Fake news can lead to false memories: Study
Washington D.C. , Aug 21 : Voters may form false memories after seeing fabricated news stories, especially if they align with their political beliefs, suggest researchers.
Parks near home good for your mental health
London, Aug 21 : Living within 300 metres of urban green space such as parks, nature reserves or play areas is associated with greater happiness, sense of worth and life satisfaction, says a new study.
Researchers develop app to find gas pump skimmers faster
Washington D.C. , Aug 14 : Scientists have developed an app that allows inspectors to detect devices that steal consumer credit and debit card data at gas pumps. The devices, known as skimmers, use Bluetooth to transmit the data they steal.
Indians prefer long, straight hair on women: says Survey
New Delhi, Aug 13 : When it comes to marriage, every two in three Indians believe that women with long, straight hair have an edge in finding a wedding prospect. No wonder then a massive 87 per cent Indians advise women against keeping their hair short, a study by a beauty brand has found.
Love to work with animals? It may up depression risk
New York, Aug 12 : While it might sound like fun to work around pets every day, veterinarians and people who volunteer at animal shelters face particular stressors that can place them at risk for depression, anxiety and even suicide, says a study.
Employees will prefer to be replaced by robots: Study
Washington D.C. , Aug 11 : Most people find the idea of workers being replaced by robots or software worse than if the jobs are taken over by other workers. But when their own jobs are at stake, people would rather prefer to be replaced by robots than by another employee, says a recent study.
Drunk at work? Can't befool this breath analyser attendance system
New Delhi, Aug 11 : For those who can't resist coming to office drunk, be prepared for a breath analyser test as the employee attendance punching machine would now ask you to blow into it, and an app would immediately send a notification to the HR executive if you are found under the influence.
Eat a snack at night shifts to stay alert, productive
New Delhi, Aug 10 : If you are a night shift worker, eating at irregular hours is just par for the course, but it impacts the body. To limit this impact and maintain alertness and productivity, researchers say a light snack is better than a full meal.
Too much screen time for children can lead to obesity
Washington D.C. , Aug 9 : Parents take note! You might want to cut down on your kid's screen time. According to a new study, children who spend a lot of time in front of the screens are at a higher risk of gaining weight and abdominal obesity, regardless of how much they exercise.
Social support helps students to exercise more
New York, Aug 9 : Making exercise a stress outlet may help students attain recommended amounts of physical activity and to maintain that routine, students need social support from family and friends, said researchers including one of an Indian origin.
Children notice what adult miss: Study
Washington D.C. , Aug 5 : Although adults can beat children at most cognitive tasks, new research showed that children have more sharp and focused minds as compared to them.
Do e-cigarettes really help in quitting?
Washington D.C. , July 28 : While e-cigarettes help adults in quitting smoking but they also increase the risk of relapse in some of the former smokers, revealed a new study.
How caring for environment makes you 'feminine' or 'masculine'
Washington D.C. , Aug 2 : Getting classified as 'feminine' or 'masculine' for the methods you adopt to protect the environment might come across as odd. But a new study says that some pro-environmental behaviours may be seen as either 'feminine' or 'masculine'.
Compulsive dating app users experience negative social outcomes
New York, Aug 1 : Loneliness and social anxiety is a bad combination for single people who frequently use dating apps, say researchers, adding that people who fit that profile were more likely to have experienced negative social outcomes because of their compulsive usage.
Fragrance-releasing fabric may help neutralise sweaty clothes
Washington D.C. , July 31 : Hot summers and physical activities can produce unpleasant sweaty smell. What if you can do away with the smell with a burst of pleasing aroma? Now, researchers have modified cotton fabric to release a lemony citronella smell upon contact with sweat.
Are extra-marital affairs related to misconduct at workplace?
Washington D.C. , July 31 : A recent study has claimed that those who engage in extra-marital affairs are more likely to get pulled up for misconduct at the workplace, thereby establishing the possibility of a link between personal infidelity and professional conduct.
Shame, guilt affect work of asthma sufferers
New Delhi, July 31 : It is not just respiratory symptoms or a feeling of tiredness that asthma sufferers have to face daily, many of them even have to deal with shame and a sense of guilt using inhalers at work, preventing them from working to their full potential, new research has found.
'Experiments with light design can transform indoor spaces'
New Delhi, July 31 : Chandeliers, fairy lights and lantern-lamps...we've seen them all. But the combination of glass and light has found new wings, as it is getting used in the light design industry to make unique 'light sculptures' that compete with traditional art.
How To Easily Make Great Tasting Coffee
Chicago, July 30: Many people think it's hard to brew a good cup of coffee, but really it's pretty simple. Patience and skill are all you need to make a cup of coffee that will knock your socks off. The following article may not give you patience, but it will give you the skill to create good coffee.
Get The Most Out Of Your Home Business With These Tips
Chicago, July 30: Having a home business is a dream come true for many people. But the reality of running a home business can be a little different than the dream and you might need a little help. If you love your home business, but need a few pointers on how to keep it running, keep reading.
Tart cherry juice may improve cognitive function in older adults
Washington D.C. , July 29 : Montmorency tart cherry juice which has long been used by gout patients, athletes for exercise recovery, and those seeking good sleep at night has been found to help improve cognitive performance in older adults, finds a study.
Bullying bosses can worsen workplace safety: Study
Washington D.C. , July 29 : Bullying bosses are not only bad for employees' morale and their wellbeing but also for workplace safety, reveals a study, which was published in the journal of 'Applied Psychology'.
Most people would return wallet with more cash in it: Study
New Delhi, July 29 : Will you return a lost wallet with Rs 6,000 in it to its right owner? Even if you do not intend to return a loaded wallet, most people would still do so especially when the wallet has more cash in it, reveals an interesting study.
How do you know if your brand is authentic or not?
Washington D.C. , July 28 : Being authentic is trendy today. In the modern world, consumers are constantly bombarded with advertisements claiming that products are 'luxury,' 'European,' created with 'old-world traditions and craftsmanship' and more, but how do people know if these descriptions are true?