Humans may become cyborgs within 200 years: Professor
Humans may become cyborgs within 200 years: Professor

Humans may "upgrade" themselves to become cyborgs within the next 200 years, merging man and machine to potentially live forever, according to a Hebrew University professor.

This robot learns things like a child
This robot learns things like a child

Heard of a robot that can learn things on its own, through trial and error? Well, here is one.

Just like humans, dolphins too are choosy about friends
Just like humans, dolphins too are choosy about friends

A new study has revealed that dolphins form highly complex and dynamic networks of friends.

Baboons, like humans, hang out with similar trait beings
Baboons, like humans, hang out with similar trait beings

A new study has revealed that chacma baboons prefer to spend time with others of the same age, status and even personality.

Fish-generated sunscreen pill to protect humans: Study
Fish-generated sunscreen pill to protect humans: Study

Fish can produce their own sunscreen and copying the method they use could lead to a sunscreen pill for humans, says a new study.

Dolphins have social networks too!
Dolphins have social networks too!

Just like humans, dolphins form highly complex and dynamic networks of friends, preferring to mingle with some fellow dolphins while avoiding others, scientists say.

Odisha forest officials rescue 18.2 ft long Indian Rock Python

The state forest department personnel on Wednesday rescued a 18.2 feet long Indian Rock Python in distressed condition from a haystack in Paramanandapur village on the fringes of Bhitarkanika National Park here.

'Human hunting weapons didn't kill Neanderthals'

The demise of Neanderthals may have nothing to do with innovative hunting weapons carried by humans from west Asia, a new research shows.

Science measures humanity’s mark on extreme weather

Global warming since the Industrial Revolution is responsible for about three-quarters of certain heat extremes today, and nearly a fifth of unusually heavy downpours, according to a new study.

Bats use brain just like humans: Study
Bats use brain just like humans: Study

Just like humans, bats also use the left and right sides of their brains to process different aspects of sounds, a new study has found.

Colour helps our body clock adjust time

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.

Most people carry recessive disease mutations

A large global study spanning over two decades has revealed that humans carry an average of one to two mutations per person that can cause severe genetic disorders or prenatal death when two copies of the same mutation are inherited.

Aliens are probably enormous and weigh over 300 kgs!
Aliens are probably enormous and weigh over 300 kgs!

Aliens, if they exist, would be much larger than humans, weighing over a massive 300 kilogrammes, a cosmologist in Spain has calculated.

NASA-funded engine may take humans to Mars in 39 days!
NASA-funded engine may take humans to Mars in 39 days!

NASA has awarded a grant of USD 10 million to a Texas-based company to develop a revolutionary engine that could send humans to Mars in just 39 days.

We can send humans to Mars without breaking bank, says Bill Nye 'the Science Guy'
We can send humans to Mars without breaking bank, says Bill Nye 'the Science Guy'

The Planetary Society CEO, Bill Nye, recently stated that it is possible to send humans to Mars without breaking the bank by reaching consensus on the right set of missions.

Humans picked up sophisticated language 'pretty quickly': Study

A new study has recently revealed that humans quickly started speaking in a now-familiar form of language.

Big data reveals genetic clues in humans

After analysing big data about a key protein, computer scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have discovered its connection in human history as well as clues about its role in complex neurological diseases.

Neanderthal had different ear bones than modern humans: Study

A new study has revealed that Neanderthal ear bones were different from the modern humans.

World set to lose benefits of antibiotics: Study

 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.

Humans being increasingly attacked by animals: Kerala CM

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy expressed concern over growing incidents of man-animal conflict as evidenced by increasing animal attacks on humans.