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Giving robots power to hear, work more like humans can be a game changer

Giving robots power to hear, work more like humans can be a game changer

People rarely use just one sense to understand the world, but robots usually only rely on vision and, increasingly, touch

Men more likely to be seen as ‘brilliant’ than women

Men more likely to be seen as ‘brilliant’ than women

Men are more likely to be seen as ‘brilliant’ than women, say researchers in a new study measuring global perceptions linked to gender. T...Read More

Gauri Khan captures daughter Suhana's first day at New York University

Gauri Khan captures daughter Suhana's first day at New York University

Sporting a white top and blue denims, Suhana flaunts her college girl look by teaming it up with a black bag

India’s high growth & high defaults rates rather unusual scenario for developing countries’

India’s high growth & high defaults rates rather unusual scenario for developing countries’

Mumbai: Praising the Indian Bankruptcy Code (IBC), Edward I Altman, best known for development of the Z-score to predict bankruptcy, said...Read More

Millennials better at recognising 1960s songs than today’s tunes

Millennials better at recognising 1960s songs than today’s tunes

New York: Millennials are better at identifying songs made between the 1960s and 1990s than they are at recognising musical hits created ...Read More

Can quitting Facebook change your life?

Can quitting Facebook change your life?

New York: Want to quit Facebook? According to a new study, it can have both positive as well as negative effects on your life. The study,...Read More

Bluff master: How Artificial Intelligence can fool biometrics with fake fingerprints

Bluff master: How Artificial Intelligence can fool biometrics with fake fingerprints

New York: Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence tool that can synthesise fake human fingerprints and potentially fool biom...Read More

Kids exposed to 9/11 dust showing signs of heart disease risk

Kids exposed to 9/11 dust showing signs of heart disease risk

New York: Sixteen years after the collapse of the World Trade Center towers sent a “cloud” of toxic debris across Lower Manhattan, childr...Read More

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UN warns Trump against quitting Paris agreement

Antonio Guterres remarks at New York University’s Stern School of Business came at a time when the world waits for Donald Trump to announ...Read More

Trauma, stress weakens ability to perceive facial expressions

Trauma, stress weakens ability to perceive facial expressions

New York: Adolescents suffering from trauma and stress are likely to have impairment in the ability to recognise facial expressions that ...Read More

I will give my best, says Viral V Acharya

I will give my best, says Viral V Acharya

New Delhi: RBI’s newly appointed Deputy Governor Viral Acharya, a noted economist, today said he will give his best in the new role.

Government appoints Viral Acharya as RBI’s Deputy Governor

Government appoints Viral Acharya as RBI’s Deputy Governor

New Delhi: Government today appointed Viral V Acharya, a professor of Economics in the Department of Finance at the New York University (...Read More

Emotional ‘hangover’ may affect future experiences

Emotional ‘hangover’ may affect future experiences

New York: Experiencing emotional events — whether happy or painful — may cause ‘hangovers’ that can persist for a long period of time, re...Read More

Older adults avoid risk-taking due to brain wiring, not age

Older adults avoid risk-taking due to brain wiring, not age

New York: Older adults are less inclined to take certain types of risks, such as participating in a lottery, due to changes in brain anat...Read More

Shopping and talking over phone don’t go hand in hand: study

Shopping and talking over phone don’t go hand in hand: study

Washington: Better not to talk over phone while shopping as shoppers engaged in a mobile phone conversation while trying to shop are less...Read More

Rich people really do ignore you when they walk by: study

Rich people really do ignore you when they walk by: study

New York: Wealthy people pay less attention to those around them as compared to people of lower social status, according to a new study t...Read More

Don’t force anything on Muslims, fumes Farooq Abdullah

Don’t force anything on Muslims, fumes Farooq Abdullah

“Every religion has its way. If someone forces something on Hindu religion, will they accept it? In Islam, there is a committee that look...Read More

Now, Omar Abdullah detained for hours at US airport

Now, Omar Abdullah detained for hours at US airport

 New York : Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he was subjected to “another random” secondary immigration c...Read More

Virtual peer pressure can spark competition, boost performance

Virtual peer pressure can spark competition, boost performance

New York: Virtual peer pressure generated by a computer simulation can boost individual effort and may be as motivating as actually seein...Read More

How racial inequality is developed online

How racial inequality is developed online

New York: Internet users tend to navigate between websites in a racially segregated way despite pathways that provide equitable access to...Read More

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