Scientists from the University of New Brunswick say a lobster's age can be determined by counting its rings just like in trees.Lobsters belong to an extremely diverse group of marine invertebrates. They have a reputation for being scavengers and even cannibals. They are capable of living up to over ...
The prediction that the hottest planet Mercury might have traces of water ice and frozen material has been confirmed after NASA made an announcement on Thursday.
The whirligig beetles that play the role of scavengers by keeping the surface of the waterways clean have inspired researchers from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to develop an energy-efficient propulsion mechanism for swimming vehicles and robots.
A recent study contradicts the age old protocol stating that compared to facial expressions, body language provides better cue in trying to judge whether an observed subject has undergone good or bad experience.
The genetic code of one of the world's most important crops has been decoded by a team of scientists. The first analysis of the complex and large bread wheat genome is one of the major breakthroughs in breeding wheat varieties that are more productive and disease resistant.
An important discovery has been made by the researchers at the Brigham University stating kids with autism find it difficult to let go of old, outdated fears.
A team of researchers has developed a formula to predict a baby's chances of going obese later in life
According to a new finding, kerosene lamps are producing black carbon at levels previously overlooked in greenhouse gas estimates.
With the help of NASA's Cassini spacecraft, scientists have observed a noticeable climatic change in the southern hemisphere of Saturn's giant moon 'Titan'.
The new drug 'suvorexant' obstructs the chemical messengers in the brain known as orexins. These are neurotransmitters that regulate wakefulness, arousal and appetite.
For those teens that are at a higher risk of developing depression and anxiety, a team of scientists has discovered a cognitive biomarker: a biological indicator of a disease.
Researchers at the University of Alberta (U & A) state that wolves are no more a major threat to elk, one of the largest species of deer, as human activity and encroachments have led to a greater disturbance in their environment.