02 Mar 2015
Washington: Researchers have for the first time successfully converted adult human skin cells into neurons of the type that regulate appetite, an advance that may lead to new treatments for obesity.
02 Mar 2015
Washington: Counting calories may help you shed a few pounds but the habit may adversely affect your ability to focus when you need it the most, new research suggests.
01 Mar 2015
New Delhi: To extend free advice on questions of law and offer consultations on matters like property rights, Delhi University is hosting legal aid clinics which will not be restricted only to the varsity fraternity but open to all.
27 Feb 2015
New York: Reminders of God can make people more likely to seek out and take risks, according to new research. The findings suggest that people are willing to take these risks because they view God as providing security against potential negative outcomes.
28 Feb 2015
New York: To make the most of your money, better go for a vacation rather than spending it on a designer dress, suggests a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher.
27 Feb 2015
New York: Tweaking the brain in order to alter the perception of feeding state and achieve low-calorie intake may promote healthy ageing, finds an interesting study.
25 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Deployment of mobile patrol squads, setting up of control room manned by police and DTC authorities and formation of teacher-student committees are among a series of measures being taken by Delhi University to check hooliganism during the festival of Holi.
26 Feb 2015
Washington: Ratan Tata has been honoured with an honorary Doctorate of Automotive Engineering by the Clemson University at the South Carolina Automotive Summit this week.
20 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has withdrawn his candidature as Nalanda University Chancellor for a second term, saying the Narendra Modi government does not want him to continue, a contention rejected by the Government.
22 Feb 2015
Kolkata: Nobel laureate Amartya Sen ruled out reconsidering his decision not to seek a second term as Chancellor of Nalanda University since that would require a change in the position of the government on the academic independence of the University.