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Discrimination against Muslims on rise in US: Survey

About one-in-five Muslims in the US have seen anti-Muslim graffiti in their local community in the past year.

 

Jul 27, 2017, 08:29 AM IST
Faces can reveal if we are rich or poor: Study

Faces can reveal if we are rich or poor: Study

People can guess if an individual is rich or poor just by looking at their face, and such indicators can even influence job prospects, a study has found.

Jul 06, 2017, 13:14 PM IST
Strokes may increase desire for alcohol: Study

Strokes may increase desire for alcohol: Study

According to the study, stroke kills neurons in a part of the brain called the dorsal lateral striatum, and they stop inhibiting certain neurons in the mid-brain.

Jun 01, 2017, 23:11 PM IST
Vehicles likely source of smog-causing ammonia: Study

Vehicles likely source of smog-causing ammonia: Study

Researchers from Princeton University in the US outfitted vehicles with sophisticated sensors to detect ammonia levels and focused on six cities - Philadelphia, Denver and Houston in the US, and Beijing, Shijiazhuang and Baoding in China.

Apr 01, 2017, 15:51 PM IST
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.

Dec 27, 2016, 01:43 AM IST
Women and men look at faces differently

Women and men look at faces differently

The way women look at things may differ significantly from how men see. Researchers have found that women and men look at faces and absorb visual information in different ways.

Nov 29, 2016, 11:08 AM IST
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.

Oct 25, 2016, 17:46 PM IST
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft poised for sampling run to asteroid Bennu!(Watch trailer)

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft poised for sampling run to asteroid Bennu!(Watch trailer)

Bolted to the top of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will lift off on September 8, 2016, at 7:05 p.m. EDT, from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

Sep 08, 2016, 11:47 AM IST
Women have emotionally more intense nightmares than men

Women have emotionally more intense nightmares than men

Women not only have more nightmares than men, their nightmares are emotionally more intense than mens', finds a study.

Aug 22, 2016, 18:20 PM IST
Good grasp of native language may improve English skills

Good grasp of native language may improve English skills

Pre-schoolers experience significant improvements in their English skills when they have a good grasp of their mother-tongue or native language, according to a new study.

Aug 18, 2016, 17:09 PM IST
Cell phone use might lead to feeling less socially connected

Cell phone use might lead to feeling less socially connected

If you think that access to constant communication keeps you closer to your family, you might have the wrong impression as a new study has shown that cell phone use might actually lead to feeling less socially connected.

Aug 18, 2016, 17:07 PM IST
Do you know reading fiction may encourage empathy!

Do you know reading fiction may encourage empathy!

Reading fiction might be good for your mental health but exploring inner lives of characters like Jane Eyre or Anna Karenina can form ideas about others' emotions, motives and ideas, suggested a study.

Jul 21, 2016, 11:15 AM IST
Academic female physicians paid less than male counterparts—Know why

Academic female physicians paid less than male counterparts—Know why

Female academic physicians at public medical schools have lower average salaries than their male counterparts, reveals a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.

Jul 13, 2016, 09:38 AM IST
Bright future! Energy saving behaviour spreads from children to parents

Bright future! Energy saving behaviour spreads from children to parents

Girl Scouts and their parents have reported an increase in energy-saving behaviours after the children participated in an intervention programme, revealed a study.

Jul 13, 2016, 09:31 AM IST
Outdoor learning! It helps boost your kids' quality of life

Outdoor learning! It helps boost your kids' quality of life

Parents, you may want to expose your kids to nature more as according to a recent study, it could yield extraordinary results.

Jul 12, 2016, 13:28 PM IST

Marijuana could be the cure to treat Alzheimer's, reveals study

Researchers say that this compound can contribute in the removal of toxic proteins in the brain, which are believed to start the development of Alzheimer's.

Jul 03, 2016, 16:54 PM IST
The surprising secret to discovering your true self

The surprising secret to discovering your true self

Waking up to who you are is not that hard; it just requires a little faith in free will, suggests a pair of studies.

Jun 18, 2016, 09:47 AM IST
Your smartphone may lose half of its value in a month: Study

Your smartphone may lose half of its value in a month: Study

While cars typically lost 20 per cent of their value a year after being driven off, money-draining smartphones went down up to 65 per cent of their value in just a month of being released, musicMagpie.co.uk reported on Thursday.

Jun 17, 2016, 09:18 AM IST

Meet 68-year-old Nepalese grandfather who goes back to school!

Meet 68-year-old Nepalese grandfather who goes back to school!

Jun 16, 2016, 12:57 PM IST
Humiliation bothers obese air travellers the most

Humiliation bothers obese air travellers the most

Feelings of shame and humiliation bother obese air passengers more than tight seat belts and tiny seats, says a study.

May 26, 2016, 18:15 PM IST