HindustanTimes Tue,21 Oct 2014

Insecure lovers share more on social media

Does your partner post nostalgic photos from an old vacation or a family album on social networking websites too often? Chances are that he is insecure about his relationship status.

Only the fastest, 'stickiest' win: Study finds how sperms compete to fertilise egg

In situations where a female copulates with several males in quick succession, only the best sperm, marked by speed, size and viscosity, wins the race to fertilise the egg, says a study.

Decoded: Why men cheat on their partners despite being in love

A new survey has revealed partners cheat because they don't get to go between the sheets more often. According to the survey by a dating website, 18% men revealed they cheated because they were tired of arguing,

Hear this, guys: Women like mom-in-law as birthing partner

A new survey has suggested that 20% of women prefer their mother in-laws as their birthing partner when they go into labour. However, 80% of new mums welcome their in-laws within minutes of the baby's arrival.

Propagating memes: Now, scan social behaviour on Twitter

Researchers at the Indiana University in the US are working on a project to collect and analyse social pollution that is spreading on social media like Twitter. The project named Truthy will study what researchers call social epidemics.

Move over chocolate ladies! Men are more interested in sex than food

In a discovery that might be true even for some humans, researchers have shown that male brains- at least in nematodes - will suppress the ability to locate food in order to instead focus on finding a mate.

Is your kid hostile? Having a sibling can make them selfless!

Siblings uniquely promote the development of sympathy and a quality relationship with a brother or sister increases levels of altruism, a new study has found. The findings are surprising because boys typically report that they benefit less than girls from peer relationships.

7 tips to help you find 'the one' on matrimonial websites

The world of online dating and matrimonial websites can open up a whole plethora of choices that were not present earlier. Distance is no longer a constraint in finding your life partner if you dare to 'login' with the right intent. Here are some tips to navigate the space while making the best of what it provides.

Is your boss bullying you? A new study finds the solution

If you are a victim of bullying at the workplace, instead of suffering it silently find a co-worker with whom you could share your story, a study suggests.

Guess what influences your mood? It's your walk!

A new study has observed that the way one walks actually affects their mood. The study approached subjects where they were prompted to walk in a more depressed style, with less arm movement and their shoulders rolled forward, experienced worse moods than those who were induced to walk in a happier style.

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