03 Jun 2014
London: Metformin, the world's most widely used anti-diabetic drug, may slow ageing and increase lifespan, a new study suggests.
03 Apr 2014
Washington: Scientists have found the Moon was formed nearly 100 million years after the start of the solar system, suggesting that the Earth's natural satellite is about 4.5 billion years old.
02 Jun 2014
London: A gene-based diet, customized according to a person's metabolism, can help people lose up to three times more weight, a new study has found.
26 Mar 2014
New Delhi: A team of researchers at the University of Melbourne in Australia have claimed that the world’s highest mountain Mt. Everest was born after Asia was squeezed like a tube of toothpaste.
21 May 2014
London: Exposure to alcohol use in movies can encourage drinking in young people, a significant research shows.
15 May 2014
Washington: Young people who abuse 'smart drugs' to boost their attention span, memory and capacity to stay awake may risk long-term impairments to their brain function, a new research has warned.
15 May 2014
New York: Want a tattoo to impress your friends but worry about the pain of real ink? Do not fall for temporary tattoos as these may cause allergic reactions to skin.
13 May 2014
Washington: Parents, please note that smoking not only puts your health at risk but also that of your kids. The more time a child is exposed to a parent addicted to smoking, the more likely the youth would become a heavy smoker, research says.
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.
31 Dec 2013
Melbourne: Indian tourists are flocking to Australia to see its beauty, taking the total number of overseas travelers from the region to over 1,34,000 from January to October this year, according to a report.