SCIENCE
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    Cambridge Scientists Argue That Science Missing out on Non-English Research

    Based on a recent study by University of Cambridge scientists, it has been argued that science is missing out on important non-English research because English has been adopted as a sort of 'lingua franca' (common language) in the scientific community. The study revealed that over one-third of current science journals are published annually in non-English languages, which can result in the findings being overlooked.

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    Brain and Teeth did not Evolve Together in Humans: Study

    A new study claims that the evolution of the brain and teeth size were not linked to each other in humans. This challenges the long-accepted view that a reduction of teeth size in hominins (Homo sapiens' ancestors) is related to having a larger brain.

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    7 key Proteins in Zika are Possible Cause of Fatal Illnesses Related to Virus

    The Zika virus has seven proteins that cause illnesses of infected persons. Scientists from the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine identified these Zika proteins for the first time through an experiment using fission yeast cells as a model.

  • Space

    Source of Mysterious Repeating Radio Signals From Space Finally Identified

    Astronomers have finally identified the source of a mysterious signal originating from the deepest regions of the universe. These repeating signals are known as Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs). They have only been detected 18 times since their discovery in 2007.

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    China to Ship Soil Samples From Moon to Earth

    China will use its unmanned lunar mission Chang'e-5 to bring soil samples from the Moon back to Earth. The country plans to launch the probe in December this year. It recently completed the Chang'e-3 mission, thereby concluding the second phase of the country's lunar program.

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    Indian Company's Technology Captures Carbon Dioxide to Make Baking Powder

    An Indian company named Carbon Clean Solutions has developed a technology to capture carbon dioxide emissions from industries and use it to make baking powder. The firm claims that it would capture around 60,000 tons of carbon dioxide per year using its carbon capture and utilization technology.

  • Space

    Catch the Quadrantids Meteor Shower Peak Tonight

    As we enter the New Year, the most intense meteor showers, which are known as the Quadrantids, would usher us into2017. This month, this annual meteor shower will cause a deluge of shooting stars at 100 meteors per hour during peak activity.

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    A Super Rare Total Solar Eclipse Would Happen Across America This Year

    A super rare, total solar eclipse will be seen in most of America this year. It will be observable in 12 states from Oregon to South Carolina.

  • Space

    SpaceX Completes Accident Investigation, to Resume Rocket Launches

    SpaceX has completed its investigation into an accident that occurred in September last year involving its Falcon 9 rocket. It is believed that the explosion was caused by a malfunctioning high-pressure helium tank. The rocket had three such helium tanks for pressurizing the second stage liquid oxygen.

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    Climate Change not Caused by Humans: DNR

    The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) of Wisconsin has declared that the cause of climate change is debatable and that humans are not its perpetrator.

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