3D technology to help study environmental changes

A 3D virtual reality system at Utah-based Brigham Young University (BYU) is changing the way engineers are viewing environmental engineering challenges.

Marriages hit rock bottom in 10 years time, says study
Marriages hit rock bottom in 10 years time, says study

The threat of marriages hitting rock bottom in 10 years time is fairly real, says a study, adding that if a couple can stay together for another five years, the missing romance may rekindle again.

Teasing tied to less physical activity among kids

Children who are teased while playing sports tend to have a worse quality of life than their non-teased peers, a new study suggests. Some of them may also become less active over time.

How depression diminishes memories

A new research has suggested that `pattern separation` - a process that helps young viewers learn to differentiate things that are similar fades in adults in proportion to the severity of their depression.

Babies can read each other`s moods

Babies as young as five months old can understand each others` emotional signals, a new study has found.

Genetic cause for migraine discovered

Brigham Young University chemistry professor Emily Bates has identified mutations in a gene that makes people more susceptible to migraine headaches.

World`s tiniest Cupid created

Scientists have created the world`s tiniest known Cupid from carbon nanotubules, with its arm just the width of a human hair.

Twitter can help track disease outbreaks

A bout of flu may prompt people to post their symptoms on Twitter and also enable health officials track the outbreak in real time, says a new study.

Can you really work up an appetite?

US scientists are challenging the popular notion that we can "work up an appetite" with vigorous exercise, saying it actually reduces a person`s motivation for food.

Exercise may actually reduce motivation for food

A new study from Brigham Young University has challenged the common assumption that you can “work up an appetite” with a vigorous workout.