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Changes in Teenagers’ Brains Not Negative But Faster, Productive: UCLA Study

All over the world, adolescence get a bad rap with parents grappling with their behavior changes, mood swings and raging hormones, of immaturity and rebellion. Daniel J. Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA, however, says that it is all wrong. In his best-selling book, “Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain,” Siegel writes about new findings to ...

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New Censor Board Chairman Pahlaj Nihalani vows to keep off ‘undesirable values’ from films

By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS): As the new chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification, producer Pahlaj Nihalani says he will try to facilitate a healthy relationship with the film industry to “hold up a mirror to societal maladies and ensure that our society is free of undesirable values”. In an interview, Nihalani spoke of his ...

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Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Urges for R&D in Science, Harsh Vardhan Defends Paper on Ancient Aeroplanes

The 102nd Indian Science Congress session concluded on Wednesday with Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu urging the scientist community to invest heavily in research and development. Addressing the concluding session of the ISC 2015 in Mumbai, Suresh Prabhu focused more on attracting investments in science research but simultaneously warned against the misuse of the research for anti-social activities. “Science needs to ...

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Dakshina Kannada DC Proposes NGO-backed Society to Help Endosulfan Victims

Amid reports of endosulfan victims being neglected in the district of Dakshina Kannada, the district authorities have decided to set up a society to manage the affairs of a permanent rehabilitation centre for the victims of aerial spray of organochlorine insecticide and acaricide for cashew crops. The deputy commissioner A B Ibrahim said an NGO will be entrusted the responsibility ...

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