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Happy people less likely to experience memory decline: Study

The result, published in the journal Psychological Science, adds to a growing body of research on positive affect's role in healthy ageing

Published on 30th October 2020
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AI can diagnose asymptomatic COVID-19 patients using cellphone-recorded coughs, finds study

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US found that people who are asymptomatic may differ from healthy individuals in the way that they cough

Published on 29th October 2020
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Beating stigma with positivity: How Kerala's transgenders are carrying the state's education legacy forward

This year, eighteen transgender students passed the Kerala Government's Class XII equivalency examination. We spoke to three of them and understood their backstories

Published on 28th October 2020
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COVID-19 anxiety linked to body image issues in both men and women: Study

In the male participants, the study found that COVID-19-related anxiety and stress were associated with a greater desire for muscularity, with anxiety also associated with body fat dissatisfaction

Published on 23rd October 2020
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How the country’s first transgender-run Milk Cooperative Society in Kovilpatti has given them hope and an identity

Activist Grace Banu credits the District Collector, the District Revenue Officer and the relentless hard work of the transgender community in setting up the Cooperative

Published on 21st October 2020
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Polish professors, academics, threaten to boycott 'homophobic, xenophobic, fundamental' new education minister 

By Wednesday, more than 2,600 professors and other academics had signed a petition vowing to boycott Przemyslaw Czarnek, a member of the ruling conservative party

Published on 21st October 2020
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Educate Girls' solution to empower girls to go to school selected for MIT's Solve Challenge Finals

Making it to the top seven in the Learning for Girls and Women category, Educate Girls is now among 2020's new Solver Class of 35 tech-based social entrepreneurs

Published on 21st October 2020
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How Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences is providing Odisha's youth access to quality education

The children of KISS are educated, modern and they use their knowledge to improve their lives - be it through practice of better hygiene

Published on 20th October 2020
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Prime Minister Modi: NEP and other reforms will help make this 'India's Decade'

He was speaking at the Centenary convocation of the University of Mysore. He said that it was an honour to be there even if he could only be present virtually

Published on 19th October 2020
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COVID-19 has triggered an education crisis, gender inequality: UNESCO report 

Increase in gender-based violence, potential rise in teenage pregnancies or early marriages and possibility of a section of girls dropping out of schools or colleges are some of the implications

Published on 18th October 2020
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Survey suggests men, women perceive COVID dangers differently, consistent with why women-led countries doing better

This behavioural factor contributes to substantial gender differences in mortality and is consistent with women-led countries responding more effectively to the pandemic

Published on 18th October 2020
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Fear and loathing: Why being queer during the pandemic can only exacerbate mental health concerns

Despite the hard work an individual puts into finding their way out of the closet, speaking this truth out just a tad bit louder than the society deems it appropriate can still get them in trouble

Published on 14th October 2020
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Dust particles can dampen the reactions of nuclear explosion, finds Delhi scientist

She utilised her break in career in studying about explosions and the possible effects of dust particles on them

Published on 13th October 2020
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Why Dalits and the underprivileged in India have built-in barriers to accessing mental health care

Mental healthcare even for so-called privileged communities is dismal, so one can only shudder to imagine what it must be for those from non-privileged backgrounds

Published on 11th October 2020
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Why Indu Gopal's Project Kintsugi could be the support group that every domestic abuse survivor needs  

We spoke to Indu Gopal, who runs Project Kintsugi, a support group for divorced women and domestic abuse survivors

Published on 9th October 2020

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