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Now, a smartphone for dolphins to play games

Researchers have developed an underwater computer touchscreen exclusively for dolphins to play games.

Dolphin intelligence to be studied via newly-developed underwater touchscreen!

Dolphin intelligence to be studied via newly-developed underwater touchscreen!

In addition to the touchscreen, the dolphin's habitat at the US National Aquarium in Baltimore has been outfitted with equipment to record their behaviour and vocalisations as they encounter and begin to use the technology.

Gangetic dolphins sighted in highly polluted pockets of Hooghly river

Gangetic dolphins sighted in highly polluted pockets of Hooghly river

The study was conducted by observing and counting dolphins from the riverbank at specific locations along the 534-km stretch of the Hooghly in West Bengal.

Dolphin genes may hold key to treating stroke, kidney failure

Dolphin genes may hold key to treating stroke, kidney failure

Comparing the proteins of humans and these other mammals is already providing researchers with a wealth of new information about how the human body works.

Do dolphins have a human-like spoken language? - Watch video

Do dolphins have a human-like spoken language? - Watch video

Two Black Sea bottlenose dolphins, named Yasha and Yana, were taped talking to each other in a pool, and without interruption. 

Incredible fact just discovered: Dolphins are mouth-breathers!

Incredible fact just discovered: Dolphins are mouth-breathers!

The team of reserchers from the University of Otago confirmed this report saying that a dolphin spotted at the coast of New Zealand was discovered breathing through its mouth.

Kevin Pietersen returning to Dolphins for T20 stint

Kevin Pietersen returning to Dolphins for T20 stint

Pietersen has been sidelined since April, recovering from an injury he sustained playing in the Indian Premier League.

Europe's killer whales, dolphins threatened by PCB pollution: Study

Europe's killer whales, dolphins threatened by PCB pollution: Study

Despite regulations and mitigation measures to reduce PCB (polychlorinated biphenyl) pollution, it still poses a great threat to the population of killer whales and dolphins, in European seas, according to a study published online on Thursday in the journal Scientific Reports.

Mercury level in dolphins linked to exposure in humans

Mercury level in dolphins linked to exposure in humans

The most toxic form of mercury known as methylmercury builds up in fish, shellfish, and animals that eat fish, and are the main sources of mercury exposure in humans.

Kevin Pietersen slams T20 ton in South Africa

Kevin Pietersen slams T20 ton in South Africa

Pietersen is now working as a a freelance T20 batsman.

Planktons' jumps may help us improve our engineering

 Dolphins and whales may attract a lot of attention when they leap dramatically out of the water. But aquatic animals thousands of times smaller, such as plankton, are accomplished jumpers, too.

India's first dolphin community reserve to come up in Bengal

India's first dolphin community reserve to come up in Bengal

Gangetic river dolphins are an endangered species and in order to preserve them, Bengal will soon acquire the country's first community reserve for the mammal.

Underwater programme may help humans talk to dolphins

Humans are a step closer to communicating directly with animals, thanks to a group of scientists developing an underwater computer to recognise dolphin sounds and then respond in real time.

Dolphins inspire a better kind of sonar

Scientists develops a new underwater device that can outperform standard sonar and detect objects through bubble clouds.