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A green humanoid figure about two feet high stepped on to the ladder and descended to the ground

02 Apr 2023 12:10 AM

New fish species discovered that can detect wavelengths

The deep sea is the largest habitat on Earth and yet one of the least explored due to its inaccessibility.

11 May 2019 3:20 PM

Ecosystem gets affected at night due to light pollution, says study

Artificial light is a pollutant, changing the natural course of ecosystem.

22 Dec 2018 2:23 PM

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

Doomed white rhino could save species from beyond grave

Scientists have made progress with rhino IVFs and in just few years have successfully harvested female eggs and fertilised them in labs.

26 May 2018 12:11 PM


New frog species found in Venezuela and Colombia

With multi-colored skin and a distinctive song, the Hyloscirtus japreria was discovered during expeditions over the past decade.

30 Mar 2018 8:43 AM

Warming could threaten half of species in 33 key areas: report

The lower projection is based on a mercury rise of two degrees Celsius over pre-Industrial Revolution levels.

14 Mar 2018 9:19 AM

Find out why elephants are going extinct

Unlike ancient species, scientists find no genetic evidence of interbreeding among two of the world's three remaining elephant species.

28 Feb 2018 12:26 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

2 Kiwi birds are rare bright spot in grim extinction report

Red List of endangered species, mostly reported grave threats to animals and plants due to loss of habitat and human practices.

06 Dec 2017 9:15 AM


New bird species evolved in just two generations: study

The novelty of this study is that we can follow the emergence of new species in the wild.

25 Nov 2017 4:46 PM

Horses can read human body language: study

Horses are often thought to be good at reading human body language based on anecdotal evidences.

05 Nov 2017 4:59 PM

Early humans co-existed in Africa with human-like species 300,000 years ago

These treasure troves, some 50 km northwest of Johannesburg, have yielded pieces of the puzzle of human evolution for decades.

16 May 2017 2:22 AM

Giant bird-like dinosaur species found in China: study

The giant bird-like dinosaur species found lived about 90mn years ago in the world.

10 May 2017 2:37 PM