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Meditation not pleasant for everyone, study says

Meditation not pleasant for everyone, study says

LONDON: Meditation — which is widely believed to be an antidote to mental health issues — may not always be a pleasant experience for eve...Read More

Stonehenge ‘bluestones’ were quarried 5,000 years ago

Stonehenge ‘bluestones’ were quarried 5,000 years ago

London: The smaller ‘bluestones’ used to build the Stonehenge were quarried 5,000 years ago and transported over land from almost 290 kil...Read More

De-stress & lose weight

De-stress & lose weight

London: Have you ever noticed that you’re eating habits change whenever you are stressed? It’s long been suspected that stress can lead t...Read More

Oldest form of life: Fossil of most ancient micro-organism uncovered

Oldest form of life: Fossil of most ancient micro-organism uncovered

Toronto: Scientists have discovered remains of microorganisms in Canada that are between 3.8 and 4.3 billion years old, providing direct ...Read More

Don’t worry, be Catty

Don’t worry, be Catty

London: Cat ownership during pregnancy or childhood may not pose a direct risk for psychotic symptoms, according to a new study that cast...Read More

Depressed men look for quick fixes during therapy

Depressed men look for quick fixes during therapy

London: While visiting a psychologist for therapy to deal with depression, men are more likely to prefer a quick fix than women who want ...Read More

Could online tutors and artificial intelligence be the future of teaching

Could online tutors and artificial intelligence be the future of teaching

London: Nearly 4,000 British primary school children enrolled for weekly one on one maths sessions with Indian and Sri Lankan tutors. Thi...Read More

Human brain predisposed to racial bias: study

Human brain predisposed to racial bias: study

London: Human brain responds more strongly to negative depiction of ethnic or religious minorities, according to a new study which shows ...Read More

Artificial intelligence system that can predict result of human rights trial

Artificial intelligence system that can predict result of human rights trial

Scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) system that can accurately predict the outcomes of human right trials in maj...Read More

High alcohol intake can reduce female fertility

High alcohol intake can reduce female fertility

London: Women who drink 14 or more servings of alcohol a week are likely to have an 18 per cent decrease in their fertility, a study has ...Read More

Perfume traces may help solve crimes: study

Perfume traces may help solve crimes: study

London: Lingering traces of perfumes can help solve crimes such as sexual assaults as chemical components of a fragrance can transfer fro...Read More

Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol: study

Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol: study

London: People who have recently begun an attempt to quit smoking tobacco are more likely to try drinking less alcohol than other smokers...Read More

HIV drug blocks transferral even in condomless sex

HIV drug blocks transferral even in condomless sex

New York: HIV-affected people taking medication are highly unlikely to transmit the virus to their partners even if they have unprotected...Read More

Building Stonehenge was not as hard as thought: study

Building Stonehenge was not as hard as thought: study

London: Building the Stonehenge may not have been as difficult as previously thought, according to a new study which found that only 20 p...Read More

Genes that determine nose shape found

Genes that determine nose shape found

London: Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have identified genes that drive the shape of human noses, an advance that can help u...Read More

Recipe for ‘pain-free’ life

Recipe for ‘pain-free’ life

London : Scientists at University College London (UCL) have found the recipe for painlessness in a study that used genetically modified m...Read More

Being moody can help you adapt better to change

Being moody can help you adapt better to change

London: Being moody may do some bad things to others but it can actually help you quickly adapt to changes in life whether positive or ne...Read More

Brain’s response to others’ good news depends on empathy

Brain’s response to others’ good news depends on empathy

London : The way our brain responds to others’ good fortune is linked to how empathetic people report themselves to be, according to new ...Read More

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