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‘Sunscreen’ layer detected on ‘blazing hot’ exo-planet

Using NASA's Hubble Telescope, scientists have detected a stratosphere on a massive and blazing-hot exoplanet known as WASP-33b.

‘Sunscreen’ layer detected on ‘blazing hot’ exo-planet

Neptune-size planets with ‘clouds of helium’ may be common in our galaxy

Planets having atmospheres rich in helium may be common in our galaxy, as per new theory based on data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

Neptune-size planets with ‘clouds of helium’ may be common in our galaxy

Sushma Swaraj flags off first batch of Kailash Mansarovar Yatris

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday flagged off the first batch of Kailash Mansarovar Yatris, who will travel through the Nathu La pass, from the national capital.

Sushma Swaraj flags off first batch of Kailash Mansarovar Yatris

Here’s why risky outdoor play is good for your kids

A new study has revealed that risky outdoor play is not only good for children's health but also encourages creativity, social skills and resilience.

Here’s why risky outdoor play is good for your kids

Short bouts of light exercise can keep older adults healthier

An easy walk, slow dancing, leisurely sports such as table tennis, household chores and other light-intensity exercise may be nearly as effective as moderate or vigorous exercise for older adults, if

Short bouts of light exercise can keep older adults healthier

Additives in light and e-cigarettes may harm efforts to ‘kick the butt’

A new study has revealed that pyrazine additives in low tar "light" and e-cigarettes may be reinforcing the addictive qualities of nicotine and should be strictly regulated.

Additives in light and e-cigarettes may harm efforts to ‘kick the butt’

Short bouts of light exercise can keep older adults healthier

An easy walk, slow dancing, leisurely sports such as table tennis, household chores and other light-intensity exercise may be nearly as effective as moderate or vigorous exercise for older adults, if

Short bouts of light exercise can keep older adults healthier

Breaking ageist stereotypes: Many seniors go online to discuss, learn about sex

A new study has suggested that unlike ageist stereotypes, many older adults are going online to dish about the joys of sex and swap advice about keeping their mojos working well into their twilight ye

Breaking ageist stereotypes: Many seniors go online to discuss, learn about sex

How screen-addict teen boys are risking bone health

A new study has linked weekend screen time to poorer bone health in teen boys. The apparent lack of impact of leisure screen time on teen girls' bone health may be explained by their different body fa

How screen-addict teen boys are risking bone health

Gut hormone-based diabetes drugs may also boost weight loss by curbing cravings

Researchers have revealed that a class of gut hormone-based diabetes drugs may also aid weight loss by curbing cravings.

Gut hormone-based diabetes drugs may also boost weight loss by curbing cravings

Here’s why you hate the word ‘moist’

It's a question often wondered about: Why do people hate the word "moist?" and researchers have figured out the logical reason behind it.

Here’s why you hate the word ‘moist’

Kids as young as 18 months understand stoicism

Parents, next time you lose your keys, there's no need to throw a temper tantrum as a new study has suggested that your toddler will still trust you, even if you choose to grin and bear it.

Kids as young as 18 months understand stoicism

Add ‘aerobic exercise’ in your routine to curb asthma severity

A new study has revealed that aerobic exercise helps in curbing asthma severity and ultimately improves quality of life.

Add ‘aerobic exercise’ in your routine to curb asthma severity

15-year-old schoolboy observes new planet 1k light years away

A 15-year-old schoolboy recently found a new planet orbiting the star 1000 light years away in Milky Way.

15-year-old schoolboy observes new planet 1k light years away

‘Lonely’ galaxy discovered on edge of the ‘void’ by Hubble Telescope

The Hubble Telescope has captured an astounding image of a "lonely" galaxy floating on the edge of a grim abyss. Galaxy, known as NGC 6503, has found itself in a lonely position, at the edge of a stra

‘Lonely’ galaxy discovered on edge of the ‘void’ by Hubble Telescope

Chinese tofu addict ends up getting 420 kidney stones removed

A man in China has had a staggering 420 kidney stones removed in an emergency operation after doctors blamed "excessive consumption of tofu" for his unusual condition.

Chinese tofu addict ends up getting 420 kidney stones removed

Here’s what less sleep will do to you in just one day

A new study has linked partial sleep deprivation to biological aging in older adults. The American Academy Of Sleep Medicine study suggests that one night of partial sleep deprivation promotes biologi

Here’s what less sleep will do to you in just one day

Food Hospitality World’s silver edition rolls out in Bengaluru

The 25th edition of Food Hospitality World (FHW) 2015 exhibition kick-started today at the White Orchid Convention Centre in Bengaluru

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Common antacids increase heart attack risk up to 21pc

A new study has suggested that heart attack risk increases 16-21 percent with use of common antacids.

Common antacids increase heart attack risk up to 21pc

Here’s why trip back home feels shorter in hindsight

A new study has revealed that people reflecting on a roundtrip walk estimated that the return trip took less time than the outward trip.

Here’s why trip back home feels shorter in hindsight

Eat few peanuts every day to slash early death risk from cancer

A new study has suggested that peanuts can protect against early death from cancer and heart disease.

Eat few peanuts every day to slash early death risk from cancer

New global climate change projections released by NASA

NASA scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have released a new dataset that shows how temperature and rainfall patterns worldwide may change through the year 2100 because of growing concentratio

New global climate change projections released by NASA

Social media may help young adult smokers kick the butt

As it turns out, people who turn to social media to help them quit smoking are more likely to succeed than those who opt for more traditional methods.

Social media may help young adult smokers kick the butt

Chimpanzees use leafy cups to guzzle alcohol with chums

Scientists have found that chimpanzees enjoy getting drunk in groups on fermented palm tree sap using leafy cups.

Chimpanzees use leafy cups to guzzle alcohol with chums

Monstrous galaxy spotted near the edge of the universe

Astronomers have imaged in unprecedented detail a distant galaxy near the edge of the universe and found that it is forming stars hundreds to thousands of times faster than the Milky Way.

Monstrous galaxy spotted near the edge of the universe

Positivity towards daily stress may benefit your long-term health

A team of researchers has suggested that reacting positively to stressful situations may play a key role in long-term health.

Positivity towards daily stress may benefit your long-term health

Positivity towards daily stress may benefit your long-term health

A team of researchers has suggested that reacting positively to stressful situations may play a key role in long-term health.

Positivity towards daily stress may benefit your long-term health
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