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Animals, not drought, shaped our ancestors' environment

The shores of Lake Turkana, in Kenya, are dry and inhospitable, with grasses as the dominant plant type. It hasn't always been that way. Ov

Phys.org 27 Jun 2017 12:30 am

Extreme rainfall and disease outbreaks

In line with rising carbon dioxide concentrations, global temperatures have also rocketed, with 2016 being the hottest year since records

The Hindu 26 Jun 2017 10:33 pm

At 399 ppm, India matches the world in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels

Satellite data show concentrations highest over Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh and lower over South India

The Hindu 26 Jun 2017 10:32 pm

Hydraulic fracturing rarely linked to felt seismic tremors: study

New research suggests hydraulic fracturing and saltwater disposal has limited impact on seismic events.

Phys.org 26 Jun 2017 10:13 pm

Natural body noise can help detect cancer

‘Passive elastography foreseen as a viable technique for cancer detection in organs deep in body’

The Hindu 26 Jun 2017 10:02 pm

Rhino breeder to auction horns online

Critics of trade say exports would be hard to monitor and would spur poaching

The Hindu 26 Jun 2017 9:56 pm

Study details evidence for past large earthquakes in the Eastern Tennessee se..

The Eastern Tennessee Seismic Zone (ETSZ), a zone of small earthquakes stretching from northeastern Alabama to southwestern Virginia, may h

Phys.org 26 Jun 2017 9:30 pm

The struggle to stay airborne

Drones are getting smaller, more intelligent and increasingly accessible, but the legalities surrounding their use remain murky

The Hindu 26 Jun 2017 9:27 pm

NASA sees quick development of Hurricane Dora

The fourth tropical cyclone of the Eastern Pacific Ocean season formed on June 25 and by June 26 it was already a hurricane. NASA-NOAA's Su

Phys.org 26 Jun 2017 8:13 pm

Meet 'DeployBot' – The first foldable, walking robot to ..

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

Zee News 26 Jun 2017 6:38 pm

Making their presence felt

This avian species is special for their loud, piercing call

The Hindu 26 Jun 2017 5:57 pm

So, what’s the difference anyway?

If all that spiel about natural, organic and recycled is leaving you confused, here’s a good place to start

The Hindu 26 Jun 2017 5:57 pm

It’s not always a shark tank out there

Training in water is a great bang for your buck, says our team of fitness experts

The Hindu 26 Jun 2017 5:50 pm

Iron chemistry matters for ocean carbon uptake

For many years, scientists have speculated that seeding the ocean with iron might help to stave off climate change. Iron in seawater promot

Phys.org 26 Jun 2017 5:14 pm

ISRO: 13 satellites being used by military to keep eye on enemies

The total number of satellites that are being used for military purposes has gone up to 13 following the successful launch of the Cartosa

IBTimes 26 Jun 2017 5:00 pm

Storms caused massive Antarctic sea ice loss in 2016

A series of unprecedented storms over the Southern Ocean likely caused the most dramatic decline in Antarctic sea ice seen to date, a new s

Phys.org 26 Jun 2017 4:52 pm

China switches on world's largest floating solar plant

China switched on the world's largest floating solar plant, offshore from the city of Huainan in the eastern Anhui province, in May. Drone

The Hindu 26 Jun 2017 3:20 pm

Worth of Australia's Great Barrier Reef valued at US $42 billion, s..

The study, based on six months' analysis, comes as the reef suffers an unprecedented second straight year of coral bleaching due to w

Zee News 26 Jun 2017 2:58 pm

NASA’s Mars probe spots evidence of ancient lake

At the edge of Endeavour Crater that may have once been an expanse of liquid water.

The Hindu 26 Jun 2017 1:41 pm

Evidence of ancient lake on Mars spotted by NASA's Opportunity rove..

Researchers plan to drive Opportunity down Perseverance Valley after completing a "walkabout" survey of the area above it.

Zee News 26 Jun 2017 1:23 pm

Three family members die of snakebite in Tripura – What to do if you&#..

According to a police official, a snake bit Kamal Krishna Tripura, 27, and his wife and two-years-old daughter on Sunday night when they w

Zee News 26 Jun 2017 12:36 pm

Keeping an eye on enemies - 13 satellites being used for military purpose

The PSLV-C38 carrying 31 satellites lifted off at 9:29 am IST, as planned, from Sriharikota on June 23, 2017, with the 712 kg Cartosat-2 s

Zee News 26 Jun 2017 11:45 am

This IIT graduate loses arm in crocodile attack

Police said the 26-year-old IIT alumnus, Mudit Dandwate, who is from Nagpur, had gone trekking in a forest area near Thattekere Lake in Ra

Zee News 26 Jun 2017 11:03 am

Swachh Bharat mission: PM Modi lauds villages for becoming free of open defe..

In the 33rd edition of his monthly radio programme 'Mann ki Baat', the Prime Minister heaped praises on the two villages for tak

Zee News 26 Jun 2017 9:31 am

As monsoon fails, birds forsake sanctuary

An estimated 10,000 birds used to congregate during peak season at Udhaya Marthandapuram bird sanctuary

The Hindu 26 Jun 2017 9:12 am

SpaceX's Falcon 9 delivers 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into space

After it lifted off from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 1:25 pm local time (2025 GMT) as scheduled, the first stage of the

Zee News 26 Jun 2017 9:02 am

SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base

A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launche

The Hindu 26 Jun 2017 7:24 am

Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversi

Phys.org 25 Jun 2017 10:44 pm

NASA-ISRO satellite at stake

Scientists keep fingers crossed

The Hindu 25 Jun 2017 10:22 pm

Mysterious Mars-like ‘Planet 10’

A mysterious, unseen ‘Planet 10’ may be lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system, say scientists, including one of Indian orig

The Hindu 25 Jun 2017 9:11 pm

Drones that can plant 1 bn trees every year

They follow pre-set algorithm pattern

The Hindu 25 Jun 2017 9:05 pm

Drones that can plant 1 bn trees every year

They follow pre-set algorithm pattern

The Hindu 25 Jun 2017 9:05 pm

One online security breach can push bank by $1.75 million: Cyber security rep..

An incident involving a bank’s online banking services could cost the organisation $1,754,000 (about ?11.31 crore), a report by cybersec

The Hindu 25 Jun 2017 6:35 pm

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 Burme

Zee News 25 Jun 2017 5:38 pm

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 Burme

Zee News 25 Jun 2017 5:38 pm

Hacking group believes NASA will announce discovery of aliens

In a video on the issue, Anonymous has cited several other alien-friendly comments made by astronauts and space exploration enthusiasts in

Zee News 25 Jun 2017 5:21 pm

Hacking group believes NASA will announce discovery of aliens

In a video on the issue, Anonymous has cited several other alien-friendly comments made by astronauts and space exploration enthusiasts in

Zee News 25 Jun 2017 5:21 pm

Hactivist group claims NASA could soon announce the discovery of intelligen..

Hacktivist group Anonoymous claimed recent discoveries by NASA strongly suggest the existence of alien life.

IBTimes 25 Jun 2017 4:34 pm

Is the downfall of deforestation near? Aussie engineer has it all planned wi..

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

Zee News 25 Jun 2017 1:34 pm

Is the downfall of deforestation near? Aussie engineer has it all planned wi..

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

Zee News 25 Jun 2017 1:34 pm

Did a new planet just reveal itself? Scientists discover Mars-sized object a..

 In other words, something unknown is warping the average orbital plane of the outer solar system.

Zee News 25 Jun 2017 12:58 pm

Did a new planet just reveal itself? Scientists discover Mars-sized object a..

 In other words, something unknown is warping the average orbital plane of the outer solar system.

Zee News 25 Jun 2017 12:30 pm

ISRO-made system to alert users at unmanned level crossings

This will be of great help to passengers as currently train movements are tracked manually.

The Hindu 25 Jun 2017 12:22 pm

What does PM Modi's bilateral meet with US President Donald Trump h..

Recently, the US walked out of the Paris Climate Change Treaty while India continues to honour its commitments.

Zee News 25 Jun 2017 10:36 am

What does PM Modi's bilateral meet with US President Donald Trump h..

Recently, the US walked out of the Paris Climate Change Treaty while India continues to honour its commitments.

Zee News 25 Jun 2017 10:36 am

Activists lambast tree transplantation in wrong manner by MMRC

Environmental activists on Sturday took strong objection to the wrong manner in which trees were transplanted by the Mumbai Metro Rail Cor

The Hindu 25 Jun 2017 8:03 am

Activists lambast tree transplantation in wrong manner by MMRC

Environmental activists on Sturday took strong objection to the wrong manner in which trees were transplanted by the Mumbai Metro Rail Cor

The Hindu 25 Jun 2017 8:03 am

Along Cauvery, burned down by drought and debt

Six months after Tamil Nadu was declared drought-hit, farmers across the Delta districts are no longer blaming Karnataka

The Hindu 25 Jun 2017 7:15 am