Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Chinese scientists perform genetic surgery to create first single-chromosome yeast

Shanghai: Brewer's yeast, one-third of whose genome is said to share ancestry with humans, has 16 chromosomes. However, Chinese scientists have managed to fit...

China develops new diagnostic method for coronary heart disease

Web Desk: Chinese scientists have developed a new diagnostic method for coronary heart disease which has a 33 percent higher accuracy rate compared with...

NASA names astronauts for new commercial spacecraft test flights, missions

Web Desk: The United States space agency NASA named astronauts assigned to Boeing and SpaceX flights, bringing astronaut launches back to the country for the...

World Robot Conference To Be Held in Beijing from August 15

Web Desk: The five-day 2018 World Robot Conference will be held from 15th of this month in Beijing. It is aimed at generating global wisdom and...

China launches new twin BeiDou-3 satellites

Web Desk: China on Sunday sent twin satellites into space via a single carrier rocket, entering a period with unprecedentedly intensive launches of BeiDou...

YouTube plans original programing in India, Japan and other markets

Web Desk: Alphabet Inc’s YouTube is creating scripted series and other original programing for international markets including France, Germany, Japan, Mexico and India to...

FB shares close 19% lower after growth warning

Web Desk: Facebook shares fell sharply after the social media network warned investors of slowing revenue gains and increased spending. The firm's shares closed nearly...

Century’s Longest Lunar Eclipse Tonight

Web Desk: Current year’s second and century’s longest lunar eclipse will occur tonight, with the time duration of 6 hours 14 minutes. According to astronomers,...

Twitter limits access for 143,000 apps in new crackdown

Web Desk: Twitter said Tuesday it had removed more than 143,000 apps from the messaging service since April in a fresh crackdown on "malicious"...

Astrobiologists Find Possibilities Of Moon Life

Web Desk: American and British scientists suggest that there may have been two early windows of habitability for the Moon, though it is uninhabitable...

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Who Rules Punjab

A day after the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) asserted its intention to form governments at the centre and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, as well Punjab, PML-N leader...

BUSINESS

FBR decision to issue notices to all foreign asset holders termed...

Islamabad: Rawalpindi Islamabad Tax Bar Association (RITBA) on Tuesday said FBR’s decision to issue notices to hundreds of Pakistanis having assets in UK and...

TECH AND GADGETS

IMRs being developed for disaster mitigation

Web Desk: Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications is in process of developing an Intelligent Mobile Robots (IMR) to be used for disaster mitigation...