The entire genome of the extinct woolly mammoth has now been sequenced and for the first time science has a blueprint, a step-by-step guide or manual, on how to assemble one. There are no plans to do so — yet.
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A farmer hanged himself in front of hundreds of protesters gathered in the centre of the Indian capital on Wednesday to rally against the government's contentious reform of land purchasing laws.
This one's kinda crazy and it might take up more time trying to solve it — if you can — than you'd like to give up. It's a math problem, one that began simply as a test question for junior and senior students in Singapore.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced on Tuesday morning that his country is sending 200 of its soldiers to Ukraine. The non-combat troops will be on a two-year mission to train Ukraine army personnel.
A newly released study from the Ohio State University claims to have found a side-effect of the popular over-the-counter pain medication Tylenol. The study found that acetaminophen, Tylenol's main ingredient, blunts human emotions.
When Israeli air strikes devastated Gaza in 2014, the Rafah Zoo, located in the southern Gaza Strip, was also a casualty of war, struggling to recover from physical damage and the resulting economic freefall.
Glaciers in Canada's north are a distinctive part of the country's image and will be there forever, right? Maybe wrong. Scientists from B.C. have published research in a journal suggests most glaciers may be melted by the end of the 21st century.
After the U.S., it's time for Indian citizens to fight for net neutrality status. This time netizens of the world’s second-largest telecom users nation are gearing up to prevent attempts by cellular operators to end India’s net neutrality.
At least 20 people were killed when police opened fire Tuesday on loggers who attacked them with axes and stones in an area of southern India known for sandalwood smuggling.Deputy Inspector General M.
A higher level of industrialization has led to greater economic development in India, and with the new found weath has come an unwanted side-effect. Air pollution is so bad that in 2014, India was ranked 174 out of 178 countries for air quality.
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India's prime minister suggested Monday the country's "age-old traditions" could be used to ease its choking smog, as he launched a new air quality index for the world's most polluted capital.
France is one step closer to making it illegal for advertising to use extremely skinny models. A bill to forbid anyone with a body mass index below a certain level from modeling passed another stage in parliament Friday.
India's place in the world as the second largest exporter of beef is in jeopardy as the Home Minister contemplates a nationwide ban on cow slaughter. Muslims are a minority population and as such, see a ban on beef as an assault on India's secularism.
It may be surprising to some to learn that the African continent did not have a single sanctioned nudist beach until now. But those are the bare facts, with the first one revealing itself on South Africa`s South Coast Saturday.
School children in the North Indian state of Haryana will be taught yoga to help them deal with stress, and will also study stanzas of the Bhagavad Gita, to help them focus and improve concentration.