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42 percent Indian kids under five are underweight

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 18:07

A total of 42 percent children under five years of age in India are underweight. While in urban areas 32.7 percent were underweight, in rural India the corresponding figure was 45.6 percent, parliament was informed.

Obesity an environmental problem: Study

Last Updated: Monday, June 18, 2012, 15:56

Obesity is not just a serious health hazard, it`s an environmental problem as well, as a new study has found.

Dinosaurs much lighter than previously thought

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 12:09

Scientists have developed a new technique to accurately measure the weight and size of dinosaurs and discovered they are not as heavy as previously thought.

Bigger animals `aren`t always faster`

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 01, 2012, 12:17

Bigger isn`t always better -- at least when it comes to the sprinting speed of animals, says a new study by Harvard University.