Smoking leaves an "archaeological record" of the hundreds of DNA mutations it causes, scientists have discovered.

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Having sequenced thousands of tumour genomes, they found a 20-a-day smoker would rack up an average of 150 mutations in every lung cell each year. The changes are permanent, and…

This is the second time Huawei has used Leica-branded camera equipment in its phones

Huawei Mate 9 phones unveiled after Note 7 meltdown

The Mate 9 handsets are among the first to be powered by Android 7 and come in two designs: a model with a 1080p “full HD” display, and a Porsche-branded…

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have made renewed attacks on each other's fitness for office as polls suggest the race for the White House is tightening.

US election 2016: Battlegrounds targeted as polls tighten

Mrs Clinton – who has seen her national opinion poll lead shrink in recent days – targeted her Republican rival’s temperament and attitude to women. Mr Trump claimed she would…

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BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong

BCSIR Laboratories Chittagong: Activities and achievements

Moreover this laboratory plays important role to separation and identification of active ingredients of medicinal and aromatic plants and investigation on their anti-microbial properties, assessment of medicinal properties of different…

Dr. Md. Munsur Rahman
BCSIR Laboratories Rajshahi

BCSIR Laboratories Rajshahi: Activities and achievements

The history of BCSIR laboratories, Rajshahi dates back to 1967 when land was acquired by government order. Primarily Laboratory started to work in a small office of Silk and Lac…


Institute of Fuel Research and Development: Activities and achievements

Energy is one of the basic inputs for all economic activities. Per capita energy consumption is one of the major determinants as well as indicator of economic development. The target…

Dr. Md. Zahurul Haque, Director, Institute of Food Science and Technology, BCSIR

Institute of Food Science and Technology: Activities and achievements

Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) is the largest national Research and Development (R&D) organization, which conducts research and development activities in the field of Food Science and Technology….

Dr. AJM Tahuran Neger
Director, Institute of Glass and Ceramic Research and Testing, BCSIR

Institute of Glass and Ceramic Research and Testing: Activities and achievements

Institute of Glass and Ceramic Research and Testing (IGCRT) came into being as the 4th mono disciplinary unit of BCSIR in the year 2001 through the up gradation of the…

Rupesh Chandra Roy, Director, Pilot Plan and Process Development Centre, BCSIR

Pilot Plant and Process Development Centre: Activities and achievements

Techno-economic feasibility study is essential for commercialization of any industrial process. Before 1982 BCSIR had no facility to conduct techno-economic feasibility study of the processes developed in its laboratories. The…

Ariful Hye Quadery
Leather Research Institute BCSIR

Leather Research Institute: Activities and achievements

Leather Research Institute (LRI) commenced its functioning as a full-fledged mono-disciplined research institute with modern facilities from 2000. Prior to its establishment, the Institute began its journey as a division…