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Couch potatoes beware! This will happen if you sit around for two weeks

The study has showed that just 14 days of physical inactivity in young healthy people can cause obesity, poor metabolic health, accelerated musculoskeletal decline, and potentially premature death.

May 17, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

Ebola survivors may have a unique retinal scar: Study

Researchers from University of Liverpool determined if the virus can have any specific effects on the eye using an ultra widefield retinal camera.

May 16, 2017, 22:43 PM IST

Being a foodie can actually keep you lean

According to researchers, when the study participants were told that they were great food addicts, they tend to consume fewer calories than those who were told they had low or average score.

May 08, 2016, 19:40 PM IST

Positive memories may help treat mental health problems

A team of researchers from University of Liverpool investigated individuals' emotional reactions using a social technique called social broad-minded affective coping (BMAC) technique -- an intervention that aims to elicit positive affect or emotion through the use of mental imagery of a positive memory. 

Apr 20, 2016, 17:11 PM IST

Here's what ecstasy does to your brain!

It is involved in the regulation of several processes within the brain, including mood, emotions, aggression, sleep, appetite, anxiety, memory, and perceptions.

Apr 19, 2016, 09:07 AM IST

Now, a urine test that 'sniffs' out prostate cancer

The test involves inserting urine samples into the Odoreader that are then measured using algorithms developed by the research team.

Feb 12, 2016, 09:08 AM IST

Earth's inner core was formed 1-1.5 billion years ago

Scientists have estimated the formation of planet Earth's inner core.

Oct 08, 2015, 11:19 AM IST

It's official that carbon-emissions do result in global warming

A new research has confirmed how global warming links to carbon emissions.

Dec 02, 2014, 18:46 PM IST

Heart drug could be cure for Ebola: British experts

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have made a breakthrough that can lead to a cure for the deadly Ebola virus currently sweeping through West Africa, media reports said.

Sep 13, 2014, 23:24 PM IST

Study reveals tofu ingredient could revolutionize solar panel production

A new study has found that chemical used to make tofu and bath salts could also replace a highly toxic and expensive substance used to make solar cells.

Jun 27, 2014, 22:05 PM IST

New method may predict volcanic eruption

Scientists are working on a new method that can predict volcanic eruption behaviour to help prevent disasters more effectively.

May 05, 2014, 16:43 PM IST

Digital virus that can spread through air created by UK scientists

In a significant breakthrough, a team of scientists in the UK have reportedly created a digital virus that can spread through the air like a biological disease.

Feb 27, 2014, 19:34 PM IST

Soon, natural-looking 3D printed skin

UK scientists are developing a natural-looking 3D printed synthetic skin that can be matched to a person based on their age, gender and ethnic group.

Nov 29, 2013, 13:14 PM IST

Human language and tool-making skills may have evolved at same time

A new study has found that the same brain activity is used for language production and making complex tools, supporting the theory that they might have evolved at the same time.

Sep 04, 2013, 16:13 PM IST

`Depressed` people likelier to pursue difficult goals

People suffering from depression are more likely to set abstract goals that are difficult to achieve, a study has suggested.

Jul 09, 2013, 21:19 PM IST

Salmonella cases drop after vaccination drive

Mass vaccination drives have brought about a sharp drop in salmonella cases since the late 1990s, according to the latest finding.

Jan 17, 2013, 15:58 PM IST

`Easy-to-take` wonderpill to tackle chronic pain

Researchers are planning to create a wonderpill to tackle chronic pain, which gives major new hope to the people who are blighted by the agonising condition.

Aug 25, 2012, 18:08 PM IST

`Iron in sea can help combat climate change`

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that adding iron to the sea could alleviate the impact of climate change.

Jul 24, 2012, 13:24 PM IST