Tag: Duke University

Why parrots are great vocal imitators

New York: A team of scientists, including one of Indian-origin, has uncovered key structural differences in the brains of parrots that may explain their unparalleled ability to imitate sounds and human speech. The results also may lend insight into the neural mechanisms of human speech. “This opens up a huge avenue of research in parrots […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Brain activity may prevent insomnia-related depression

New York: While lack of sleep is a major risk factor for depression, not everyone who tosses and turns at night becomes depressed. According to a study, individuals whose brains are more attuned to rewards may be protected from the negative mental health effects of poor sleep. The findings revealed that students with poor quality […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Amritraj junior's fiance Riske stretched Serena at Wimbledon

London: Fast rising tennis player Alison Riske, who is slated to tie the knot with Anand Amritrajs son Stephen Amritraj after the Wimbledon, underlined her potential when she gave Serena Williams a run for her money in the quarterfinal of the grass court event. Riske and Stephen are expected to get hitched on July 20 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021