Learning new language changes your brain: study

Learning a new language changes both the structure and function of your brain network...

Secret to long life not in genes: Study

The secret to a long life does not lie in genes, according to a new study that sequenced the genomes...

Bone marrow stem cell treatment has no added benefit : Study

Bone marrow stem cell treatment has no added benefit over the conventional treatment in paralysis...

Australian hospitality industry looking for Indian culinary graduates: Expert

A huge skills shortage within the hospitality sector in Australia has shifted the industry to think outside...

Airlines to increase social media budget in 2015

Social media budget is likely to increase in 2015, according to 63 per cent of airline executives. 66 per cent would like to double the number of staff for social media, as revealed in latest findings

Mosquitoes evolved attraction to human odour

Some of the female mosquitoes that spread dengue and yellow fever transitioned...

Indian researchers develop single dose ‘nano-medicine’ for osteoporosis

About nine million bone fractures occur each year due to osteoporosis, a progressive bone disease.

Ebola death toll passes 5,000-mark, says WHO

WHO has acknowledged that number of deaths is likely far higher, given fatality rate in current Ebola outbreak is known to be around 70%.

2nd mission to Mars may be by 2020: ISRO chief

The second mission to Mars could be between 2018-2020, but may not be similar to the Orbiter Mission...

European Space Agency’s Philae makes historic landing on a speeding comet: All you need to know

Hundreds of millions of miles from Earth, European Space Agency’s lander, Philae, makes history by successfully landing on the icy surface of a comet.

New pathways for pathogens

Thanks to urbanisation, viruses are jumping species barriers

European Space Agency spacecraft lands on comet

Hundreds of millions of miles from Earth, a European spacecraft made history Wednesday by successfully...

Twitter shows how weather affects our mood

People tend to be happier as temperature becomes cooler but feel uncomfortable with drastic temperature decrease...

Skyscanner unveils Hotels app

Skyscanner, global travel search engine, has announced the launch of its Hotels app– a user friendly application that offers Indian travellers an intuitive way to search, compare and book hotels all

Our mouth naturally fights dental cavities: Study

A key components of mucus found in mouth actively protect our teeth from the cavity-causing bacterium, says study.

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Scientists set for historic comet landing attempt by European Space Agency’s Rosetta

Rosetta and the comet are flying in tandem at 41,000 mph between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, 311 mn miles from Earth.

Moderate drinking healthy for some people: Study

Moderate alcohol consumption can protect against coronary heart disease...

Poor societies more likely to believe in gods

People who live in harsh or uncertain environments are more likely to believe in gods that enforce a moral code...

Spirituality may speed up patients’ recovery

Spirituality may play a huge role in a patients' recovery from illness when there is little hope...

New technique for generating electricity developed

Researchers have demonstrated a new technique for generating electricity by harvesting energy...

Never-before-seen human genome variations uncovered

Thousands of never-before-seen genetic variants in the human genome have been uncovered by researchers...


Belmond to launch luxury train tours in Ireland

The Belmond Grand Hibernian, a luxury overnight rail experience in Ireland, is expected to launch in summer 2016 with plans for tours of the open countryside, coastal scenery, and cities of both the R

Brain’s taste secrets uncovered by US scientists

Each of the roughly 8,000 taste buds scattered over the tongue is capable of sensing the full suite of tastes.

China unveils Mars rover after India’s successful Mangalyaan

Seeking to catch up with India's Mangalyaan mission, China has unveiled its Mars rover...

Brain’s taste secrets uncovered by US scientists

The brain has specialist neurons for each of the five taste categories - salty, bitter, sour...

New Delhi 25th fun city in the world, Berlin tops: survey

Of the total 1,830 cities, Berlin tops rankings for its all-round attractiveness of bars and museums.

New batteries are safe for children to swallow

Scientists develop special coating for small batteries which can prevent against injuries and deaths stemming from accidental ingestion.

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