Bharat Sharma

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Astronomers detect first proof of 'moon-forming' ring around far-off exoplanet

The disk is referred to as a circumplanetary disk and surrounds the exoplanet labelled "PDS 70c". The planet bears resemblance to Jupiter and orbits a star situated 400 light-years away

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This is how social media giants are feeding dangerous content to children

A new report reveals how social media platforms expose children to inappropriate content regarding unrealistic body types, dieting, self-harm and suicide. WION explains how companies deliver…

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COVID-19: Japan becomes first country to approve Roche's antibody cocktail treatment

Ronapreve is an antibody cocktail treatment which showed success in limiting serious illness among Covid positive patients, consequentially lowering risk of death

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Israel calls Ben & Jerry's decision to stop selling ice cream in Palestine 'anti-Semitic'

Israel warned Unilever of "severe consequences" over Ben & Jerry's decision to not renew license post its expiration date for sales in Palestinian areas

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Scientists find four 'teenage' exoplanets. One of them is really special.

Four recently discovered "teenage" exoplanets could help scientists understand how planets age. One of these three teenagers is actually raging quite hard - to every astronomer's confusion! Find…

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Marijuana: Magic plant or menacing drug, legal or illegal? It's a 'highly' complex issue

For some, marijuana signifies peace, magic and nature-based therapy. On the other hand, many authorities have good reason to categorise it as a drug. Is the magic plant a menace?

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With 319 Terabytes  per second, Japan sets new world record for internet speed. What does this mean?

Japanese researchers recently set a new world record for fastest internet speeds. What does this mean for regular users?

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China reports first 'Monkey B Virus' death. How does it spread? What are its symptoms?

China reported the first case and fatality of the Monkey B Virus on Saturday. What is the Monkey B Virus? How does it spread? What are its symptoms? Find out here

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Nintendo announces new Switch game console: Features, price, release date and more inside

Nintendo on Tuesday announced a fresh take on its highly revered Switch console. We tell you more about the new features, pricing, release date and more

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What caused a giant Antarctic lake to completely disappear in three days?

A giant lake in Antarctica disappeared in less than three days. Scientists fear this points to an under-researched phenomenon which carries bad news for sea levels in the near-future. Read here to…

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iPhone users, connecting to this open wifi network could paralyse your device

Do you keep your iPhone's wifi on at all times? Read to find out why connecting to random wifi networks may paralyse your iPhone and how to fix the bug

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Twitter will let you laugh soon with Facebook-like 'reactions'

Twitter is introducing Facebook-like "reactions" very soon, if all goes well. Read here to find out about Twitter's upcoming range of diverse features

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Astronomers use artificial intelligence to reveal the true shape of universe

Now, Japanese astronomers have developed an astounding technique to measure the universe. Using artificial intelligence, scientists were able to remove noise in astronomical data which is caused…

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In pics: 'Smart foam' helps robotic arm sense nearby objects and repair self

The artificially innervated foam, or “AiFoam”, allows robots to repair itself when damaged, in a mechanism similar to how human skin repairs itself. What is its human value? How was it created?…

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Explosion on Sun equivalent to millions of hydrogen bombs causes biggest solar flare in 4 years

NASA claims that the energy released by this explosion is equivalent to millions of 100-megaton hydrogen going off at the same time. Even then, it constitutes just one-tenth of the Sun’s total…

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