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Amazon forests inhale more carbon dioxide than they emit: NASA study

Pasadena, CA: In a finding that is seen as a significant factor in reducing global warming, a new NASA-led study confirmed that natural forests in the Amazon remove more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than they emit. The se...
 
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Indian-born engineer creates 3D printer that makes pizzas for astronauts

Washington: An Indian-origin engineer, who works for the Texas-based Systems & Materials Research Corporation, claims to have developed a 3D printer that can print food and pizza for astronauts on long missions. Anjan Contr...
 
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What is a polar vortex?

Paris:  The bitter chill gripping North America is a result of Arctic air that has spilled southwards, and global warming may be a cause. Arctic air is normally penned in at the roof of the world by a powerful circular wind c...

 
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Britain’s Guardian says website blocked in China

London: Britain’s Guardian newspaper said today that China had partially blocked access to its website. The site was first blocked yesterday, the broadsheet said, although Chinese netizens were still able to access its mo...
 
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Scientists discovered difference Men and Women brains

In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers mapped out the structural connectome of the human brain and discovered a blatant difference between male and female neural connectivity. T...
 
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Trebling tobacco tax ‘could prevent 200 million early deaths’

London: Trebling tobacco tax globally would cut smoking by a third and prevent 200 million premature deaths this century from lung cancer and other diseases, researchers said on Wednesday. In a review in the New England Journal...

 
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Pervez Musharraf suffers a severe heart attack, fails to appear before court

Former Pakistani military dictator Pervez Musharraf has suffered a severe heart attack. He is conscious but admitted to Critical Care Unit, APML spokesperson to said. Mushraff was admitted to an army hospital after he complaine...
 
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Happy New Year! World ushers in 2014 with fireworks, festivities

New York: From Sydney to London to San Francisco, revelers welcomed 2014 with extravagant fireworks displays, giant street parties and, in a new departure, fruit-flavored mist. In New York, hordes of people, many decked out in ...
 
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Kareena Kapoor will add new energy to the brand: Pak mobile company

Islamabad: After signing up Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor, Pakistan`s largest selling mobile phone brand says she will add “new energy” and help further consolidate its position. The 33-year-old actress has been ...

 
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Justin Bieber to retire from music

Los Angeles: Pop star Justin Bieber has announced his retirement from music. “My beloved beliebers I`m officially retiring,” Bieber tweeted Tuesday, reports mirror.co.uk. The 19-year-old then said that being a belie...