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Fertility test with your smartphone


What's more, the test was so user-friendly that 10 volunteers with no formal training correctly classified more than 100 semen samples.Study co-author John Petrozza, director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Fertility Center, called the ability to bring point-of-care sperm testing to consumers or health facilities with limited resources "a true game changer". Read More »

Box-office: Badrinath Ki Dulhania races past Rs 100 crore


RS 2.72 crore on Monday, Rs 2.45 crore on Tuesday, RS 2.30 crore on Wednesday and Rs 2.05 crore on Thursday, thereby making the collective total of two weeks to be Rs 100.74 crore. The first place is achieved by Shahrukh Khan's Film Raees with 137 crores then Hrithik Roshan Kaabil, next Jolly LLB2. This is Alia's second and Varun's third 100 crore film. Read More »

Common Meds Linked to Heart Problems


Another downside of the study was the fact that the researchers only accounted for the prescription drugs that the patients had taken. The findings add to evidence about the adverse cardiovascular effects of NSAIDs. Even though the researchers could not identify exactly how NSAIDs might cause cardiac arrest and other cardiovascular system problems, they guessed that these types of medications encourage platelet accumulation and blood clot development. Read More »

Shining a light on climate action

Last year, 2 billion people from 178 countries took part in the event, among them were 22 million Russians. "This is the ninth year that the PC has participated in the Earth Hour movement", said the hotel's general manager Zulfiqar Malik. Read More »

Texas wins the 2017 DI Men's Swimming and Diving Championship


Smith led the way in the 1650-yard freestyle final with a time of 14 minutes, 22.41 seconds . The 22-year-old, who won a gold in the 4x200m freestyle with the U.S. The 21-year-old UT junior holds the 200-yd butterfly NCAA record of 1:37.97. California junior and former Bolles star Ryan Murphy, victor of three Olympic gold medals last summer, won the NCAA title in the 100 back. Read More »

UGC releases list of fake universities and colleges, Uttar Pradesh in lead


As per an HT report, UGC has now issued another circular asking colleges and universities to upload information on PhDs received by their staff/students, making special mention of the mode in which the degree was pursued. For all the Universities and Institutions Deemed to be Universities shall admit M.Phil/Ph.D. students through an Entrance Test conducted at the level of Individual University/Institution Deemed to be a University. Read More »

José José listo para luchar contra el cáncer


Sin embargo, en una segunda ronda de estudios en el Instituto Nacional de Nutrición de México lograron identificar su padecimiento. " Me está creciendo un pequeño tumor canceroso en el páncreas , debido a esa situación estoy tan flaco", dijo el artista. Read More »

Los Angeles places order for CRRC metro trains


CRRC's USA manufacturing facility is still under construction at the former Westinghouse site on Page Boulevard in Springfield. The paper reports that the contract is worth $137.5 million, and includes an option for an additional 10 cars, at a cost of $23.5 million. Read More »

Youth hockey coach faces sex assault charges in DE, NJ

Police there say there were at least two victims there. The Delaware incidents were first reported in June of 2016. A Pennsylvania hockey coach who held clinics in five states, including New Jersey, over the past 20 years has been charged with a 12-year-old player in 1994. Read More »


The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link . Large shareholders that own at least 10% of a company's shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC. Read More »

Sunshine for the weekend with highs of 17 degrees!


The sunshine will continue on Sunday with temperatures between 12 and 16 degrees. It will be cooler on the east coast again, however, where it will only reach nine or ten degrees. On Wednesday, Met Éireann predicts "further outbreaks of rain, turning heavy in many western counties during the day", adding that there will be "further heavy falls of showery rain overnight". Read More »

Rain ends first day's play in third NZ-South Africa Test


While the Proteas were able to use the new ball effectively after winning the toss and electing to bowl, it was only Henry Nicholls who was able to stand up and show some defiance, hitting a ton in the face of JP Duminy and Keeshav Maharaj who took six wickets between them. Read More »

Is Notre Dame women's basketball still ready for tournament success?


But, hey, the Irish had been there before. Notre Dame and Stanford have crossed paths so much lately in the NCAA Tournament their looming matchup in the Lexington Regional final seemed nearly inevitable. "We knew they would step up - they were both National Player Of The Year their senior year", Ogunbowale said. She scored 20 of her career-high 26 points in the fourth quarter, and the Bulldogs defeated Washington on Friday night to advance to the Elite Eight for the first time. Read More »

Bad luck is partly to blame for cancer, says study


The study , led by Bert Vogelstein and Cristian Tomasetti , concluded that "naturally-occurring mutations" transformed healthy cells into cancer cells. B, brain; Bl, bladder; Br, breast; C, cervical; CR, colorectal; E, esophagus; HN, head and neck; K, kidney; Li, liver; Lk, leukemia; Lu, lung; M, melanoma; National Hockey League, non-Hodgkin lymphoma; O, ovarian; P, pancreas; S, stomach; Th, thyroid; U, uterus. Read More »

Gators Nip Badgers 84-83 In OT Thriller

And what a shot it was. After Wisconsin's Khalil Iverson hit the front of the rim on a breakaway dunk that Florida's Canyon Barry got a piece of, Chiozza drove for a layup that tied it at 81 with 24 seconds left. Brown added ten points, and a cramping Bronson Koenig limped to the finish line of his Wisconsin career with 13 points on 4-of-13 shooting from the field. Read More »

ICHR to study if Ram Setu is man-made or natural


The project is being commissioned under the marine technology training programme of ICHR dealing with under-water archeology and research scholars will be given training for this objective. The Sethusamudram project, which intends to dredge up the shallow sea in Palk Straits in order to create a shipping route along the Indian peninsula, ran into trouble with Hindutva outfits claiming that such a move would destroy the remnants of the Ram Setu, built by their revered Lord Ram. Read More »

Pat Robertson: Mark My Words, The GOP Health Bill Will Pass!

Former President Barack Obama marked the seventh anniversary Thursday of his signing of the Affordable Care Act with a defense of the law's accomplishments as House Republicans prepare to vote on their own health-care bill rolling back key pieces of the 2010 measure. Read More »

Man's hands, feet amputated after strep throat — GRAPHIC


Elizabeth Steensma of Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital, adding they were extremely anxious when Breen became quite tenuous. Kevin Breen , 44, first landed in the emergency room in December for what doctors mistook as acute mild pancreatitis, WOOD-TV reported . Read More »

'GTA Online' Gets Another Update This March; Progen GP1 Supercar Included


Away from the new races and fresh auto to buy, new GTA Online bonuses will be kicking off this weekend and running through Monday, March 13th (on top of ongoing specials including Double GTA$ & RP Stunt Races). Thus, players can earn real big by getting used to the Special Vehicle of their choice. "Bodyguards and Associates are also getting a Double GTA$ salary bump this weekend". Read More »

Singer Kalika Prasad Bhattacharya died in auto accident


The accident took place in Palsit when Bhattacharya and four other members of his band, Dohar, were on their way to perform at a school in Birbhum district. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, "Shocked at the tragic demise of Kalikaprasad Bhattacharjee of Dohar". They then called the police. Read More »

Los Angeles High School evacuated after bomb threat

Cops had wrapped up their investigation and called off the evacuation by 1 p.m. The NYPD Emergency Service Unit conducted a search of the building and found nothing suspicious, said cops. Remaining students were taken to Gulfview Middle School, the Collier County school district said. "I guess all those fire drills work, because the students did well", Burke said. Read More »

Stock On the Run: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)


Essex Financial Services Inc. boosted its position in shares of Comcast Corporation by 0.9% in the second quarter. During the last six months the stock rose 11.94%. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 26th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 3rd. Read More »

Reasons 'Jane the Virgin' Decided to Kill Off [SPOILER]


This is what we call major major foreshadowing, boys and girls, and while the threat of Michael's premature demise didn't hang over every episode from then until last night, it was still lurking in the background as a thing we would likely expect at some point before the series ended. Read More »