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Mother octopus nourishes eggs for record breaking 4.5 years

Mother octopus nourishes eggs for record breaking 4.5 years

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 14:23

A deep-sea octopus living in the deep waters of Monterey Submarine Canyon in central California has set an example of extreme parenting by protecting her eggs until they hatched 4.5 years later.

India`s largest solar power plant planned in Madhya Pradesh

India`s largest solar power plant planned in Madhya Pradesh

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 13:36

Plans are afoot to set up the country`s largest ultra mega solar power plant (UMSPP) in Madhya Pradesh`s Rewa district, a senior official said on Thursday.

Study claims Alps` 53000-yr-old mummified iceman had heart disease genes

Study claims Alps` 53000-yr-old mummified iceman had heart disease genes

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 13:09

Scientists have revealed that the 5,300-year-old Tyrolean Iceman from the Alps had a strong genetic predisposition for increased risk for coronary heart disease (CHD).

Future cars may be powered by waste CO2!

Future cars may be powered by waste CO2!

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:59

Scientists have synthesized a new catalyst that can convert waste carbon dioxide into fuel and other energy-rich products, which is a big step toward industrialization.

Ancient wine cup unearthed in Greece

Ancient wine cup unearthed in Greece

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:35

A team of Greek archaeologists have unearthed an ancient wine cup that dates back to the fifth century B.C.

Lead in teeth holds secrets of person`s origins, research shows

Lead in teeth holds secrets of person`s origins, research shows

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 09:32

The lead in human teeth holds clues about where a person grew up and can help criminal investigators and archeologists working with old or decomposed corpses, according to a University of Florida researcher.

Now, shoes synced with Google maps to vibrate and give directions

Now, shoes synced with Google maps to vibrate and give directions

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 17:48

Indian tech firm Ducere Technologies has created `Lechas shoes` which would be synced with Google Maps to give directions to the user by vibrating the left or the right shoe.

Artist develops first ever man-made leaf that could provide oxygen during space travel

Artist develops first ever man-made leaf that could provide oxygen during space travel

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 17:23

In a path-breaking innovation, Royal College of Art graduate Julian Melchiorri developed the first man-made, biologically functional leaf that takes in carbon dioxide, water, and light and releases oxygen.

New gadget to help blind read graphs

New gadget to help blind read graphs

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 16:30

Visually impaired people can now read more than just words, such as graphs and graphics, thanks to a new affordable digital reading system.

Parasites created to fight caterpillars

Parasites created to fight caterpillars

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 16:20

The Department of Horticulture here has developed a parasite in its laboratory at nearby Thumbe to fight the menace caused by caterpillars, a senior official said.