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One-year-olds know how to use iPads: Study

Toddlers as young as one year old are turning tech-savvy and can use a tablet but require help from an adult to access apps, according to a new study.

One-year-olds know how to use iPads: Study

Connected travellers likely to make bookings via handsets

With the growing use of smartphones, "connected travellers" are more likely to make bookings through their handsets, says a recent survey by TripAdvisor.

Connected travellers likely to make bookings via handsets

NASA’s New Horizons space probe suffers glitch on approach to Pluto

NASA scientists were working on Sunday to revive the New Horizons spacecraft after it suffered a computer malfunction just nine days before it was due to fly past Pluto.

NASA’s New Horizons space probe suffers glitch on approach to Pluto

UN approves Japan bid for industrial sites’ heritage status

A fortress island near Nagasaki has been awarded world heritage status after Japan and South Korea resolved a spat over whether to acknowledge the site's history of wartime forced labor.

UN approves Japan bid for industrial sites’ heritage status

Sahara desert once contained the world’s largest lake; it died in ‘few hundred years’!

The Sahara desert contained the world's largest freshwater lake until it evaporated in just a few hundred years, a new study has found.

Sahara desert once contained the world’s largest lake; it died in ‘few hundred years’!

Swiss railway posts ‘how-to’ toilet signs for Asian tourists

Fed up with having to clean up messes in the public toilets, a Swiss railway company has come up with a series of graphic illustrations for visitors from Asia and the Middle East to instruct them how

Swiss railway posts ‘how-to’ toilet signs for Asian tourists

Nobel laureates call for action on climate change

Comparing the threat of climate change to that of a nuclear war, a group of 30 Nobel laureates including India's Kailash Satyarthi have called upon the nations of the world to take decisive action to

Nobel laureates call for action on climate change

Rover to carry Earth’s art, poetry, music to the Moon!

A team of international researchers has put together some of the world's best art, poetry, music, drama and dance onto small disks and plans to send them to the Moon aboard a rover next year.

Rover to carry Earth’s art, poetry, music to the Moon!

Dutch students develop solar-powered family car; on full charge, can clock 1,000 km

Dutch students have developed a family car powered by the sun which generates more energy than it uses while reaching speeds of up to 125 kilometres per hour and the vehicle can clock over 1,000 km on

Dutch students develop solar-powered family car; on full charge, can clock 1,000 km

‘Overloaded’ pilots’ brains can shut down during crisis’ ‘fail to hear loud alarms’

Modern cockpits in aircraft bombard pilots with so much information that their brains can shut down during a crisis, new research has warned.

‘Overloaded’ pilots’ brains can shut down during crisis’ ‘fail to hear loud alarms’

New dating app may help you and your dog find love

A new app that allows dog owners to connect and perhaps find love for themselves and their pooches has been developed".

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Russian cargo ship docks to space station

An unmanned Russian cargo ship successfully docked with the International Space Station today following a string of failed attempts to resupply the orbital laboratory.

Russian cargo ship docks to space station

Genome sequencing brings woolly mammoth clones closer

Scientists have moved a step closer to bringing the woolly mammoth back to life, after they identified extensive genetic changes that allowed the extinct giant animals to adapt to Arctic life.

Genome sequencing brings woolly mammoth clones closer

Earthquake-hit Nepal to come up with discounts to woo holidayers

As Nepal reopens for tourists after the devastating earthquake in April, the Himalayan nation is now coming up with discounted packages to bring back holidayers.

Earthquake-hit Nepal to come up with discounts to woo holidayers

Dick Van Dyke’s childhood home set for demolition

Actor-comedian Dick Van Dyke's childhood home in Illinois will be brought down if efforts to save the dilapidated building from demolition prove unsuccessful".

Dick Van Dyke’s childhood home set for demolition

French renewables power grid pilot shows limits of batteries in Europe

A major pilot project by Europe's largest power network operator to integrate power from rooftop solar panels into the grid has shown that battery storage of renewable energy is not yet economically v

French renewables power grid pilot shows limits of batteries in Europe

Dengue watch prompts ban on OTC sale of anti-inflammatory meds

Delhi government has decided to ban over-the-counter sale of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like Aspirin, Dispirin, Brufen, Voveran, etc. from August 15 till November 30 as the use of t

Dengue watch prompts ban on OTC sale of anti-inflammatory meds

Hanging out in Delhi

Every city has its hotspots, places that are inevitable destinations for people to visit for shopping, eating out or just an outing. These places change every few years, with new ones springing up eve

Hanging out in Delhi

A class act

Indian theatre gets another welcome boost, as Aadyam, a corporate-backed initiative, tries to bring in fresh perspective to our understanding of watching a play

A class act

The wine route

Here are four winemaking countries whose wines should make their way to India

The wine route

Is it possible to ‘sniff out’ autism?

A team of researchers has suggested that the way children sniff different aromas can form the basis of a test for autism.

Is it possible to ‘sniff out’ autism?

How REM sleep disruption affects kids’ brain development

A new study has suggested that rapid eye movement (REM) sleep actively converts waking experiences into lasting memories and abilities in young brains.

How REM sleep disruption affects kids’ brain development

Is your partner ‘ghosting’ with you?

If your boyfriend/girlfriend is ignoring your calls and messages out of a sudden then it is nothing but "ghosting" or a silent indication for ending a relationship.

Is your partner ‘ghosting’ with you?

Sweating too much? Try these tricks to get it under control

Here are some top tips to avoid embarrassing sweat-patches this summer. Around two million people in the UK suffer from hyperhidrosis, or excess sweating, and for them it can be a serious source of em

Sweating too much? Try these tricks to get it under control

Every third person in World is obese: Study

Over a third of the world's population is obese, a study published in the WHO bulletin has said while asserting that governments need to make the food supply healthier to reduce risk of problems linke

Every third person in World is obese: Study

Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii, pilot sets nonstop record

A Swiss man attempting to circumnavigate the globe with an aircraft powered only by the sun's energy landed in Hawaii on Friday, after a record-breaking five-day nonstop solo flight across the Pacific

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Seahorse’s tail can inspire better robots

The seahorse has an unusual skeletal structure, including a tail in which a vertebral column is surrounded by square bony plates.

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