Fast & furious! These stars escaping our galaxy

Astronomers have discovered a new class of `hypervelocity stars` - solitary stars moving fast enough to escape the gravitational grasp of the Milky Way galaxy.

Gifted children might be invisible in class: Study

A study says the exceptionally smart are often the invisible in a classroom and miss teacher input and external motivation.

Soon, cell phones that recharge themselves in seconds

Scientists have designed a novel super-capacitor that could help develop cell phones that recharge themselves in seconds and work for weeks.

Soon, mobiles that can charge in seconds and work for weeks

Researchers have invented a novel supercapacitor design which raised the possibilities of developing solar cells that produce electricity 24 by 7, not just when the sun is shining and mobile phones with built-in power cells that recharge in seconds and work for weeks between charges.

Brain damage `very common` after intensive care: Study

Many people hospitalized in intensive care for conditions like a heart attack face lasting mental deficits similar to traumatic brain injury.

Now, track gunfire with your smartphone

Researchers have developed a new device which helps users track gunfire with their smartphones, popping a map of the neighbourhood on its screen pointing in the direction the shot came from.

New programming process lets cochlear implant users hear better

Cochlear implants provide hearing restoration to people with severe-to-profound hearing loss.

`Large lunch and small dinner` key to slim body

Researchers have claimed that if a person wants to keep his body slim then his lunch should be the biggest meal of the day while dinner should be the lightest.