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 ...

1,700-year-old Ancient Tombstones found in Silk Road

November 27, 2014 / No Comments

Silk Road is widely considered as the most ancient trade route which connected China to the Roman Empire. [caption id="attachment_17059" align="aligncenter" width="467"] 1,700-year-old cemetery discovered[/caption] The historical significance of Silk Road is unquestionable even in the 21st century, and this is compelling archeologists to conduct excavations in the path. The recent news from this corner is regarding the discovery of an ancient cemetery ...

Weather or Not Helps You Plan Your Calendar According to the Weather Forecast

November 27, 2014 / No Comments

Setting up reminders for your schedules helps you prepare for an event. But unexpected changes in weather can spoil your plans. Now, with a new app installed in your iOS device, you could always switch to Plan B. Weather or Not  is the app that helps you plan your calendar events in accordance with weather.  It is indeed a weather forecast ...

Bio-Bus that Runs on Human Waste Starts Ride Along UK Streets

November 26, 2014 / No Comments

Aren’t we relying much on non-renewable sources of energy for fueling up our automotives? This thought has been prevailing for decades but we are yet to find an effective stand-in. But UK is now setting an example to the modern world. And what they rely on is something which will never fall under the non-renewable tag -- human waste! Hitting British ...

IIT Madras to be a part of SERN Experiment

November 26, 2014 / 2 Comments

Indian brains always have demand in all corners of the world, and the latest evidence of this trend came from the most anticipated experimental corner, The CERN. As per reports, IIT Madras, the premier educational institute in the nation is all set to be a part of the World known CERN Experiment. With this achievement, IIT madras became the first IIT and ...

Rhino-horse first traces found in Ancient India?

November 24, 2014 / No Comments

Have you always been curious about issues pertaining to evolution and continental drift? Well, this news may interest you. According to Los Angeles Times, a mammal, which is likely to be weigh 45-75 pounds, has radiated into the modern rhinoceros, hippopotamus and horse. This new story was published last week in the journal called Nature Communications. Described nine years ago as Cambaytherium thewissi ...

Left-Out Torpedo Station in Baltic Sea to be Vamped as an Ideal Spot for Water Sports

November 21, 2014 / No Comments

Torpedo stations and look-out stations are unused structures now. Come to the European region and you could see them scattered across the sea. One such structure in the Baltic Sea, however, will soon be bustling with activity as it has been marked for renovation. A torpedo lookout station located at Puck Bay has been identified by MFRMGR, Polish architects, to be ...

Biggest Parrot-Beak Dinosaur Fossil Excavated From Siberia

November 17, 2014 / No Comments

‘Psittacosaurus sibiricus’ also known as Parrot beaked dinosaur is widely considered as the most species-rich dinosaur genus which ruled the earth millions of years ago. The recent excavations which happened near the village of Shestakovo in Kemerovo region in western Siberia unearthed the fragments of the biggest known parrot beaked dinosaur. Large scale excavations are going on in and around Shestakovo for ...