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DNA of a man who died nearly 200 years ago recreated without his remains

Recreating the DNA of a deceased person or animal was hitherto not possible without extracting a sample from the remains. But, recently, an international team of researchers led by a group with deCODE Genetics — a biopharmaceutical company in Iceland — recreated the DNA of a man who died in 1827 without any sample from

Chinese activists provides relief to dogs from Yulin, Rescued 1000 of them.

Chinese activists provides relief to dogs and cats at the annual Yulin festival in China. The10 day festival is known for killing dogs and cats and serving their meat to the residents.The Humane Society International rescued nearly 1000 dogs and cats after stopping the truck carrying them for slaughter. The local police helped them.Also, the

21 peacocks die ’cause of water scarcity.

21 peacocks of Sumawali forest area of Joura town in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district died of water scarcity. The forest department reported on the spot and send the dead bodies for postmortem.The reports confirmed the cause of the death. The forest officials in their defense ordered an investigation and assured installation of more  hand pumps.The

Genes turn man’s best friend into social animal

London: Ever thought why dogs appear to be more social — a typical human trait — than all other animals? It is because the genes that influence human behaviour also affects the social ability of dogs, a study has found. The dog is the oldest domesticated animal and during this period they have developed unique

Farmers herd cattle to DC office to protest against animal menace

Protesting against the menace of stray animals, some farmers here herded cows into the district administrative complex on Wednesday and demanded urgent action to address the issue.Led by district president of ‘All India Kisan Sabha’, Balvir Singh Jadla, the protesting farmers tied the cattle at the gate leading to the Deputy Commissioner’s office. Addressing a

SC to hear challenge to culling of animals

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear a plea challenging three government notifications declaring as vermin nilgais, wild boars and monkeys, thereby paving the way for their culling in Bihar, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. An apex court vacation bench of Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel and Justice L. Nageshwara Rao agreed to hear two PILs by