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Talpa hakkariensis and Talpa davidiana tatvanensis

Scientists have uncovered two previously undiscovered mole species, Talpa hakkariensis and Talpa davidiana tatvanensis, believed to have inhabited the mountains of eastern Turkey for three million years. These subterranean mammals are adept at surviving extreme weather conditions, enduring up to ..

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Childhood Exposure to Lead Increases Risk of Criminal Behaviour in Adulthood

Lead exposure, known for its damaging effects on wildlife and human health, has long been linked to developmental and cognitive impairments. Recent research from George Washington University underscores the connection between early-life lead exposure and an increased risk of criminal ..

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Chandrayaan-3 Nears Moon Orbit

India’s Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft, launched on July 14, has successfully undergone its third lunar orbit reduction, transitioning from a highly-elliptical orbit to a near-circular orbit around the Moon. The craft’s orbit circularization phase aims to bring it to a constant 100 ..

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WHO Designates EG.5 Covid-19 Variant as ‘Variant of Concern’

The World Health Organization (WHO) has elevated the EG.5 strain of the Covid-19 virus to the status of a ‘variant of concern’ after initially categorizing it as a variant of interest. This sub-variant of the omicron lineage, known as EG.5, ..

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Wegovy Reduces Risk of Heart Attack

The pharmaceutical landscape recently witnessed a remarkable milestone as Novo Nordisk, a leading Danish pharmaceutical company, achieved a groundbreaking feat with its obesity medication, Wegovy. This achievement not only addresses weight concerns but also holds the potential to significantly reduce ..

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Luna-25 Spacecraft

After a hiatus of 47 years, Russia is poised to make a remarkable leap in lunar exploration with the launch of its Luna-25 spacecraft. This venture not only signifies a resurgence in space exploration but also represents a strategic race ..

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