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Rosetta comet orbiter films deep-space landslide

Risingbd Desk: Landslides are not unique to Earth, researchers revealed on Tuesday.

Online advertisers for discontinuing annoying ads

Risingbd Desk: A broad coalition of advertising trade groups, ad buyers and sellers from Western Europe and the United States have urged the industry to stop using annoying online marketing formats that have fuelled the rapid rise of ad-blockers.

Bangladesh Public Toilet Apps clinches WSA

Risingbd Desk: Bangladeshi mobile application Public Toilet Apps received the World Summit Award (WSA) -2016 in Smart Settlement and Organization category.

Spider venom may offer stroke therapy

Risingbd Desk: A protein in spider venom may help protect the brain from injury after a stroke, according to research.

SpaceX cargo ship returns to Earth

Risingbd Desk: A SpaceX reusable cargo ship splashed down in the Pacific Ocean safely on Sunday, ending a mission to supply astronauts on the International Space Station, the company said.

Russia begins recruiting Moon cosmonauts

Risingbd Desk: Russia has begun recruiting cosmonauts for a new spacecraft that will go to the moon.


'Oldest plants on Earth' discovered

Risingbd Desk: The origins of plants may go back hundreds of millions of years earlier than previously thought, according to fossil evidence.

Mystery of the 'pyramid of China'

Risingbd Desk: Archaeologists have unearthed a pyramid-shaped tomb under a construction site in central China.

400,000 yr-old half-skull points to mystery people

Risingbd Desk: The discovery of a 400,000-year-old half skull in Portugal has offered tantalizing hints about a possible ancestor of the Neanderthals, researchers said Monday.

Women watch more porn on smartphones than men

Risingbd Desk: It is known that both men and women watch porn – but how they watch it may be a surprise. 

Boaty McBoatface set for first voyage

Risingbd Desk: The yellow submarine named Boaty McBoatface is set to leave for Antarctica this week on its first science expedition.

Zuckerberg, Priscilla expecting another baby girl

Risingbd Desk: Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting another baby girl, the Facebook CEO announced on Thursday.

Meet Google local guide in Bangladesh

Risingbd Desk: If women are empowered, they can help their family, their country and the whole world. -Local Guide Sumaiya Zafrin Chowdhury.

Invasive snakes threaten island forests

Risingbd Desk: Brown tree snakes, which have wreaked havoc among bird populations on the Pacific island of Guam, may also be damaging the forests.

Sentinel satellite launched to picture Planet Earth

Risingbd Desk: One of the key spacecraft in Europe's new multi-billion-euro Earth observation programme has launched from French Guiana.