Dhaka: 7:14 AM, Mon, 21 May, 2018

Potential new cure found for baldness

International Desk: A potential new cure for baldness has been discovered using a drug originally intended to treat osteoporosis.

Tourism accounts for 8pc of carbon emissions

Risingbd Desk: A new study says global tourism accounts for 8% of carbon emissions, around three times greater than previous estimates.

Regular fast food eating linked to fertility issues in women

Risingbd Desk: Women who regularly eat fast food and not enough fruit are more likely to struggle to conceive, a study suggests.

World's largest glasshouse reopens

Risingbd Desk: London's Kew Gardens is to reopen its Temperate House - the world's largest Victorian glasshouse - after a five-year restoration.

GM plant tech boosts malaria drug yield

Risingbd Desk: Scientists have modified a plant's genetic sequence to make it produce high levels of a key malaria drug, potentially helping meet the large global demand.

World's worst super-gonorrhoea man cured

Risingbd Desk: A man in the UK who caught the world's "worst-ever" case of super-gonorrhoea has been cured.

Giant plastic berg blocks Indonesian river

Risingbd Desk: A crisis of plastic waste in Indonesia has become so acute that the army has been called in to help.

Record number of Nepalese women climbing Everest this season

Risingbd Desk: A record number of Nepalese women are climbing Mount Everest this spring season.

Just one alcoholic drink a day could shorten your life

Risingbd Desk: Having as little as one alcoholic drink a day could shorten your life, according to a major new study.

Exercise 'benefits next generation

Risingbd Desk: Physical and mental exercise has been found to be beneficial for our brains, but scientists have now found it could also improve the learning ability of our children.

Is the world going to end this month?

Risingbd Desk: Conspiracy theorists have sparked fresh fears that the end of the world is fast approaching.

Isolated lakes found beneath Canadian ice sheet

Risingbd Desk: Researchers have found lakes that may shed new light on icy worlds in our Solar System.

Warning over world's hottest chilli

Risingbd Desk: A man who ate the world's hottest chilli pepper in a chilli-eating contest ended up in A&E after experiencing "thunderclap" headaches.


The whales who love to sing in the dark

Risingbd Desk: Beneath the Arctic sea ice, in the blanket of January's polar night, bowhead whales most prefer to sing.

Shipping faces demands to cut CO2

Risingbd Desk: A battle is under way to force the global shipping industry to play its part in tackling climate change.

‘No creative politics in BNP’

Staff Correspondent: Food Minister Advocate Qamrul Islam said no could make elections controversial during the tenure of the Awami League (AL) government. But BNP is hatching conspiracy to question polls to destroy the election system.

Sonam breaks silence over changing name after marriage

Entertainment Desk: Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja got married on May 8 this year after dating for almost 2-3 years. Even though the couple had been dating for that long and their social media posts were testament of that fact, they never publicly admitted to it, till their families made an official announcement of their wedding on May 1.