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Going on holidays, other celebrations help dating couples decide relationship future

Going on holidays, other celebrations help dating couples decide relationship future

When dating couples engage in rituals together they learn more about each other

Smoking prevalent among pregnant women in Illinois: study

Smoking prevalent among pregnant women in Illinois: study

About 85 percent of the women in the study reported that they were smokers before they became pregnant. And many of those who continued t...Read More

Binge drinking changes brain forever

Binge drinking changes brain forever

Washington: Heavy drinking in adolescence has lasting effects on the brain wiring, and may increase the risk of psychological problems an...Read More

How binge drinking causes lasting brain changes in teens

How binge drinking causes lasting brain changes in teens

Washington: Heavy drinking in adolescence has lasting effects on the brain wiring, and may increase the risk of psychological problems an...Read More

FBI arrests man in disappearance of Chinese student

FBI arrests man in disappearance of Chinese student

Washington: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested a man in connection with the disappearance of a visiting Chinese gradu...Read More

Social stressbuster: Facebook ‘likes’ cut down exam anxiety

Social stressbuster: Facebook ‘likes’ cut down exam anxiety

Reading supportive comments, ‘likes’ and messages from Facebook friends just before taking an exam may help anxious students reduce their...Read More

New bat-inspired flying robot developed

New bat-inspired flying robot developed

Washington: Scientists have developed a new robotic bat with soft, articulated wings that can mimic the key flight mechanisms of the flyi...Read More

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Effects of childhood bullying may persist for years study

Washington: Childhood bullying inflicts the same long-term psychological trauma on girls as severe physical or sexual abuse, and its detr...Read More

Does ‘red’ bring out your naughty side?

Does ‘red’ bring out your naughty side?

Washington: Turns out, the colour red can evoke mischief in some of us. Results from a new University of Illinois study suggest that cert...Read More

Eating broccoli may lower heart disease, cancer risk: study

Eating broccoli may lower heart disease, cancer risk: study

Washington: Eating broccoli three or four times a week may be associated with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, ...Read More

Single shot soon to provide condom-free sex for a year!

Single shot soon to provide condom-free sex for a year!

New York: The long wait for a durable and yet reversible male contraceptive may finally come to an end soon as researchers have found tha...Read More

Smaller species may go extinct without fossil trace

Smaller species may go extinct without fossil trace

New York: Many of the species now perishing due to the ongoing sixth mass-extinction event — especially the smaller ones — may vanish wit...Read More

Many species may vanish without fossil trace

Many species may vanish without fossil trace

Washington: Many animals at the brink of extinction may disappear during the ongoing sixth mass-extinction event without leaving behind a...Read More

New disposable biochip for quick HIV diagnosis

New disposable biochip for quick HIV diagnosis

Washington: Scientists have developed a new highly sensitive biosensor that can quickly and accurately count sub-populations of white blo...Read More

Battery technology could provide fresh water from salty seas

Battery technology could provide fresh water from salty seas

Washington : The technology that charges batteries for electronic devices could provide fresh water from salty seas, a new study suggests...Read More

Eat when hungry and stay healthy

Eat when hungry and stay healthy

New York : Do you tend to munch something or the other between your meals even when you are not hungry? If yes, such a habit could certai...Read More

For lawyers, experience matters more than knowledge of law

For lawyers, experience matters more than knowledge of law

New York :  A good lawyer can turn things around for his or her clients even in trying circumstances and a new research has found that it...Read More

Single mothers worse off than single fathers

Single mothers worse off than single fathers

New York: Single mothers are far more likely to live in poverty than single fathers and their condition deteriorates with each additional...Read More

Bosses must ‘serve’ employees for better productivity

Bosses must ‘serve’ employees for better productivity

New York : Employees feel the most valued and perform their job well when their bosses create a culture of trust, caring, cooperation, fa...Read More

Optimistic people have healthier hearts

Optimistic people have healthier hearts

Washington: A new study has demonstrated that people who are optimistic are likely to have healthy hearts. The study conducted at Univers...Read More

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