Innocent cats are killers of billion of birds..


Domestic cats kill many more wild birds in the United States than scientists thought, according to a new analysis. Cats may rank as the biggest immediate danger that living around people brings to wildlife.

Reference: www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/347928/description/Cats_kill_more_than_one_billion_birds_each_year

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Cat Chasing Bug

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Three eyelids of camels…isn’t interesting!


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Camels are equiped to deal with harsh desert conditions, such as flying sand- The camel’s eyes are protected by long eyelashes and have an extra thin eyelid. He can see through this 3rd eyelid allowing him to find his way even in a harsh desert storm.Also, the ears are small and very hairy, to keep flying sand from entering, and the nostrils can close completely or leave just a tiny opening for breathing.

Reference: www.information-facts.com/animal/camels-have-three-eyelids-to-protect-themselves-from-blowing-sand

Giraff…also become conscious while selecting friends


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Female giraffes choose their ‘friends’ carefully. Researchers found that female giraffes prefer to be in groups with particular peers and avoided others—their network, however, wasn’t based on home range overlap or kinship. This information, which also tells scientist how diseases spread and how individuals learn from one another, will help them develop better conservation programs

Reference: http://bit.ly/10SFAMD

A treatment for prostate cancer


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A type of microRNA has been discovered that slows down the growth of prostate cancer cells, and could be used to improve treatments against the disease. Scientists noticed that many prostate cancer cells contained less of the microRNA molecule, and went on to reveal its absence allowed them to grow rapidly.

Reference: http://bit.ly/V6QrQl