Toronto, May 5 : Millennials -- those born in the two decades after 1980s -- are hooked to their smartphones or phablet screens for over three hours a day, media reported.
Washington D.C, May 5 : A new study has found that our brains are constantly processing data to make statistical assessments that translate into the feeling we call confidence.
New York, May 5 : If you want to know how ambitious your female friend is, look -- and not kneel -- at her heels. According to researchers, a woman's choice to fit in with a crowd or stand out may depend on the size of her high heels which explains the deep human urge to gain status in the society.
New Delhi, May 5 : When it comes to first dates, individuals who meet each other through a match-making process in India discuss a lot of sports after the conversations on family, a survey has revealed.
Washington D.C, May 5 : When it comes alcohol, it may make you momentarily happier but over longer periods, boozing more does not make them more satisfied with life, suggests a new study.
New Delhi, May 4 : If you are unhappy with your tiny frame and wish to put on some weight, then eat properly, exercise and sleep well, says an expert.
Columbia, May 3 : Research has shown the significance of social relationships in influencing adult human behavior and health; however, little is known about how children's perception of their social networks correlates with stress and how it may influence development.
New Delhi, May 3 : Kids today spend more of their lives online than offline, according to research carried out by Kaspersky Lab and iconKids and Youth.
New York, May 3 : There are nearly one trillion species on the Earth while 99.999 percent of species still remain undiscovered, the largest-ever analysis of microbial data has revealed.
By Mehak Sabharwal
Washington D.C, May 1 : Children of gay dads grow up just as well behaved and adjusted as those from any heterosexual family units, according to a recent study.
London, May 1 : A computer algorithm that can recognise human expressions may become a boon for the gaming industry, a team of international researchers has found.
Helsinki, May 1 : A team of Finnish scientists has decoded changes in the brain that make people prone to excessive drinking -- a discovery that can lead to new drug therapies to treat alcoholism.
Washington D.C, May 1 : Kids with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a tendency to wander away from an adult or caregiver, according to a recent study.
London, May 1 : Listening to traffic reports on the radio could be so dangerous for your driving that you could even miss an elephant standing by the side of the road, warns a study.
New York, May 1 : People married to a frail spouse are likely to become frail themselves and a person married to a depressed spouse is more likely to be sad, say researchers, adding that in older adults, frailty and depression are connected within couples.
New York, May 1 : Have you ever been bullied in school, college or social media? A new study shows that the combined effect of both face-to-face and cyber-bullying may increase the risk of aggressive behaviour in teenagers.
Lucknow, May 1 : Love of pets is not new to this part of the world - be it from horses to varied breeds of dogs to exquisite birds, but a visit to a particular house in Dilkusha beats every pet lover in the city by yards. Meet Frank Huzoor, the man with 44 cats.
Washington D.C, Apr 30 : If you want to remember an interesting post that you came across on the social media, try not to hit the retweet or share button as a recent study suggests so.
Madurai: When 12-year-old Madhu (not his real name) was diagnosed as obese he weighed 98 kg when his ideal weight was 55 kg there were no obvious medical issues, except a faulty diet and lack of exercise.
London, April 29 : If you get cravings for chips, sweets and fast-food whenever you are bored, do not blame the situation alone. According to British researchers, people eat more to boost low levels of brain chemical dopamine as they cannot alleviate the boredom in any other way.
A woman was sacked for having short hair and wearing trousers to work. "They said I was gay," she complained to an unsympathetic labour tribunal in the city of Guiyang, southwest China.
New Delhi, April 29 : Drawing inspiration from India's longest national highway from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, the NH44 restaurant offers flavorsome dishes that are unique to each state it touches. So, one can dig into many delicacies like Kashmir's rista, kozhi vartha chicken curry from Kerala or the all-time favourite dosas, idlis and vadas served from Bengaluru to Kanyakumari.
Washington D.C, Apr 29 : If you have nothing interesting to do, chances are you will be drawn towards chips and cookies despite being full, according to a recent study.
Washington D.C, Apr 29 : Did your weekend trip to the beach leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed? Well, now there's science that proves residents with a view of the water are less stressed.
London, April 28 : People with more friends are likely to have higher pain tolerance, says a research suggesting that the quantity and quality of our social relationships affect our physical and mental health and may even be a factor determining how long we live.
London, April 28 : Are you a sensitive and emotionally less intelligent person? If yes, you may be at an increased risk of being duped in online dating, says a study, adding that rise in the number of people using online dating has also increased fraud.
New Delhi, April 28 : The national capital has now got a new "stock market". Yes, you read it right. But, if you think you will be able to trade your hard-earned money for moolah out here, read on as it's Delhi and the city does things "differently".
Washington D.C, Apr 28 : Chocoholics and chocolate lovers rejoice! A team of researchers has brought the tasty version of "guilt-free" chocolate a step closer to us.
Washington D.C, Apr 28 : According to a recent study, sensitive and less emotionally intelligent people are more likely to be vulnerable to online dating scams.
New Delhi, Apr 28 : A new study has found that most men don't really mean what they say.
New York, April 27 : In tears after a break-up? Just chill as women who are ditched in love eventually become bold and strong to find a better mate in future, say researchers.
New York, April 27 : Aggressive driving behaviour is a reflection of a person's surrounding culture, both on the road and on a broader social level, says a study.
Washington D.C, Apr 27 : People, who have entered the matrimonial bond, tend to have more frequent action in the bedroom, but does this leads to better relationships? It depends on how you ask.
Kolkata, April 27 : What comes to your mind when in Kolkata? Sweets and fish? Well, the City of Joy is also home to many dishes which have gained their own identity time - Kolkata biryani, for instance, has been ruling the hearts, minds and tummies of Bengalis for ages.
Washington D.C, Apr 27 : Turns out, a woman, who loses her unfaithful mate to another woman, is real winner in the long run.
New York, April 26 : Whether you agree or not, more frequent action in the bedroom can indeed power a healthy relationship, new research suggests.
Washington D.C., April 26 : Summer is in full swing and it's time to heat proof your skin and hair.
Washington D.C., April 26 : We often see some people running at a good pace on the path to greatness while others fall back behind. A recent study suggests that what really distinguishes champions is how they face and overcome obstacles on their path.
Washington D.C., April 26 : The more you spank your kid, the more he goes against you.
Sydney, April 26 : The elderly are often unable to adjust to new surroundings. This is partly due to the deterioration of a brain circuit that plays a key role in goal-directed learning, a new study conducted on mice has found.
New Delhi, April 25 : The advent of European fine dining in the capital has enabled foodies relish exotic cuisines without having to visit five-star hotels, but now, Holybelly, a unique "food boutique", aims to cater to customers' needs by providing bespoke menus, as per their "mood".
According to an United Nations estimate, about 66 percent of the world population by 2060 will live in urban environments. So a growing number of home developers are 'thinking small', as to what a home looks like and the size it is expected to be. Sujoy Dhar checks out some of these futuristic tiny homes at the Edinburgh Science Festival
London, Apr 24 : According to a recent study, losing your husband can be good for your health.
New Delhi, April 23 : With the trend of online shopping gaining strength, there are a lot of deals which are found online on almost all brands no matter how expensive or cheap. Although there are a lot of limitations while shopping for handbags online.
New Delhi, April 23 : Maintaining good facial care is as important for men as it is for women. Try the lemon and aloe vera mask or the almond, milk and lime juice one to get soft and supple skin this summer.
New Delhi, April 22 : Planning a party by the swimming pool to beat the heat? From making the invites in the shape of flip-flops, adding inflatable items like life-sized floats and quirky props add a fun twist to the party with some creativeness, says an expert.
New Delhi, April 22 : Fancy the entire range of Mexican delights under one roof? Head for the Ola Cantina festival with influences of Spanish and South American flavours that runs till the end of the month.
New York, April 22 : Do you know why it becomes difficult to say decline ice-cream or cupcakes even when you have become a father yourself? According to researchers, media plays a major role in influencing attitudes of kids toward different foods.
Washington D.C, Apr 22 : If you have ever had a hard time sleeping on the first night in a new place, you may want to blame your brain's guarding system.
Imphal, Apr. 22 : Luxmi Kitchen, located at Wahengbam Leikai in Imphal, serves the best Manipuri platter. Tourists from across the country throng this restaurant to taste the most popular Manipuri cuisine.
Washington D.C, Apr 22 : A new study has suggested that managers, who inspire their staff to perform above and beyond the call of duty, may be actually harming their employees' health over time.
London, April 22 : Gender stereotyping in baby boys and girls may start as young as three months and men recognise gender of the new-born babies based on the pitch of their cries, researchers reveal.
Washington D.C, Apr 22 : Some people use mind pictures or songs to remember things, but now a study suggests that simply drawing pictures of what you need to remember is a strong and reliable strategy to enhance memory.
New Delhi, April 22 : With no dearth of film fanatics in the city, a Bollywood-themed bistro is sure to connect with cinema lovers.
Toronto, April 22 : Drawing things that need to be remembered may help you more than when you write them, finds an interesting study.
If you think mornings are the best time for outdoor exercise, you're wrong.
New Delhi, April 22 : What can be more fascinating than an amalgamation of old trains, Hindu deities and popular Bollywood posters on canvas? Nepalese artist Uma Shankar Shah presents this unique blend in an exhibition here.
It's 2055. Phones are painted ono our palms. Being transgender is compulsory, except for Popes, who have to be female. All countries have combined into one big nation, North Zuckerberg.
Washington D.C., April 21 : Why some groups "do strikingly better than others in terms of wealth, position and other conventional measures of success," is explained in a controversial 2014 book 'The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America.'