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New tool can measure people's wisdom

Wisdom is a specific entity with different components.

24 Sep 2017 1:59 PM

Chocolate craving not a physical need, says study

Researchers tested increasingly compelling hypothesis that menstrual chocolate cravings may be a culture-bound construct.

05 Sep 2017 10:08 AM

Better therapies may be in offing with novel HIV tracking approach

Research used novel live-cell fluorescent imaging system that allowed them to identify individual particles associated with infection.

19 Aug 2017 10:29 AM

Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots

The expanse adjoins original search zone far southwest Australia identified via satellite analysis of the final hours of the flight

16 Aug 2017 1:01 PM

WhatsApp users vulnerable to malicious attacks, suggests new study

Researchers found that majority of users are vulnerable to malicious attacks because they either don't know about security features.

14 Aug 2017 9:25 AM


Researcher hacks system using malware encoded in DNA

DNA sequencing tools lack robust protections against cybersecurity risks.

11 Aug 2017 8:12 AM

Can diabetes be tracked through Google Search?

Type 2 Diabetes can be more effectively monitored using our Google searches, according to new University of Warwick research.

27 Jul 2017 10:17 AM

A computer that understands body poses, movements

This new method was developed with the help of the Panoptic Studio, a two-story dome embedded with 500 video cameras.

12 Jul 2017 2:34 PM

Chinese researchers teleport object to orbit for the first time

The object-in-question is a photon, which travelled from Gobi desert to a satellite called ‘Micius’ orbiting 500 kilometres in total.

12 Jul 2017 10:02 AM

Rupee to weaken by end of 2017 to around Rs 66/USD: report

Rallying oil prices all over the world harbour bad news for rupee as India is a large net oil importer.

09 Jul 2017 12:21 PM


New app improves memory in people with cognitive decline

A small trial found that patients who played the game had around a 40% improvement in memory scores.

03 Jul 2017 9:53 AM

New material removes water pollutants using solar energy

The novel, non-hazardous photo-catalytic material developed researchers at Swansea University adsorbs more than 90 per cent of the dye.

01 Jul 2017 3:49 PM

Presence of smartphones reduces brain's power: study

The researchers found that participants with their phones in another room significantly outperformed those with their phones on the desk.

25 Jun 2017 8:37 AM

Clingy girlfriends shoo suitors away!

Study says while women like having a boyfriend who has emotional needs, men prefer to stay away from girlfriends who are too attached

20 Jun 2017 3:11 PM

Now, robots to learn some manners

The new research could bring closer machines that emulate the best of human behaviour, researchers said.

18 Jun 2017 8:37 AM


2D mangets discovery opens up a world of potential applications

Magnetic materials form the basis of technologies that play increasingly pivotal roles in our lives today.

13 Jun 2017 5:35 PM

Scientists develop software to edit human voice recordings

The software, named VoCo, provides an easy means to add or replace a word in an audio recording of a human voice.

17 May 2017 2:29 PM

Let a stranger choose your Facebook profile picture, here's why

Researchers have found that images selected by strangers convey more favourable first impressions than images people select for themselves.

16 Apr 2017 10:07 AM

Assam scientist leads breakthrough research on black holes

With the help of the NASA's Hubble Space telescope, the team of researchers discovered breakthrough result on black holes.

09 Apr 2017 1:04 PM

A job that pays Rs 11.2 Lakh for only ‘sleeping in bed’

Space research centre is offering a whopping Rs 11.2 Lakh job for only ‘sleeping in bed’

05 Apr 2017 12:23 PM