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Google-owned company makes creepy robotic reindeer

A Google-owned company has made robotic reindeer, but they are probably not aware of how creepy their reindeer creations actually are for the normal folks out there. The outlook of reindeer robots is devious enough to freak out people on the Internet.

They don’t look like Rudolf and... read more

Research Links Kangaroo Care with Reduction in Infant Mortality

Scientists through a newly conducted research suggested that the survival rate of newborn and underweight babies can be reduced if they are given ‘kangaroo care’. Babies given ‘kangaroo care’ are nestled directly against their mother’s breasts.

As per experts, this type of infant are... read more

First Step taken towards developing ‘Bioartificial’ Replacement Limbs

A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have grown limb of rat in lab. It's considered to be evidence that human limb transplant surgery using patient's own biological material could one day be a reality.

In the journal Biomaterials, they have explained their... read more

Study shows Higher-than-recommended Salt has no ill effect on Blood Pressure

Earlier, heath officials in the United States warned that nine out of 10 kids in the country ate more salt than they should. They also said that the high intake could increase the risk of high blood pressure and heart diseases. But a new study has claimed that consuming high amount of salt has... read more

Air Pollution impacts brain in long term: Research

Exposure to Air pollution in a long term can have detrimental effect on the brain, according to a new study involving MRI scans conducted on 943 healthy adults. The research team used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for study subjects above 60 years of age in New England region and compared... read more

Boston Bombing Jury to hear Closing Arguments

Today will be the last chance of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's legal team to emotionally connect with the jury as the closing arguments are scheduled to begin.

The jury will begin the deliberation process on the boy's guilt in April's gruesome attacks, once the federal prosecutors and defense... read more

Oxytocin could reduce appetite and help control weight: Study

Research team at Harvard Medical School, Boston has found that oxytocin hormone could lead to lower appetite and help reduce calorie intake. The results of the study published in the Endocrine Society journal have suggested that men consumed 122 fewer calories after they received a single dose... read more

Lineage’s ‘Bevy’ connected device allows families to store digital photos/videos

On Wednesday, Boston-based startup Lineage Labs announced the official launch of its first product --- ‘Bevy,’ a wireless storage device and mobile app which gives families the ability to store as well as organize its digital photos and videos in one place.

Bevy is a small, network-... read more

Reading e-books from laptops and mobile phones affect sleep: Study

A new study has revealed that people who read e-books from laptops and mobile phones before going to bed experience a harder time falling asleep. The new research is co-authored by Anne-Marie Chang claims. Chang is a Penn State bio-behavioral health professor.

The study was carried out at... read more

Boston Bombing Victim Doing Well after Surgery

About 19 months ago, Rebekah DiMartino, 27, was a spectator at the Boston Marathon when a bomb exploded about three meters from her. During last few months, she has gone through one of the toughest situations of her life. But now, she has awakened and is doing well after undergoing surgery.... read more

Walsh announces Regional Summit on Climate Change

A regional summit on climate change was announced on Wednesday by Mayor Martin J. Walsh on the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.

According to Walsh, rising sea levels and powerful storms pose a serious threat.

At the University of Massachusetts Boston, the summit will be... read more

Researchers through a recent study revealed that eating fish can help to reduce the risk of going deaf by up to 20%.  For the study, researchers tracked about 65,215 nurses over a period of 18 years from 1991 to 2009. They said that within this duration more than 11,000 women reported hearing loss.  Researchers said during the study, they found that women who were eating at least two servings of fish per week had 20% less chances of experiencing the hearing loss as compared to those women who followed a nor

Researchers through a recent study revealed that eating fish can help to reduce the risk of going deaf by up to 20%.

For the study, researchers tracked about 65,215 nurses over a period of 18 years from 1991 to 2009. They said that within this duration more than 11,000 women reported... read more

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