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Starvation helps baby bees become stronger as adults Starvation helps baby bees become stronger as adults

The stress of short-term nutritional deprivation as larvae actually makes honeybees -- critical to the…


Mile-high Mars mounds built by wind and climate change Mile-high Mars mounds built by wind and climate change

New research has found that wind carved massive mounds of more than a mile high on Mars over billions…


Seeking the origin of gold in the universe Seeking the origin of gold in the universe

So you think the gold in your ring or watch came from a mine in Africa or Australia? Well, think farther…


Temperature map of 'Super Earth' reveals lava world Temperature map of 'Super Earth' reveals lava world

LONDON: Using data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, an international team of astronomers that…


NASA, Microsoft team up to bring you closer to Mars NASA, Microsoft team up to bring you closer to Mars

Washington: The US space agency and tech giant Microsoft have teamed up to create "Destination:…


Get your boarding pass via Facebook Messenger Get your boarding pass via Facebook Messenger

Passengers on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines have a new way to check in—Facebook Messenger.   The…


'Drastic' Antarctic melt could double global sea-level rise 'Drastic' Antarctic melt could double global sea-level rise

Global sea levels could rise by more than double the current best estimate, according to a new analysis…


Nasa Clears Another Hurdle for Its Mega Spacecraft to Mars Nasa Clears Another Hurdle for Its Mega Spacecraft to Mars

The US space agency, which is working on the "spacecraft of the future" for journey to Mars,…


Ancient fossil was 'nearly a spider' Ancient fossil was 'nearly a spider'

Scientists say a 305 million-year-old fossil is the closest relative to "true spiders" ever…


Scientists decode eruptions on icy moon of Saturn Scientists decode eruptions on icy moon of Saturn

Unlocking the mystery behind eruptions on the icy moon of Saturn, scientists from the University of…


Blowing bubbles through oceans may protect coral reefs Blowing bubbles through oceans may protect coral reefs

US researchers have found that blowing tiny bubbles through sea water could help protect coral reefs…


NASA cargo spacecraft begins delivering key science to ISS NASA cargo spacecraft begins delivering key science to ISS

The Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo ship from NASA was finally bolted into place on the International Space…


Birds in remote Antarctica can recognise individual people Birds in remote Antarctica can recognise individual people

Seoul: While it is only natural for birds living among people to learn to differentiate individual humans,…


China launches first cyber-security organization China launches first cyber-security organization

China has launched its first cyber security public organisation aimed at better safeguarding national…


Google doodle on Bangladesh Independence Day Google doodle on Bangladesh Independence Day

Search engine giant Google has created a new doodle on its homepage, marking the Independence Day of…


Microsoft issues apology over racist chatbot fiasco Microsoft issues apology over racist chatbot fiasco

Microsoft has apologised for creating an artificially intelligent chatbot that quickly turned into a…


Voice-controlled mobile app helps you lose weight Voice-controlled mobile app helps you lose weight

A mobile application developed by US scientists lets you log calorie counts at every meal by verbally…


Ash tree set for extinction in Europe Ash tree set for extinction in Europe

The ash tree is likely to be wiped out in Europe, according to a review of the evidence.   The…


Here's how animals find their way in the dark Here's how animals find their way in the dark

Ever wondered how animals find their way in the dark? US scientists have revealed that their brain activity…


Moon used to spin 'on different axis' Moon used to spin 'on different axis'

The Moon used to spin on a different axis and show a slightly different face to the Earth, a new study…


You can conceal this gun like a smartphone You can conceal this gun like a smartphone

New York:  A company specialising in concealed weaponry has designed a gun that looks exactly like…


Plants adapt to climate change better than many thought: Study Plants adapt to climate change better than many thought: Study

Washington:  Plants respond a bit better to global warming than scientists had thought, according…


Alibaba to unveil first internet car in April Alibaba to unveil first internet car in April

Beijing: Alibaba,China’s largest e-commerce company, is preparing to unveil its first internet-connected…


Shockwave of an exploding star seen for the first time Shockwave of an exploding star seen for the first time

It lasted only 20 minutes and took place 1.2 billion light years away, but NASA managed to catch it…


Ancient scrolls give up their secrets Ancient scrolls give up their secrets

Metallic ink was used to inscribe scrolls regarded as an archaeological wonder, according to scientists.…


Apple unveils smaller iPhone and iPad Pro Apple unveils smaller iPhone and iPad Pro

Apple has announced smaller versions of the iPhone and iPad Pro at an event hosted in San Francisco…


Female animals may look drab to prevent sexual harassment Female animals may look drab to prevent sexual harassment

Males animals, especially birds, often employ brighter colors and other anatomical eccentricities to…


Kazakhstan bans smartphones in government offices: Report Kazakhstan bans smartphones in government offices: Report

If you are visiting a government office in Kazakhstan, you will now have to leave your smartphone at…


Nike Reveals Self-tying Shoe Nike Reveals Self-tying Shoe

A concept first floated in the 1985 movie Back to the Future is now a reality.   In the movie,…


Hubble unveils nine new monster stars Hubble unveils nine new monster stars

New York:  Using the unique ultraviolet capabilities of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, an…


New golden frog species discovered in Colombia New golden frog species discovered in Colombia

A team of scientists including a Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) research associate announced…


Supercomputer copies whole-body blood flow Supercomputer copies whole-body blood flow

A new supercomputer simulation of blood moving around the entire human body compares extremely well…


For an experiment, NASA to set large fire in space For an experiment, NASA to set large fire in space

Washington:  NASA's John H Glenn Research Centre is going to light a "large scale fire"…


Israeli drones are about to take over the world's skies Israeli drones are about to take over the world's skies

Israel is by far the largest exporter of military drones in the world.   Take the AirMule from…


Discovery of horse-sized dinosaur sheds light on evolution of famous predator Discovery of horse-sized dinosaur sheds light on evolution of famous predator

The discovery of a new species of horse-sized dinosaur has shed fresh light on the evolution of the…


FBI out to ‘rewrite history’ in iPhone case, says Apple FBI out to ‘rewrite history’ in iPhone case, says Apple

Apple fired anew at the US government’s legal fight to force it to break into an attacker’s…


Brazil uses dammed lake surface for floating solar panels Brazil uses dammed lake surface for floating solar panels

PRESIDENTE FIGUEIREDO, Brazil: Two decades ago, a section of the Amazon rainforest was flooded for a…


New plastic-eating bacteria could help save planet New plastic-eating bacteria could help save planet

Scientists in Japan have discovered a strain of bacteria that can eat plastic, a finding that might…


Why nights are getting more rapidly warmer than days Why nights are getting more rapidly warmer than days

London:  Researchers have discovered why more rapid warming at night compared to the day, which…

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