Everything you need to know about Bharathidasan University: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Bharathidasan University: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Barbra Streisand has spoken about the Jewish religious practices that separate men and women.
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Foetal exposure to common environmental chemical bisphenol A (BPA) causes increased inflammation in fat tissues after birth, which can lead to obesity and metabolic syndrome, a new research has suggested.
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Teenage victims of cyberbullying are more likely to develop symptoms of depression, substance abuse and internet addiction, a new study has revealed.
Washington, June 15(ANI): Advanced mathematical modelling can be used in the fight against cancer, a new research has revealed.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): A team of astronomers from Taiwan, England, and Japan have used the Subaru Telescope to measure the distribution of dark matter in fifty galaxy clusters and found that its density gradually decreases from the center of these cosmic giants to their diffuse outskirts.
Wellington, June 13 (ANI): Kansas University is reportedly threatening to close a twitter account that is entirely dedicated to pictures of women showing off their bosoms while donning the university's tops.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Taking Vitamin C may substantially reduce bronchoconstriction caused by exercise, suggested a researcher from the University of Helsinki, Finland.
London, June 12 (ANI): Scientists have created an invisibility cloak just like the one depicted in the 'Harry Potter' movies.
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that scheduled exercise, regular meals and the periodic warming and cooling of joints could relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis in older people.
London, June 12 (ANI): Scientists from NYU have revealed that stress is the real culprit behind grey hairs.
Washington, June 12 (ANI): While the war against smoking in Hollywood movies has been largely won, Asian cinema represents the next major battleground for anti-smoking and anti-cancer groups.
Canberra, June 11 (IANS) Australia will deliver funds for new dementia research on the impact of Vitamin B12 levels, Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek and Minister for Mental Health and Ageing Mark Butler said Tuesday.
Sydney, June 11(ANI): Another name adding to global controversy of secret surveillance is the Australian intelligence services, which is believed to be using the same method of data collection without legal process like the Prism programme.
Washington, June 11 (ANI): One theory suggests that most of the matter in the universe may be made out of particles that possess an unusual, donut-shaped electromagnetic field called an anapole.
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A collaborative study between Lund University in Sweden and Stanford University has revealed that the rate of suicide among men is almost three times that of women.
London, June 10 (ANI): Researchers have tested an artificial pancreas that could one day improve lives of millions of people suffering from diabetes in a home environment for the first time.
Sydney, June 10 (ANI): A doctor has created a "miracle patch," which is sewn into the tongue and is apparently so painful that it makes eat solid food almost impossible.
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have uncovered how a protein called Arc regulates the activity of neurons-providing much-needed clues into the brain's ability to form long-lasting memories.
Washington, June 8 (ANI): How many animals are able to discriminate between related and unrelated individuals has proven remarkably difficult to understand.
London, June 8 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has ordered his top intelligence and national security officials to generate a list of potential overseas targets for cyber attacks which could offer US capabilities to advance its objectives around the world.
London, June 8 (ANI): NASA scientists have revealed that the Opportunity rover has made new discoveries about early water on Mars which may have been drinkable.
London, June 8 (ANI): Two British cyclists have set off yesterday for a 3,000 mile journey across the Sahara Desert to hand over a 1.89 pound bottle of water.
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new study has found more evidence that breastfeeding is good for the baby's brain.
London, June 6 (ANI): A unique study by Loughborough University (UK) has found a direct link between workplace stress and email use. The research by Professor Tom Jackson, Dr Gillian Ragsdell, and Laura Marulanda-Carter explored the physiological and psychological impact of email on employees.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): People with mild, subclinical depression rate the taste of high-fat and low-fat foods similarly when in a positive or negative mood, according to a new research.
London, June 6 (ANI): Scientists have developed an "invisibility" time cloak which is able to hide events in a continuous stream of light.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new study from the University of British Columbia has shed light on how people become obsessed with forbidden pleasures.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Oxford University psychologists suggest that a faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety.
A recent study headed by an Indian researcher has revealed that a 20-minute session of Hatha yoga can stimulate the speed and accuracy significantly on tests of working memory and inhibitory control, two measures of brain function related with the ability to maintain focus and take in, retain and use new information.
London, June 6 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Durham and Lancaster University has revealed that babies practice frowning in the womb so that they can show when they are unhappy after birth.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): The first case of a bone tumor of the ribs in a Neanderthal specimen reveals that at least one Neanderthal suffered a cancer that is common in modern-day humans, according to a new research.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A study led by an Indian researcher has found that a single, 20-minute session of Hatha yoga significantly improves speed and accuracy on tests of working memory and inhibitory control, two measures of brain function associated with the ability to maintain focus and take in, retain and use new information.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Researchers have found that the offspring of obese mothers may be spared health problems linked to obesity, while their own children then inherit them.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Drugs commonly used to treat Alzheimer's disease may have another benefit: preventing heart attacks and premature death, a new study has suggested.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A new study has investigated what instills fear in human beings.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A team of scientists has finally solved a 3.5 billion-year-old mystery showing that phosphorus - key element that produced life on Earth- was carried to Earth on meteorites.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A new research from McMaster University has suggested women can remember faces better than men, in part because they spend more time studying features without even knowing it.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A highly unusual dwarf star and its powerful flares, is being studied, which may hold clues to the likelihood of life on other planets as well as to the behavior of our Sun.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated a strong relationship between workplace daylight exposure and office workers' sleep, activity and quality of life.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Vegetarian diets have been linked with reductions in risk for several chronic diseases, including hypertension, but a new study has claimed that they are also associated with reduced death rates.
Sydney, June 3 (IANS) The Australia WWF Monday released an economic study proposing that Australia could increase its emissions reduction target from 5 to 25 percent by 2020 via the carbon price at very little cost to the economy.
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Cornell University researchers studying Australian social huntsman spiders have discovered that younger siblings thrive when raised in nests with older siblings.
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Before sending their kids outside to play most parents covered them with sunscreen to protect their skin from too much of the sun's UVA and UVB rays.
Washington, June 1 (ANI): Neil Armstrong claimed he said, "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind" when he took his first step on the Moon - but many listeners think he left out the "a."
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey received a Doctor of Laws degree from America's prestigious Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Thursday.
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A new research by psychologists at the University of Iowa has suggested that pigeons are capable of making highly intelligent choices, sometimes with problem-solving skills to match.
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Children who are bullied are likelier to self-harm in late adolescence, according to a new study.
London, May 27 (ANI): Newcastle University researchers have discovered a gene that is associated with a form of congenital heart disease found in newborns.
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Ethics professors do not engage in better moral behavior than other professors, and they are also no more likely than nonethicists to act according to values they espouse, according to researchers from the University of California, Riverside and Stetson University in Florida.
London, May 25 (IANS) The old saying that you can't teach an old dog new tricks may not hold true for everyone. As more and more research has suggested, we never lose the ability to learn like a child.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): The menace of 3-D printed guns has already spread far and it will be 'impossible' to stop the manufacturing of more guns, an intelligence bulletin has revealed.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Scientists have proved that the H7N9 influenza virus is efficiently transmitted when animals are in close contact-defined in the study as touching, coughing and the exchange of bodily fluids.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Lund University researchers have succeeded in preventing very early symptoms of Huntington's disease, depression and anxiety, by deactivating the mutated huntingtin protein in the brains of mice.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Are you nervous about job interview? You might want to take steps to reduce your jitters, especially if you are a man.
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to Himachal Pradesh from today.
Madrid, May 22 (ANI): A majority of elite athletes use drugs to achieve athletic success, improve performance or alternatively for financial gain, a new research has revealed.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to Himachal Pradesh from May 23 to 25.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Children exposed to secondhand smoke in early childhood are more likely to become physically aggressive and antisocial as adults, according to a new study.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A new study by investigators at the University of Michigan and Eli Lilly may reveal the "switch" that helps our brains to make the shift from current behaviours to new ones.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Video games that pit players against human-looking characters may be more likely to provoke violent thoughts and words than games where monstrous creatures are the enemy, a new study has found
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Southampton have shown that blind and visually impaired people have the potential to use echolocation, similar to that used by bats and dolphins, to determine the location of an object.
Moscow, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's federal government will pay out roughly $5,400 to Russian gold medallists at this summer's University Games in the Russian city of Kazan, according to a decree signed Tuesday by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): The old "practice makes perfect" adage may be overblown, a new study has argued.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Increasing the amount of time that elementary schoolchildren spent in gym class reduces the probability of obesity, a new study from Cornell University has found.
London, May 20 (ANI): Foreigners residing in London are set to outnumber Brits within 20 years, a new study has revealed.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A pediatrician has said that if infants don't spend time on their stomach, it will be much harder for them to push on their arms, which will not only delay rolling over but may also flatten the back portion of their skull.
Berlin, May 18 (ANI): Countries that have higher levels of corruption struggle to attract and retain skilled workers, the authors of a new study published in EMBO have reported.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A professor from Scotland has created a pizza that offers the correct balance of all the nutrients required through the day.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Colorful vegetables are often promoted as top nutrient sources, but leading nutrition scientists have revealed that potatoes and other white vegetables are just as important to a healthy diet as their colorful cousins in the produce aisle.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): The evolution of the complex, weight-bearing hips of walking animals from the basic hips of fish was a much simpler process than previously thought, according to a new research.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A recent research at the University of Missouri has discovered that an individual can indeed successfully try to be happier, especially when cheery music aids the process.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): The cost to manufacture, install and maintain solar panels is so high that most people and businesses cannot afford to place them on their rooftops.
Tokyo, May 11 (ANI): A crab-eating monkey, also known as a long-tail monkey in Japan, has successfully given birth after having its uterus removed and reimplanted.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): A biologist and a team of researchers from George Washington University have created the first large-scale evolutionary family tree for every snake and lizard around the globe.
London, May 8 (ANI): Plants appear to help each other grow with soothing microscopic sounds, a new study has found.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): The cure for gray hair is coming - thanks to a team of European researchers.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study with a troop of zoo baboons and lots of peanuts shows that the ability to understand numbers is shared by man and his primate cousins.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have demonstrated that grapes are able to reduce heart failure associated with chronic high blood pressure (hypertension) by increasing the activity of several genes responsible for antioxidant defense in the heart tissue.
Sydney, May 3 (ANI): Mega billionaire Berkshire Hathaway chief executive Warren Buffet has joined Twitter and gathered more than 1000 followers a minute.
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Actor Kelsey Grammer will reportedly play villain in the next and fourth installment of the "Transformers" movie franchise.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): An Indian origin researcher and his colleagues at the University of Missouri have found a unique connection between binge drinking and the risk for developing alcoholic liver disease and a variety of other health problems.
Singapore, May 1 (IANS) One of Singapore's largest public universities has rejected an appeal by an Indian-origin associate professor of journalism for tenure, triggering a row.
London, May 1(ANI): A new research has revealed how Saturn keeps itself looking young and hot.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) There is a need to introduce mental health programmes and improve the existing ones in schools so that behavioural and other mental problems can be kept at bay among children, experts said Tuesday.
Washington, Apr. 30 (ANI): Kids hear more complex language from parents when they read a storybook with only pictures as compared to a picture-vocabulary book, a new research has claimed.
Beijing, Apr. 30 (Xinhua-ANI): Mothers who eat junk food while pregnant have already programmed their babies to be addicted to a high fat, high sugar diet by the time they are weaned, a recent Australian research found on Tuesday.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Harvard researchers have discovered a hormone that holds promise for a dramatically more effective treatment of type 2 diabetes, a metabolic illness afflicting millions of people.
Washington, Apr. 26 (ANI): Children who are exposed to negative parenting, including abuse, neglect and even overprotection, are at higher risk of experiencing bullying by their peers, a research has claimed.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Bonn have decoded a "toggle switch" in mice, which can significantly stimulate fat burning and help combat obesity.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Eating grapes can help reduce the buildup of fat and can protect against cardiovascular disease, a new study suggests.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Three new studies have contributed to the growing body of evidence for the health benefits of added fibres in the diet.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Neuroscientists have described for the first time in exhaustive detail the underlying neurobiology of an amnesiac who suffered from profound memory loss after damage to key portions of his brain.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A team from the University of Exeter, with support from Shell, has developed a method to make bacteria produce diesel on demand.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): An equation designed by two Spanish scientists can provide a highly accurate estimate of an individual's speed based on stride length.
London, April 22 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have discovered that when we embark on a targeted search, various visual and non-visual regions of the brain mobilize to track down a person, animal or thing.
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Biologists at the University of Luxembourg, Tampere University of Technology and the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle, USA, have created the biggest family tree of human cell types.
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Fishes account for over half of vertebrate species but knowledge about relationships among its various types is still unknown.
London, April 20 (IANS) A glittering career in the public eye may come at the cost of a shorter life, according to an analysis of newspaper obituaries.
Sydney, Apr. 19 (ANI): A students' guild of an Australian University has apologized for racist jokes published in its satirical PROSH newspaper.
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Researchers examining fossil eggs have found that a small, bird-like North American dinosaur incubated its eggs in a similar way to brooding birds - bolstering the evolutionary link between birds and dinosaurs.