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Neuroscientists uncover secret to intelligence in parrots

Study shows evidence of convergence in bird and primate evolution. UNIVERSITY of Alberta neuroscientists have identified the neural circuit that may underlay intelligence in birds, according...

New study finds that e-cigarettes increase cardiovascular risk as much as cigarettes

THE usage of e-cigarettes containing nicotine has a significant impact on vascular functions claims new study. Research published in the SAGE journal, Vascular Medicine,...

Climate change will make rice less nutritious, putting millions of the world’s poor at...

BY KRISTIE EBI- Professor of Global Health and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington RICE is the primary food source for more than...

Twice as predicted

FUTURE global warming may eventually be twice as warm as projected by climate models under business-as-usual scenarios and even if the world meets the...

Educators encounter molecular biology upfront

RAWANG: It is not always easy to introduce school students to the concepts of DNA in class as it could be hard for them...

New wasp species

RESEARCHERS from the University of Turku, Finland have discovered a new wasp species in the Amazon which has an exceptionally large stinger that surprised...

Why rabbits and parrots can see behind them?

ONLY two animals can see behind themselves without turning their head and they are rabbits and parrots. Their eyes are on the sides of...

Fall Armyworm keeps spreading and becomes more destructive

FALL Armyworm keeps spreading to larger areas within countries in sub-Saharan Africa and becomes more destructive as it feeds on more crops and different...

Self-sealing seed pods

An international team of researchers including members of the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces has discovered a self-sealing mechanism in the seed...

In India, swapping crops could save water and improve nutrition

INDIA will need to feed approximately 394 million more people by 2050, and that’s going to be a significant challenge. Nutrient deficiencies are already widespread...

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