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Scientists discover new weak type of atomic bomb

Scientists discover new weak type of atomic bomb

They observed a butterfly Rydberg molecule, a weak pairing of two highly excitable atoms that they predicted would exist more than a decade ago.

Will money will make you happy? First know what your debt says

Will money will make you happy? First know what your debt says

Money may buy you happiness, but how much debt you have also plays a role in predicting whether you'll be happy, a new study has found.

Including couple of eggs in salads could uplift vitamin E absorption - Read

Including couple of eggs in salads could uplift vitamin E absorption - Read

The research further says that the amount of Vitamin E which the body absorbs from vegetables can really play a pivotal role in boosting the vitamin's absorption.

20 minutes of cycling can almost half your risk of dying from a heart-related disease: Study

A study conducted by the Purdue University concluded that regular cycling can cut your risk of heart disease by a whopping 50%.

 Mushrooms may help develop more efficient batteries

Mushrooms may help develop more efficient batteries

Researchers have created electrodes from a species of wild fungus called Tyromyces fissilis.

Weight loss with protein-rich diet linked to better sleep

"Most research looks at the effects of sleep on diet and weight control, and our research flipped that question to ask what are the effects of weight loss and diet -- specifically the amount of protein -- on sleep," said Wayne Campbell from Purdue University in the US. 

Want to lose weight? Eat protein-rich meals

The recent popularity of lowcarb, high-protein diets can partially be attributed to the fact that dieters often feel fuller when protein intake is high, even if they are consuming fewer calories overall.

Microrobots individually controlled using 'mini force fields'

The study is detailed in a research paper appearing this month in the journal Micromachines.

E-cigarette use can lead to problematic drinking

The study based on a survey of around 1400 people, also found that more women than men use e-cigarettes socially -- just opposite to the patterns seen in regular cigarette smoking.

Biometrics researchers see world without passwords

You may never need to memorize another password.

Almonds best for reducing hunger pangs without piling on the pounds

A new study has found that people who eat 1.5 ounces of dry-roasted, lightly salted almonds every day experience reduced hunger and improved dietary vitamin E and monounsaturated ("good") fat intake without increasing body weight.

Moon craters may hold remains of ancient asteroids

Around 25 per cent of the Moon`s impact craters may preserve substantial pieces of the asteroids that created them, scientists claim.

Dengue virus takes on bumpy appearance as it enters human host

Rising temperature induces key changes in the dengue virus when it enters its human host, researchers have discovered.

Watermelon can reduce heart attack risk

A new US study has found a daily slice of watermelon could help prevent heart disease by halting the build-up of harmful cholesterol and also be a help in weight control.

Scotch tape finds new role as grasping `smart material`

Researchers have converted the humble scotch tape - a versatile household staple and an absolute necessity for gift-wrapping - into shape-changing smart material using nanotechnology.

Use olive oil to get a nutritious salad

The vegetables in salads are packed with important vitamins and nutrients, but you won’t get much benefit without the right type and amount of salad dressing, according to a Purdue University study.

IIT alumnus Buddhi sentenced to 57 months in jail

IIT alumnus Vikram Buddhi was on Friday sentenced to four years and nine months in prison and an additional three years of supervised release by a US court for posting hate messages in 2006 against former US president George Bush.

New system to help hybrid and electric cars keep their cool

Researchers at Purdue University have created a new system to cool high-power electronics in electric and hybrid cars, aircraft, computers and other devices.

New system to help hybrid and electric cars keep their cool

Researchers at Purdue University have created a new system to cool high-power electronics in electric and hybrid cars, aircraft, computers and other devices.