Medicine

New DNA technology identifies 9/11 victim 16 years after terror attack

His name was withheld at his family's request, the New York City medical examiner's office said. The last time a victim was identified was March 2015. Over ...


Drinking alcohol four times a week reduces risk of diabetes, study says

That led scientists to conclude "consumption of alcohol on three to four days weekly was associated with significantly lower [diabetes] risk in men and women"...


Scientists edit human embryos for first time in US

The research done at Oregon Health and Science University did not allow the human embryos to develop for more than a few days . Some countries have signe...


E-cigarettes linked to helping people quit smoking

After stalling for 15 years, the USA quit-smoking rate rose to almost 6 percent in 2014-2015, up from less than 5 percent in prior years, according to national ...


Decline in global funding threatens search for HIV vaccine

According to the report, in just the last two years the number of people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy has increased by about a third, reaching 17.0...


Orgeron doesn't hide from expectations at LSU

But after losing in two overtimes to Texas A&M , getting blasted by Alabama and losing to SC, it turned into another disappointing season for coach Butch Jo...


Indian forces martyr two Civilians along LoC: ISPR

The Defence Ministry Spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Manish Mehta told media outlets, "The firing which started from 6.30 a.m., is ongoing and our forces are effec...


Team Sky confirms Chris Froome contract extension to end of 2020 season

I'd happily put my savings account on the German to take the stage, and the first yellow jersey, especially considering the fact that both Tom Dumoulin and Ro...


More severe storms possible by tonight

Storms will push southeast through the mid-evening. Most of Upstate New York is in the marginal, or 5 percent risk, category for severe storms today. The Nati...


Pennsylvania issues permits to 12 medical marijuana growers

The program splits the state into 6 regions, each with 2 growing facilities. He has said he will sue because lawmakers would not allow medical marijuana to be s...


Alleged Russian hack reveals a deeply flawed election system

This information was included in a highly classified report by the National Security Agency . In Arizona and IL, election officials reported breaches of vote...


White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping

However, a new report by Politico claims that Sessions had floated the idea of resignation in late May, days before Trump's scheduled worldwide tour of the ...


Pro-Khalistan Slogans Raised In Golden Temple Complex

Jathedar Akal Takhat kept continue his address without caring the slogans of Khalisthan raised by Sikh hardliners. Several swords wielding Sikhs shouted " Kh...


Even moderate drinking can damage the brain, claim researchers

Overall, the study found, people who regularly drank showed more atrophy in a brain region called the hippocampus, versus those who'd consistently been occasion...


Here's how to watch, stream Ariana Grande's Manchester concert in the US

It will air from 6.55pm BST to 10pm BST on Sunday June 4. All the proceeds from the event will go to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund , aimed to provide f...


Acting President hails Cross River Industrial Park

Our correspondent who was on the entourage of the Acting President reports that from the Margret Ekpo International Airport through IBB Way to the Palace of the...


Trudeau seeks papal apology over Canada school abuse

Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action aims to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliat...


CBSE Class 12 Results: Topper Raksha Gopal scored 99.6 per cent

The Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE ) today announced class XII results recording a dip of over 1 per cent in pass percentage since previous year. F...


Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

Malvo was 17 when he and John Allen Muhammad terrorized the D.C. area in the fall of 2002, claiming 10 lives and wounding others before the two were captured ...


Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

The controversial regulation, which is known as the fiduciary rule , was pushed back after President Trump signed a memo in February asking the department to...


AAP: No Fruit Juice for Infants

Sixteen years later, the AAP have extended this time frame, based on a wealth of evidence that suggests that fruit juice may do more harm than good in the first...


Alvaro Quiros tops Zander Lombard in playoff for Rocco Forte Open win

Quiros began the day with a five-shot lead and responded to Lombard's birdies at the first two holes with four of his own at the second, fourth, fifth and sixth...


Trump pays tribute to fallen police officers

Vermont leaders recognize National Peace Officers Memorial Day by honoring the state's fallen officers. "On this solemn day, almost 400 new names will be insc...


UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

Theresa May's Conservative Party continues to hold a formidable lead over their rivals in the latest general election polls. The measures, being set out by Mr...


UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

The malicious software behind the onslaught appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was supposedly identified by the National Security Age...


Labor to back retaining budget fix levy

Federal Labor will not support the Medicare levy increase for Australians earning less than $87,000 a year, arguing high-income earners must pay a greater contr...


Politicos hail SC judgement in Nirbhaya case

The matter was heard by the apex court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra and consisting of Justices R. Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan. The judges said, the a...


Nigeria president seeks treatment in London

But it was the mass kidnapping of 276 girls in April 2014 that horrified the world and brought the extremist group worldwide attention. He has missed three we...


President Trump Nominates 10 for Federal Courts

Building off his highly successful appointment of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, Fox News reported that Trump has a strong list of constitutional ...


Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk

Unlike in Games 1 and 2, when Washington let 16-0 and 16-8 leads slip away, the defense was there on Thomas and the rest of his teammates to limit the Celtics t...