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Inspired by this observation, the researchers patterned arrays of photonic crystals in a hydrogel and then embedded these arrays in a second, non-colour-changing hydrogel. (Photo: ANI)

Scientists make colour-changing smart skin based on chameleons

Researchers make chameleon-inspired colour changing smart skin.

 Increased age at onset of obesity was associated with a lower risk of diabetes, with a 13 percent lower risk of developing T2D per one-year delay in onset. (Photo: ANI)

Early exposure to obesity can increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Longer exposure to obesity linked with increased risk of type 2 diabetes: Study.

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie found out through genetic testing that she is at high risk for breast cancer. She ultimately decided to undergo and a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy to reduce her risk of developing the disease.

The malignant crab

Why is genetic mutation commonly associated with breast and ovarian cancer?

The researchers began by applying a fluorescent substrate for visualizing and quantifying the neurotransmitter uptake of every genotype. (Photo: ANI)

Neurochemicals play significant roles in emotional and cognitive functions

Study suggests evolutionary changes in human brain potentially cause anxiety.

These findings can be scaled according to the human model to further explore the efficacy of caffeine-containing beverages, like coffee and tea, in aiding weight loss and cholesterol control. (Photo: ANI)

Caffeine can potentially control weight gain and cholesterol levels

Coffee, tea can keep you in shape this holiday season.


Kriti Kharbanda in an oufit by Prreeti Jaiin Nainutia

Ultra shorts for high fashion

Dressing short and sexy appears to be the hot new mantra for our stars.

Even an inch of denim is not wasted.

Jean 2.0!

This designer from Benglauru makes daily essential accessories from upcycled jeans.

The collection’s vacation feel continued with python printed shorts, sweater hoodies and conch shell earrings — relaxed but energetic. (Photo: AP)

Iconic Parisian fashion house forays on US soil

Miami Beach scene inspires Dior’s first US runway show.

Mrunal Thakur wearing Zwaan by designer Tanvi Sawlani

Masterclass in metallic

Shimmer and shine like a star this season with metallic shades in a whole spectrum of colours!


Tacos with Tomato salsa, Sour cream and Gaucamole Flour tortilla

Tricoloured recipes

Executive chef Avinash Kumar, Novotel Imagic Khopoli, shares the spirit of patriotism and nationalism with tri-colour recipes.

Vanilla baked yogurt with strawberries

Cooking for two

This valentine’s Day, ditch eating out and score brownie points with these delicious easy-to-replicate recipes at home.


Cooking for Christmas

Savoury tarts with different toppings are a good idea.

Roti Canai

Tropical delights

A terrain with quite a few similarities and dissimilarities with our country shares a lot in common with indian gastronomy.

Clover Club Cocktail

Easy gin sour

Master the art of mixing raspberry and gin that allures the palate in a way that no other cocktail does.


Vinod Rawat is a nationally acclaimed Royal Enfield rider, who has cycled, swam, and ran his way around some of the most difficult routes in the country.

No mountain high enough

At 44 years old, Vinod Rawat is a differently-abled biker who is scaling the country on his motorcycle.

Not all are happy with the crown prince’s style of governance or the changes. (Photo: AP)

Saudi Arabia makes effort to polish their image and appeal youngsters

Saudi Arabia cuts loose with bevy of models and a rave.

On the Delhi road State highway route, one can take a relaxing halt at the WelcomHeritage Inderpura Resort to sample the real Rajasthani hospitality.

Arty abodes of Shekhawati

The typical Rajasthani design elements like jharokhas, jhulas, backyard, stepwells, painted stable for animals, grand entry and exit doors, etc.

Take out the trash, and if there’s food in the fridge or on the counter that will spoil before you get back, get rid of it. (Photo: AP)

Follow these tips for happy homecomings after your travels

Before you travel, take steps to ensure a happy homecoming.


Debrabrata’s tribute to some of India’s greatest musicians and dancers.

Debabrata Pal: A gifted artist who immortalises dancers

Many artists have made their mark by painting various parts of Indian culture, tradition and heritage.

Padma Talwalkar (Photo: AVINASH PASRICHA)

Ragas in the morning, with the slowly emerging winter sun

The recent concert by Vidushi Padma Talwalkar was a true eye opener.

Cave art in Sulawesi was first discovered in the 1950s, with at least 242 caves and shelters containing such imagery documented since. (Photo: Instagram)

Research suggests Indonesian cave art was first form of story telling

Indonesian cave art is earliest known record of 'story telling', researchers say.

A project earlier this year to complete Schubert's Eighth Symphony was seen by some reviewers as being closer to an American film soundtrack than the Austrian composer's work.(Photo: AFP)

Team of musicologists and programmers racing to complete Beethoven’s symphony

Artificial Intelligence puts final notes on Beethoven's Tenth Symphony.


The complex canvas

A solo exhibition that captures diverse and complex human emotions on canvas.


Using them as a convenient remedy and becoming habituated to these insidious drugs is dangerous and over time becomes an addiction.

Don’t take a chill pill

Anxiety pill use may quickly turn into anxiety pill abuse, and it takes more than just will-power to get out of it.

Considering all the pros and cons in your relationship, the new year could be a great start to refresh. (Photo: ANI)

Will your relationship end this Christmas?

Christmas alert: Will your relationship end these holidays?

A recent study revealed that acquiring more knowledge about your partner and their actions influences how quickly and optimally they learn to collaborate. (Photo: ANI)

Knowing your colleagues better can avoid workplace conflict

Know your work partner more to avoid conflict.

A smart way to deal with a bully is to gang up with family and friends and confront the bully.

How to deal with the bully in your life

While rectifying the bully in one’s life is not an option, there are multiple other tricks that one can adopt to tackle them better.

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For far too long, the word ‘fat’ has been a bad word in our lexicon. We do not wish to look fat and hence, we avoid fats or fatty foods. (Photo credit:

Why fat is good for you

Mumbai-based dietician Zamrud Patel points out that like in the case of most things, fats too can be good or bad.

Mayanti Langer

Mayanti Langer shuts down her trolls

Soon, however, the trolls began attacking, with someone claiming that Stuart Binny was helping his wife carrying her baggage.

Dia Mirza

Dia Mirza and Aditi Rao Hydari’s glam looks on day 3 at LFW

The day ended with veteran designer Ritu Kumar's 'Nature's Origami' that showcased a sustainable fashion collection.

Vikas Khanna

‘Anything I do is associated with food’

Celebrated chef and filmmaker Vikas Khanna talks about his love for food, his film and giving back to the society.

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Needling into perfection

The procedure is an advanced technology that combines micro-needling with radio frequency energy.

In Focus

With this remarkable success came requests upon requests and it was from grandest of people.

How Mohamad Ghayad dines with Royalties of the world!

Mohammad Ghayad has done this by the ingenuity he brought to the world of wedding designs and architecture.

According to him, acting improves public speaking skill and also increases the teamwork mentality.

Actor Raj Hemant Tapkir shares what inspired him to get into entertainment industry

As a child, Raj always loved to perform, be it in the school or other events.

Born on 3 September 1994, Devanchey grew up in a West Side neighbourhood in Chicago.

Millennial entrepreneur Devanchey Bell brings an optimistic look to fashion

Just like most of the successful business stories out there, it took Bell long days and sleepless nights to achieve his dream. 

His music gives people another level of energy and makes them feel even more thrilled.

Joseph A Irving all aka Jay Pareil---- The power of music, he defines it best

Joseph A Irving III prominently recognized as Jay Pareil is a 26-year-old renowned Music artist born and raised in Philadelphia.