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K-CET 2017 Rank/Results Declared, Link Open Now, Check Rank, Cross-Check with 2016 Cutoff

The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) published the results link at around 12 noon but when enthusiastic candidates followed it, the results page said the access will be at 1 PM. Meanwhile, the website slowed down and some students concluded that it would have crashed under heavy traffic load. However, the link is available now and candidates can check their rank ...

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NASA to Reveal New Discovery of Something on Exoplanet, Where to Watch Live?

Yes, NASA will hold a news conference tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, to present its new findings of exoplanets around our closest stellar neighbor, Proxima Centauri, which exhibits similar habitable features for life. Watch it live at http://www.ustream.tv/NASAJPL2 For NASA TV streaming video, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv CNET claimed that it has seen the details but cannot share and gave out the hint saying, ...

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Cataracts linked to Increasing Incidence of Depression in Older Adults: Chinese Researchers

Going beyond diabetes, scientists found that older adults with cataracts too are more likely to have symptoms of depression, ruling out the belief that they are independent of each other.  They attributed the link to vision loss that might cause older adults to become isolated and withdrawn, or even refusing to seek treatment for cataracts. According to new research by ...

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Summer Breaks Increase Obesity in Kids: Study

Childhood obesity and overweight rates rise during summer break, not during school year, said a research study suggesting that major risk factors for child obesity lie outside of school. The new research from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin by Paul von Hippel, an associate professor, examined body mass index (BMI) and obesity ...

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Heart Attack, Stroke Within 1 Hour After Alcohol Consumption Likely, Warn Researchers

Many heart attacks reported immediately after alcohol consumption has been proved again and even moderate levels of consumption may double the risk of heart attack and stroke within an hour after drinking, a new study has showed. After analyzing data from 23 studies involving 30,000 participants in the hours and days after drinking alcohol, Elizabeth Mostofsky from Harvard TH Chan ...

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UN Agriculture Agency Helps in Linking Small Farmers to Markets in Bhutan

The UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed a financial agreement with the government of Bhutan recently that will reduce rural poverty and sustainably increase the incomes of over 28,000 smallholder farming households. IFAD will provide a total of US$14.4 million through a loan and two grants to implement the agricultural development programme which will focus on marketing and ...

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NASA’s LADEE Spacecraft Confirms Neon on Moon Surface For Sure

A speculation for decades that the moon’s thin atmosphere contains neon, which is known for use in electric signs on Earth with its typical characteristsics of intense glow has come true finally with NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft confirming the existence of the gas for the first time. The speculation has been there since the Apollo ...

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Smokers Gain Weight after Quitting, Confirms Study

Heavy smokers and smokers who are obese gain more weight after quitting, said a new study. For smokers, the number of cigarettes smoked daily and current body mass index (BMI) are predictive of changes in weight after quitting smoking, said researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. Quitting smoking may lead to some weight gain but how much weight gain ...

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Heavy Drinking Comes Down After Marriage, Shows Study

Maturing out is a stage in adulthood that makes many youth prone to alcohol but recent findings have shown that marriage can cause dramatic drinking reductions even among people with severe drinking problems. Researchers from the University of Missouri and Arizona State University have found evidence that marriage can cause dramatic drinking reductions even among people with severe drinking problems. ...

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Diabetes Drug Reduces Parkinson’s Disease Risk: Study

A type of drug used to treat diabetes may reduce the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine. The research, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, found that diabetes patients taking glitazone antidiabetes drugs (either rosiglitazone or pioglitazone) had a 28% lower incidence of Parkinson’s disease than people taking ...

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Anxiety is in Genes, Passed on from Anxious Parents: Study

Anxious parents are more likely to have anxious offspring, says a new study based on its finding from monkeys that would throw light into the possibility of developing anxiety and depression on hereditary basis. The study from the Department of Psychiatry and the Health Emotions Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison shows how an over-active brain circuit involving three ...

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IITM Researchers Say Global Warming Behind Monsoon Decline Over a Century

As India eagerly awaits for a better monsoon every year, the gradual decline in the rain-fed agricultural states is alarmingly visible, making meteorologists to link it to the possible global warming. Pune-based Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) has noted in its latest research paper that the rapid warming in the Indian Ocean has been weakening the monsoon consistently with ...

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Creative, Genius People Slip Into Mental Illness Easily

There is a genetic link between creativity and madness or mental illness and those who are creative are prone to develop schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, said a new study reiterating one of the old beliefs in the world that geniuses have a streak of mental tweak in brain. From the ancient Greeks to Shakespeare to Van Gogh, several creative people ...

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Genes Behind Looking 10 Years Younger, Finds Harvard Study

Why do some people look at least ten to 20 years younger compared to others who look older by mid 20s? Now the scientists have come out with the answer in genes, which make some look 10 years younger with their youthful skin. In a study undertaken by Harvard University and genetic database 23andMe on more than one million people, ...

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Sleeplessness is the Missing Link to Alzheimer’s Disease: UC Study

Scientists from the University of Columbia, Berkeley believe that sleeplessness leads to memory loss as a deficit of the deep, restorative slumber needed to hit the save button on memories in turn leads to the beta-amyloid protein to trigger Alzheimer’s disease. “Our findings reveal a new pathway through which Alzheimer’s disease may cause memory decline later in life,” said UCB’s ...

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PESSAT Results 2015 Out, Where to Check?

The Bangalore-based PES University has announced its Under Graduate Engineering entrance exam 2015 which was held online until May 18. More than 50,000 students have taken the test this year which entails admission into the second-most prestigious engineering institute after RV College of Engineering in Bangalore. Check the link here to visit the official website of the University to check ...

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Diabetes Leads to Alzheimer’s, Reiterates New Study

Though it was long held that there is a link between diabetes and the Alzheimer’s disease, another strong evidence has been found by researchers reiterating the fact. With high glucose levels in the blood, the amyloid beta, a key component of brain plaques in Alzheimer’s patients, also increases, said a study conducted in mice. The build up of these plaques ...

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