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Study reveals how blue whales get big despite eating small

In a study of blue whales off California’s coast, scientists found that they favor krill only when their counts are high, and choosing to conserve their oxygen for future dives when krill counts are low. The feeding technique of the largest animal that has ever lived has so far remained a secret. Blue whales dive into the depths of the ...

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Study finds partner phubbing could ruin relationships

When one partner is more interested in phone notifications than the people around them, it could lead to strained relationships. A new term “phubbing’ is used for snubbing your partner with an overindulging use of smartphone. Researchers from Baylor’s University’s Hankamer School of Business have proved that excessive use of smartphones is damaging relationships, and leading to depression. In two separate ...

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Late bedtimes could cause weight gain in teens, study finds

A new study published in the journal Sleep has found that there is correlation between sleep and body mass index in teens and adults, who sleep late during the workweek. The study has found that teens who sleep late have a higher chance of gaining weight than their peers who sleep on time. Over the course of 15 years, researchers ...

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Scientists Have Found the Way To Edit Human Genome

A new CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats) system was introduced by the scientists in order to improve the precision and power of the existing genome engineering. They are said to help the bacteria in the body to fight against the viral attacks. Thus, they are widely used as genome editing tools in the health industry. Gamete is the ...

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Mobile App based research study reveals insights on losing weight

A new mobile app that was designed to work on a smartphone has revealed newer ways of eating that can help lose weight. Two Indian American scientists, Satchidananda Panda and Shubhroz Gill researched people’s eating habits by tracking the daily intake of 150 Americans. The results of the research have been published in the September 24 issue of Cell Metabolism. ...

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Study: Exercise and weight loss improves fertility in women

A recent study on female fertility has reiterated that better health has a direct bearing on fertility. The study, the results of which were published in the Journal of Child Endocrinology & Metabolism, concluded its results based on the study of 149 females between the age of 18 and 40. The women were observed and studied over four periods of ...

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Enamel has its origin in fish scales, Study says

Origins of life were from water. We all know well that the strongest tissue of the body is tooth enamel. Moving forward, tooth enamel has its ancestry from the scales of fish. It’s surprising right? Well, let’s discuss in detail how scientist made this observation. Scientist at the Sweden’s Uppsala University noted that the ancestry of fish had enamels on ...

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