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A science teacher explains: Water has baffling properties

September 20, 2020 4:55 pm

Water can move against the force of gravity as seen in capillary action in plants and our blood vessels, can stick together making its surface act like a stretched membrane by virtue of its property of surface tension enabling small insects to walk on it.

Science news June 8 - 13: Brain damage due to Covid-19 and more in science this week

June 14, 2020 9:02 am

We are starting a weekly wrap of important science stories of the week. Here’s everything that happened from June 8 to June 13, 2020.

Volcanic rocks may trigger massive unseen global warming effects: Study

December 09, 2019 1:20 pm

Greenhouse gas emissions directly from the movement of volcanic rocks can create massive global warming effects -- more than previously believed

How the Big Bang may have happened decoded

November 01, 2019 6:13 pm

The Big Bang theory states that all matter that exists today in the universe sprung forth from a single point in an epic explosion. Scientists have now explained how the mysterious explosion may have taken place around 13.8 billion years ago.

The loudest bird in the world has a song like a pile driver

October 22, 2019 12:40 pm

Barrel-chested and big-mouthed, with a long wattle dangling from the top of its beak, this rainforest bird looks more like a Muppet than an avian Casanova.

Spiders can fly hundreds of miles with the help of the electric fields on Earth

October 01, 2019 6:16 pm

Scientists at the University of Bristol have shown that spiders can sense the electric field of the Earth, and use it for launching themselves into the air.

Scientists discover a mysterious mineral found in Earth's mantle inside a diamond

September 26, 2019 8:39 am

Scientists at the University of Alberta have found a small rock inside a diamond from South Africa's Koffiefontein pipe. This rock contains a unique mineral that has never been found before. It has been named as 'Goldschmidtite'.

Scientists discover brain neurons which remove 'unnecessary' memories

September 24, 2019 8:34 am

Scientists have discovered the neurons in our brain's hypothalamus region, whose inhibition during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is connected to removing the 'unnecessary' memories from the brain, according to a new study.

Scientists to go on year-long expedition to Arctic for understanding climate change

September 23, 2019 12:41 pm

Scientists across 19 countries will go on a year-long expedition to the Arctic for a better understanding of the global climate change.

CIMON, the first AI-powered astronaut assistant returns to Earth after 14 months in ISS

September 03, 2019 3:25 pm

Crew Interactive Mobile CompaniON (CIMON), the first artificial intelligence (AI)-based astronaut assistance system returned to Earth last week after spending 14 months on the International Space Station (ISS).

SCIENCE PHOTOS

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket landing: Here's everything you need to know

May 28, 2016 11:39 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully landed for the third time on a droneship in the Atlantic ocean. Here's all you need to know.

SCIENCE VIDEOS

NYT ScienceTake: What ducks hear underwater

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

Scientists from the University of Delaware have created a hearing test for ducks. This is an important step. Watch here what they found.

Origin stories: Where the Global Positioning System or GPS came from

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Can you imagine your smartphone without the GPS? If not, you might want to thank god (or the scientists at MIT) for this day. See more: https://bit.ly/2Ld0BOG