

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Making mosquitoes pay for every bite


July 20th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) Scientists have hit upon a novel way to kill mosquitoes with every bite they make by disrupting their blood meal digestive syetem.The approach could be the ... Read more...

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Copper effective against new E. coli strains


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) The Escherichia coli (E-coli) outbreak in Germany shows that it is a strain seen for the first time, according to the World Health Organisation.However, the latest ... Read more...

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Internal body temperature regulates body clock


October 15th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Fluctuations in internal body temperature regulate the body's circadian rhythm, the 24-hour cycle that controls metabolism, sleep and other bodily functions, revealed UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers.A light-sensitive ... Read more...

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How birds and mammals evolved to have 4-chambered hearts


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the first genetic link that can explain how the heart evolved from being a three-chambered to four-chambered organ.The discovery has shed light on how cold-blooded ... Read more...

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Evolution faster in tropics than cooler regions


July 28th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 28 (IANS) Mammals living in the tropics are evolving faster than those inhabiting cooler regions, according to a new study. Previously, it had been assumed that rates of genetic change ... Read more...

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Eating more and using less energy made dinos gigantic


July 9th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 9 (ANI): A US scientist has said that some dinosaurs grew larger than today's elephants because they ate more and used less energy.According to a report in ABC Science, the ... Read more...

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Chandigarh is free of rabies, rinder pest


May 5th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 5 (IANS) The union territory of Chandigarh has been declared free of rabies and rinder pest, a disease that affects bovines, an official said here Tuesday. "With no case of rinder ... Read more...

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Can slowing down ‘fat burning’ genes reduce obesity?


October 4th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Inactivating a pair of key genes involved in 'fat burning' actually increases energy expenditure and helps lower obesity, according to a new study. Humans and other warm-blooded animals ... Read more...

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