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‘Hunter-gatherers, modern men use same energy levels’


July 26th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Surprisingly, hunter gatherers and their current day counterparts expend the same energy levels, says a new finding, upsetting one of the most entrenched popular notions that ... Read more...

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Global warming may be impacting blooming cycle of plants


November 17th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A University of Cincinnati research has shown that global warming may be impacting the blooming cycle of plants.According to the research, native plants in southwestern Ohio are ... Read more...

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Nature’s gift for gardening could explain rich biodiversity


September 14th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): Gardeners crossbreed flowers to produce pretty petals or sweet scents - and now scientists have shown how important is this natural talent for producing new types of flowers.DNA ... Read more...

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For villagers, he made garden grow out of wilderness (Feature)


October 9th, 2009 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) What was once full of thorny bushes, wild grass and bamboo plants today lies transformed into a garden where children come to play. Narsingh Sadhusharan, a ... Read more...

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Ancient granaries preceded Agricultural Revolution


June 23rd, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new study has determined that it apparently took a long time to get the Agricultural Revolution off the ground, with discoveries at a Jordan site indicating that ... Read more...

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Wooly mammoths extinction forced early man to eat roasted vegetables


December 29th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): When wooly mammoths were becoming extinct, some 10,000 years ago, early man had to start cooking vegetables on fire-cracked rock piles.According to a report in the Los ... Read more...

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Ancient Turkish temple might be the birthplace of civilization


November 15th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a temple in Turkey that dates back to 11,500 years, which they say might be the birthplace of civilization.According to a report in the ... Read more...

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Great One-horned Rhinoceros is in dire straits in Nepal


September 20th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, September 20 (ANI): South Asias tourism industry is in jeopardy, with reports indicating that the endangered Great One-horned Rhinoceros is in dire straits in Nepal.According to a report carried out ... Read more...

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Inca skull surgeons in ancient Peru were highly skilled


May 13th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A new study has determined that Inca surgeons in ancient Peru were highly skilled and they used to successfully remove small portions of patients skulls to treat ... Read more...

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Scientists synthesize compound to flush HIV out of hiding


May 2nd, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Stanford chemists have come up with a way to chemically produce two compounds that occur naturally in plants that can activate and bring out dormant HIV from ... Read more...

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Over half of Chinas species could be extinct by end of 21st century


April 17th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (ANI): If estimates are to be believed, than by the end of this century, over half of Chinas species could be extinct or at the verge of extinction.According ... Read more...

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Bill Gates to help India in fight against killer wheat fungus


April 3rd, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by admin
London, April 3 (ANI): Bill Gates has announced a donation of 26.8 million dollars (US) over the next three years for research into curbing a killer wheat fungus, which might cause ... Read more...

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“Global seed bank” would ensure crop survival in doomsday scenario (Re-Issue)


December 31st, 2007 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): The Norwegian government has built a repository to store backup copies of as many as three million different crop varieties, to ensure that humans could regrow the crops ... Read more...

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“Global seed bank” would ensure crop survival in doomsday scenario


December 30th, 2007 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): The Norwegian Government has built a repository to store backup copies of as many as three million different crop varieties, to ensure that humans could regrow the crops ... Read more...

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