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  • negative impact of smoking on facial appearances

    Non-smokers more attractive: Study

    If you are a smoker then people will find you less attractive, that’s what a study says. Non-smokers are proved to be more attractive than smokers as proofs of negative impact of smoking on facial appearances, say researchers at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom.

  • cyborg beetle

    Beetles to the rescue in disasters

    A swarm of beetles, carrying tiny computers as backpacks, could one day be crawling through cracks and crevices in search of survivors during rescue missions.

  • fly public health surveillance

    Flies can help in public health surveillance: Study

    Science could soon unleash a most incongruous army in the war against disease - one composed of filthy flies.

  • Professor Dr Samir K Saha

    ‘UNESCO award is recognition for my country’

    The UNESCO Carlos J Finlay Prize 2017 in Microbiology proves that the scientists in Bangladesh are doing world-class researches in their country, says Professor Dr Samir K Saha, a recipient of the award this year.

  • listening to understand,

    Listening could help understand others better than looking: Study

    If you want to really understand how someone is feeling it's better to listen to them without looking according to new US research, which finds that we read others emotions more accurately when using only vocal cues.

  • Global astronomers bids farewell to NASA's famed Cassini spacecraft

    Astronomers bid farewell to Saturn spacecraft

    Global astronomers bid farewell to NASA's famed Cassini spacecraft, which launched 20 years ago to circle Saturn and transformed the way we think about life elsewhere in the solar system.

  • NASA captures images of strong solar flares

    Two high-intensity solar flares are emitted, the second of which was the most intense recorded since the start of this sun cycle in December 2008, says NASA.

  • Muhammad Shaheer Niazi

    Pakistani youth's 'electric honeycomb' garners int'l praise

    Muhammad Shaheer Niazi, a 17-year-old Pakistani boy, has garnered praise for his visualisation of a phenomenon which can help engineers develop technology for printing, heating or biomedicine, The New York Times reports.

  • Scientists dim sunlight, suck up carbon dioxide

    Scientists are sucking carbon dioxide from the air with giant fans and preparing to release chemicals from a balloon to dim the sun's rays as part of a climate engineering push to cool the planet.

  • Slug slime inspires new kind of surgical glue

    Scientists develop an experimental surgical glue inspired by the mucus secreted by slugs that could offer an alternative to sutures and staples for closing wounds.