Tuesday, 14 August 2018
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Matter: The ‘Zombie Gene’ That May Protect Elephants From Cancer

Added: 14.08.2018 16:17 | 13 views | 0 comments

With such enormous bodies, elephants should be particularly prone to tumors. But an ancient gene in their DNA, somehow resurrected, seems to shield the animals.

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The ‘Zombie Gene’ That May Protect Elephants From Cancer

Added: 14.08.2018 16:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

With such enormous bodies, elephants should be particularly prone to tumors. But an ancient gene in their DNA, somehow resurrected, seems to shield the animals.

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Top 10 things to see and do in Sri Lanka

Added: 10.08.2018 15:20 | 2 views | 0 comments


From spotting wild elephants in Udawalawe National Park to experiencing one of the world’s most beautiful train rides, Sri Lanka is the new must-go destination.

Tags: Elephants
From: www.thetravelmagazine.net

Capturing elephants from the wild shortens their lives

Added: 07.08.2018 22:18 | 15 views | 0 comments

Humans have been capturing wild Asian elephants for more than 3,000 years, and this still continues today despite the fact that the populations are declining. An international team of researchers has now analysed records of timber elephants in Myanmar to understand the effects of capture. The study shows that even years after their capture, wild-caught elephants' mortality rate remains increased, and their average life expectancy is several years shorter compared to captive-born animals.

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IBM report, "Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?"

Added: 25.02.2018 17:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

Major firms learning to adapt in fight against start-ups, says IBM

Tags: IBM, Elephants
From: www.aljazeera.com

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