Everything you need to know about Goa University: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Goa University: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, May 20 (ANI): Compared to other central venous catheters (CVCs), peripherally inserted central catheters (known as PICCs) -- an often preferred route for delivery of IV medications-more than double the risk of dangerous blood clots - especially among patients who are critically ill or who have cancer.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): The Origins-Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx), the NASA's first mission to sample an asteroid, passed a confirmation review Wednesday called Key Decision Point (KDP)-C.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A new University of Missouri study has found that testosterone levels during group competition are modulated depending on the relationships among the competitors and may be related to the formation of alliances in warfare.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Researchers from Sweden cliam to have found out the mechanism behind the curved path in the curling stone.
The hague, May 7 IANS) International Monetary Fund's managing director Christine Lagarde's meeting with Dutch students was interrupted on Tuesday by chanting protestors who were discontent with the IMF's policies to resolve the eurozone debt crisis.
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Actor Kelsey Grammer will reportedly play villain in the next and fourth installment of the "Transformers" movie franchise.
Melbourne, Apr 29 (ANI): Societal trends in Australia are turning grand parents into an endangered species, it has been revealed.
Washington, Apr. 27 (ANI): A Swedish Stone Age community may have used fertilisers, researchers have claimed.
London, April 26 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has claimed that they have found 22,000-year-old stone tools at a site in Brazil.
London, April 25 (ANI): Marriages last longer and couples are happier when husbands help with housework and childcare, a new research has revealed.
Montego Bay (Jamaica), April 24 (IANS/CMC) World and Olympic 400m hurdles champion Melaine Walker has been confirmed for the 100m hurdles at the Jamaica International Invitational (JII) Meet May 4.
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Wearing a knee brace offers significant relief to patients suffering from a type of osteoarthritis affecting the kneecap, according to a new study.
Washington, Apr.18 (ANI): A flaw in commonly used applications on Android smartphones such as texting, messaging or microblogging could spread private information or allow forged fraudulent messages to be posted, a recent study has revealed.
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Two common conditions in pregnancy may double the odds of being diagnosed with diabetes years later, according to a Canadian study.
London, April 14 (IANS) A new study has suggested ants are able to sense earthquakes before the Earth even lightly shudders.
Washington, Apr. 13 (ANI): Students from a joint research programme between Technische Universitat Muenchen and Singapore's Nanyang Technological University have unveiled an all-new multipurpose scooter at the 3rd Taiwan International Electric Vehicle Show.
Washington, April 12 (IANS/EFE) Spain will emerge from the current crisis with a much healthier economy, Spanish power giant Iberdrola's CEO, Jose Ignacio Sanchez Galan, said Thursday during an event at Harvard University.
Melbourne, Apr. 11 (ANI): Archaelologists have discovered a cone-shaped stone structure in the waters of the Sea of Galilee.
Washington, April 3 (ANI): A novel implants designed by mixing glass and plastic could make the steel pins that are often employed today to hold the bones together after fracture a thing of past, and reduce the number of surgeries patients with big breaks have to go through.
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Researchers are trying to understand the nature of the turbulence in protoplanetary disks to find out how this swirling masses of warm dust and gas may potentially become celestial bodies such as planets and asteroids.
Washington, April 2 (ANI): 12 weeks of physical plus mental activity improves cognitive function in inactive older adults, according to a new study.
London, Mar. 29 (ANI): According to new research by engineers at the University of Sheffield (UK), tennis players can adapt their movement/playing style in response to subtle differences in court constructions.
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Now a new tool has been developed that offers a tongue-in-cheek way of warning people if they have gone too far in criticizing their boss or workplace on Twitter.
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Pregnant women in Ghana who slept on their back (supine sleep) were at an increased risk of stillbirth compared to women who did not sleep on their back, a new study has revealed.
Sydney, Mar 21 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA), who is facing a dearth of world-class spin bowlers, is desperately trying to convince country's immigration minister to fast-track Pakistani refugee Fawad Ahmed's citizenship in order to utilize the glorified leg-spinner for this year's Ashes series.
Washington, March 14 (ANI): Playing video games for an hour everyday can improve your performance on mental tasks that use similar skills, according to new research.
Dr. B R Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad Friday has declared the results of Post Graduate (PG) examination which were held in December 2012.................
London, Mar. 8 (ANI): Chewing gum can help people focus on tasks that requires continuous monitoring over a longer amount of time, scientists have claimed.
Washington, March 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the human brain can learn to treat relevant prosthetics as a substitute for a non-working body part.
Washington, March 7 (ANI): Astronauts of the future may be able to pilot a spacecraft using their thoughts.
London, March 5 (ANI): Sexual activity can lead to partial or complete relief in some migraine and a few cluster headache patients, a new study has suggested.
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Sharks need to be better protected or many species could face possible extinction, as nearly 100 million of them are killed every year, according to a new study.
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Inhospitable hydrodgen-sulphide rich waters could have delayed the spread of complex life forms in ancient oceans, a new study has suggested.
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Engineers at Brown University have developed a fully implantable and rechargeable wireless brain sensor capable of relaying real-time broadband signals from up to 100 neurons in freely moving subjects.
Amsterdam, Feb 28 (IANS) Millions of tonnes of food are dumped into the waste bin each year, as the "best before" date on the package has passed. Much of what is dumped might still be safe to eat. A new device could aid that eat-or-throw decision.
Washington, February 25 (ANI): Scientists at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) have identified several genes linked to human neurological disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and spinal cord injury, in the sea lamprey, a vertebrate fish.
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) There is likelihood of increased snowfall over the polar regions and the highest altitudes, but an overall drop in global snowfall, as carbon dioxide (CO2) levels rise over the next century, a new climate model suggests.
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry has called the looming spending cuts as the "greatest challenge" to America's foreign policy.
Washington, February 20 (ANI): Findings from fieldwork along the North Yorkshire coast reveal strong parallels between the Early Jurassic era of 180 million years ago and current climate predictions over the next century, according to researchers at Plymouth University, UK.
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Male superiority over females in spatial navigation may just be a "side-effect" of testosterone, according to an analytical study.
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) A new species of scorpion, Vaejovis brysoni, has been discovered in the Santa Catalina Mountains of southern Arizona in the US.
London, February 19 (ANI): Lasers powered by sun could protect Earth from any threatening-looking asteroids by destroying them before they can get too close, U.S. researchers have suggested.
Maharashtra state eligibility test is scheduled for 17th February 2013 and aspirants can download Maharashtra SET 2013 online admit card now. The exam for Maharashtra SET 2013 is organized by Pune University.
Washington, February 15 (ANI): Language used on billboards can provoke an emotional response that affects our driving abilities, a University of Alberta researcher has discovered.
London, Feb. 14 (ANI): Americans who live well above sea level are less likely to be obese than those in low-lying areas, a study has claimed.
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Americans living at higher altitudes were more likely to be slimmer than those in low-lying areas, says a new research.
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) The Arctic has lost more than a third of summer sea-ice volume since a decade ago, and is only a fifth of what it was in 1980, according to satellite observations.
London, February 13 (ANI): Middle-class children are more likely to be obese than those from poor families, according to new research.
Washington, February 12 (ANI): Exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) affects male rodents differently than females, a new study has found.
London, February 12 (ANI): Emma Watson has come to the defense of Kristen Stewart, who caused controversy last year after it was revealed that she had cheated on her British boyfriend, actor Robert Pattinson, with married director Rupert Sanders.
Melbourne, Feb. 9 (ANI): Today's women are twice as likely as their mothers were, to become pregnant in their late 30s or 40s and the proportion of older moms has doubled in two decades.
Washington, February 8 (ANI): NASA is planning to launch a new mission in 2016 to find potentially hazardous asteroids and predict their impact threat to Earth.
Washington, February 6(ANI): The newly discovered comet ISON could give sky watchers one of the brightest shows ever in the night sky during its close-up with the Sun beginning November 2013, according to researchers.
Washington, Feb. 5 (ANI): Social media users, including a member of Congress from his own party, have called Senator John McCain 'racist' for a tweet comparing the President of Iran to a monkey.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) The toll from the fire last month at the Kiss nightclub in Santa Maria, a city in Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul state, has risen to 237, health officials said.
London, February 4 (ANI): Women with feminine job titles are viewed as less capable than those with masculine sounding roles, according to a new research.
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Some coral reefs in the Arabian or Persian Gulf are surviving harsher temperatures, even though many are gradually dying under the impact of global warming, say researchers.
London, February 3(ANI): Too much attention is paid to pornography and bullying on social media, but researchers say children are also upset by violent videos on YouTube that feature animal cruelty or beheadings and by insensitive Facebook messages from divorced parents.
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Peers exert a greater influence on teenage girls' dissatisfaction with their bodies than do thin ideals in television or social media use, according to new research.
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Surprisingly, peers exert a greater influence on teenaged girls' body images than do reed thin models that flash on TV screens, says a new study.
Washington, January 31 (ANI): A new study from the University of Oxford has found that the risk of hospitalisation or death from heart disease is 32 percent lower in vegetarians than people who eat meat and fish.
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) Researchers have unlocked the structure of humulones, acids that give beer its distinctive flavour, which could help design better drugs for diabetes, some cancers and other maladies.
Washington, January 30 (ANI): Using a century-old observational technique, researchers have determined the precise configuration of humulones, substances derived from hops that give beer its distinctive flavor.
Washington, January 28 (ANI): Researchers have used skin cells from patients with an inherited heart condition known as arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) to recreate the adult-onset disease in a laboratory dish-producing the first maturation-based disease model for testing new therapies.
Washington, January 26 (ANI): New findings from a Norwegian project on climate calculations indicate a lowered estimate of probable global temperature increase as a result of human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases.
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Lightning may bring on a heightened risk of headache and migraines, says a new research by the University of Cincinnati (UC).
Wellington, Jan 23 (IANS) Eating fast food thrice a week or more elevates the risk of asthma and eczema, while eating fruit with the same frequency provides a protective effect, says a study.
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Warmer soils spew additional carbon into the atmosphere under the impact of climate change, US research says.
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) An Indian student in Germany, found hanging in his apartment, had not complained of any ragging by seniors, officials of the Indian consulate have found.
Washington, January 16 (ANI): The Internet has given consumers the unprecedented opportunity to reach a mass audience and thereby advance their social position through displays of good taste, researchers say.
Washington, Jan. 11 (ANI): Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris signed an "ironclad" prenup before they tied the knot on December 31, according to sources.
Sydney, Jan. 11 (ANI): New research shows China's controversial One Child Policy (OCP) has not only dramatically re-shaped the population, but has produced individuals lacking characteristics important for economic and social attainment.
Havana, Jan 10 (IANS) Cuban fencers Ramon Fonts, Rolando Tucker, Eduardo Jons and Rafaela Gonzalez have been selected to be inducted to the Hall of Fame of the International Fencing Federation (IFF) as a part of its centenary celebrations.
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): A research done by University of Arizona astronomy professor found that a popular alternative to Albert Einstein's theory for the acceleration of the expansion of the universe does not fit newly obtained data on a fundamental constant, the proton to electron mass ratio.
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) US psychologists have disputed the long-held notion that a group of five personality traits or their variations are a universal feature of human psychology.
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): A large asteroid belt is said to have been discovered around the star Vega, the second brightest star in northern night skies.
London, January 8 (ANI): Physicians treated sore eyes with the same active ingredients as today in ancient Rome, researchers say.
London, Jan. 8 (ANI): Doctors are sparing patients from undergoing surgery, by using Coca-Cola to treat a painful stomach condition.
Washington, January 5 (ANI): How can you tell if a person is male or female just by their voice?
London, Jan 4 (IANS) An unemployed Briton has spent his last 500 pounds putting up a billboard that features an ad asking for a job in the media industry.
Washington, December 3 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have supported the idea that a majority of infants are best left to self-soothe and fall back to sleep on their own.
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Social networking giant Facebook has been forced to disable messaging app after a British student discovered a flaw that made it possible to read other people's messages.
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) A mega sporting event held in China last year caused a loss of 12.78 billion yuan (over $2 billion) as authorities failed to contain their expenditure within budget, an audit report has revealed.
Washington, December 29 (ANI): Female university students get drunk quicker than their male counterparts, according to a study by the University of Vigo.
Washington, Dec. 28 (ANI): Employers should have a strict policy regarding pornography in the workplace if they want to avoid legal action from sexual harassment and discrimination charges, a study has revealed.
Washington, Dec 25 (IANS) Rapid environmental changes may have driven human evolution, occurring one after the other in east Africa about two million years ago, American researchers say.
London, December 22 (ANI): Marine animal groups like ammonoids and conodonts already peaked three or four million years earlier, namely still during the Ear-ly Triassic, researchers say.
Washington, December 20(ANI): It has been known that the normal gastrointestinal (GI) bacteria play a variety of very important roles in the biology of human and animals.
Paris, Dec 20 (IANS) Gut bugs, which play a vital role in the biology of human beings and animals, could also be driving appetite, say researchers in France.
Washington, December 20 (ANI): Human hands evolved not only for the manual dexterity needed to use tools, play a violin or paint a work of art, but so men could make fists and fight, researchers say.
Manipal, Dec 13 (IANS) Manipal University will host the South Zone Inter-University Cricket Dec 15-30.
Washington, December 13 (ANI): Male and female leaders with masculine voices are preferred by both men and women, however, even in leadership roles that are typically held by women, both sexes prefer women leaders with low-pitched voices, researchers say.
Washington, December 5 (ANI): Men who don't brush their teeth regularly are more likely to have erection problems, according to a study.
Ankara, Dec 4 (IANS) Inflamed gums, caused by severe periodontal disease, tripled chances of erectile dysfunction (ED) among men in their 30s, according to a Turkish study.
London, Dec 4(ANI): A new study has revealed that footballer players with not so charming looks are better performers on the pitch as compared to handsome players.
London, Nov. 23 (ANI): Notorious hacktivist group Anonymous cost global e-commerce firm PayPal 3.5 million pounds after a student attacked its website as part of a concerted effort by the cyber hackers.
London, November 22 (ANI): A man from London, who compares himself to 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' protagonist Christian Grey, has come forward to explain why he ritualistically enters into "mutually beneficial contracts" with students.
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) Researchers using chimps and bonobos to study reciprocity in humans, have found evidences that strongly suggest that favours are exchanged over long periods of time to build relationships.
Moscow, Nov 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian organisers of the 2018 World Cup put forward four arenas for the 2017 Confederations Cup.
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Injured patients were less likely to die during hospitalisation if they had alcohol in their blood, according to a new study.