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Why forbidden fruit is hard to resist Jun 6, 2:01 pm
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new study from the University of British Columbia has shed light on how people become obsessed with forbidden pleasures.
Woman `detained` for carrying condoms and sexy undies Apr 23, 3:05 pm
Melbourne, Apr. 23 (ANI): A woman has claimed that she was detained by US border officials thrice in two weeks and accused of being a sex worker for carrying condoms and "racy underwear" in her baggage.
High doses of statins could damage kidney Mar 20, 2:43 pm
London, March 20 (ANI): Statins that are taken daily by millions of people to control cholesterol could dramatically increase the risk of kidney damage, researchers have warned.
Washington, March 1 (ANI): For women undergoing breast reconstruction using implants, most patient-reported outcomes are similar with two different shapes of silicone gel-filled implants: conventional round implants and anatomical "shaped" implants, according to a study
Volunteer adolescents have healthier hearts, finds research Feb 26, 4:30 pm
London, Feb. 26 (ANI): Giving back through volunteering is good for the human heart, researchers at the University of British Columbia have found.
Why 'food porn' holds no allure when we're satiated Jan 29, 12:03 pm
London, January 29 (ANI): Researchers from the University of British Columbia have shed light on why enticing pictures of food affect us less when we're full.
Bullying managers likelier to succeed Dec 24, 12:26 pm
London, December 24 (ANI): Aggressive, bullying managers are more likely to rise to the top because people are impressed by their dominance, according to a new study.
People with prestige and dominance more preferred as leaders Dec 20, 2:02 pm
Washington, December 20(ANI): Finding the next Barack Obama or Warren Buffett might be as simple as looking at who attracts the most eyes in a crowd, according to a new University of British Columbia study.
High insulin could make you fat Dec 5, 2:43 pm
Washington, December 5 (ANI): Obesity may develop when we eat too much, as a result of chronically high insulin levels, not the other way around.
Maternal depression can delay language development in babies Oct 9, 10:03 am
Washington, October 9 (ANI): Depression during pregnancy can alter a crucial period of language development in babies, according to a new study.
Fish getting smaller as oceans become warmer Oct 1, 1:17 pm
London, October 1 (ANI): A new study has warned that changes in ocean and climate systems could lead to smaller fish.
Global Oceans score 60 out of 100 in new health index Aug 16, 3:49 pm
Washington, August 16 (ANI): A team of international scientists, including fisheries researchers at the University of British Columbia undertook the first global quantitative assessment of ocean health and created a new Ocean Health Index.
Washington, August 1 (ANI): Employees who worry about workplace rejection or sabotage can end up bringing it upon themselves, say researchers.
Severe flu doubles risk of Parkinson's Jul 21, 10:15 am
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Severe influenza increases by two fold the odds that a person will develop Parkinson's disease later in life, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
Giving makes young children happier than when receiving Jun 20, 12:37 pm
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Children, even toddlers, are actually happier giving than receiving, according to a new study co-authored by three psychologists at the University of British Columbia.
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Researchers at the University of British Columbia have found a potential way to develop universal flu vaccines and eliminate the need for seasonal flu vaccinations.
Bullying in cyberworld differs from that in school Apr 14, 5:06 pm
Washington, April 14 (ANI): The dynamics of online bullying are different from traditional bullying, a University of British Columbia research has found.
Ottawa, April 14 (ANI): A Muslim student in the University of British Columbia, Canada, has been slammed by her peers for displaying a provocative photograph of a woman wearing a niqab and holding up a bra.
Picky females help promote diversity Apr 2, 10:56 am
London, April 2 (ANI): Picky females play a critical role in the survival and diversity of species, say researchers.
Your face can give the game away when you lie Mar 19, 2:16 pm
London, March 19 (ANI): Liars might think they are good at covering up their deceit, but their faces can tell whether he or she is lying.
'Lab on a chip' device will help understand malaria better Feb 29, 12:14 pm
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): A University of British Columbia researcher has come out with a simple and accurate device to study malaria - a disease that is increasingly resistant to drugs.
Singapore ranked 'unhealthiest country' in Eco2 Index Feb 21, 4:51 pm
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Singapore - a country that looks good economically - has been listed as the unhealthiest nation in a new economic and environmental index that includes 152 countries around the world.
Now, gloves that can sing with you Feb 19, 2:15 pm
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Scientists have designed a pair of musical gloves that can sing a duet with you, but you have to wave your hand to let your unusual partner croon.
Maternal depression can delay infant language development Feb 18, 11:32 am
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Environmental influences such as maternal depression or a bilingual upbringing can affect the timing of language development in babies, according to a new study.
Profusion of blood vessels cause Alzheimer's disease Sep 1, 6:44 pm
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): University of British Columbia scientists have suggested that a profusion of blood vessels may have led to Alzheimer's disease destroying the brain.
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