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From a flying insect to robotics: Here’s what you should know about biofluid mechanics

What do the flapping wings of a bird and a swimmer’s flexible movement in the water have in common? The answer is biofluid mechanics. Though it’s generally not a topic of conversation amongst most people biofluid mechanics is everywhere in our daily lives, from the air we breathe or the… Read more »

Here’s why you should start including a handful of walnuts in your diet everyday

There are many benefits to eating walnuts. Past research has shown that they help you control your appetite, and also guard you against colon cancer. There’s one more reason to add walnuts to your nutrition plan. Daily serving of 57 grams or 1/2 cup of walnuts may keep your digestive system healthy,… Read more »

UPSC civil services prelims 2017 result: Here’s how to check yours

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the results of Civil Services Preliminary Examination, 2017 on its official website. The examination was held on June 18 and the results were declared yesterday. Candidates can download their results by clicking here. Or see the result at the bottom of the story if… Read more »

Here’s another reason to take up yoga. It prevents memory decline in old age

Doing yoga for a long time could change the structure of your brain and protect it against cognitive decline in old age, suggests new research. When the researchers imaged the brains of elderly female yoga practitioners, they found that the “yoginis” have greater cortical thickness in the left prefrontal cortex,… Read more »

A yo-yo diet or weight cycling can harm your heart, metabolism and cause depression. Here’s how

When home-maker and mother Karishma Sharma (35) was trying to lose weight, she tried different kinds of diets. While some were low in calorie, others required her to consume only protein-rich food. While she lost a few pounds initially, over a period of time, Sharma’s body stopped reacting to all… Read more »

Weekend without stress: Here’s our list of top studies that help you fight the blues

Stress is an inevitable part of modern life. Yet it can harm your physical and mental health and increase rate of mortality. Read on to find out what the harmful effects of stress and what to do about it. Cycling lowers stress levels. (Shutterstock) 1) Cycling to work lowers stress… Read more »

Women, here’s how your desire to diet may depend on your partner’s looks

Want to shed those extra kilos by cutting on some calories? A new study suggests that a woman’s desire to diet and seek a slim body may depend on the attractiveness of a romantic partner, highlighting the fairer sex’s risk of developing eating disorders. The study showed that women who were… Read more »

Dear moms, here’s another reason to breastfeed your baby. It’ll protect you against MS

Mothers who breastfeed for at least 15 months over one or more pregnancies may be 53% less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) compared with those who do not breastfeed at all or do so for up to four months, says a study. MS is a disease in which the… Read more »

Playing crossword puzzles keeps dementia away. Here’s how

If you enjoy playing word puzzles and crosswords, you’ll love what a new study has found. Solving crosswords may improve brain function and keep your brain ten years younger, say researchers. The results indicated that the more regularly people engaged with word puzzles, the better they performed on cognitive tasks… Read more »

Running on sand is good for your heart and legs. Here’s how to do it right

As a seasonal alternative to pounding pavements or gym treadmills, running on sandy seashores is a good way to train while on vacation while also boosting motivation with a change of scenery. Here’s a look at some of the advantages of running on the beach and how to get ready… Read more »