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Here comes a smartphone laboratory that can detect cancer

In a major step towards faster and convenient delivery of medical tests, Washington State University researchers have developed a low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that can analyse several samples at once to catch a cancer biomarker, producing reliable and accurate lab quality results. 

Apple iPhone 7 has 'hidden home button'

What if the home button of your new iPhone 7 stops working?

Smartwatch prototype to use wrist as joystick

WristWhirl was built from a 2-inch TFT display.

Apple launches iwatch Nike+ edition

Apple will launch the ‘Apple Watch Nike+’ edition on October 28.


Whole grain may reduce risk of heart disease

Participants taking antihypertensive medication were instructed to maintain medication usage throughout.

 TB tricks one’s immune system to spread it among others

Tuberculosis kills more people than any other infectious disease.

Smartphone batteries emitting over 100 toxic gases: Scientists

The dangers of exploding batteries have led manufacturers to recall millions of devices.

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World Osteoporosis Day: Not just women, but men can also get osteoporosis

October 20 is viewed as world Osteoporosis Day. Long thought to be a "women's disease", osteoporosis can affect men too because apart from the hormonal changes around menopause, factors such as low testosterone levels, sedentary lifestyle choices, excessive consumption of alcohol and smoking or tobacco-use can also contribute to the disease.

Tourists can now take a boat ride through the mangrove forests in Ullal in Mangaluru taluk, Honnavar in Uttara Kannada district and Byndoor in Udupi | EPS

Mangrove trail new addition to Coastal Karnataka travellers' delight

Mangrove tourism has picked up on the estuary of Kali River near Sadashivgadh where the river meets the Arabian Sea, along the rivers Sharavati, Gurupur-Netravathi, Shambhavi, Kalyanpur and Souparnika.

Halloween treat at a Dracula's castle 

For the first time since 1948 someone will sleep in this fortress. 

Wanderlust in wonderland

The Buddhist trail in Ladakh’s Hemis.

Mesmerising Macau

The ambience of classic Portuguese architecture, with a mix of traditional Chinese design.


Why tomatoes lose flavour in fridge

Because their genes chill out and the fruit loses its flavour.

Food tweets contain just one healthy item: US study

Chicken, among these tweets, qualifies to be healthy.

Box of nostalgia

E-store Goosebumps Pickles hopes to go international soon. 

Krishna Kumari (left) with daughter Dipika | JITHENDRA M

Culinary queen, big screen size

A book about former Telugu actress Krishna Kumari Khaitan’s culinary skills reveals the food connoisseur’s special recipes.My Mother, T Krishna Kumari is a delightful book written by Dipika V Maiya on the life and times of her 83-year-old mother Krishna Kumari Khaitan, a famous Telugu actress for three decades from the 60s. The book contains some of the former actresses’ recipes and anecdotes of the family’s food habits and experiments in the kitchen.

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New graphic novel recounts Bataclan horror

This is just one scene from a new graphic novel, "Mon Bataclan" (My Bataclan), drawn by Fred Dewilde.

Being women in a war-torn land

Garrisoned Minds points out three major developments in the region. 

Infuse passion into your profession

Perhaps management students aren’t doing well in their jobs.

Odisha literary festival

The event is set to take place on November 5th & 6th at Mayfair Convention Centre. 


Left hand versus right hand

The left is the feminine in you—it needs to be protected and nurtured.

Secret of priceless mind

Almost nine of ten people operate only through their mind.

Qualities of a true emancipated being

The sage describes a jeevan mukta in many verses.


Stay emotionally detached for inner peace

With some training, you can develop this attitude. Emotional detachment can help you remain calm and undisturbed when people criticise you, when plans do not work out as expected, and when encountering upsetting or stressful people.It means letting go of negative thoughts and emotions.