Dhaka: 9:39 AM, Tue, 30 May, 2017

NASA to send mission to fly directly into sun’s atmosphere

Risingbd Desk: NASA is set to announce new details on its radical mission to fly directly into the sun’s atmosphere.

New £1 test can detect cancer early

Risingbd Desk: Thousands of cancer patients could have their disease detected earlier every year thanks to a new £1 test that identifies a 'risk marker' for cancer.

Time travel might be possible through black holes

Risingbd Desk: Literature professor Simon John James and physicist Richard Bower were both involved in the curating the exhibition, Time Machines – the past, the future, and how stories take us there.

World's first modular self-driving car

International Desk: Trying to find a car that matches your style is no easy task.

NASA probes spot a manmade bubble around Earth

Risingbd Desk: The influence of human activity extends far beyond the surface of Earth.
Observations with NASA’s Van Allen Probes have revealed the presence of a human-made ‘bubble’ around our planet, sometimes acting as a barrier against high-energy particles.

Facebook takes steps to limit bogus live streams

Risingbd Desk: In its mission to fight bogus live streams, Facebook has updated its developer policies so that people cannot use the platform just for attention grabbing and flooding people's news feeds with irrelevant content.

Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries

International Desk: A massive cyber-attack using tools believed to have been developed by the US National Security Agency has struck organisations around the world.

HIV life expectancy near normal thanks to new drugs

Risingbd Desk: Young people on the latest HIV drugs now have near-normal life expectancy because of improvements in treatments, a study in The Lancet suggests.


Survival capsule that could save life

Risingbd Desk: It may look like a giant snooker ball, but this spherical capsule could save your life if bad weather strikes.

Amazing haul of ancient human finds unveiled

International Desk: A new haul of ancient human remains has been described from an important cave site in South Africa.

16 apps get National Mobile Application Award

Science Desk: A total of 16 apps got National Mobile Application Award (NMA) 2017 in eight categories on Thursday.

Non-O blood group ‘linked to higher heart attack risk’

Risingbd Desk: People with a non-O blood group have a slightly increased risk of heart attack and stroke, research suggests.

Russia plans to build world’s largest aircraft carrier

Risingbd Desk: Russia has announced plans to build 'the world's biggest aircraft carrier' to take on America's Nimitz class ships.

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life

Risingbd Desk: Astronomers have found yet another planet that seems to have just the right Goldilocks combination for life: Not so hot and not so cold. It’s not so far away, either.

8th visions of Facebook's future from its F8 conference

Risingbd Desk: Mark Zuckerberg used his biggest press event of the year to briefly address uproar over a murder video posted to Facebook.