09 Jul 2013
There are advantages and disadvantages to an open-plan office - a single giant room where there is not much to separate you from a co-worker seated next to you.
08 Apr 2015
London: Aliens, if they exist, would be much larger than humans, weighing over a massive 300 kilogrammes, a cosmologist in Spain has calculated.
24 Sep 2015
Washington: More people around the world have died while taking selfies than from shark attacks this year, according to media reports. In 2015 so far, at least 12 people have been killed in selfie-related incidents worldwide compared to eight from shark attacks.
06 Apr 2015
Washington: Scientists have designed a new, shape-shifting probe - one-hundredth the width of a human hair - for sensitive, high-resolution remote biological sensing not possible with current technology. The design could have a major impact on research in medicine, chemistry, biology and engineering. Ultimately, it might be used in clinical diagnostics, researchers said.
15 Feb 2014
London: How about having a blast with your favourite cuisine and wine at a metro station? Nearly a dozen 'phantom' stations in the city would be transformed into eye-catching public places.
15 Sep 2015
Washington: Maintaining blood pressure at a lower than currently recommended level can significantly reduce risk of death due to cardiovascular events, such as heart attack and heart failure, as well as stroke, new research led by an Indian-origin doctor suggests.
21 Mar 2011
Think twice before you plan to go on a diet. A new study has indicated that dieting may help you to shed your extra pounds but it may also be stressful and can make you feel irritable and angry.
11 Sep 2014
New York: For kids suffering from attention deficit hyper-activity disorder (ADHD), daily aerobic exercises before school can help reduce symptoms of inattentiveness, moodiness and difficulty in getting along with others in the classroom as well as at home.
22 Feb 2015
London: In a breakthrough, researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist, have shown that stem cells from the skin of two adults of the same sex can be used to make human egg and sperm cells.
17 Feb 2015
Doha: A report on the prevalence of type-2 diabetes worldwide released on Tuesday warned that an estimated 600 million people will suffer from the disease by 2035 and has termed it as a "serious and urgent" challenge.