British trio scientists awarded Physics Nobel prize for topology

International Desk: British-born scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for work that “revealed the secrets of exotic matter,” the prize committee said. The three “opened the door” to an unknown world where matter takes unusual states or phases, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said. They were for […]

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BAU online application process begins, Exam 29 October

BAU Correspondent: The online application process for admission into the undergraduate courses at Bangladesh Agricultural University for 2016-2017 academic sessions will begin today and continue till October 6. The online application for admission for the first year honours courses at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) in Mymensingh under the academic session 2016-17 will begin from today (September 07) and continue till […]

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Sustaining Boro while saving water

Bangladesh Agricultural University Correspondent: Rice is the staple food of Bangladesh contributing to about 95 per cent of the total food grain production in our country. About 11 million tons of rice is being produced in the country, of which 55 per cent is obtained during the Boro season. Professor Md Moshiur Rahman, teacher and researcher of Agronomy department of […]

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Amazing Facts About Camels

News Desk: • There are two different types of camels: Dromedary Camels and Bractrion Camels. • Dromedary Camels are also known as Arabian camels. • Dromedary Camels have only one hump. • Dromedary Camels live in the Middle East, North Africa, West Asia and in the Australian Outback. • Dromedary Camels weigh between 650-1,300 pounds. • Bractrion Camels are camels […]

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Interesting Facts About Ducks

Ducks may the more familiar birds known to us, but if you think about it, what facts do we actually know about ducks? Find out here! 1. Ducks feet has no nerves or blood vessels, meaning that their feet do not feel the cold! This enables ducks to swim in icy water, and walk in ice and snow. 2. Male […]

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Go Wild for Life

Zahid Hasan: Today, 5th June, is the World Environment Day. The day is being celebrated in our country as elsewhere around the world performing various activities with a view to raising awareness among the people about the importance of protecting nature and planet Earth. The day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972 on the day that […]

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Microorganisms can be used in bioremediation

Zahid Hasan: Rapid industrialization throughout the world has resulted in enormous environmental pollution. Among them, heavy metal pollution is one of the most important environmental concerns. Untreated effluents generated from industries, municipal areas and agricultural sites which contains different types of toxic pollutants continuously polluted terrestrial and aquatic environments. These waste waters contain a variety of metals such as Ag, […]

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Harmful bacteria found in poultry feed in Dinajpur district

Science and Technology desk: Two harmful bacteria were found in poultry feed in Dinajpur district.  The feeds commonly used in four poultry farms of Dinajpur district were investigated and found Escherichia coli and Salmonella bacteria. The research was published in International Journal of Natural and Social Sciences (volume 1, issue 1, page 1-7).  According to the researcher, the prevalence of […]

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