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Shrimp Undersea May Hold Clues to Alien Life, says NASA

At one of the world’s deepest undersea hydrothermal vents, tiny shrimp are piled on top of each other, layer upon layer, crawling on rock chimneys that spew hot water. Bacteria, inside the shrimps’ mouths and in specially evolved gill covers, produce organic matter that feed the crustaceans. Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are studying this mysterious ...

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Too Much Fruit Diet Can Worsen Depression in Kids: Study

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Going against the norm that fruits are good for health, a new study found that forcing your children to have too much fruit during adolescence can have negative consequences as a diet high in fructose, found naturally in fruits, may exacerbate their depressive behaviours. The consumption of a diet high in fructose throughout adolescence can worsen depressive and anxiety-like behaviour ...

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Healthy Food Habits: Ways and means of limiting the Trans Fat intake

Presently, India is facing the dual burden of disease – while large majority of the people are suffering from chronic energy deficiency (due to poor quantity and quality of food intake); a sizeable population on the other hand is also suffering from the diet-related chronic degenerative/lifestyle related diseases. The risk factors associated with these diseases include unhealthy dietary practices, physical ...

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Hello Mothers! Avoid fish for healthier babies

Potential mothers need to fast from fish for many years to avoid passing on certain harmful chemicals to their offsprings, an alarming study indicates. Fish and shellfish contain high-quality protein and omega-3 fatty acids that benefit children’s health, but the could also pass on certain harmful chemicals like persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and methylmercury. After one year of replacing fish ...

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Google gives new digital twist to Ramzan tradition

As the world Muslims begin fasting during the holy month of Ramzan from Friday, Google has come out with some venerable Ramzan traditions online. Besides, sharing the Islamic prayers live from Mecca on a dedicated YouTube channel, it will attract millions of people from around the world to experience and comment on the event through video. “Ramadan is about more ...

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