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Defunct China space lab comes down over South Pacific

Risingbd Desk: China's defunct Tiangong-1 space lab mostly broke up on re-entering the Earth's atmosphere above the South Pacific, Chinese and US reports say.

Ghostly galaxy may be missing dark matter

International Desk: An unusually transparent galaxy about the size of the Milky Way is prompting new questions for astrophysicists.

Zuckerberg's losses on Facebook data scandal hit $10bn

Risingbd Desk: The Federal Trade Commission has an open investigation into Facebook's growing privacy scandal it revealed Monday - escalating a crisis which has now personally cost Mark Zuckerberg $10 billion.

Walton launches pen drives

Augustin Sujon: Local manufacturer Walton has introduced its new product, a range of 16GB and 32GB pen drives, on tech market.

World's biggest jet engine takes to the skies

Risingbd Desk: Incredible footage has revealed the moment that the world's biggest jet engine took to the skies for the first time, ahead of its planned maiden commercial flight in 2020.

How did Stephen Hawking live so long with ALS?

Risingbd Desk: ALS has a life expectancy of about three to 10 years, but Stephen Hawking lived with the disease for more than five decades.

Stephen Hawking dies aged 76

International Desk: World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76.

Scientists are one step closer to a HIV cure

Risingbd Desk: A cure for HIV could be in the pipeline, scientists claim.

What happened before the Big Bang?

Risingbd Desk: At the time of the Big Bang 13.8 billion years, all matter in the universe erupted from a singularity to create the cosmos that we know today.

Single blood test screens for eight cancer types

Desk Report: Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers in USA developed a single blood test that screens for eight common cancer types and helps identify the location of the cancer.

Signal detected from 'cosmic dawn'

Risingbd Desk: Scientists say they have observed a signature on the sky from the very first stars to shine in the Universe.

Humans will be on Mars within 20 years

Risingbd Desk: Humans could be exploring Mars within the next 20 years thanks to commercial space flight entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, British astronaut Tim Peake has said.

Wearable tech aids stroke patients

Risingbd Desk: Scientists in the US are developing wearable sensors to speed up the recovery of stroke patients.

Samsung Galaxy S9 focuses on camera

Risingbd Desk: New and improved camera capabilities are the main thrust of Samsung's pitch for its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S9 and larger S9+.

Mini-tumours created to battle cancer

Risingbd Desk: Scientists have been able to predict how cancer patients will respond to therapy by growing miniature versions of their tumours in the laboratory.