Almost 2,000 bacteria discovered in human gut
Washington D.C, Feb 12 : Researchers have now identified almost 2,000 bacterial species living the human gut. The team from EMBL's European Bioinformatics Institute and the Wellcome Sanger Institute used a range of computational methods to analyse samples from individuals worldwide. Full Story
Taste for fat behind human evolution: Study
New York, Feb 6 : A fatty diet provided our early human ancestors with the nutrition to develop bigger brains, finds a study challenging the widely held view that eating meat was the critical factor in setting the stage for the evolution of humans.
Climate change can affect immune system: Study
Washington D.C, Feb 5 : Global warming is capable of inflicting more harm than we think it does. According to a recent study, heat waves can reduce the body's immune response to flu. Climate change may affect the future of vaccinations and nutrition, suggests recent study. Full Story
Tech savvy Neanderthals were long distance killers: Study
London, Jan 25 : Neanderthals, though imagined as the inferior cousins of modern humans, were technologically savvy and produced weaponry advanced enough to kill at a distance, reveals a new study, challenging previous findings that considered that our ancient ancestors hunted and killed their prey only at close range.
Is Apple's self-driving car dream over?
San Francisco, Jan 24 : The race to dominate the first driving business without human drivers is stiffer than ever and Apple's dream of autonomous car project has been pushed back as it sent out over 200 employees from its electric car project codenamed "Titan" to different parts of the company on Thursday.