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Friday 19 December 2014
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Floating gardens

Farms with a duck coop, fish enclosures and a vegetable garden moored to riverbank are helping Bangladeshis live with rising waters, writes Amy Lee. Each...

Finding solace in human territories

one of us Leopards find human settlements conducive to a quality life.

A study says that leopards enter human settlements because of the favourable conditions, disputing the view that they wish to live in forests, writes Manu...

Snippets

For humans, wading into the ocean shallows is generally a good way to cool off. But researchers have found that energy from breaking waves actually...

Snakes mimic extinct species to avoid predators

antics to save life A scarlet kingsnake

Scarlet kingsnakes are chasing an evolutionary ghost. In North Carolina's Sandhills, the harmless snakes have evolved to better resemble a poisonous species that vanished from...

Gravity map uncovers a sea of surprises

secrets A triple seam meets where three crustal plates clash in the Indian Ocean.

what lies underneath? Using satellite data to reveal the secrets of the sea floors has paid off handsomely, writes Alexandra Witze

Back to Everest?

safety first Carrying only the bare essentials while climbing will help reduce the burden on Sherpas.

thinking over A horrific climbing accident on Mt. Everest has left many Sherpas scarred for life. But with no other career...

Photo Gallery
Children during a Christmas celebration at National Centre for Performing Arts ...

Children during a Christmas celebration at National Centre for Performing Arts ...

Hero Action Team during a cycling expedition at Kufri...

Hero Action Team during a cycling expedition at Kufri...

People warm themselves next to a fire on a winter morning...

People warm themselves next to a fire on a winter morning...

Indian Space Research Organisationís GSLV-Mark III rocket...

Indian Space Research Organisationís GSLV-Mark III rocket...

Micromax co-founder and YU founder Rahul Sharma at the launch of Cyanogen...

Micromax co-founder and YU founder Rahul Sharma at the launch of Cyanogen...

School students hold placards during a rally to protest against the Pakistan terror...

School students hold placards during a rally to protest against the Pakistan terror...

Boxer Vijender Singh and actress Esha Deol during a promotional...

Boxer Vijender Singh and actress Esha Deol during a promotional...

Cakes exhibit at Hotel Oberoi for coming Christmas...

Cakes exhibit at Hotel Oberoi for coming Christmas...

School children in Ahmedabad praay as they pay tributes...

School children in Ahmedabad praay as they pay tributes...

School children of Gurgaon pay tributes to the children killed in Pakistan...

School children of Gurgaon pay tributes to the children killed in Pakistan...

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