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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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Black Friday Shopping Begins On Thanksgiving Evening

Dancers perform during an inauguration ceremony of a Hello Kitty amusement park in Anji

Dancers perform during an inauguration ceremony of a Hello Kitty amusement park in Anji

Regina Vandysheva reacts after winning the 2014 Miss Kazakhstan national beauty

Regina Vandysheva reacts after winning the 2014 Miss Kazakhstan national beauty

Pakistani theatre artists in India  to participate in 'Saanjh: 11th Amritsar-Lahore Peace Festival

Pakistani theatre artists in India to participate in 'Saanjh: 11th Amritsar-Lahore Peace Festival

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi being felicitated by Chairman of Bajaj Auto Rahul Bajaj

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi being felicitated by Chairman of Bajaj Auto Rahul Bajaj

Rahul Gandhi meeting supporters at his election rally in Jamshedpur

Rahul Gandhi meeting supporters at his election rally in Jamshedpur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his departure after attending SAARC summit...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his departure after attending SAARC summit...

A boy salvages for belongings amid the debris of his house in Mumbai...

A boy salvages for belongings amid the debris of his house in Mumbai...

Shyam Benegal with Naseeruddin Shah during the launch of the latter's book...

Shyam Benegal with Naseeruddin Shah during the launch of the latter's book...

Actor turned politician Kushboo with Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi...

Actor turned politician Kushboo with Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi...

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