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Ecology, behaviours impacts colours of birds, not gender

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 06:55

According to a new study, the behaviour and ecological factors have a bearing on the colours of the birds and not their gender as earlier studies have shown that males have brighter colours presumably to attract mates.

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Ili Pikaphotographed in China

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 00:21

Llipika, a rare animal that has features like that of a teddy bear, has been photographed more than 20 years after it was first seen.

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Glyphosate could induce cancer: WHO

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:27

According to a report published by the World Health Organization, Glyphosate has been included in the list of chemicals, which are ‘probably carcinogenic to humans’. The substance is the most widely used herbicide across the world. It has also been recognized as a substance, which causes damage to the human DNA and could lead to cancer.

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Researchers discover prehistoric crocodile fossil

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:52

A team of researchers have said that they have found the fossils of a new species of crocodile, which is the largest and the oldest crocodile ever known and is believed to have lived even before the dinosaurs roamed the Earth.

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Burmese Pythons are affecting Florida’s Everglades National Park

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:50

A new study has shown that the invasive Burmese pythonsare disrupting the food chain in Florida’s Everglades National Park.

Experts said that the invasive Burmese pythons are affecting food chain in Florida’s Everglades National Park. An earlier research had noted that there was an increase in the Burmese python population in 2013 but new estimates showed that the number is falling.

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Apple to announce New A8-Based Apple TV Box in June

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 13:01

A report published by BuzzFeed has revealed that Apple is looking forward to unveil new Apple TV hardware at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June. Going by the report, the new Apple TV will showcase both the Internet-based TV subscription service.

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New Study reveals role of Folic Acid in Preventing Strokes

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 13:01

Folic acid can lower the chance of suffering from a stroke and especially among those who having high blood pressure, finds a new study conducted in China.

For the study, 20,000 Chinese adults were monitored. The study subjects were having high blood pressure and some of them had a history of stroke or heart disease.

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Expansion News was Miscommunication, Clarifies Ryanair

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:14

Ryanair Ltd., an Irish low-cost airline, on Thursday announced that it made a mistake in announcing that its board had agreed on the plans to expand to North America.

The mistaken announcement by the airlines doesn't end there as while making that apparently erroneous statement on Monday, Ryanair went quite far saying that it might sell its cheapest seats on those routes for £10.

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Researchers discover two new species of vampire crabs

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 23:21

A team of researchers have discovered two new species ofvampire crabs, which are increasing becoming a popular choice of pets.

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Chinese submarine finds mineral deposits in Indian Ocean

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 23:05

According to the latest reports, an advanced Chinese submarine has discovered large deposits of precious metal including gold and silver in the Indian Ocean.

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Hillary Clinton puts Al Gore back on Voters’ Mind

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 09:28

Al Gore has served as Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. The notion of his presidency faded when he decided not to run for president in 2008. His decision was surprising for many across the United States as the former vice president was famous for his work in climate change activism.

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Apple plans to offer 25 popular channels in single TV bundle

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 08:19

According to a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report, tech giant Apple apparently has negotiations underway with news content providers, to offer a wide array of TV networks on one single bundle later this year.

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MRI results can detect stages of love, study

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 09:57

According to a new study, Neurologists might be able to detect the stages of love a person is in, while looking at their MRI scans.

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Dachshund Dennis loses 75% of body weight by dieting

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 09:58

Dennis, a dachshund, has created a sort of a record by losing more than 75 percent of his body weight and according to the owner, he is now happy with his body weight.

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New metal motor might lead to creation of Terminator-type real robot

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 08:28

A group of researchers from the Beijing, China-based Tsinghua University developed a self-propelled liquid metal motor that could help create a robot like T-1000 -- the robot seen in the widely-acclaimed Hollywood movie "Terminator 2: Judgement Day."

According to the researchers' claims, self-propelled liquid metal can power itself as well as change shapes.

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Scientists unlock mystery surrounding chameleon’s colour change ability

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 10:20

A team of scientists have been able to unravel the mystery surrounding thechameleon's ability to change colours.

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Total Solar Eclipse to Occur On March 20th

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 09:06

Here’s good news for sky gazers as they will be able to get a glimpse of a solar eclipse on Friday, March 20th. As per astronomy experts, solar eclipse occurs when the moon moves directly between the sun and the earth.

Friday’s solar eclipse will darken the skies as the moon is expected to block approximately 86% of the sun’s light.

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Group planning to reintroduce wild lynx in the UK

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 23:45

Lynx UK Trust Scheme in the UK is planning to reintroduce wild lynx, which has been extinct from the country for more than 1300 years.

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Nearly 11,000 people sign up for cardiovascular study using ResearchKit

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 07:52

Within 24 hours of the launch of the ResearchKit app by Apple at its March 9 event, nearly 11,000 people enrolled themselves for participation in a cardiovascular study to be carried out by Stanford researchers.

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New research claims homeopathy does not work

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 07:21

A new study by a group of scientists has raised doubts over the effectiveness of treatments under homeopathy.

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Exercise has little role in fighting obesity, study

According to a new study, physical activity has no major role in controlling obesity and doctors said that public campaigns must be focused on avoiding unhealthy foods.

The editorial published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine said that it is time to clear the myth about exercise.Three international experts said that the physical...

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