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Friday, June 05, 2020



Third-hand smoke can damage one's respiratory system: Study

July 01, 2019 1:32 pm

Third-hand smoke results when the exhaled smoke and smoke emanating from the burning cigarettes settle on surfaces like clothing, hair and furniture.

Gene therapy was hailed as a revolution, then came the bill

April 07, 2019 7:41 pm

Dozens of revolutionary gene therapies bringing the power to eliminate lethal childhood diseases, rare blood disorders and other severe illnesses are on their way but no one knows how much to charge for them.

Genes may contribute to marital satisfaction: Study

March 13, 2019 12:55 pm

After detailed analysis it was found that "when at least one of the partners in a couple carried a particular version of the oxytocin-related gene, both partners reported greater marital security and satisfaction."

Genes have over 60% influence on academic success: Study

September 08, 2018 4:36 pm

For the study, published in npj Science of Learning, the team analysed test scores from primary through the end of compulsory education of more than 6,000 pairs of twins.

Certain genes related to mood, stress can impact longevity

May 25, 2016 7:04 pm

A series of genes involved in mood and stress disorders could have an impact on the longevity. Researchers suggest these genes are targets for therapeutic interventions.

Whether you are happy or depressed also depends on your genes

April 22, 2016 4:49 pm

A team of researchers have found genetic variants associated with our feelings of well-being, depression and neuroticism.

Nature versus nurture: Do genes control anti-social behaviour and intolerance?

March 02, 2016 12:25 pm

Through genes, one inherits vulnerability factor. Environmental factors in conjunction with the vulnerability can influence behaviour.

These 30 genes hold the clue to a longer, healthier life

December 02, 2015 7:49 pm

Researcher confident that findings of anti-ageing research conducted on worms, fish and mice apply to humans too.

In their Genes

October 19, 2015 12:10 am

Hemant Sagar on Lecoanet Hemant’s pret line and designing clothes for New India.

Genes link criminality and intelligence

December 02, 2014 5:25 pm

Sons whose fathers have criminal records tend to have lower intelligence than sons whose fathers have no criminal history.