Half-Light, Half-Matter Quantum Particles Created

The quantum properties of matter and light took a major step forward. It goes to Cr. Vinod Menon and his team of physicists for their pioneering research. The team discovered half-matter, half-light particles placed in semiconductors that are atomically thin. The semiconductors consisted of two-dimensional layer of sulfur and molybdenum …

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Boko Haram Massacres Baga and Kidnaps 60

On Sunday, the Boko Haram fighters of Nigeria kidnapped around 60 people. According to police sources in this new attack in the north of Cameroon there were killings of innocent people too. According to a police officer, “the Islamic militants burst into two villages in the Tourou area…” They put …

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Will Obama Succeed On Bringing Climate Change?

One of the biggest failures of President Obama’s first term is the collapse of legislation on reduction of greenhouse gas emission by the USA. Only half into his second term, the President is now trying to create a legacy on environment through his actions, which he takes without congressional approval. …

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Absence of a Protein Can Lead to Longer Lives

Researchers came across a surprising discovery while they were trying to develop a new drug to treat cancer at the Wistar Institute. They found that certain mice that lacked a specific protein tends to have longer lives and suffers from fewer illnesses related to age. Called the TRAP-1 protein, the …

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Gunman Attacks Canada’s Parliament

On Wednesday, 22nd October, a gunman attacked the Canadian Parliament. The gunfire erupted where the country’s Prime Minister was speaking. A soldier guarding the nearby war memorial was shot dead. However, Prime Minister Stephen Harper was safely removed from the building. The attack is suspected to have been linked to …

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Measles Outbreak Gets Serious In USA

The United States has recently reported a record number of measles cases. According to reports by the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) there are more than 644 cases spread in 27 states. According to NCIRD, this is the record number of measles cases since the year 2000. …

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