Plants Do ‘Gamble’ as Well – Study on Pea Plant Shows

Researchers have shown through a new study that pea plants showcase the ability to make adaptive choices based on variance - something that can...

NASA’s Dawn Won’t Be Leaving Ceres Anytime Soon

NASA's Dawn isn't going to leave Ceres anytime soon for its next object in the main belt asteroid Adeona, the US space agency has...

Major Boost Required to Meet with Climate Targets

Countries around the world won't be able to meet with their climate targets as set out through the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) submitted...

El Niño Could Cause Intense Fire Season in the Amazon

The dangers of El Niño aren't over yet as its long lasting effects are yet to be seen and one of the major worries...

‘Squishy’ Robot Could Play a Huge Role in Search and Rescue Missions in Future

Researchers have developed a small and squishy robot that packs a tonne of innovations and holds immense promise for a number of applications including...

Brexit Shakes Up EU Energy and Climate Landscape

Brexit brings with it many questions to answer in the international landscape and one among them is climate change and EU's climate policy. As the...

Meteorite Found in Antarctic has Opal of Extraterrestrial Origin

Opal is a mineral that hints at presence of water and while it is found on Earth, there have been almost no instance wherein...

Origin of Mercury Traced to Rare Meteorite ‘Enstatite Chondrite’

Researchers have traced the origin of Mercury to a rare meteorite 'enstatite chondrite' with scientists arriving at the conclusion based on history of planet...

Algal Blooms on the Rise in the US

Algal blooms are on the rise in the US with more and more reports coming in from various parts of the country that these...

Feathers, Hair and Scales Have a Common Reptilian Ancestor

Based on extensive analysis of molecular and micro-anatomical signatures, researchers have settled an age old controversy surrounding the origins of feathers, hair and scales. Scientists...