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SPACE NEWS The launch, India’ first in five months, highlighted the United Kingdom’s desire to bolster trade with India as well as... 4 days
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PHYS.ORG Research at the University of Bath has shown waste plastic to be a viable partial replacement for sand in structural concrete, providing one possible solution for future sustainable... 1 week
UK-India project to develop innovative diagnostics to curb antimicrobial resistance
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Argentina bets on $600 million satellite to boost agriculture sector
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India probes death of 12 endangered lions
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Tiny protein has big impact in times of stress
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SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have developed a powerful method for exploring the properties of mysterious molecules called long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs), some of which have big roles in cancer and other serious conditions. 4 days
One big reason why women drop out of doctoral STEM programs
PHYS.ORG Many women in doctoral degree programs in fields like engineering and physics are in a class of their own—and that's not a good thing. 5 days
EU copyright war 'a shame', says big tech lobby
PHYS.ORG Tech giants and open-internet activists, not always natural bedfellows, are fighting a proposed copyright law that returns for approval at the European Parliament on Wednesday. 2 weeks
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