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China moon rover wakes from nap

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China's lunar rover got back to work on the far side of the moon Thursday after waking from a five-day hibernation, its official social media page announced. "Afternoon nap is over, waking up and getting moving," the Yutu-2 (Jade Rabbit-2) posted on the Twitter-like Weibo. The rover on last Saturday went into standby mode to…
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Japan space robots start asteroid survey

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A pair of robot rovers have landed on an asteroid and begun a survey, Japan's space agency said Saturday, as it conducts a mission aiming to shed light on the origins of the solar system. The rover mission marks the world's first moving, robotic observation of an asteroid surface, according to the Japan Aerospace Exploration…
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Bangladeshi scientist leads discovery of novel quantum state of matter

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A Bangladeshi physicist of Princeton University has led an international research team in discovering a novel quantum state of matter that can be 'tuned' at will - and it's 10 times more tunable than existing theories can explain. M Zahid Hasan and his team's discovery of this level of manipulability of quantum matter opens up…
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Apple iPhones get bigger and pricier, watch turns to health

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Apple Inc introduced its largest-ever iPhone and a watch that detects heart problems yesterday in an attempt to get customers to upgrade to more expensive devices in the face of stagnant global demand for smartphones. The relatively small changes to its lineup, following last year's overhauled iPhone X, were widely expected by investors and the…
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Detecting cancer in 5 minutes

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Researchers at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology have found a low-cost method for early detection of cancer. All they would need is blood samples and a device they have designed for detecting cancer. The device would subject blood samples to intense laser beams and analyse results to detect cancer. The test would take five…