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Early risers may have lower breast cancer risk: Study

Using a technique called Mendelian randomisation, researchers analysed genetic variants associated with three particular sleep traits- morning or evening preference, sleep duration, and insomnia.

published on : 5th July 2019

Nature and life as Bimal Shams sees it

The recent art exhibit at Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy held vibrant collages, titled ‘Paper Bits’ depicting scenarios from nature and everyday life.

published on : 25th June 2019

Food tastes better when you are sitting down, study says

The study, published in the Journal of Consumer Research finds posture impacts taste perception, with food tasting better when you are sitting down.  

published on : 15th June 2019

Government okays ‘eminence’ status for 30 educational institutes

The ministry has already prepared a cabinet note to this effect which will be circulated to all ministries before it is taken up for approval next month.

published on : 8th June 2019

CBI arrests six men for 'manipulating' online entrance exam of BITS, Pilani

The CBI has alleged that these accused entice the parents of candidates aspiring to join Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani.

published on : 25th May 2019

Late dinner and no breakfast makes for a deadly combination, finds study

People with these two eating habits had a four to five times higher likelihood of death, another heart attack, or angina (chest pain) within 30 days of being discharged from hospital.

published on : 18th April 2019

Train your brain to form good habits through repetition

The researchers have created a model which shows that forming good (and bad) habits depends more on how often you perform an action than on how much satisfaction you get from it.

published on : 3rd February 2019

BITSAT 2019 entrance exams from May 16

Candidates who have cleared Class XII examinations, or have appeared this year, with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics are eligible to apply.

published on : 28th January 2019

Mystery orbits in outer solar system not caused by 'Planet Nine'

The new theory is not the first to propose that the gravitational forces of a massive disc made of small objects could avoid the need for a ninth planet.

published on : 21st January 2019

Where's the beef? Human diet causing 'catastrophic' damage to planet, says study

Currently, nearly a billion people are hungry and another two billion are eating too much of the wrong foods, causing epidemics of obesity, heart disease and diabetes.

published on : 17th January 2019

RBI launches survey to capture individual retail payment habits in six cities

For the purpose, the central bank has launched a 'Survey on Retail Payment Habits of Individuals (SRPHi)'.

published on : 26th December 2018

Bitcoin sinks to new 13-month low

Data compiled by Bloomberg showed the world's most popular virtual currency losing about 10 per cent of its value from Friday evening to stand at USD 4,958.36 at 1635 GMT.

published on : 19th November 2018

Awareness session on healthy food habits held in Vijayawada

The bone density and body mass of the people present at the gathering were also tested by the organisers free of cost.

published on : 24th September 2018

Bitcoin extends slide, falls below USD 7,000

Bitcoin has fallen in six of the last eight trading session.

published on : 6th February 2018