Environment

Here is what might have caused the death of land-living dinosaurs?

New Delhi [India], Jan. 13 : New computer simulations have shown that tiny droplets of sulphuric acid resulted in long-lasting cooling, which was a likely contributor to the death of land-living dinosaurs. An additional kill mechanism might have been a

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2016 likely the warmest year since records began

Temperature data for 2016 show it likely edged ahead of 2015 as the world’s warmest year. Data from Nasa and the UK Met Office shows temperatures were around 0.07 degree Celsius above the 2015 mark. Although the Met Office increase

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Horses more deadly than snakes in Australia, data shows

Horses killed more people in Australia in recent years than all venomous animals combined, research has shown. The University of Melbourne’s Dr Ronelle Welton examined hospital admissions data and coronial records. From 2000 to 2013, horses were responsible for 74

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Babies remember their birth language – scientists

Babies build knowledge about the language they hear even in the first few months of life, research shows. If you move countries and forget your birth language, you retain this hidden ability, according to a study. Dutch-speaking adults adopted from

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New candidate for ‘missing element’ in Earth’s core

Japanese scientists believe they have established the identity of a “missing element” within the Earth’s core. They have been searching for the element for decades, believing it makes up a significant proportion of our planet’s centre, after iron and nickel.

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‘Snake Stone’ Believe it or not ? See this video

Snake Stone is real or not ? This question is still there always , but we did’t get the real answer. Anyways there is a video viral in social media about snake stone (nagamanikyam) This video is taken from Kailash

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World’s oldest known killer whale Granny dies

The world’s oldest known killer whale, affectionately known as Granny, is missing and presumed dead, researchers say. Estimated to be over 100 years old, the matriarch’s official name was J2. She was the focal point of a recent BBC documentary

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World’s oldest male panda Pan Pan dies aged 31

Pan Pan, the world’s oldest male panda has died in China aged 31, six months after being diagnosed with cancer. His more than 130 descendants account for a quarter of the world’s captive-bred panda population. Born in the wild in

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National Green Tribunal bans open waste burning in country

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday imposed a complete ban on burning of waste in open places and announced a fine of Rs. 25,000 on each incident of bulk waste burning. “We direct that there shall be complete prohibition

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Fine for airlines if their planes empty human waste on air

The menace of human waste being splattered on houses from airplanes while landing, today led the National Green Tribunal to slap a fine of Rs 50,000 on the airline whose aircraft empties toilet tanks on air. The NGT directed aviation

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Fossil footprints tell story of human origins

Footprints made by early humans millions of years ago have been uncovered in Tanzania close to where similar tracks were found in the 1970s. The impressions were made when some of our distant relatives walked together across wet volcanic ash.

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Methane surge needs ‘urgent attention’

Scientists say they are concerned at the rate at which methane in the atmosphere is now rising. After a period of relative stagnation in the 2000s, the concentration of the gas has surged. Methane (CH4) is a smaller component than

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The newspaper that becomes a plant (again)

In Japan, one of the most famous national dailies invented a one hundred percent sustainable newspaper. If you plant it, it will bloom! Japan once more demonstrates to be an advanced country. Its latest invention consists in a newspaper made

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Trevor Noah Trolls Demonetisation, SC Order On National Anthem, Watch Video

“I just wanna see how long this goes. First they will make you hear before every movie, than at a grocery store,” said The Daily Show’s host The Supreme Court last week surprised Indians with its order to play national

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Four major cities move to ban diesel vehicles by 2025

The leaders of four major global cities say they will stop the use of all diesel powered cars and trucks by the middle of the next decade. The mayors of Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens say they are implementing

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