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Certainty on sea levels rise by 2030: Scientists

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 18:21

The burning question whether sea level rise is accelerating can only be answered with a degree of certainty by 2030, an international team of scientists has claimed.

Early humans looked after their nutrition and security

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 14:48

Researchers have claimed 300,000 years before the emergence of anatomically modern humans, prehistoric people chose to predominantly live on islands in the flood plains of major rivers.

Diesel exhaust affects honeybees` ability to forage for flowers

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 11:10

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.

Diesel fumes baffle bees: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 22:18

Diesel exhaust fumes alter the flowery smells that guide bees when they forage, potentially sending them off course and putting the food-growing industry at risk, a study said today.

Soon, lighting bolt to charge mobile phones

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 10:43

Researchers have copied the idea that Mary Shelley displayed in her much acclaimed novel `Frankenstein` to charge a phone with a lightning bolt.

Scientists decode how dinosaurs learned to fly

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 14:31

Scientists have discovered how feathered dinosaurs took to the skies, providing new insight into the evolution of bird flight.

Wind tunnel experiments show evolution of bird flight among dinos

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 11:48

A new study into the aerodynamic performance of feathered dinosaurs has provided new insight into the evolution of bird flight.

New math model used to link space-time theories

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 15:10

Washington: University of Southampton researchers have taken a significant step in a project to unravel the secrets of the structure of the Universe.

Fossils help uncover origins of Antarctic ecosystem

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 14:25

The unique marine ecosystem of today`s Antarctic seas first developed when large ice sheets formed on Antarctica around 34 million years ago, according to new research involving a scientist from the University of Southampton.

Antarctica`s first whale skeleton found

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 13:37

Marine biologists have, for the first time, found a whale skeleton on the ocean floor near Antarctica, giving new insights into life in the sea depths.

Newly discovered dinosaur fossils defy bird evolution theory

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 12:43

The discovery of a new bird-like dinosaur from the Jurassic period has challenged the widely accepted theories on the origin of flight.

How the purple and pink sunscreens of reef corals work

Last Updated: Thursday, January 24, 2013, 09:19

New research by the University of Southampton has found a mechanism as to how corals use their pink and purple hues as sunscreen to protect them against harmful sunlight.