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Daily Archives: August 21, 2019

High blood pressure in mid-30s may pose risk to brain health

People in their mid-30s need to watch their blood pressure to protect brain health in later life, says a study. It found the "window of...

New drug for people who can bleed uncontrollably

Christopher Stephens has haemophilia A - his body lacks a protein that makes blood clot. A simple graze can mean the two-year-old bleeds uncontrollably. To...

Nasa confirms ocean moon mission

Scientists working on an audacious mission to the ocean world of Europa can proceed with the final design and construction of the spacecraft, Nasa...

Millions of old gadgets ‘stockpiled in drawers’

"Ten phones, two laptops, digital cameras... all just sitting here. We're not dealing with it." Louise Lewis is surveying a collection of old gadgets...

Google sign language AI turns hand gestures into speech

Google says it has made it possible for a smartphone to interpret and "read aloud" sign language. The tech firm has not made an app...

Spider-Man and Tom Holland: Sony ‘disappointed’ over Disney split

Sony says it's "disappointed" not to be working with Disney on future Spider-Man films. We might not see actor Tom Holland in new Marvel movies,...

Israel seeks to beat PTSD with ‘ecstasy’ therapy

Nachum Pachenick says he lived a nightmare for nearly two decades after being sexually abused and developing post-traumatic stress disorder — until MDMA therapy came...

56 floating Aman seed beds prepared in Gaibandha

Some 56 floating seed beds of Aman paddy have been prepared in all the seven upazilas of the district during the current season at...

Newly-wed couple found dead in Magura

A newly-wed couple apparently took their own lives at Raghobdair village in Sadar upazila on Tuesday night, barely three weeks after tying the knot. The...

‘Child rapist’ arrested in Jhenaidah

A man, accused of raping a seventh grader, was arrested from Khajura in the Sadar upazila on Wednesday. Police shot Badsha in the leg when...