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How people react to 
fake news?

How people react to fake news?

Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) in the US wanted to know how people investigated potentially suspicious posts on their o...Read More

Latest Coronavirus Update: 21 people test positive for coronavirus on vessel off California

Latest Coronavirus Update: 21 people test positive for coronavirus on vessel off California

In Egypt, a cruise ship on the Nile with more than 150 passengers and crew was under quarantine in the southern city of Luxor after 12 pe...Read More

Air pollution as bad as smoking a cigarette pack

Air pollution as bad as smoking a cigarette pack

Researchers have found that ozone air pollution which is increasing with climate change can accelerate lung disease as much as that by sm...Read More

New method lets gamers communicate using a brain-to-brain network

New method lets gamers communicate using a brain-to-brain network

Imagine playing video games together with your friends seated at different places while communicating only with your minds.

Arsenic-breathing microbes found in the Pacific Ocean

Arsenic-breathing microbes found in the Pacific Ocean

Washington: Scientists have discovered microorganisms breathing arsenic – a deadly poison for most living things – in the low-oxygen part...Read More

Say goodbye to suicidal thoughts

Say goodbye to suicidal thoughts

Washington:  A therapy-based website can help people struggling to cope with suicidal thoughts, a study has found. Mental health research...Read More

Global suicide rate falls by 33 per cent: Study

Global suicide rate falls by 33 per cent: Study

Washington: The rate of deaths from suicide worldwide has decreased by almost a third since 1990, according to a study published Thursday...Read More

Google buys Indian-origin professor’s health monitoring start-up

Google buys Indian-origin professor’s health monitoring start-up

San Francisco: Google has acquired Senosis Health, a Seattle-based health monitoring start-up founded by University of Washington Profess...Read More

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Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh

San Francisco : Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) have invented a phone that harvests the few microwatts of power it requi...Read More

Left-handed? Blame it on your slender face

Left-handed? Blame it on your slender face

People who have a slender lower face are about 25 per cent more likely to be left-handed, a new study has found. The finding may shed new...Read More

Old LGBT couples are healthier than singles

Old LGBT couples are healthier than singles

Washington : Turns out, there really is such a thing as wedded bliss as a recent study has detected positive health outcomes among same-s...Read More

Soon, turn your living room into wireless charging station

Soon, turn your living room into wireless charging station

New York: What if you can remotely charge your smartphone with the flat-screen TV in your living room? If we believe a team of US enginee...Read More

GM malaria vaccine found effective, safe

GM malaria vaccine found effective, safe

Washington: A potent malaria vaccine made from genetically modified parasites has been found to be highly effective and safe for use, acc...Read More

Beware Your social bias rubs off on your kid

Beware Your social bias rubs off on your kid

New York: The next time you try to utter biased or discriminatory comments via nonverbal signs such as a condescending tone of voice or a...Read More

‘Passwords sent via human body rather than air more safe’

‘Passwords sent via human body rather than air more safe’

New York: A team of Indian-American engineers has devised a way to send secure passwords through the human body using smartphone fingerpr...Read More

Internet, smartphones can boost healthy lifestyle

Internet, smartphones can boost healthy lifestyle

New York: Internet- and mobile-based programmes can help people adopt healthy lifestyle, become more physically active, eat healthy and a...Read More

Speech recognition software writes faster than humans

Speech recognition software writes faster than humans

New York: A smartphone speech recognition software can write text messages three times faster than humans, say researchers, adding that t...Read More

Look how Twitter broadens discussion on death, mourning

Look how Twitter broadens discussion on death, mourning

Washington D.C.: Social media, particularly Twitter, now-a-days redefine the way how one mourns.

Twitter is changing how people mourn

Twitter is changing how people mourn

Washington: Social media is redefining how people grieve, with Twitter in particular widening the conversation around death and mourning ...Read More

Twins may live longer than singletons: study

Twins may live longer than singletons: study

Washington: Twins not only have a bestie from birth, they may also live longer than singletons, according to a new study which suggests a...Read More

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