Sleep makes it easier to retrieve nuggets of information and makes our memories more accessible. (Source: Thinkstock Images)
July 27, 2015 1:04 pm

Have you been sleeping enough? A new study claims that required amount of shut eye not only protects memories from being forgotten, it also makes it more accessible.

A metabolic imbalance caused by radiation from your wireless devices could be the link to a number of health risks, such as various neurodegenerative diseases and cancer, the study suggested. (Source: Thinkstock Images)
July 27, 2015 12:51 pm

Your fears are not completely unfounded. Mobile phones can actually cause cancer, says a study.

The idea was to get single people to meet each other using similar tastes and lifestyle in real life, just as they do on TrulyMadly app. (Source: Thinkstock Images)
July 27, 2015 12:50 pm

With an aim to bridge the gap between virtual life and reality, a dating app TrulyMadly created a musical pitch through 'Unsingle Mixers' here to bring people closer as part of their Unsingle campaign.

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July 27, 2015 12:34 pm

People give up on so many goals and dreams just because someone else talked negatively about them or their passions.

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July 26, 2015 1:00 am

The city that gets deluged by the monsoon also loves its showers.

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July 27, 2015 3:17 pm

The e-commerce sector in India is going through an unprecedented surge. Yet, the number of women who are part of this growth story is strikingly few. What holds them back and how has it changed the lives of the few who have broken through

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July 26, 2015 1:00 am

Many babies across the animal kingdom think nothing of slaughtering their siblings in ways a psychotic chain-saw serial killer would envy.

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July 26, 2015 1:00 am

Gaurabai, 40, a construction worker opens up about moving from Chhatarpur to Delhi.

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July 26, 2015 1:00 am

The Ahmedabadi wants to be a Mumbaikar and the Mumbaikar wants to be the Londoner.

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July 24, 2015 7:13 pm

Menstrual cup is an eco-friendly substitute to sanitary napkins.

Knee pain in older adults, often caused by osteoarthritis, usually means more visits to the doctor and also can be a harbinger of disability. (Source: Thinkstock Images)
July 24, 2015 4:40 pm

Regular exercise and a healthy diet may reduce the risk of knee pain in overweight adults with Type 2 diabetes, says a new study.

People who like their bosses and their work environment get as much pleasure from weekdays as they do from weekends. (Source: Thinkstock Images).
July 24, 2015 4:18 pm

Do you love your job and find your boss friendly too? Chances are you may actually be hating the weekend time with family or friends.

In a survey of a diverse group of almost 250 young, low-income, inner-city pregnant and postpartum women in the US, researchers found that more than 90 per cent used smartphones or regular cellphones to give and get information. (Source: pregnancyandmedicine.org)
July 23, 2015 4:15 pm

Cellphone use has the potential to improve the health of low-income, urban women at risk for diabetes and other diseases during their childbearing years, a new study has found.

Brain of babies' are  responsible for visual processing respond not just to the presence of visual stimuli, but also to the mere expectation of visual stimuli.
July 22, 2015 6:00 pm

In a new study, researchers have found that infants can shape their brains using their expectations about the world.

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July 22, 2015 2:11 pm

All those leftover pizza crusts they snatch from their kids' plates add up, said researchers from Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.

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July 22, 2015 1:21 pm

George celebrates his second birthday on Wednesday and while he's just a toddler, he's already made an impression as a doting elder brother, a magnet to cameras and even a budding fashion trendsetter.

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July 21, 2015 7:40 pm

While a wagging tail may represent a happy dog, it can also mean anxiety, irritation or aggressiveness.

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July 21, 2015 1:32 pm

This year too, Mud Rush is organising another adrenaline-packed 5-km obstacle race alongside the scenic Dudhani Lake in Silvassa.

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July 20, 2015 7:02 pm

Scientists in the US claim to have found a sixth flavour -- the taste of fat -- and they believe the new taste could hold the key to tackling obesity.

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July 20, 2015 1:52 pm

Thousands of books have been written about the importance of goal-setting, but only a few of them outline and explain the goal-setting process.

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July 19, 2015 1:01 am

Artist Krishen Khanna on turning 90, why 1947 recurs in his work and buying a Husain for Rs 50.

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July 19, 2015 1:00 am

How does one decide when to let go?

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July 19, 2015 1:00 am

All major decisions of the pack — when to hunt, when to move, when to rest and so on are taken by the missus — she runs the show.

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July 19, 2015 1:00 am

A range of unconventional venues is testing a band of playwrights and actors in Delhi who want to break the mould.

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July 19, 2015 1:00 am

In his lifetime, the poet Dushyant Kumar brought the Hindi ghazal to the fore. Years after his death, his verse inspires a Bollywood lyricist to compose a song about the magic of first love.

The findings added to the growing understanding of how long-term experience with a particular skill in this case management of two languages can sharpen the brain
July 17, 2015 3:37 pm

A new study suggests people who speak two languages have more gray matter in the executive control region of the brain.

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July 15, 2015 3:27 pm

The official announcement was made at the capital city of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, by the State Minister for Culture, KC Joseph.

Swearing at the office could affect your career.
July 14, 2015 1:19 pm

Even polished professionals lose their cool on occasion, but the next time you feel a blue streak coming on, consider these tips on the long-term effects of swearing.

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July 14, 2015 1:55 pm

Mona Doctor-Pingel and her partner architect Poppo Pingel believe there is only one way to build – for the five senses.

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July 13, 2015 1:42 pm

People who are interested in mastering the art of public speaking can adopt the following traits.

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July 12, 2015 1:01 am

Rohan Khadse and his partner, Vishal Rao feel the effects of US Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage may trickle down to India someday.

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July 12, 2015 1:00 am

A blue whale that lost its way. Villagers who did everything they could to save their devmasa. The story of a heroic struggle on a beach near Mumbai.

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July 12, 2015 1:00 am

Vinod Kumar, 18, a caretaker at an Arya Samaj Mandir, New Delhi on moving from his village Kheri Gaun to Delhi.

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July 11, 2015 7:32 pm

Researchers have found that those who suffer defeat or are in negative emotional states tend to crave sweets more than those in a positive frame of mind.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE: Consumers can now get what they are looking for at one place customised to suit their style and budget. (Source: Thinkstock Images)
July 11, 2015 7:15 am

With new sites exclusively dedicated to different target groups, the consumers are getting plenty of choices to select exactly what they want.

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July 9, 2015 5:03 pm

You can keep the following tricks in mind when travelling with your dog to help them experience fewer nauseating moments.