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Retiring Early? Working Past Age 65 Is Linked To Longer Life, New Study Says

Working after the retirement age of 65 has its own share of benefits, finds a new research from the Oregon State University. "Longer life" being one of the prime benefits!

Healthy Living/Wellness May 1, 2016

China Creates World's First Graphene Electronic Paper: What This Means For The Future

China has recently developed the world's first graphene electronic paper that can revolutionize optical displays for smart devices. Graphene is hailed as the lightest and strongest material available in the world today.

Material Science May 1, 2016

Number Of Tigers Poached In India Early This Year Higher Than All Of 2015

Tigers are being poached at an increased rate in India, where the largest population of these majestic cats live. More tigers have already been poached so far in the year 2016 compared to the whole of 2015.

Animals May 1, 2016

Feeling Too Stressed Out? Living Near The Beach May Boost Your Mental State

Feeling stressed? Having a view of the ocean or living by the beach might prove to be beneficial to your mental health, reveals a new study.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2016

Ancient City Of Palmyra Retains Authenticity, Integrity Despite Destruction: UNESCO

The ancient Syrian city of Palmyra was visited by UNESCO as part of a technical rapid assessment mission to take preliminary stock of its destruction. The World Heritage site fell under a year-long invasion by Islamic State terrorists (ISIS).

Ancient April 30, 2016

Do Plants Form Memories? Scientist Finds 'Remembering' Protein

In an amazing discovery, plants might just be capable of forming memories, suggests a biologist from the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Massachusetts. A prion-like protein discovered in a plant might be responsible for its memory-making capability.

Earth/Environment April 30, 2016

New Weight Loss Option For Women: What Are Silicon Balloon Implants?

A new weight reduction procedure involves the implants of silicon balloons. It is a non-invasive procedure and can apparently help you lose about 20 to 30 pounds of body weight within a couple of months.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2016

One Sign Of Aging? Your Ability To 'Smell' Aromas Through Your Mouth Declines

Along with the loss of sight and hearing during old age comes the loss of smell, according to a new study by the Oregon State University. One's ability to smell odors through the mouth declines considerably with age.

Public Health April 29, 2016

Is Addiction To Video Games Tied To Depression, OCD, Anxiety, ADHD?

Individuals with ADHD, anxiety, and depression were more likely to show signs of technology addiction. Additionally, the addiction was found to be more prevalent in young, single men compared to others, reveals a new study.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2016

Darwin-OP2 Robot To Help Children With Autism Communicate More Easily

The newly designed Darwin-OP 2 Robot comes equipped to help autistic children in bettering their communication skills and social interactions. The robot is designed by Chung Hyuk Park, a biomedical engineering professor.

Robotics April 28, 2016

People Suffering From Anorexia Miss Out On Care: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment For This Eating Disorder

Sixty-eight percent of people with anorexia, a serious eating disorder, go untreated, reveals a new study. Anorexia can be potentially life-threatening.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2016

More Than 1 Million Kids Aged 5 Below Die In India Annually: Report

Because of the lack of proper health and medical care systems in India, more than 1 million children who are 5 years old and below die each year. The country registers the highest mortality rate in a 15-nation list.

Public Health April 27, 2016

Nurturing Your Child During Preschool Years Is Linked To Better Learning, Memory Response

It's important to give children in their preschool years appropriate support, attention and nurturing, says a new Washington University School of Medicine study. Giving proper nurturing can affect children's learning abilities, memory power and emotional intelligence later in life.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 27, 2016

Flu Jab Is More Effective When Given Early In The Morning, Study Says

Flu shots given early in the morning are more effective than ones given later during the day, revealed a new study done by researchers at the University of Birmingham. These findings could prove instrumental in improving the overall vaccination strategies.

Public Health April 27, 2016

It's Rocket Science: ISRO Creates Tiny Heart Assist Device From Rocket Material

Materials and technology usually used in the rocket world have been innovatively leveraged to develop an artificial heart pumping machine. The artificial pump works almost as fast as the human heart!

Public Health April 26, 2016

Eyesight, Hearing Of 2-Year-Old Brazilian Girl Restored After A 'Miracle'

A 2-year-old Brazilian girl who was born deaf and blind underwent surgical procedures in Miami, Florida. After several failed surgeries in Brazil, the one in Miami turned out to be a miraculous success!

April 26, 2016

Wildlife Biologists Confirm New Primate Species First Spotted In Arunachal

A relatively newly-discovered species of monkeys, the white cheeked macaque, has been discovered in India. Previously, it was spotted for the very first time in China in 2015.

Animals April 26, 2016

Tomatoes, Watermelons Might Lower Your Risk For Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers that men can acquire, said the National Cancer Institute. Good news is that a diet rich in red fruits and vegetables, such as tomatoes and watermelons, can help reduce its risks.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 26, 2016

Long-term Sleep Deprivation Negatively Affects Cholesterol Metabolism, Contributes To Heart Disease

Sleep deprivation over a course of time can negatively impact cholesterol metabolism and can lead to the development of killer health diseases, reveals a new study from the University of Helsinki.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2016

Unnoticed Amazon River Coral Reef May Already Be In Danger, Scientists Say

A 600-mile-long coral reef has been found thriving with marine organisms at the mouth of the Amazon River, going unnoticed until now. However, the site has been marked for oil explorations, thus endangering the newly found coral reef's ecosystem.

Earth/Environment April 24, 2016

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