For the first time in 10 years,multiple states in the United States have witnessed a drop in adult obesity rate. Ohio, Minnesota, Montana, and New York are the states that saw the decline, unveiled the report, titled, 'The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America'.
An evidence review suggested that smartphone apps really help when it comes to improve heart health. Some researchers have found that such apps aid people keep following their health goals. The apps keep reporting the progress to a user and acts as a continuous encouragement to achieve better results.
A study appeared in the journal Science suggested that dogs understand the meaning of some words humans speak.
During the study, Hungary academics taught 13 pooches to voluntarily go inside an MRI scanner to check what happened in their brain when they spoke to the animals.
Scientists have got surprised with the discovery of something very stunning lurking behind one of the world's great wonders, Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
A group of scientists from James Cook University, the University of Sydney and the Queensland University of Technology have found an ancient, lesser known reef off the northern Queensland coast.
In a move which hints at tech giant Google's intensified efforts in the 'smart home' arena, Google's parent company Alphabet is shifting some engineers to Google from its Nest Labs subsidiary, which is Alphabet's standalone smart-home gadgets company.
In a proposed US-wide class-action lawsuit filed in California's Northern District federal court on Saturday, owners of tech giant Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets have complained that their handsets suffer from a design defect which causes a gradual unresponsiveness of the touchscreens of the devices, eventually making them inoperable.
In a Tuesday announcement, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors said that the new versions of its Model S sedan and Model X crossover will be equipped with a new upgraded battery pack -- to offer a longer battery range -- and will be capable of super fast acceleration.
In an announcement made on Monday, August 22, tech giant Google said that it is launching the much-anticipated next-generation version of its Android mobile operating system --- Android 7.0 'Nougat.' The latest Android version comes with a number of new features and enhancements.
In a move which will enable Facebook to build a stronger base of teenage users, a new teen-centric app has recently been launched by the social network, to allow high-school students and young college-goers to connect with one another.
The new app released by Facebook is called 'Lifestage.' It is presently available only on the iOS platform.