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Famed Antikythera Wreck yields more treasures

The Antikythera shipwreck is best known for an elaborate, geared contraption known as the Antikythera mechanism, which encoded positions of the planets, the moon and other celestial players and events

The Antikythera shipwreck is best known for an elaborate, geared contraption known as the Antikythera mechanism, which encoded...

Evolutions sparks silence of the crickets

Populations of a male cricket on different Hawaiian islands have lost their ability to chirp as a result of separate, but simultaneous, evolutionary adaptations to their wings.

In a fear of getting killed by parasitic flies, male crickets have evolved to an extent where they have lost their characteristic ...

A frightening pause

There is a hiatus in the rise of temperatures at Earth's surface, but a pause in rising temperatures doesn't mean global warming isn't happening

There is a hiatus in the rise of temperatures at Earth's surface, but a pause in rising temperatures doesn't mean global warming ...

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
It is business as usual in Leopold Cafe on the eve of the anniversary ...

It is business as usual in Leopold Cafe on the eve of the anniversary ...

England's captain Alastair Cook (R) talks with his teammate Ravi Bopara...

England's captain Alastair Cook (R) talks with his teammate Ravi Bopara...

Models pose with a car during the inauguration of the Lamborghini showroom...

Models pose with a car during the inauguration of the Lamborghini showroom...

Women from the Delhi police force, undergo martial arts training...

Women from the Delhi police force, undergo martial arts training...

Indian tennis player Sania Mirza blows whistle to joins campaign...

Indian tennis player Sania Mirza blows whistle to joins campaign...

Children rights activist Baburaj, Good Sheperd High School headmistress ...

Children rights activist Baburaj, Good Sheperd High School headmistress ...

A Sun Bird sits on a branch of Jacaranda flower tree...

A Sun Bird sits on a branch of Jacaranda flower tree...

BJP MP'S meeting in Parliament house...

BJP MP'S meeting in Parliament house...

Bipasha Basu and Milind Soman at Pinkathon announcement

Bipasha Basu and Milind Soman at Pinkathon announcement

Modi with BJP leaders at an election rally in Jharkhand

Modi with BJP leaders at an election rally in Jharkhand

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