'Jesus lizard' walked on water 48 million years ago

Scientists have discovered a 48-million-year-old fossil of a 'Jesus lizard', known for its ability to walk on water, in the US State of Wyoming.

New smartphone technology to help blind people 'see'

Scientists are developing new adaptive mobile technology that could enable visually-impaired people to 'see' through their smartphone or tablet.

Male contraceptive comes closer to reality

In a groundbreaking research that may pave the way for a male contraceptive, scientists have identified key molecular events that could play a critical role as sperm and egg fuse to create new life.

Exercise can fatten you

 Are you trying hard to lose weight but can't shed those extra pounds off? Don't worry as scientists are claiming that exercise often doesn't help lose weight.

New drug may prevent death from flu virus

Scientists in Canada have developed a new drug that offers an unconventional approach to beat the flu virus.

Largest turtle breeding colony found in Atlantic
Largest turtle breeding colony found in Atlantic

Scientists have found that the Central African country of Gabon is providing an invaluable nesting ground for a vulnerable species of sea turtle considered a regional conservation priority.

Britain's oldest vegetarian dinosaur found

 Scientists have identified Britain's oldest sauropod (plant-eaters) dinosaur from a fossil bone discovered on the Yorkshire coast.

Scientists grow tiny brain cortex in lab

Scientists have perfected mini cultured 3-D structures that grow and function much like the key working tissue or cortex of the brain from which they were derived, an advance that may lead to personalised medicine.

New 'designer carbon' enhances battery performance

Scientists at the Stanford University have created a new carbon material that significantly boosts the performance of energy-storage technologies.

Dog's bark can give away its sex and age

Scientists have recently discovered that the sound that dogs make when they bark actually gives away information about their sex and age.

Sleep helps us learn and memorise: Study

 Scientists have found the underlying mechanism of how sleep helps us learn and memorise.

Global climate set for change over decades: Study
Global climate set for change over decades: Study

The global climate is on the verge of broad-scale change that could last for a number of decades, shows a study by British scientists.

Scientists create new version of spider silk

Spinning a major success for the textile industry, researchers have now succeeded in producing samples of spider silk in the laboratory.

Box jellyfish anti-venom closer: Australian scientists
Box jellyfish anti-venom closer: Australian scientists

Australian scientists say they are closer to developing anti-venom for one of the world's deadliest toxins, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported on Friday.

Did the `first murder` on Earth take place 430,000 yrs ago?

Scientists have identified lethal wounds on a 430,000 years old human skull, which may have been the very first murder in human history.

How our solar system looked like as a 'toddler'

Scientists have found a young planetary system which may enable them to understand what our own solar system looked like as 'toddler' billions of years ago.

New 'economic' urine test may replace need for blood samples

Scientists have developed a new urine testing method, that is not only economic, but is faster and could reduce need for blood samples.

New step toward 'green' bendable electronics with 1st light-emitting paper

A team of scientists is reporting a new step toward bendable electronics after developing the first light-emitting, transparent and flexible paper out of environmentally friendly materials via a simple, suction-filtration method.

Scientists map brain connections in quest for Alzheimer's cure

 Scientists have mapped connections in the healthy elderly brain, known as a connectome, setting foundation for a new study into Alzheimer's.

Follow these tips to reduce stroke risk

Scientists have come up with easy to remember pointers, which can help reduce the risk of having a stroke.