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Eating dark chocolates may improve your heart health

Now you need not be guilty of indulging in dark chocolates, as compounds found in cocoa may be good for your heart, a study has found.

Revealed – Why you can't sleep in a new place!

As per a study published in the journal Current Biology, it's likely that half of our brain remains alert and acts as a 'night watch to monitor unfamiliar surroundings during sleep'.

'WebGazer.js' turns users' webcams into eye-trackers!

'WebGazer.js' turns users' webcams into eye-trackers!

A new software has been created by the scientists at the Brown University in the US that could help website owners and developers easily determine what parts of a page are grabbing the user's eye.

Higher the mindfulness, healthier your glucose levels

The results show an association and do not prove a cause, but they are part of a program led by Brown University where researchers are studying whether interventions that increase mindfulness can improve cardiovascular health.

Computer scientist develops software to detect nuclear tests

Sudderth and his team devised an efficient inference algorithm that can scan incoming data to find events that likely represent an actual seismic signal.


Training doctors linked to reduced sexually transmitted infections

The study was a randomized controlled trial of an intensive, customized training programme for physicians in sexually transmitted infections.

Everyday mindfulness can cut belly fat

Mindfulness can help people overcome cravings and eat a healthier diet.

New method produces low-cost 3D 'mini brains'

Researchers have developed an easy and less expensive method to produce 3D miniature brains that can be used for drug testing, to test neural tissue transplants, or to experiment with how stem cells work.

Looking at bright screens before sleeping can affect sleep patterns of young teens

A new study has revealed that looking at bright screens before going to bed can affect the sleep patterns of young teenagers.

Screen exposure hampers sleep in young teenagers

Even an hour of night-time light exposure - like from a smartphone, a TV or a tablet - can hamper the release of the sleep hormone in young teenagers.

Video game helps robots plan their actions!

Video game helps robots plan their actions!

Researchers have used a popular video game to develop an algorithm that can help robots learn how to tell which objects and actions might be useful to achieve a goal.

Glass deposits show Mars once had life

Glass deposits show Mars once had life

In a pioneering feat, researchers have discovered glass deposits on the Red Planet, providing a delicate window into the possibility of past life on the Red Planet.

Former IITian launches learning tool kit for children

Toys, games, books, encyclopedias and do-it-yourself activity material which encourages children to explore, tinker, construct, create and more now comes bundled in a box that can be subscribed to every month.

Soon, edit photos with text commands

Struggling with photo editing software? Switch to a new technology that changes weather, time of day, season or other features in photos with simple text commands.

Man Arrested on Woody Allen film set

A man has been arrested and charged with assault after allegedly throwing furniture on the set of director Woody Allen`s new movie.

How virtual crowds reveal real behaviour

Know why you do not bump into someone as you walk in a crowd where everyone seems to be moving in a coordinated way? The answer lies in a virtual crowd.

Emma Watson set to graduate from Brown University

`Harry Potter` star Emma Watson will graduate from Brown University this month. The 24-year-old actress` four years at the Ivy League school will come to an end on May 25 when she receives a degree in English Literature, reportedly.

Large impact crater could hold clues about Moon`s mantle

Researchers sifting through data from the Moon Mineralogy Mapper that flew aboard India`s Chandrayaan-1 lunar orbiter found a diverse mineralogy in the subsurface of the giant South Pole Aitken basin.

Indo-US ties a defining 21st century partnership: Nirupama Rao

Indo-US ties have liberated itself from the shackles of the past to become a defining 21st century partnership, former Indian Ambassador to the US Nirupama Rao has said.

`Novel` compound helps exploit Achilles` heel in TB bacterium

Researchers have used a novel compound to exploit an Achilles` heel in the bacterium that causes tuberculosis.