Seeds hold hidden treasures for future food
11/22/2017 2:07:00 PM (GMT+7)
 More than 70,000 of the world's most precious seeds have been sent from the UK's Millennium Seed Bank to the Middle East, in its largest export to date.

Breast cancer tumours 'larger' in overweight women
11/21/2017 4:20:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Cancerous breast lumps are less likely to be detected in overweight or obese women before the tumour becomes large, a Swedish study has found.


 
Uber and Volvo strike deal for 24,000 self-drive cars
11/21/2017 1:20:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Uber has struck a deal to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo.The agreement envisages that the pick-up service will purchase the vehicles over the course of three years beginning in 2019.

First gene-editing in human body attempt
11/20/2017 2:39:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California.


 
Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe faces impeachment by parliament
11/21/2017 10:54:16 AM (GMT+7)
 The party of Zimbabwe's embattled President Robert Mugabe is to begin moves to impeach him.

How refrigeration revolutionised global trade
11/20/2017 5:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
 "Crazier than a half dozen opium-smoking frogs." That's how one observer described Guatemala's former President Gen Jorge Ubico.


 
Exeter couple finally ditch 1950s appliances
11/20/2017 12:25:00 PM (GMT+7)
 An elderly couple are getting rid of household appliances they bought more than 50 years ago.

Argentina missing submarine: Search hampered by bad weather
11/20/2017 11:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 The search for an Argentine naval submarine that went missing with 44 crew on board is being hampered by bad weather conditions, 


 
India's Indira canteen: The best meal you can buy for 13 cents
11/20/2017 12:22:45 PM (GMT+7)
 The governing Congress party in the southern Indian state of Karnataka recently set up Indira canteens in the state capital, Bangalore, which serve more than 200,000 cheap meals every day. 

Could buying paintings make you rich?
11/17/2017 2:10:00 PM (GMT+7)
 It's a fantasy akin to winning the lottery. That painting you spotted in an antique shop for a tenner turns out to be worth thousands, or the ugly painting gifted to you by your grandmother and hidden in a cupboard ...


 
UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal
11/17/2017 11:06:15 AM (GMT+7)
 The UK and Canada have launched a global alliance of 20 countries committed to phasing out coal for energy production.

Turkey: German gay film festival banned in Ankara
11/17/2017 11:17:53 AM (GMT+7)
 Turkish officials have banned a festival of German-language gay films due to be held in the capital Ankara, saying it could incite hatred or be targeted by terror attacks.


 

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