A new research has found that powerful earthquakes have left clear ground scars in the central Himalayas and this could have huge implications for the area.
A research team led by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore said that the area could see massive earthquakes of the magnitude 8 to 8.5 on the Richter scale. They also warned that their areas where the surface is not broken by the earthquakes are at risk.
Melbourne, December 26 : Smiling and cheerful teens are likely to earn more money than morose adolescents when they grow up, according to a study.
The study of 15,000 adolescents and young adults discovered a one-point increase in life satisfaction - another term for happiness, on a scale of five - at the age of 22 is associated with almost 2000 dollars higher pay a year at the age of 29, the Daily Telegraph reported.
Even in siblings, the happier teen went on to earn more than their less cheerful brothers or sisters, the study carried out on American teens found.
Nearly 92 per cent of working women in all major cities across India feel insecure, as one woman becomes victim of rape every 40 minutes in the country, a new study by ASSOCHAM Social Development Foundation (ASDF) has revealed.
The study covered women working in a number of key sectors like BPO/ITeS, hospitals, hospitality and civil aviation.
According to a new study, hating one's job can be as detrimental to a person's mental health as being unemployed.
Australian researchers have said that the poor working conditions can face similar mental pressure as those who are out of work. The researchers noted that psychological factors like demanding job, cruel boss and poor job security cause mental health problems in persons.
Basic consumer durables like bicycles and electric fans have become more affordable for rural consumers across India, thanks to increasing discretionary spending and comparatively low levels of price increase in durables, a fresh study by Crisil Research revealed.
According to the Crisil report, at least 50 per cent of rural households already own a bicycle, an electric fan and a mobile phone.
Climate change will hit Indian monsoon system very hard in the next two centuries unless governments take sincere steps to limit global warming, a new study has warned.
A team of researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Potsdam University found that the combination of rising temperatures and variations in force of the Pacific Walker circulation in spring could result into more frequent and harsh changes in monsoon rainfall between 2150 and 2200 A. D.
Small retailers will continue to rule the Indian market even after the entry of foreign investors as customers in the country do not care about the brand, according to a new study by the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A).
The research paper titled "FDI in India," prepared by IIM-A faculty Piyush Kumar Sinha and presented at the Indian Retail Forum 2012 in Mumbai, said that local customers give importance to effectiveness; rather than brand.
According to the findings of a new computer security research carried out by German researchers, nearly 8 percent of Android apps are "vulnerable" to attacks because of weak SSL implementations; and are apparently leaking the users' personal details, including their bank account information and webcam access.
According to a new study, the Ganga River, which s considered holy by many in the country, is now a poisonous river and people living along its costs in several states are at a high risk of cancer than any other place in the country.
The study, which was National Cancer Registry Programme (NCRP) under the Indian Council of Medical Research, said that that people living on Ganga coats in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Bengal are facing a high risk of the disease. Researchers found that river contains heavy metals and lethal chemicals that cause disease.
A recently-released study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has substantiated the Federal Highway Safety Administration’s observation that vehicle crashes are the main reason behind the death of teenagers; with the risks of teen driving apparently increasing manifold if there are fellow teenagers in a teen-driven vehicle.
According to a new survey, more than half of the working women in the UK admit that they judge their female colleagues on the basis of their clothing choices for workplace.
The survey conducted by Head of Brother UK Marketing and Communications also found that women in the UK spend 18 per cent of their salary for buying working cloths. A forth of the women who took the survey said that they changed their clothing style at work to compete with colleagues.
According to the statistics revealed by market research firm The NPD Group on Wednesday, an increasing number of people now prefer to use their television sets to watch online video content rather than their personal computers (PCs).
With the March 2010-launched image-based social network Pinterest having already become strongly identified with women users, a new survey by the Pew Internet & American Life Project has revealed that the dominance of women on Pinterest can be gauged from the fact that the site is used by nearly 19 percent of online women in the US.
A new research from Cambridge University researchers has shown that the chip and pin payment including cards has some weaknesses.
Researchers found that cards are prone to cloning despite several earlier suggestions that the chip and pin technology is safe and secure. The researchers said that weak implementation of cryptography methods were the main reason for the flaws.
Those who are breast-fed in infancy face lower risks of depression in their adulthoods, a fresh study by German researchers claimed.
A group of German researchers studied fifty-two adults, who were undergoing treatment for major depression, and compared them with more than one hundred healthy people who had never suffered depression.
Any subject, who was nursed for at least two weeks, was considered to have been breast-fed.
Brisbane, Sept 9 : A British mathematician has claimed to have got closer than anyone else to solving the decades old mystery of the clanging, opening chord at the start of the 1964 Beatles hit ‘A Hard Day’s Night.’
Dr Kevin Houston, from the University of Leeds, used sophisticated software to split up the sound on the record into its component frequencies, the Brisbane Times reported.
Presented on a computer screen, a pattern was revealed showing which notes were most prominent.
Health experts have warned that millions of users of eye lenses around the world could be at the risk of exposing themselves to a virus that can cause blindness.
The bug that is found in dust, sea, showers and swimming pools can reach to eyeballs and cause blindness. The number of people affected by the Acanthamoeba parasite is small worldwide but experts say that the risk is very high.
According to a new research, Ginkgo biloba, which is a popular herbal products based remedy, does not prevent Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers working on the largest prevention study in Europe found that taking ginkgo biloba did not prevent older adults from getting Alzheimer's disease. Earlier studies on animals had indicated that the popular herbal remedy might be helpful in fighting common form of dementia, but previous studies in humans have not been able to find any evidence of the effectiveness of the remedy against the disease.
According to a paper co-authored by Stanford computer scientist Balaji Prabhakar and Stanford biologist Deborah Gordon, the Internet algorithms which are used in Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) have been used by ants for ages.
According to a new research, about 4.1 million people above the age of 65 will be livening with cancer by the year 2040.
The study suggests that the number will treble from 1.3 million in 2010, which means that about one in every four older people will receive a cancer diagnosis in 2040, according to the study funded by the Macmillan Cancer Support charity.
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