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    Chinese probe completes moon sampling

    Agence France-Presse .Beijing | Updated at 10:31am on December 03, 2020

    A Chinese space probe sent to gather material from a previously unexplored part of the moon has completed its mission and is preparing to send...

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    Moon richer in water than once thought

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 11:03am on October 27, 2020

    There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought, according to two studies published Monday raising the tantalising prospect that astronauts on...

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    Mobile phone radiation may be killing insects: German study

    Agence France-Presse .Berlin | Updated at 11:21am on September 18, 2020

    Radiation from mobile phones could have contributed to the dramatic decline in insect populations seen in much of Europe in recent years, a German study...

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    Scientists find world’s oldest sperm in Myanmar amber

    Agence France-Presse .Berlin | Updated at 10:16am on September 16, 2020

    A team of palaeontologists discovered what they believedis the world’s oldest animal sperm, frozen inside a tiny crustacean in a blob of tree resin in...

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    Scientists find gas on Venus linked to life on Earth

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 10:12am on September 15, 2020

    The atmosphere of Venus contains traces of phosphine gas -- which on Earth can be attributed to living organisms -- scientists said on Monday, in...

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    Aftab joins as BCSIR chairman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05pm on August 27, 2020

    Md Aftab Ali Sheikh of the Chemistry Department of Dhaka University joined as the chairman of the Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research on...

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    Science journalism in Bangladesh context

    Tariqul Tareq and Utsho Ali Haider | Updated at 12:00am on June 22, 2020

    ‘SCIENCE v clickbait’, ‘science journalism: misleading mass people’, ‘communication gap between scientists and science journalists’, ‘misleading headlines can lead science astray’, ‘questionable science journalism’ —...

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    Science, controversies on centre stage in virus pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 09:56am on May 19, 2020

    Hydroxychloroquine, double-blind studies, convalescent plasma, herd immunity — the coronavirus pandemic has thrust the language of science into public view as never before. Having escaped...

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    Oxford University pushing science to limit in vaccine hunt

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:49am on April 24, 2020

    Oxford University is launching a human trial of a potential coronavirus vaccine, with the daunting aim of making a successful jab available to the public...

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    Social virus as big a worry

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2020

    AN UNCLE who walked barefoot in Muharram processions in the village of Mustafabad in Rae Bareli would have been killed by a cut in the...