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Higher news media exposure fuels Islamophobia: Study

Higher exposure to news media may fuel Islamophobia, according to a new study which found that people show increased anger and reduced warmth towards Muslims if they are more avid news consumers.......

Maths may help cure leukaemia

The next time your child complains that his mathematics homework won't help him in real life, you can tell him that the subject could help cure blood cancer.A new study has shown that maths and......

Scientists find effective treatment for obesity

Researchers at Maastricht University in the Netherlands have provided a new insight into the fight against obesity, by finding a way to increase cells' energy consumption.The rising numbers of......

One day we may live till the age of 800: Report

Scientists have paved way for helping humans live longer and healthier by creating baker's yeast capable of living up to 800 yeast years without apparent side-effects.Since yeast's genes are......

A machine that reveals most private thoughts

Scientists have developed a machine capable of reading our mind and revealing our most private thoughts.American researchers from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh found that with the aid of......

How safe are the medicines you are taking? Study finds some can be life threatening

Just 60 of the 175 pain, depression, anti-psychotic and diabetes FDC formulations sold in India between 2007 and 2012 had approval from the central government drugs regulator, says a study. Almost......

New system predicts global trends on Twitter in advance

A new method can identify what information will be relevant on social networks such as Twitter and predict what will ‘go viral’ across the Internet up to two months in advance. This may......

Goal-oriented employees more productive

Employees who know exactly what the goal of their teamwork is, tend to be more productive, a new study has found. Researchers from Aarhus University's transdisciplinary Interacting Minds Centre in......
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115,000-year-old bone tools unearthed in China

Researchers have discovered 115,000-year-old bone tools in China, which suggest that the toolmaking techniques mastered by prehistoric humans there... ...

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have found that menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) may lower risk of heart failure."This is the first... ...

A 10 per cent increase in suicides - nearly 2,000 additional deaths - was recorded in the US in the four months after actor and comedian Robin... ...

Pregnant women at the age of 40 and above are at an increased risk of delivering preterm babies, a study warns.Maternal age at pregnancy has been... ...

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