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Washington, Aug 29 : A new study has suggested that thanking a new acquaintance for their assistance can help one to make new friends.
Washington, Aug 28 : A new study has discovered why learning tasks can be easier said than done.
New York, Aug 29 : Are you aware that your face is brimming with living mites that feed on the oil our skin secretes and hide in tiny hair follicles? And no, they are not pooping on you as they store up all the excreta until they die!
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Though it has been estimated that 74 percent of urban Indians are overweight, a recent survey shows that their awareness is also increasing and more than half of urban Indians are trying to lose weight.
Washington, Aug 29 : Are you trying e-cigarettes or other nicotine replacement therapies to overcome addiction to cigarette smoking? Be warned, as they are not as safe as you might have assumed, said a study.
New York, Aug 29 : Mornings are not just perfect for jogging or quieter moments in the park. Try sex in the wee hours that will sure improve your otherwise dull and boring day like never before!
Washington, Aug 28 : A new study has found the reason behind human altruism.
Washington, Aug 28 : A new study has revealed that over-confident people can fool others into believing they are more talented than they actually are.
Washington, Aug 28 : A new study has demonstrated that deficiency in serotonin, which act as a chemical messenger in the brain, leads to depression.
Washington, Aug 28 : A new study has suggested that short men stay married for a longer period of time whereas tall men tend to marry more quickly.
Washington, August 28 : A new study has found that junk food not only makes you fat, it also reduces your appetite for novel foods, which normally drives people to seek a balanced diet.
Washington, August 28 : A new study has found that men who take over 10 portions a week of tomatoes have an 18 percent lower risk of developing prostate cancer.
Washington, Aug 28 : A new study has discovered why learning tasks can be easier said than done.
London, Aug 28 : Over-confident people can fool others into believing they are more talented than they actually are, claim two Indian-origin researchers, adding that these individuals are likely to reach influential positions in their organisations.
New York, Aug 28 : How a parent responds to an infant's babbling can speed up the child's language development, new research shows.
Washington, Aug 28 : Know why learning a new skill is easy for some while difficult for others? It depends on a fundamental constraint hidden in the brain.
New York, Aug 28 : If you cannot think of a life beyond apps which have replaced evening strolls and the morning cup of tea, read this: People are even ready to give up drinking and chocolates for gadget time!
London, Aug 27 : The World Health Organization has said that use of e-cigarettes should be banned indoors, while sale of the device to children should stop as well.
London, August 27 : A new study has shown that people eat three times more at a barbecue than at a normal dinner.
Washington, Aug 27 : A new study has revealed that couples who smoked pot together engaged less in domestic violence.
New York, Aug 27 : Similar to a drinking relationship, married couples who smoke marijuana together are less likely to be engaged in domestic violence, says research.
Kolkata, Aug 27 : Got a medical issue in the middle of the night but don't know who to call? Don't worry! A new website virtually delivers healthcare at your doorstep.
By I. Ramamohan Rao, New Delhi, Aug.26 : In the passing away of Richard Attenborough on August 24th, I was reminded of my uncle and mentor U. S. Mohan Rao, who was associated with him in the making of the film on Mahatma Gandhi.
Washington, Aug 26 : A new study has suggested that parents who interact with an infant using a doll helps in predicting which couples might fight during co-parenting when their baby arrives.
Washington, Aug 26 : A new study has explored a sleep disorder called "sleep drunkenness", which affects one in every seven people and causes episodes of waking up confused.
Washington, Aug 26 : Parents who are ready to welcome a baby show a lot about their future co-parenting behaviour during pregnancy, reveals a new study.
Los Angeles, Aug 26 : Parents are being urged to ensure that their children aren't using too much make-up particularly if they're young as it can lead to major skin problems, says an expert.
New York, Aug 26 : How parents treat anxious kids actually decides if they will be able to cope with fear or not when they grow. The key here is to save kids from falling into the "protection trap".
London, Aug 25 : Honeybees originated from Asia and not from Africa as previously thought, research indicates.
Washington, Aug 24 : A new study has revealed that using 'rule of thumb' while drinking wine can help people lower their alcohol consumption.
New York, Aug 24 : Students from an American University have invented a unique nail polish that can detect "date rape" drugs in a drink.
London, Aug 24 : Do you know which is life's longest lasting relationship? It is the bond between siblings.
New York, Aug 24 : Does your child have poor social skills? Limit his or her use of the digital screen.
London, Aug 23 : A new study has unraveled what makes cow milk allergenic to children and in adults.
Los Angeles, Aug 23 : Healthy food items, favourite jeans and wine opener are among the 13 items that students definitely don't need to bring to college.
Washington, Aug 22 : A new study has revealed about the popular trend of using fitness game apps to motivate people to exercise.
London, Aug 22 : A new 'mistress card' range has been launched, which provides greeting cards for celebrating special occasions in an adulterous relationships.
London, Aug 22 : A British defense contractor is developing a system that allows the exterior of aircraft to "feel" damage or injury in a way similar to human skin.
Washington, Aug 22 : A new study has suggested that feeling bad at work can actually be a good thing whilst feeling good in the workplace can also lead to negative outcomes.
London, Aug 22 : A new poll has claimed that most women believe that they look five years younger until they hit the age of 45.
London, August 22 : Experts have found that women dressed in red are more attractive to men.
London, Aug 22 : How sumptuous you find a pizza has a lot to do with how yummy the cheese looks.
New York, Aug 22 : Are you among those who treat their partners in terms of how they can provide sexual pleasure rather than viewing them as complete human beings with thoughts and feelings?
By Nury Vittachi: A friend once called me "a fat, lazy slob". I chose to interpret this as a compliment. Denial has always been one of my strongest superpowers.
New York, Aug 22 : How the humble okra or ladyfinger vegetable can help your ice cream last longer and hinder melting? Well if we believe scientists, okra extracts can be used as a stabiliser in ice cream.
Washington, August 21 : A new study has shown that it may soon be possible to make chairs, synthetic rugs and plastic bags from cocoa, rice and vegetable waste.
Washington, Aug 21 : A new research has explained older adults have trouble sleeping because of a group of neurons are found to function as a 'sleep switch' in the brain.
New Delhi, Aug 21 : Start your day with cold water, nuts and stretching exercises to stay in the pink of health, says an expert.
London, Aug 21 : An early exposure to porn and explicit material online can damage teenagers' cognitive abilities, clarity about relationships and studies later in life.
Washington, Aug 20 : A tech company named InteraXon has developed a headband, which claims to relieve one from stress.
London, Aug 20 : A new poll has revealed that almost 50 percent of teenagers regard sending sexual photos or videos as part of "everyday life", while most youngsters find it "too easy" to accidentally see pornography online.
Washington, Aug 20 : A new study has claimed that 'love' can make sex more fulfilling for many women.
Washington, August 20 : A new study has shown that spontaneous gestures can help children learn, whether they use a spoken language or sign language.
New York, Aug 20 : Deodorants and antiperspirants are being more widely used and advertised than ever before, but did you know that they may actually make you smell worse in the long run?
New York, Aug 20 : See in the dark through this smartphone.Flir One is a USD 349 (Rs.21,220) iPhone accessory that allows your smartphone's display to show glowing heat signatures of people, animals and anything else you point the camera to, says the information available on its website.
New York, Aug 20 : Parents always suspect that their college going kids prefer weekends to weekdays. Now there is proof that college graduates are more active on weekends compared to non-college goers.
New York, Aug 20 : If you want your kids to grow up healthy, make it a point not to miss dinner time with them.
Washington, Aug 20 : In a shocking revelation, a most comprehensive survey of elephant poaching to date has estimated that 100,000 African elephants were illegally killed between 2010-2012, threatening that many elephant populations may be wiped out in the next 10 years.
Sydney, Aug 20 : For some female tourists, travel is like finding their lost sexual liberty - in one night stands - and "feel like a man", says a fascinating study.
New York, Aug 20 : Spontaneous gestures can help children learn better whether its spoken language or sign language, according to a study.