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Physical exercise makes you happier, leads to better mental health: Study

Another striking finding of the study is that income and wealth seem to have a lesser impact on the happiness of the individuals contrary to popular opinion. According to the study, a sedentary person has to earn an additional USD 25,000 (Rs 17,97,187.5 lakhs) on average to be as happy as a person who exercises. 

Feb 22, 2020, 14:26 PM IST

Gear up! Scientists declare 2017 to be among hottest years on record

US space agency NASA already declared 2016 as the hottest year on record.

Apr 28, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

Wild chimpanzees have surprisingly long life spans, says study

Do you know that wild chimpanzees have surprisingly long life spans? 

Mar 21, 2017, 22:30 PM IST

New hormone test may distinguish schizophrenia, depression

The results, reported in Experimental Physiology, revealed that AVP release can distinguish schizophrenia from depression.

Mar 14, 2017, 16:34 PM IST

Yale offers scholarship for high school students

The Yale Young Global Scholars Programme (YYGS) for the year 2017 is now open for school students of Class 10 and 11 and they can apply, the university said on Thursday.

Oct 13, 2016, 19:04 PM IST

Obese and lean children have different gut bacteria

Children and teenagers who are obese have different microorganisms living in their digestive tract than those who are lean, according to a new study.

Sep 22, 2016, 20:48 PM IST

'Mars-quakes' could produce energy source to support life

Rocks formed by the grinding together of other rocks during earthquakes are rich in trapped hydrogen and similar seismic activity on Mars may produce enough hydrogen to support life, a study says.

Sep 22, 2016, 00:11 AM IST

'Mars-quakes' make scientists hopeful for life support on the Red planet!

 The researchers studied rock formations around active fault lines in the Outer Hebrides, off the coast of Scotland.  

Sep 21, 2016, 17:06 PM IST

Astronomers find a 'dark' Milky Way

An international team of astronomers has found a massive galaxy -- about the size of the Milky Way -- that consists almost entirely of dark matter.

Aug 27, 2016, 13:56 PM IST

New method to narrow down search for Earth 2.0

 The system creates a new way to assess the habitability and biological evolution possibilities of planets outside our solar system.

Aug 26, 2016, 00:18 AM IST

NASA's Hubble breaks cosmic distance record; spots farthest known galaxy in universe

Previously, the team had estimated GN-z11's distance by determining its colour through imaging with Hubble and NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

Mar 04, 2016, 08:28 AM IST

Genes may help some nations stay on top of happiness index

The authors found a strong correlation between a nation's happiness and the presence of the A allele in the fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) gene variant rs324420 in its citizens' genetic make-up. 

Jan 15, 2016, 19:06 PM IST

Common anaesthetic could treat diet-induced depression

The researchers explored whether diet might influence behaviour of rats fed six times the normal amount of fat. 

Dec 22, 2015, 13:22 PM IST

Brain's fear centre also evokes kindness

Such a link could have implications for people with autism, schizophrenia or anxiety-related disorders.

Dec 15, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

Stressed? Help a stranger to feel better

The participants received an automated phone reminder every night that prompted them to complete their daily assessment. 

Dec 14, 2015, 16:22 PM IST

Rare fossil of horned dinosaur from 'lost continent' found

Ceratopsia was a group of plant-eating horned dinosaurs and the fossil studied by Longrich comes from a smaller cousin of the better known Triceratops, the leptoceratopsids.

Dec 01, 2015, 15:13 PM IST

Astronomers measure 'heartbeats' of distant stars

Analysis of the Hubble data showed that the average pixel varies on a timescale of approximately 270 days. 

Nov 17, 2015, 13:54 PM IST

Cell-free protein manufacturing platform a game-changer

 A team of researchers has developed a user-friendly technology to help scientists understand how proteins work and fix them when they are broken.

Sep 13, 2015, 12:22 PM IST

Reports reveal higher number of trees in the world than previous estimates

According to the most comprehensive census yet of global forestation, there are slightly more than three trillion trees in the world, a figure that overshadows previous estimates.

Sep 03, 2015, 13:07 PM IST

Internet may fool you into thinking you are smart!

Think you are very smart? You may be browsing the Internet too much! Actively searching the Internet inflates our sense of the knowledge we actually possess, a new study has claimed.

Aug 13, 2015, 22:39 PM IST