DNA: News

15 Dec 2022


Shraddha case: Bones found in jungle match with father's DNA

The DNA test of the bones recovered by the police from the forested areas in Delhi's Mehrauli has reportedly established that they belonged to Shraddha Walkar.

08 Dec 2022


2 million-year-old DNA, the oldest-ever, uncovers Greenland's lost world

Two million-year-old DNA fragments, found in frozen soil in the northeastern tip of Greenland, are the oldest DNA ever obtained.

06 Dec 2022

Delhi Police

Shraddha Walkar murder: DNA analysis to be out this week

The DNA analysis report of the recovered bones in the Shraddha Walkar murder case is likely to be released by the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) this week, the Delhi Police said.

05 Aug 2022


UP: Rape survivor's son helps nab accused after 27 years

A rape survivor in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur has finally received justice, owing to the efforts of her son, who was born as a result of the rape.

03 Aug 2022

Columbia University

Columbia University's AI program discovers alternative physics

Ever wondered how artificial intelligence can be used to discern the mysteries of physics?

03 Aug 2022


Resistant starch can lower hereditary cancer risk by over 60%

A method to keep hereditary cancer at bay might have been discovered.

Scientists create world's first cloned mice using freeze-dried skin cells

Amid warnings of accelerated worldwide extinctions, a group of Japanese scientists has created cloned mice from freeze-dried skin cells.

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.

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

Britney Spears

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

Navi Mumbai

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.

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

James Bond

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

Health & Wellness

#HealthBytes: Food items that can improve your immunity

With the COVID-19 outbreak, a healthy immune system has become a priority.

13 Aug 2020

Health & Wellness

#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.

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

Health & Wellness

5 amazing health benefits of red rice

Rice is consumed as a staple food in various parts of the world.

28 Jan 2020

New York City

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Narendra Modi

#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

Health & Wellness

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

Donald Trump

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

Donald Trump

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

Delhi Police

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

Health & Wellness

Six ways in which Green tea improves your skin health

Green tea is gaining a lot of popularity these days, for a reason.

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