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New drug containing Herpes could treat skin cancer

A new drug that contains the herpes virus could be the key to treating advanced stage skin cancer, research has revealed. The drug is a genetically modified strain of the sexually transmitted infection and is injected directly into…

Sony PlayStation 5 to launch in 2020

Gaming Giant Sony has announced that the PlayStation 5 is going to launch globally at the end of next year. The games console will come with a new controller that uses enhanced vibration technology. It will feature a solid-state…

Apple begins pre-order for iPhone 11 in India

Apple’s new iPhone 11 is now up for pre-orders in India across Flipkart, Amazon India, and Paytm Mall. Apple’s top-end model iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max are also available for pre-booking. Apple is making sure its new iPhones…

Study reveals why newborn babies don’t sweat or shed tears

Upon entering the world, a newborn let out a loud, distinct cry — a sign of health and vigour. It’s a cry that new parents will quickly become used to in the coming days and weeks. But if you look closely, you’ll see that a newborn’s cry is…

Cancer-causing chemical found in Heartburn drug

The chemical, known as NDMA, was formerly used in making rocket fuel. U.S. health officials have found low levels of a potentially cancer-causing chemical in a popular heartburn drug. On Friday (Sept. 13), the U.S. Food and Drug…

Decades old riddle finally solved by two mathematicians

Two mathematicians, Andrew Booker and Andrew Sutherland have used a global network of 500,000 computers to solve a centuries-old math puzzle. The question, which goes back to at least 1955 and may have been pondered by Greek thinkers…

India loses contact with unmanned moon-landing spacecraft

India lost contact with its unmanned spacecraft just before it was due to land on the Moon on Saturday, in a blow to the country’s ambitious low-cost lunar program. India had hoped to become the fourth country, after the United States,…

Reports: Yahoo mail apologizes for crash

Yahoo’s global email service is experiencing a fault making it impossible for users to send and receive messages or make use of their webmail accounts. In the UK, the problem has also affected BT, Sky and TalkTalk’s email accounts,…

Google Bans Ads for medical treatments yet to be proven

Google said Friday it was banning online ads for unproven medical treatments including most stem cell and gene therapy. “This new policy will prohibit ads selling treatments that have no established biomedical or scientific basis,”…

Research team discovers 5 new Islands in the Arctic

A Russian naval research team has discovered five islands in the Franz Josef Land archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, state media reported on Tuesday. The islands vary in size from 900 to 54,500 square metres, Russia’s Northern Fleet said…

Zero emission: Unilag to showcase car at research fair

The University of Lagos has attracted at least   N5 billion from international agencies in the last year to drive research activities. Prof. Dixon Akinleye, Chairman, Sub Committee (Abstract), made the disclosure at a news conference…

U.S. air regulators ban some Apple laptops on flights

Some MacBook Pro laptops are being banned on flights in the United States amid Apple’s recent statements saying that batteries in several units pose fire risks, Bloomberg reported. The US Federal Aviation Administration …

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