Free Press Journal
  • Daily Prediction 23 to 28 May 2016

    Aries:- Things may not work out as per your schedule and this will be disturbing you. You have to go through each and every rule and not to do any illegal things if you are in politics and social sector.

  • Why sea ice cover around Antarctica is rising?

    Washington: Why has the sea ice cover surrounding Antarctica been increasing slightly, in sharp contrast to the drastic loss of sea ice occurring in the Arctic Ocean? A new NASA-led study has found the geology of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are responsible.

  • Tiny carrier can help treat brain tumour

    New York: A nanocarrier engineered to be small enough to get past the blood-brain barrier could be targeted to deliver a chemotherapeutic drug more efficiently to tumour cells in the brain, a new study reveals.

  • Regular selfie-takers overestimate their attractiveness: Study

    Toronto: Selfie lovers, take note! People who love clicking pictures of themselves regularly tend to overestimate how good looking and likable they are, a new study has found. Researchers led by Daniel Re from University of Toronto in Canada conducted the study on 198 college students, 100 of whom were regular selfie takers.

  • ‘New form oflight discovered’

    London: In a breakthrough, scientists have discovered a new form of light, which will impact our understanding of the fundamental nature of light. One of the measurable characteristics of a beam of light is known as angular momentum. Until now, it was thought that in all forms of light the angular momentum would be a multiple of Planck’s constant – the physical constant that sets the scale of quantum effects.

  • Reversing chemo-resistance in ovarian cancer with immune cells

    Washington: Immune cells can help reverse chemotherapy resistance in ovarian cancer, according to a recent study. These University of Michigan findings suggest a whole different way of thinking about chemotherapy resistance and the potential to harness immunotherapy drugs to treat ovarian cancer.

  • Now, stay powered up even in low temperature

    Washington: Cold can wreak havoc on batteries, but now a team of researchers has come up a new re-chargeable, non-metallic “eco battery” from Japan that can power up when the temperature is down.

  • How does obesity take its toll on distant organs?

    Washington: How obesity causes disease in the organs that are distant from those where the fat accumulates is not well-known. Now, a team of scientists has taken an important step towards understanding the links between obesity and the related, yet physically distant, diseases it causes.

  • Turn your smartphone into quake detector

    Washington: A team of researchers has shaken things up with a new app so that you can turn your smartphones into personal earthquake detectors.

  • 7 dead after volcano erupts in western Indonesia

    Gamber (Indonesia): The death toll in the eruption of a volcano in western Indonesia rose to seven today, with two other people in critical condition, as an official warned of more eruptions.

  • Sikh councilman called ‘terrorist’ in US; hits back

    New York: A Sikh-American councilman was called a “terrorist” on Twitter by a Donald Trump supporter but the Indian-origin politician hit back at the troll, saying “you clearly don’t know what it means to be an American”.

  • Kerry hails ‘remarkable’ Myanmar changes after Suu Kyi talks

    Naypyidaw: US Secretary of State John Kerry today hailed Myanmar’s transition to a civilian government steered by Aung San Suu Kyi as a “remarkable statement” that furthers the cause of global democracy.

  • Polls open in key Austrian presidential runoff

    Vienna: Austrians began voting today in a key presidential runoff which could usher in the European Union’s first extreme right-wing leader amid the continent’s worst migrant crisis since World War II.

  • South Koreans shun smartphones in ‘space-out’ competition

    Seoul: Dozens of people in one of the world’s most wired nations took part today in South Korea’s “space-out” competition aimed at promoting a life free from stress and information overload.