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Rare delta Scuti pulsating star is one of only seven identified by astronomers in Milky Way

Rare delta Scuti pulsating star is one of only seven identified by astronomers in Milky Way

Situated 7,000 light years away from Earth in the constellation Pegasus, the star is so rare that it's only one of seven identified by astronomers in the Milky Way.

Feb 15, 2017, 16:14 PM IST

Newly-developed equation can predict calories burned by walking

This has thus has replaced the standardised equations that were being used till now and were entirely based on assumptions.

Mar 18, 2016, 21:25 PM IST

Spanking linked to behaviour problems in kids

Parents, take note! You may think spanking your kids is an effective form of discipline, but scientists have found that it is linked to short- and long-term behaviour problems in children.

Jan 29, 2014, 17:42 PM IST

Night`s sleep can boost musical skills: Study

Musicians who learn a new melody demonstrate enhanced skills after a night`s sleep, according to a new study.

Apr 16, 2013, 19:19 PM IST

Newlyweds satisfied with marriage likelier to gain weight

Young newlyweds who are satisfied with their marriage gain weight in the early years after they exchange vows, putting them at increased risk for various health problems, a new study has found.

Apr 04, 2013, 13:24 PM IST