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Smart foam gives robotic hand ability to self-repair

Singapore researchers have developed a smart foam material that allows robots to sense nearby objects, and repairs itself when damaged, just like human skin.

Israel aims for ‘chaos’

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani yesterday accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a “mercenary” for the US and seeking to create chaos, blaming it for the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear...

Heatwave renews worries

Australia was bracing for a heatwave to sweep across the country’s fire-ravaged southeast in the coming days, with the forecast stoking fears the soaring temperatures could inflame bushfires.

70 killed in Pakistan hospital blast

A bomb blast has killed 70 people at a hospital in the city of Quetta in south-west Pakistan, officials say. Dozens of people are injured in the attack, which happened at the entrance to the...

US health researchers test Zika vaccine as funds run low

US government researchers say they have begun their first clinical trial of a Zika vaccine while the Obama administration told lawmakers funds to fight the virus would run out in the coming weeks...

Clinton must become president: Sanders

Bernie Sanders urges Democrats to put Hillary Clinton in the White House, in a speech to the party convention.

October 23, 2016
October 23, 2016

Too hot to handle? Ghost pepper leads to torn Esophagus

A word to the wise: Stay away from ghost peppers.

August 15, 2016
August 15, 2016

2 Bangladeshis among 6 injured by Yemen shells in KSA

Shells fired from Yemen hit a water plant in Najran, the southwestern region of Saudi Arabia, injuring six expatriate workers including two Bangladeshis.

August 8, 2016
August 8, 2016

70 killed in Pakistan hospital blast

A bomb blast has killed 70 people at a hospital in the city of Quetta in south-west Pakistan, officials say. Dozens of people are injured in the attack, which happened at the entrance to the...

August 4, 2016
August 4, 2016

US health researchers test Zika vaccine as funds run low

US government researchers say they have begun their first clinical trial of a Zika vaccine while the Obama administration told lawmakers funds to fight the virus would run out in the coming weeks...

July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016

Clinton must become president: Sanders

Bernie Sanders urges Democrats to put Hillary Clinton in the White House, in a speech to the party convention.

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

Indian minister caught on cam touching woman inappropriately

Madhya Pradesh of India Home Minister Babulal Gaur has struck again. This time the minister was caught on camera inappropriately touching a woman during an event in Bhopal, reports India Today.

April 8, 2016
April 8, 2016

13 North Koreans working abroad defect to South

Thirteen North Koreans working at a restaurant based outside the country have defected to South Korea, the Unification Ministry says, marking the first mass defection since the United Nations...

January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016

Happy birthday, Mozart!

January 27, 2016 is the 260th birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, one of the most prolific, influential and genius composers and pianists of all time.

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