Polar bears can't find enough seals to eat, warming may make it worse: Researchers

Polar bears can't find enough seals to eat, warming may make it worse: Researchers

The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet, and melting ice forces polar bears to travel greater distances to catch their main meal – young seals.

Feb 02, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
US military developing 'super SEALs' with enhanced brainpower

US military developing 'super SEALs' with enhanced brainpower

Transcranial electrical stimulation was one of the technologies touted by then-Defence Secretary as part of his Defense Innovation Unit, or DIUx, initiative.

Apr 06, 2017, 17:14 PM IST
Seals use 'voice recognition' to identify rivals

Seals use 'voice recognition' to identify rivals

Male elephant seals can identify the strength and status of their rival during the mating season through distinctive vocal calls.

Aug 14, 2015, 14:53 PM IST

SEAL Team 6, a 'global manhunting machine': Times

SEAL Team 6, the special operations unit that took down Osama bin Laden, has emerged as "a global manhunting machine" whose secrecy has raised questions about its accountability, the New York Times reported Sunday.

Jun 07, 2015, 23:08 PM IST

Obama bars oil, gas drilling in Alaska haven

President Barack Obama declared Alaska`s ecologically rich Bristol Bay off-limits for oil and gas exploration on Tuesday, saying the move was necessary to safeguard the region`s fishing and tourism industries.

Dec 17, 2014, 06:18 AM IST

Seals may have spread tuberculosis to humans: Study

In a bizarre turn of events, research shows that tuberculosis likely spread from humans in Africa to seals and sea lions that brought the disease to South America.

Aug 21, 2014, 11:51 AM IST

So who killed Osama bin Laden?

Twenty-three SEALs and their interpreter raided Osama bin Laden`s compound just after midnight on the morning of May 2, 2011.

Mar 28, 2013, 11:46 AM IST

Seals sleep with half their brains

Some of the brain chemicals that allow seals to sleep with half of their brain at a time have been identified - a discovery that Canadian researchers say could help in research into human sleep problems.

Feb 20, 2013, 15:48 PM IST

First land animals shuffled like seals

The world`s first 3D reconstruction of a four-legged animal backbone has shown that the early animals on land moved around like seals.

Jan 14, 2013, 22:28 PM IST

Seals have incredible navigation skills

Seals are capable of finding their way back to the exact spot where they were born even after spending five years out at sea.

Nov 20, 2011, 16:07 PM IST

Pakistan to set up panel to probe Abbottabad incident

Osama bin Laden was gunned down May 2 by US Navy commandos in Pakistan.

May 30, 2011, 13:05 PM IST

Obama to meet bin Laden commandos Friday

The President will privately thank some of the special operators involved in the operation.

May 06, 2011, 12:19 PM IST

Bin Laden, two others didn`t fire on SEALs: Report

A US govt source said bin Laden was not armed when he was shot dead.

May 06, 2011, 12:09 PM IST

MCD seals 20 properties, demolishes 29

Continuing its drive against
illegal structures, MCD on Wednesday sealed 20 buildings and
demolished unauthorised portions of 29 properties in
north-west and east Delhi.

Dec 15, 2010, 22:06 PM IST

Scientists use seals, gliders to unlock ocean secrets

Scientists are outfitting elephant seals and water gliders to unlock the oceans` secrets.

Oct 16, 2010, 00:20 AM IST

Seals tend to sleep as they sink in the sea

In a new research, scientists have found that seals can sleep as they are sinking in the sea.

Feb 28, 2010, 11:07 AM IST

Humpback whales can protect seals

Two scientists have discovered that humpback whales can out of maternal instinct to save seals running away from predators like killer whales.

Dec 27, 2009, 13:08 PM IST