London: Native to southern Africa, Mozambican tilapia fish use urine to reduce aggressive behaviour in other males, lure females to the nests that they make and stimulate spawning, says a study
Toronto: Despite what appears to be an insurmountable problem, researchers have found that it is possible to turn the situation around and significantly reduce water scarcity in just over 35
Washington: A new research has helped scientists investigate the rise and fall of the Tibetan Plateau by using snail shells.
The rise of the Tibetan plateau, the largest topographic
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New Delhi: Emerson, a 440-pound Galapagos tortoise, who is believed to be 100 years old, has been shifted from San Diego zoo to the Toledo zoo.
Shimla: Himachal's first Planetarium, to be known as Science Learning Centre, will come up at Anandpur near Shoghi, about 18 km from here.
"The Planetarium, which would be known as '
London: Genes controlling the development of the brain and the nervous system were particularly important for animal domestication, suggests a new study on rabbits.
New York: Are you aware that your face is brimming with living mites that feed on the oil our skin secretes and hide in tiny hair follicles? And no, they are not pooping on you as they store up
New York: Birds have an innate ability to maneuver in mid-air, a talent that could have helped their ancestors learn to fly rather than fall from a perch, says a study.
Toronto: Scientists have developed the world's first app to measure strength of tremors owing to alcohol withdrawal, providing guidance to direct treatment decisions.
The app also
Washington: Nearly 80 percent consumers have privacy concerns with wearable Internet of Things (IoT) connected technologies.
However, half of those same consumers were okay to share
Washington: A new research has explored the DNA of current and former people of Greenland, Arctic Canada, Alaska, the Aleutian Islands and Siberia showing that a variety of cultures survived
Melbourne: Expressing gratitude is not just a good habit, it may help you win friends too.
Thanking a new acquaintance for their help makes them more likely to seek an ongoing social
London: Scientists have found that those who play computer games regularly have a larger English vocabulary than non-players.
Researchers at the University of Gothenburg and Karlstad
Hyderabad: The local civic body Thursday launched an initiative to make Hyderabad free of potholes, which are source of constant annoyance for motorists.
Greater Hyderabad Municipal
Washington: Researchers have recently excavated ancient stone artifacts in Saudi Arabia that might provide deeper insight into how humans dispersed out of Africa.
Scientists said that
Washington: A new study has helped researchers unveil the mystery behind "moving", sailing rocks of Death Valley's Racetrack Playa.
A team of researchers from the Scripps Institution
Washington: A new study has revealed that over-confident people can fool others into believing they are more talented than they actually are.
According to researchers, these 'self-
Washington: Researchers have discovered an evidence of possible dinosaur nest that may have also had a babysitter to look after the young dinosaurs.
According to a new study by
Los Angeles: A talented Pomeranian in the US that can shake hands, bow, ride a skateboard and even stamp his own autograph has now entered the record books for being the world's fastest dog on
New York: Under-representation of skills had forced women working in the IT sector to flee the profession but a 12-year-old model by an Indian-origin researcher can help stem the gender bias, a
New York: How a parent responds to an infant's babbling can speed up the child's language development, new research shows.
"Parents may not understand a baby's prattling, but by
Washington: A new study has suggested that wolves tend to yawn when they see one of their brethren indulging in the act -- just like the humans.
This kind of contagious behaviour
Washington: A new study has revealed that gamblers' and pigeons' brain works in a similar way, while making risky decisions.
Research, led by Dr Elliot Ludvig of the University of
Washington: Researchers recently discovered an ancient wine cellar at a Middle Bronze Age Canaanite palace in Israel.
During a 2013 excavation, the researchers from Brandeis
Washington: A new study has explained how 'walking fishes' walked on land and helped humans evolve about 400 million years ago.
Researchers at McGill University, turned to a living
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai