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Last updated: Thursday, July 30, 2015 3:18:03 PM

Jay Z, Beyonce expecting second child?
Los Angeles, July 30 (IANS) Rapper Jay Z and Beyonce Knowles are reportedly expecting their second child together. It has been rumoured that she has conceived through in vitro fertilisation (IVF).

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:58:04 PM

Lithium detected from exploding star
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Giving fresh insights into the chemical evolution of our galaxy and the chemical elements associated with the stars in the Milky Way, lithium has been found for the first time in material ejected by a nova.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:58:03 PM

Bobbi Kristina Brown's funeral plans 'changing'
Los Angeles, July 30 (IANS) Singer Bobbi Kristina Brown's funeral plans are "constantly changing" due to family feuding.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:56:09 PM

PoopMD app can scan liver disease in newborns
New York, July 30 (IANS) A smartphone app can accurately detect early symptoms of biliary atresia (BA) - a rare disorder that accounts for nearly half of paediatric end-stage liver disease in the US.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:46:09 PM

Blocking a gene may prevent heart diseases
Toronto, July 30 (IANS) Blocking the expression of a gene may help prevent illnesses linked to excessive fat in blood such as cardiovascular and pancreatic diseases, says a new study.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:38:04 PM

DNA's protective cap linked with lung cancer
New York, July 30 (IANS) Scientists have linked long telomere - protective caps of DNA that prevent damage to the ends of chromosomes - with an increased lung cancer risk among people.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:32:06 PM

Scientists design first artificial 'protein-making factory'
New York, July 30 (IANS) In a first, US scientists have engineered an artificial ribosome - the protein synthesisers of the cell - or what the scientists call 'protein-making factory' that may enable the production of new drugs and next-generation biomaterial.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:02:03 PM

Strongest Aurora found beyond solar system
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Astronomers have discovered the first aurora that is 10,000 times more powerful than any previously seen beyond the solar system.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:54:03 AM

Jindal slams rivals for saying 'outlandish things'
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has accused fellow Republican presidential candidates of saying "extreme things, outlandish things" to garner publicity ahead of primary elections.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:53:18 AM

Inflammatory bowel disease doubles anxiety disorder risk
Toronto, July 30 (IANS) People who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have twice the odds of having a generalised anxiety disorder at some point in their lives when compared to those without IBD, says a new study.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:48:03 AM

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