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Protect skin with sunscreen, but use lightly


May 20th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) It's good to apply sunscreen before you step out of home in the scorching sun. But don't use it too frequently or in large dabs, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Infant brains are primed with ‘intuitive physics’


January 25th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) The brains of infants come primed with "intuitive physics," inspite of their seeming helplessness and rounds of eating, crying and sleeping."We believe that infants are born ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Croaks help frogs locate mates with matching DNA


December 28th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Female tree frogs select mates by picking out the one which shares the same DNA as them -- by the pitch of croaks they emit, reveals ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Financial woes upset parent-child bond


December 8th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) Individuals upset by financial problems may feel a disconnect with their children, affecting the kids in negative ways."The study serves as a reminder that children's behaviours ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

10-month-old babies can follow your thoughts


November 2nd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) Ten-month-old babies begin to understand another person's thought process, providing new insights on how humans acquire knowledge and how communication develops, new research says."Infants, even before ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Protein-rich breakfast wards off overeating


May 20th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) If you want to stay healthy, regularly eat breakfasts full of proteins. Eating a protein-rich breakfast keeps you satisfied and wards off overeating, which has become ... Read more...

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Parental monitoring ‘decreases alcohol-related problems in young adults’


March 16th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A new study suggests that those young adults whose parents monitor their social interactions may be less likely to display impulsive behavior traits and to have alcohol-related problems. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Future home will automatically raise heat when you are cold


March 15th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Scientists said a digital home lie ahead us in the near future that will adjust itself to meet your needs, provide new forms of surveillance and video communication, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, camera that makes seeing the ‘invisible’ possible


March 6th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are developing a camera based on the science similar to the type used in airport body scanners to detect everything ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Step up activities to keep winter blues away


January 19th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Staying indoors or overeating leave most people feeling cheated during the winter months.University of Missouri-Columbia researchers suggest trying out activities and habits that promote health with spouses, friends ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Celebrity journalism ‘contribute positively to consumer health behaviours’


October 19th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): A new research has found something positive about celebrity journalism amid the plethora of negatives reviews.Researchers from Missouri University have found that celebrity journalism is often discounted due ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dinosaurs just got bigger and scarier than thought


October 1st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Dinosaurs have just got a little bit scarier in terms of size. The pre-historic giants were even bigger than the skeletons displayed in museums, with scientists underestimating their ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Motion tracking technology to reduce injuries for older adults developed


August 11th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Missouri have developed technology to track motions while people exercise.The technology provides feedback to patients as they recover from injuries or illnesses ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New Motion Tracking Technology to reduce Injuries in the elderly


August 11th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): A new motion sensing technology developed by the researchers from the University of Missouri will help in reducing injuries in older people.University of Missouri researchers from the Sinclair ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Grunts, not technology, win wars: Historian


August 1st, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): The "grunts"- American troops on the ground-have been better than technology in winning wars, says military historian John C. McManus in a new book about America's ground forces.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rescue mission robots just got smarter


May 7th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): University of Missouri researchers have developed software for a robot with a laser sensor that can enter dangerous structures to assess the structure's stability and locate any remaining ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why is Facebook so popular?


April 24th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The popularity of social networking websites like Facebook is based on the phenomenon of social searching where people are keen to get information about a person, group ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

What affects sibling relationships


April 6th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Seemingly innocent sibling fights can affect the quality of their relationships, says a recent study published in Child Development. Researchers in Missouri University identified two major types of conflict ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Robot to provide 3-D images of dangerous locations


February 21st, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Soldiers and first responders may soon have a better way to evaluate the interior of dangerous structures, thanks to a robot that provides 3-D images of risky locations.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New method may lead top more energy efficient solar panels


February 21st, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A scientist has come up with a new method to reconfigure the way solar panels are connected, which could lead to solar arrays in the future that are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now a cancer detecting kit on the anvil


February 18th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) What if it were possible to buy a kit off the shelf for instant and accurate diagnosis of cancer, similar to a pregnancy test? A Missouri University (MU) ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Soy substitute for chicken soon


February 5th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Vegetarians may soon be able to get a taste of chicken. Scientists are in the process of creating a low-cost soy substitute for chicken. Fu-Hung Hsieh, Missouri University (MU) ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New compound 60,000 times more potent than current HIV drugs


January 26th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) A new compound developed by researchers is 60,000 times more potent than current drugs to combat HIV. These researchers are developing alternative preventative strategies, such as vaginal gels ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nanostructures may lead to faster, smaller, and more energy efficient computing devices


January 18th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 18 (ANI): Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have said that building microscopic materials known as superlattices on the surface of gold may lead to a treasure for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Australian lakes may hold clues to life on Mars


January 9th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 9 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists is studying organisms found in Australian Lakes, which they believe may hold clues to life on Mars.The research, by microbiologists ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Working women tell husbands they’re useless to feel more feminine: Study


November 23rd, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 23 (ANI): Women nag about their husbands' uselessness because it makes them feel more feminine, a new study has revealed.According to Daily Mail, researchers insist that men's lack of effort ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New handheld camera uses microwave signals to bring “invisible” into view


October 24th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 24 (ANI): A group of researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology in the US has developed a handheld camera that uses microwave signals to non-destructively peek inside materials ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists develop tiny sensors that can sniff out chemical and biological agents


October 18th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 18 (ANI): In a new research, scientists are developing tiny sensors that could be used to detect and identify chemical or biological agents.The research effort is being led by Dr. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, highly efficient wastewater system ‘in a box’ for soldiers, small towns


September 20th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 20 (ANI): An Missouri University of Science and Technology expert has created a highly efficient wastewater system "in a box" that requires low power and low maintenance.Dr. Jianmin Wang, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Media, technology ‘rapidly transforming Arab culture’


September 20th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): The Arab world is so addicted to television that western ideas are starting to transform Arab culture at a pace that might be too fast, says a researcher ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian-American developing lighter, blast-proof glass


September 11th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) An Indian-American researcher is developing a futuristic glass that will be thinner, lighter and less vulnerable to terrorist attacks and small-scale explosions. "Currently, blast-resistant window glass is more than ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Scientists develop ‘nanospears’ that could lead to more efficient solar cells


August 15th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology (S and T), US, have developed microscopic, spear-shaped zinc oxide crystals on a surface of single-crystal silicon, which may be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Students who feel ‘macho’ likely to disdain STD vaccines


July 31st, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) College students who feel invincible or impervious to physical harm are likely to disdain vaccines to protect themselves against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV and herpes. Conversely, students ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Chemotherapy impairs verbal, problem solving skills


July 23rd, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Chemotherapy impairs verbal fluency skills and problem-solving abilities, according to the latest findings. "Now that we are aware of these lingering effects, we can do something to help these ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Obese kids tend to be more lonely and anxious


July 3rd, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Overweight children, as young as those in kindergarten, tend to be more depressed, anxious and lonely than their slimmer counterparts, says a new study. "We found that both boys ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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