Researchers discover astonishing self-organization skills of brain

A new study drove by Max Planck Society uncovered how brain structures can maintain function and stable dynamics even in unusual conditions. Their results might lay the foundations for better understanding and treating conditions like epilepsy and autism. The neurons in our brains are connected with each other, forming small functional units called […]

Study finds Covid-19 pandemic severely impacts mental health of young people

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which has wreaked havoc worldwide, severely impacted the mental health of young people with increased levels of clinical depression being identified, a new study suggested. The findings of the study were published in the journal ‘Psychiatry Research’. Apart from increased levels of clinic depression being reported, a decrease in alcohol consumption was identified amongst young people during the pandemic. […]

Dua Lipa to headline Elton John’s Oscar pre-party special

With the Oscars just one month away, veteran singer-songwriter Elton John is getting ready to party with a little help from his friends. As per Variety, Grammy-winning singer Dua Lipa is on board to perform during the 29th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards pre-party special. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will take place as a […]

Astral Foundation helps Hiwali get its first water pipeline after independence

Astral Foundation is a CSR arm of the Astral group functioning for sustainable development. This World Water Day, Astral Foundation has taken up a unique initiative of making water accessible to remote villages facing an acute water shortage on summer days. As nothing is more essential to life than water on earth, the current water availability […]

Kangana Ranaut pens motivational note on the occasion of her 34th birthday

Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut turned a year older on Tuesday. Celebrating the occasion, the actor shared a motivational message for girls, encouraging them to chase their dreams and break social prejudices. The ‘Queen’ actor took to her Twitter handle on the occasion of her 34th birthday and shared a long note talking about her achievements in […]

Nintendo teams up with ‘Pokemon Go’ creator for smartphone games

Japanese games giant Nintendo is teaming up with the US firm behind runaway hit Pokemon Go to develop augmented reality smartphone games, the two companies said today. Their first joint venture will involve Nintendo’s lovable half-vegetable, half-animal Pikmin characters in a game expected to launch sometime this year. Augmented reality (AR) technology […]