No More Animal Testing?

No More Animal Testing?

05-04-2013 

In a bid to reduce the need of animals for testing cosmetics and other chemical formulation for skin allergies, scientists have found a new method that does not require the use of animals to test skin sensitizers.

The European Union quite recently…

Jellyfish robot tested by Americans

Jellyfish robot tested by Americans

31-03-2013 

With an aim to do surveillance and monitoring the environment, in addition to other uses such as studying aquatic life, mapping ocean floors, and monitoring ocean currents,an autonomous robotic jellyfish has been created in the US.

The creators…

Meteorite fragments found in Russia

Meteorite fragments found in Russia

18-02-2013 

After the meteorite blast that left more than 1200 people injured,it is rush to find its framgments in Russia.

The rush to pick up the particles of the burnt meteorite was visible in and around the city of Chelyabinsk,1500 km from east of Moscow,where…

3D Printing of Body Organs in the Offing?

3D Printing of Body Organs in the Offing?

12-02-2013 

After printable guns, perhaps it’s time for printable organs. Researchers at Heriot-Wyatt University in Scotland have collaborated with a stem cell technology company, RoslinCellab and have created a printing process that might be considered…

Breaking Down Own DNA to avoid Detection

Breaking Down Own DNA to avoid Detection

07-02-2013 

Quite recently, the use of an X-ray laser, that is a billion times brighter than the traditional sources, helped scientists decode the structure of a protein involved in the transmission of a disease called the “African Sleeping Sickness”,…

Dung beetles move watching stars

Dung beetles move watching stars

05-02-2013 

Believe it or not there is a species in South Africa who use the “Milky Way”to navigate.

These South African species called ‘Dung Beetle’ are the only known animal that look towards the stars across the night sky for…

Eye can be created,claims a study

Eye can be created,claims a study

30-01-2013 

K. S. Jayaraman in Nature.com writes:

“In an animal study that may someday help treat blindness, researchers in India have shown that a complete eye with lens, retina and other parts can be created from the ocular tissue.

Om Prakash…

Boost Children’s IQ by parental behavior,diet

Boost Children’s IQ by parental behavior,diet

27-01-2013 

How can you boost the Intelligence Quotient(IQ) of your children?

“Supplementing children’s diets with fish oil, enrolling them in quality preschool, and engaging them in interactive reading all turn out to be effective ways to…

New Martian meteorite is one of a kind

New Martian meteorite is one of a kind

14-01-2013 

This story by Tanya Lewis is an eye opener for any body who wants to know about the NASA’s Mars Mission and its achievement.

It is slated to be published in ScienceNews.org’s print edition on January 26,2013.

A recently found…

Bonobos share food with strangers before acquaintances

Bonobos share food with strangers before acquaintances

05-01-2013 

The Science Daily has come up with yet another seminal research on behavioural pattern of the Congo’s apes called Bonobos.

The story raises a question –what will you do when you stand in line somewhere and decide to open a pack…