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First anti-laser device developed

First anti-laser device developed

U.S. researchers have announced the development of the world’s first “anti-laser,” a device that can absorb and cancel out a laser beam. Scientists at Yale University say the silicon-based device… Read more »

Fresh flood kills 14 people in Sri Lanka

Fresh flood kills 14 people in Sri Lanka

Torrential rainfall unleashed new flooding in Sri Lanka, affecting about a million people, many still recovering from an earlier wave weeks ago, the U.N. said. The U.N. Office for the… Read more »

UK’s super car to cross 1000 mph mark

UK’s super car to cross 1000 mph mark

Construction of a “supercar” designed to set a land speed record of 1,000 mph has begun in Britain, its designers say. The British car, called the Bloodhound, will attempt to… Read more »

Fatwa against rape victim in Bangladesh

Fatwa against rape victim in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh high court has taken up the case of the death of a 14-year-old girl who was whipped after being accused of an affair with a married man. A… Read more »

Radioactivity shrinks bird brain size by 5 pc

Radioactivity shrinks bird brain size by 5 pc

Researchers say birds living near the site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which exploded in 1986, have smaller brains than normal. Researchers discovered that birds living in the exclusion… Read more »

No ‘Mass Migration’ With Climate: report

No ‘Mass Migration’ With Climate: report

A report by a British think tank says global climate change will not trigger mass migrations from one part of the world to another as some have feared.

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