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Coronavirus circulated undetected two months before first COVID-19 case was reported in China's Wuhan: Study

Coronavirus circulated undetected two months before first COVID-19 case was reported in China's Wuhan: Study

Washington: The novel coronavirus was likely circulating undetected for at most two months before the first human cases of COVID-19 were ...Read More

Appearance matters for academic success, that too in economics: Study

Appearance matters for academic success, that too in economics: Study

New Delhi: Appearance does matter for an individual's academic success, at least when it comes to economics, and attractive individuals a...Read More

Researchers develop low-cost coronavirus test that can give results in just 45 minutes

Researchers develop low-cost coronavirus test that can give results in just 45 minutes

The test named the "SARS-CoV-2 DETECTR" is easy to implement and to interpret, and requires no specialised equipment, said researchers fr...Read More

New research suggests use of therapy to treat cocaine addition

New research suggests use of therapy to treat cocaine addition

"Cocaine use drastically elevates dopamine levels in the striatum, and causes the dopamine D2 receptor (D2R) to inhibit striatal acetylch...Read More

Most people ‘go green’ for sake of good health

Most people ‘go green’ for sake of good health

University of California, Davis, researchers in the Department of Psychology surveyed 8,000 people of various ages and ethnicities, in tw...Read More

Time pressure makes people give socially-desirable answers

Time pressure makes people give socially-desirable answers

Washington D.C.: While time pressure makes people answer in a hurry, they are more likely to utter what is socially desirable rather than...Read More

Eat almonds & say bye to facial wrinkles

Eat almonds & say bye to facial wrinkles

Los Angeles: Daily consumption of almonds may help reduce the severity of facial wrinkles in post-menopausal women, claims a first-of-its...Read More

Sensor that gives health updates from user's sweat

Sensor that gives health updates from user's sweat

Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have developed wearable skin sensors that use sweat to provide real-time updates on healt...Read More

Women can benefit from multiple marriages

Women can benefit from multiple marriages

In certain societies, having multiple husbands can be an advantage for women in difficult times as they can buffer themselves against eff...Read More

California's Joshua trees at the risk of disappearing

California's Joshua trees at the risk of disappearing

Joshua trees, an iconic species of the arid southwestern United States, may totally disappear by the end of the century because of climat...Read More

Now, Artificial Intelligence to curb ‘deepfake’ videos

Now, Artificial Intelligence to curb ‘deepfake’ videos

At a time when “deepfake” videos become a new threat to users’ privacy, a team of Indian-origin researchers has developed Artificial In...Read More

Anxiety epidemic on the rise

Anxiety epidemic on the rise

Los Angeles: The number of 18- to 26-year-old students who report suffering from anxiety disorder has doubled since 2008, possibly due to...Read More

We absorb1.5 Mb data to learn native languages

We absorb1.5 Mb data to learn native languages

Los Angeles: Humans absorb about 1.5 megabytes of data from their birth to adulthood to learn their native language, scientists say. Lear...Read More

Mystery of Zebra stripes solved – they confuse blood-sucking parasites

Mystery of Zebra stripes solved – they confuse blood-sucking parasites

London: Zebra stripes have intrigued scientists for over 150 years, and now a study has found that the primary purpose of the animal’s tw...Read More

Are you your daddy’s dear?

Are you your daddy’s dear?

New York: Fathers experience more well-being and satisfaction than mothers in their parenthood and even when interacting with their child...Read More

Calcium in coronary arteries is a bad sign

Calcium in coronary arteries is a bad sign

New Delhi: Specks of calcium on coronary arteries might be early warning signs for impending heart disease in South Asian men and could h...Read More

Classroom friendships may offset effects of harsh parenting: Study

Classroom friendships may offset effects of harsh parenting: Study

Los Angeles: Having warm teachers and friends in kindergarten can prevent children of highly critical parents from exhibiting argumentati...Read More

Raghuram Rajan: Demonetisation, GST held back India’s economic growth, 7% growth rate not enough

Raghuram Rajan: Demonetisation, GST held back India’s economic growth, 7% growth rate not enough

Washington: Demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) are the two major headwinds that held back India’s economic growth last y...Read More

Now you know why women live longer

Now you know why women live longer

Washington : Researchers have tried to ask a commonly asked question — Why do women live longer than men? Women have some natural physica...Read More

Beware! Here’s how you can be caught ‘fake-laughing’

Beware! Here’s how you can be caught ‘fake-laughing’

Washington D.C.: A new study has revealed that people across cultures and continents are largely able to tell the difference between a fa...Read More

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