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US girl’s ear reattached with help of leeches

Doctors in the US have reattached a 19-year-old girl’s ear, which was entirely torn off by a dog, with the help of blood sucking leeches.

NZ grants special visa to Nigella Lawson


New Zealand officials have granted a special visa to British celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, who has admitted cocaine use, in an apparent confirmation she has been blocked from entering the United Stat

Human cells to be tested in space


Scientists have sent human immune cells to the International Space Station (ISS) to investigate how their structure and metabolism changes in zero gravity.

Earth-sized alien planet discovered


Scientists have for the first time discovered an Earth-sized alien planet in the Goldilocks zone that may have liquid water and right conditions for life.

God helps you cope when romance fails


Scientists have explored a little-understood role of God in people’s lives: helping them cope with the threat of romantic rejection.

X Men director sued for ’99 ‘rape’ of boy


X Men director Bryan Singer has been sued for allegedly sexually abusing an underage boy in 1999.

Protein that joins sperm with egg is discovered


UK scientists have discovered an elusive protein that allows sperm to recognise and latch onto the egg, a breakthrough that may pave the way for improved fertility treatments and new contraceptives.

Tilting planets can harbour life: Nasa


Pivoting planets that lean one way and then change orientation within a sort geological time period might be surprisingly habitable, Nasa scientists have found.

Life on Earth originated in sea vents?

Electrical energy produced naturally inside the warm, gentle springs on the sea floor might have given rise to life on Earth, a new study suggests.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Madhu Kishwar, as the editor of Manushi, set the feminism agenda for many Indian women decades ago. Madhu Kishwar as chief media admirer of prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi is another story completely. The first Kishwar has been declared missing, never to be found.