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Scientists make paralyzed rats learn to `grip` again

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 18:59

A research which was conducted on rats, who were first paralyzed, found that with right timing, dosage and kind of rehabilitation, motor functions can recover almost fully even after a large stroke.

Bird study sheds light on human speech-language development

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 12:36

A new study has shown for the first time how two tiny molecules regulate a gene implicated in speech and language impairments as well as autism disorders.

Chimps choose pals based on `similarity of personality` just like humans

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 15:08

A new study has revealed that chimpanzees choose their friends as to be similar in personality.

Chimp ancestors may have learned to make friends 6 mn yrs ago

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 12:41

A new research has found that the ability to form friendship with people like oneself was there in ancestors of chimpanzees and humans.

Now, microchip that mimics human brain

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 13:38

In a breakthrough, Swiss scientists have developed a novel new microchip that works just like a human brain and exhibits cognitive abilities.

Less active female mice tend to live longer

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 15:31

A new study has found that female mice with greater life expectancy are less active and less explorative than their fellow females with lower life expectancy.

Mongoose calls more human-like than thought: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 18:11

Scientists have found that mongoose combine discrete units of sound somewhat like humans put together a consonant and vowel to form a syllable.

Sun surrounded by dark matter, claim scientists

Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 16:25

Scientists have claimed that the Sun is surrounded by dark matter, a phenomenon first proposed in the 1930s by a Swiss astronomer.