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Energy challenges: Indian MPs visit Chicago University, meet experts

As part of a programme, MPs from six states visited the University of Chicago October 28 to November 3.

Nov 04, 2017, 15:49 PM IST

Indians can live four extra years if air-quality standards are met

The 2016 study showed that India lost 1.4 million lives to air pollution in 2013.

Sep 12, 2017, 00:31 AM IST

Now, robots can write fake reviews like human

The study shows how robots can easily mimic human reviews. 

Sep 01, 2017, 22:25 PM IST

Barack Obama to deliver first public remarks of his post-presidency

Former United States president Barack Obama will deliver the first public remarks of his post-presidency, three months after leaving the White House.

Apr 23, 2017, 09:06 AM IST

Restriction in trans fats leads to healthier communities: Study

According to a new study, areas that restrict trans fats in foods see a lot fewer hospitilisations for heart attack and stroke compared to residents in areas without restrictions.

Apr 15, 2017, 17:43 PM IST

'Great to be back', says former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan at University of Chicago

Having returned to academia after a controversy-ridden stint at the RBI, former Governor Raghuram Rajan feels "great to be back" riding his bike in Chicago and hopes to "do it as long as" he can.

Feb 08, 2017, 13:53 PM IST

Chicago University welcomes Raghuram Rajan back to academics

Welcoming Raghuram Rajan back to academics, the prestigious University of Chicago has said the outgoing RBI Governor's experience as head of India's top central bank will be of great benefit when he returns to research and teaching later this year.

Jun 24, 2016, 17:30 PM IST

Bizarre: Study compares Octopuses with aliens for weird DNA!

This is not the first study to single out octopuses as a rare creature. 

Jun 13, 2016, 21:12 PM IST

Curiosity leads us to seek out unpleasant, painful outcomes

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Chicago hypothesised that curiosity stems from humans' deep-seated desire to resolve uncertainty regardless of the harm it may bring.

Apr 10, 2016, 20:40 PM IST

Poor sleep can give you `marijuana munchies`

The effects of sleep loss on appetite were most powerful in the late afternoon and early evening, times when snacking has been linked to weight gain.

Mar 07, 2016, 09:03 AM IST

Rare 'Curious Marie' that helped form solar system discovered

The team found evidence of curium in an unusual ceramic inclusion they called "Curious Marie", taken from a carbonaceous meteorite.

Mar 06, 2016, 11:44 AM IST

Delhi: Contest seeks ideas from public for cleaner environment

The competition is focused on improving air and water quality in the capital by inviting innovative ideas from citizens, civic leaders, academics, corporations, and other institutions across India.

Dec 01, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

New test to quickly spot pancreatic cancer

The findings could offer doctors a method to diagnose pancreatic cancer earlier in patients.

Nov 29, 2015, 14:35 PM IST

Delhi govt signs MoU with Chicago Uni to work on better air quality

People can give their ideas on improving air quality of the national capital and persons whose ideas are selected to implement will be given prize money.

Oct 23, 2015, 21:53 PM IST

Are parents to be blamed for their children' fear for Mathematics?

Your frustration while dealing with calculations or solving mathematical problems may give your children anxiety about doing maths, reveals a new study.

Aug 19, 2015, 20:17 PM IST

Groups can catch lies better than individuals

Groups are consistently more accurate in distinguishing truths from lies than one individual, according to a new study.

Jun 12, 2015, 17:48 PM IST

Pakistan has more nukes than India, shows new infographic

Pakistan had about 120 atomic weapons, 10 more than India, in its nuclear arsenal last year, according to a new interactive infographic unveiled by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

Mar 10, 2015, 11:35 AM IST

Fossils of two 160-mn-year-old mammals found

Researchers from the University of Chicago and China's Beijing Museum of Natural History have discovered fossils of two mammals that lived more than 160 million years ago and which exhibited characteristics that demonstrate their ability to adapt to their ecological habitats since the early stages of their evolution.

Feb 13, 2015, 17:09 PM IST

Internet not behind newspapers` death: Study

You must have heard - and might be believing by now - that internet sounded the death knell for newspapers. But that may not be true.

Jun 12, 2014, 23:11 PM IST

Fed's George wants rate hikes, open to big balance sheet

The Fed`s balance sheet now tops USD 4 trillion after years of buying bonds to boost the economy, a policy that George has opposed for years.

May 30, 2014, 10:24 AM IST