Ever wondered how animals know when to call it a day and return to their shelters? The colour of light has a major impact on how the brain clock measures the time of the day and on how our physiology and behaviour adjust accordingly.
A new study has revealed that acidic oceans triggered greatest extinction of all time 252 million-years-ago, which wiped out more than 90 per cent of marine species and more than two-thirds of the animals living on land.
A circus registered in Assam has been derecognised by the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) after investigation by a group of animal rights organisations revealed exploitation and torture of its animals, PETA said on Wednesday.
Antibiotic consumption in livestock worldwide could rise by 67 percent between 2010 and 2030, and possibly endanger their effectiveness in humans, say Princeton University researchers, including one who is of Indian-origin.
Researchers have claimed to have established a "reliable" approach to predict the likely occurrence of human-wildlife conflict which will help conservation scientists to pre-emptively mitigate them and foster co-existence between people and animals.
Researchers have found that a magnetically sensitive protein called Cryptochrome that mediates circadian rhythms in plants and animals helps birds to sense the earth's magnetic field and use it to navigate over long distances.