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Meet the US history professor who pretended to be black all her life

Meet the US history professor who pretended to be black all her life

In a blog post that has gained international attention, a writer claiming to be Jessica Krug, a GW associate professor of history, writes...Read More

Memory doesn’t worsen with age, a new study suggests

Memory doesn’t worsen with age, a new study suggests

While it may not always be the first sign of ageing, some faculties, including memory, do get worse as people age. But the process may no...Read More

Real-time details of air pollution in Delhi from April 2020

Real-time details of air pollution in Delhi from April 2020

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday announced that the city will have a real-time source apportionment of pollution from April 20...Read More

How well do you know GMO food?

How well do you know GMO food?

New Delhi: The people who hold the most extreme views against genetically modified foods think they know the most about GMO (Genetically ...Read More

Russian ‘spy’ Maria Butina seeks donations for defence

Russian ‘spy’ Maria Butina seeks donations for defence

Washington : A Russian gun rights supporter who built up a network of powerful Republican contacts while studying at a university in Wash...Read More

Sip green tea to combat bone marrow disorders

Sip green tea to combat bone marrow disorders

Washington: A compound found in green tea could have life saving potential for patients who face often-fatal medical complications associ...Read More

Donald Trump vows to jail Hillary Clinton, attacks Bill in 2nd debate

Donald Trump vows to jail Hillary Clinton, attacks Bill in 2nd debate

St Louis (US): Facing a backlash over his lewd remarks against women, a defiant Donald Trump today attacked Hillary Clinton’s husband ove...Read More

Excess ‘good cholesterol’ may shorten your life

Excess ‘good cholesterol’ may shorten your life

Washington: Both high and low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol – commonly called ‘good cholesterol’ for helping reduc...Read More

High levels of ‘good’ cholesterol may cause premature death

High levels of ‘good’ cholesterol may cause premature death

Washington: Both high and low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol – commonly called ‘good cholesterol’ for helping reduc...Read More

That’s how our brain makes risky decisions

That’s how our brain makes risky decisions

New York: Identifying a region of the brain involved in decisions made under conditions of uncertainty, scientists have explained what go...Read More

Novel way to clean drinking water a hope for India

Novel way to clean drinking water a hope for India

New York: In hope for countries like India where clean drinking water is a big issue, a team of researchers including an Indian-origin en...Read More

Larger brains prone to mental disorders

Larger brains prone to mental disorders

Washington: Animals with large brains may be more susceptible to mental disorders such as schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease due to we...Read More

New camera can take images at speed of light

New camera can take images at speed of light

Washington: Scientists have improved upon a new camera technology that can image at speeds about 100 times faster than today’s commercial...Read More

What keeps Pluto’s icy ‘heart’ beating

What keeps Pluto’s icy ‘heart’ beating

Washington: In a discovery that points to exciting geological activity on a distant cold planet billions of miles from the Earth, NASA sc...Read More

High-fructose diet during pregnancy may restrict foetal growth

High-fructose diet during pregnancy may restrict foetal growth

New York: For mothers-to-be, consuming high-fructose diet during pregnancy may cause defects in the placenta and restrict foetal growth, ...Read More

Kids also have self-esteem!

Kids also have self-esteem!

Washington: By age five children have a sense of self-esteem comparable in strength to that of adults, according to a new study. Since se...Read More

Diabetes treatment should be localised: Study

Diabetes treatment should be localised: Study

Washington: The factors behind the prevalence of diabetes may be affected by the geography and hence the prevention and treatment should ...Read More

Close friends know how long you’ll live: study

Close friends know how long you’ll live: study

Washington: Want to know how long you’ll live? Ask your closest friends! Best friends are the most accurate judges of when a person might...Read More

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‘Disease in kids curable with old drug ingredient’

Washington: Scientists have shown that a compound in old drugs can provide a new approach to treating a rare disease affecting children g...Read More

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