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Cristiano Ronaldo the Richest Athlete on Forbes List

New York: The amazing and the most loved player of the football Cristiano Ronaldo stays on the top of the Forbes magazine’s list of the 100-highest athletes. This is his second continuous year that he is on the top...

Virat Kohli Refuses to Advertise Pepsi

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli has given a jolt to Pepsi. Virat has been associated with Pepsi for six years. Now he refused to advertise Pepsi. Virat said, “If I myself won't consume such things, I won't urge others to...

Social media can help predict floods, hurricanes and other natural disasters

Beyond socialisation, social media could help predict natural disasters including floods and hurricanes a new study has revealed. Researchers at University of Warwick have published a study in the journal PLOS One wherein they have shown that isn't the only...

Mammoths faced genetic meltdown just before extinction

Mammoths suffered a genetic meltdown near their extinction, a new study by scientists at University of California claims thereby lending credibility to the existing theories of genome deterioration stemming from small population sizes. Researchers at the university compared genomes from...

Quebec home to oldest traces of life; 3.8 billion year old fossils unearthed

Scientists in Canada have unearthed world's oldest known fossils said to be at least 3.8 billion years old from Nuvvuagittuq Supracrustal Belt (NSB), Quebec, Canada. Up until now scientists believed that the old known fossils of living organisms were dated...

Stargazers in Southern Hemisphere treated with ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse

Annular solar eclipses are special as they offer stargazers a stunning 'ring of fire' view of the our Sun and this year's first annular solar eclipse was no different. Stargazers in Southern Hemisphere were awestruck by the stunning view and...

Scientists garner improved understanding of technetium-99 nuclear waste

Scientists have garnered greater understanding of technetium-99 nuclear waste - a byproduct of plutonium weapons production and considered to be a major U.S. challenge for environmental cleanup. According to information provided by scientists in their study published in Inorganic...

Your green tea could power your smartphone, wearable devices

Researchers have managed to use compounds found in green tea to develop a flexible and compact rechargeable energy storage device that as the potential of powering smartphones and wearable devices. According to the team of scientists behind the study that...

EU watchdogs still concerned over Windows 10 privacy settings

Microsoft has announced changes to the Windows 10 installation process, but that hasn't given much assurance to the European Union data protection watchdogs who are still concerned about possibly privacy issues in Windows 10. In 2016, the data protection watchdogs...

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