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Scientists identify target for treating dengue

In a significant discovery, researchers have identified a target for dengue fever that can help develop vaccines for the deadly disease that has infected over 100 million people worldwide so far. / DH Illustration

In a significant discovery, researchers have identified a target for dengue fever that can help develop vaccines for ...

First Earth-sized planet found in 'habitable zone': NASA

This artist's rendering provided by NASA on Thursday, April 17, 2014 shows an Earth-sized planet dubbed Kepler-186f orbiting a star 500 light-years from Earth. Astronomers say the planet may hold water on its surface and is the best candidate yet of a habitable planet in the ongoing search for an Earth twin. AP

The hunt for potential life in outer space has taken a step forward -- an international team of researchers has discovered the first...

Soon, cheap computers and 'throwaway' cell phones

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Inexpensive computers, cell phones and other systems that substitute flexible plastic for silicon chips may be one step closer to reality.

Your next smartphone may be made from sea deposits

German scientists have developed a new method to efficiently extract rare earth metals such as Yttrium, Praseodymium and Dysprosium from deep-sea rocks. Reuters photo

Your future smartphone may be made out from deep-sea rocks, according to scientists who say that an untapped source of rare...

Dog in US gets called for jury duty!

The 5-year-old German shepherd named 'IV' received the summons to serve on a Cumberland County judicial panel in New Jersey. Reuters photo

Every dog has his day! In a bizarre goof up, a dog in the US was mistakenly summoned by a courthouse for jury duty. The...

Soon, Google Glass to assist surgeons

The high-tech eye-wear device 'Google Glass' can be a useful tool in surgical settings, particularly in relation to training, a new study has found / Photo- Screen Grab

The high-tech eye-wear device 'Google Glass' can be a useful tool in surgical settings, particularly in relation to training, a new ...

Our vegetarian ancestors were once meat lovers!

The striking point is that these tiny animals were once meat lovers who evolved into herbivores. DH photo

In a thrilling discovery, paleontologists have unearthed the earliest ancestor of land-dwelling plant eaters. The striking...

Your nose can be a pathfinder

Waves in our brain make smells stick to our memories and inner maps, scientists say. Reuters Photo

Waves in our brain make smells stick to our memories and inner maps, scientists say. Norwegian researchers have now discovered...

Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building

Ford celebrated the 50th birthday of its beloved Mustang by displaying a new model of the convertible on top of the Empire State Building in New York today. Reuters

Ford celebrated the 50th birthday of its beloved Mustang by displaying a new model of the convertible on top of the Empire...

Spooky Italian island up for sale!

The island, once a dumping ground for dying plague victims, is said to be haunted by tens of thousands of tortured spirits, the Independent reported. Reuters file photo for representation only

Poveglia, an uninhabited 17-acre island situated between Venice and Lido in northern Italy's Venetian Lagoon, is up for sale...

Viagra ice cream for instant erection?

Each scoop of the dessert contains 25 mg of Viagra, according to Lick Me I'm Delicious, the website that is promoting this ice cream. DH photo

Forget the tablet as this ice cream would do the job for you - just remember to eat this behind close doors though!

'Khatron Ke Khiladi' launched as a 3D interactive game

Makers of 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' announced the launch of a 3D interactive game. PTI Image

Makers of the television-based action-adventure show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' announced the launch of a 3D interactive game here ...

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Catholic devotees attend a Good Friday Mass inside at a church in New Delhi...

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Fire fighters trying to douse a fire that broke out at a shopping complex in Noida...

SSB soldiers during the passing out parade of the 6th batch at Sashastra Seema Bal...

SSB soldiers during the passing out parade of the 6th batch at Sashastra Seema Bal...

A girl lights a candle on a graveyard of Central baptist Church's central graveyard...

A girl lights a candle on a graveyard of Central baptist Church's central graveyard...

Christian devotees take part in a 'Good Friday' procession in Jammu...

Christian devotees take part in a 'Good Friday' procession in Jammu...

A potter making earthen pots during summer season in Mirzapur on Friday. PTI Photo

A potter making earthen pots during summer season in Mirzapur on Friday. PTI Photo

Samajwadi Party workers attempt self-immolation with kerosene oil during a protest against ...

Samajwadi Party workers attempt self-immolation with kerosene oil during a protest against ...

Members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), dressed as bloodied rabbits ...

Members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), dressed as bloodied rabbits ...

Mutupallaku fesitval procession at Coonoor near Ooty on Friday. PTI Photo

Mutupallaku fesitval procession at Coonoor near Ooty on Friday. PTI Photo

A girl child kissing a statue of Jesus Christ on the occasion of Good Friday at The Sacred Heart...

A girl child kissing a statue of Jesus Christ on the occasion of Good Friday at The Sacred Heart...

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