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Humans could be wiped out climate change

Risingbd Desk: Humanity could be destroyed by 'catastrophic' climate change within the next century.

Planet 9 may have been exiled by the sun

Risingbd Desk: Whether or not there is a ninth planet lurking in our solar system far beyond Neptune is still a mystery.

Pen identifies cancer in 10 seconds

Risingbd Desk: A handheld device can identify cancerous tissue in 10 seconds, according to scientists at the University of Texas.

More than 20 death stars heading towards our solar system

Risingbd Desk: Within the next million years or so, between 19 and 24 'death stars' will come within 3.26 light years of the sun.

Lost languages found at an Egyptian monastery

International Desk: Ancient works hidden underneath monastery scriptures have been uncovered using imaging technology that pieced together words originally scrubbed off.

Smartphone in 1930s painting!

Risingbd Desk: A native American appears to stare at a smartphone in a mural of colonial America that dates to 1937 sparking theories it could be proof of time travel.

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.

Oikya Andolon stages demo over Rohingya issue

Senior Correspondent: Islami Oikya Andolon, an Islamic party, staged a demonstration in the capital’s Baitul Mukarram National Mosque area protesting atrocities on Rohingya people and demanding their repatriation to Myanmar.

Honeypreet Kaur tops most wanted list

Entertainment Desk: Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's closest aides Honeypreet Insan and Aditya Insan top the list of the 43 most-wanted in Haryana over the rioting last month after the self-declared spiritual guru was convicted of rape.