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Pak Christian woman freed after blasphemy death sentence reversed

Unverified and unsubstantiated rumours flew thick and fast in Pakistan as the nation is still struggling to come to terms with the historic Supreme Court decision to acquit a Christian woman who was convicted of blasphemy. There were reports in Pakistani media that Asia Bibi was released from a jail ... Read More »

Robot can pick up any object after inspecting it

Humans have long been masters of dexterity, a skill that can largely be credited to the help of our eyes. Robots, meanwhile, are still catching up. Certainly there’s been some progress: for decades robots in controlled environments like assembly lines have been able to pick up the same object over ... Read More »

Solar eruptions may not have slinky-like shapes after all

As the saying goes, everything old is new again. While the common phrase often refers to fashion, design, or technology, scientists at the University of New Hampshire have found there is some truth to this mantra even when it comes to research. Revisiting some older data, the researchers discovered new ... Read More »

Many Arctic pollutants decrease after market removal and regulation

Levels of some persistent organic pollutants (POPs) regulated by the Stockholm Convention are decreasing in the Arctic, according to an international team of researchers who have been actively monitoring the northern regions of the globe. POPs are a diverse group of long-lived chemicals that can travel long distances from their ... Read More »

Marijuana found in breast milk up to six days after use

With the legalization of marijuana in several states, increased use for both medicinal and recreational purposes has been documented in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Although national organizations like the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that breastfeeding mothers do not use marijuana, there has been a lack of specific data to ... Read More »

Help reaches Thai cave boys after days trapped underground

The Thai military said it is providing months’ worth of food and diving lessons to the boys, discovered kilometres into the pitch-black and waterlogged Tham Luang network of caves in the country’s monsoon-drenched north. “How many are you?…Thirteen… Brilliant,” shouts a British diver, in an astonishing exchange captured in a ... Read More »

Brazil advance after win over Mexico

The PSG forward slid home in the second half and then teed up Roberto Firmino late on as the five-times champions beat an otherwise stubborn Mexico, whose World Cup began with such promise with a victory over champions Germany, but ended in familiar fashion in the first knockout round. It ... Read More »

At least 46 killed after bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

The incident occurred near Gwen village, close to Dhumakot in the district, when the private bus, carrying 58 passengers, on its way to Ramnagar, fell into a 200-metre deep gorge. Rescue operations were carried out by police and the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel. All the bodies have been ... Read More »

Argentina on brink of World Cup exit after Croatia drubbing

Second-half goals from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic sealed a deserved victory as a poor Argentina were left on the brink of a humiliating first round exit on Thrusday. The Group D defeat means Argentina have just one point from two games, meaning they will probably have to ... Read More »