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Earth’s water cycle which excludes human effects needs an update

Representations of the Earth’s water cycle used in textbooks throughout the world need to be updated, say scientists who have drawn up a ...Read More

All thanks to collision, we have water on Earth

All thanks to collision, we have water on Earth

Berlin: A cosmic body that hit the Earth and led to the formation of the Moon about 4.4 billion years ago may have also delivered large q...Read More

Bieber, Grande, Miley join hands for music video

Bieber, Grande, Miley join hands for music video

Los Angeles: Rapper Lil Dicky has unveiled a star-studded music video featuring singers Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus. Lil...Read More

Biggest wipeout on Earth was caused by volcanoes

Washington: Mercury buried in ancient rock provides the strongest evidence yet that volcanoes caused the biggest mass extinction in the h...Read More

Why meteor showers bad for Moon’s water

Why meteor showers bad for Moon’s water

Washington: As billions of people on Earth stare at an imminent water shortage, precious,  is being released into the lunar atmosphere by...Read More

Life on Earth may have begun in ponds, not oceans

Life on Earth may have begun in ponds, not oceans

New York: Challenging a common perception, a new study suggests primitive ponds may have provided a suitable environment for creating Ear...Read More

Is magnetoreception the new human sense?

Washington: Many people are able to unconsciously detect changes in the Earth’s magnetic fields, according to scientists who claim to hav...Read More

Indore: ‘Better engineered structures minimizes Earthquake damages‘

Indore: ‘Better engineered structures minimizes Earthquake damages‘

Indore: Earthquakes are simply a series of vibrations due to movement below the Earth that have the potential to cause immense damage and...Read More

Asteroid impacts helped create Earth’s continents: Study

Asteroid impacts helped create Earth’s continents: Study

Johannesburg: Heavy bombardment of Earth by asteroids from space over 3.8 billion years ago contributed to the formation of the early evo...Read More

Earth’s oldest rock found on Moon

Houston: Scientists say they have discovered what may be the Earth’s oldest rock in a lunar sample returned from the Moon by the Apollo 1...Read More

Viking or Chumash Indian? This DNA tool can reveal your ancestry

Viking or Chumash Indian? This DNA tool can reveal your ancestry

London: Think, that your ancestors were Roman Britons, Vikings or ancient Israelites? A new DNA tool can help you trace your similarity t...Read More

Giant pattern found in clouds of Venus

Giant pattern found in clouds of Venus

Tokyo: Japanese scientists have identified a giant streak structure among the clouds covering the planet Venus, based on observation from...Read More

Japanese scientists discover giant pattent among clouds of Venus planet

Tokyo: Japanese scientists have identified a giant streak structure among the clouds covering the planet Venus, based on observation from...Read More

Astronauts to spill the ‘beans’ in space in 2021

Astronauts to spill the ‘beans’ in space in 2021

London: The beans could be planted in high-tech planters developed at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). The plan...Read More

Snowy Google Doodle marks winter solstice

Snowy Google Doodle marks winter solstice

New Delhi: A snowy Google Doodle on Friday marked the 2018 winter solstice, the shortest day of the year when the Earth is farthest from ...Read More

Google Doodle tells why you shouldn’t miss Geminid meteor showers on Thursday

New Delhi: After 9 p.m. on Thursday, you should be able to watch the best Geminid meteor showers to Earth ever and Google has made a Dood...Read More

Life lessons from plants that humans must learn

Life lessons from plants that humans must learn

Anybody who would walk into my house couple of decades ago would first be welcomed by the plants. My mother always introduced to them as ...Read More

NASA launching laser satellite to study Earth’s changing ice

NASA launching laser satellite to study Earth’s changing ice

Washington: NASA is launching a laser-armed satellite next month that will measure — in unprecedented detail — changes in the heights of ...Read More

World Earth Day: 10 rare and gorgeous natural phenomena on Earth

World Earth Day is an annual celebration marked on April 22 with earth day games, activities, events and more. The first earth day was ce...Read More

Hot, metallic Earth-sized planet discovered 

Hot, metallic Earth-sized planet discovered 

London: Scientists have discovered a hot, metallic, Earth-sized planet orbiting a dwarf star located 260 million light years away. Named ...Read More