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Last updated: Thursday, February 11, 2016 11:49:17 AM

Overly critical parents lead to persistence of ADHD in kids
New York, Feb 9 (IANS) Usually, children with symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorders (ADHD), a common behavioural disorder in kids, like poor concentration, hyperactivity and learning difficulties, tend to improve with age.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 2:44:04 PM

Google to launch New Age virtual reality headset soon
New York, Feb 9 (IANS) In a bid to take the virtual reality (VR) experience to a new high, Google is reportedly developing a new smartphone-assisted VR headset that will have better sensors, lenses and a more solid plastic casing for its users.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 2:34:05 PM

Lupita Nyong'o in talks to star in sci-fi thriller
Los Angeles, Feb 9 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o is in negotiations to star in "Intelligent Life", a sci-fi thriller that "Selma" filmmaker Ava DuVernay is being eyed to direct.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 2:20:06 PM

Oscars show will be most diverse ever, says producer
Los Angeles, Feb 9 (IANS) The 88th Academy Awards have been criticised for lack of racial diversity in the nominations, but the ceremony as a whole will be far from homogeneous, according to one of the show's producers.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 2:12:03 PM

New bacterial species that causes Lyme disease discovered
New York, Feb 9 (IANS) Researchers in the US have discovered a new bacterial species that causes the infectious Lyme disease in people.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 2:02:52 PM

Gut microbes can reduce severity of malaria
New York, Feb 9 (IANS) Micro-organisms in the gut have the potential to reduce the severity of malaria, suggests a new study.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 1:20:06 PM

Greenhouse gases fuelling long-term global warming
New York, Feb 9 (IANS) The Earth is known to be able to restore its temperature equilibrium after a period of natural warming. But the phenomenon tends to be overwhelmed locally by external drivers like greenhouse gases that can cause sustained changes in global temperature in the long run, a study has found.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 1:18:03 PM

Matt LeBlanc to star in new comedy
Los Angeles, Feb 9 (IANS) Actor Matt LeBlanc might join his former "Friends" co-star Matthew Perry on new comedy show "I'm Not Your Friend".

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 1:16:03 PM

Gigi Hadid bares it all for magazine cover
Los Angeles, Feb 9 (IANS) Model Gigi Hadid has exposed all for a magazine cover.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 1:08:04 PM

New fossil fish species with giant mouth discovered
New York, Feb 9 (IANS) Researchers have discovered two new fossil fish species that could swing the jaws open extra wide, like a parachute, from the Cretaceous Period, about 92 million years ago, when dinosaurs roamed the planet.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 1:06:05 PM

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