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Nicotine addiction while pregnant alters genes: Study

Active dopamine, known as the "feel good" hormone, might seem a good thing at first glance.

Feb 07, 2019, 15:47 PM IST

Cancer diagnosis affects person's sexual functioning: Research

Cancer can put a patient's life on hold, especially among young adults who are just starting their careers or families.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

200 Indian students stranded in Houston floods: Sushma

"We made efforts for delivery of food but US Coast Guard did not allow as boats were required for rescue operations," Sushma said.

Aug 28, 2017, 23:46 PM IST

Is Ramdev coming up with world-class varsity near Delhi like University of Houston?

Yoga Guru Ramdev is planning to start a world-class university in India in the next five years.

Aug 28, 2016, 09:28 AM IST

Peanut butter can help keep extra kilos at bay

The researchers conclude that afterschool programs and schools can replace energy dense, unhealthy snacks with peanuts to provide a healthier alternative for children (researchers in the study ensured students did not suffer from nut allergies).

Mar 04, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

New, less-invasive method to detect kidney disease

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have identified a new, less-invasive method using Raman spectroscopy to provide diagnostic information on kidney disease and its severity.

May 31, 2015, 19:09 PM IST

Marine life inspires camouflage system

Soon put your cell phone down on a table and watch it fade into the woodwork, thanks to a new technology.

Aug 19, 2014, 14:39 PM IST

Indian-origin student appointed Student Regent at US varsity

Indian-origin student Asit Shah has been appointed by Texas Governor Rick Perry as University of Houston`s new Student Regent to serve a one year term.

Jun 20, 2014, 13:03 PM IST

Indian-American named deputy chair of Dallas fed board

Renu Khator, the highest ranking Indian-American in the education sector and the Chancellor of University of Houston, has been named deputy chair of the Dallas federal reserve branch for 2014.

Dec 30, 2013, 00:34 AM IST

Fruit flies may harbour dementia cure

Researchers have taken a significant step forward in unraveling the mechanisms of Pavlovian conditioning and understanding this will help understand how memories form and, ultimately, provide better treatments to improve memory in all ages.

Nov 28, 2013, 15:26 PM IST

Rare book on India’s history digitized

The rare book, “India Illustrated” has now been digitally preserved by University of Houston.

Sep 06, 2010, 10:33 AM IST