Dhaka: 2:39 PM, Fri, 23 Aug, 2019

Pill containing four medicines to prevent heart attacks

Risingbd Desk: A daily pill containing four medicines can cut the number of heart attacks and strokes by a third, a study shows.

Nasa picks headquarters for Moon lander

Risingbd Desk: A Nasa facility in Alabama that developed the giant rocket for the Apollo programme in the 1960s will play a key role in sending astronauts down to the Moon's surface in 2024.

Facebook removing its group chat feature

Risingbd Desk: Facebook has announced that it's removing the group chat functionality that it launched in October last year, which was designed to facilitate more intimate discussion between group members, separate from post comments.

Ebola drugs show ‘90% survival rate’

Risingbd Desk: Ebola may soon be a "preventable and treatable" disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said.

Mars mission test failure threat to launch date

Risingbd Desk: A European-Russian effort to land on Mars has been hit by another parachute failure, during a drop test in Sweden.

Europe launches second EDRS space laser satellite

Risingbd Desk: Europe has launched the second satellite in its space laser telecommunications network.

Milky Way galaxy is warped and twisted, not flat

Risingbd Desk: Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is "warped and twisted" and not flat as previously thought, new research shows.

Electric car models to triple in Europe by 2021

Risingbd Desk: The number of electric car models available to consumers in Europe is expected to triple by 2021, says a European environmental lobby group.

Elon Musk reveals brain-hacking plans

Risingbd Desk: NeuraLink, a company set up by Elon Musk to explore ways to connect the human brain to a computer interface, has applied to US regulators to start trialling its device on humans.

BanglalinkEnnovators3.0 kicks off

Staff Correspondent: Banglalink, one of the leading digital communications service providers in Bangladesh, has officially kicked off the third edition of “BanglalinkEnnovators”, a completion for innovative youngsters aspiring to become successful future professionals.

Earliest modern human found outside Africa

Risingbd Desk: Researchers have found the earliest example of our species (modern humans) outside Africa.

World's biggest iceberg is on the move

Risingbd Desk: Satellites show the world's biggest berg has spun around in the waters of the Weddell Sea and is now moving north along the White Continent's peninsula.

Laptop Fair kicks off Thursday

Staff Correspondent: A laptop fair is going to hit the capital from Thursday, aiming to meet the growing domestic demand for laptops and latest devices.

Electric cars will not solve transport problem

Risingbd Desk: Car use will still need to be curbed even when all vehicles are powered by clean electricity, a report has said.

‘All govt services to be available on smartphone’

Desk Report: Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar said that country’s all kinds services specially government services will be available on shmartphone.