Even During Deep Sleep, Mouse Pupils Filter the Outside World

(Credit: Shutterstock) The eye may not be the window to the soul in the conventional sense, but it is a window into the intricate workings of the mind. The pupil of the eye fluctuates and varies a lot in humans and many mammals. If tracked during the day, the pupil will not only respond to changes in external stimuli such as light, but also to internal conditions such as attention…

January 18, 2018
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Delhi Man Gets 3 Years In Jail For Snatching Gold Chain

New Delhi: A Delhi court has upheld a three-year jail term given to a 21-year-old man for snatching a gold chain from the neck of a woman and said he doesn’t deserve any leniency as the offence was well “crafted”. Special judge Harish Dudani dismissed the appeal of west Delhi resident Sonu, saying the offence he committed will leave scars in the mind of the victim for years to come….

January 18, 2018
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Morstead 'blown away' by Vikes' fans donations

12:22 PM ET Michael Triplett METAIRIE, La. – As New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead said, the Minnesota Vikings fans are “officially ridiculous.” As of Thursday morning, Vikings fans had donated more than $150,000 to Morstead’s “What You Give Will Grow” charity – the latest in a growing trend of NFL fan bases showing appreciation for players on other teams. In this case, a Vikings fan apparently first suggested on…

January 18, 2018
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Commissioner's Report Confirms Hookah Served Triggered Kamala Mills Fire

Mumbai: The inquiry report by the Mumbai municipal commissioner on the deadly fire at Kamla Mills compound here has confirmed the theory that flying embers from hookah served illegally at Mojo’s Bistro was the trigger. Fourteen persons died, most of them at the roof-top ‘1 Above’ pub next to Mojo’s Bistro, in the fire on December 29. The report submitted by municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta has found that the blaze…

January 18, 2018
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Judge chides Nassar for complaints in his letter

12:16 PM ET LANSING, Mich. — Larry Nassar told a circuit court judge in a letter this week that he wasn’t sure if he was mentally able to handle facing a week of comments from the women he has admitted to abusing for decades. Nassar, 54, pleaded guilty to 10 counts of first-degree criminal sexual account in November. Part of the plea deal allowed all of the 135 women who…

January 18, 2018
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This anti-ageing protein may combat obesity, cancers

By: IANS | New York | Published: January 18, 2018 10:42 pm Conversely, using agents that block the pathway, they also hope to explore therapies for conditions such as liver cancer and bone diseases, among others. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Scientists have revealed the three-dimensional (3D) structure of an anti-ageing protein, that may not only increase human lifespan but also help develop therapies for age-related diseases such as diabetes, obesity and…

January 18, 2018
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Toothpaste ingredient can combat malaria, finds robot scientist

By: IANS | London | Published: January 18, 2018 10:32 pm Malaria kills over half a million people each year, pre-dominantly in Africa and south-east Asia. (Source: Thinkstock Images) An anti-bacterial and anti-fungal agent commonly found in toothpaste, soaps and detergents can be used as a drug against strains of malaria parasite that have grown resistant, a study led by an artificially-intelligent “robot scientist” has revealed. The study aided by…

January 18, 2018
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80% people play online games to relax

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: January 18, 2018 10:31 pm According to a survey, an user plays around 15-18 games per day and spends around 30 minutes every day on the platform. (Source: File Photo) People play online games to relax and de-stress, according to a survey. The survey by Reycreo, a platform for easy and fun gaming experience, was conducted among 1,000 people to understand the lifestyle…

January 18, 2018
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LOOSE LIPS: Guess which actress made an award show organiser go mad with her crazy demand?

By Miss Loose Lips Written by Miss Loose Lips | Mumbai | Updated: January 18, 2018 10:49 pm Today’s scoop is about a veteran diva who made organisers of an awards function dance to her tunes. Hello, Lovelies! As the award season has hit town, we have many backstage gossips just for you! Today’s scoop is about a veteran diva who made organisers of an awards function dance to her…

January 18, 2018
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