Everything you need to know about University Po: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about University Po: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
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 25 (ANI): Researchers at Michigan State University including an Indian professor were able to quickly identify one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects from law enforcement video, using the latest in automatic facial recognition technology.
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): University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers have developed a cradle and app for the iPhone that uses the phone's built-in camera and processing power as a biosensor to detect toxins, proteins, bacteria, viruses and other molecules.
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 (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.
Melbourne, May 23 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that higher the floor a person lives on, the greater will be their life expectancy.
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Scientists have engineered nanoparticles derived from grapefruit lipids that could be used to deliver anti-cancer and other drugs to tumour cells, says a study.
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.
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): Sometimes the better part of wisdom is to know when to quit in a new business, a new study has concluded.
London, May 20 (IANS) People who begin drinking alcohol during puberty are more likely to become addicts, a German study has said.
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 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.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Fewer than 50 percent of primary school-aged boys and fewer than 28 percent of girls meet the minimum levels of physical activity required to maintain health.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): NASA's senior Mars rover Opportunity is investigating a rock intensely altered by water.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): A new research has suggested that reproductive function of women may be tied to their immune status.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers from Qinghai University, BGI, and other institutes have provided evidence that some genetic factors may be associated with the Tibetan antelope's adaption to harsh highland environments.
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 17 (ANI): A team of scientists in China has produced the lightest material ever made.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A new device proposed by scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno and Stanford University that would detect elusive gravity waves from the other end of the cosmos, may open a new window into the nature of the universe.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Our brains are wired to make music-color connections depending on how the melodies make us feel, according to a new research from the University of California, Berkeley.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A team of scientists from UK and Canada has discovered ancient pockets of water, which have been isolated deep underground for billions of years and contain abundant chemicals known to support life.
New York, May 16 (ANI): Men holding guitars appear more attractive to women, a new study has revealed.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A new study into the incubation behavior of modern birds has shed new light on the type of parental care carried out by their long extinct ancestors -Theropods, a group of carnivorous dinosaurs from which birds descended.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): The first global topographic map of Saturn's largest moon Titan has been created, giving researchers a valuable tool for learning more about one of the most Earth-like and interesting worlds in the solar system.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Many of the biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease that could potentially predict which patients will develop the disorder later in life have already been identified.
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 15 (ANI): in an effort to combat cyber attacks, North Carolina State University researchers have developed a software algorithm to detect and isolate cyber-attacks on networked control systems that play an important role in coordinating transportation, power and other infrastructure across the United States.
Lumami, May 15 (ANI): Asserting that innovation is the key to progress and prosperity, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday called upon the faculty and students of the Nagaland University to search, spread, sense and celebrate innovations in the region.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A new University of Missouri study has found that testosterone levels during group competition are modulated depending on the relationships among the competitors and may be related to the formation of alliances in warfare.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Danish chemists have introduced a novel dye that they say have the potential to outperform all fluorescent dyes currently used in imaging technology.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A drug currently being used to treat leukemia has been found to help halt the production of toxic proteins in the brains of mice.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): In order to stay connected and bond better, one in three mothers is being 'friends' with their children on Facebook.
New York, May 10 (ANI): A football player from Columbia University has reportedly been charged for threatening and insulting a fellow student with racial slurs.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Researchers have made a significant first step with newly engineered biomaterials for cell transplantation that could help lead to a possible cure for Type 1 diabetes.
Amid the much hue and cry about the issue of propose four year bachelors degree courses in Delhi University, Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor has said that there should be no political interference in the decisions of a university
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Swedish and Spanish engineers have created a system of sensors that detects fruit odours more effectively than the human sense of smell.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): The idea of superintelligent machines may sound like the plot of a sci-fi movie, but many experts say that the idea isn't far-fetched.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Scientists have found that the phenolic compounds found in champagne can improve spatial memory.
London, May 8 (ANI): Plants appear to help each other grow with soothing microscopic sounds, a new study has found.
The hague, May 7 IANS) International Monetary Fund's managing director Christine Lagarde's meeting with Dutch students was interrupted on Tuesday by chanting protestors who were discontent with the IMF's policies to resolve the eurozone debt crisis.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday said the Parliament should be consulted before taking a decision to introduce a four-year graduation course in Delhi University (DU).
London, May 6 (ANI): Natural emissions and manmade pollutants can both have an unexpected cooling effect on the world's climate by making clouds brighter, University of Manchester scientists have revealed.
London, May 5 (IANS) Connoisseurs have long advocated its benefits -- and now a new British study has suggested that three glasses of bubbly a week can help improve memory.
London, May 5 (IANS) A study has suggested writing a 'happy list' before the start of each working day can help stressed-out workers improve their problem-solving skills.
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Scientists have long thought that early land vertebrates developed legs for moving around on land well before their feeding systems and dietary habits changed enough to let them eat a land-based diet, but no strong evidence has been found yet to prove it.
Melbourne, May 5 (ANI): Despite big challenges, man could be sent on a mission to Mars over the next 20 years, NASA and private sector experts have said.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Some people don't use Facebook, even when there are a billion active accounts worldwide.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new mouse model, which answers the question of what actually happens in the body when type 2 diabetes develops and how the body responds to the medication.
Rio de Janeiro, May 4 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian state-controlled energy giant Petrobras, whose production mostly comes from deep-water fields, will step up its search for onshore natural gas reserves in the coming years, CEO Maria das Graças Foster said Friday.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister M.M. Pallam Raju has said the Delhi University is going to start a four-year graduation course from the coming academic session.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Humans have two different kinds of brown fat cells and not one kind as previously thought, according to researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Sydney, May 3 (ANI): Mega billionaire Berkshire Hathaway chief executive Warren Buffet has joined Twitter and gathered more than 1000 followers a minute.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Affirming personal values may give problem-solving skills a boost in times of stress, according to a new study.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): The fossil specimen of an ape skeleton, which was unearthed in Spain in 2002, has been assigned to a new genus and species, Pierolapithecus catalaunicus.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Nearly half of Republicans have said 'an armed revolution in order to protect liberties might be necessary in the next few years,' a new poll has found.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): In a new study, an experimental drug has shown promise in treating influenza, preventing lung injury and death from the virus in preclinical studies.
Boston, May 1 (IANS) Two weeks after the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing, two classmates of the dead suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and a third person have been arrested and face federal charges.
London, May 1 (ANI): A simple once-a-day jab could be a lifeline for many diabetes patients, which will not only help control their condition but also fight obesity.
Washington, May 1(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 research from the University of Adelaide has suggested.
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.
Washington, May 1(ANI): A team of researchers has made a breakthrough in the process of developing quantum computers.
Vishakapatnam, May 1 (ANI): Andhra University organized an environment awareness campaign here on Tuesday with the aim of educating people about the need to conserve scarce natural resources.
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): According to a business study, companies with employees located around the globe can allay their isolation by taking a relationship-based approach in the form of a 'leader-member exchange'.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Eating foods that contain omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish, chicken and salad dressing and avoiding saturated fats, meat and dairy foods may be linked to preserving memory and thinking abilities, the largest study to date has found.
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): A US woman who was charged of killing her roommate has claimed that she is "proud" of a string of one-night stands she had as a student and admitted that marijuana was her "vice".
Washington, April 29 (ANI): One sinus expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) said despite a late spring, the summer allergy season will be strong.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): As temperatures warm, plants release gases that help form clouds and cool the atmosphere, according to a new research.
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): Amanda Knox, the American student who had been convicted and then cleared of killing her British room-mate Meredith Kercher, has said that the freedom that she's most grateful for has helped reclaimed her identity that she's not a murderer.
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): The more past romantic relationships a person has, the more interests they list in their Facebook profiles, a new study has revealed.
Washington, April 28 (ANI): The secret to strengthening your immune system's ability to fight off illness might be right under your nose-or rather, in it, according to a University of Saskatchewan researcher.
Washington, Apr. 27 (ANI): When resources are in short supply for fish, personality traits like aggression can be more important than strength when it comes to survival, a new study has revealed.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): An international team of scientists led by the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB), the CIBERER and the University of Wurzburg (Germany) has discovered a gene that can cause three totally different diseases, depending on how it is altered.
Consuming two or more cups of coffee on daily basis could decrease the risk of breast cancer recurring in women taking the drug Tamoxifen, a study at Lund University in Sweden has suggested.
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.
London, April 26 (IANS) Researchers have now found why we often feel such a strong urge to glance at our handset: checking your mobile is contagious.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Viewing sexually explicit material through media such as the Internet, videos, and magazines may be directly linked with the sexual behaviour of adolescents and young adults, but only to a very small extent, a new study has concluded.
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Humpback whales pass on hunting techniques to each other just like humans do, a new study has revealed.
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 26 (ANI): Drinking two or more cups of coffee daily could decrease the risk of breast cancer recurring in patients taking the widely used drug Tamoxifen, a study at Lund University in Sweden has suggested.
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Brown University will award Hollywood star Ben Affleck an honorary doctorate May 26.
London, April 25 (ANI): Marriages last longer and couples are happier when husbands help with housework and childcare, a new research has revealed.
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Bergen have detected a burst of high-energy radiation known as "dark lightning" immediately preceding a flash of ordinary lightning.
Washington, April 25 (ANI): A new study suggests clenching your right hand may help form a stronger memory of an event or action, and clenching your left may help you recollect the memory later.
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Duisburg Essen in Germany have found that humans have similar brain function when shown images of affection and violence being inflicted on robots and humans.
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.
Moscow, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian city Kazan is to host the 2014 European Badminton Championships.
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): Three new studies have explored the health benefits of consumption of tree nuts (almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts).
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, April 22 (ANI): In a study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, human embryonic stem cells have for the first time been transformed into nerve cells that helped mice regain the ability to learn and remember.
Washington, April 22 (ANI): A new study has found that berries seem to promote autophagy, the brain's natural housekeeping mechanism, thereby reducing the toxic accumulation.