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A new variety of mango in Bangladesh

The Regional Horticulture Research Centre in Chapainawabganj has successsfuly grown a new variety of mango, BARI Mango-13, after 15 years of research.

BARI Mango-13

NASA mulls possible mission to Venus after recent discovery of possible life

NASA is considering approving by next April up to two planetary science missions from four proposals under review, including one to Venus that scientists involved in the project said could help ...

Data from NASA's Magellan spacecraft and Pioneer Venus Orbiter is used in an undated composite image of the planet Venus.

Coronavirus detected in sewage water

Tests by a research team have detected the presence of coronavirus in sewage water in Bangladesh

An illustration of coronavirus

More research needed into COVID-19 effects on children: WHO chief

More research is needed into factors that increase the risk of severe COVID-19 disease among children and adolescents, said WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a daily press briefing on COVID-19 virus at the WHO headquaters in Geneva on 11 March 2020. Photo: AFP

Reaching herd immunity in a viral pandemic

However, the extent of protection via natural infection is unknown with the new coronavirus. Moreover, more people would die while waiting for herd immunity than if a vaccine was produced.

Crowds of people shop in the capital's Shanir Akhra, Dhaka.

Potential sign of alien life detected on inhospitable Venus

Scientists said on Monday they have detected in the harshly acidic clouds of Venus a gas called phosphine that indicates microbes may inhabit Earth's inhospitable neighbor, a tantalising sign of ...

Data from NASA's Magellan spacecraft and Pioneer Venus Orbiter is used in an undated composite image of the planet Venus.

Poor home hygiene contributing to antibiotic resistance

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the researchers have found that poor home hygiene is contributing to antibiotic resistance and following a risk-based approach is essential to help curb the growing threat ...

Poor home hygiene contributing to antibiotic resistance

Two minutes of aerobic exercise daily will keep your mind sharp

Researchers in Sweden have found that even two minutes of aerobic exercise can have a positive effect on brain function in young adults.

Two minutes of aerobic exercise daily will keep your mind sharp

Scientists confounded by new findings on universe's mysterious dark matter

Dark matter, mysterious invisible stuff that makes up most of the mass of galaxies including our own Milky Way, is confounding scientists again, with new observations of distant galaxies conflicting ...

An undated NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows the massive galaxy cluster MACSJ 1206.
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