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Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Disappearance of elephants behind rise of modern man in Middle East

The disappearance of elephants 400,000 years ago led to the appearance of modern humans in the Middle East, according to researchers  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Bigger, scarier weapons help jumping spiders woo girls

Red-headed guys with bulging eyes and a unibrow have a greater chance of winning the girl – such is the case at least for jumping spiders  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Urban birds sing louder to compete with city noise

Birds living in cities sing at a higher pitch to reduce the impact of echoes from surrounding buildings, a new study has claimed  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Fongoli chimpanzees exhibit sharing behaviour akin to humans

Fongoli chimpanzees also frequently share food and hunting tools with other chimps just like human beings, a new study has claimed  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Chimps ‘self-medicate’ with food rich in medicinal properties

Chimpanzees ‘self medicate’ with food that includes medicinal ingredients like anti-bacterial agents and de-wormers, a new study has suggested  More...

By BioNews On Friday, November 18th, 2011

Cause of vultures being on verge of extinction in India, Pakistan identified

Two US researchers have found the cause of the unprecedented decline in the population of vultures in India and neighbouring Pakistan  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Bats change their ear shapes to hear better

Bats have the ability to alter their outer ear shapes considerably to make their hearing more flexible, a new study has suggested  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

What makes lions and tigers’ roars so fearsome

Lions and tigers make fearsome roars because they have unusual vocal cords, a new study has revealed  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Male dolphins forming alliances father more babies

Male dolphins who co-operate with each other have more sexual success, a new study by a team at Macquarie University has revealed  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 31st, 2011

Birds avoid crashing into objects by sensing speed while flying

An Australian study including an Indian-origin scientist has found that birds avoid crashing into things by sensing how quickly they pass objects along their flight path  More...