Category: Tid Bits

Cultural diversity in schools improve minority students’ sense of belonging

Washington: The culturally diverse populations in schools might be a key factor in determining the grades and builds a sense…

Empathy is often avoided as it requires mental effort: Study

Washington: People avoid empathising with others as they think it requires too much mental effort, a study has found. The…

Just like adults, children judge people based on facial features

Washington: A research found that just like adults, children by the age of five, make character judgement and adjust their…

Parents must keep track of their preschoolers’ screen time

Washington D.C.: For parents, it is important to track the time their preschooler is spending in front of the screen.…

Skeleton DNA reveals Crusader soldiers’ backgrounds

London: DNA from 13th century remains buried in a pit in Lebanon is shedding light on the lives of Crusader…

Late dinner and no breakfast makes for a deadly combination

Washington: New research has found that skipping breakfast and having dinner late is the worst eating habit and can lead…

Kakapow! Rare world’s fattest parrot has record breeding season

NZealand | conservation | climate | animal | kakapo associated with x x Wellington, New Zealand | AFP | Thursday…

Parboiling reduces the amount of arsenic in rice, finds study

Washington: While rice is a highly consumed food in many parts of the world, the arsenic in rice might pose…

Does plenty of information narrow our collective attention span?

Washington: Our collective attention span is indeed narrowing. It is also not only limited to social media but across various…

#PUBG Mobile: The game shall go offline tomorrow for new version

New Delhi: The new update for PUBG mobile news has been confirmed by the maintenance notice and the game shall…

Preschoolers not good at resisting large portion of food, says study

Washington: A recent study has revealed that preschoolers may not be good at refusing a large portion of food and…

People with a sense of oneness tend to experience greater life satisfaction

Washington: People who believe in the idea that everything in the world is connected and interdependent appear to have greater…

Toddler disables dad’s iPad for nearly half century

San Francisco: A Washington DC-based journalist was locked out of his iPad for nearly half a century after his three-year-old…

Pakistani actors turned rappers to promote peace between two nations

KARACHI: A rap video titled ‘Humsaye Maa Jaye’ by veteran Pakistan actors calling for peace and harmony between the two…

Poverty leaves a mark on nearly 10% of genes in the genome, says study

Washington: A new study has found that poverty leaves a mark on nearly 10 percent of the genes in the…

Reflective roofs provide protection against heatwave, finds a study

Washington: A new modelling study has found that merely changing the reflectivity of roofs can reduce overheating of cities and…

Surroundings have an impact on human well-being

Washington: Human well-being across the developing world can be improved if they live near a protected area, says news research.…

From infancy to young adulthood, learners absorb around 12.5 million bits of information about language

Washington: Learning one’s own native language may seem easy. However, a recent study has revealed that language acquisition between birth…

Want to boost your energy this summer? Try these nutritious foods

New Delhi: As the spine-chilling winter has made its way out, it's time to prepare ourselves to combat the scorching…

Is your ‘Big Mac Burger’ out of this world?

Washington: What if a frozen McD’s Big Mac burger lands in your garden? This happened with the members of the…