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“Historic” deal to restore the Colorado River Delta in United States.

Arizona, California and Nevada have agreed to take less water from the drought-strained Colorado River, a breakthrough agreement that, for now, keeps the river from falling so low that it would jeopardize water supplies for major Western cities like Phoenix and Los Angeles as well as for some of America’s most productive farmland. The agreement, […]

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Can AI read your mind? Scientists use ChatGPT-like tech to turn people’s thoughts into text in real-time.

It’s 2023, and the world is rapidly drifting away from traditionally known methods of dream interpretation. With the advent of artificial intelligence newer methods of reading the human mind are at play. In March, it was reported that Japanese scientists recreated high-resolution images from scans of brain activity using stable diffusion, now it seems there […]

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DEBATE OF THE WEEK: Could this be the start of World War Three?

Fear: Multiple ceasefires have been announced and then broken in Sudan. THE NEWS: No signs of peace as conflict enters second month. The conflict between two of Sudan’s military leaders has driven thousands from their homes and could draw in many countries including Russia, China and the USA. “I stayed calm,” said eight-year-old Leen. “I […]

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DEBATE OF THE WEEK: Is the tug-of-love over Taiwan threatening global peace?

IN THE NEWS: As China and the US compete for Taiwan’s attention, many fear that what they are actually flirting with is war. As one proverb popular in both Taiwan and China goes: “Water can make a boat float, but it can also sink it.” These days Taiwan is in particularly rough waters. The country, […]

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NASA teams with Canadian elementary school kids to test EpiPens in Space

We often tell our kids to shoot for the stars. Students at a Canadian elementary school did just that. They teamed up with NASA to see if a lifesaving drug would work in space. Their experiment was sent up in a rocket, and they made a big discovery. EpiPens used to deliver emergency treatment for […]

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World’s Oldest Mouse? A Pocket Mouse Named Pat

A tiny mouse at the San Diego Zoo has set a new world record for the oldest known living mouse. The mouse, named Pat, turned nine years and 209 days old last Wednesday. Pat is a Pacific pocket mouse, which is the smallest kind of mouse in North America. He weighs about as much as […]

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DEBATE OF THE DAY: Is predicting the future a skill we can learn?

IN THE NEWS: Is predicting the future a skill we can learn? Another disaster has shaken some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Some think we can use science to predict and prevent them. On Friday 3 February, a Dutch researcher, Frank Hoogerbeets, tweeted out a map of southern Turkey. In the caption he wrote: […]

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Chinese spy balloon flies over the United States

A suspected Chinese spy balloon has been flying over the United States for a couple of days, U.S. officials said on Thursday, in what would be a brazen act just days ahead of a planned trip to Beijing by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Fighter jets were mobilised but military leaders advised President Joe […]

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New museum in Mexico spotlights endangered axolotl salamander

A new museum and conservation center dedicated to Mexico’s critically endangered axolotl salamander is highlighting the amphibian’s remarkable story that has captured the attention of scientists and the public alike. With an impressive ability to heal itself, the axolotl (pronounced ah-sho-LO-tul) salamanders were showcased in the exhibit, which opened on Saturday, at Mexico City’s Chapultepec […]

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From Samsung To LG, 12 Famous Brands & Their First Products.

Sony, Samsung, Colgate, all these brands have become household names. Along with being famous, they are also a symbol of trust. But how did they get there?Well, today we are bringing to you some of the most famous brands and the products they started with. 1. Sony was founded in 1946, its first product was […]