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Kamal Haasan rules out ties with Rajinikanth

The actor said he will lean neither to the left nor to the right and that is precisely why he has named his website ‘maiam’ (centre).

12 Feb 2018 5:58 AM

Night showers may be better for your skin, body clock than morning bath

A Harvard study backs those who swear by refreshing morning showers and their ability to lower stress while boosting creativity.

07 Feb 2018 2:59 PM

Why some people are more creative than others decoded

They were able to use that pattern to predict how creative other people’s responses would be based on their connections in this network.

23 Jan 2018 10:16 AM

'Love hormone' helps us understand social cues

Understanding oxytocin and molecules like it may shed light on a number of brain disorders.

22 Jan 2018 12:29 PM

Artificial muscles give 'superpowers' to soft robots

Each artificial muscle consists of an inner "skeleton" that can be made of various materials.

28 Nov 2017 7:19 PM


Knowing how badly you want something is literally 'child's play'

This ability requires integrating information about both the costs of obtaining a goal and the benefit gained by the person seeking it.

26 Nov 2017 9:20 AM

Mouthwash use may raise diabetes risk: study

Helpful bacteria in the mouth can protect against diabetes and obesity.

23 Nov 2017 3:36 PM

Study finds sugary drinks reduces women's success with IVF

Here is what researchers found.

12 Oct 2017 6:27 PM

John Collison is the youngest self-made billionaire

The 27-year-old co-founded Stripe.

10 Oct 2017 5:54 PM

Ig Nobel awardees answer real questions that are both funny and informative

Awards are given out in ten categories ranging from economics and anatomy to medicine and cognition.

16 Sep 2017 11:42 AM


Harvard to study government school initiatives

Team will learn about the work done by SMC’s in the last 2 years.

09 Sep 2017 7:21 AM

Invest more in R&D to keep India No 1

One of the most significant factors of the PM’s growth impulse is the Skilling India programme.

11 Jul 2017 4:36 AM

Faculty of IIMC, DG engage in war-of-words

They have written to IIMC DG K.G. Suresh, as also to the information and broadcasting ministry secretary, who is also its chairperson.

10 Jul 2017 4:15 AM

India to keep lead over China as fastest growing economy till 2025: Harvard study

India among fastest growing economies, to maintain position over China: Harvard study

09 Jul 2017 3:24 PM

Replacing the old Gods

With popular fiction getting approval from esteemed educational institutions, we weigh in the pros and cons of the decision.

05 Jun 2017 12:34 AM


Top thinker to deliver Niti Aayog lecture

Michael Porter is the undisputed authority on the principles of sustainable competitive advantage.

24 May 2017 1:57 AM

Harvard student submits rap album as thesis, will graduate with honours

Shaw describes the 10-track album as a dark and moody take on what it means to be black in America.

19 May 2017 12:57 PM

Lost world of analogue

Noted filmmaker-writer-photographer Sooni Taraporevala reminisces the times before the world turned digital.

09 Apr 2017 6:19 AM

After Oscars, Viola Davis bags Harvard Foundation's Artist of the Year award

The actress won the award for her outstanding contributions to American and international film and theatre.

06 Mar 2017 2:05 PM

IITs in top five varsity list for unicorn companies

The founders or cofounders of the Indian billion dollar tech startups are from IITs.

28 Jan 2017 3:51 AM