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Tag Archives: Scientists

Scientists says airborne coronavirus may lead to infections

WASHINGTON: For month, scientists have believed that the coronavirus can become spread through microdroplets expelled by patients when they speak and breathe, but until now there was no proof that these tiny particles are infectious. A new study by scientists at the University of Nebraska that was uploaded to a ...

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Scientists around the world declare climate emergency

Forty years ago, scientists from 50 nations converged on Geneva to discuss what was then called the “CO2-climate problem.” At the time, with reliance on fossil fuels having helped trigger the 1979 oil crisis, they predicted global warming would eventually become a major environmental challenge. The scientists got to work, ...

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Scientists discover way to turn copper into gold

BEIJING – Alchemists have been struggling for ages to create the legendary philosopher’s stone capable of, among other things, turning base metals into precious ones, and specifically – into gold. Modern day Chinese scientists seem to have finally come close to performing such a transformation. A group of Chinese scientists ...

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Russia unveils plans to build human colony on moon

MOSCOW: Apart from building a human colony on Mars, scientists are also planning to build up a colony on the moon, and as per Russian scientists they will make it happen within 20 years. Russian space agency Roscosmos recently revealed its plans to build up a human colony on the ...

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Microwave weapon suspected in mystery attacks on US diplomats

WASHINGTON: Doctors and scientists increasingly suspect attacks with unconventional microwave weapons as the cause of the mysterious ailments that have stricken more than three dozen American diplomats and their families in Cuba and China, The New York Times reported. The victims reported hearing intense high-pitched sounds in their hotel rooms ...

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Scientists reconstruct face of 9,000 year-old Greek teenager

The last time anyone looked on Dawn’s face was 9,000 years ago. Now the teenager can be seen again, after scientists reconstructed her face to show what people looked like in the Mesolithic period, around 7,000 BC. But she doesn’t look happy. Dawn is believed to be aged between 15 ...

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Scientists solve mystery behind Mona Lisa’s smile

Scientists have finally answered the most debatable question: whether the Mona Lisa is smiling or not? It turns out, the Mona Lisa, immortalised by Leonardo Da Vinci in 1503, is smiling! This is according to researchers from the University of Freiburg, who tested survey participant reactions to portraits. The team digitally ...

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Scientists create baker’s yeast from scratch

LONDON: Scientists have taken a big step toward designing complex forms of life from scratch by constructing five new artificial chromosomes of baker’s yeast, representing a third of the micro-organism’s genome, or genetic blueprint. The international team used computers to create laboratory-made versions of the threadlike structures that carry genetic ...

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Scientists make new material that acts as air conditioner

COLORADO: Scientists have managed to create a new thin material that acts like an air conditioner without any costs. Engineers from the University of Colorado have built what can only be called a metamaterial. It possesses virtually magical qualities that are not normally found in any other object in Mother ...

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