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Cancer-detecting yoghurt could replace colonoscopies

A spoonful of yoghurt could soon offer a cheap and simple way to screen for colorectal cancer

A spoonful of yoghurt could soon offer a cheap and simple way to screen for colorectal cancer. Sangeeta Bhatia, a professor at MIT...

Probing comet in space

Probing comets could be crucial to understanding the origin of the solar systemitself.

Scientists recently "soft-landed" a space probe, named Philae, on a comet to study comet chemistry for the first time, capping a ...

Looking through the heart

LATEST You could use the simulation technology to create a unique, 3-D model of an individual patient's heart, using data from a CT scan or M.R.I.

You could insert a stent into a valve and simulate what will happen as blood tries to flow through - is the stent too big,...

Your grandpa's robot helper is on the way

ROBO HELP A European project has equipped some elderly people's homes with technology including telepresence robots, writes Will Knight

Resurrecting smallpox?

LAB HAZARD Inserting a synthetic molecule into a living human cell may cause the cell to manufacture full-blown viruses.

CONUNDRUM Small pox has been eradicated, but a few samples of the virus are still kept in special labs in US and Russia.

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It is business as usual in Leopold Cafe on the eve of the anniversary ...

It is business as usual in Leopold Cafe on the eve of the anniversary ...

England's captain Alastair Cook (R) talks with his teammate Ravi Bopara...

England's captain Alastair Cook (R) talks with his teammate Ravi Bopara...

Models pose with a car during the inauguration of the Lamborghini showroom...

Models pose with a car during the inauguration of the Lamborghini showroom...

Women from the Delhi police force, undergo martial arts training...

Women from the Delhi police force, undergo martial arts training...

Indian tennis player Sania Mirza blows whistle to joins campaign...

Indian tennis player Sania Mirza blows whistle to joins campaign...

Children rights activist Baburaj, Good Sheperd High School headmistress ...

Children rights activist Baburaj, Good Sheperd High School headmistress ...

A Sun Bird sits on a branch of Jacaranda flower tree...

A Sun Bird sits on a branch of Jacaranda flower tree...

BJP MP'S meeting in Parliament house...

BJP MP'S meeting in Parliament house...

Bipasha Basu and Milind Soman at Pinkathon announcement

Bipasha Basu and Milind Soman at Pinkathon announcement

Modi with BJP leaders at an election rally in Jharkhand

Modi with BJP leaders at an election rally in Jharkhand

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