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A coronavirus epidemic hit 20,000 years ago, new study finds

June 29, 2021 10:41 am

Over generations, viruses drive enormous amounts of change in the human genome. A mutation that protects against a viral infection may well mean the difference between life and death, and it will be passed down to offspring.

New alien species invasions rising globally: Study

February 06, 2018 9:40 pm

Scientists have found that species that are alien to certain region are at increased risk of harm if they migrate.

First evidence of glassmaking in sub-Saharan Africa discovered

January 22, 2018 8:47 pm

An excavation in Nigeria, a part of sub-Saharan Africa, has found evidence of the earliest glass manufacturing.

Toddlers who sleep less have higher obesity risk

March 27, 2014 7:57 pm

Young children who sleep less and eat more are prone to obesity and related health problems later in life.

Math activates same brain region as great art or music

February 13, 2014 5:18 pm

The study was published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

HIV 'invisibility cloak' may lead to new AIDS treatment

November 07, 2013 3:10 pm

Findings could lead to new treatments and help to improve existing therapies for HIV infection.

Irregular bedtimes tied to behavioural problems in kids

October 14, 2013 1:34 pm

Children who do not have a regular bedtime are more likely to suffer behavioural problems.

World’s first cultured beef burger shows promise,but lacks taste

August 06, 2013 1:13 am

Grown in-vitro from cattle stem cells at a cost of $332,000,the project was funded by Google co-Founder Sergey Brin

Parental divorce may later cause inflammatory heart disease and diabetes in children

July 13, 2013 2:51 pm

People who witness parental divorce are more likely to contract inflammatory diseases.

Sat navs can 'blind' drivers to the road: study

October 01, 2012 7:30 pm

Driving with a satellite navigation system can make drivers blind to pedestrians because trying to hold an image of the screen in mind makes people ignore what is in front of their eyes,according to a new study.