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Mystery behind how spiders catch their prey solved Dec 8, 11:26 am
London, Dec 08 (ANI): Spider webs reach out and grab airborne prey and particles thanks to an electrostatic glue that coats their surface, a new study has revealed.
Sharks prefer attacking prey from behind Dec 6, 1:49 pm
Washington, Dec. 6 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that sharks can comprehend body orientation and therefore know whether humans are facing them or not.
Crocs cleverer than previously thought Dec 5, 10:43 am
Washington, Dec 05 (ANI): It seems that the crocodile can be a shrewd hunter himself, as a new study has revealed that some crocodiles use lures to hunt their prey.
Washington, Dec 03 (ANI): A team of biologists has revealed that the Burmese python's ability to ramp up its metabolism and enlarge its organs to swallow and digest prey whole can be traced to unusually rapid evolution and specialized adaptations of its genes and the way they work.
Soon, 'quiet' aircraft inspired by owls' near noiseless wings Nov 25, 9:28 am
Washington, Nov. 25 (ANI): Researchers have claimed to have found how exactly owls achieve the acoustic stealth to effectively eliminate the aerodynamic noise from their wings - allowing them to hunt and capture their prey in silence.
Johannesburg, Nov 1 (ANI): Australian pace bowler Ryan Harris has said he fears that he may fall prey to another injury breakdown, which impacted a major part of his stop-start career, during the upcoming winter Ashes series
Soon, eyes to be made immune from cataract before it strikes Oct 24, 10:41 am
Washington, Oct. 24 (ANI): Scientists have taken a step closer to prevent cataract from striking by finding out the activation mechanism of the protective protein that saves human eyes from falling prey to disease.
'Forgiving' Whatmore says 'nice person' Ajmal had 'fallen prey to few tricky questions' Oct 3, 11:15 am
Sydney, Oct 3 (ANI): Pakistan's head coach Dav Whatmore has reportedly accepted veteran spinner Saeed Ajmal's apology over his comments that Whatmore is no better than a local coach, saying that Ajmal had merely 'fallen prey' to a few 'tricky questions'.
How cheetahs catch their prey Sep 6, 12:22 pm
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the cheetah, which is the world's fastest land animal, matches and may even anticipate the escape tactics of different prey when hunting, rather than just relying on its speed and agility, as previously thought.
London, Aug 21 (ANI): Australian fast bowling legend Glenn McGrath has said that the more a bowler gets a batsman out, the more it becomes psychological and constantly preys on the minds of both the bowler and the batsman.
Washington, August 20 (ANI): A new research has found that small prey fish are capable of growing a bigger 'eye' on their rear fins to distract their predators and thereby dramatically boosting their chances of survival.
London, Aug. 20 (ANI): US shopping site Amazon.com reportedly fell prey to the trending incidence of websites going offline for hours.
London, Aug 09 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey has revealed that she was a victim of racism during a shopping trip in Switzerland.
Washington, July 26 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that behavioral, cognitive, and perceptual attributes of e-mail users decides their vulnerability of falling to phishing attacks.
Sharks slap prey into submission Jul 11, 12:18 pm
London, July 11 (ANI): Thresher sharks resort to sharp overhead "tail slaps" to stun or kill several of the smaller fish at once, a study has revealed.
Role heat plays in attracting suitable mates for sex revealed Jun 28, 10:58 am
Washington, June 28 (ANI): While cliched pic-up lines may serve some humans well in wooing their partners, animals prefer more imaginative ways to captivate and attract potential suitors.
Cheetah’s acceleration, not speed behind hunting success Jun 13, 12:07 pm
London, June 13 (ANI): A new study has found that the fastest animal on land rarely uses its top speed to capture prey.
Stressed middle-aged women falling prey to physical illnesses Jun 4, 11:39 am
Washington, June 4 (ANI): In four out of ten cases, women who suffer from long-term have some form of physical complaint, a new study has suggested.
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Cornell University researchers studying Australian social huntsman spiders have discovered that younger siblings thrive when raised in nests with older siblings.
Fish larvae's visual system plays key role in hunting prey May 23, 1:50 pm
Washington, May 23 (ANI): For most animal species, moving objects play a major role in the processing of sensory impressions in the brain, as they often signal the presence of a welcome prey or an imminent threat.
T. rex cousin fed more like falcon than crocodile May 22, 12:59 pm
Washington, May 22 (ANI): It is believed that the mighty T. rex may have thrashed its massive head from side to side to dismember prey, but a new study has shown that its smaller cousin Allosaurus was a more dexterous hunter and tugged at prey more like a modern-day falcon.
Rhino falls prey to illegal poaching in Kaziranga National Park May 12, 5:42 pm
Guwahati, May 12 (ANI): A rhino has falled prey to illegal poaching in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam.The carcass of the dead rhino was located yesterday in the area of Doramari.
Women in India continue to suffer, says UN rapporteur May 2, 12:06 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Despite several amendments in criminal law, women in India continue to suffer, endure denial of constitutional rights and fall prey to the rampant sexual violence in the country, a United Nations rapporteur has said.
Early flying dinosaur hunted slippery fish Apr 23, 10:29 am
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Microraptor, a small flying dinosaur was a complete hunter, able to swoop down and pickup fish as well as its previously known prey of birds and tree dwelling mammals, a University of Alberta led research has revealed.
Now, handball falls victim to Indo-Pak politics Mar 31, 1:29 pm
Karachi, Mar. 31 (ANI): The handball has become the latest victim to fall prey to political tension between India and Pakistan, with the former pulling out of the sport event.
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