Seeds taken up to the Moon by China’s Chang’e-4 mission have sprouted

It marks the first time any biological matter has grown on the Moon, and is being seen as a significant step towards long-term space exploration. The Chang’e 4 is the first mission to land on and explore the Moon’s far side, facing away from Earth. It touched down on 3 January, carrying instruments to analyse […]


Exam stress affects most students in varying ways. It is important to manage this stress and find little ways of helping to eliminate the risk of burnout. For some students, exams can be a breeze; revision is second nature to them and they could ace an exam with their eyes closed. But for others, sweaty […]

New app gives throat cancer patients their voice back

Vlastimil Gular’s life took an unwelcome turn a year ago: minor surgery on his vocal cords revealed throat cancer, which led to the loss of his larynx and with it, his voice. But the 51-year-old father of four is still chatting away using his own voice rather than the tinny timbre of a robot, thanks […]


After a stressful day at work, unwind, destress and get a restful sleep by using right fragrances in your surroundings and by choosing a bedroom colour that aid your sleep, suggest experts. Alphonse Reddy, Founder of Sunday Mattresses, said in a statement: “Each colour has a different impact on each person and can generate a […]

Drinking in excess can disrupt your sex life

We already know that ditching alcohol for even a short period of time can do wonders for your health, but there are also some benefits for your sex life. A recent report in Metro U.K. noted that Dry January — a month in which some people give up booze — can improve your sex life […]


Farhan Akhtar turns a year older today. The Dil Chahta Hai, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobaara and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag actor is a man of many talents. He is equally passionate about music and about films. Whether it is production, filmmaking or acting, he juggles all roles effortlessly. Another area where the Bollywood actor is a […]

Like the Elves of Tolkien’s Lord of Rings, there are living beings that never age…Immortal creatures do exist on our Earth

Yes: exactly like the Elves of Tolkien’s Lord of Rings, on our real Earth, there are living beings that never age and are examples of biological immortality! Immortal Hydras The most common and cited example of these creatures are hydras. Hydras are small, simple, fresh-water predators which can be found in most unpolluted ponds, lakes […]

Winnie the Pooh is based on a real bear.. The Story behind Winnie The Pooh

WINNIPEG — He has warmed the hearts of millions. A fictional bear based on a very real animal. “Winnie the Pooh a fictional character and Winnie the bear are very similar characters.” explained author Mary Anne Appleby. “They’re gentle souls they’re you know..bumbly.” Winnie the bear was born in 1914, in White River Ontario. When […]


There are about 1,100 species of bats and they all can see! There are definitely other nocturnal animals with much better visual capabilities, but the bats vision is pretty good. As a matter of fact, the medium-sized and large bats (megachiroptera) are nocturnal; they have big eyes and use them quite extensively to get their […]