Tuesday, November 20, 2018

JU Butterfly Fair attracts nature enthusiasts

Desk Report: A daylong Butterfly Fair was held on the Jahangirnagar University campus on Friday amid festivity. JU Vice-chancellor Prof Farzana Islam inaugurated the fair by...

More deaths seen for less invasive cervical cancer surgery

Desk Report: New evidence about a cancer operation in women finds a higher death rate for the less invasive version, challenging standard practice and the...

Dogs could detect malaria by sniffing socks of infected people: study

Desk Report: Sniff dogs could be trained to detect malaria in people infected with the disease even if they are not showing symptoms, according to...

Eva Longoria to be honored at Latino achievement ceremony

Desk Report: Eva Longoria and Gina Rodriguez will be among those honored at next month's ALMA awards. Wilmer Valderrama is host of the celebration of Latino...

New pathology guidelines to help fight breast cancer: Aussie researchers

Desk Report: University of Queensland researchers said on Thursday that they have developed new breast cancer pathology guidelines that will give patients a better chance...

‘Mockingbird’ chosen as America’s best-loved novel in vote

Desk Report: "To Kill a Mockingbird," a coming-of-age story about racism and injustice, overcame wizards and time travelers to be voted America's best-loved novel by...

Snake names honor Darwin, fire god, Louisiana professor

Desk Report: A Louisiana professor is in heady company, honored by having one of three newly identified species of snakes from the Galapagos Islands named...

Ray Galton, writer of classic British sitcoms, dies at 88

Desk Report: Screenwriter Ray Galton, who co-wrote the landmark British comedy series "Hancock's Half Hour" and "Steptoe and Son," has died at 88. Galton's family said...

Winners announced in annual international art competition

Desk Report: A performance about identity and race and a series of photographs about humanity's shared connections won grand prizes in a popular art competition...

Meet the farmers of the future: Robots

Tech Desk: Brandon Alexander would like to introduce you to Angus, the farmer of the future. He's heavyset, weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds, not...