Noah's Ark might be a Biblical tale, but Russia is trying to recreate it as a DNA databank. The Moscow State University received a scientific grant to start the project Noah's Ark.
One of nature's fascinating questions is how zebras got their stripes. A team of life scientists led by UCLA's Brenda Larison has found at least part of the answer: The amount and intensity of striping can be best predicted by the temperature of the envir
Bacteria communicate by means of chemical signals and can develop common characteristics through this "agreement" and also develop their potential pathogenic effects in this way
A new study from Lund University in Sweden indicates that inherited viruses that are millions of years old play an important role in building up the complex networks that characterise the human brain.
HRD minister Smriti Irani on 23 th Nov 2014 visited an astrologer in Rajasthan to know what the future held for her. The visit sparked a debate on whether the Union minister for premier institutions like IITs and IIMs should be promoting scientific think
The well-heeled Marilyn Monroe once said, ''Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.'' The allure of high-heeled shoes is no secret among women, who have used them to entice men from the streets of Ancient Rome to the New York City sidew
Plastic material is a synthetic or semi-synthetic organic solids that are mouldable. Plastics are typically organic polymers of high molecular mass. The use of plastic and related materials is increasing tremendously due to growth in population, urbanizat
80 million bacteria are transferred during a 10 second kiss, according to research published in the open access journal Microbiome. The study also found that partners who kiss each other at least nine times a day share similar communities of oral bacteria
LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) ; Basically, LEDs are just tiny light bulbs that fit easily into an electrical circuit. But unlike ordinary incandescent bulbs, they don't have a filament that will burn out, and they don't get especially hot.
With Ebola claiming at least 932 lives and infecting more than 1,700 people since breaking out in west Africa earlier this year, the World Health Organisation has declared it to be a “public health emergency of international concern.” The dise