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Saturday 18 November, 2017

Friction and fractures inter-related, may explain earthquakes

In a major breakthrough that has implications for describing the mechanics that drive earthquakes, researchers have discovered that how things break (fracture) and how things slide (friction) are closely inter-related  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Nature-inspired stronger materials a game-changer?

Drawing inspiration from the structure of bones and bamboo, researchers have created stronger, tougher materials that can be customised for a wide variety of applications  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 13th, 2014

World’s largest water reservoir found deep in earth

In what could quench the thirst of billions of people in the future, researchers have discovered our planet’s largest water reservoir 640 km beneath our feet  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Has earth gobbled up giant craters?

Do you know that in past 3.5 billion years, over 80 asteroids – larger than the rocks that wiped out dinosaurs 66 million years ago  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Antarctic ice sheet collapse has begun, shows research

In an alarming find, scientists have discovered that the collapse of West Antarctic ice sheet – that holds enough water to raise global seas by several feet  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Superfast solar winds trigger lightning bolts on earth: Study

Lightning on earth is triggered not only by cosmic rays from space but also by energetic particles from the Sun  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Our ancestors enjoyed summer holidays at Antartica!

If this information stands true, the history books have to be rewritten soon. According to scientists, some parts on the coldest region on our earth  More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 21st, 2014

Moon to brighten up your night life?

What if moon emits enough light to make the night sky brighter so that you do not need to switch on power to illuminate roads and streets  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Earth’s extinction rate highly exaggerated: Study

Contrary to the current belief that about half of earth’s plants and animals would go extinct over the next century because of human activities  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, April 19th, 2014

3-million-year old green landscape found beneath ice sheet!

There was a green and forested landscape prior to the time that the ice sheet began to form in Greenland and scientists  More...