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Cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive: study

Published on 26-Jun-2017
 It also enables these cells to eliminate the mutated message (decay) that comes from these faulty genes, before they can be translated into proteins that can cause disease formation. Representation photo

Cancer tumours manipulate a natural cell process to promote their survival, and controlling...

Most selfies are about flaunting looks: study

Published on 26-Jun-2017
 The under-18 age group posted about 30 per cent of selfies. The older crowd (over 35) shared them far less frequently (13 per cent). DH File Photo

More than half of selfies on Instagram are posted to show off a person's appearance...

NASA's Mars probe spots evidence of ancient lake

Published on 26-Jun-2017
NASA released photos of the Endeavour crater as taken by the Opportunity rover in its walkabout. Photo credit: NASA.

NASA's Opportunity Mars rover is examining the edge of a crater on the red planet that...

UK kids set world record to mark 20 years of Harry Potter

Published on 26-Jun-2017
A Harry Potter fan poses in front of Platform 9 and 3/4 in Kings Cross station. Photo credit: reuters.

An incredible 676 children in the UK set a new Guinness record for the world's largest...

Apps meant to help farmers of little use in dark UP village

Published on 25-Jun-2017
But the apps are of little use, thanks to frequent power cuts, lasting from five hours to 12 hours daily, combined with poor internet connections. Kumar said he ended up using his phone for making calls and as a torch during power cuts. Image for representation.

Ram Kumar puts his smartphone for charging as soon as the bulb in his hut lights...

Ancient 'billboard' with Egyptian rock inscriptions discovered

Published on 25-Jun-2017
Hieroglyphs each measure just over a half metre in height, and the entire tableau is about 70 centimetres in height. Twitter

Archaeologists have uncovered previously unknown 'billboard-sized' hieroglyphs...

UK school asks teen students to draft suicide note for homework

Published on 25-Jun-2017
English teacher in the UK asked over 60 teenage students to draft a suicide note for homework. Image for Representation

An English teacher in the UK asked over 60 teenage students to draft a suicide...

Mysterious 'Planet 10' may be lurking at edge of solar system

Published on 25-Jun-2017
The scientists' calculations peg the mysterious object to be around the size of Mars.

A mysterious, unseen 'Planet 10' may be lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system...

Drones that can plant one billion trees every year developed

Published on 25-Jun-2017
The drone will identify ideal places to grow trees and is touted to be able to work at 10 times the speed of hand planting with a fraction of the cost. File photo for representation.

Scientists have developed new drones that can identify ideal places to grow trees and...

Watch: Gorilla splashes and dances in a tub

Published on 25-Jun-2017
The video shows Zola, a silverback, splashing around in a tub in an enrichment session. Photo credit: youtube.

A video by the Dallas Zoo's YouTube channel, that shows a gorilla splashing and dancing...

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A black kite flies past during Sunrise in New Delhi...

A black kite flies past during Sunrise in New Delhi...

Bollywood actress Kajol with Soundarya and Dhanush during the trailer launch of film VIP 2...

Bollywood actress Kajol with Soundarya and Dhanush during the trailer launch of film VIP 2...

Pakistani women greet each others after the Eid al-Fitr prayers...

Pakistani women greet each others after the Eid al-Fitr prayers...

A Barbary lion cub, stands next to its father 'Schroeder' at the zoo in Neuwied, Germany...

A Barbary lion cub, stands next to its father 'Schroeder' at the zoo in Neuwied, Germany...

Winners of 8th Men Mega Mr. North East and 15th Miss North East 2017, Mary Khemlang (Center)...

Winners of 8th Men Mega Mr. North East and 15th Miss North East 2017, Mary Khemlang (Center)...

Bollywood actors Huma Qureshi and Dhanush during the trailer launch of film VIP 2 Lalkar...

Bollywood actors Huma Qureshi and Dhanush during the trailer launch of film VIP 2 Lalkar...

Muslims offering namaz at historical Taj Mahal on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr...

Muslims offering namaz at historical Taj Mahal on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr...

Obama and his family arrived last week on the resort island for a vacation...

Obama and his family arrived last week on the resort island for a vacation...

Smoke rises from the ground by charred trees near the access to the Cuesta Maneli beach...

Smoke rises from the ground by charred trees near the access to the Cuesta Maneli beach...

President Pranab Mukherjee receiving Eid greetings from various groups of people...

President Pranab Mukherjee receiving Eid greetings from various groups of people...

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