University of Mumbai to set up institute on marine sciences

With 720 kilometers of coastline and a vast marine life, it is not a surprise that University of Mumbai is all set to start an institute for marine research. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports.

Canine walks can help reveal who`s the top dog

Dogs` paths during group walks can be used to determine leadership roles and through that their social ranks and personality traits, a new research has published.

Nature`s glue tells spider webs to snatch prey

It is the electrically-conductive glue that pushes spider webs to snatch prey and pollutants, shows research.

Dolphins `purposely get high on puffer fish toxins`

A new documentary has revealed that dolphins, like humans, also deliberately `gets high`.

AIPMT 2014: Sample Q&A

Dnaofeducation brings you the Med Test Anatomy, a dedicated column on the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT), that will be conducted in May 2014.

AIPMT 2014: Sample Q&A

Dnaofeducation brings you the Med Test Anatomy, a dedicated column on the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT), that will be conducted in May 2014.

Mystery behind `zebra stripes` solved

Researchers have finally got an answer to why zebras have stripes, claiming that the animals have the striking pattern to confuse predators.

AIPMT 2014: Sample Q&A

Dnaofeducation brings you the Med Test Anatomy, a dedicated column on the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT), that will be conducted in May 2014.

Bumblebees copy each other when looking for best flowers

Though they have tiny brains, bees are smart enough to pick out the most attractive flowers by watching other bees and learning from their behaviour, scientists have found.

Nematode genus discovered by AMU researchers

The authors have named this new genus and species as
`Rhinodorylaimus Kazirangus` on rhinoceros which is the
flagship animal at this National Park, they said.