Australia look for the breaks to lay down a marker in Kazan

Australia head into next month`s world championships without sprint king James Magnussen leaving Cate Campbell to lead a team with some exciting young talent determined to lay down a marker for next year`s Rio de Janeiro Olympics. 

Dolphin study shows `dairy fat` may help curb diabetes in humans

A new study conducted on Dolphins has shown that eating foods rich in heptadecanoic acid, a saturated fat present in butter and some fish may help reverse diabetes in humans.

How Dolphins ''hear'' a sound
How Dolphins ''hear'' a sound

Unlike most mammals that primarily process sound in a single area, two areas of the dolphin brain are associated with the auditory system, a new research says.

Number of dolphins in Chambal rises

The number of dolphins in Chambal river had increased from 66 to 71, while the species did not show up in the Son and Ken rivers in Madhya Pradesh, according to a census conducted by the state forest department.

Pigs as smart as chimps!
Pigs as smart as chimps!

 Scientists have found that pigs have excellent long-term memory and can solve problems just as good as chimpanzees.

BP oil spill caused dolphins` lung disease, deaths: Study
BP oil spill caused dolphins` lung disease, deaths: Study

Dolphins swimming in the oil-contaminated waters of the Gulf of Mexico after the 2010 BP spill suffered unusual lung lesions and died at high rates because of petroleum pollution, US scientists said Wednesday.

Japanese zoos, aquariums vote over dolphin hunt
Japanese zoos, aquariums vote over dolphin hunt

Japan's zoos and aquariums were expected to decide today whether to remain part of a global body that suspended them over their use of dolphins caught by the controversial drive hunt method.

Just like humans, dolphins too are choosy about friends
Just like humans, dolphins too are choosy about friends

A new study has revealed that dolphins form highly complex and dynamic networks of friends.

Dolphins have social networks too!
Dolphins have social networks too!

Just like humans, dolphins form highly complex and dynamic networks of friends, preferring to mingle with some fellow dolphins while avoiding others, scientists say.

Dolphins too have social networks
Dolphins too have social networks

They do not log in to Facebook or Twitter, but dolphins do, in fact, form highly complex and dynamic networks of friends, a new research has found.

Dolphins raise voices to communicate in noisy waters
Dolphins raise voices to communicate in noisy waters

When their water environment becomes noisy, dolphins put in extra effort, raising their voices in order to communicate.

Japan buries more dolphins after mass beaching

Japanese officials were burying several more dolphins on Monday as researchers tried to work out why scores of the animals beached themselves last week.

US lawyer argues chimps are people too

 Attorney Steven Wise is on a crusade to prove that, as a matter of law, chimps are people too.

Ganjam coast potential habitat for dolphins

 Ganjam coast in Odisha which is famous for the mass nesting of Olive Ridley turtles has also been found to be a potential habitat for different species of dolphins.

Dolphins, cats are not similar despite sharing same genes

A new research has revealed the reason behind dolphins not being a cat, or the reason of rich diversity in mammals.

Bangladeshi ship's oil spill threatens Sunderbans
Bangladeshi ship's oil spill threatens Sunderbans

The natural Sunderbans region of West Bengal is about to face an ecological nightmare after a 350-tonne oil spilled over an 80-sq-km area along the Sela river in Bangladesh. 

Gangetic dolphin found dead in Bihar

A Gangetic dolphin, an endangered species, was killed by suspected poachers in a Bihar dolphin sanctuary, officials said Tuesday.

Highveld Lions hoping Chris Gayle can solve top order problems
Highveld Lions hoping Chris Gayle can solve top order problems

 Highveld Lions are hoping Chris Gayle’s explosive batting at the top of the order can be the catalyst to their success in the upcoming Ram Slam Twenty20 League which bowls off here Sunday.

Fishes like to play with objects: Study
Fishes like to play with objects: Study

Scientists have found that fish play with objects just like other creatures do, a discovery that suggests 'play' is part of animals' evolutionary history and not just random, meaningless behaviour.

Socializing with dolphins helps killer whales learn to 'communicate'
Socializing with dolphins helps killer whales learn to 'communicate'

In a new study, killer whales learned how to communicate when they mingled with bottlenose dolphins.