30 Nov 2015
London: The burst of energy that comes with a cocaine high is a rather accurate reflection of what is going on in the brain of users, a study has found.
28 Nov 2015
New Delhi: We are well conversant with the office blues, sub-conscious mind screaming for a coffee and even then trying hard to deal with the piles of files and to achieve set targets. But you know what? It does feel good to be in office only when you manage to look best everyday ignoring all the chaos in the workplace. This can be easily done with a perfect outfit.
28 Nov 2015
London: Exercise can enhance the development of new brain cells that play an important role in learning and memory of adults, new research has found.
26 Nov 2015
New York: If you bought a pricey pizza, you are likely to judge its overall quality based on the very first slice, according to researchers who found that the price of a meal impacts your evaluation of the dining experience.
21 Nov 2015
Toronto: Children exposed to marijuana in the womb show a significant improvement in their ability to track moving objects at age four, says a new study, warning that the results do not mean marijuana has a benefical effect on foetal development.
21 Nov 2015
Melbourne: Humans have the best of all possible visual worlds because our full stereo vision, generating 3D pictures of its surroundings and enabling us to perform tasks like threading a needle, combines with primitive visual pathways to quickly spot danger, a new study has found.
20 Nov 2015
New York: Weight loss surgery curbs sugar craving by acting on the brain's reward system, a new study has found. The researchers found that gastrointestinal bypass surgery is used to treat morbid obesity and diabetes, reduced sugar-seeking behavior in mice by reducing the release of a reward chemical called dopamine in the brain.
17 Nov 2015
New York: Not just emotions but any information is 'contagious' on social networks that can even trigger the spread of real-world human behaviour like smoking and obesity, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
14 Nov 2015
New York: NASA is interested in studying how oceans and plant ecosystem take up carbon, and if the warming climate will prevent them from doing so in the future.
13 Nov 2015
New York: It may appear counter intuitive but including a little bit of sweets in your meal could help you stop gaining unhealthy weight, new research suggests.