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Activity Trackers May Overestimate Sleep Time

New York, Dec 28 (IANS) Wearable activity trackers that promise to monitor physical activity, sleep and other behaviours may be good at counting steps but bad at measuring sleep, says a new study. “Wearable devices…

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Are You a ‘Harbinger Of Failure’?

New York, Dec 28 (IANS) There have been products that turn out to be big flops. But still, these products get swept off stores quickly, leaving most consumers to wonder: Who exactly buys these things,…




Dogs Can Copy Their Pal’s Expressions

London, Dec 27 (IANS) In an indication that dogs could possess basic levels of empathy, researchers have found that our canine friends, just like humans, are capable of imitating the expression of their play mates….






‘Over-Qualified’ Employees May Benefit Employers

New York, Dec 27 (IANS) Ever faced job rejection due to “over-qualification”? But over-qualification — the condition of employees who believe that their qualifications exceed the requirements of their jobs — may actually be beneficial…




Meet the Animal That May Never Die

New York, Dec 26 (IANS) Is there a creature that can defeat death? Yes, says new research that confirmed that the tiny hydra – a centimetre-long polyp that inhabits fresh water all over the world…