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Without Russia, science going solo on world’s woes, dreams

Without Russian help climate scientists worry how theyll keep up their important work of documenting warming in the Arctic.Europes space agency is wrestling with how its planned Mars rover might survive freezing nights on th

Apr 04, 2022
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Changing snowfall makes it harder to fight fire with fire

Dripping flaming fuel as they go a line of workers slowly descends a steep snow-covered hillside above central Colorados South Platte River torching piles of woody debris that erupt into flames shooting two stories high.It

Apr 04, 2022
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Scientists finally finish decoding entire human genome

Scientists say they have finally assembled the full genetic blueprint for human life adding the missing pieces to a puzzle nearly completed two decades ago.An international team described the first-ever sequencing of a complete hu

Apr 04, 2022
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Scientists finally finish decoding entire human genome

Scientists say they have finally assembled the full genetic blueprint for human life adding the missing pieces to a puzzle nearly completed two decades ago.An international team described the first-ever sequencing of a complete human genome the set of instructions to build and sustain a human being in research published

Apr 04, 2022
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Moon goes blood red this weekend: ‘Eclipse for the Americas’

A total lunar eclipse will grace the night skies this weekend providing longer than usual thrills for stargazers across North and South America.
The celestial action unfolds Sunday night into early Monday morning with the moon bathed in the reflected red and orange hues of Earth&rsquos sunsets and sunrises for about 1 1/2 hours one of th

May 14, 2022
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Virus found in pig heart used in human transplant

Researchers trying to learn what killed the first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig have discovered the organ harbored an animal virus but cannot yet say if it played any role in the man&rsquos death.
A Maryland man 57-year-old David Bennett Sr. died in March two months after the groundbreaking experimental transplant. Univ

May 07, 2022
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QSTP-funded startup brings virtual reality to life

Tarantula AI&rsquos &lsquoKeyCast&rsquo creates immersive 2D to 3D photo and video conversion through machine learning
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Augmented and mixed reality technologies are widely reported to be on the brink of mass adoption and tech startup Tarantula AI are creating solutions to narrow the gap between physical

Jun 18, 2022
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So long, Internet Explorer. The browser retires today

Internet Explorer is finally headed out to pasture.
As of Wednesday Microsoft will no longer support the once-dominant browser that legions of web surfers loved to hate &mdash and a few still claim to adore. The 27-year-old application now joins BlackBerry phones dial-up modems and Palm Pilots in the dustbin of tech history.
IE&rsquos demise was not a surprise. A year ago Micros

Jun 15, 2022
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Deadly secret: Electronic warfare shapes Russia-Ukraine war

On Ukraine&rsquos battlefields the simple act of powering up a cellphone can beckon a rain of deathly skyfall. Artillery radar and remote controls for unmanned aerial vehicles may also invite fiery shrapnel showers.
This is electronic warfare a critical but largely invisible aspect of Russia&rsquos war against Ukraine. Military commanders largely shun discussing it fearing they&rsquol

Jun 04, 2022
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Huawei showcases next-gen smart and healthy living products at flagship launch event

Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) featured a variety of Huawei&rsquos cutting edge hardware products at the Flagship Launch Event 2022 including: Huawei Watch GT3 Pro Huawei P50 Huawei Watch FIT 2 Huawei Watch D Huawei Band 7 and Huawei Mate Xs 2 that aim to further simplify daily lives of consumers. Along with its hardware products Huawei also features its world-renowned Health App which

May 19, 2022
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Moon goes blood red this weekend: ‘Eclipse for the Americas’

A total lunar eclipse will grace the night skies this weekend providing longer than usual thrills for stargazers across North and South America.
The celestial action unfolds Sunday night into early Monday morning with the moon bathed in the reflected red and orange hues of Earth&rsquos sunsets and sunrises for about 1 1/2 hours one of the longest totalities of the decade. It will be the

May 14, 2022
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Virus found in pig heart used in human transplant

Researchers trying to learn what killed the first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig have discovered the organ harbored an animal virus but cannot yet say if it played any role in the man&rsquos death.
A Maryland man 57-year-old David Bennett Sr. died in March two months after the groundbreaking experimental transplant. University of Maryland doctors said Thursday they foun

May 07, 2022
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Ukraine’s scientists continue work as kind of ‘resistance’

Anton Vlaschenko often hears shelling outside his office in Ukraine&rsquos second-largest city of Kharkiv not far from the front lines of the war. He sometimes even sees smoke rising from Russian tanks hit by missiles.
But the 40-year-old zoologist continues his work dissecting and labeling bat tissue as he probes the disease ecology of the flying mammals. When news of the war overwhelm

May 07, 2022
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Europe saw warmest summer on record in 2021

Scientists say last summer was the hottest summer on record in Europe with temperatures a full 1 degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) higher than the average for the previous three decades.
A report released Friday by the European Union&rsquos Copernicus Climate Change Service found that while spring 2021 was cooler than average the summer months were marked by &ldquosevere and long-

Apr 23, 2022
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Musk harps on free speech in bid for Twitter, Agrawal says company not 'hostage'

Elon Musk's offer to buy Twitter is stirring debate over the social media giant's nature and trajectory. Twitter revealed on Thursday the Tesla CEO wanted to take over the company for $43 billion.
In a regulatory filing Musk&mdashwho hold little over 9 per cent of Twitter's stock&mdashsaid &ldquoI invested in Twitter as I believe in its potential to be the platform for free

Apr 16, 2022
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SpaceX launches 3 visitors to space station for $55 million each

SpaceX launched three rich businessmen and their astronaut escort to the International Space Station on Friday for more than a week&rsquos stay as NASA joins Russia in hosting guests at the world&rsquos most expensive tourist destination.
It&rsquos SpaceX&rsquos first private charter flight to the orbiting lab after two years of carrying astronauts there for NASA.
Arriving at th

Apr 09, 2022
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Amir appoints Sheikh Khalifa as commander of Lekhwiya

QNADohaHis Highness the Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Monday issued Amiri Decision No (24) of 2023 appointing Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani as Commander of Internal Security Force (Lekhwiya). The deci

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Qatar calls for greater synergy in fight against global menace of drugs

QNA CairoQatar has affirmed that the drug problem takes on international and regional dimensions affecting all sectors and areas of life stressing the importance of strengthening cooperation in the development prevention and protection of Arab peoples from threats

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Al Duhail-Umm Salal all set for Ooredoo Cup title clash

Tribune News NetworkDohaUmm Salal face an uphill task as they take on league leaders Al Duhail in the final of the Ooredoo Cup at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium on Tuesday night. The title clash which kicks-off at 10pm is expected to be an exciting one as both teams a

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Listed GCC banks continue post-COVID recovery: KPMG

Satyendra PathakDohaListed banks in the GCC region continued their post-COVID recovery with strong double-digit asset while maintaining a conservative approach to credit provisioning tight cost control and healthy capital levels amid a future outlook based on cautio

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