Day: February 16, 2016

Gravitational Waves Detected For The First Time Ever!

Gravitational waves have been detected for the first time ever — this discovery is expected to shake the world of science, specially astronomy. The findings will be published in the journal Physical Review Letters. The discovery was made by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) based in the US. The concept of gravitational waves was

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Having Breakfast Helps Obese People To Be More Active

Eating breakfast might cause obese people to grow more active, says a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Breakfast might be having more benefits than we would have thought. It is generally claimed to be the most important meal of the day and that it should, thus, not be skipped. New research

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Aggressive Behaviour Linked With Changes in Brain Cells

Aggressive behaviour in mice might be due to changes in brain cells of a particular region called the lateral septum. The paper published in the journal Current Biology might provide further insight into aggressiveness in other animals. Why do some people give in to violent outbursts that seem to come from nowhere? What causes this behaviour?

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Fastest Rate of Data Transmission Achieved At 1.125 terabits per second

The fastest rate for the transmission of data between a single transmitter and receiver has been achieved at 1.125 terabits per second by a team of researchers from the UK. The findings are documented in Scientific Reports. The newest record for data transmission speed was made using an optical communications system. The researchers describe their

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Fact Proven: Males, and Not Females, Display Gender Bias

Gender bias is a reality that cannot be denied. A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Washington (UW) provides further insight into the negative consequences of the mindset. The paper is published in the journal PLOS ONE. The scientists surveyed around 1,700 UW biology students enrolled in undergraduate programs who were asked to

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