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World’s Longest Train: Swiss Rail Company creates World Record

The Rhaetian Railway company, in Switzerland, has claimed the world record for the longest passenger train. The train ran a 1.9-kilometer-long or 1.2-mile-long carrier composed of 100 coaches along the Albula/Bernina route from Preda to Bergün, according to an Associated Press report.  The train ran on the scenic route which is famous for having 22 […]

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Could human’s teleport?

What if you could instantly transport yourself from one place to another? Instead of circling the same old neighborhood, you could walk the streets of Shanghai, China. Instead of eating the same old takeout for dinner, you could dine in Paris, France. You could even visit the moon or the rings of Saturn. Science fiction […]

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Introducing the world’s first floating city.

Construction is underway in the Maldives for a floating city to house 20,000 people – a trailblazing solution to rising sea levels and an overcrowded capital city. In a turquoise lagoon in the Maldives, a floating city is beginning to take shape. Consisting of houses, restaurants, shops, a school and a hospital, the futuristic feat […]

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Asteroid’s path altered in NASA’s first test of planetary defense.

The spacecraft NASA deliberately crashed into an asteroid last month succeeded in nudging the rocky moonlet from its natural path into a faster orbit, marking the first time humanity has altered the motion of a celestial body, the U.S. space agency announced on Tuesday. The $330 million proof-of-concept mission, which was seven years in development, […]

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Debate of the Week: Do we all have superpowers?

IN THE NEWS: A Scottish woman who can smell Parkinson’s has inspired experts to create a new test for the disease. Now, scientists are looking for others with amazing secret talents. The mystery was finally solved. Les and Joy Milne had come to their first Parkinson’s disease support-group meeting. “I walked into the room,” says […]

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Debate of the Week: Is biotech getting too powerful?

THE NEWS: A new program could tackle global problems like famine and pollution, say awed scientists. But some fear the risks far outweigh the rewards. Most of the time, human knowledge advances at a glacial pace, with frequent false starts and setbacks. But every so often, there is a single moment that revolutionises what we […]

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Medical Breakthrough Offers Hope to Blind Children.

Medical Breakthrough offered hope to blind people. Scientists have restored vision to 20 people using a bioengineered cornea made from pig skin. The breakthrough brings hope to the estimated 12.7 million people globally who are blind due to their corneas being damaged or diseased.  Hitherto, people with cornea disease have required a transplant from a […]

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Debate Of the Week: Will Artificial Intelligence destroy us?

News:The Moscow Open descended into chaos when a robot attacked a child. Is this the start of the AI takeover? Or will humans remain firmly in charge? Video footage shows a robotic arm suddenly lunging at the boy and grabbing his hand. Four adults had to rescue him from its grasp. It has some wondering […]

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What went right this week

Solar-powered cargo bikes arrived Cargo bikes were already the quickest way to transport goods across a city, according to a study published last year. Little wonder they are being touted as the future of urban transport. Now they have even more of a competitive advantage thanks to two German companies, which have developed lightweight solar […]

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Barbie’s Diverse New Line Features Doll With A Hearing Aid

This year, a new Fashionista line-up of Barbies is centered around diversity and inclusion. The line includes a doll with a prosthetic leg, a Ken doll with vitiligo, and a range of dolls with a variety of body types. Moving away from the original Barbie-body, new dolls will take different shapes and sizes. New Ken […]