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New group of walking fish found in Tasmania

Jan 26, 2018
A group of scientists have found a small population of fish that walk along the seabed off Australia's south coast in Tasmania. The fish species, the Red Handfish (Thymichthys politus) is only found in south-eastern Tasmania, an isolated island state.

Mt Hope new tallest mountain in British Antarctic Territory

Dec 11, 2017
As per new discovery from cartographers surveying Antarctica, Mt Hope is the tallest mountain in the British Antarctic Territory (BAT). Its height is measured at 3,239 meters above sea level.Earlier, maps showed Mt Jackson with the height 3,184 meters as the tallest mountain in the territory according to researchers at British Antarctic Survey (BAS).

Researchers develop new material that generates electricity when stretched

Nov 13, 2017
Researchers have developed a thin, flexible material that generates electricity when stretched or compressed. The specially designed rubber is able to convert mechanical movements into electrical charges.

Carved skulls fragments discovered at a Stone Age temple in Turkey

Jun 30, 2017
Three Neolithic skull fragments that were discovered show evidence of a unique type of post-mortem skull modification at the site.

China unveils World’s first train that runs on Virtual Tracks

Jun 22, 2017
China has unveiled the world's first ‘railless train’ that runs on a virtual track making use of a sensor technology instead of metal railway tracks.

US researchers identify new way to slow down cancer cell growth

May 30, 2017
Researchers from a University in the United States have identified a new method that could potentially slow down the fast-growing cancer cells.

Dinosaur mummy discovered in Canada with all skin intact

May 17, 2017
Canada has unveiled a Dinosaur Mummy that had been impeccably preserved with all the skin and gut contents intact.

Last dinosaur species to survive on Earth discovered!

May 6, 2017
The newly discovered species is reportedly one of the last ones to have survived on Earth before an asteroid strike wiped them out 66 million years ago.

This new test kit can detect cancer with just one drop of blood!

May 4, 2017
Chinese scientists have created a new test kit that can help detect any kind of cancer with just one drop of blood.

Archaeologists discover 4000-year-old model garden outside Egypt tomb

May 4, 2017
The discovery was made by a Spanish team in the Draa Abul Nagaa necropolis across the Nile from the modern-day city of Luxor.

IIT researchers used Jamun to create inexpensive solar cells

May 2, 2017
Scientists from IIT Roorkee created inexpensive solar cells using naturally occurring pigment in Jamun.

Seven Earth-like planets found orbiting the same star

Feb 25, 2017
Scientists are convinced that the discovery of the seven Earth-like exo-planets may lead to a new and interesting break-through in space studies.

Slovakian Curators have discovered world’s earliest emoji

Feb 6, 2017
Scientists have found what they believe is the world's oldest emoji – two dots, a line and a small circle- scrawled in a legal document dating back to 1635.

New Ginger species with medicinal properties discovered in Andamans

Jan 9, 2017
It has tuberous root and its inflorescence buds are urceolate in shape and its morphological features make it different from other species belonging to the genus Zingiber.

Scientists discover a new organ in human digestive system

Jan 5, 2017
New Research shows evidence of the existence of a new organ – Mesentery-within the human digestive system.

Ancient Camping site discovered in Ladakh

Dec 5, 2016
The site shows traces of human inhabitation, perhaps a temporary settlement of pre-historic hunters. It dates back to circa 8500 BCE.

7000-year-old city discovered in Egypt

Nov 25, 2016
The unearthed things include huts, pottery remains, iron tools and 15 graves. The sizes of some of the graves look even larger than the royal ones belonging to the kings in Abydos, indicating that those who were buried beneath held a high social standing.

Researchers discover biomarkers to identify drug-resistant TB

Nov 7, 2016
The research covered measuring of the levels of 4 miRNAs – miR-16, miR-29a, miR-125b and miR-155 in 30 newly diagnosed TB patients, 19 Multi Drug Resistant (MDR TB) patients and 10 patients who completed their therapy and were cured of the disease. 30 healthy individuals were also recruited as controls.

3.7 Billion Years Old fossils discovered on Earth in Greenland rocks

Sep 3, 2016
Led by the Australian University of Wollongong’s (UOW) Professor Allen Nutman, the team's discovery pushes back the previous record by 220 million years and captures the earliest history of the planet.

New species of Pterosaur from early Jurassic Era discovered in Patagonia

Sep 3, 2016
The fossil of Allkaruen koi was found in northern central Chubut Province in Argentina. The remains included a superbly preserved and uncrushed braincase. The cranial remains were in an excellent state of preservation.

India, US discover major Natural Gas Reserve in Indian Ocean

Jul 28, 2016
The international team of scientists was led by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited of India in cooperation with the US Geological Survey (USGS), the Japanese Drilling Company.

Pre-historic Megaliths study indicate Khasis lived Meghalaya since 1200 BCE

Jul 12, 2016
The study was performed at an excavated site near Lummawbuh village in the northern slopes of Sohpetbneng (Heaven’s Naval) peak near the NH-40.

Remnants of India's one of the oldest port discovered in Goa

Jul 16, 2015
The Port is supposed to be existed between 1000 to 3500 AD which makes it India’s oldest ports.

3800-year-old statuettes of priestess and politicians discovered in Peru

Jun 11, 2015
The Caral civilisation first emerged some 5000-year-ago and covered an area of over 60 hectares, with around 3000 inhabitants.

17th Century Scottish pirate captain William Kidd treasure found in Madagascar

May 8, 2015
The explorers brought a 50-kg silver bar to shore on the island of Sainte Marie, from wreck of the Adventure Galley.

Scientists at ANU found the world’s largest asteroid impact zone in Warburton basin, Australia

Mar 25, 2015
The study claims that the 400-kilometer (250-mile) wide area is buried deep in the earth’s crust and consists of two separate impact scars.

Ancient Vishnu idol found in Punjab's Tran Taran

Feb 17, 2015
It seems that the statue belongs to the era of King Harshvardhana (590-647AD) and is surrounded by 21 other deities on a lotus flower base.

10th century sculpture of Buddha discovered in Thanjavur

Feb 2, 2015
A headless sculpture of Buddha dating back to 10th century AD was discovered at Manalur village in Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu in January 2015.

Chinese archaeologists discovered Buddhist relics in Hubei Province of Central China

Jan 14, 2015
The relics were discovered by a team of archaeologists led by Chen Qianwan, Head of the archaeology institute of Xiangyang City.

Scientists discovered two Earth-like planets Kepler 438b and Kepler 442b

Jan 8, 2015
The Scientists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics have discovered two Earth-like planets Kepler 438b and Kepler 442b.

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