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Ancient ‘Iceman’ shows signs of a well-balanced last meal

Talk about a paleo diet. Scientists have uncovered the last meal of a frozen hunter who died 5,300 years ago in the Alps.   The stomach contents of the corpse, widely known as Oetzi the Iceman, offer a snapshot of what ancient Europeans ate more than five millennia ago, researchers said.  On the menu, described Thursday in the journal Current ...

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First 3D colour X-ray of human body

Scientists produce first 3D colour X-ray of human body A 3D image of a wrist with a watch showing part of the finger bones in white and soft tissue in red. Photo: MARS Bioimaging Ltd Dhaka, July 13 : The familiar black-and-white X-ray could soon be replaced with detailed 3D colour scans that show everything from fat and bone to ...

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First contract to avail Bangabandhu-1 satellite services signed

Photo: Executives of Shipping Ministry and BCSCL sign an agreement to avail Bangabandhu-1 satelite services on Sunday. Dhaka, July 8 : An agreement was signed on Sunday between the Shipping Ministry and the operators of the Bangabandhu-1 satellite, Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Ltd (BCSCL) in the city to avail the services of the country’s first satellite. As per the agreement, ...

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NASA spacecraft sending back close-ups of dwarf planet Ceres

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is sending back incredible close-ups of the dwarf planet Ceres. The spacecraft has been circling Ceres since 2015. In June, it reached its lowest orbit yet, skimming the surface from just 22 miles (35 kilometres) up.   The latest pictures released Monday offer unprecedented views of a huge impact crater known for its bright salty deposits. Landslides ...

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Maverick entrepreneur’s space rocket fails at blast off

A rocket developed by a maverick Japanese entrepreneur and convicted fraudster exploded shortly after liftoff Saturday, in a major blow to his bid to send Japan’s first privately backed rocket into space.   Interstellar Technologies, founded by popular internet service provider Livedoor’s creator Takafumi Horie, launched the unmanned rocket, MOMO-2, at around 5:30 am (2030 GMT Friday) from a test ...

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Celebrating marking satellite launch postponed for flood

Dhaka, Jun 19 : Considering the worsening flood situation and inclement weather government on Tuesday postponed a scheduled programme to celebrate the launching of Bangladesh’s maiden satellite Bangabandhu-1. The programme was scheduled to be held at Bangabandhu International Convention Center on June 24. Bangladesh launched its first geostationary communications satellite, the Bangabandhu-1, into orbit by US space transport company SpaceX ...

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Google to invest $550 million in Alibaba rival JD.com

Seoul, June 18 : Google said Monday that it will invest $550 million in Alibaba’s main rival JD.com as the U.S. tech giant seeks to expand in fast-growing Asian e-commerce markets. Under the partnership, JD.com products will appear on Google’s shopping service, giving JD.com access to consumers outside Asia, while Google can apply the Chinese e-commerce company’s supply chain and ...

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Mars to come closest to Earth in 15 years next month

Star gazers could have a good view of the Red Planet next month as Mars is set to come to the closest point to Earth since 2003 when it reaches opposition with the Sun in late July. This year, Mars opposition will occur on July 27, according to NASA, reports Ians.   During opposition, Mars is especially photogenic because it ...

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Faridpur man builds bicycle that can run on water

Photo: Saiful Islam riding his bicycle which is enhanced by solar panels and four small tubes attached to each of its wheel on water in the river in Paikpara village of Madhukhali upazila recently. Faridpur, June 12 : The lifelong dream of a young man, Saiful Islam, comes true as he has recently completed building a bicycle after one year ...

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Facebook shared user data with select companies

San Francisco, Jun 9 : Facebook shared personal information culled from its users’ profiles with other companies after the date when executives have said the social network prevented third-party developers from gaining access to the data, the company confirmed Friday. The records included information about the friends of Facebook users, including phone numbers and breakdowns analyzing the degrees of separation ...

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