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Pilikula Nisargadhama welcomes different migratory birds

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 19:18

People visiting the Dr Shivaram Karanth Biological Park, at Pilikula Nisargadhama, will now have the chance to see a variety of birds including the Siberian cranes.

Machine uses pee to create `biological concrete`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 15:35

A new portable machine uses a mixture of sand, bacteria and urine to create an eco-friendly concrete-like material that can be used to make bricks to build houses.

US biological weapons tested in Okinawa in 60s: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 12:23

The US army conducted field experiments of biological weapons, which could harm rice cropping, in the Japanese island of Okinawa in the early 1960s, a media report said today.

Scientist developing `biological fax machine` to copy Martian life

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 11:55

A maverick scientist wants to detect Martian life and bring it back to Earth by using a device called a digital biological converter, or biological teleporter that he`s trying to build.

International DNA barcoding agreement signed

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 09:37

Experts called for strengthening international scientific cooperation in species database sharing at the recently concluded fifth International Barcode of Life Conference in China`s Yunnan province.

Bees underwent extinction same time as dinos 65 mln yrs ago

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 12:47

A new study claimed that bees also underwent massive extinction when dinosaurs did millions of years ago.

Russia denies issuing conclusions over Arafat`s death

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 17:09

The Russian agency involved in studying the remains of Yasser Arafat on Tuesday denied issuing any conclusions about the death of the late Palestinian leader, after a report cited its chief as saying he could not have died from polonium poisoning.

UN to study ramifications of sand mining

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 10:56

Sand mining, a major environmental concern, will soon get international attention after it was included in the list of the new and emerging issues by the United Nations, an activist said here Wednesday.

Paternity row: ND Tiwari denies Rohit as his biological son

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 21:18

More than a year after DNA test report established ND Tiwari as the biological father of a youth, the senior Congress leader on Wednesday denied having "any kind of relations with the youth`s mother" and said the paternity suit is a "political conspiracy" by his opponents.

Scientists find ‘extraterrestrial life’ in Earth`s atmosphere

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 09:42

A balloon having extra-terrestrial particles landed in West Yorkshire city, Wakefield.

Mosquitoes can smell hosts better during night

Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 15:40

Researchers have found that the major malaria vector in Africa is able to smell major human host odorants better at night.

Biocon launches biological drug to combat psoriasis

Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 20:14

Bangalore-headquartered biotechnology company Biocon Saturday announced the launch of a biological drug researched, developed and manufactured in the country to treat chronic plaque psoriasis and said it is in discussions to finalise a global partner to take it worldwide.