physical environment

Facebook photo tells viewers about you


March 7th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Your photo on social networking sites tells viewers what they need to know to form an impression about you - no words are necessary, new ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sowing seeds of change in jail premises


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Aiming to generate income and also improve the landscape within prison premises, the government has decided to use large tracts of land in Indian jails ... Read more...

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Villagers take lessons in saving Kashmir’s rare deer


November 27th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 27 (IANS) Alarmed by the dwindling numbers of the red deer sub-species known locally as the 'Hangul' found in the world only in Kashmir, the local agricultural university ... Read more...

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Electrical oscillations key for storing info in brain


April 30th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Electrical oscillations in the brain, long thought to play a role in organizing cognitive functions such as memory, are critically important for the brain to store the information ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Only 1 in 1900 met AHA’s definition of ideal heart health: Study


February 19th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that only one in more than 1900 people met the American Heart Association (AHA) definition of ideal cardiovascular health.University of Pittsburgh School of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coming soon: ‘Smart cane’ that will help the blind ’see’


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, are testing a next generation "smart" cane, which provides detail and dimension to enable the sightless to navigate in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Relationship between HIV-infected kids, caregivers crucial


February 6th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 6 (ANI): Scientists have stressed on the significance of the quality of care and the relationship between children and their caregivers.Researchers sought to determine the effects of HIV infection and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Traumatic brain injury patients face walking difficulties even after recovery


January 20th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new Canadian research suggests that locomotor deficits can still persist in people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) even if they seem to have recovered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sticking to diets requires more than willpower


January 13th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 13 (ANI): It takes more than willpower to say no to mindless eating. Scientists say diet plans and environment too have a significant role to play for those looking to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sticking to diets requires more than willpower


January 12th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) It needs more than willpower and dedication for dieting to have the desired results. A much more subtle aspect of the diets themselves -- their perceived complexity -- ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Healthy diet, regular exercise can override bad genes


October 26th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, October 26 (ANI): Simple lifestyle choices, such as following a healthy diet and regular exercise, can override bad genes, according to one of Canada's leading genetic researchers.Robert Hegele, director of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How humans learn and remember


August 27th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have found that rats use a mental instant replay of their actions to help them decide their next move - a discovery that sheds ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Walking or biking to work boosts fitness


July 14th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Walking or biking to work can boost fitness, and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, say researchers."Active commuting was positively associated with fitness in men and women and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CAT for IIMs to go online from this year


April 28th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of students aspiring to get into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) will now be answering the Common Admission Test (CAT) online from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Female crickets choose mates by comparing male songs


April 22nd, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Female field crickets tend to remember attractive males on the basis of their songs, and then choose their mates accordingly, a new study has found.In the research, UC ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Anti-obesity drugs ‘could make you even fatter’


April 20th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Diet pills, which the manufacturers say, can help shed those extra pounds might be making you even fatter, experts have warned.The anti-obesity drugs sold over the counter cannot ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The 21st century is the “age of paranoia, say experts


October 20th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Faith and trust are a thing of the past, according to British scientists, who claim that the 21st century is the "age of paranoia.After researching paranoia ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Birds eavesdrop on songs to find the best breeding spots


June 19th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): While human beings thumb through real estate listings and drive around neighbourhoods to find the best place to live and raise a family, some birds have an ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Safety concern holding back kids from walking to school


March 27th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Kids these today are not a big fan of walking or biking to school, and blaming their laziness or their spoiled lifestyle for it wont be entirely ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

MIT researchers reveal secrets of rats whiskers


February 28th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have shed more light on how rats perceive their tactile environment, by discovering that the rodents use their whiskers in similar ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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