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    New study finds dinosaurs lived and thrived in ancient Arctic

    Agence France-Presse. Washington, United States | Updated at 09:50pm on June 24, 2021

    Dinosaur species large and small didn't just pass through the Arctic -- they made it their year-round home and probably developed wintering strategies like hibernation...

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    Stephen Hawking’s archive, office now for UK public

    Associated Press/ UNB . London | Updated at 12:54pm on May 28, 2021

    London’s Science Museum and the Cambridge University library said Wednesday they have acquired a large collection of items belonging to late physicist Stephen Hawking, from...

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    Scientists restore partial sight in blind man

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 09:39pm on May 24, 2021

    Scientists have for the first time managed to partially restore the sight of a blind patient by altering his cells, according to the results of...

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    Pandemic creates ‘surge’ of flawed research

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:37am on October 02, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has created a surge in potentially flawed scientific studies as researchers rush to publish results without adequate oversight, a leading medical ethicist...

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    Astrocytes hold the key to sleep: research

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:11pm on September 27, 2020

    American researchers claim to have solved the mystery of why and how we sleep. They say the findings can pave the way for advanced scientific...

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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 search for food plant genes

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 02:40pm on December 03, 2019

    Scientists have been on a global search for the wild relatives of food crops, hoping to bolster their defences against disease and climate change, a...

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    Plant extinction ‘bad news for all species’

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:10am on June 12, 2019

    Almost 600 plant species have been lost from the wild in the last 250 years, according to a comprehensive study, reports BBConline. The number is...

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    Scientists edit chicken genes

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:36am on June 04, 2019

    Scientists in Britain have used gene-editing techniques to stop bird flu spreading in chicken cells grown in a lab — a key step towards making...

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