males and females

Exposure to chemical fosters anxiety


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) early in life tends to foster anxiety by altering gene expression in a brain area which detects and respond ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Male fireflies seduce females with sperm package


July 9th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Male fireflies that try to attract mates with a flash of light also seduce the females with a gift -- a spermatophore package or a capsule ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Drunk British students cause havoc on boat trip


April 9th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) A group of university students from Manchester have been accused of stripping after becoming drunk, smashing glasses and overturning tables on a ferry trip to France.Undergraduates ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kerala biodiversity body stops export of rare goat breed


January 29th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 (IANS) The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) recently helped the cause of biodiversity by stopping the export of a rare native goat breed to Australia, which may ... Read more...

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Men and women are very different in personality traits


January 5th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Women show greater sensitivity, warmth and apprehension than men, while emotional stability, dominance, rule-consciousness and vigilance are the domain of males, says a study, indicating that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Saudi law allows only women clerks in lingerie shops


January 5th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Jan 5 (IANS/AKI) Saudi Arabia has passed a new law that would allow only women salesclerks in lingerie shops.Wednesday was the final day for cosmetic and intimate clothing stores ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Large intestine bugs play spoilsport in slimming


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Bugs in our large intestine may be slowing down the activity of brown or 'good fat' that quickly burns calories and keeps us slim. Sandrine P. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No romance for Delhi zoo’s bears, deer this winter


November 20th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) It will be a cold and lonely winter for Delhi Zoo's bears and deer population as the authorities have segregated the male and female of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tarsem Singh’s 3D epic ‘Immortals’ tops in US


November 15th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) Indian director Tarsem Singh's visually-stunning epic 3D adventure "Immortals" has opened to a record estimated haul of $32.2 million in 3,112 locations in North America ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Peer pressure drives ’sexting’ among young


October 2nd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 2 (IANS) Peer pressure drives young men and women to share sexual images through mobile phones -- a new phenomenon described as 'sexting'."However, research regarding the issue is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Women more prone to heart problems than men: Doctors


September 28th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Women are equally if not more prone to heart attacks even though traditionally they were thought to be relatively immune to cardiac ailments, doctors say. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Lifting weights can help smokers kick habit


August 10th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Weightlifting can be a simple and effective method to beat the smoking habit.The study, by Miriam Hospital's Centres for for Behavioural and Preventive Medicine, is the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Packaging chemical could cheat men of sex appeal


June 29th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) A chemical found in food packaging could cheat a man of his virility and ability to attract females, a research said. For instance, the study showed ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China’s ’spoilt’ pandas


June 18th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) Giant pandas in China's research centres have become "spoilt" because of the extra care taken by experts for these lovable creatures that were once on the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dogs compete for status ‘peeing over pee’


April 28th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 28 (ANI): A new study has found that both female and male dogs compete for status using the height, leg-lift angle, location and quality of their pee.The study also found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women’s heads getting bigger?


April 18th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) An analysis of Spanish skulls spanning about 300 years shows that the difference between the sexes' cranial features shrank over time, a media report said. While ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Exercise can curb craving for drugs


March 11th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) A few sessions on the treadmill can curb craving for drugs like marijuana, says a new study.In a research by the Vanderbilt University Medical Centre, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Females become addicted to cocaine more easily


March 11th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Females become addicted to cocaine more easily than males and find it harder to give up, according to a new study on rats.The research showed that the motivation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Females get addicted to cocaine more easily


March 11th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) Females become addicted to cocaine more easily than males and find it harder to give up. New research reinforcing this position showed that female rats ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Boys get greater kick from caffeine than girls


February 20th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Boys seem to get a greater kick out of caffeine than girls, according to the results of a double-blind study. Boys also credited caffeine with having a positive ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Valentine’s Day: Cupid strikes in Pakistan


February 14th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 14 (IANS) Couples here Monday basked in the warmth of love on Valentine's Day, a far cry from the days when people were reluctant to celebrate it in the traditionally ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Men like wet kisses while women want to keep them long!


February 12th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Men like to push to make kisses sloppier, while women want to keep them long, suggest a new study.Also, a kiss shared between a man and a woman ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Popular students, not the most popular ones, more likely to torment peers


February 9th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have found that it's actually popular adolescents-but not the most popular ones-who are particularly likely to torment their peers."Our findings underscore ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Women better than men at figuring out unusual products


January 19th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new consumer analysis has found that women are better than men at figuring out unusual products when they're among competing items."A lot of times when we look ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Is it possible for consumers to be in love with their cars, computers?


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A new study has found that the way people treat their possessions looks like they are in love with them."Is it possible for consumers to be in love ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Loving your car or gun? Yes pet!


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) The way people treat their possessions looks like they are in love with them, says a new study. "Is it possible for consumers to be in love ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

It’s natural for girls to play with dolls and boys to like guns


December 21st, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Girls like to play with dolls and boys love guns because they're programmed to do so, not due to social conditioning, suggests a new study.Scientists have found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

When it comes to choosing a mate, the eyes have it


December 14th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Queen's University researchers have traced the difference in the way males and females of the same species of vertebrate see things-especially to choose their mate.Shai Sabbah led a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Incest puts an end to sexual violence among animals


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that incest among animals helps put an end to sexual violence.In some species, competition between males can mean that females are harmed during ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prescriptions for adolescents, young adults on the rise


November 30th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Prescription rates for controlled medications, or drugs the Drug Enforcement Administration deems as having the potential for abuse, have nearly doubled for adolescents and young adults in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Teenagers participate in Coimbatore Go Karting competition


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
By JehovahCoimbatore, Nov.22 (ANI): Teenagers from across the country participated in a go karting competition here over the weekend.Mackinlay Barreto, one of the organisers of the event, said: "We had a huge ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Why some mental disorders are more prevalent in males


November 18th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Researchers have discovered differences in the development of the amygdala region of the brain, that controls emotion and social behaviour, in animal models that may explain why some ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Girls likelier to have unprotected first sexual encounter than boys: Study


November 9th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A study into adolescent sexual habits has revealed that females are more likely to have an unprotected first sexual encounter than their male counterparts.Nicole Weller, an Arizona State ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Males more considerate than previously thought


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): It looks like males are more considerate than imagined - at least, in nematode worms.A new study showed that male worms plug females after copulation as a form ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sex differences in the brain ‘exaggerated, forcing gender stereotypes’


October 28th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Many studies have reported sex differences in brain structure or patterns of neural activity but a psychological scientist from the Macquarie University in Australia believes that these differences ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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