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  • China fails to control methane emissions liable to climate change nightmare
    EnvironmentChina fails to control methane emissions liable to climate change nightmare

    The coal mines in China are continuously emitting methane gas despite of government limitations, a new study based on satellite data reveals. The news is a big concern as major emitters like China are failing to control the emission of such gasses which are responsible for drastic climate change scenes.

    7 months ago
  • Do you know plants can smell; Yes, researchers know how
    EnvironmentDo you know plants can smell; Yes, researchers know how

    Unlike human beings, plants don't have nose to smell. They have this inherent ability in their genes. A team of researchers at the University have discovered how information from odour molecules changes gene expression in plants. The study of plants odour detection systems may lead to new ways of influencing plant behaviour.

    7 months ago
  • Robot brings 290-million-year-old creature to life. Here's how
    Tech NewsRobot brings 290-million-year-old creature to life. Here's how

    Robotic science, today, redefines the thing we see around us. Lately, scientists have used a 300-million-year old fossil skeleton and preserved ancient footprints to recreate the walk of prehistoric life.

    7 months ago
  • Microplastic particles are creating chaos in ocean: Here's how
    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.

    8 months ago
  • Origin of feathers date back to 70 million years, claims a new discovery
    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.

    8 months ago
  • Oxygen in planet is not a sign of life, says study
    Science NewsOxygen in planet is not a sign of life, says study

    While most scientists across the globe believe that oxygen plays a key role for the existence of life; a new study contradicts the age-old thinking. The study claims that presence of oxygen and organic compounds on planets don't necessarily mean they can host life.

    8 months ago
  • A supernova might have killed large sea animals 2.6 million years ago: Study
    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.

    8 months ago
  • 482 rare turtles found dead in UP pond
    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.

    9 months ago
  • 145 whales die on New Zealand beach, workers decide to euthanize others
    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.

    9 months ago
  • Here's how Antarctica is causing global climate change and rise in sea level
    EnvironmentHere's how Antarctica is causing global climate change and rise in sea level

    In an attempt to study the global climate change, scientists, for over 200 years, are working hard to find new organisms and data that could reveal Earth's climate history and signs of a climate changes.

    9 months ago