Dhaka: 2:51 PM, Thu, 24 Aug, 2017

Energy-boost vitamin B pills linked to lung cancer

Risingbd Desk: Men who take energy-boosting vitamin B supplements could be at double the risk of lung cancer.

USS Indianapolis is found after 72 years on the sea bed

Risingbd Desk: Billionaire tech mogul Paul G. Allen announced Friday that a research vessel belonging to his organization has located wreckage from the USS Indianapolis in the Philippine Sea.

Will the world end this month?

Risingbd Desk: The world is predicted to end in a matter of weeks if one conspiracy theorist is to be believed.

Want to stay strong in old age?

Risingbd Desk: Eating protein throughout the day could be the key to maintaining muscle strength in old age, new research suggests.

Global blindness set to triple by 2050

International Desk: The number of blind people across the world is set to triple within the next four decades, researchers suggest.

Warming to boost deadly humidity levels across South Asia

International Desk: Millions of people living in South Asia face a deadly threat from heat and humidity driven by global warming according to a new study.

Heart disease patients' death rate doubles if ...

Risingbd Desk: Heart disease patients are twice as likely to suffer an early death if they suffer depression, new figures reveal.

Smoking triggers anxiety and paranoia

Risingbd Desk: Smoking may leave people more vulnerable to suffering from phobias and other types of chronic fear like post-traumatic stress disorder, according to new research.


Signal may be from first 'exomoon'

Risingbd Desk: A team of astronomers has potentially discovered the first known moon beyond the Solar System.

Biggest explosion in universe captured in unprecedented detail

Risingbd Desk: The most powerful types of explosion in the universe, created by the explosive death of a massive star, has been captured in unprecedented detail.


Earth is becoming 'Planet Plastic'

Risingbd Desk: US scientists have calculated the total amount of plastic ever made and put the number at 8.3 billion tonnes.

Tardigrades will be last animals on Earth

Risingbd Desk: Tardigrades will be the last surviving species on Earth and could live through any doomsday event, scientists have claimed.

Oral sex spreading unstoppable bacteria

Risingbd Desk: Oral sex is producing dangerous gonorrhoea and a decline in condom use is helping it to spread, the World Health Organization has said.

400yr old sharks could hold secret to long life

Risingbd Desk: They are the longest living vertebrate on Earth, with incredibly long lifespans of up 400 years.

The fossil that rewrites our history

Risingbd Desk: Researchers have taken one step closer to understanding the complex relationship between modern humans and Neanderthals, with the study of an ancient bone.

'Khaleda hatching conspiracy staying outside of country'

Staff Correspondent: Awami League Presidium Member and Health Minister Mohammad Nasim alleged the BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia is hatching conspiracy staying outside of the country.

Deepika Padukone lost major Hollywood role

Entertainment Desk: Deepika Padukone made quit an impressive Hollywood debut with xXx: Return of Xander Cage opposite Vin Diesel. While her Bajirao Mastani co-star Priyanka Chopra has been making waves in the West and has already signed 2 more Hollywood flicks after Baywatch, Deepika is busy in filming Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati.