Saturday 21st February
Nasa is planning a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa to search for signs of alien life on the icy, ocean-harbouring world looking for alien life.
The part of the brain identified as the command centre for human speech does not actually work when we speak loudly, a health Study reveals.
A massive fire had engulfed one of the world’s tallest residential buildings at Marina area in the Gulf emirate. The fire began at the 50th floor of the 79-floor residential Torch tower.
American President Barack Obama has welcomed the recent remarks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which he condemned religious based violence
Sunday 22nd February
Scientists have developed a fever alarm armband – a flexible, self-powered wearable device that sounds an alarm in case of high body temperature.
Japanese researchers have built a pair of clocks which they say are so accurate they will lose a second only every 16 billion years longer than the Earth has been around.
An experimental antiviral drug shows some early, encouraging signs of effectiveness in its first human test against Ebola in West Africa, but only if patients get it when their symptoms first appear.
Scotland’s leading quantum technology research centre was officially opened here on Tuesday with a launch event at Glasgow Science Centre.
Monday 23rd February
Daydreaming spontaneous thoughts and associations is often thought to take away the focus of the mind struggling with a boring monotonous task.
The wisdom teeth could hold the clue to treating diseases affecting the cornea, a major cause of blindness worldwide, says a new research.
In the first study of urinary arsenic in babies, Dartmouth College researchers have found that formula-fed infants had higher arsenic levels than breast-fed infants.
The elusive dark matter may have been responsible for the comet strike that wiped out dinosaurs 65 million years ago, a new study suggests.
Tuesday 24th February
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has brushed aside the leaking of explosive emails showing a split in his inner circle as ‘one of those things’.
Scientists have confirmed that the risk of a heart attack is over nine times higher in the two hours following a burst of extreme anger.
Ravi Chaudhary, an Indian American has been appointed to a key position in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
A two-day global leadership conference to discuss India’s aspirations and challenges and the way forward will be organised at the prestigious Harvard Business School in March.
Wednesday 25th February
Julienne Moore won a long overdue actress in a leading role Oscar for her poignant portrayal of a mother and academic struggling with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in “Still Alice”.
British actor Eddie Redmayne won the best actor Oscar for his convincing portrayal with a progressive motor neuron disease in “The Theory of Everything”.
The movie Birdman took flight at this year’s Oscars, winning four awards including best picture.”It’s great to win said star Michael Keaton.
Chris Gayle bludgeoned his way into the record books by becoming the first player to score a double century in the World Cup as the West Indies rode on the big-hitting opener’s record-equalling 16 sixes.
Thursday 26th February
Facing growing competition from brands like Micromax and Xiaomi, Samsung launched the Galaxy J1 4G – to be priced at Rs 9,900 in India.
Steam Locomotive 18 201 is a truly remarkable pacific type locomotive built in 1939 by Henschel in Germany. It still is in operation.
Luis Suarez scored a double on his return to England for the first time since a big money move last summer as Barcelona secured a 2-1 win over Manchester City.
A FIFA World Cup taskforce called for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be shortened and held in November-December to avoid scorching summer temperature.
Friday 27th February
Existing works at Shandwick Place and Haymarket are being extended to include West Maitland Street from 5am with new traffic diversions being introduced to the local area.
Scientists have confirmed that skin biopsies can be used to detect elevated levels of abnormal proteins found in the two diseases.
A cosmic mystery is unfolding millions of kilometers away as NASA’s spacecraft Dawn approaches the protoplanet Ceres.
Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new molecule that may treat multi-drug resistant tuberculosis and even HIV infection.
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