Bharat Sharma

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Marine animals thought extinct for 273 million years found in Pacific Ocean!

The marine animals that are being referred to as “living fossils” are officially known as crinoids, or as sea lilies and were found at the bottom of the floor in the Pacific Ocean in Japan

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In pics: Treasure trove of relics from Bronze Age discovered in Sweden

The authorities reported that the relics primarily include jewellery, which were found outside the Swedish town of Alingsås

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Melting of Antarctic ice sheet could raise sea levels by 20%, new study finds

On multiple occasions, scientists have warned of the dangers posed by expedited melting of ice caps and sheets which could drown towns and cities across the world.  But the potential threat of the…

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Paper books aren't dying! New survey reveals people still don't dig e-books

A new survey sheds light on the patterns of readership among those who cherish the art of words

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'Trillions' of cicadas to emerge after spending nearly 2 decades underground

One can expect the insects to shed their skins and emerge from the ground to participate in a month-long mating ritual.  And it’s expected to be quite a performance!

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G7 to come up with mechanism to quickly counter Russian 'propaganda', UK's Raab says

G7 foreign ministers are set to meet in London, marking the first such in person meeting in two years 

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Top US disease expert Dr Fauci urges India to impose nationwide lockdown for 'few weeks'

Fauci also said that “no one likes likes to lock down the country”, while urging Indian authorities to lock down the country for a “few weeks”

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Biden wants to pursue 'practical diplomacy' with North Korea over 'grand bargains'

The major challenge for the US has been to make North Korean leader Kim Jong Un give up nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles

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Facebook allows advertisers to reach children interested in smoking, gambling: Research

Children as young as 13-years-old who have shown interest in smoking, gambling, and extreme weight loss can be easily targeted through advertisements, as found by the lobby group Reset Australia…

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Children at risk of long-Covid symptoms, new study finds

A new study sheds light on how coronavirus affects kids

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World has failed India amid record surge in COVID-19 cases, says top US disease expert Fauci

Fauci said that the situation in India had highlighted global inequality

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How a teenage cheerleader's middle finger landed her in landmark US Supreme Court case

Never did the cheerleader think that a momentary expression on Snapchat would land her in the US Supreme Court

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New York: Man tries to smuggle 35 live finches to win singing competitions

The man told authorities that he was offered $3,000 to transport the birds

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It's raining plastic and we can't even see it!

A new modelling was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and showed that 84 per cent of airborne micro plastics in Western USA came from roads outside of major cities…

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Apophis the asteroid is not hurling towards Earth... But only for now!

For the last 15 years, scientists have been worried about Apophis ramming into Earth

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