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Scientists analyze genes for horse domestication

Scientists analyze genes for horse domestication Horse is a domestic animal that has been among man’s most favored companions. Though their usage has come down due to the obvious reasons as cars and bikes started hitting the roads one after the other, but a few decades ago they used to be a ubiquitous sight almost […]

Background motion distracts hummingbirds Hummingbirds need no introduction. They are known for their seemingly precise and darting movements. Moreover, many spot them for its extraordinary ability to hover in place with furiously beating wings. This and other features had made hummingbirds at the centre of scientific research. And during their recent study they found that […]

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Miniaturized: Oldest horned dinosaur in North America Was as small as a Crow North America once had triceratops and other horned dinosaurs. But many had no idea how they reached this continent. To get to the story, palaeontologists have been conducting researches but will little success until an analysis of a small, crow-size horned dinosaur. […]

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Giraffes are silently, slowly disappearing and it seems that in the coming decades they may become extinct from earth Giraffes are in the news not for the good reasons. What has left conservationists worried is the disappearing population of giraffes. Their dwindling numbers have left many stumped. And the biggest problem is that despite this […]

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Orion set to reach Naval Base San Diego. Earlier the Orion spacecraft landed in the Pacific Ocean. It was on Friday morning when an historic feat was accomplished as Orion spacecraft liftoff happened in California. It was touted as an accomplishment and since then those involved in the project were waiting for the spacecraft to […]

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A new study claims that mastodons were not hunted out of extinction. Instead, it says they were destroyed by extreme weather American mastodon was killed by ‘overchill’, researchers have concluded. Earlier there were studies suggesting that they were the victims of overkill by hunters. A latest research says that the Carbon-14 dating back all the […]

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Gray Seals Involved in Mystery Porpoise Massacre. Scientists are worried that these seals may start targeting humans too. The Dutch beaches are witnessing an unusual scene. A large number of porpoises are being found with distinct mutilations. Initially the cause was unknown with large numbers of harbour porpoises vanishing. Their increasing washing up on the […]

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Sloppiness of dogs’ drinking often unbearable for owners. They could learn from cats that don’t show sloppiness Dogs are loved by billions of people across the world. People love everything about their dogs that is called the man or even woman’s best friend. They go to every length to take care of these canines and […]

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Monterey Bay Aquarium guys run into Black Seadevil fish, take rare footage. The footage of a rare deep sea anglerfish has been captured on camera close to Californian coast by researcher. In the history of modern science, researchers have been able to track the anglerfish and make video just a few times, half a dozen […]

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This is another great cap in its feathers. ISRO’s Mangalyaan among best of 2014 inventions: Time magazine Once again Mangalyaan is at the centre of attraction. This time around it is being talked about after the Time magazine called it as the best inventions of 2014. According to this highly reputable international magazine with headquarters […]

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Barley allowed early Tibetans survive very high altitudes says a latest study. This is going to decipher as to how they survived. Tibet is among the highest place where people are living from pre-historic period. Many people wonder as to how people survived there in toughest circumstances and high altitude. Scientists are also amazed as […]

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Now the confusion is going to be a thing of past at least in this case. DNA analysis sure to recognize occupant of Greece tomb Athens: After the discovery of a human skeleton at the Amphipolis burial complex in northern Greece this week, the focus of experts has turned to the DNA testing which could […]

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Biggest parrot-beaked dinosaur fossil going viral. It was discovered in Siberia. Kemerovo: Fragments of the skeleton of the biggest known psittacosaurus sibiricus, or a parrot-beaked dinosaur, have been unearthed near the village of Shestakovo in Russia’s Kemerovo region in western Siberia. Large-scale excavation has been taking place in Shestakovo for the last 60 years. The […]

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9k year-old bison mummy excites science world. This is going to give hope about the species that lived in the past and became extinct Many things dumped beneath the earth are part of history. And hence a lot of importance is given to such findings. The case in point: a bison mummy discovered by Yukagir […]

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