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Brain training may help people multitask better

Cooking while having a conversation, watching a movie while browsing the Web, or driving while listening to a radio show — scientists have now identified the brain area that allows you to multitask.

Cancer tied to Body Mass Index level

In a startling revelation, experts have found that a higher body mass index (BMI) increases the risk of developing 10 of the most common cancers.

Did an exceptional iceberg sink Titanic?


The luxury liner Titanic, which sank in the ice cold Atlantic waters in 1912, was unlucky to have set sail in a year with a greater number of icebergs than normal, scientists say.

Gene subset likely for sex determination


It may not just be the X and Y chromosomes which decide the sex of a baby, a subset of very small genes could also play a key role!Scientists at the Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory (CSHL) in US have fo

Fan-made opening for Doctor Who Season 8


The title sequence for the new series of sci-fi TV show Doctor Who has been inspired by a fan-made clip on Youtube.

Jackie Chan’s son arrested for drugs possession

Jaycee Chan

Kungfu superstar Jackie Chan’s 32-year-old son, Jaycee Chan, has been arrested along with his Taiwanese friend here on drug-related charges, the official Chinese media reported on Monday.

Ex-royal chef: Di memorial is neglected

Princess Diana

Royal aide Darren McGrady accused Earl Spencer of neglecting the gravestone situated in the grounds of his Althorp Estate in orthamptonshire in England’s East Midlands region

Drug restores hair growth for bald

Picture for representational purpose

In a breakthrough, scientists have discovered a cure for a form of baldness, alopecia areata, after they found a drug which restored the hair of three patients within five months.

A political party which seeks a text book start often remains superficial, pretending that the preamble or the introduction remains the real thing. For a party that created a great propaganda machine to devastate the Congress during the election, the Bharatiya Janata Party regime has little to say.

The Narendra Modi government approaching the 100-day mark demands an assessment of its performance. A national television channel even arranged, more a boxing match than a debate, a programme on whether Mr Modi’s foreign policy is continuity or radical change.