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Know how human brains ‘slack’ with age


London: Along with our skin that loses the firmness and elasticity of the youth, our brain too starts to sag as we age, researchers say. A recent study found that as humans age, their brain folds and the tension on the cerebral cortex — the out...

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Homo habilis were right-handed: Study


New York: Researchers from the University of Kansas have found the earliest evidence for right-handedness in the fossil record by examining striations on teeth of a Homo habilis fossil. The scientists studied the 1.8 million year-old fossil teeth, an...

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Big protest planned against GM mustard


New Delhi: A large number of people from different parts of the country will assemble here at Jantar Matar on October 25 to protest against GM mustard and other such Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), an official said. Organisations like All Indi...

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Scientists find oldest-known planetary disk


Washington: Astronomers believe they have found the oldest known planet-forming disk — a 45-million-year-old ring of gas and dust that orbits around a young star. Circumstellar disks around red dwarfs like this one are rare to begin with, but t...

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