Everything you need to know about Annamalai University: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Annamalai University: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, June 20 (ANI): A team of researchers have made a tiny, long-lasting, environmentally friendly battery made of sliver of wood coated with tin.
London, June 19 (IANS) The amount of applause an audience gives after a performance is a "contagious" chain reaction where people are influenced by one another, and do not depend on the quality of the performance, a Swedish study has found.
London, June 19(ANI): A new Twitter account that re-imagines Taylor Swift as a feminist has amassed 80,000 followers in six days
Washington, June 19 (IANS) US researchers announced they have successfully used the three-dimensional (3D) printing technique to print lithium-ion microbatteries the size of a grain of sand.
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Scientists have found that clapping is contagious, and applause length is influenced by the behaviour of members of the crowd.
Washington, June 19 (ANI): University of Leicester scientists have discovered a potential genetic contributor to the increased risk of heart disease among men.
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Barbra Streisand has spoken about the Jewish religious practices that separate men and women.
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Exposing developing tissue to low levels of the plastic bisphenol A (BPA) is associated to a greater incidence of prostate cancer in tissue grown from human prostate stem cells.
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Foetal exposure to common environmental chemical bisphenol A (BPA) causes increased inflammation in fat tissues after birth, which can lead to obesity and metabolic syndrome, a new research has suggested.
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Postmenopausal women's verbal learning and memory improved after they were treated with testosterone gel, a new study has found.
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Teenage victims of cyberbullying are more likely to develop symptoms of depression, substance abuse and internet addiction, a new study has revealed.
Melbourne, June 17 (ANI): A new study has found that while teens with normal weight parents tended to be more fit, having physically active parents didn't affect teens' level of fitness.
Washington, June 15(ANI): Advanced mathematical modelling can be used in the fight against cancer, a new research has revealed.
Washington, June 14 (ANI): Researchers in a major international project have sequenced the genome of Emiliania huxleyi, the microscopic plankton species whose chalky skeletons form the iconic white cliffs of Dover.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): A team of astronomers from Taiwan, England, and Japan have used the Subaru Telescope to measure the distribution of dark matter in fifty galaxy clusters and found that its density gradually decreases from the center of these cosmic giants to their diffuse outskirts.
Wellington, June 13 (ANI): Kansas University is reportedly threatening to close a twitter account that is entirely dedicated to pictures of women showing off their bosoms while donning the university's tops.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Taking Vitamin C may substantially reduce bronchoconstriction caused by exercise, suggested a researcher from the University of Helsinki, Finland.
London, June 12 (ANI): Scientists have created an invisibility cloak just like the one depicted in the 'Harry Potter' movies.
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that scheduled exercise, regular meals and the periodic warming and cooling of joints could relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis in older people.
London, June 12 (ANI): Scientists from NYU have revealed that stress is the real culprit behind grey hairs.
Washington, June 12 (ANI): While the war against smoking in Hollywood movies has been largely won, Asian cinema represents the next major battleground for anti-smoking and anti-cancer groups.
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new study has found that one in four men seeking medical help for newly-developed erectile dysfunction (ED) was younger than 40 years, and nearly half of young men with the condition had severe ED.
Canberra, June 11 (IANS) Australia will deliver funds for new dementia research on the impact of Vitamin B12 levels, Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek and Minister for Mental Health and Ageing Mark Butler said Tuesday.
Sydney, June 11(ANI): Another name adding to global controversy of secret surveillance is the Australian intelligence services, which is believed to be using the same method of data collection without legal process like the Prism programme.
Washington, June 11 (ANI): One theory suggests that most of the matter in the universe may be made out of particles that possess an unusual, donut-shaped electromagnetic field called an anapole.
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A collaborative study between Lund University in Sweden and Stanford University has revealed that the rate of suicide among men is almost three times that of women.
London, June 10 (ANI): Researchers have tested an artificial pancreas that could one day improve lives of millions of people suffering from diabetes in a home environment for the first time.
Sydney, June 10 (ANI): A doctor has created a "miracle patch," which is sewn into the tongue and is apparently so painful that it makes eat solid food almost impossible.
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have uncovered how a protein called Arc regulates the activity of neurons-providing much-needed clues into the brain's ability to form long-lasting memories.
Los Angeles, June 8 (IANS) Watching food advertisements by parents leads to greater consumption of junk food by their children, as the kids often have distorted views on what constitutes a healthy meal, researchers have found.
Washington, June 8 (ANI): How many animals are able to discriminate between related and unrelated individuals has proven remarkably difficult to understand.
London, June 8 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has ordered his top intelligence and national security officials to generate a list of potential overseas targets for cyber attacks which could offer US capabilities to advance its objectives around the world.
London, June 8 (ANI): NASA scientists have revealed that the Opportunity rover has made new discoveries about early water on Mars which may have been drinkable.
London, June 8 (ANI): Two British cyclists have set off yesterday for a 3,000 mile journey across the Sahara Desert to hand over a 1.89 pound bottle of water.
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Conservatives are more likely than liberals to identify mixed-race individuals as Black, according to a series of new studies.
Washington, June 07 (ANI): Commercial TV viewing in the home was found to be related to greater junk food consumption among children, according to a recent study by researchers at the University of Michigan.
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new study has found more evidence that breastfeeding is good for the baby's brain.
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new study has found that one in four men seeking medical help for newly-developed erectile dysfunction (ED) was younger than 40 years, and nearly half of young men with the condition had severe ED.
London, June 6 (ANI): A unique study by Loughborough University (UK) has found a direct link between workplace stress and email use. The research by Professor Tom Jackson, Dr Gillian Ragsdell, and Laura Marulanda-Carter explored the physiological and psychological impact of email on employees.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): People with mild, subclinical depression rate the taste of high-fat and low-fat foods similarly when in a positive or negative mood, according to a new research.
London, June 6 (ANI): Scientists have developed an "invisibility" time cloak which is able to hide events in a continuous stream of light.
London, June 6 (ANI): US President Barack Obama will fly alone for a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend, after Michelle Obama backed out of the trip, preferring to remain in Washington, rather than meet China's first lady.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new study has found that the act of describing a feeling such as anger may have a significant impact on the body's physiological response to the situation that elicits the emotion.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new study from the University of British Columbia has shed light on how people become obsessed with forbidden pleasures.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Oxford University psychologists suggest that a faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety.
A recent study headed by an Indian researcher has revealed that a 20-minute session of Hatha yoga can stimulate the speed and accuracy significantly on tests of working memory and inhibitory control, two measures of brain function related with the ability to maintain focus and take in, retain and use new information.
London, June 6 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Durham and Lancaster University has revealed that babies practice frowning in the womb so that they can show when they are unhappy after birth.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): The first case of a bone tumor of the ribs in a Neanderthal specimen reveals that at least one Neanderthal suffered a cancer that is common in modern-day humans, according to a new research.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A study led by an Indian researcher has found that a single, 20-minute session of Hatha yoga significantly improves speed and accuracy on tests of working memory and inhibitory control, two measures of brain function associated with the ability to maintain focus and take in, retain and use new information.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Researchers have found that the offspring of obese mothers may be spared health problems linked to obesity, while their own children then inherit them.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Drugs commonly used to treat Alzheimer's disease may have another benefit: preventing heart attacks and premature death, a new study has suggested.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A new study has investigated what instills fear in human beings.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A team of scientists has finally solved a 3.5 billion-year-old mystery showing that phosphorus - key element that produced life on Earth- was carried to Earth on meteorites.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A new research from McMaster University has suggested women can remember faces better than men, in part because they spend more time studying features without even knowing it.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A highly unusual dwarf star and its powerful flares, is being studied, which may hold clues to the likelihood of life on other planets as well as to the behavior of our Sun.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated a strong relationship between workplace daylight exposure and office workers' sleep, activity and quality of life.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Vegetarian diets have been linked with reductions in risk for several chronic diseases, including hypertension, but a new study has claimed that they are also associated with reduced death rates.
London, June 3 (ANI): A new study has shown that death rates from breast cancer can be slashed further by extending drug therapy for longer.
Sydney, June 3 (IANS) The Australia WWF Monday released an economic study proposing that Australia could increase its emissions reduction target from 5 to 25 percent by 2020 via the carbon price at very little cost to the economy.
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Cornell University researchers studying Australian social huntsman spiders have discovered that younger siblings thrive when raised in nests with older siblings.
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Before sending their kids outside to play most parents covered them with sunscreen to protect their skin from too much of the sun's UVA and UVB rays.
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Rohan Murty, son of Infosys co-founder and re-appointed executive chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy, will join the company as an executive assistant to his father, the company announced here Saturday.
Washington, June 1 (ANI): Neil Armstrong claimed he said, "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind" when he took his first step on the Moon - but many listeners think he left out the "a."
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Twitter is the most popular and reliable source for receiving and sharing new information about vaccines, a recent study has revealed.
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey received a Doctor of Laws degree from America's prestigious Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Thursday.
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A University of Alberta sociology researcher has revealed the demographic profile of people who are most likely to use cellphones behind the wheel.
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A new research by psychologists at the University of Iowa has suggested that pigeons are capable of making highly intelligent choices, sometimes with problem-solving skills to match.
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Women are more likely than men to opt out of giving a charitable donation, a group of economists including an Indian-origin student have found.
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Children who are bullied are likelier to self-harm in late adolescence, according to a new study.
London, May 29 (ANI): Facebook pages that encourage students to rate the performance of their partners in bed have been slammed by University campuses.
London, May 27 (ANI): Newcastle University researchers have discovered a gene that is associated with a form of congenital heart disease found in newborns.
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Ethics professors do not engage in better moral behavior than other professors, and they are also no more likely than nonethicists to act according to values they espouse, according to researchers from the University of California, Riverside and Stetson University in Florida.
London, May 25 (IANS) The old saying that you can't teach an old dog new tricks may not hold true for everyone. As more and more research has suggested, we never lose the ability to learn like a child.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Scientists have proved that the H7N9 influenza virus is efficiently transmitted when animals are in close contact-defined in the study as touching, coughing and the exchange of bodily fluids.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Lund University researchers have succeeded in preventing very early symptoms of Huntington's disease, depression and anxiety, by deactivating the mutated huntingtin protein in the brains of mice.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Are you nervous about job interview? You might want to take steps to reduce your jitters, especially if you are a man.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Children living in households where the parents are married are less likely to become obese than their peers who live with divorced or separated parents, according to new research from Rice University and the University of Houston.
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to Himachal Pradesh from today.
Madrid, May 22 (ANI): A majority of elite athletes use drugs to achieve athletic success, improve performance or alternatively for financial gain, a new research has revealed.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to Himachal Pradesh from May 23 to 25.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Children exposed to secondhand smoke in early childhood are more likely to become physically aggressive and antisocial as adults, according to a new study.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Phosphatidylserine - a natural food supplement produced from beef, oysters, and soy - improves the functioning of genes involved in degenerative brain disorders, including Parkinson's disease and Familial Dysautonomia (FD).
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A new study by investigators at the University of Michigan and Eli Lilly may reveal the "switch" that helps our brains to make the shift from current behaviours to new ones.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Video games that pit players against human-looking characters may be more likely to provoke violent thoughts and words than games where monstrous creatures are the enemy, a new study has found
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Southampton have shown that blind and visually impaired people have the potential to use echolocation, similar to that used by bats and dolphins, to determine the location of an object.
Moscow, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's federal government will pay out roughly $5,400 to Russian gold medallists at this summer's University Games in the Russian city of Kazan, according to a decree signed Tuesday by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): The old "practice makes perfect" adage may be overblown, a new study has argued.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Increasing the amount of time that elementary schoolchildren spent in gym class reduces the probability of obesity, a new study from Cornell University has found.
London, May 20 (ANI): Foreigners residing in London are set to outnumber Brits within 20 years, a new study has revealed.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A study from Texas Tech University, El Paso, and the University of Mississippi, Oxford, holds promising results for diabetic patients suffering from indigestion symptoms like nausea, vomiting, bloating and heartburn.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A pediatrician has said that if infants don't spend time on their stomach, it will be much harder for them to push on their arms, which will not only delay rolling over but may also flatten the back portion of their skull.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Heavy drinkers who smoke have more problems with their memory, ability to think quickly and efficiently, and problem-solving skills, a study has suggested.
Berlin, May 18 (ANI): Countries that have higher levels of corruption struggle to attract and retain skilled workers, the authors of a new study published in EMBO have reported.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A professor from Scotland has created a pizza that offers the correct balance of all the nutrients required through the day.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A new device proposed by scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno and Stanford University that would detect elusive gravity waves from the other end of the cosmos, may open a new window into the nature of the universe.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Colorful vegetables are often promoted as top nutrient sources, but leading nutrition scientists have revealed that potatoes and other white vegetables are just as important to a healthy diet as their colorful cousins in the produce aisle.
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Scientists have estimated that Mars is bombarded by more than 200 small asteroids or bits of comets per year forming craters at least 3.9 meters across, US space agency NASA said.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): The evolution of the complex, weight-bearing hips of walking animals from the basic hips of fish was a much simpler process than previously thought, according to a new research.
Lumani (Nagaland), May 15 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday called upon students and teachers in Nagaland to spread innovations.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A recent research at the University of Missouri has discovered that an individual can indeed successfully try to be happier, especially when cheery music aids the process.