Facebook will lose 80% of its users by 2017: Study

Social networking giant Facebook`s popularity is rapidly declining, according to a new study.

Carbon dioxide could warm Earth for centuries

Even if carbon dioxide emissions came to a sudden halt, the greenhouse gas already present in the Earth`s atmosphere could continue to warm our planet for hundreds of years, a new study has found.

Eighth Princeton student diagnosed with meningitis

An eighth Princeton University student has been diagnosed with meningitis, a potentially fatal infection that causes swelling of the brain and spinal cord, a university spokesman said on Friday.

Meningitis outbreak at Princeton University: officials

Princeton University is trying to contain an outbreak of bacterial meningitis that has sickened several students, school and health officials said today.

Rocks used to build China`s Forbidden City were transported on ice

Researchers have revealed that the huge stones that make up parts of China`s Forbidden City were transported along artificial ice paths lubricated with water.

Marmoset monkeys engage in polite conversation

Marmoset monkeys are also able to engage each other for up to 30 minutes at a time in vocal turn-taking, a new research ahs suggested.

Subtle movements and facial features may indicate risk of death

A new study suggests that features like the wrinkles on your forehead and the way you move may reflect your overall health and risk of dying.

Earth would have been much hotter if there were no plants

Enhanced growth of Earth`s leafy greens during the 20th century has significantly slowed the planet`s transition to being red-hot, according to a new study.

Earth`s wobble provides marine organisms with food

The cyclic wobble of the Earth on its axis helps control the production of a nutrient that is essential to ocean`s health, a new study has revealed.

Human violence likely to increase with climate change: Study

Rise in temperatures and precipitation is likely to result in more personal violence and social upheaval, a new study has revealed.

Exercise makes brain more resilient towards stress

Exercising helps reorganize the brain so that its response to stress is reduced and there is no interference with its normal functioning, a research team has claimed.

US researchers create `bionic ear`

Researchers at Princeton University have brought a new tool into the realm of cybernetics: a 3-D printer.

3D printed `bionic` ear can hear radio frequencies

Using off-the-shelf printing tools, scientists at Princeton University have created a functional ear that can "hear" radio frequencies far beyond the range of normal human capability.

Scientists decode how brain organises everyday experiences

Our brain uses subconscious mental categories to sort through everyday experiences, a new study has found.

People dividing into `tribes` on Twitter, Facebook

Scientists have discovered the emergence of a new trend on social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook, where people are forming into tribe-like communities with their own unique languages.

Quantum computing moves closer to reality

New technologies that exploit quantum behavior for computing and other applications are closer than ever to being a reality due to recent advances.

Elephants’ hair helps them stay cool

The sparse hair of the elephant helps carry heat away from the animal’s skin and into the air, a study by Princeton University has found.

Large-scale quantum computing comes closer to reality

In a key step towards creating a working quantum computer, researchers have developed a method that may allow the quick and reliable transfer of quantum information throughout a computing device.

Climate change threatens largest sea turtles

Climate change could nearly wipe out the leatherback turtles, the largest on earth, which grow up to a length of seven feet and weigh 900 kg, says a study.

Indian-American student triggers Harvard probe

There are 14.7 million Americans of Asian descent only, plus 2.6 million who are multiracial including Asian, according to the 2010 US census.