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This epigenetic clock can predict life expectancy!

A new international study suggests that some people have died very young, even after leading a healthy lifestyle, indicating that life expectancy is dependent on their genes.

Struggling Indian PhD student shoots professor, self in US

A disgruntled Mainak Sarkar, Indian doctoral student who had been working on his thesis for 10 years, has been identified as the killer of his professor at the University of California-Los Angeles on Thursday.

Murder-suicide triggers lockdown at UCLA, 2 dead

Murder-suicide triggers lockdown at UCLA, 2 dead

UCLA is in the Westwood section of Los Angeles and one of the more well-regarded schools in the University of California system.

UCLA campus on lockdown as police investigate shooting

UCLA campus on lockdown as police investigate shooting

The University of California`s Los Angeles campus was placed on lockdown on Wednesday as police investigated a possible active shooter and reports of two victims.

P. Diddy's son shares pic 'Love you pops'

After Diddy took his son's side and had a brawl with his coach, Justin Combs took to social media to thank his dad by sharing an image on Instagram with his father.

Say no to vitamin B12 to keep pimples at bay

Tired of pimples on your skin? A new research claims that staying away from vitamin B12 will keep off painful acne.

Plant inspired solar cells to revolutionise energy storage

 A new technology developed by scientists at University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA) can store solar energy for up to several weeks -- an advance that could change the way scientists think about designing solar cells.

NASA captures best close-up shots yet of dwarf planet Ceres

UCLA-led NASA mission has provided closest ever look at dwarf planet Ceres.

Indian donates $2.5 mn for UCLA research facility

An Indian-American has gifted $2.5 million to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), for a new state-of-the-art engineering lab dedicated to integrated microsystems, the university said.

Obesity accelerates liver ageing

A new study has revealed that obesity greatly accelerates ageing of the liver, which might explain the early onset of many age-related diseases, including liver cancer, in obese people.

Enter the room where internet was born!

For those who were born Oct 29, 1969, the date is quite memorable. It was on this day that internet too came to life.

Testosterone therapy ups heart attack risk in men under 65

A new study has revealed that men under the age of 65, who have a history of heart disease, are at a higher risk of a heart attack shortly after beginning testosterone therapy.

Marriage at 25 or older good for men`s bones

Researchers at UCLA have suggested that marriage is good for the health of men`s bones, but only if they marry when they`re 25 or older.

Your puppy has an ancestor in wolf-like animal

The pretty dog at your home was domesticated among wolf-like ancestors - and not early farmers - between 9,000 and 34,000 years ago, a new research has found.

New technique can diagnose cancer more accurately

Scientists have developed a new technique that can diagnose cancer with a high degree of accuracy.

Diversity of facial colours among primates linked to sociability

Biologists have found that the primates that are more social have more complex facial patterns.

Astronomers `dumbfounded` by six-tailed asteroid

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have spotted a freakish asteroid with six comet-like tails of dust streaming from its body like spokes on a wheel, scientists said on Thursday.

Cocaine use may increase HIV vulnerability

Cocaine use may increase one`s vulnerability to the deadly HIV infection, a new study has warned.

Source of space weather near Earth discovered

Solar storms - powerful eruptions of solar material and magnetic fields into interplanetary space - can cause what is known as "space weather" near Earth.

`Lonely` Miss USA resorts to online dating after finding NYC`s dating scene `tough`

Miss USA 2012, Nana Meriwether, has admitted that she finds it difficult to find love in New York City and has to look for love online.