Internet addiction among students leading to family conflicts

Internet addiction among students leading to family conflicts

PIU is considered a behavioral addiction with characteristics similar to substance abuse disorders, the researchers said.

How body controls inflammatory response to pathogens

This study is significant because there is an urgent need to develop novel anti-inflammatory agents to combat inflammation, and these findings could offer an alternative. 

Want a fat salary? Go for a PhD

Want a fat salary? Go for a PhD

With the help of US Census Bureau data, the researchers examined employment and earnings outcomes of nearly 3,200 PhD graduates from eight major research universities.

Environment has extensively shaped human brain

Environment has extensively shaped human brain

These findings could also have important implications regarding human susceptibility to degenerative diseases.

'Good fat' communicates with brain to counter obesity

Brown fat tissue or "good fat" communicates with the brain through sensory nerves, possibly sharing information that is important for fighting human obesity, say researchers from Georgia State University.

US varsity students attend lectures at Presidency

One of India's prestigious educational establishments, Presidency University, here is hosting a batch of students and faculty from a top-ranked US university as part of a student exchange programme, a statement said.

How to distinguish between stars and brown dwarfs

Researchers have found clear observational evidence for the theoretically predicted break between very low mass stars and brown dwarfs.

Coming soon, anti-inflammatory drugs sans side effects

Researchers at Georgia State University have found a potential new strategy for developing new drugs to control inflammation without serious side effects.

Largest human sacrifice site discovered in Mexico?

Archaeologists have unearthed a trove of skulls, dating back between AD 600 and 850, in what could be the largest mass human sacrifice in the violent history of Mexico`s ancient civilisations.

Soon, 10,000 times faster laser powered transistors

Researchers are developing new transistors, a lifeline of all modern electronics, which are powered by laser pulses and 10,000 faster than present ones.