The successful decoding of local jute varieties along with that of Tosha jute three years back will usher in a new horizon for jute quality improvement and diversification of jute goods, observed the scientists working behind the gigantic achievement for…
A Florida boy contracted Naegleria fowleri while knee boarding in a water-filled ditch. Here’s what you need to know about the sometimes fatal amoeba.
By Helen Briggs BBC News
Harvard scientists track down people in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka who are resistant to cholera infections, identifying the genes that protect them.
Two satellites have seen “tsunami” spreading on the surface of the Sun after a release of matter into space called a coronal mass ejection (CME).
Getting called a birdbrain might not be such an insult after all. A new study published in the journal PLoS One finds that cockatoos, members of the parrot family, can figure out how to break through several complicated locks to…
The recently discovered fourth and fifth moons of Pluto now have official names: Kerberos and Styx.
Astronomers have discovered three new planets orbiting in the habitable zone around the star Gliese 667C. The habitable zone is where temperatures would allow liquid water to exist.
Scientists have taken a leaf from the book of nature and developed a thin, long-lasting, efficient and environmentally friendly battery that uses wood.
The supermoon may loom large and bright in the sky this Sunday, but the rocky orb will not trigger any natural disasters or even wreak havoc on the tides.
Plants have a built-in capacity to do maths, which helps them regulate food reserves at night, research suggests.
A new tiny silicon microchip has been developed by electrical engineers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) which can generate high-frequency electromagnetic waves capable of penetrating a host of materials without the ionizing damage of x-rays. The practical applications…