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Snakes were more like mammals with toes, ankles: Study  Thus far scientists were near unanimous that snakes actually evolved in water. But now it seems that their conclusions were based on wrong assumptions. A latest study claims that the snakes might have evolved on land and not in water. The study also claims that snakes […]

India questions commitment on $100 billion global climate fund: Update India has reiterated its commitment to work with the international community to find practical, pragmatic and equitable solutions to climate change. Making an Intervention at the Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin today, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri […]

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Giant pandas suffer from indigestion, so this much bamboo eating  Giant pandas spend more than half of the day chewing nothing else but bamboos. This has always been a mystery as to why giant pandas actually spend as many as 14 hours or more a day chewing nothing else but bamboos. Now researchers have come […]

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Baby Spiders Raining From Sky Is Twice A Year Ritual  Spiders seem to be falling from skies in Australia. The people who are undergoing this rather ‘strange’ experience are calling it a nightmare, while many others who are mere distant observers are calling it natural and nothing else. The falling spiders seem to be almost […]

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Massive Antarctic ice shelf to disappear within 5 years  Antarctic is going to lose a large chunk of its ice within the next few years. Scientists have said that a massive ice shelf that partially disintegrated in the year 2002 will completely disappear by the end of the year 2020. The ice shelf is so […]

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16-feet giant squid in New Zealand may become part of local folklore Scientists in New Zealand are perplexed over finding the carcass of a giant squid. They are wondering as to what actually caused its death and are trying to ascertain if it was the biggest squid ever found in this part of the world. […]

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Warm-blooded fish found by NOAA scientists They were thought to be cold blooded. But now we will have to alter the phrase cold blooded completely as the world’s first warm-blooded fish makes it to your platter. The fish has come as a huge surprise to marine scientists. Moonfish or opah has not just bewildered the […]

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Red Planet’s Blue Sunset: Curiosity Rover Performs Better Than Expected From Rudimentary Camera Sunset and sunrise attract lots of attention in many areas across the world. Watching the sunset in a beautiful valley during vacations is high on many people’s agenda. The same is true when it comes to sunrise. In a snow capped mountain […]

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Saskatchewan : Province on alert for Zebra and Quagga Mussels in water system This is going to look amazing to many people but it is true. Latest reports suggest that Zebra and Quagga Mussels have been recently discovered in Lake Winnipeg. Nonetheless, and thankfully so, Zebra and Quagga Mussels haven’t been able to contaminate the […]

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NASA Messenger data reveals Mercury’s magnetic field is four billion years old: Study This was a mystery that many dreamt to solve. Now it seems that the mystery has finally been demystified. A latest study suggests that magnetic field of planet Mercury was actually formed for the first time some 4 billion years ago. The […]

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New tech to capture and harvest the energy of Sun in coming days   This has been a sort of dream for researchers for hundreds of years. Sun is a source of almost infinite energy and scientists realising its importance have dreamt of capturing it for a very long time. But till now they were […]

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Air quality monitoring stations will tell truth about India’s air pollution problem Air quality in Indian cities is not just bad, it is becoming worse. Indian capital New Delhi is also the capital of the pollution world and has beaten Beijing to occupy the top slot when it comes to the worst performer when it […]

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Gujarat HC orders immediate shut down of 67 sandmining units in Gir Sanctuary: Update The number of Asiatic lions in Gir sanctuary is on the rise. In the last five years the number of Asiatic lions there has risen by upto 22 percent and the number according to a latest survey stands at 500. It […]

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Gir’s lion numbers rise claims latest census, 500 says the count This is a welcome change from the past. A latest report suggests that the number of Asiatic lions has gone up in Gujarat’s Gir forest. It is needless to say that after their dwindling numbers it must have given lovers of big cat a […]

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