Spending hours on an iPad? It could be the reason why you're addicted to coffee
Teens spending more time using gadgets are more likely to binge on sugary drinks.
Indian-origin White House deputy spokesman Raj Shah quits Trump administration
Shah, 34, White House deputy spokesman and a former researcher...
Smallpox may have emerged in more recent times
Toronto, Dec 9 (IANS) Smallpox, a pathogen that caused millions of deaths worldwide, may not be an ancient disease but a much more modern killer that went on to become the first human disease eradicated b...
A new study claims Milky Way has a mass of 700 billion Suns
A galaxy includes not only stars, planets, and other material, but also dark matter, a mysterious form of matter that is not yet detected in the lab.
Indian-American Rajendra Singh named White House's Solar Champions of Change
The White House said these individuals are driving policy changes at the local level to expand energy choices for Americans, grow jobs, and add new clean energy to the grid.
India keen to acquire coal, iron ore mines in Canada
India has evinced interest in acquisition of coking coal and iron ore assets in Canada for sustained growth of its steel industry.
Steel Ministry delegation visits Canada to seek coal and iron ore supplies
A high level delegation led by steel minister Beni Prasad Verma is on a week-long tour to Canada with an objective to seek supplies of coking coal and iron, two critical raw material inputs for the steel industry.
Khushwant Singh, who was your columnist's beloved first boss, says he is coming on to 98 years and is still earning more than he did in his younger days! He goes on to ruminate on the secret of his longevity. Earlier, he had written that longevity was in one's genes: children of long-lived parents are likely to live longer than those born of short-lived ones. Both his parents were nonagenarians. Yet, only two out of their five children remain. Nevertheless, Khushwant still believes that gene is the most important factor in determining one's life-span.
Just in time for the new year: On Dec 28, 2I Borisov comet will come the closest it has ever been to Earth
The interstellar comet is expected reach a peak brightness of about magnitude 15 around December 20.
Cap your daily salt intake at 2.5 teaspoons to keep heart safe
Any health risk of sodium is eliminated by adding fruits, vegetables, dairy foods, and other potassium-rich foods to your diet.
Ancient mummy's DNA reveals Hepatitis B existed since centuries
Toronto, Jan 5 (IANS) The DNA analysis of the remains of a 16th century mummy has confirmed that the complex Hepatitis B virus (HBV) has existed in humans for centuries, researchers say.
Are you addicted to the internet? It might cause depression & anxiety
The unstoppable rise of the internet has given rise to fears that people are becoming unable to cope without regularly going online.
Did you know that your vision actually keeps developing till your early 40s?
The brain's vision-processing centre was previously thought to mature and stabilise in the first few years of life.
Depression can now be curbed with regular intake of probiotics
Consumption of probiotics can improve both gut symptoms and psychological issues, says a new study.
Childhood brain tumour survivor's high body fat ups stroke risk
Toronto, March 25 (IANS) Survivors of childhood brain tumours have more body fat, increasing their risk of stroke, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and early death, research has shown.
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