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New 414-legged millipede species discovered in California! - See pic

New 414-legged millipede species discovered in California! - See pic

A Illacme plenipes, a close relative of I. tobini that was also discovered in a cave a few years ago, boasted of having 750 legs.

Oct 24, 2016, 23:27 PM IST
Fossilised algae may soon power electric vehicles

Fossilised algae may soon power electric vehicles

In the paper, published in the journal Scientific Reports, the researchers said unlike graphite, which is the material of choice for most anodes, silicon can store about 10 times more energy.

Oct 23, 2016, 20:10 PM IST
Sorcery or Science? The 'Center of the Universe' located in Tulsa is defying all the laws of Physics!

Sorcery or Science? The 'Center of the Universe' located in Tulsa is defying all the laws of Physics!

Built in the 80s, some people are of the belief that it is a vortex where all the cosmic energies meet.

Oct 18, 2016, 23:48 PM IST
FAST, world's largest radio telescope, to begin hunt for aliens soon, as China signs $100 million deal!

FAST, world's largest radio telescope, to begin hunt for aliens soon, as China signs $100 million deal!

Being the largest telescope in the world, FAST is powerful enough and has been made keeping its mission to explore extraterrestrial life in mind.

Oct 17, 2016, 23:29 PM IST
Newly discovered crocodile-relative's mammal-like teeth has scientists perplexed!

Newly discovered crocodile-relative's mammal-like teeth has scientists perplexed!

Scientists have likened its teeth to smaller mammals, describing them as 'complex teeth with cusps and basins'.

Oct 12, 2016, 18:18 PM IST
Wound healing made easy: NASA develops electroactive bandages!

Wound healing made easy: NASA develops electroactive bandages!

Electroactive material is so sensitive that a push or even a blow on it can create an electric charge.

Oct 10, 2016, 19:33 PM IST
Wildlife volunteers spot black dormouse in UK for the first time! - Watch

Wildlife volunteers spot black dormouse in UK for the first time! - Watch

This remarkable discovery was made during a dormouse box check by the Blackdown Hills Natural Futures (BHNF) project team for the Dormouse Monitoring Program.

Oct 07, 2016, 09:35 AM IST
25-meters long, largest dinosaur discovered in Brazil!

25-meters long, largest dinosaur discovered in Brazil!

Scientists are of the belief that this creature lived during the Cretaceous Period (145-66 million years ago), in regions that are currently part of South America, Africa, Antarctica and Oceania.

Oct 06, 2016, 15:41 PM IST
Scientists discover new colourful tree frog species in Australia

Scientists discover new colourful tree frog species in Australia

Scientists have discovered a new species of green treefrog in Australia's largest virgin forest in Queensland.

Oct 05, 2016, 19:14 PM IST
Watch: Nobel committee member for physics explains 'topology' using cinnamon bun, bagel and pretzel!

Watch: Nobel committee member for physics explains 'topology' using cinnamon bun, bagel and pretzel!

 David J Thouless, F Duncan Haldane and J Michael Kosterlitz on Tuesday won the prestigious Nobel Prize in Physics for their topology work.

Oct 04, 2016, 19:15 PM IST
British trio win 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics for topology work

British trio win 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics for topology work

David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz, all three physicists from the United Kingdom, have won the prestigious Nobel Prize award in Physics.

Oct 04, 2016, 15:41 PM IST
Two-inch long fossilized teeth expose new species of prehistoric shark

Two-inch long fossilized teeth expose new species of prehistoric shark

The findings suggests that the new extinct shark, dubbed as Megalolamna paradoxodon, was about 13-feet long and lived in shallow-water, shelf-type, coastal environments.

Oct 03, 2016, 22:57 PM IST
World's largest dinosaur footprint discovered in Mongolia's Gobi Desert! (Pic inside)

World's largest dinosaur footprint discovered in Mongolia's Gobi Desert! (Pic inside)

The ancient footprint as big as a fully grown person was discovered by a team of Japanese and Mongolian paleontologists.

Oct 03, 2016, 12:11 PM IST
Massive titanosaur footprints found in Gobi desert

Massive titanosaur footprints found in Gobi desert

This giant footprint is 106 centimetres (42 inches) long and 77 centimetres wide.

Oct 01, 2016, 19:14 PM IST
The Eye - Mysterious floating island discovered in Argentina! (Watch video)

The Eye - Mysterious floating island discovered in Argentina! (Watch video)

The Eye is a circle of land surrounded by a thin channel of water with a diameter of 130 yards,” said director Sergio Neuspiller.

Sep 16, 2016, 12:45 PM IST
Scientists in Argentina discover ancient meteorite weighing over 30 tonnes!

Scientists in Argentina discover ancient meteorite weighing over 30 tonnes!

The meteorite weighing over 30 tonnes was found in the town of Gancedo, 1,085 km north of capital Buenos Aires, Mario Vesconi, president of the Astronomy Association of Chaco, said on Monday.

Sep 13, 2016, 11:05 AM IST

'Living fossil' from early days of Milky Way identified

The cluster, known as Terzan 5 -- 19,000 light-years from Earth -- harbours stars of hugely different ages -- an age-gap of roughly seven billion years -- and bridges the gap in understanding between

Sep 08, 2016, 15:17 PM IST

NIO discovers world's first ancient settlement destroyed by tsunami

Dholavira is a site of an ancient metropolitan town of the Harappan period and was known as the largest port-town of the Harappans which flourished around 5,000 years ago, until the tsunami destroyed

Aug 30, 2016, 09:33 AM IST
Scientists discover T-Rex fossil with well-preserved skull in Montana

Scientists discover T-Rex fossil with well-preserved skull in Montana

Fossil evidence shows it ate other dinosaurs like Edmontosaurus and Triceratops, with crushed bones from the animals even showing up in its fossilized poop. 

Aug 19, 2016, 18:19 PM IST

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