Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 18:22
Harvard researchers have identified three general types of microbial communities that live on cheese.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 10:37
Indonesia has double the deforestation rate in Brazil and has become the largest destroyer of forests housing some of the world`s most endangered species.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 16:00
A new species of Caribbean coral has been named after singer Jennifer Lopez. Researchers found the new species in Mona Passage off the coast of Puerto Rico.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 18:42
Scientists have identified the fossilised remains of a two-inch-long hedgehog species, which they have called `Silvacola acares`, in an ancient lake bed in Canada.
Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 16:13
Physicist Louis Del Monte has warned that humans would not be able to retain the tag of the top species on Earth after 30 years.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 21:32
In a ground breaking discovery, researchers have found that Tibetans were able to adapt to high altitudes thanks to a gene picked up when their ancestors mated with a species of humans they helped push to extinction.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 18:24
Researchers from two Spanish universities have discovered a new species of beetle in the depths of the Krubera cave, the deepest cave known to man, 2,140 metres deep in the Western Caucasus.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 18:12
Many of the Caribbean`s coral reefs could vanish in the next 20 years, according to a new report which found that healthy coral reefs have declined by about 50 per cent in the past four decades.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:22
Invasive plants can accelerate the greenhouse effect by releasing carbon stored in the soil into the atmosphere, says a study.
Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 18:17
Scientists have found a new species of round-eared sengi, or elephant-shrew, in the remote deserts of south-western Africa.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 15:22
Iran is rushing to try to save one of the world`s critically endangered species, the Asiatic cheetah, and bring it back from the verge of extinction in its last remaining refuge.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 17:43
Australian scientists have uncovered several new species of mammals in the remote forests of Papua New Guinea.
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