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Arctic sea ice volume holds up in 2014

Arctic sea ice volume holds up in 2014

Arctic sea ice may be more resilient than many observers recognise. While global warming seems to have…


You may soon use WhatsApp from your desktop

You may soon use WhatsApp from your desktop

It looks like WhatsApp might be bringing its messaging service to the web. The rumours started shortly…


Nathan Wolfe: On the hunt for new viruses Nathan Wolfe: On the hunt for new viruses

The Wall Street Journal What scares the virologist Nathan Wolfe?   Having spent years living in…


Facebook thinking about \'dislike\' function - Zuckerberg Facebook thinking about \'dislike\' function - Zuckerberg

Facebook is thinking about adding a way to "dislike" posts on its site, founder Mark Zuckerberg…


Top 10 physics breakthroughs listed Top 10 physics breakthroughs listed

Landing on a comet, nuclear fusion with lasers and a tractor beam are among the 10 physics breakthroughs…


BD signs deal with CERN to boost science BD signs deal with CERN to boost science

Bangladesh signed an ‘International Cooperation Agreement’ with CERN (European organisation…


Study: 270,000 tons of plastic floating in oceans

Study: 270,000 tons of plastic floating in oceans

A new study estimates nearly 270,000 tons of plastic is floating in the world’s oceans. That’s…


Rosetta Suggests Earth\'s Water Came From Asteroids, Not Comets Rosetta Suggests Earth\'s Water Came From Asteroids, Not Comets

Washington:  Water on Earth is more likely to have come from asteroids that hit our planet billions…


Paperless office runs on wind energy, apps Paperless office runs on wind energy, apps

LONDON: In a move to ensure environmental sustainability, a futuristic office is here where the energy…


Curiosity rover takes new Selfie on Mars Curiosity rover takes new Selfie on Mars

NEW YORK:  NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has posted a new selfie taken on a sandstone outcrop…


Spacecraft Has Journeyed 3 Billion Miles Spacecraft Has Journeyed 3 Billion Miles

Cape Canaveral, Florida:  After nine years and a journey of 3 billion miles (4.8 billion km), NASA's…


Electric eel remotely control their prey! Electric eel remotely control their prey!

An electric eel discharges high voltage to paralyze prey, making it easy to capture, the study says,…


Orion ‘Mars ship’ launch aborted
Orion ‘Mars ship’ launch aborted

The US space agency (Nasa) has aborted the launch of its Orion Mars capsule test mission, amid technical…


Climate change: UN projects for poorest ‘feared frozen’
Climate change: UN projects for poorest ‘feared frozen’

Hundreds of United Nations-backed projects to help the world’s poorest countries cope with the…


Eye-tech TV box helps colour-blind viewers Eye-tech TV box helps colour-blind viewers

A set-top TV box that can help people with colour blindness better differentiate shades has been developed…


Driverless cars set to be tested in four English cities Driverless cars set to be tested in four English cities

The four English locations picked to test driverless cars have been named. Greenwich, in south-east…


NASA gets new countdown clock just in time

NASA gets new countdown clock just in time

NASA has a new state-of-the-art space capsule on the launch pad and a new high-tech countdown clock…


Human eye can see ‘invisible’ infrared light

Human eye can see ‘invisible’ infrared light

Any science textbook will tell you that humans cannot see infrared light, but researchers have found…


Japan launches rocket carrying asteroid probe

Japan launches rocket carrying asteroid probe

Japan on Wednesday launched a rocket carrying a space probe destined for a distant asteroid, just weeks…


100 brains jar missing from Texas University

100 brains jar missing from Texas University

About 100 pickled brains have gone missing from an American university, leaving professors scratching…


Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could end mankind Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could end mankind

Prof Stephen Hawking, one of Britain’s pre-eminent scientists, has said that efforts to create…


HIV evolving \'into milder form\' HIV evolving \'into milder form\'

HIV is evolving to become less deadly and less infectious, according to a major scientific study. The…


Controversial DNA test comes to UK

Controversial DNA test comes to UK

A personal DNA test that has sparked controversy in the US has launched in the UK, a BBC report said.…


First test-tube baby penguin says hello to the world First test-tube baby penguin says hello to the world

To science, she’s simply known as “184.” But on the empirical cuteness scale, the…


MIT\'s robotic cheetah no longer needs a leash MIT\'s robotic cheetah no longer needs a leash

MASSACHUSETTS: MIT improves its robo-cheetah by giving it the ability to bound and run around outside…


Five-year-old passes Microsoft exam Five-year-old passes Microsoft exam

A boy from Coventry has become the youngest computer specialist in the world. Ayan Qureshi is now a…


Microsoft patches 2-decade crack in Windows software

Microsoft patches 2-decade crack in Windows software

Microsoft issued an emergency patch Wednesday for a dangerous flaw that has existing in Windows operating…


Rosetta\'s spacecraft successfully lands on comet Rosetta\'s spacecraft successfully lands on comet

DARMSTADT: European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe on Wednesday successfully deployed its robotic…


Google Bus in Bangladesh to increase internet use Google Bus in Bangladesh to increase internet use

Google Bus has been launched in Bangladesh aiming to train and increase internet use among the college…


Fossil fuel promises are being broken

Fossil fuel promises are being broken

World governments have been breaking promises to phase out subsidies for fossil fuels, a BBC report…


Portugal Legionnaires’ disease outbreak kills five

Portugal Legionnaires’ disease outbreak kills five

An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease has killed five people and infected more than 230 others…

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