Cyber buddy can motivate you to exercise!

A software-generated partner - cyber buddy - can give exercise enthusiasts the extra nudge they need during a workout, a new study has found.

Indian-American scientist develops world`s first 3-D model fingerprint

In a development that could assist the accuracy of fingerprint-matching technology, computer scientists led by an Indian-American, have built the first three dimensional (3-D) model of a human fingerprint.

Single gene that separates queen bee from workers discovered

A team of researchers has identified a single gene in honeybees that separates the queen from the workers.

Single gene in bees separates queen from workers

Scientists have identified how a single gene in honey bees separates the queens from the workers.

High-fat diet in puberty may up breast cancer risk

Eating a high-fat diet in puberty may increase the risk of aggressive breast cancer in younger adult women, a new study has warned.

Birds find sweet-smelling mates attractive

A Michigan State University researcher has for the first time demonstrated that birds do indeed communicate via scents, and that odour reliably predicts their reproductive success.

Evolution punishes the selfish and mean

Two evolutionary biologists from Michigan State University suggest that evolution doesn`t favor the selfish.

Why women tend to binge eat more than males

Female rats are much more likely to binge eat than male rats, a new study has revealed.

Discovery may lead to treatments for cocaine addiction

Scientists have discovered a molecular process in the brain triggered by cocaine use that could provide a target for treatments to prevent or reverse addiction to the drug.

Brain adds new cells in puberty: Study

The brain adds new cells during puberty to help navigate the complex social world of adulthood, a new study has found.

Shark population declining due to bad media coverage

The media has been particularly harsh towards sharks and this is affecting their survival, a new study has revealed.

Two new owl species discovered

Scientists have discovered two new species of owls in the Philippines, after a study of their songs.

Anxiety causes girls’ brains to go into overdrive

Brains of anxious girls work much harder than those of boys, Michigan State University scientists have found.