Science

China first country in launching rocket from sea

Beijing: In a first, China on Wednesday successfully launched a rocket from a sailing ship into space, showcasing its prowess…

Bees can connect symbols to numbers, finds study

Washington: After learning that bees can understand zero and do basic math, researchers have now discovered that these tiny insects…

Talking about energy-efficient things to friend, neighbor can alter climate outcomes

Washington: While there have been many predictions about climate change and ways to address the same in the headlines lately,…

Humans are eating 52,0000 pieces of plastic each year, says new research

PARIS: Humans eat and breathe in tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year, according to a new analysis Wednesday…

Improvements in water quality could off-set climate change impact on river invertebrates

Washington: A study by Cardiff University's Water Research Institute and the University of Vermont has suggested that the ecological impact…

Mass die-off of puffin birds linked to climate change

Washington: Birds like puffins are dying in alarming numbers owing to climate change, suggests researchers. Tufted puffins breeding in the…

Light at night harmful for amphibians

Washington: While exposure to light at night might be convenient for human beings, it has a harmful effect on the…

Impacts from weather calamities, flooding shape climate beliefs

Washington: Previous studies highlighted that individuals who have experienced calamities like hurricanes, catastrophic flooding or others are more likely to…

Mass die-off of puffin birds linked to climate change

Washington: Birds like puffins are dying in alarming numbers owing to climate change, suggests researchers. Tufted puffins breeding in the…

3 US firms chosen to help NASA land US astronauts on Moon

Washington: The US space agency has awarded a total of $254 million to three companies to land their machines on…

Climate change affecting food production globally

Washington: While climate change might find a close association with rising sea levels or high air pollution, a new study…

Researchers come up with water purifier costing less than 2 cents

Washington: In a new advancement, a team of researchers at The University of Texas, Austin, have come up with a…

Mammals’ brain size, fertility may depend on who cares for offspring

Washington: In mammals, the evolution of larger brain size in offsprings is linked to paternal care whereas higher fertility in…

Most diamonds formed from ancient seabeds

Sydney: Diamonds are mostly formed from ancient seabeds that became buried deep beneath the Earth's crust, says a study that…

NASA rover finds clay cache on Mars

Washington: Drilling by Curiosity Mars rover at a region of the Red Planet called the "clay-bearing unit" has revealed the…

Here’s what is affecting the movement of right whales

Washington: The researchers found a connection between recent changes in the movement of North Atlantic right whales to decreased food…

Chimpanzees may adapt to human developed habitats better than natural one: Researchers

Washington: Chimpanzees may adapt to human developed habitats better than their natural one. However, researchers emphasized that their survival is…

Antibiotics contamination in many rivers have crossed ‘safe’ level: Study

Washington: Stressing that antibiotic contamination is a global problem, researchers at the University of York have claimed that the concentration…

Chimpanzees may adapt to human developed habitats better than natural one: Researchers

Washington: Chimpanzees may adapt to human developed habitats better than their natural one. However, researchers emphasized that their survival is…

Baby tiger sharks eat terrestrial birds, study finds

Washington: Researchers found a surprising factor in the diets of baby tiger sharks. Other than seabirds like gulls or pelicans,…