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Earth`s 6th mass extinction begins

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:53

A study has revealed the early stages of Earth`s 6th mass extinction event, for which human activities are being held responsible.

Scientists to excavate Wyoming cave with trove of Ice Age fossils

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:36

Scientists will begin excavation early next week of an ancient Wyoming sinkhole containing a rare bounty of fossil remains of prehistoric animals, such as mammoths and dire wolves, preserved in unusually good condition, researchers said on Thursday.

Animal instinct can save human beings from disasters

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 12:16

Using ancient animal instincts, science may find ways to save human lives and protect material resources against disasters that happen unexpectedly like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and landslides.

Caribbean coral named after JLo

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.

Activist accused of molesting a woman cop gets interim relief in Mumbai

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 21:44

An animal rights activist, against whom a woman police officer had filed a case of molestation, was on Monday granted interim protection from arrest till August 6 by a local court.

Monkeys believe in `winning streaks`

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 14:18

Do monkeys, like humans, have hot-hand fallacy? Yes, reveals a new study.

Lesser-known wild species targeted by Poachers: Experts

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 22:59

Pangolins, monitor lizards, mongoose, spiny-tailed lizards, and mariner turtles are some of the lesser-known wild species falling on prey of the poachers.

Human hunters wiped out Ice Age animals

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 14:30

Large animals in Ice Age that included Sabre-toothed cats, huge kangaroos, and a leopard-sized marsupial lion became extinct because of human hunters and not climate change, says a new study.

152-million-year-old fearsome marine creature ate like modern-day killer whales

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 15:11

A fossilised tooth belonging to a fearsome marine predator has been recorded as the largest of its kind found in the UK, following its recent discovery.

Species go extinct far faster than before: Study

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 03:15

Species of plants and animals are becoming extinct at least 1,000 times faster than they did before humans arrived on the scene, and the world is on the brink of a sixth great extinction, a new study says.

Hunt for MERS source should look beyond camels: Veterinary officials

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 03:32

Scientists lack proof that camels are the source of a deadly new virus that has killed 186 people in Saudi Arabia and should widen their hunt to other animals, veterinary experts meeting in Paris said.

How animals walk

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 13:34

A new breakthrough study, which has identified the key neuron that allows animals to walk, will come in handy while developing new therapies for patients with spinal cord injuries or other motor impairments.