Baby Animal Abduction Becomes the Next Main Threat to Wildlife Preserves in Zimbabwe

December 15, 2014 / 1 Comment

As if animal poaching wasn’t enough to bring down Zimbabwe’s wildlife population to piteous numbers, poachers are into large-scale baby abduction. Despite being a nation with bright prospects for wildlife affluence, Zimbabwe is facing serious concerns when it comes to preservation of wildlife, the new issue being abduction of infant animals. Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force has reported that wildlife infants are ...

Sweden’s Ambition to Go Green Results in a New Hydrogen Filling Station at Gothenburg

December 15, 2014 / No Comments

Automotives running on hydrogen fuel is drawing interest from manufactures across the globe. Sweden has remained a nation that has been keen on promoting the use of the fuel. The country’s efforts have resulted in hydrogen-filling stations being set up at different places and now a new filling station is coming up in the city of Gothenburg. Situated in the Västra ...

Anti-Bacterial Compound in Hygienic Detergents Turns Out to be Cancer Causing

December 10, 2014 / 1 Comment

Detergents are not life-savers, but they certainly bring the concept of hygiene to our mind. However, none could have thought these would be life-taking stuff. Triclosan, the key ingredient in most antibacterial stuff like toothpaste, gel hand sanitizers, hand wash detergents and dish detergents, is proved to cause serious diseases like cancer. Recent studies have shown that the compound can transform liver ...

Humanity May Suffer the Catastrophe of Cretaceous Era

December 10, 2014 / No Comments

Human race has always wondered about the events of the cretaceous era that led to total wipe out of dinosaurs. We haven’t reached any conclusions so far, but it’s certain that if we continue to exploit nature indiscreetly we are in for the same fate. Scientists and biologists have been studying the reasons behind the K-Pg event for a long time. ...

Video: Eaten Alive, Paul Rosalie One Hour in Anaconda’s belly

December 8, 2014 / No Comments

For Paul Rosalie, it was a long time goal to get eaten up by the largest snake in the world, and finally he had done that it in the wildest manner. ‘Eaten Alive’, the Discovery Channel Program featured an Anaconda eating Rosalie, and finally he came out from the belly of the snake without any harm. The program was aired in the ...

ISRO is all set to launch GSAT-16

December 4, 2014 / No Comments

It is another giant leap from ISRO, as the Indian Space Research Organization is all set to launch GSAT 16, the highly sophisticated communication satellite on Friday, December 5, 2014. The satellite will be launched at precisely 2.08 AM IST from Kourou in French Guiana. The launch of GSAT-16 is expected to increase the national space capacity with 48 transponders. The satellite ...

‘Boobs for Science’ project goes viral on the Internet

December 2, 2014 / No Comments

Sometimes, weird thoughts and acts may fetch results beyond our imagination, and the same thing happened for a Tumblr blog and Facebook page created by Laura Tait, a 30 year old Italian Web marketer who have completed her course in paleoanthropology. The lady asked women to post the snaps of their breasts along with some scientific facts has been accepted ...

Google Out in the Ocean; New Initiative Launched to Track Down Overfishing

December 2, 2014 / No Comments

Overfishing is a global problem which is difficult to control. Illegal fishing abounds out in the sea because it’s hard to trace these activities in the middle of the ocean. Efforts are now being made to check the menace. Ocean conversation organization Oceana  are joining hands to monitor fishing activities with the help of Google Earth. The partnership has resulted in ...

‘Made in Gujarat’ Green Car Draws Masses at Gujarat Auto Expo

December 2, 2014 / No Comments

Once approved by the bodies concerned, streets of Ahmedabad would be paving way for green cars built in Gujarat. Ahmedabad-based Golden Arrow Wireless Pvt Ltd is the car manufacturer that aims to set the ‘Made in Gujarat’ cars in motion. Prototypes of the model were demonstrated on the third day of Confederation of Indian Industry's Auto Show 2014 at Mahatma Mandir in ...

Bangladeshi scientist Firdausi Qadri nominated to UN bank panel

November 28, 2014 / No Comments

Renowned Bangladeshi scientist Dr.Firdausi Qadri has been nominated to UN Technology Bank Panel. The news has been confirmed, and United Nations announced that the formation of this Bank Panel will access the scope and functions of the much awaited ‘Technology Bank’. The mesmerizing lady scientist is currently working as the director of the Centre for Vaccine Sciences at the International Centre ...