Flowers lure pollinating bees, says study

Flowers lure pollinating bees, says study

bumblebees were drawn to synthetic flowers designed to generate the same kind of ultraviolet rings,

Oct 21, 2017, 17:30 PM IST

Include these edible flowers in your diet!

 Do you know that flowers can be eaten? Well, many of us might not be aware of it but there are several flowers that are edible and also make excellent natural remedies.

Jul 16, 2016, 15:07 PM IST
Real or fake? The Narilatha flowers that take the shape of a naked woman!

Real or fake? The Narilatha flowers that take the shape of a naked woman!

It is said that the Narilhata flower plants grow only in the Himalayan region in India, and bloom at an interval of 20 years.

Jun 28, 2016, 14:33 PM IST
30 million year old fossil flowers found preserved in amber

30 million year old fossil flowers found preserved in amber

Asterids, the researchers noted in this study, are among Earth's most important and diverse plants, with 10 orders, 98 families and about 80,000 species. 

Feb 17, 2016, 21:52 PM IST

Gwalior: Wasted flowers in temples can be used as fertilizers!

Jiwaji University has come up with a great step to convert wasted flowers from into fertilizers.

Jan 31, 2016, 20:16 PM IST

After Western food, now Russia burns Dutch flowers

A week after angering many in Russia by burning illegally imported Western food, authorities have started feeding Dutch flowers to the flames.

Aug 19, 2015, 10:13 AM IST

Flowers serve as 'parasite hotpots', may endanger bees

 Flowers can infect visiting bees with parasites that are known to cause lethargy, dysentery, colony collapse and queen death in heavily infected bees, a new study has found.

Aug 05, 2015, 18:12 PM IST

Traces of flowers found on Palaeolithic tomb

Placing flowers on the tomb could be quite an ancient practice as researchers have traced flowers placed on the tomb of the so-called Red Lady, dating to the early phase of the Stone Age.

May 09, 2015, 14:11 PM IST

Visit the Chhinnamasta Temple in Jharkhand to get wishes fulfilled

The main attraction of the Chhinnamasta (also known as Chinnamastika) temple is the headless deity of Goddess Chinnamasta which stands on the body of Kamdeo and Rati in the lotus bed.

Apr 08, 2015, 10:10 AM IST

Bumblebees are forgetful too

Much like humans, bumblebees can be 'forgetful' too, reveals a new research.

Feb 27, 2015, 21:43 PM IST

Ghaziabad ISKCON temple's members take out Lord Jagannath`s Rath Yatra

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Feb 20, 2015, 11:06 AM IST
Masaba's collection creates fireworks at WIFW

Masaba's collection creates fireworks at WIFW

With "patakha" as the muse, designer Masaba Gupta presented her new collection at the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) spring-summer 2015 here.

Oct 11, 2014, 09:35 AM IST
Lamar Odom sends Khloe Kardashian flowers to get her back?

Lamar Odom sends Khloe Kardashian flowers to get her back?


Los Angeles: Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian's estranged husband Lamar Odom reportedly sends her flowers on a regular basis to win her back.

Oct 06, 2014, 11:53 AM IST

Bees select best flowers even before landing

For rearing their young, bees need to be able to select flowers providing the most nutritious pollen and they know it even before landing on the flower simply by looking at the colour of the petals, says a study.

Jul 30, 2014, 16:16 PM IST

Noah Wyle sends flowers to stranger

Actor Noah Wyle sent flowers to a stranger who found his driver`s licence on the street in New York City and tracked him down to send it back to him.

Jul 13, 2014, 07:15 AM IST

Secret to slow ageing found... for flowers

Your bouquets could now remain fresh for much longer as researchers have found a technique that could slow down ageing of flowers by up to half, a finding that could lead to unravelling secrets on how to prevent cell decay in other organisms.

Jul 05, 2014, 17:07 PM IST

Diesel exhaust affects honeybees` ability to forage for flowers

Exposure to common air pollutants that are found in diesel exhaust is capable of affecting the ability of honeybees to recognise floral odours, a new research has showed.

Oct 04, 2013, 11:10 AM IST

Entice woos women with flower-inspired jewellery

Women love flowers and jewellery. What if there is a two-in-one offer? Entice, a jewellery brand by KGK group, has come up with an exquisite collection of intricate ornaments inspired from six rare flowers to woo fashionistas.

Jun 07, 2013, 15:11 PM IST

Flowers turning red to entice birds as pollinators: Study

Certain native flowers are turning red to entice birds as pollinators, shifting away from insects that did the job earlier, says a new research.

Feb 27, 2013, 15:31 PM IST

Flowers still best way to a woman’s heart

A bouquet of flowers can indeed have a powerful impact on romance, scientists have found.

Jun 12, 2012, 11:06 AM IST