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Kevin Pietersen returning to Dolphins for T20 stint

Kevin Pietersen returning to Dolphins for T20 stint

Pietersen has been sidelined since April, recovering from an injury he sustained playing in the Indian Premier League.

Europe's killer whales, dolphins threatened by PCB pollution: Study

Europe's killer whales, dolphins threatened by PCB pollution: Study

Despite regulations and mitigation measures to reduce PCB (polychlorinated biphenyl) pollution, it still poses a great threat to the population of killer whales and dolphins, in European seas, according to a study published online on Thursday in the journal Scientific Reports.

Mercury level in dolphins linked to exposure in humans

Mercury level in dolphins linked to exposure in humans

The most toxic form of mercury known as methylmercury builds up in fish, shellfish, and animals that eat fish, and are the main sources of mercury exposure in humans.

Kevin Pietersen slams T20 ton in South Africa

Kevin Pietersen slams T20 ton in South Africa

Pietersen is now working as a a freelance T20 batsman.

Planktons' jumps may help us improve our engineering

 Dolphins and whales may attract a lot of attention when they leap dramatically out of the water. But aquatic animals thousands of times smaller, such as plankton, are accomplished jumpers, too.

India's first dolphin community reserve to come up in Bengal

India's first dolphin community reserve to come up in Bengal

Gangetic river dolphins are an endangered species and in order to preserve them, Bengal will soon acquire the country's first community reserve for the mammal.

Kevin Pietersen to return to South Africa for T20 bash

Kevin Pietersen to return to South Africa for T20 bash

England batsman Kevin Pietersen is to make a return to South African cricket having agreed to play five matches for the Durban-based KwaZulu-Natal Dolphins in the country’s domestic Twenty20 championship.

First ever 'dolphin brain' scan shows likeness to bat

 Ever wondered, how are dolphins incredibly intelligent social animals? In a first, neuroscientists have mapped the sensory and motor systems in the brains of dolphins.

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.