Dhaka: 5:26 AM, Tue, 17 Sep, 2019

Water found for first time on potentially habitable planet

Risingbd Desk: Astronomers have for the first time discovered water in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting within the habitable zone of a distant star.

Iphone 11 set to woo India’s growing market

Science Desk: Apple has unveiled its iPhone 11 range of handsets, featuring more cameras and more battery life.

Huawei releases white paper on 5G Applications

Risingbd Desk: Huawei released the "5G Applications Position Paper" here Tuesday at a forum on the sideline of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2019, looking forward to 5G application scenarios in the areas of enhancing broadband, media and entertainment, industrial manufacturing, and intelligent transportation.

Brain hack devices must be scrutinized, say scientists

Risingbd Desk: Devices that merge machines with the human brain need to be investigated, a study has said.

India's second moon mission may have failed

International Desk: The Indian space agency lost contact with its Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission on Friday night, in a setback to the nation's ambitious plan to land an unmanned probe near the south pole of the moon.  

Team plans colour film of black hole at galaxy's centre

Risingbd Desk: The team that took the first ever image of a black hole has announced plans to capture "razor sharp" full colour video of the one at the centre of our galaxy.

‘No room at the top for women scientists’

Risingbd Desk: The number of women climbing the career ladder in science is "disappointingly low", say researchers.

Teenager blind from living off crisps and chips

Risingbd Desk: Experts are warning about the risks of extreme fussy eating after a teenager developed permanent sight loss after living on a diet of chips and crisps.

Xiaomi launches Mi A3 with 48MP triple camera, 32MP selfie camera

Science Desk: Xiaomi, global technology leader, today announced Mi A3, the latest smartphone in their lineup of Android One-powered phones with the world’s highest resolution camera setup.

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.