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Do your Facebook posts have God references? You are 15 times more likely to get diabetes
Usage of the words 'drink' and 'bottle' on social media were shown to be more predictive of alcohol abuse.
Feeling lonely and depressed? Your Facebook posts can predict mental health status
Words like 'tears', 'feelings', 'I' and 'me' indicate lone...
Supercolony of over 1.5 million penguins discovered
Scientists have discovered a previously unknown "supercolony" of more than 15,00,000 Adel...
Climate change may slowly starve bamboo lemurs: Study
Climate changes may be forcing bamboo lemurs - one of the most endangered primate species on Earth - to change their dietary habits, causing them to slowly starve, an international study warns.
Modern dogs emerged through single domestication process: Study
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Challenging previous research that suggested two domestication processes led to the modern dog, a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist says that all contemporary dogs have a common origin and emerged through a single domestication process of wolves 20,000 to 40,000 years ago.
Ancient Mars lake had microbe-friendly conditions: Study
New York, June 2 (IANS) An ancient Martian lake had conditions suitable for different types of microbes to survive, according to a new research that looked at findings from NASA's Curiosity rover mission's first 42 months.
Climate change threatening penguins in Antarctica: Study
Continued warming of Antarctica due to climate change may lead to decline of 60 per cent of Adelie penguin colonies by the end of this century, a new study has warned. Continued warming is expected to lead to population declines at approximately 30 per cent of colonies by 2060.
Jupiter-like planet discovered 100 light years away; may hold water
It is the first planet detected by the Gemini Planet Imager, or GPI, which was designed to discover and analyse faint, young planets.
In Silicon Valley, the quest to make gasoline out of thin air
Experts increasingly believe that any serious response to climate change must include proactively removing carbon from the atmosphere.
How system-level thinkers define their eras that other investors can only copy
Majority of money being traded in America is now “managed” by algorithms rather than by humans.
Too little too late: Restoring extinct species would take at least 8 mn years
In Caribbean alone, more than half of the mammal species went extinct after human colonisation, said researchers.
Ancient lake on Mars harboured diverse microbial life: Study
"These were very different, co-existing environments in the same lake," said Joel Hurowitz of Stony Brook University in the US.
Infrared links may soon replace wires in data centres
New York, Feb 1 (IANS) Communication in data centres in near future can become hassle-free as engineers are proposing to eliminate most of the wires and substitute infrared free-space optics for communications.
Cyber threat: Free livestreaming sites easy prey for malware attackers
A study found that about 5% of video overlay ads on free livestreaming websites are malicious and videos are streamed without the content owner's consent.
Women are more compassionate & polite than men on Facebook, says study
The words that women used on Facebook included wonderful, happy, birthday, daughter, baby, excited and thankful.
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