Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Children who get more sleep are at lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a study published in a US journal has said.
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Florida on Monday, sending the US space firm's last new first-generation Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station.
London, Aug 14 (IANS) The largest volcanic region on Earth -- with nearly 100 volcanoes -- has been discovered two km below the surface of the vast ice sheet in west Antarctica.
San Francisco, Aug 14 (IANS) E-commerce giant Amazon is offering refunds to customers who purchased eclipse glasses from the platform and warned them not to use the spectacles to view the total solar eclipse that will occur on August 21.
Bengaluru, Aug 14 (IANS) The US-based Marconi Society has announced its Lifetime Achievement Award to Indian-born Stanford University professor Thomas Kailath, for his outstanding contributions to modern communications.
Paris, Aug 14 (IANS) The defeat of the Carthaginian general Hannibal - regarded as one of the greatest military commanders in history - in the Second Punic War from 218-201 BC paved the way for the transition of Rome from a regional power to an Empire, an analysis of ancient Roman coins has shown.
San Francisco, Aug 14 (IANS) Neuroscientists at the University of California here have discovered that the animal brain reinforces motor skills during deep sleep.
Houston, Aug 14 (IANS) A senior official of China's Weiqi Association (CWA) said on Sunday that it' s lucky for both AlphaGo and Weiqi when they met, which brought the best in each other.
New York, Aug 13 (IANS) US researchers have discovered two previously unknown areas of the brain that help humans process familiar and unfamiliar faces differently.
London, Aug 13 (IANS) A team of scientists has uncovered how goldfish survive the harsh winters beneath frozen lakes by producing alcohol.
Bengaluru, Aug 13 (IANS) Indian seismologist Arun Bapat had warned, a day before it struck, of the the 6.5 magnitude earthquake that rocked China on August 8, killing close to 40 people and forcing the evacuation of thousands more.
London, Aug 13 (IANS) The Perseid meteor shower was seen over parts of the UK, giving stargazers the opportunity to spot scores of shooting stars in the sky, the media reported on Sunday.
New York, Aug 13 (IANS) Higher income individuals are more likely to be "weekend warriors", getting most of their activity on only a few days a week and also spend more time in sedentary pursuits, says a study.
New Delhi/Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Star gazers in India are in for a treat as the annual Perseid Meteor Shower peaks on the night of August 12 through the morning of August 13.
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) People in India will be able to witness the August 21 total solar eclipse on a YouTube channel, thanks to an initiative by Space India.