Leicester University

Soon, Mars `hopper` to successfully negotiate obstacles on Red Planet

A team of scientists in the UK is planning to build a Mars "hopper" - a robot that can bounce across the surface of the Red Planet.

Sep 25, 2013, 12:54 PM IST

King Richard III was infected with roundworms

King Richard III`s remains that were rediscovered last year - buried under a car park in northern England - has revealed that the monarch was infected with roundworms.

Sep 04, 2013, 10:41 AM IST

Fruit ripening protein discovered

Scientists have discovered a protein that ripens fruits early and could boost their value and sales dramatically.

Nov 02, 2012, 19:43 PM IST