- Lost Atlantis found, massive 8,000-year-old city discovered on British coast
The lost city of Atlantis may have been discovered by oil company divers in the coast of Britain. The mythical city as mentioned in the book by Greek philosopher Plato will unfold many secrets of lives. The entire underwater city, once stretched from Scotland to Denmark 18,000 BC and 5,500 BC, it was revealed on Netflix’s “Atlantis” documentary.
- EnvironmentOceans warming faster than estimated, damaging marine life: Warn scientists
This is indeed a warning signal that our eco system will soon see a downfall. Scientists on 10 January reports that the rising ocean temperature is damaging marine life and the temp record is setting a trend.EnvironmentMicroplastic particles are creating chaos in ocean: Here's how
In the recent discovery led by a team of scientists in China, it has been revealed that the tiny particles of human-made plastics are polluting the deepest point in the ocean.EnvironmentWintertime heat melting Greenland's ice sheet: Scientists
Greenland's ice sheet, the second largest in the world, is melting in winter due to heat from the ocean, recent research says.EnvironmentWorld's earliest fossil flower found in China
In an attempt to explore the origin of flower, an international research team has discovered new evidence of the world's earliest fossil flower. Research team from the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology has found the fossil flower from specimens unearthed in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing.EnvironmentOrigin of feathers date back to 70 million years, claims a new discovery
Feathers are inherent feature what make a bird a bird. And, not only in birds, have some insects too had tiny wings. The study of feathers, their origin and nature have long mystified bright minds, since time immemorial. While a lot has been discovered in this particular field, scientists are still trying to better understand how and why feathers vary from birds to birds and insects to insects. Recently, a new discovery pushes back the origin of feathers by some 70 million years.EnvironmentA supernova might have killed large sea animals 2.6 million years ago: Study
Since long time, scientists have been trying to explore the affect of supernovae on the Earth. One must know that Supernovae are highly powerful events, depending on how close they are to Earth, they could have consequences ranging from the cataclysmic to the inconsequential. A study reveals that there are specific proofs which link one or more supernova to an extinction of living creatures, some 2.6 million years ago.EnvironmentHimalayan range prone to tremors, finds study
Growing warnings by scientists of an impending high-magnitude earthquake in the Himalayas have got further credence from yet another study by Indian researchers.Environment482 rare turtles found dead in UP pond
Close to 654 Indian flapshell turtles have been recovered from a pond in Bharthana in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district on Wednesday. Sadly, 482 turtles were found to be dead and the rest 172 were severely sick. The turtle belonged to Lissemys punctata species, which is a protected species under The Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species.Environment145 whales die on New Zealand beach, workers decide to euthanize others
Close to 145 pilot whales was found dead on a remote beach in New Zealand. For now, conservation workers are expecting to save some of the eight pygmy killer whales that remained stranded Monday at the other end of the country.