Everything you need to know about Kumaon University Nainital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Kumaon University Nainital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, June 19 (IANS) The amount of applause an audience gives after a performance is a "contagious" chain reaction where people are influenced by one another, and do not depend on the quality of the performance, a Swedish study has found.
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Astrophysicists from the Complutense University of Madrid have confirmed that Crantor, a large asteroid with a diameter of 70 km, has an orbit similar to that of Uranus and takes the same amount of time to orbit the Sun.
Washington, June 19 (IANS) US researchers announced they have successfully used the three-dimensional (3D) printing technique to print lithium-ion microbatteries the size of a grain of sand.
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Scientists have found that clapping is contagious, and applause length is influenced by the behaviour of members of the crowd.
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Consumers are more likely to pursue a goal when they set a high-low range goal instead of a single number goal, a new study has revealed.
Sydney, June 19 (IANS/EFE) A team of Australian scientists has identified 280 craters on the moon's surface using a combination of gravitational data and topographical images from satellites, media reports said.
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Local chemical signals released by fat cells in the mammary gland appear to provide a crucial link between exposure to unrelenting social stressors early in life, and the subsequent development of breast cancer, according to researchers from the University of Chicago.
Melbourne, June 19 (ANI): University of Toronto scientists have found pockets of water that had been sitting 2.4 kilometres underneath the Earth's surface for more than a billion years.
Kuala Lampur, June 18 (ANI): Unborn babies in the womb recognises and react to their mother's voice and also pay attention when mum's read a story, a new study has revealed.
New York, June 18 (ANI): Extroverts' brains process rewarding experiences differently than introverts, a new study has found.
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Exposing developing tissue to low levels of the plastic bisphenol A (BPA) is associated to a greater incidence of prostate cancer in tissue grown from human prostate stem cells.
London, June 18 (IANS) A US study has suggested expectant women drinking from plastic bottles could be increasing their unborn child's chances of developing cancer later in life.
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 18 (ANI): Postmenopausal women's verbal learning and memory improved after they were treated with testosterone gel, a new study has found.
London, June 17(ANI): Women having a higher risk of breast cancer could be benefited from being screened for the disease at a younger age, a new research has revealed.
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Malnutrition and prolonged indoor life resulted in wealthy and powerful Italian Medici family's children suffering from rickets, a new paleopathological study has revealed.
Melbourne, June 17 (ANI): Researchers have showed that a co-dependency on social media is a major cause of the condition foMO - fear of missing out.
Melbourne, June 17 (ANI): A new study has found that while teens with normal weight parents tended to be more fit, having physically active parents didn't affect teens' level of fitness.
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A new study by researchers at McGill University adds to a growing body of evidence that the nervous system and nerve-growth factor (NGF) play a major role in arthritis.
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A new study suggests that a promising brain-imaging technique has the potential to improve diagnoses for the millions of people suffering from Parkinson's disease.
Shanghai, June 16 (IANS) Hollywood director Oliver Stone won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the opening ceremony of the 16th Shanghai International Film Festival Saturday night.
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Adelaide have found that middle-aged women are more likely to suffer depression from a common medical problem that they find too embarrassing to talk about - urinary incontinence.
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the ocean the Titanic sailed through just over 100 years ago was very different from the one we swim in today.
Washington, June 15(ANI): Advanced mathematical modelling can be used in the fight against cancer, a new research has revealed.
Los Angeles, June 15 (IANS) Scientists have identified a key memory-enhancing molecule in mice that could pave the way for boosting cognitive functions in humans, says a study.
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Astrophysicists have detected a star of low luminosity, which within a matter of moments gave off a flare so strong that it became almost 15 times brighter.
Washington, June 14 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Liverpool have looked into how diving mammals, such as the sperm whale, have evolved to survive for long periods underwater without breathing.
Washington, June 14 (ANI): A Tel Aviv University research has developed a new peptide in her lab to protect and restore nerve cell communications.
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and a students' group from Osmania University have called for a Telangana shutdown Saturday to protest the arrests of hundreds of pro-Telangana activists across the region.
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 12 (ANI): A new study suggests that people who think they have perfect pitch may not be as in tune as they think.
Washington, June 12 (ANI): X-ray experiments allowed a team of scientists to recreate the plumage pattern of an extinct bird for the very first time.
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that medicinal plants found in Africa contain chemicals that may be able to stop the spread of cancer cells.
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.
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Shabana Azmi is the most academically qualified actress in India by far and now the veteran actress is all set to receive another doctorate, this time from the Simon Fraser University in Vancouver Wednesday.
Washington, June 11 (ANI): An injury to the head and not an arrow wound, may have killed Otzi the Iceman, the 5,300-year-old mummy found in the Italian Alps, a new paleoproteomic study suggests.
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.
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder has suggested that a chemical reaction between iron-containing minerals and water may produce enough hydrogen "food" to sustain microbial communities living in pores and cracks within the enormous volume of rock below the ocean floor and parts of the continents.
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.
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A special meeting of the Executive Council of Delhi University has approved changes in the syllabi and scheme of examinations for subjects like history, home science and sociology for the newly-introduced four-year undergraduate programmes.
Washington, June 8 (ANI): How many animals are able to discriminate between related and unrelated individuals has proven remarkably difficult to understand.
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Conservatives are more likely than liberals to identify mixed-race individuals as Black, according to a series of new studies.
Washington, June 07 (ANI): Commercial TV viewing in the home was found to be related to greater junk food consumption among children, according to a recent study by researchers at the University of Michigan.
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): Disapproving the Delhi University's four-year undergraduate programme, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday sought an explanation from the UGC and the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre on this issue.
London, June 6 (ANI): Scientists have developed an "invisibility" time cloak which is able to hide events in a continuous stream of light.
New York, June 6 (ANI): Emma Watson has revealed that she will be returning to Brown University this fall to complete her degree.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new study has found that the act of describing a feeling such as anger may have a significant impact on the body's physiological response to the situation that elicits the emotion.
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.
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) On day one of registration to Delhi University's four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP), over 42,000 admission forms were sold, a university official said Thursday.
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 5 (ANI): A new study has found that foster parents have a greater influence on the personalities of fostered offspring than the genes inherited from birth parents.
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): Ageing process seems to go hand-in-hand with an annoying increase in clumsiness -difficulties in dialing a phone, fumble with keys in a lock or knock over the occasional wine glass while reaching for a salt shaker.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden and Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have found that patients with type 2 diabetes have an altered gut microbiota.
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.
London, June 3 (ANI): A new study has shown that death rates from breast cancer can be slashed further by extending drug therapy for longer.
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Researchers have presented opposing viewpoints regarding the use of acupuncture for pain relief.
Washington, Jun. 2 (ANI): VolturnUS - the first floating turbine intended to make electricity from the ocean's winds - has been launched on the Penobscot River
Los Angeles, May 31 (IANS) New fathers may feel more attractive as compared to sleep-deprived new mothers, a research has revealed.
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Twitter is the most popular and reliable source for receiving and sharing new information about vaccines, a recent study has revealed.
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Scientists have found a way to target and destroy a key protein associated with the development of cervical and other cancers.
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Researchers at The Open University (OU) and The University of Manchester have found convincing evidence that Ancient Egyptians used meteorites to make symbolic accessories.
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A University of Alberta sociology researcher has revealed the demographic profile of people who are most likely to use cellphones behind the wheel.
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania have developed a new gene therapy to thwart a potential influenza pandemic in mice.
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): Women are more likely than men to opt out of giving a charitable donation, a group of economists including an Indian-origin student have found.
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Reductions in Arctic sea ice levels may influence patterns of atmospheric circulation both within and beyond the Arctic.
Washington, May 29 (ANI): It is not only your own innate taste, but also what you have been taught that decides if you like a work of art, according to an Australian-Norwegian research team.
London, May 29 (ANI): Facebook pages that encourage students to rate the performance of their partners in bed have been slammed by University campuses.
New York, May 28 (ANI): Emerging studies have found that prolonged sitting increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, slows metabolism and even shortens our lives.
Paris, May 28 (IANS/EFE) The "boulangerie", the bakery, is perhaps the only small business that has not suffered economic crisis in France, where there are more than 30,000 across the country, 3,000 of them in Paris.
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Researchers have identified mutations in several new genes that might be associated with the development of spontaneously occurring cases of the neurodegenerative disease known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.
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): Purified components of ginger may have properties that help asthma patients breathe more easily, a study from researchers at Columbia University have revealed.
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): HSBC's controversial 1.9 billion-dollar settlement deal with American authorities over money laundering charges, has been stalled after a row between the Department of Justice and the judge overseeing the case.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Rochester have found that a simple visual task can predict IQ
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 (IANS) Scientists have come up with a non-invasive and more effective way to detect oral cancer, says a study.
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.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): A new study has confirmed that a woman harried by hot flashes really has a hard time remembering things.
Washington, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Researchers in the US have captured rare images of the creation of a massive galaxy about 10 times the size of the Milky Way that was formed when two young galaxies collided 11 billion years ago, a study said.
Los Angeles, May 24 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria gladly flaunted a graduation gown after picking her Master's degree from the California State University.
Melbourne, May 23 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that higher the floor a person lives on, the greater will be their life expectancy.
New York, May 22 (ANI): American actor Dan Aykryod has confirmed that Bill Murray won't be reprising his signature role in 'Ghostbusters 3.'
Washington, May 22 (ANI): The decisions about where to live and how to get from home to work happen simultaneously, a research has suggested.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Phosphatidylserine - a natural food supplement produced from beef, oysters, and soy - improves the functioning of genes involved in degenerative brain disorders, including Parkinson's disease and Familial Dysautonomia (FD).
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.
New Dehi, May 21 (IANS) Designer Bal Chauhan will bring in style statement at the 'Escape' music festival by showcasing some of his creative designs under his label Bhootsavar.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): People who learn two languages at an early age seem to switch back and forth between separate "sound systems" for each language, according to new research.
Melbourne, May 21 (ANI): It's not watching too much television or playing computer games but spending too much time indoors that will ruin your child's eyes, according to a new study.
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.
London, May 20 (IANS) People who begin drinking alcohol during puberty are more likely to become addicts, a German study has said.
London, May 20 (ANI): Foreigners residing in London are set to outnumber Brits within 20 years, a new study has revealed.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study has found that optimal treatment of sleep apnea in patients with prediabetes improves blood sugar (glucose) levels, suggesting that it can reduce cardiometabolic risk.
London, May 20 (ANI): Scientists have said that the recent downturn in the rate of global warming will lead to lower temperature rises in the short-term.
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.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Tokyo are in the process of developing a technology to put the mobile phone on the palm of your hand.