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Meet 'DeployBot' – The first foldable, walking robot to assist in future space missions!

Meet 'DeployBot' – The first foldable, walking robot to assist in future space missions!

The modules are made of both rigid and flexible materials and contain embedded magnets that connect and lock multiple modules together.

Worth of Australia's Great Barrier Reef valued at US $42 billion, study says 'it's too big to fail'

Worth of Australia's Great Barrier Reef valued at US $42 billion, study says 'it's too big to fail'

The study, based on six months' analysis, comes as the reef suffers an unprecedented second straight year of coral bleaching due to warming sea temperatures linked to climate change with the problems compounded this year by a powerful cyclone pummelling the area. 

New, extinct wasp species named after David Bowie's alter ego

New, extinct wasp species named after David Bowie's alter ego

Researchers from Capital Normal University in China found two unidentified wasp specimens that were exceptionally well- preserved in Burmese amber.

Is the downfall of deforestation near? Aussie engineer has it all planned with this drone! - This is how

Is the downfall of deforestation near? Aussie engineer has it all planned with this drone! - This is how

More than 15 billion trees are lost to the world every year as civilisation continues to expand.

Baby Elephant chases birds and falls face-down at Sweden zoo – Watch

Baby Elephant chases birds and falls face-down at Sweden zoo – Watch

It shows the baby elephant running after the birds while his mom stands watch over him - until he takes a tumble and falls face-first on the ground in a hilarious manner which is worth watching.

Zolo the 'breakdancing' gorilla shows off stellar moves in his swimming pool! - Watch video

Zolo the 'breakdancing' gorilla shows off stellar moves in his swimming pool! - Watch video

The video immediately caught the pulse of the social media platforms and people just couldn't have enough of Zolo's rockstar performance in his little pool.

Shape of the egg depends on flying skills of bird, says study

Shape of the egg depends on flying skills of bird, says study

Researchers report that the variety in the shape of the eggs birds lay depends on how well a bird flies.

Heat can make you moody and anti-social, suggests study

Heat can make you moody and anti-social, suggests study

A new study suggests that hot temperature is more likely to make people anti-social and moody.

Rhino killed in Assam national park

Rhino killed in Assam national park

The rhino's horn was missing which indicated that it was a case of poaching.

Australian red gum trees under threat due to rising CO2 levels, say researchers

Australian red gum trees under threat due to rising CO2 levels, say researchers

A study by Carsten Kulheim from the ANU's Research School of Biology has shown that rising levels of CO2 threatens the future of the species.

Climate change may claim sea turtle population; scientists sound warning!

Climate change may claim sea turtle population; scientists sound warning!

Researchers recorded sand temperatures at a globally important loggerhead sea turtle nesting site in Cape Verde off the northwest coast of Africa over six years.

Tokyo zoo is celebrating; confirms new baby panda is a girl!

Tokyo zoo is celebrating; confirms new baby panda is a girl!

The new unnamed cub and her 11-month-old mother, Shin Shin, are being carefully monitored round the clock.

Wildlife awareness event held in Kolkata

Wildlife awareness event held in Kolkata

An awareness rally, film show and seminar has been organised by a city based organisation in a bid to create wildlife awareness among students.

Antarctic researchers take icy plunge to mark solstice

Antarctic researchers take icy plunge to mark solstice

Expeditioners stationed at Australia`s Davis station marked midwinter`s day by taking a chainsaw to the ice, cutting a small pool and taking a dip in water with a temperature of -1.8 degrees Celsius (28.76 Fahrenheit).

Scientists welcome three newly discovered species of chameleons!

Scientists welcome three newly discovered species of chameleons!

There are 206 described species of chameleons on the planet and Hughes hopes to continue finding many more.

Feeling the heat? It's about to become more intense, says study!

Feeling the heat? It's about to become more intense, says study!

A team of researchers examined 1,949 deadly heat waves from around the world since 1980 to look for trends, define when heat is so severe it kills and forecast the future.

China realises world's longest real-time transmission of deep-sea data

China realises world's longest real-time transmission of deep-sea data

The real-time deep-sea data includes the condition of the subsurface buoy, the flowing speed, direction and pressure of seawater.

Studying climatic changes next on China's agenda, scientific expedition to Tibet launched!

Studying climatic changes next on China's agenda, scientific expedition to Tibet launched!

The last expedition of similar scale in Tibet, regarded as roof of the world was conducted in the 1970s.

Renewable Energy will reach 49 percent in India by 2040: Report

Renewable Energy will reach 49 percent in India by 2040: Report

Wind and solar energy account for 48 percent of installed capacity and 34 percent of electricity generation world-wide by 2040.

Clarify stand on Ganga encroachments, NGT directs Centre, other stakeholders

Clarify stand on Ganga encroachments, NGT directs Centre, other stakeholders

The green panel asked the ministries of environment and water resources, the National Mission for Clean Ganga, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).