Saturday 20 December, 2014

How Australian camels turned into ‘humped pests’

The once useful Australian camels that helped the country establish its modern infrastructure are now regarded as “humped pests” and culled on a large scale, says a study. Australian camels exemplify the idea of “animals out of place”, said Sarah Crowley from the University of Exeter in Britain. Extreme measures including shooting More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Mysterious ‘duck’ sound came from rare antarctic whales

They tracked this mysterious low-frequency sound in the southern ocean for decades but could not find its true source. Now, scientists are determined that this ‘duck’ like sound is actually coming from More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Our ancestors enjoyed summer holidays at Antartica!

If this information stands true, the history books have to be rewritten soon. According to scientists, some parts on the coldest region on our earth Continue reading “Our ancestors enjoyed summer holidays More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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Biofuels from corn less beneficial than reported: Study

Biofuels from corn residue may be less beneficial than previously thought as a study has found using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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Moon to brighten up your night life?

What if moon emits enough light to make the night sky brighter so that you do not need to switch on power to illuminate roads and streets Continue reading “Moon to brighten up your night life?” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 20th, 2014
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Earth’s extinction rate highly exaggerated: Study

Contrary to the current belief that about half of earth’s plants and animals would go extinct over the next century because of human activities Continue reading “Earth’s extinction rate highly More...

By BioNews On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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3-million-year old green landscape found beneath ice sheet!

There was a green and forested landscape prior to the time that the ice sheet began to form in Greenland and scientists Continue reading “3-million-year old green landscape found beneath ice sheet!” More...

By BioNews On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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‘Asteroid impact stored proof of life in glasses on earth’

Whenever an asteroid or a comet hit the earth in the past, the impact melted tonnes of soil and rock, some of which formed glass as it cooled Continue reading “‘Asteroid impact stored proof of life More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Soon, floating n-plants that survive tsunami, quakes

In case of a tsunami or earthquake, the imminent danger to a nuclear plant is cooling failure inside the reactor. What if a floating platform can take such nuclear plant deep at seafloor Continue reading “Soon, More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Global warming to hit your bubbly’s taste!

Climate change can not only play havoc with environment, it can also ruin the taste of your favourite bubbly Continue reading “Global warming to hit your bubbly’s taste!” »  More...