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North Korea submarine missiles not ready until 2018: Experts

North Korea is making progress on a submarine-launched ballistic missile system but any deployment of the technology is years away, a US think tank said, as the UN Security Council promised action over Pyongyang's latest test.

'Bullish' tweets offer clues to stock performance

'Bullish' tweets offer clues to stock performance

A strong co-relation does exist between the mood of a day's worth of tweets about a particular stock and the performance of that stock, added Jim Kyung-Soo Liew from Hopkins' Carey Business School.

North Korea keeping nuclear test site ready: US think tank

Satellite imagery indicates a high-level of activity at North Korea`s nuclear test site to ensure the facility is always ready for use on any orders from Pyongyang, a US think-tank said.

Universe is expanding 5-9% faster than thought!

Universe is expanding 5-9% faster than thought!

This surprising finding may be an important clue to understanding those mysterious parts of the universe that make up 95 per cent of everything and don't emit light, such as dark energy, dark matter and dark radiation.

North Korea may have resumed tunneling at nuclear test site: US report

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said in March that his country has miniaturised a nuclear warhead and ordered tests of a nuclear warhead and ballistic missiles.

Fresh activity seen at North Korea nuclear site: US think tank

Fresh activity seen at North Korea nuclear site: US think tank

The prospect of North Korea acquiring more plutonium will be looked on with concern by the UN Security Council, including Pyongyang's major ally, China. 

Beat obesity with safe, non-surgical weight loss treatment

All patients demonstrated weight loss and dramatic hunger reduction levels after undergoing the treatment. 

How Zika virus causes fetal brain defects

This Florida State University study is the first major finding that shows that these critical cells are a target of the virus and also negatively affected by it.

Either move more or die early

Though the scientists didn't discover any magic threshold for the amount a person needs to move to improve mortality, they did learn that even adding just 10 minutes per day of light activity could make a difference.

Fast antidepressant may better treat depression: Study

Using biochemical tests on mouse neurons, the team found that CGP3466B, a compound already proven safe for people, works on the same signaling cascade and shows effects within hours.

Heartburn pills may raise kidney disease risk

More research is needed to determine whether PPI use causes kidney damage.

On any given day about 35 mn Indians could be unwell: Study

On any given day about 35 mn Indians could be unwell: Study

Non-communicable diseases have recently overtaken communicable diseases as the leading causes of mortality and morbidity in India.

Diamond reserve hidden in deep Earth?

Diamond reserve hidden in deep Earth?

"Diamond formation in the deep earth, the very deep earth, may be a more common process than we thought," said study co-author Dimitri Sverjensky from Johns Hopkins University.

Learn how to make your kids calm and fearless

Children of anxious parents are at an increased risk of developing anxiety disorders and a family-based intervention programme can help such kids to become calm and fearless, finds a new study.

Our ancestors' diet shifted much earlier than thought

Our ancestors made the shift from a diet based on trees and shrubs to grass-based foods -- that include not only grasses and their roots, but also insects or animals that ate grass -- roughly 400,000 years earlier than experts previously thought, says new research.

Hand-held device to read your vital signs in a jiffy

Engineers at Johns Hopkins University have developed a hand-held, battery-powered device that can quickly read vital signs using a patient's lips and fingertips.

Ladies, beware of alcohol! 

Alcohol consumption by young women may result in unexpected, unintended and unsafe sexual encounters.

Here's why you mistake strangers for familiar faces

Neuroscientists, including an Indian-origin researcher from Johns Hopkins University, have pinpointed a part of the brain that helps you decipher memory from new experiences.

Speculation grows of looming North Korea rocket test

Fresh satellite images suggest North Korea has completed upgrades at its main satellite launch site, fuelling speculation of a long-range rocket launch to coincide with a major political anniversary in October.

North Korea slams `rubbish` US claims over space programme

North Korea on Friday slammed US allegations that its space research is essentially a disguised ballistic missile programme, and vowed to send more satellites into orbit in defiance of UN sanctions.