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Last Updated Tuesday January 17 2017 06:25 PM IST

Huge 'dead zone' found in Bay of Bengal

The Bay of Bengal hosts a 'dead zone' of an estimated 60,000 square kilometers - an area that contains little or no oxygen and supports microbial processes that remove vast amounts of nitrogen from the ocean.

Facebook 'blocks' ad-blockers

Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday introduced a technology by which the advertisements on the platform would bypass the ad-blockers on desktop browsers.

How to hide earth from extra-terrestrials

The fate of humanity if aliens were to discover Earth with its balmy climate and bountiful resources, has long been a concern for scientists – many of whom fear the worst.