Skipping meals makes kids obese: Study

Children who skip meals are more likely to have excess body fat and an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease...

New NASA software to enhance flight efficiency, reduce noise

NASA researchers are testing a computer software that can improve flight efficiency, decrease noise and reduce...

Age at first menstrual cycle tied to heart disease risk

Women who had their first menstrual cycle at age 10 or younger, or age 17 or older, may be at a higher risk of developing heart disease...

KLM aircraft apartment at Amsterdam Airport

KLM and Airbnb created a KLM aircraft apartment at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

ASI to introduce online booking for Taj

Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is launching online booking of entry tickets to Taj Mahal.

Cancer patients testing drugs on mouse avatars: 5 things to Know

Scientists often test drugs in mice. Now some cancer patients are doing the same.

Cooking linked to heart disease risk

Scientists have found that the more time people spend preparing meals in the kitchen, the greater their risk of heart disease.

World’s first ‘bionic bra’ adjusts to breast movement

Scientists have designed the world's first 'bionic bra' that automatically adjusts itself in response to the breast movement.

Male and female breast cancers not identical

Male breast cancers are not identical to female breast cancers and male patients are not as well managed as female ones.

New smartphone app may monitor sleep disorders

Researchers are developing a smartphone app that can track your breathing while you sleep.

Scientists create new type of ice

Scientists have for the first time created a new super-low density form of ice...

Philae comet landing named physics breakthrough of the year

The first ever landing of a man-made probe onto a comet by ESA's Philae spacecraft has been named Physics World Breakthrough of the Year...

Men more likely to take ‘idiotic risks’: Study

Men are more likely than women to engage in risky behaviour that is extremely "idiotic," according to a new study...

Guilty pleasures: An apple or a brownie

An apple or a brownie? If you choose the former 100-calorie food over the latter 800-calorie one, how do you quantify the loss of pleasure?

India to provide software, mirrors for largest-ever telescope

India will provide software, vital mirrors and control systems to build the "largest-ever" telescope as part of a global project involving...

A biosensor to peer into insides of HIV-infected cell

A new biosensor can measure what is going on within HIV-infected cells in real-time and also provide insight on the interactions...

New drugs could treat drug-resistant skin cancer

A new family of cancer drugs designed to block several key cancer-causing proteins at once could potentially treat incurable skin cancers...

Occupational sitting among women linked to obesity

Occupational sitting is associated with an increased likelihood of obesity among black women, independent of occupational and leisure time...

Organic electronics could lead to cheap, wearable sensors

Researchers are developing new cheap, flexible sensors that could be worn easily to accurately measure blood-oxygen levels...

Antibiotics may not raise asthma risk

Earlier studies have suggested that antibiotic use in pregnancy and childhood may increase the risk for asthma.

Exercising a fat dog, and yourself

A recent study suggests that being told one’s pet is dangerously overweight might get the owner moving too.

Spice up your diet to care for the heart

Spices were some of the most valuable items of trade in the ancient and medieval world as they have been a part of healing remedies for centuries.

Plastic bottles have direct impact on heart health

A chemical found in plastic bottles and beverage cans makes blood pressure shoot up within hours, having direct impact on heart health.

NASA offers prizes for apps on climate change

NASA is offering more than $35,000 in prizes to citizen scientists for ideas that make use of climate data to address vulnerabilities faced by US in coping with climate change.

ASEAN countries working towards Common Visa

India’s Look East Policy supports connectivity, but hurdles may delay process

More than 25% Indians willing to spend over INR 50,000 on winter vacationing

A whopping 72.8 per cent people take four or more holidays a year

Pluto-sized objects swarming around Sun-like star

Astronomers have detected an entire family of Pluto-size objects swarming around a star which is an adolescent version...

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