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State government calls off car rationing in New Delhi

NEW DELHI, INDIA (NOVEMBER 11, 2017) (ANI) – The Delhi government on Saturday (November 11) called off the “odd-even” car rationing scheme after country’s top environmental court had allowed the same but denied any relaxation for women drivers.
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Passive polygraph takes lie detection into 21st Century

Seattle-based SilverLogic Labs have developed what they call a ‘passive polygraph’, basically a hi-tech version of the lie detector test. Francis Maguire has more. Continue reading


French astronaut Pesquet speaks to schoolchildren from the International Space Station

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency takes part in a live in-flight event aboard the International Space Station, spinning a globe and describing the orbital craft’s journey over Earth.

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Plankton increase may be due to rising carbon dioxide levels

Johns Hopkins University researchers have expressed concern after finding a major increase in the world’s population of plankton, citing rising carbon dioxide levels as a potential cause.
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Brain model implanted into virtual mouse body

LAUSANNE AND GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / ANIMATION (REUTERS / HUMAN BRAIN PROJECT) – Scientists working towards mapping and modelling the human brain, have taken the first step by implanting a simplified mouse brain inside its virtual body.
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World’s largest radio telescope project mark progress

S Africa-Radio Telescope

China Central Television (CCTV) – Preliminary work on the world’s largest radio telescope project has made a major progress, with the completion of an array of radio telescopes in Northern Cape Province, South Africa.
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