Category: Science

Science, dog, love, pet

What makes dogs so special? Science says love

Story by AFP The idea that animals can experience love was once anathema to the psychologists who studied them, seen as a case of putting sentimentality before...

Jellyfish, sting, touch, venom

Here’s how a jellyfish can sting you without even a single touch

Story by AFP Scientists have found that a species of the jellyfish throw venom grenades to create stinging water to snare their preys.  The Cassiopea xamachana...

Orangutan, help, man, mud, river, photo

Heart-melting moment as orangutan extends helping hand to man stuck in river

A heart-melting picture has captured the moment an orangutan reached out to help a conservationist who appeared to be stuck in a river. The picture was taken in a...

Scientists, bionic jellyfish, oceans

Scientists develop bionic jellyfish to explore oceans efficiently

Story by Reuters It may sound more like science fiction than science fact, but researchers have created bionic jellyfish by embedding microelectronics into these...

Stress, grey hair, grey, hair, scientists, stress grey hair

Scientists find out why stress turns your hair grey

A new discovery has found that stress turns human hair grey and there are factors that lead to such a situation. Scientists have long understood that gray hair is the...

Global, Natural resource, consumption

Global natural resource consumption hits 100 billion tonnes: report

Story by AFP The world is using up more than 100 billion tonnes of natural resources per year for the first time ever while global recycling of raw materials has fallen,...

Scientists, seven billion year-old, stardust, oldest, solid material

Scientists say seven billion year-old ‘stardust’ is oldest solid material found

Story by AFP Researchers say that new techniques have allowed them to identify the oldest solid material ever found on earth. The stardust, formed five to seven billion...

US town, solar farm, solar panels, plants, sun, sunlight

US town rejects solar panels, fearing ‘it will suck all energy from sun and plants will suffer’

A town in the United States has spurned an idea floated by the management for installation of solar panels over concerns that the panels would suck up all energy from...

African forest, giant butterfly, Papilio antimachus

What is the mystery of a giant butterfly in African forest?

Story by AFP Suspended from branches high above the ground, Nicolas Moulin looked through his binoculars over a seemingly endless sea of emerald green. Somewhere beneath...

Hydrogen Peroxide, experiment

Video of “biggest” Hydrogen Peroxide experiment goes viral

A video is going rounds on the internet, showing a group of researchers conducting Hydrogen Peroxide experiment, resulting in mammoth combined form of foam and heat. The...