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Indian-origin researcher develops soap bubbles that deliver information

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 18:35

Researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have created a multi-sensory technology called SensaBubble that creates soap bubbles, which can have images projected onto them or release a scent when they are burst.

Subglacial trench deeper than the Grand Canyon discovered in Antarctica

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 00:30

A trench deeper than the Grand Canyon has been discovered beneath several kilometres of Antarctic ice by a group of scientists from the United Kingdom.

Ancient Egyptians prepared expensive meat mummies for afterlife

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 17:26

Ancient Egyptians not only mummified their dead, they also mummified cuts of meat for the deceased to enjoy in the afterlife.

Why parents don`t approve of daughter`s partner decoded

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 23:31

Scientists believe they have discovered why parents rarely think their daughter`s partner is good enough for her - and it is all down to evolution!

Melting glaciers likely to have `minor` role in future sea-level rise

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 14:55

A new study has suggested that melt-water that trickles down through the ice is likely to have a minor role in sea-level rise compared with other effects like iceberg production and surface melt.

Now, humanoid robot that sees and maps in 3D

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 19:17

Researchers have developed one of the most advanced humanoid robots in the world that maps reference relative to its surroundings and is able to "remember" where it has been before.

How the dinosaur started walking on its two legs

Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 11:49

A new study has looked into how the dinosaur went from being a four legged creature to a two legged animal.

Rare fossils give insight into dinosaur brain development

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 13:25

A new analysis of differently-aged brain fossils from the same species of dinosaur has revealed new insights into how the organ developed in the 150-million-year old creatures.

Noisy ships are harming crabs

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 15:36

The noise made by ships is producing an ecological side-effect which impacts crabs with the largest specimens being hardest hit, a new study has found.

How dinosaurs got world`s longest necks

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 16:23

Hollow neck bones made it possible for the largest of all dinosaurs to evolve necks longer than any other creature that has ever lived, researchers have suggested.

Humans started making cheese more than 7,000 years: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 13:35

The art of cheese-making dates back at least 7,000 years to Poland, archaeologists have concluded after finding traces of an ancient vintage.

`Bush cricket can give us superhuman hearing`

Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 14:20

A newly discovered hearing organ in bush crickets` ears could hold clue to superhuman hearing, researchers claim.