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Life on Earth originated in sea vents?

Electrical energy produced naturally inside the warm, gentle springs on the sea floor might have given rise to life on Earth, a new study suggests.

A faster, cheaper blood test to diagnose asthma

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Researchers have developed a faster, cheaper and more accurate tool for diagnosing even mild cases of asthma using just a single drop of blood.

Happy couples sleep less than an inch apart

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Partners who sleep less than an inch apart are more likely to be happy in their relationship than those maintaining a wider gap than 30 inches, a new study has found.

‘Standing alone attracts others to you’

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Looking the odd one out may seem like a recipe for mating disaster, but it could make you more attractive to the opposite sex.

‘Charles refused to back Rushdie’

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Prince Charles had turned his back on India-born Salman Rushdie after a fatwa was issued against him for his controversial novel The Satanic Verses because he thought the book was offensive to Muslims

Mad at your spouse? Low blood sugar to blame

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Angry at your spouse? Have a snack before you snap!
Lower levels of blood sugar may make married people angrier and more aggressive towards their spouses, a new study has found.

Is Saturn making a new moon?

Nasa’s Cassi-ni spacecraft has documented the formation of a small icy object within the rings of Saturn that may be a new moon probably no more than half a mile in diameter.

Zac efron and halston Sage dating?

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Actor Zac Efron is reportedly dating his upcoming film Neighbours co-star Halston Sage.

Cranston helps fan land a date

Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston helped a fan ask a girl to the prom by recording a video message for him.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Madhu Kishwar, as the editor of Manushi, set the feminism agenda for many Indian women decades ago. Madhu Kishwar as chief media admirer of prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi is another story completely. The first Kishwar has been declared missing, never to be found.