The father of IVF Sir Robert Edwards, died at the age of 87. Sir Edwards helped many couples relies their dream of having a child after giving up.
The in-vitro fertilization or IVF was pioneered by Sir Edwards together with fellow Briton Patrick Steptoe, a Nobel Prize-winner. The world's first test-tube baby was born on July 25 in 1978 and she was named Louise Brown.
On Tuesday, software giant Microsoft whacked Internet search biggie Google with `Scroogled' - Microsoft's attack ad-based campaign aimed at Google - for the third time; with the key focus of the third wave of `Scroogled' largely being the supposed privacy flaws in Google's official Android app store, Google Play.
According to reports, General Motors' (GM) 2014 Chevrolet Impala, with a 2.5-liter engine; started rolling off the line for the first time on Monday; with the all-important car - seeking fresh glory for Impala brand, which was a symbol of GM's dominance of the auto market in the 1960s - set to be built at the Detroit Hamtramck assembly plant.
The Austrian Finance Minister, Maria Fekter, said to a newspaper that she will fight like a lion to protect the country's banking secrecy. She also promised to veto any steps that threaten the country's centuries-old tradition.
After the Francis Inquiry, the gagging clause were not at all acceptable in the health services and despite this, several GP practices are unable to talk about the NHS care in their area under their CCG constitutions.
Clair Loma from Eye Kettleby, near Melton Mobray, Leicestershire, had invited cyclists from across the East Midlands to join her for a training session at Rutland Water after she best a spinal injury for completing the London Marathon. She now plans to cycle about 400 miles around England. She is 32.
In an evident attempt to enable the customers of its Gold Support package to benefit from the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) offering, Internet search biggie Google has revealed in a recent announcement that it is opening access to its Google Compute Engine cloud computing service.
An announcement by Optus has said that Günther Ottendorfer will return to Austria to work as chief technology officer with Telekom Austria.
Optus Networks managing director, Guenther (Günther) Ottendorfer has affirmed that he will be leaving the telecommunications provider to return home to Austria.
According to the latest statistics released by Gartner on Thursday, the worldwide shipments of PCs, tablets, and mobile handsets will likely witness a 9 percent year-on-year increase in 2013; with the total shipment figures of these devices expected to touch 2.4 billion units.
Hacker News and Vice magazine recently discovered a sparse-looking `Angelfire' website from the year 1999 --- a website which allegedly belonged to the Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
A minor heart condition has been developed by Harry Judd from pop band McFly and this has happened after he took training for the London marathon to be held this month.
According to Harry, he has an ectopic heart beat. In this condition, the heart beats too fast or there are beats missed by the heart but this is nothing to worry about.
It has recently come out to be known that tenants were restored by Actor Tom Cruise's ancestor to lands where they were expelled before the Great Famine.
Tom Cruise's great-great-great grandfather was Patrick Russell Cruise. It has been found that he came back from America when he came to know that tenants had been evicted by his land agent in 1843 from lands in Co Westmeath.
According to recent reports, Telekom Austria has announced launch of several Vodafone services to its customers in Austria and Croatia. Telekom Austria's A1, is Vodafone partner in Austria and Vipnet is Vodafone partner in Croatia.
According to reports released by Eurostat yesterday, unemployment rates in Europe have hit figure of 12% while the same in the US is recorded to be 7.7%. The findings have been deemed unacceptable by Laszlo Andor, the Employment and Social Affairs Commissioner.
Austrian authorities have asked Turkey to extradite an Austrian arrested recently. He is wanted in Austria for alleged terrorist activities. Mohammed M. has already been jailed in Austria for producing terror videos. He was arrested in Hatay province in southern Turkey last March.
Austria's Turkish community won the battle against Danish toy giant Lego yesterday. The firm has agreed to withdraw a Star Wars toy set that features a mosque-like building inhabited by an obese, hookah-smoking alien.
According to a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report, the new version of the popular Apple iPhone - to be supposedly called the `iPhone 5S' - will be fairly akin in appearance to the iPhone 5; and will likely hit the markets in summer this year.
At a time when Apple is apparently involving in fixing the bugs in its newest operating system, the iOS 6, rumors have started making rounds about Apple's supposedly ongoing efforts in developing the next iteration of the operating system - the iOS 7.
On Monday, tech giant Apple posted a statement, in Chinese, on its website, extending an open apology to Apple's China-based customers, after the Chinese government media launched a campaign of sorts to widely criticize the company's repair policies for two weeks.
Leeds General Infirmary is back in news and this time it is for suspension of child heart surgery due to early publication of data that has garnered a lot of criticism from heart surgeons.
The figures however have been disputed by doctors at the hospital and they feel that when it comes to other centres, the death rates are comparable.
Butterflies will return in a few years' time as reported by a researcher that they have sung up and down at regular intervals over the past four decades.
It has been reported as the worst butterfly year ever, but it is still early days. Recorders have been seen busy all over the country to conduct their weekly transects, mark every...
At 11.10 pm, Barack Obama recorded a historic win by defeating his rival, Mitt Romney by 100 votes. Obama was given 303 electoral votes by the major networks, while Romney got 203.
Obama, the first African American President, was elected...
Average price of gasoline has fallen by six cents since past two weeks and further plunge in the price is expected in the coming days.
The decrease is first in the prices since December. According to reports by the Lundberg Survey of fuel...
There was a show of lunar eclipse yesterday for which...
Researcher from Santee Historical Society has allegedly...
To install a multi-use, broadband communications...
A recent study has revealed that the shelf life of...
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