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Drink less to keep your heart healthy

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 13:01

Reducing the amount of alcoholic beverages consumed, even for light-to-moderate drinkers, may promote cardiovascular health, according to a new study by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

`Invisible` material to run your computer

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 16:21

The future is here. So-called metamaterials - that can alter the properties of light waves often to render an object invisible - can also do computer`s work.

Sand grains help make complex lenses: Study

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 22:40

Spider-Man fan? Then you surely remember the transformation of Flint Marko, an escaped convict, into shape-shifting sand in the third Spider-Man outing.

New finding suggests three dinosaur species are one

Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 16:10

Researchers have found that the fossil specimens of three dinosaur species actually belong to one single specie.

Now, acrobatic robot that jumps, flips and does pull-ups

Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 22:15

Researchers have developed a six-legged all-terrain robot that can run, leap, back-flip, climb and navigate its way over obstacles even bigger than itself.

Facebook making more meaningful discussion on products: Study

Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 15:25

Facebook and similar social networking channels might be leading consumers to discuss more interesting products by giving them more time to think and express their views.

Indian-Americans protest against Wharton

Last Updated: Sunday, March 24, 2013, 11:04

A group of Indian-Americans held a peaceful protest march against the decision of Wharton India Economic Forum to withdraw an invitation to Narendra Modi.

Six Indian institutes among 150 top think-tanks

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 16:32

Six Indian research institutes are among top 150 global think-tanks in the annual list released by the University of Pennsylvania for the year 2012.

300-mn-year-old forest unearthed in China

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 23:37

Paleobotanist Hermann Pfefferkorn and colleagues presented a reconstruction of this fossilized forest.

'Twitter can become a lifesaver'

Last Updated: Sunday, November 13, 2011, 18:21

Twitter has the potential to become a lifesaver by providing important heath-related information to people during emergencies, a new study has found.

Elephants `never forget old pals`

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 27, 2011, 17:25

Elephants are more clever than you thought -- they never forget old friends, and are social network experts too, says a new study.