Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna make a million stories during vacation. See photos to know what they’re up to

Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna make a million stories during vacation. See photos to know what they’re up to

Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna make a million stories during vacation. See photos to know what they’re up to Twinkle Khanna Instagrammed an image with hubby Akshay Kumar and a few friends, and the happy picture shows what a brilliant time they are having as they traverse across Europe. Twinkle’s captioned the latest post as, “I have a feeling that for the next few years a lot of our stories are going to start with ‘One day in Spain…’ #hairraisers #barcelona.” Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna’s month-long vacation is still on. While…

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Top stories: Naked mole rat superpowers, a deadly salamander disease, and alternatives to grant writing

Top stories: Naked mole rat superpowers, a deadly salamander disease, and alternatives to grant writing

Top stories: Naked mole rat superpowers, a deadly salamander disease, and alternatives to grant writing Science is covering the March for Science worldwide. Be sure to check out our live coverage on the day of here, and also see all of our stories on the march. With this new system, scientists never have to write a grant application again Almost every scientist agrees: Applying for research funding is a drag. Writing a good proposal can take months, and the chances of getting funded are often slim. Funding agencies, meanwhile, spend…

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Top stories: Disappearing insects, Descartes’s bulging brain, and a priceless botanical breakdown

Top stories: Disappearing insects, Descartes’s bulging brain, and a priceless botanical breakdown

Top stories: Disappearing insects, Descartes’s bulging brain, and a priceless botanical breakdown Where have all the insects gone? Entomologists call it the windshield phenomenon: Car windshields used to be covered in the spring and summer months with the remains of insects. That’s not the case in many places today. Observations about splattered bugs don’t count as scientific, so now researchers are turning to more than 30 years of data collected by a dedicated group of mostly amateur entomologists across western Europe. And what they’ve found supports the anecdotes: dramatic drops—up to…

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Top stories: Immigrant bloodlines analyzed, illegal petunias destroyed, and superstar surgeon fired again

Top stories: Immigrant bloodlines analyzed, illegal petunias destroyed, and superstar surgeon fired again

Top stories: Immigrant bloodlines analyzed, illegal petunias destroyed, and superstar surgeon fired again There’s no such thing as a ‘pure’ European—or anyone else Immigrant : New studies show that there is no such thing as “pure” European—or anyone else. Almost all of us are the children of repeated ancient migrations, according to researchers who study human origins. Using revolutionary new methods to analyze DNA and the isotopes found in bones and teeth, scientists are exposing the tangled roots of peoples around the world. Few of us are actually the direct…

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Amazing science stories from 2017

Amazing science stories from 2017

Amazing science stories from 2017 From the first direct evidence for black holes, to a rocky planet circling a neighbouring star, 2016 was packed with amazing science stories. Here’s a selection. Crest of a wave Image copyrightLIGO/T. PYLE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARYImage captionArtist’s impression: The existence of gravitational waves was first proposed by Albert Einstein About a century ago, Albert Einstein proposed the existence of ripples in the fabric of space-time – as an outcome of his Theory of General Relativity. It took until February this year, however, for scientists to finally…

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Grand National Five Aintree stories to follow on road to the big race

Grand National: Five Aintree stories to follow on road to the big race

Grand National Five Aintree stories to follow on road to the big race Rule The World, ridden by 19-year-old David Mullins (right, blue cap) was triumphant in the 2016 Grand National Randox Health Grand National Date: Saturday, 8 April Venue: Aintree racecourse Time: 17:15 BST Coverage: Commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, text updates on the BBC Sport website and mobile app. With weights to be carried in the 2017 Grand National at Aintree revealed on Tuesday night, here’s a look at some of the leading contenders. Second time lucky…

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