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Octopus who nourished eggs for 4.5 years!
Thursday, Jul 31 2014 12:54PM IST
New York: Scientists have discovered a deep-sea octopus that protected and tended her eggs until they hatched 4.5 years later - the longest egg-brooding period ever reported for any ...
Ancient wine cup unearthed in Greece
Thursday, Jul 31 2014 11:02AM IST
Athens: A team of Greek archaeologists have unearthed an ancient wine cup that dates back to the fifth century B.C. The team said that the cup was found Wednesday in a grave which ...
NASA to reveal Mars 2020 rover instruments
Thursday, Jul 31 2014 10:19AM IST
Washington: The US space agency is set to announce Thursday the instruments that will be carried aboard the agency''s Mars 2020 mission rover. The announcement will take place at ...
NASA's Mars rover breaks off-Earth roving record
Tuesday, Jul 29 2014 11:52AM IST
Washington: NASA''s Opportunity Mars rover that landed on the Red Planet in 2004 now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after trekking for 40 km. "Opportunity has driven ...
New technique to build 'invisible' materials with light
Monday, Jul 28 2014 6:04PM IST
London: A new method of building materials using light could one day enable technologies that are often considered the realm of science fiction, such as invisibility cloaks and cloaking ...
NASA seeks private help to connect Mars data with Earth
Monday, Jul 28 2014 3:36PM IST
Washington: In a bid to broaden participation in the exploration of the Red planet, NASA has called for a new, privately-owned communications network to be set up on Mars. The US ...
People who work longer smoke more
Monday, Jul 28 2014 3:26PM IST
London: Do you work for long hours? Check your smoking habits. New research has revealed that people who work longer smoke more. People who work long hours find it harder to quit ...
New mayfly species discovered in India
Monday, Jul 28 2014 3:24PM IST
New York: Scientists have found a new species of mayfly in the southern Western Ghats, a mountain range along India''s west coast. This is the first time that any mayfly belonging ...
'Dropped' calls may measure rainfall
Sunday, Jul 27 2014 4:47PM IST
London: We know that cellphone calls break up and crackle when it rains. But did you ever think that tracking this disruption in cellphone signals could help you calculate the amount ...
Bacteria can help find alien life
Sunday, Jul 27 2014 4:18PM IST
London: A discovery on how bacteria interact with salt to build complex three-dimensional shelters to hibernate has led scientists to believe that the micro-organisms can help find ...
Early reading skills make kids sharper
Sunday, Jul 27 2014 1:42PM IST
London: If you wish to see your kids emerge as intelligent adults, start now to mind their reading skills. Researchers have found that early reading skills might positively affect ...
Close comet flyby puts NASA's Mars spacecraft at risk
Sunday, Jul 27 2014 1:22PM IST
Washington: As a comet heads towards a close flyby of Mars Oct 19 this year, NASA is taking steps to protect its Mars orbiters while preserving opportunities to gather valuable scientific ...
Climate change to affect global crop production
Saturday, Jul 26 2014 5:09PM IST
Washington: The world faces a significant risk over the next two decades of a major slowdown in the growth of crop yields because of climate change, new research shows. The risk ...
Bees physically transfer heat to stay cool
Saturday, Jul 26 2014 3:01PM IST
New York: To protect their young ones from heat, honey bees can absorb heat from the brood walls just like a sponge and later transfer it to a cooler place to get rid of the heat from ...
Earth missed solar catastrophe two years ago: NASA
Friday, Jul 25 2014 3:38PM IST
Washington: In a sensational revelation, NASA has said that the Earth had a near miss July 23,2012 with a giant solar flare or Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) from the most powerful solar ...