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‘Infants learn in sleep too’

While infants sleep they are reprocessing what they have learned, a new study has found.

Working with researchers from the University of Tubingen, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for

‘Mini-brain’ in spinal cord helps body balance


A cluster of neurones in our spinal cord function as a “mini-brain” to help keep our bodies in balance, scientists say.

PIO doctor sued for Joan Rivers’ death

Joan Rivers

An Indian-origin anaesthesiologist is among five medical personnel who have been slapped with a multi-million dollar lawsuit here in connection with the death of American actress and comedian Joan Riv

Memoir H is for Hawk is top Costa book

British author Helen Macdonald’s searing memoir about how she coped with the grief of her father’s sudden death by training a goshawk won the 2014 Costa Book of the Year award on Tuesday night.

Stem cells may cure baldness


Scientists have successfully used human stem cells to generate new hair, paving the way for a potential new cure for baldness.

Narayana Murthy’s £200,000 for Gandhi statue


Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy and his family have donated £200,000 towards the statue of Mahatma Gandhi planned for Parliament Square here, helping in meeting the budget target of £750,000 for th

Scientologists slam film at sundance

The Church of Scientology has lashed out at a film about the controversial group at the Sundance Film Festival, calling it false and based on “obsessive, disgruntled former church members.”

Nasa rover completes 11 years on Red Planet

Mars rover Opportunity

Nasa’s Mars Opportunity rover has celebrated its 11th anniversary on the Red Planet, marking the milestone with a stunning panorama of a Martian crater.

Noam Chomsky, Atwood to attend Jaipur Literature Festival 2016

 Actress Sonam Kapoor (right) launches a book with film critic Anupama Chopra at the Jaipur Literature Festival— PTI

With a record turnout of 245,000 visitors, the eighth edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival ended on a high on Sunday.

“Ugliness is in the eye of the beholder But may also be in the looking glass; Vanity thinks it will never grow older And yet that judgment will come to pass!”

US President Barack Obama’s visit to India may be over, but controversies swirl ranging from the cost of the pinstripe button-up suit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to what exactly has been the solut