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Cooperation in fields of education, research key to India-Australia ties: PM Modi

Cooperation in fields of education, research key to India-Australia ties: PM Modi

Prime Minister on Monday said that cooperation in the fields of education and research is "one of the most important aspects" of India-Australia ties.

Consuming gluten-free food may increase diabetes risk

Consuming gluten-free food may increase diabetes risk

A new research has revealed that individuals who eat gluten-free foods such as starch-containing rice, cassava, corn, soy among others regualarly are at the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

More research required to address unique needs of patients in India

More research required to address unique needs of patients in India

Lack of awareness and scientific knowledge often leads to misdiagnosis or late diagnosis and delayed treatment.

Rare Disease Day: Here's why quality research matters

Rare Disease Day: Here's why quality research matters

In order to raise awareness about rare diseases and their impact on patients and their families' lives, Rare Disease Day is observed on the last day of February each year.

Superbugs got stimulated by antibiotics, not filthy hospitals: Research

Superbugs got stimulated by antibiotics, not filthy hospitals: Research

The outbreak was stopped by substantially reducing use of ciprofloxacin and related antibiotics, researchers said.

Shoulder pain? You may be at a risk of heart disease!

Shoulder pain? You may be at a risk of heart disease!

If this new study is anything to go by then you possibly need to be more careful if your shoulder pains more often than not. According to a study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine having shoulder problems may be due to heart disease risk factors.

Plants sense gravity, Space cucumbers reveal how!

Plants sense gravity, Space cucumbers reveal how!

In an interesting research conducted by experts in Japan, it has been discovered that plants can sense gravity. The study published in Nature Microgravity journal states that using samples grown on board the International Space Station, the research team highlighted the valuable contribution of the gravity-sensitive CsPIN1 protein to this process.

Indians win most international scholarships for rice, wheat research

Indians win most international scholarships for rice, wheat research

India has achieved a milestone of producing the highest number of winners in the Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholarship Programme (MBBISP).

A little lie may make you a big liar

A little lie may make you a big liar

Telling self-serving lies may gradually lead people to a bigger one and finally push them down a slippery slope where their brains may start to adapt to the dishonesty, making deceit look much easier, an interesting study has revealed.

Social media won't affect your ability to concentrate: Study

Social media won't affect your ability to concentrate: Study

Frequent use of online social media does not lead to long-term problems with your ability to concentrate.

Exposure to bright light can help men with low sexual drive: Study

Exposure to bright light can help men with low sexual drive: Study

A recent research has found that the radiant glow of bright light may actually help some men combat their flagging sexual desire.

Wow! New plastic clothing material to keep people cool

Wow! New plastic clothing material to keep people cool

Stanford scientists have developed a low-cost, plastic-based textile that, if woven into clothing, could cool your body far more efficiently than is possible with the natural or synthetic fabrics in clothes we wear today.

New research identifies role of mood in making decisions

In their study, Gross and his fellow researchers used a smartphone app to randomly survey the activities and moods of more than 60,000 people over an average of 27 days, and found that mood plays a strong role in how people decide to spend their time each day.

Twins live longer than singletons

Having a twin brother or sister increases your chances of living a life longer than singletons, new research has found.

How societal cooperation led to larger human brain

How societal cooperation led to larger human brain

Researchers has found that judging other people in social groups has promoted the rapid expansion of the human brain's size over the last two million years.

Paper trays coated with silver capable of extending shelf-life of eggs: Research

The research conducted by an Indian scientist further mentions that this development is meant to help eggs stored in village farms to stay for longer periods and be sold without compromising on quality.

India pays minimum attention on research: President

President Pranab Mukherjee has said that India pays minimum attention to research and added that the country should invest more time in R&D (Research and Development).

New research discloses genetic history of camels

New research discloses genetic history of camels

Use by human societies in primordial trade routes has shaped the genetic diversity of the camel, famously known as the 'ship of the desert,' finds a interesting study of its ancient and modern DNA.

Can a conventional name help you live longer?

Can a conventional name help you live longer?

For the study, published in the journal Explorations in Economic History, the researchers examined three million death certificates from 1802 to 1970 in the US.