In most parts of the world, mountain glaciers are waning in response to global warming but the situation in Karakoram mountain range, home to the world’s second highest peak, K2, and straddling parts of China, Pakistan and India, defy the global trend and its glaciers getting thicker instead, say researchers.
Albert Einstein’s theory of special relativity, proposed in 1905, states that nothing in the universe can travel faster than the speed of light.
A patch of ancient seagrass in the Mediterranean sea is up to 200,000 years and could be the oldest known living thing on Earth, after scientists dated them.
Scientists spent three years painstakingly scrutinizing individual particles of soil to determine whether or not the planet was habitable.
Scientists from German’s Max Planck institute have demonstrated that it could be possible to ‘read’ and even record what people are dreaming about.
A multinational team of planet hunters tracked down the orb and established that the newly discovered planet was not only the densest planet ever discovered but also that it was made of carbon and crystallized oxygen.
A study by a team of scientists led by Inon Scharf and Susanne Foitzik from the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz in Germany, wanted to find out how these socially complex ant species Temnothorax longispinosus reacted to intruders of different species.
Scientists have reported discovery of the active ingredients in an herb used in traditional Chinese medicine for skin whitening, changing skin color to a lighter shade.
New research at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, may help scientists understand empathy, the mechanism thought to underlie contagious yawning, in both chimpanzees and humans.
Referring to the space rocks, a researcher of NASA has made the controversial claim that they’re fossils of extraterrestrial life, where the gaps and stringy fibers look like bacteria.