Eaten water beetles stay alive by escaping through the predator’s anus

In a second experiment, beetles whose legs were fixed together with wax were all killed and inside the frogs’ digestive systems for more than a day — indicating that the first beetles might have used their legs to actively and quickly escape headfirst from the frogs, rather than being passively released through the frogs’ waste.

Sensex tumbles over 300 points in early trade, Nifty slips below 11,000

Kotak Bank was the top loser in the Sensex pack, falling around 3%, followed by IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank, ONGC, PowerGrid, Axis Bank, Sun Pharma and Reliance Industries (RIL).

Chinese electric vehicle maker Xpeng raises another $300 million, sources say

The latest fundraising takes the total amount raised so far in the company’s so-called C+ round to more than $800 million. The company has filed for a U.S. initial public offering (IPO), the sources, who declined to be named as discussions are private, said.

300-400 mn doses of Oxford’s Covid-19 vaccine to be ready by Dec: Serum Institute

“If you look at the process right now, the risk of the opex (operating expenditure) which we are putting in is more than $200 million. If this vaccine fails, we will be down (by) $200 million,” he said, adding the expenses exclude the opportunity cost of using the same facility for some other purpose.

More than 300 arrested during NYC violent protests; de Blasio calls it a ‘tense night’ for police officers

“A different element has come into play here,” de Blasio said of the protesters involved in the incident in New York. ”Trying to hurt police officers and trying to damage their vehicles – if a police officer is in that situation they have to get out of that situation.”

Bose SoundTouch 300 vs. Sonos Beam: Which should you buy?

Connecting devices to and from your soundbar is fairly easy, as Sonos and Bose offer a variety of different options. You can connect either device to your router via Wi-Fi or directly via Ethernet port. Syncing devices to the Beam or SoundTouch 300 is easy over Wi-Fi, although the Beam only works over 2.4GHz. Bose […]

Manipur Chief Minister Biren inaugurates 300-bed COVID-19 care centre

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on August 3 inaugurated a 300-bed COVID-19 care centre at Lamboi Khongnang Makhong near here. Mr. Biren said it would soon be upgraded to a 1,000 beds. “There is no problem since there is enough land there.”

300 green groups say Senate has ‘moral duty’ to reject Trump’s public lands nominee

“Mr. Pendley has built a career dedicated to undermining public lands. For nearly 30 years Mr. Pendley was president of the Mountain States Legal Foundation (MSLF), where he frequently sued federal agencies on behalf of extractive industry interests to challenge conservation policies and regulations. As a result, Mr. Pendley has a nearly unprecedented number of […]

Sensex tumbles over 300 points; Nifty slips below 11,000

The BSE sensex was trading 303.74 points or 0.81 per cent lower at 37,303.15; while the NSE Nifty was down 77.15 points or 0.70 per cent at 10,996.30.Kotak Bank was the top loser in the sensex pack, falling around 3 per cent, followed by IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank, ONGC, PowerGrid, Axis Bank, Sun Pharma and […]

Fact check: Photo showing Pelosi and other Democrats with no masks predates U.S. pandemic

The caption reads: “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, speaks with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., right, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., left, and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., second from left, in a private room just off the House floor after the House votes […]