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Earth is special, indeed

Earth is special, indeed

The team discovered that if you bring the model forward 13.8 billion, none of the known 700 quintillion possible planets look like Earth.  

Birdsong helps scientists discover new species in Arunachal Pradesh

Birdsong helps scientists discover new species in Arunachal Pradesh

Scientists named the new bird species as Zoothera salimalii.

Pet dogs cut asthma risk in kids

Man's best friend is good for your child's health too!

Just one night of sleep loss can alter your genes

Genes that control the biological clocks in cells throughout the body are altered after losing just a single night of sleep, scientists have found.

Social phobia result of serotonin surplus

The researchers have found that individuals with social phobia make too much serotonin, not too little as earlier believed.

Vehicles in President Pranab Mukherjee's convoy collide, one injured

Four vehicles in President Pranab Mukherjee's convoy collided while moving from Stockholm to Uppsala University on Tuesday, leaving one protocol officer with minor injuries.

New eco-friendly battery made of seeds and pine resin

Researchers have used a clever recycling strategy to develop a new eco-friendly battery using materials from alfalfa (lucerne seed) and pine resin.

Honeybees came from Asia, not Africa: Study

Contrary to the general belief that honeybees originated from Africa, a new research indicates that the species actually came from Asia.

Brain biomarker cue to the soundness of sleep

Swedish scientists on Tuesday said they had found further evidence that sleep helps to promote the health of brain cells.

Lack of sleep will make you buy more food next day

People, who were deprived of one night`s sleep, bought more calories and grams of food in a mock supermarket the next day, according to a new study.

Sleep-deprived men consume bigger portions of meals

Men who stay awake all night chose to munch on larger portions of calorie-dense foods the next day, researchers have claimed.

Insomnia can increase risk of obesity

People with poor sleeping habit eat more than those who have normal sleep, increasing the risk of obesity, a new study by Swedish researchers has found.

In shoals, fishes like school kids follow rules

By tracking the fish using computer imaging and fitting mathematical models to how the fish interact with each other, the researchers were able to decode the rules by which these fish interact with one another.