Free Press Journal
  • Players! Drink more water its better than sports drink

    Drinking water may be better for young athletes than consuming sports drinks, according to scientists who warn that energy beverages can elevate blood pressure and cause cardiac problems in children and teenagers. Many people associate playing sports with having sports drinks as it is what they see professionals do.
    However, most recreational athletes do not play at intensity or for a duration that would require their hydration to come with extra sugar and salt. “Sports

  • Soon, a bandage will send progress report to doctor

    Scientists in the UK have designed a new “intelligent” bandage which can detect how well a wound is healing and send a progress report to the doctor. The bandage, which could be trialled within the next 12 months, uses real-time 5G technology to monitor what treatment is needed and also keep track of a patient’s activity levels.

  • ‘Building blocks’ of life on Earth

    Scientists have uncovered a physical mechanism that may explain how the building blocks necessary for the origin of life on Earth formed. Researchers have long known that the building blocks of life – amino acids, nucleobases and sugars – were present in the early ocean, but they were very low in concentration.

  • Google Earth may replace Google Maps

    Google is reportedly building an overhauled version of its Google Earth that will be unveiled during an Earth Day event in New York City on April 18, a media report said. According to a report in Express.co.uk on Monday, Google has sent invitations for an Earth Day-themed event to be held at Whitney Museum of Art in New York City.

  • A Dragon’s blood that may heal your wounds

    Inspired by germ-fighting abilities of the Komodo dragon, scientists have developed a new way to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria while spurring the body’s cells to heal cuts faster. Komodo dragons live in bacteria-rich environments but rarely fall ill, suggesting they have strong innate immunity. “Synthetic germ-fighter peptides are a new approach to potentially defeat bacteria that have grown resistant to conventional antibiotics,” said microbiologist Monique van Hoek from George Mason University in the US.

  • Melissa McCarthy returns on ‘Saturday Night Live’

    Actress Melissa McCarthy returned on the TV show “Saturday Night Live” to reprise her impression of White House press secretary Sean Spicer, while taking a jibe at his gaffe involving Hitler and the Holocaust. In the show, McCarthy came out in a bunny suit, a reference to Spicer having played the Easter Bunny at one of the White House’s Easter Egg Roll events during the George Bush administration, reports variety.com.
    Spicer shocked everyone during a

  • Lady Gaga releases new single

    Pop star Lady Gaga has surprised fans as she released a brand new track called “The Cure” at the end of her 90-minute performance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California. Midway through her 18-song set, the six-time Grammy winner played the new single for the first time, sending her fans into wild excitement, reported Us weekly. “I’ve been so excited for this next part of the show because I’ve been

  • Rhea Sharma loves it single

    “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story” fame actress Rhea Sharma, who is currently seen as Kanak Rathi in TV show “Tu Sooraj Main Saanjh Piyaji”, says she is right now happy focusing on her work and is not looking forward to be in a relationship. It was rumoured that Rhea is dating her co-star Mayank Arora, who plays the role of her brother Ved Rathi in the show.
    “Mayank is like a mentor to me. Given

  • Shyamalan scared to write climax of new film

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker M Night Shyamalan says he had to move away while he was writing the ending of his new film as he feared for the characters of his plot. The 46-year-old director, who is currently busy penning the story of his next movie, took to Twitter to share his latest dilemma.

  • Work keeps Mehreen grounded

    Actress Mehreen Pirzada, last seen in Anushka Sharma’s “Phillauri”, says busy work life keeps her grounded and makes her respect what she has achieved so far in her career. With nearly half a dozen projects in her kitty currently including Telugu films “Raja The Great” and “Jawaan”, she is fast rising as one of the busiest actresses in southern filmdom.
    “I have realised that I am nothing without my work. The busier I get with

  • Saqib Saleem is a foodie

    Actor Saqib Saleem, who is all set to help his father expand his chain of restaurants in Mumbai, says that he is a foodie.
    Talking about the business plan, Saqib said, “This has been on the agenda for a very long time for the last five-six years, but I kept avoiding it…But finally me and my dad sat down and we decided that we should do and we shgould do it now…”
    The plan is at

  • Full marks to Sushant, Kriti in chemistry!

    It has become a tradition of sort for the actors while promoting their films to portray themselves romantically off-screen, and then coyly brush aside the chemistry as ‘rumours’. Be it Alia Bhatt-Arjun Kapoor before 2 States or Sonakshi Sinha-Arjun Kapoor before Tevar, actors try to show off their filmy chemistry during film promotions but deny outright when asked if they’re going around. Same thing happened during Kriti Sanon-Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer Raabta’s trailer launch.
    The oh-so-comfortable

  • IPL 10: Hyderabad, Punjab aim to get back to winning ways

    Both Hyderabad and Punjab had very good starts and they will have to repeat those heroics as the campaign moves into the middle part. Both the sides will expect their batting units to fire in unison as they have let down their teams in the past two matches.

  • PM Modi hints at rules for doctors to prescribe generic drugs

    Surat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today indicated that his government may bring in a legal framework under which doctors will have to prescribe generic medicines, which are cheaper than equivalent branded drugs, to patients.

  • Sohail Khan’s surprise visit on ‘Jaat Ki Jugni’ set

    Mumbai: Actor, director and producer Sohail Khan surprised his close friend and actor Yash Tonk by visiting the sets of “Jaat Ki Jugni” to congratulate him on the success of the TV show.

  • Ultralight paper device can be charged with body movements

    Washington: Inspired by the Chinese and Japanese arts of paper-cutting, scientists have developed a light-weight, paper-based device that can harvest energy from body movements to power sensors and watches.