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.