Tag: Research

How much would you take to quit Facebook for a year?

A recent study found that college students demanded an average of $2,076 to quit Facebook for a year. Auctions were…

Sitharaman pulls up DRDO, asks it to focus more on research and development

New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday pulled up the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and asked it…

Know how anti-malaria drugs help in treating cancer

Washington D.C.: According to previous researches, anti-malaria drugs known as chloroquines were repurposed to treat cancer for decades, but until…

Waste not: South Africa makes world’s first human urine brick

Cape Town: One day, when nature calls, your urine could be put to better use than to be flushed down…

Nationalism a driving force behind fake news in India: BBC research

A research conducted by BBC has revealed that a rising tide of nationalism in India is driving ordinary citizens to…

Losing the first baby tooth can lead to a positive experience

Washington: Scared, ashamed, happy or proud - how do children feel when they lose their first baby tooth? An interdisciplinary…

Dementia may arise from non-inherited DNA errors

New Delhi: According to a new research, only a small proportion of dementia cases are thought to be inherited, the…

This common drug may cause liver failure

Washington: Turns out, acetaminophen, a common pain reliever, is the leading cause of acute liver failure. In the liver, acetaminophen…

Elevated BP is linked to aortic valve disease

Washington: Turns out, people with a long-term problem of blood pressure has an increased risk of aortic valve disease (AVD)…

Research indicates Indian consumers confident that AI will make lives easier

Bengaluru: Salesforce, the customer success platform and world's number one Customer Relationship Management (CRM) company has unveiled its findings from…

Hand dryers spread 5X more germs than paper towels: Research

According to the latest finding germ counts around jet air dryers were many times higher than they were in the…

Your genetic profile decides severity of asthma symptoms

Washington: Turns out, asthma patients with a specific genetic profile exhibit more intense symptoms of asthma following exposure to vehicular…

Researchers introduce 1st ever 4D printing for ceramics

Washington: While the world is still trying to digest the concept of 3D printing, researchers have developed the world's first-ever…

Women more likely to die of heart attack if doctor is male: study

Tampa: Women suffering heart attacks in hospital emergency rooms in the United States are more likely to die if their…

Computational methods may help to track spread of cancer

Washington: Migration of cells from one part of the body to another can lead to cancer and can increase deaths…

No need for high-dose vitamin D in infants: study

Tampa: Tripling the dose of vitamin D supplementation for babies does not make their bones any stronger by age two,…

Why suicide attempts are more in adolescents?

Washington: According to a recent study, the number of suicide attempts in youth has doubled since 2008. The research looked…

Govt should promote research, innovation in education: President Kovind

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said that the government has a responsibility to promote and support research…

900-year long droughts in Himalayas wiped out Indus valley Civilization says study

Kharagpur: The famous Indus Valley Civilization stretching across India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, was reportedly wiped out by nature‚Äôs fury says research…

Depression, not for the ‘weak-hearted’

Washington : Depression negatively impacts patients with cardiovascular disease, finds a study. About one-fifth of cardiovascular disease patients suffer from…