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Retail therapy for jealous partners

Retail therapy for jealous partners

16 Jan 2017 | 6:48 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Have you ever felt jealous about the attention your romantic partner was giving to someone else? Perhaps your significant other seems to be enjoying a conversation with someone a little too much, or a co-worker is flirting with your partner at a company holiday party.

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Bilingualism may save brain resources as you age

Bilingualism may save brain resources as you age

09 Jan 2017 | 5:30 PM

New Delhi, Jan 9 (UNI) To do a task, the brain recruits different networks, or the highways on which different types of information flows, depending on the task to be done and therefore, perhaps, bilingual people are great at saving brain power, Canadian researchers have found.

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104th Indian Sciance Congress to begin tomorrow

104th Indian Sciance Congress to begin tomorrow

02 Jan 2017 | 4:05 PM

By CNR Vijaykumar Tirupathi, AP (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will set the tone for the five-day 104th Indian Science Congress, beginning at the world famous pilgrimage centre here tomorrow.

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Celebrated Scientist CNR Rao's Autobiography released

Celebrated Scientist CNR Rao's Autobiography released

23 Dec 2016 | 7:43 PM

Bengaluru, Dec 23 (UNI) Eminent Scientist and Bharata Ratna awardee Prof C N R Rao's Autobiography 'A Life in Science' that gives valuable insights into the Scientific research in India and about his journey into the scientific world was released here today.

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Classroom Internet use tied to poor performance

Classroom Internet use tied to poor performance

16 Dec 2016 | 5:39 PM

New Delhi, Dec 16 (UNI) Warning: Surfing the Internet in class is now linked to poorer test scores, even among the most intelligent and motivated of students.

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Study dispels myth that Santa only visits nice children

Study dispels myth that Santa only visits nice children

15 Dec 2016 | 5:13 PM

New Delhi, Dec 15 (UNI) A study in the Christmas issue of The BMJ dispels the myth that Santa Claus rewards children based on how nice or naughty they have been in the previous year.

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Mobile money lifted 2 per cent of Kenyans out of poverty: study

Mobile money lifted 2 per cent of Kenyans out of poverty: study

09 Dec 2016 | 1:45 PM

New Delhi, Dec 9 (UNI) Expansion of mobile money helped bring hundreds of thousands of Kenyans out of poverty, especially those in female-headed households, a new study today shows.

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What makes your voice yours?

What makes your voice yours?

03 Dec 2016 | 9:46 PM

New Delhi, Dec 3 (UNI) What are the characteristics of the way you say, "hello," (or anything else for that matter) that makes you recognisable over the phone? Despite the increasing amount of literature on personal voice quality, very little is actually known about how to characterise the sound of an individual speaker.

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How it takes just 6 seconds to hack a credit card

How it takes just 6 seconds to hack a credit card

02 Dec 2016 | 12:27 PM

New Delhi, Dec 2 (UNI) Even as the government in India talks about transition to cashless online transactions, scientists warn that working out the card number, expiry date and security code of any credit or debit card can take as little as six seconds and calls for nothing more than guesswork.

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