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Daily Archives: July 9, 2018

World’s ‘oldest coloured molecules’ are bright pink

The 1.1 billion-year-old bright pink pigments were extracted from rocks beneath the Sahara Desert.

Dissident Liu Xiaobo’s widow ‘allowed to leave China’

The wife of late Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo boarded a flight for Germany, reports say.

Tesla fails braking test again & dismisses results

Electric car manufacturer Tesla has failed another independent braking test. Officials for the company don’t agree with the results. Read Full Article...

Japan floods: 126 killed after torrential rain and landslides

It's already the highest death toll caused by flooding in the country in more than three decades.

Australia and NZ recall frozen vegetables over listeria fears

The frozen vegetable similar move in the UK last week over concerns about the deadly bacteria.

Thai cave rescue: ‘No kid has cave dived like this before’

One of the divers on the rescue team in Thailand explains the difficulty of getting the boys out.

Fossil of ‘first giant’ dinosaur discovered in Argentina

Discovery of "first giant" shows how and when dinosaurs grew to such massive proportions.

Can Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed make peace with ‘Africa’s North Korea’?

Ethiopia and Eritrea were bitter enemies for half a century but have embraced peace in just a few days.

Elephant poaching: ‘Sick’ EU ivory sales ‘cover up illegal trade’

Campaigners find many legally sold antique ivory trinkets in Europe come from recently killed elephants.

Salisbury poisoning: What is Novichok?

Laura Foster explains how the Novichok nerve agent works and what to do if you think you've been exposed to it.