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    Now smartphone to help men test sperm health at home

    New York: Those men who find it too embarrassing to visit a fertility clinic to test the health of their sperm have reasons to cheer, thanks to a new smartphone-based system that allows men to have a semen test at home to know about potential fertility problems, reports IANS.

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    Coming soon: Light-based wireless communications

    New York: Researchers from Facebook’s Connectivity Lab have developed a new technology that can one day make light-based wireless communications – a far superior technology than the ones based on radio frequencies or microwaves – a reality in the future, reports IANS.

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    Early-life learning crucial for kids’ development

    New York: A child’s brain should get enough and healthy activation even before they enter pre-school for the proper development of learning as well as memory functions, suggests a study, according to IANS.The research reveals the significance of learning experiences over the first two-to-four years of human life, also known as “critical periods”. In these periods memories are believed to be quickly forgotten in a phenomenon known as infantile amnesia — the

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    Brain plays key role in gauging errors

    New York: The key element in our decision-making that serves to both gauging errors and revising our approach is confidence, suggested a new study, reports IANS. The study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offers insights into the hierarchical nature of how we make choices over extended periods of time, ranging from medical diagnoses and treatment to the strategies we use to invest our money.

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    New HIV infections stagnating globally at 2.5 million per year

    Washington DC: Deaths from HIV/AIDS may have been steadily declining from a peak in 2005, but that doesn’t mean the disease rates are going down, says ANI. A major new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 (GBD 2015) study, 2.5 million people worldwide became newly infected with HIV in 2015, a number that hasn’t changed substantially in the past 10 years.

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    Home-made food not always a healthy choice for babies

    London: Parents, take note! Home cooked meals specifically designed for infants and young children, are not always better than commercially available baby foods, a new study has claimed, reports PTI. Often perceived as the best option, home cooked meals are cheaper but they usually exceed energy density and dietary fat recommendations, researchers said. It is recommended that the introduction of solid foods, known as weaning, begins when a child is six months

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    Anurag has a solution for all these internet leaks

    It is a fact that every big film that is gearing up for release is now wondering if their fate will be like that of SULTAN and KABALI, not the fact that they made many multi-millions at the box office but because both these films were leaked on the internet even before they were released officially.

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    Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra doesn’t mind taking advice from debutantes

    Everyone who is a cinema-addict is waiting patiently for the new superstars to make their mark with MIRZYA, the first look itself got everyone sitting up and waiting to see what Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra has to offer. It is the first time that he has introduced stars into the industry and everyone who has seen the trailers or some of the fortunate ones who have seen the rushes are

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    No internet connection biggest fear for Indian travellers: survey

    New Delhi: Not high roaming bills but the lack of internet connectivity is the biggest fear of Indians while travelling, a survey revealed, reports IANS. Nearly 34.5 per cent of people feared the lack of mobile network while travelling while just 6.9 per cent are afraid of high roaming bills, said the survey conducted by web brower Opera and lifespan accommodation company.

  • Ileana DCruz stung by jitter bugs

    Yes, we have all seen images of her holidaying with her photographer beau, but all that appears isn’t true. While Ileana Dcruz seems rather relaxed and happy in the images, sources claim that she is anything but relaxed at the moment.

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    Walnuts, soybean may prevent risk for diabetes

    Washington: Eating more unsaturated fats like walnuts and soybean in place of dietary carbohydrate can lowers blood sugar level and improve in the prevention and management of type-2 diabetes, according to a new study. The study provides evidence for the effects of dietary fats and carbohydrate on the regulation of glucose and insulin levels and several other metrics linked to type 2 diabetes.

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    Deepika needs to learn from Priyanka

    As her loyal followers, we are amongst those who were applauding the loudest when the trailer of XXX, came out. Yes, Deepika looked stunning and we cannot wait to get a glimpse of all the tattoos she is sporting for the film. Yet, we cannot help but wonder will the other girl (Ruby Rose) be getting prominence in the film, after all she did manage to get a

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    Twitter helps spot X-shaped structure in centre of Milky Way

    Toronto: Two astronomers – with the help of Twitter – have uncovered the strongest evidence yet that an enormous X-shaped structure made of stars lies within the central bulge of the Milky Way Galaxy. Previous computer models, and observations of the Milky Way and other galaxies have suggested that the X-shaped structure existed. However, no one had observed it directly.

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    Cloud growth helped Microsoft gain profit in fourth quarter

    New York: Riding on the growth in Cloud space with its Azure platform, US technology giant Microsoft on Tuesday reported a profit of $3.1 billion in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016. The company’s earnings came in at a non-GAAP revenue of $22.6 billion ($20.6 billion GAAP) and $0.69 of non-GAAP per-share profit ($0.39 GAAP) which was well above expectations, Tech Crunch reported.

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    Reading fiction may encourage empathy

    Toronto: Reading fiction might be good for your mental health but exploring inner lives of characters like Jane Eyre or Anna Karenina can form ideas about others’ emotions, motives and ideas, suggested a study. According to the study published in journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences, a psychologist-novelist shows that reading or watching narratives may encourage empathy.

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    Court rejects bail petitions of five suspects in B’desh’s Sholakia attack

    Dhaka: A Kishoreganj court on Wednesday rejected bail petitions of five suspects arrested in connection with Sholakia Eidgah attack on the Eid day on July 7. The court of Chief judicial Magistrate Abdus Salam Khan also sent the suspects to jail as they were produced before the court, reports the Daily Star.

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    Strict behaviour rules for footballers, coaches introduced in EPL

    London: The English Premier League, English Football League and Football Association on Wednesday introduced new behaviour rules for players and coaches in the league and asked match officials to take stronger position towards them in case of “intolerable behaviour”.