24 Feb 2013
Although sweat is often linked with uncleanliness and leaves many of us left feeling embarrassed when it appears but according to scientists, a bit of sweat may not be a bad thing. "Pheromones are what we call here in Germany Sexuallockstoffe, which work on men and on women alike," media quoted Gabriele Frobose, who co-authored the Royal Society of Chemistry book Lust and Love, Is it More Than Chemistry - with her husband, as saying.
02 Jun 2014
Berlin: Scientists have successfully developed cellulose fibres that are stronger than steel and aluminium. A novel procedure developed by a Swedish-German research team spins extremely tough filaments from tiny cellulose fibrils by aligning them all in parallel during the production process.
29 May 2014
London: Know why your kitten asks for more food as the mercury drops and chill settles in? They too, like humans, need comfort food in the winter.
28 Apr 2011
Thousands of people will gather in London to have a glance of the royal pair who is set to marry on Friday amidst fanfare and grand royal celebrations.
08 May 2014
London: Pregnant women show increased activity in the area of the brain related to emotional skills as they prepare to bond with their babies, a study has found.
25 Oct 2011
In a special gesture to the royal Bhutanese couple currently on a visit to the country, a special luxury train equipped with all stately features is being deployed by the government for their four-day travel to Rajasthan.
14 Oct 2011
Bhutan's picturesque capital is soaked in the colour of festivities as it gears up to give a rapturous welcome to the country's newly-wed Royal Couple who are set to join their subjects in a spectacular celebration of their wedding on Saturday.
14 Mar 2011
Never took your spelling classes seriously in school? Well, you should have because it could have catapulted you to fame may be. That is how a Bangalore man booked his name in Guinness Book, by spelling the word 'Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia'. As if this wasn’t enough to startle people, he pronounced the same word in reverse order as well without batting an eyelid. And with this, Shishir Hathwar, 25, has made his entry possible in Guinness Book record.
15 Dec 2015
New York: Contrary to popular assumption - and a talk by actor Arnold Schwarzenegger at the United Nations Paris Climate Change Conference - eating a vegetarian diet could contribute more to climate change than eating a non-vegetarian diet, warns a new study.
22 Oct 2012
Amidst glitz and glamour surrounding the larger than life Durga images worshipped all over the city, a young artist from a small town of Assam has come down to Kolkata to exhibit the world's smallest Durga idol.