Research

Faces can reveal if we are rich or poor: Study

Faces can reveal if we are rich or poor: Study

People can guess if an individual is rich or poor just by looking at their face, and such indicators can even influence job prospects, a study has found.

Jul 06, 2017, 13:14 PM IST
Fishing fleets dump nearly 10 million tonnes of fish back into oceans every year: Study

Fishing fleets dump nearly 10 million tonnes of fish back into oceans every year: Study

The research found that almost 10 per cent of the world's total catch in the last decade was discarded due to poor fishing practices and inadequate management.

Jun 28, 2017, 00:07 AM IST

IIT Kharagpur to award its faculty members

The institute has also selected three of its senior faculty members for Chair Professorships, supported by alumni and industry.

Jun 17, 2017, 18:53 PM IST
Cooperation in fields of education, research key to India-Australia ties: PM Modi

Cooperation in fields of education, research key to India-Australia ties: PM Modi

Prime Minister on Monday said that cooperation in the fields of education and research is "one of the most important aspects" of India-Australia ties.

Apr 10, 2017, 16:42 PM IST
Consuming gluten-free food may increase diabetes risk

Consuming gluten-free food may increase diabetes risk

A new research has revealed that individuals who eat gluten-free foods such as starch-containing rice, cassava, corn, soy among others regualarly are at the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

Mar 11, 2017, 00:19 AM IST
More research required to address unique needs of patients in India

More research required to address unique needs of patients in India

Lack of awareness and scientific knowledge often leads to misdiagnosis or late diagnosis and delayed treatment.

Feb 27, 2017, 23:49 PM IST
Rare Disease Day: Here's why quality research matters

Rare Disease Day: Here's why quality research matters

In order to raise awareness about rare diseases and their impact on patients and their families' lives, Rare Disease Day is observed on the last day of February each year.

Feb 27, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Superbugs got stimulated by antibiotics, not filthy hospitals: Research

Superbugs got stimulated by antibiotics, not filthy hospitals: Research

The outbreak was stopped by substantially reducing use of ciprofloxacin and related antibiotics, researchers said.

Jan 25, 2017, 14:53 PM IST
Shoulder pain? You may be at a risk of heart disease!

Shoulder pain? You may be at a risk of heart disease!

If this new study is anything to go by then you possibly need to be more careful if your shoulder pains more often than not. According to a study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine having shoulder problems may be due to heart disease risk factors.

Dec 29, 2016, 00:47 AM IST
Plants sense gravity, Space cucumbers reveal how!

Plants sense gravity, Space cucumbers reveal how!

In an interesting research conducted by experts in Japan, it has been discovered that plants can sense gravity. The study published in Nature Microgravity journal states that using samples grown on board the International Space Station, the research team highlighted the valuable contribution of the gravity-sensitive CsPIN1 protein to this process.

Dec 27, 2016, 01:43 AM IST
Indians win most international scholarships for rice, wheat research

Indians win most international scholarships for rice, wheat research

India has achieved a milestone of producing the highest number of winners in the Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholarship Programme (MBBISP).

Nov 18, 2016, 23:23 PM IST
A little lie may make you a big liar

A little lie may make you a big liar

Telling self-serving lies may gradually lead people to a bigger one and finally push them down a slippery slope where their brains may start to adapt to the dishonesty, making deceit look much easier, an interesting study has revealed.

Oct 25, 2016, 17:46 PM IST
Social media won't affect your ability to concentrate: Study

Social media won't affect your ability to concentrate: Study

Frequent use of online social media does not lead to long-term problems with your ability to concentrate.

Oct 08, 2016, 16:17 PM IST
Exposure to bright light can help men with low sexual drive: Study

Exposure to bright light can help men with low sexual drive: Study

A recent research has found that the radiant glow of bright light may actually help some men combat their flagging sexual desire.

Sep 20, 2016, 19:14 PM IST
Wow! New plastic clothing material to keep people cool

Wow! New plastic clothing material to keep people cool

Stanford scientists have developed a low-cost, plastic-based textile that, if woven into clothing, could cool your body far more efficiently than is possible with the natural or synthetic fabrics in clothes we wear today.

Sep 02, 2016, 12:58 PM IST

New research identifies role of mood in making decisions

In their study, Gross and his fellow researchers used a smartphone app to randomly survey the activities and moods of more than 60,000 people over an average of 27 days, and found that mood plays a strong role in how people decide to spend their time each day.

Aug 29, 2016, 11:21 AM IST

Twins live longer than singletons

Having a twin brother or sister increases your chances of living a life longer than singletons, new research has found.

Aug 19, 2016, 23:52 PM IST
How societal cooperation led to larger human brain

How societal cooperation led to larger human brain

Researchers has found that judging other people in social groups has promoted the rapid expansion of the human brain's size over the last two million years.

Aug 15, 2016, 16:15 PM IST

Paper trays coated with silver capable of extending shelf-life of eggs: Research

The research conducted by an Indian scientist further mentions that this development is meant to help eggs stored in village farms to stay for longer periods and be sold without compromising on quality.

Jul 27, 2016, 18:26 PM IST

Revealed: How Zakir Naik is connected to 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed​!

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Jul 08, 2016, 15:51 PM IST