02 Jul 2015
London: People who are born to parents from diverse genetic backgrounds tend to be taller and have sharper thinking skills than others, a major international study involving over 350,000 people has found.
02 Jul 2015
Anchorage: A US government report indicates about a third of the world's polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse gas emissions as soon as 2025.
01 Jul 2015
Taipei: If you are looking for a size zero figure, then following a vegan diet that includes no animal products could offer better results than other weight-loss plans, says a study.
29 Jun 2015
New York: Smartphone users spend over 85 percent of their time using native applications, but most of their time is spent using just five non-native apps they have installed from the App Store, a new study reveals.
28 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Two Indian organisations - Army and Railways - are among the world's biggest employers, together employing a whopping 2.7 million people, said a report.
25 Jun 2015
Washington: Emotions on Twitter may be contagious, with positive tweets inspiring those who read them to tweet more positively, while negative tweets beget more negative tweets, a new study has found. Researchers from the Indiana University in US used Twitter's application programme interface (API) to pull a random sample of 3,800 English-speaking Twitter users.
03 Oct 2013
Bareily: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the study material for the Open Text Based Assessment (OTBA) for classes IX and XI.
25 Jun 2015
Washington: Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found key structural differences in the brains of parrots that may explain the birds' unparallelled ability to imitate sounds and human speech.
20 Jun 2015
New York: The world is witnessing the sixth mass extinction that threatens even our very own existence, warns a new study. Published in the journal Science Advances, the new study shows that even with extremely conservative estimates, species are disappearing up to about 100 times faster than the normal rate.
19 Jun 2015
New York: The Moon is engulfed in a permanent but lopsided dust cloud made of tiny dust grains kicked up from the Moon's surface by the impact of high-speed, interplanetary dust particles, says a study.