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Weight of dinosaurs are less than previously thought


A new technique revealed to have done a detailed research on prehistoric animals highlights the difference between studies and thoughts.

The latest technique is to measure the weight, height and the size of the dinosaurs and other prehis

Study unravels how mosquitoes survive in rain

What will happen if a human being is hit by a bus? In all probability, the human being will perish. Now, consider a comparable situation in which raindrop, weighing as much as 50 times a mosquito, falls on the insect. The answer, many would say would be that, akin to the human being, the mosquito would also perish.

'Olympic rings' molecule olympicene in striking image

Olympic rings enters into science and gets successfully captured by researchers to show its stunning beauty.

Fresh batch of hacked climate change emails hits internet

Exactly two years after hundreds of climate change emails were hacked from University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit and released online, a fresh batch of hacked emails has hit the internet.

Scientists create world's lightest material

A team of researchers claim to have developed the lightest solid material on earth, a “metallic microlattice" that is feather-like and stiff as a board.

Ralph Steinman wins posthumous Nobel for medicine

Four days after he succumbed to pancreatic cancer, immunologist Ralph M. Steinman was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine for his discoveries about the human body's immune system.

Arctic sea ice recedes to 2nd lowest level -- report

Arctic sea ice has shrunk to its second-lowest level on record, the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) revealed last week.

Aliens may kill earthlings for global warming -- scientists

With human efforts failing to make a serious dent in the problem of global warming, it seems aliens might soon take up the challenge.

Japan's Tsunami tore off Manhattan-sized iceberg in Antarctica

Japan's devastating 9.0-magnitude earthquake in March affected the lives of at least 15,600 people, caused the worst nuclear disaster in more than two decades and also broke off nearly 50 square miles of icebergs from Antarctica, NASA scientists report.

Breakthrough: $1 microchip can detect HIV in 15 mins

Late HIV diagnoses and ineffective testing, the greatest barriers in fighting against AIDS, may soon become the thing of past, thanks to a microchip that can successfully identify the disease in just 15 minutes.