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Ancient Ancestors Might Have Had a Clue to HIV

...s distant ancestors won the battle against the now extinct virus 4 million years ago but it left the human s...o partly reconstruct the virus, though it has been extinct for 3 million to 4 million years. They found that the human version of the TRIM5-alpha protein could...

Advancement in DNA Research may Bring Back Woolly Mammoth

...much like billionaire John Hammond resurrected the extinct dinosaurs in Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park. A...ded over how they should do it in the case of long extinct species, and whether it's even feasible. Max Planck researcher Svante Paabo, who together with col...

Climate Change Threatening to Wipe Out Wild Relatives of Key Crops

... the 108 wild potato species analyzed could become extinct as the result of climate change. Most of those that remained would be confined to much smaller areas, further eroding their capacity to survive, researchers said. "Our results would indicate that the survival of many species of crop wild relati...

Ebola-Outbreak Kills 5000 Gorillas

...n efforts. Ebola has not totally made apes totally extinct from these areas but it has pushed once huge populations down to smaller sizes at which they are dramatically less resilient to illegal hunting and other looming threats. Just as troubling are recent studies showing that the Ebola infection wave i...

Medicinal Plant Rediscovered After 115 Years

.... 'Begonia Tessaricarpa was long believed to be extinct but we found the flower blooming in a narrow strip...n since. 'Everybody thought the plant had become extinct as there were no reports of sighting Rebe (as the plant is locally known) and no recorded use by loc...

Cash Rewards for Meghalaya Tribes to Encourage Baby Boom

... state's Khasi and the Jaintia tribes could become extinct with the unabated influx of non-tribal people to the state. "There is a great fear that Khasi and Jaintia tribes could get wiped out if we do not encourage bigger families from now onwards and hence a systematic campaign has been launched by us," s...

Strong Evidence Suggests Incidence Of Mating Of Ancestors With Neanderthals

... who inhabited Europe for several centuries became extinct about 10,000 years ago. Majority of present day scientists have continued to believe that humans replaced Neanderthals somehow owing to their strong and dynamically dominant gene pool which selectively aids evolution of the species without any inte...

Ice Cream made of Camel Milk Launched in Rajasthan

...desert ecology, and there is danger of it becoming extinct unless ways are found to make camel rearing lucrative. We hope this project will motivate the people to plant trees for camel fodder, which will also help to combat desertification,' he said. Camel breeders were enthusiastic in their response to sa...

Genetic Mutation in Mice Suggests Extinct Mammoth Had Light and Dark Fur

...inal subspecies studied by Sumner has since become extinct and six of the seven remaining subspecies are considered endangered because their habitats are being destroyed by human development. “These mice exist on beautiful white-sand beaches, inhabit the sand dunes and feed on sea oats,” says Hoekstra. The...

Banana in grave danger of extinction!

... warned that wild banana species are rapidly going extinct as Indian forests are destroyed, while many traditional farmers' varieties are also disappearing. And now it could take a global effort to save the bananas' gene pool. In fact, many of the genes that could save the Cavendish may already have be...

'Expedition Everest' Finds New Species

...ing to prevent these plants and animals from going extinct and demonstrate that cultural values can play an important role in conservation." Highlights of the new species discovered by the team of biologists, botanists and other technical experts include: * A wingless grasshopper (Kingdonella) that can with...

Disney’s New Attraction Showcases the Discoveries of the Himalayas Expeditio

...ing to prevent these plants and animals from going extinct and demonstrate that cultural values can play an important role in conservation." Highlights of the new species discovered by the team of biologists, botanists and other technical experts include: ? A wingless grasshopper (Kingdonella) that can withs...

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