DUHS’s young scientists win laurels at EBSA annual meeting

Young Scientists of Department of Molecular Pathology, Dow University of Health Sciences attended the “18th annual meeting of the European Bio-safety Association (EBSA) “Orchestrating...

Facebook: Slight Rise in Government Data Requests

Facebook Inc. recorded a slight increase in government requests for account data in the second half of 2014, according to its Global Government Requests...

Apple Unveils New Smartwatch, Other Items

SAN FRANCISCO— CEO Tim Cook unveiled the much anticipated Apple Watch Monday at Apple's big news event in San Francisco.The Apple Watch includes health, news...

Report: Apple Orders 5-6 Million Watches

Apple Inc has asked its Asian suppliers to make 5-6 million units of its three Apple Watch models for the first-quarter, the Wall Street...

Obama Cybersecurity Efforts Stir Privacy Debate

WASHINGTON— U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order Friday aimed at encouraging companies and organizations to share more information about cybersecurity threats with the...

Climate Change Likely to Displace Millions

GENEVA— Environmental advocates warn of a looming migration crisis as a result of climate change. They are urging negotiators drafting a climate change agreement to...

Study Suggests Social Media Use May Decrease Stress

WASHINGTON— A new study suggests that frequent users of social media experience no greater stress in their lives than non-users and some groups may benefit...

Students` active engagement in music classes can lead to language development

Washington : A new study has revealed that youngsters who sit actively in a music class show greater gains in speech processing and reading....

Parents using gifts to motivate kids may raise materialistic adults

Washington : A new study has revealed that certain parenting tactics can lead to materialistic attitudes in adulthood. The study from the University of...

People tend to focus on positives and downplay negatives when pursuing goals

Washington : A new research has revealed that people give more weight to progress than setbacks when pursuing goals. The University of Colorado Boulder-led...

Whales make `tick-tock` noises while hunting together in deep oceans at night

Washington : A new research has revealed that humpback whales make “tick-tock” noises while hunting together at night in deep, pitch-black water, but are...

How brain deciphers what smells good or bad

London : A new study provided a deeper insight into how the brain can distinguish between good and bad smells. Scientists from the BMBF...

Caveman `Paleo diet` likely differed substantially over time, space

Washington : A new study has revealed that the “Paleolithic diet, or caveman diet,” a weight-loss craze in which people follow the diet of...

Ancestors` agricultural decisions can hold key to food security in future

Washington : A new study has given new insights into the origins of agriculture that can help shape the future of food. Scientists from...

How birds localize sound sources sans external ears

London : A new research has discovered how birds localize sound sources without external ears. The outer ears of mammals play an important function...

Launch of US Spacecraft Delayed

Thursday's scheduled launch of a new spacecraft intended to take U.S. astronauts back to the moon and beyond has been delayed for at least...

Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could wipe out humanity

London : Stephen Hawking has revealed that efforts to create thinking machines pose a threat to our very existence. The theoretical physicist told the...

Intermittent fasting can help cure obesity

Washington : A new study has revealed that restricting access to food to 8-12 hours rather than allowing constant access to food may help...

Birds choose mates through `sense of smell`

London : A new study has revealed that birds might choose their mating partners through odor. The researchers from Konrad Lorenz Institute of Ethology...

Human eye can sense `invisible` infrared light

Washington  : A new study has revealed that under certain conditions, it is possible for human eyes to detect the “invisible” infrared light The...