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Protein ‘switch’ in brain controls blood flow: study

New York: A protein “switch” within the tinywire-like capillaries of the brain controls the blood flow that ensures optimal brain function, a new

Mars may have had rings, and they may come back: study

Washington: Mars could once have had rings,and the red planet may regain them again, according to a new study. A new model developed by scientists at Purdue

Eating cheese may make you slimmer: study

London:Cheese lovers, rejoice! People who consume high-fat dairy products like cheese may have lower body mass index and cholesterol levels, a new Irish study

Earth’s first outer layer was single solid shell: Study

New York: Shortly after te Earth formed and began to cool, the planet’s first outer layer was a single, solid but deformable shell which later began to

700pc rise in superbug infections in US kids: study

Washington: Scientists have found a 700-percent surge in infections caused by bacteria from the Enterobacteriaceae family resistant to multiple kinds of

Brain scans may identify teens at drug abuse risk: study

Boston: Brain scans may help predict teens who are at risk of problematic drug use, even before such behaviour starts, a new study has claimed. Psychologists

Watching birds good for your mental health: study

London: People living in neighbourhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress, a new study claims.

Dietary prebiotics may improve sleep: study

Washington: Prebiotics – dietary fibres found naturally in foods like artichokes, raw garlic and onions – may help improve sleep and buffer the

Alzheimer’s may be caused by excess sugar: study

London: People who eat diets high in sugar may be at an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study has warned. For the first time a

Separation of binary asteroid points to Planet Nine: Study

London: Encounter with a planet beyond Pluto — the so-called Planet Nine — millions of years ago might have separated and pushed a binary asteroid

Cat owners may not have mental illness risk: study

London: Cat ownership during pregnancy or childhood may not pose a direct risk for psychotic symptoms, according to a new study that casts doubt over

New drug cocktail may treat hearing loss: study

Bosto: Scientists have found a cocktail of drugs that can regenerate hair cells in the inner ear, an advance that may pave the way for new treatments against

Chocolates, chewing gums may harm your digestive system: study

Washington: A common food additive found in chewing gums, chocolates and breads may significantly reduce the ability of small intestine cells to absorb

Clean drinking water linked to asthma risk in kids: study

Toronto: Access to good, clean water may be associated with a higher risk of asthma in children as they are deprived of the beneficial microbes, a new

Eating less may slow ageing: study

Washington: Consuming less calories may help slow down ageing and promote a long, healthy life, according to a new study that delves beyond the skin to unlock

Solar nebula formed 4.6 bn years ago: Study

New York: It was 4.6 billion years ago when an enormous cloud of hydrogen gas and dust collapsed under its own weight, eventually flattening into a disk to

Wearing police uniforms may lead to social bias: study

Toronto: Simply putting on a police uniform may affect how we perceive others, creating a bias towards those considered to be of a low social status,

Play partners can change children’s personality: Study

New York: Challenging a common perception that personality traits are ingrained, researchers have found that when preschoolers spend time around one another,

Earth’s water may have formed deep within mantle: study

London: Earth’s water may have originally been formed by chemical reactions deep within our planet’s mantle, according to new research. The new

Eating mulethi during pregnancy may harm baby’s brain: study

London:Mothers-to-be, take note! Eatinglarge amounts of liquorice, commonly known as mulethi in India, during pregnancy may adversely affect the development of