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Post-apocalyptic fossils show rise of mammals after dinosaur demise

With dinosaurs no longer eating them, mammals made quick evolutionary strides.

25 Oct 2019 10:26 AM

220 million-year old dinosaur fossil unearthed in Argentina

It is a significant discovery as it belongs to an era of which little is known.

19 Apr 2019 10:05 AM

Widespread transfer of genes is important driver of evolution

These jumping genes are actually small pieces of DNA that can copy themselves throughout a genome and are known as transposable elements.

09 Jul 2018 2:14 PM

Dogs can read your face!

The right side of the brain plays a more important part in regulating the sympathetic outflow to the heart. 

21 Jun 2018 2:36 PM

Mammals going nocturnal to avoid humans: Study

The consequences of the behavioral shift in wildlife can be seen through contrasting lenses.

17 Jun 2018 1:34 PM


Australia's mammal extinction rate could worsen: Scientists

10 Australian birds and seven mammals whose extinctions could mostly be prevented

24 Apr 2018 4:59 PM

Our brain may navigate using just smells: study

Development of virtual reality technology has mainly focused on vision and sound.

27 Feb 2018 2:16 PM

Elephants have unique personalities: study

The researchers collected data for the study with questionnaires on the elephants personalities.

22 Feb 2018 1:27 PM

Surprising bat genetic trait holds secrets of longevity

Researchers have unlocked some of this bat’s longevity secrets, with hints for fighting the effects of ageing in people.

11 Feb 2018 1:39 PM

Swimming with dolphins in virtual reality to aid disabled

We know that there is something magical about dolphins.

19 Nov 2017 11:55 AM


Mexico says endangered vaquita porpoise died in captivity

The small marine mammals native to Mexico’s Gulf of California have never been held in captivity, much less bred there.

06 Nov 2017 9:41 AM

Watch out: Mammals shrink when Earth heats up, study says

Three different species shrank noticeably about 54 million years ago when the planet suddenly heated up.

17 Mar 2017 10:45 AM