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Unimpressed by online classes, US students of Brown, Cornell, Columbia, other varsities want money back

Some class-action lawsuits seeking partial fee refunds from 26 universities say they are sitting on endowments surpassing USD 1 billion.

04 May 2020 3:45 PM

Is the future already here? Researchers build robot fingers that can sweat

Researchers have built a new type of soft robot fingers that sweat to cool themselves and prevent overheating.

31 Jan 2020 7:52 AM

A different perspective

Soon, Nirmal got the opportunity to work in Afghanistan twice, while his love for photography grew.

12 May 2019 5:23 AM

Novel, inexpensive robots can be powered with popcorn

Popcorn kernels, when heated, can expand more than 10 times in size.

05 Aug 2018 3:29 PM

Taurine deficiency could make men infertile, says study

Scientists claim a lack of the vital amino acid deforms sperm.

12 May 2018 12:59 PM


Study finds obesity robs the tongue of taste buds in mice

Scientists say if the findings pan out, they could lead to new ways to treat obesity.

21 Mar 2018 1:30 PM

Youngsters more likely to plead guilty to crimes they did not commit: study

Teenagers were significantly less influenced in their decision-making by whether they were guilty or innocent than adults were.

16 Mar 2018 1:41 PM

Study says no person is 100 per cent straight

Study says sexuality is a 'spectrum' and all of us get aroused by men and women.

14 Mar 2018 11:19 AM

Why entitled people are less likely to follow rules

Researchers conducted a series of studies, first to see who was more likely to avoid following instructions in a word search.

25 Dec 2017 5:47 PM

Bacteria help turn Greek yogurt waste into fuel

Traditionally, suppressing oxygen while feeding biodegradable waste to microbes results in the production of methane-rich gas.

14 Dec 2017 5:48 PM


US: Indian-origin student found dead after being missing for a week

Police said the circumstances of Narasipura’s death are still under investigation, but no foul play is suspected.

20 May 2017 12:45 PM