Nature

Nature Quest: In quest of the Jewels of Haors

People say that we do not have the tradition of rose cultivation here in Bangladesh. The rose cultivation in our country is entirely a new phenomenon. The Middle Eastern or European countries are...

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

Close to nature, on the city outskirts

On this chilly Friday morning, you may enjoy a stroll through warm sand dunes without going far from the city centre. This little known white expanse of flat sand is on the other side of the...

December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015

Cancer 'not just down to bad luck'

Cancer is overwhelmingly a result of environmental factors and not largely down to bad luck, a study suggests.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

[WATCH NOW] Journey to the source of Matamuhuri river

Of the hundreds of rivers in Bangladesh, only two rivers -- Sangu and Matamuhuri -- have originated from Bangladesh. Both rivers are located in the southeastern hilly part of Bangladesh.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Scientists reveal a bit of good news about Greenland’s great melt

Climate change is speeding up the melting of the great sheet of ice covering Greenland, a frozen mass the size of Alaska that holds an estimated 10 percent of the world’s ice and scientists are...

February 19, 2015
February 19, 2015

New AIDS drug shields monkeys: Study

Scientists say new drug tested on monkeys provided astonishingly effective shield against animal version of AIDS, major gain in the quest for an HIV vaccine