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Scientists develop Terminator-style stretchable liquid metal

In the blockbuster Terminator movie franchise, an evil robot morphs into different human forms and objects and oozes through narrow openings, thanks to its...

Plastic microparticles threaten unique Galapagos fauna

Armed only with gloves and large sacks, park rangers and volunteers are battling the scourge of plastic waste blighting the idyllic Galapagos Islands and...

Comcast to launch streaming video service for internet customers

PHILADELPHIA: Comcast Corp said on Thursday it will launch a new internet streaming video service called Xfinity Flex, as the U.S. cable operator targets...

Brazilian physicist wins $1.4 million Templeton Prize

BRASILIA: Brazilian physicist and astronomer Marcelo Gleiser has been awarded the 2019 Templeton Prize, worth $1.4 million, for his work blending science and spirituality. Gleiser,...

China clones ‘Sherlock Holmes’ police dog to cut training times: state media

SHANGHAI: Scientists in southwest China’s Yunnan province have cloned what they called the “Sherlock Holmes of police dogs” in a program they hope will...

Study reveals how marine snow cools the planet

A team of scientists has modelled how carbonate accumulation from ‘marine snow’ in oceans has absorbed carbon dioxide over millennia and been a key...

ACLU reaches settlement with Facebook on discriminatory ads

NEW YORK: The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Tuesday as part of a settlement with Facebook Inc the social network will make...

Google announces browser-based streaming game service

SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet Inc’s Google announced on Tuesday a browser-based video game streaming service dubbed Stadia that attempts to capitalize on the company’s cloud...

Insulin producing cells grown in lab!

Researchers have for the first time transformed human stem cells into mature insulin-producing cells, a major breakthrough in the effort to develop a cure...

Project Aurora: U.S. government, Intel aim for nation’s fastest computer

WASHINGTON:  A U.S. government-led group is working with chipmaker Intel Corp and Cray Inc to develop and build the nation’s fastest computer by 2021...

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NZ to hold national remembrance for Christchurch next Friday

CHRISTCHURCH:  New Zealand will hold a national remembrance service on March 29 for the victims of the Christchurch mosque massacre and their families, the...

Occupied Kashmir observes shutter down strike over banning JKLF

SRINAGAR: A complete shutter down strike is being observed in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) against the banning of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF)...

Millions malnourished in Pakistan despite abundance of food

KARACHI: A frantic mother cradling her seven-month-old baby rushes towards the special paediatric ward in a desolate Pakistan town, his eyes are blank and...

Cylinder explosion kills two, injures four in Quetta

QUETTA: A man along with his son was killed and four children got burn injuries in a blast due to a gas leakage at...