Articles about DNA
18 Feb 2021
World's oldest DNA sequenced from molar of million-year-old mammoth
Scientists have taken a significant step toward understanding mammoths by sequencing the world's oldest DNA. The DNA was sequenced from molars of three different mammoths.
27 Jan 2021
'Jurassic World: Dominion' culmination of one story, says director
The next installment of the Jurassic World franchise will not only advance the story but also help you recap everything you enjoyed, noted, and probably missed in the Jurassic Park franchise.
25 Dec 2020
Detention of 10 Chinese spies in Afghanistan leaves Beijing red-faced
In a development that has left Beijing embarrassed, a 10-member module that operated a terror cell has been busted in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, officials in the know told HT.
21 Dec 2020
Coronavirus: Myths about the COVID-19 vaccine busted
As vaccines for COVID-19 have started being rolled out in parts of the world, certain myths have been propagated questioning their safety and efficacy.
19 Dec 2020
US accuses China of 'obstructing' WHO probe, 'peddling' questionable vaccines
Urging the international community to demand transparency from China about the spread of the coronavirus, the US has accused Beijing of "obstructing" a World Health Organization (WHO) probe into its origin and "peddling" questionable vaccines one year after the disease broke out in Wuhan.
13 Dec 2020
Finally! Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys collaborate: Details here
The Princess of Pop and BSB are back, and this time they are together!
05 Dec 2020
Ferrari 812 GTS first-look: The return of the legend
Exactly half-a-century after the debut of the 365 GTS4, the Ferrari 812 GTS earmarks the return of the front-mounted V12 spider that has played a pivotal role in the history of the Italian automaker.
12 Oct 2020
Maharashtra: Father, boyfriend raped teen; dumped fetus gets them arrested
The father and boyfriend of a 17-year-old teen in Maharashtra were arrested on Monday for allegedly raping her repeatedly, reports PTI. The sexual violence left the victim pregnant.
24 Sep 2020
Scott Disick, Brody Jenner promoted racist AI app, slammed
Celebrities Scott Disick, Brody Jenner, and Danielle Cohn are being slammed on the internet for promoting Gradient, an application that packs an outright racist feature.
21 Sep 2020
Coronavirus: What is the 'Feluda' test? How does it work?
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved for commercial launch of a CRISPR-based test for COVID-19, called 'Feluda'.
06 Sep 2020
Who could be next James Bond? This AI might know
In a couple of months, Daniel Craig will be reprising the role of James Bond in Cary Joji Fukunaga's No Time To Die.
03 Sep 2020
#HealthBytes: Food items that can improve your immunity
With the COVID-19 outbreak, a healthy immune system has become a priority.
13 Aug 2020
#HealthBytes: What are the health benefits of garlic?
Garlic is used widely as a flavoring substance, but it has many other uses as well.
12 Aug 2020
Indians are searching ways to MAKE coronavirus vaccine at home
The sporadic surge in the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths has made the whole world desperate for a vaccine.
18 Jul 2020
COVID-19: All about world's cheapest testing kit created by IIT-Delhi
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began, medical experts have been emphasizing on the importance of aggressive and timely testing for effective containment.
16 Apr 2020
New test for COVID-19 could be more effective, says study
Around the world, millions have been tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) using RT-PCR technology.
31 Jan 2020
Five amazing health benefits of red rice
In many parts of India, rice is consumed as a staple food.
28 Jan 2020
Nicki Minaj's brother sentenced to 25-yrs to life for rape
Popular American rapper Nicki Minaj's brother Jelani Maraj was on Monday sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl, at his home in Long Island (New York).
11 Jan 2020
Kannauj: 20 feared dead as sleeper bus collides with truck
At least 20 people are feared to have died in a tragic accident as a private sleeper bus collided with a truck in the Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh on Friday night.
02 Jan 2020
Woman claims to be singer Anuradha Paudwal's daughter; files case
A 45-year-old woman from Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram has claimed that she is the daughter of popular Bollywood playback singer Anuradha Paudwal.
30 Dec 2019
#ThatWas2019: 7 times politicians shocked us with their controversial statements
Do you remember the last time our politicians were decent in public fora? Yeah, we neither! And this year, insanity and absurdness on public platforms touched new lows, courtesy the general elections.
30 Dec 2019
#ThatWas2019: 6 mind-boggling moments witnessed in science and tech
2019 was a year of major scientific and technological advancements.
22 Dec 2019
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Light-powered headphones, Realme buds, Facebook's leak, DNA dating, more
In the third week of December, the world of tech witnessed plenty of activity, both good and bad.
18 Dec 2019
Harvard scientist plans a dating-app based on DNA. God much?
Normally, when you hear about a dating app, you think of a platform that uses location among other factors to find a partner to date.
16 Dec 2019
Elon Musk's SpaceX to send marijuana and coffee into space
Just recently, SpaceX employed its Dragon spacecraft and completed a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station.
02 Dec 2019
Six animals that reflect human behavior
Scientific evidence shows that the physical and behavioral traits shared by humans were originally derived from ape-like ancestors, and evolved over a period of six million years.
02 Dec 2019
Mysterious puppy, frozen for 18,000 years, found in Siberia
Archaeologists have unearthed an incredibly well-preserved puppy from the Siberian permafrost.
22 Nov 2019
The five best superfoods you should add in your diet
You must have heard about the term "superfoods", but what exactly are they?
11 Nov 2019
Maulana rapes 15-year-old, pregnant survivor told to sell her baby
In a shocking incident, a panchayat in Bihar held a pregnant 15-year-old girl responsible for her rape.
29 Oct 2019
ISIS chief Baghdadi buried at sea, afforded religious rites
ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was revealed to have died recently, has been buried at sea, US officials said on Monday.
28 Oct 2019
US forces kill ISIS chief: Here's how the operation unfolded
ISIS, the terror outfit which excelled in inflicting fear across the globe with brutal beheading videos and innumerable attacks, lost its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi this weekend.
08 Oct 2019
Man disappeared in 2011; wife's lover arrested for murder now
On Monday, the Delhi Police announced that they have solved an eight-year-old murder mystery.
07 Oct 2019
Six ways in which Green tea improves your skin health
Green tea is gaining a lot of popularity these days, for a reason.
26 Sep 2019
Amid vaping-related deaths, JUUL CEO Kevin Burns resigns
On Wednesday, JUUL Labs announced that its CEO, Kevin Burns, has decided to step down as the e-cigarette manufacturer faces scrutiny over the recent reports of deaths and illnesses due to vaping.
21 Sep 2019
Explaining the technology behind the supercar, McLaren P1
The McLaren P1 is nothing less than a superhero among supercars. The exquisitely good-looking, brutally powerful, and astronomically expensive car is a marvel of cutting-edge technology, innovation, and design.
19 Sep 2019
Explained: What are e-cigarettes and how are conventional cigarettes different?
On Wednesday, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that the government has banned e-cigarettes, citing health concerns.
13 Sep 2019
This start-up will fly your DNA to the Moon
In another weird space project (after space cables and elevators), a company is hoping to fly your DNA to the Moon!
09 Sep 2019
Here's how Salman prepared for shirtless 'Dabangg 3' climax sequence
Salman Khan's Dabangg 3 is one of the most anticipated movies of the year, and the excitement surrounding it is palpable.
29 Aug 2019
#DidiKeBolo: Youth "participate" in Mamata's outreach campaign, seek jobs (ironically)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched an outreach program, titled Didi Ke Bolo, with much pomp and show.
22 Aug 2019
This 1998 murder remained unsolved, until 'killer' applied for job
In 1998, a woman was found murdered at a consignment store in Florida, United States.