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Kids sharing iPads in class likelier to score higher on achievement tests  Apr 13, 1:36 pm
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that kindergartners who shared iPads in class scored higher on achievement tests as compared to those who were in classes that had no iPads or classes with iPads for each student.
We get more trusting as we age   Mar 20, 9:47 am
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): A new study has shed light on a bright side to getting older suggesting that getting older doesn't necessarily make people cynical and suspicious.
Lifelong accumulation of amyloid molecules may contribute to Alzheimer's   Mar 2, 2:39 pm
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): A new study has shown that are lifelong accumulation of amyloid, which are insoluble fibrous protein aggregates, in neurons of people as young as 20.
Practice can actually make you perfect even when it comes to singing   Feb 10, 1:04 pm
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that singing accurately is not so much a talent as a learned skill that can decline over time if not used.
Quit smoking to get rid of that 'back pain'   Nov 4, 11:48 am
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A new study has had suggested that is smokers want to get rid of their back pain issues, they'll have to put the cigarette out.
Now, wearable 'skin-like' device to monitor heart, skin health  Sep 25, 10:37 am
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new device, which is much like skin itself and when worn, monitors heart and skin.
Stimulating brain with electric current could improve memory  Aug 29, 10:45 am
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): A new study has found that stimulating a specific part of bran with non-invasive electric current, called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, could boost a person's memory.
Now, turn up the music to feel 'powerful'  Aug 6, 12:27 pm
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): A new study has found that listening to music, especially high levels of 'bass', helps one feel all pumped up and powerful.
Now, an app exclusively for acne sufferers  Apr 2, 1:02 pm
Washington, April 2 (ANI): Acne sufferers around the world are now using an iPhone app created at Northwestern University to learn how certain foods affect their skin conditions.
New intravaginal ring protects against HIV as well as unwanted pregnancy  Mar 6, 11:05 am
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): A Northwestern University biomedical engineer has designed a first-of-its-kind intravaginal ring that reliably delivers an antiretroviral drug and a contraceptive for months.
How some people age more gracefully than others   Feb 17, 3:20 pm
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A scientist from Northwestern University has suggested that an individual's personality plays an important part in his or her cognitive outcomes.
Why fish are such swell swimmers revealed  Jun 25, 4:01 pm
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Researchers at Northwestern University led by an Indian professor have revealed some of the mechanical properties that allow fish to move so intricately.
Ketamine cousin rapidly lifts depression sans 'street drug' side effects  May 31, 10:20 am
Washington, May 31 (ANI): GLYX-13, a molecular cousin to ketamine, induces similar antidepressant results without the street drug side effects, according to a study.
Foldable electronics come closer to reality with inkjet-printed graphene   May 21, 2:41 pm
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Bendable tablet computer or an electronic newspaper that could fold to fit in a pocket may not be so far off.
Another gene key to morning wake-up call identified  May 17, 2:31 pm
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A gene involved in neurodegenerative disease also plays a critical role in the proper function of the circadian clock, according to Northwestern University scientists.
Quest for dark matter starts in form of tiny bubbles  May 4, 12:19 pm
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A group of physicists from Northwestern University have launched an unusual new experiment in an attempt to be the first to directly confirm the existence of dark matter.
Gene necessary for mice to avoid cats discovered  Apr 30, 3:05 pm
London, April 30 (ANI): A Northwestern University study has shed light on how a mouse instinctively avoids a cat, when it smells the feline.
5 habits of happiest couples  Apr 8, 1:39 pm
Washington, April 8 (ANI): There are couples who even after years together still can't seem to get enough of each other.
7 heart-healthy lifestyle steps that can cut cancer risk  Mar 19, 10:17 am
Washington, Mar. 19 (ANI): The American Heart Association's seven steps for a healthy heart- dubbed Life's Simple 7 - can also help keep cancer at bay, a new study has claimed.
Trust fools people but it's good for relationships  Feb 28, 11:13 am
Washington, February 28 (ANI): Trust is crucial to a healthy relationship, as it can fool you into remembering that your partner was more considerate and less hurtful than he or she actually was, according to a new study.
New flexible battery can stretch up to 300 pc of its original size and still function  Feb 27, 11:35 am
London, February 27 (ANI): Scientists have developed a stretchable lithium-ion battery-a flexible device capable of powering their innovative stretchable electronics.
Patients' own bone marrow cells used in bladder regeneration  Feb 19, 2:37 pm
Washington, February 19 (ANI): An Indian origin scientist and his team have taken a new approach to bladder regeneration by harvesting cells from a patient's healthy bone marrow.
Marine mussels inspire 'glue' for surgical repair and cancer drug delivery  Feb 18, 3:05 pm
Washington, February 18 (ANI): Marine mussels can adhere to virtually all inorganic and organic surfaces, sustaining their tenacious bonds in saltwater, including turbulent tidal environments.
Just 7-min writing exercise can boost your married life  Feb 6, 10:19 am
Washington, February 6(ANI): A brief writing intervention that helps spouses adopt a more objective outlook on marital conflict could help preserve the quality of their marriage, which generally declines over time, say experts.
Natural evolution inspires more efficient organic solar cells   Jan 27, 1:49 pm
London, January 27 (ANI): A geometrically-patterned light scattering layer designed by McCormick researchers could make solar cells more efficient and less expensive.
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