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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.  

Feb 21, 2016, 15:26 PM IST
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.

Jan 21, 2016, 12:14 PM IST

Pet dogs cut asthma risk in kids

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

Nov 03, 2015, 10:41 AM IST

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.

Jul 21, 2015, 18:54 PM IST

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.

Jun 18, 2015, 17:54 PM IST

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.

Jun 02, 2015, 23:16 PM IST

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.

Sep 30, 2014, 13:03 PM IST

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.

Aug 25, 2014, 13:23 PM IST

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.

Jan 01, 2014, 10:32 AM IST

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.

Sep 06, 2013, 16:25 PM IST

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.

Feb 23, 2013, 13:22 PM IST

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.

Feb 21, 2013, 19:43 PM IST

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.

Nov 08, 2011, 17:45 PM IST