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Kerala doctor develops reusable stabiliser for beating heart surgery

A cardiac surgeon from Kerala, who pioneered 'beating heart' surgery, has developed a re-usable stabilizer, used to immobilise an area of the heart, where surgery has to be done.

Kerala doctor develops reusable stabiliser for beating heart surgery

Scientists identify ‘active volcanism’ on Venus

Scientists have discovered hot lava flows on Venus, providing evidence for active volcanism on Earth's neighbour planet.

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Heart, heal thyself

A team of researchers has used stem cell exosomes to induce damaged mouse hearts to self-repair.

Heart, heal thyself

Meet ‘Pepper’, world’s first robot that will ‘love’ you back

Falling in love with a machine is now possible as world's first robot with human emotions can now be yours.

Meet ‘Pepper’, world’s first robot that will ‘love’ you back

Fish oil, low calorie diet and meal replacement combo may tackle obesity

In a new study, scientists have found that fish oil combined with meal replacement, and a calorie-restricted diet can be effective weight management and improvements in metabolic syndrome.

Fish oil, low calorie diet and meal replacement combo may tackle obesity

Mantis shrimp inspires ‘stronger’ body armor, athletic gear design

Mantis shrimp has inspired the scientists to create new range of stronger aerospace and automotive frames, body armor and athletic gear like football helmet.

Mantis shrimp inspires ‘stronger’ body armor, athletic gear design

Warner Bros.’ boss helped Sandra Bullock following split from ex-hubby

Sandra Bullock has credited Warner Bros' president Sue Kroll for helping her out after splitting from former husband Jesse James.

Warner Bros.’ boss helped Sandra Bullock following split from ex-hubby

Here’s when ‘yes’ should mean ‘no’ and ‘no’ ‘yes’

Researchers have explained what we don't understand about the words "yes" and "no," which may seem like two of the easiest expressions to understand in any language, but they aren't.

Here’s when ‘yes’ should mean ‘no’ and ‘no’ ‘yes’

Getting nostalgic about ‘good old times’ may help beat depression

A new study has suggested that recalling positive memories reverses stress-induced depression.

Getting nostalgic about ‘good old times’ may help beat depression

‘Bashful’ black hole in neighboring galaxy revealed

Washington, Jun 18 (ANI): Astronomers have detected what they believe is the long-sought radio emission coming from a supermassive black hole at the center of one of our closest neighboring galaxies,

‘Bashful’ black hole in neighboring galaxy revealed

Humans, like pigeons, use 3-D sense of smell as ‘radar’

Humans too, like homing pigeons, navigate but through their sense of smell.

Humans, like pigeons, use 3-D sense of smell as ‘radar’

Social phobia linked to surplus serotonin, not deficit

Researchers has refuted a previous study by claiming that individuals with social anxiety disorder/ social phobia have too much levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin, not too little.

Social phobia linked to surplus serotonin, not deficit

Tracking weight regularly can help you shed kilos better

Keeping a track of one's weight by stepping on scale everyday can help a person, especially men, to lose weight and keep from gaining it again.

Tracking weight regularly can help you shed kilos better

Newly found brightest galaxy yet can be harbouring 1st generation stars

Astronomers have discovered the brightest galaxy yet found in the early Universe and found strong evidence that examples of the first generation of stars lurk within it.

Newly found brightest galaxy yet can be harbouring 1st generation stars

Earth-like planet models built in hunt for alien life

In their hunt for alien life, astronomers have built an array of Earth-like planet models that examine how ultraviolet radiation from other planets' nearby suns may affect those world.

Earth-like planet models built in hunt for alien life

Here’s how exercise can benefit diabetics

If a person is diabetic but does exercise, then according to a new study they can shed kilos from their waist, lose body fat and can even control blood glucose.

Here’s how exercise can benefit diabetics

Astronomers measure first Mars-sized exoplanet

Scientists have measured the mass and size named of the first exoplanet smaller than the Earth named Kepler-138b.

Astronomers measure first Mars-sized exoplanet

Blood, urine tests can guage genetic risk for prostrate cancer

A simple blood or urine test may identify men with an elevated, genetically inherited risk for prostate cancer, according to a new large-scale study.

Blood, urine tests can guage genetic risk for prostrate cancer

Drug used in transplants can aid weight loss

Researchers have found that a drug used to prevent transplant rejection reduces body fat and appetite in older rats, a discovery which may lead to new treatments for age-related obesity in humans.

Drug used in transplants can aid weight loss

Here’s how stress, depression affect women’s longevity

As per a new study, longevity hormone is lower in stressed and depressed women.

Here’s how stress, depression affect women’s longevity

Can’t get enough of cats online? Why viewing ‘feline videos’ makes us feel better

As per a new study, the Internet phenomenon of watching cat videos not only entertains people, but also boosts viewers' energy and positive emotions and decreases negative feelings.

Can’t get enough of cats online? Why viewing ‘feline videos’ makes us feel better

Looking at angry faces may be precursor of depression

A new study has revealed that attention to angry faces can predict future depression. Researchers at Binghamton University recruited 160 women, 60 with a past history of depression...

Looking at angry faces may be precursor of depression

Now, a ‘low-calorie’ cheese that helps you shed weight

Now you can gorge on all you want on cheese as there's a new range of low- calorie cheese which helps lose weight.

Now, a ‘low-calorie’ cheese that helps you shed weight

Extreme exercise can lead to blood poisoning: Aus study

Australian researchers have discovered that extreme exercise can cause intestinal bacteria to leak into the bloodstream, leading to blood poisoning".

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Vitamin D may help fight HIV

High-dose vitamin D supplementation can boost immune response to help the body fight infections like HIV, a new study has found".

Vitamin D may help fight HIV

‘World Yoga Day’ will work well for tourism and Brand India, say tourism operators

21st June is fast approaching and it brings with it yet another opportunity to enhance the power of Brand India.

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Cinnamon compound may prevent colon cancer

A compound that gives cinnamon its distinctive flavour and smell may have the potential to fight colon cancer, a new study has found.

Cinnamon compound may prevent colon cancer
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