Friday 01 August, 2014

How virtual crowds reveal real behaviour

Know why you do not bump into someone as you walk in a crowd where everyone seems to be moving in a coordinated way Continue reading “How virtual crowds reveal real behaviour” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Learning about sun damage from Bieber’s ‘big bang’

Justin Bieber may often be blamed for bad influences, but there is something he has taught researchers. His “big bang” hairstyle has come in handy while teaching kids about the ill effects of the sun More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Maths, reading ability ruled by same genes in kids

Don’t know why your kid is scared of maths? Check his reading ability first as nearly half of the genes that influence how well a child can read also play a role in their mathematics ability Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Full moon night may reduce sleep by 20 minutes

Next time when your grandmother tells you a folklore as you try to sleep on a full moon night, tell her to cut short as you are going to lose some sleep owing to the effect of lunar cycle on your brain Continue More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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Young and obese? Blame it on sedentary lifestyle

Cutting down on calories alone may not help you trim your bulging waistline as researchers have found that lack of leisure-time physical activity is linked to increased obesity Continue reading “Young and More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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New drug ring inside vagina may prevent HIV

A novel intravaginal ring implanted with anti-retroviral drug tablets, or pods, maintained steady state drug levels in the vaginal tissues Continue reading “New drug ring inside vagina may prevent HIV” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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WHO targets elimination of TB in over 30 countries

The World Health Organisation (WHO), along with the European Respiratory Society (ERS), Thursday presented a new framework to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) Continue reading “WHO targets elimination of TB in More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Experts are born, not made

Practice matters less than individual differences in skill or performance, says a study by researchers at Princeton University Continue reading “Experts are born, not made” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Donate blood to keep your heart healthy

If you are a shift worker, donating blood could be an easy way to reduce the risk of heart disease Continue reading “Donate blood to keep your heart healthy” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Just 25 minutes of meditation for three days reduces stress

Spend 25 minutes daily for just three consecutive days and kiss stress good-bye Continue reading “Just 25 minutes of meditation for three days reduces stress” »  More...