London, Sep 16 (IANS) Leaders often believe that they should show anger to make subordinates more compliant. Though angry leaders are perceived by others to wield more power, followers warm up more easily to those showing more vulnerable emotions, such as sadness, a study has found.
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) About half of the children in the US spend time in homes that have firearms kept for safety purposes, a study has found.
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) We may have Peruvians to thank for our favourite blue jeans as researchers have traced the earliest use of indigo as a dye to a 6,200-year-old fabric discovered during an excavation at Huaca Prieta on the north coast of Peru.
Vienna, Sep 15 (IANS) A 18-year-old Austrian girl has sued her parents for allegedly posting pictures, including embarrassing and intimate images from her childhood, on Facebook without her consent, media reported.
London, Sep 15 (IANS) People who aim to quit drinking entirely are more likely to achieve this goal if they are treated by a care provider who advocates total abstinence, a new study suggests.
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Old age may slow down memory and other physical and cognitive skills, but the brain has the remarkable potential to reduce these effects, a study has found.
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) Micro-blogging website Twitter has launched a new version of its app for digital media players -- Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and for Microsoft's video game console Xbox One -- allowing users to see live streaming video available on Twitter.
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Supplements of fatty acids found in fish oil, seafood and some algae may improve reading skills of schoolchildren, says a study.
Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) Author-journalist Ashwini Bhatnagar's fourth book -- and first work of fiction -- is bang on time in terms of topicality.
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Planning for pregnancy during the summer months may not be a good idea as you may be at an increased risk of developing gestational diabetes, a study says.
London, Sep 14 (IANS) In a bid to address the challenges faced by digital news stakeholders, the European Commission on Wednesday unveiled new proposals to protect the copyright of news organisations, web publishers, authors and others.
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Has your toddler started playing around with the touchscreen tablet, yet? It's good, if the child has, as his/her active scrolling of the screen would increase finer motor control, says a recent study.
New York, Sep 14 (IANS) Taking smiling selfies with your smartphone and sharing them with your friends can help make you a happier person, say computer scientists at the University of California, Irvine.