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Cataract surgery not tied to longer life for women

Cataract surgery not tied to longer life for women

While older women may have a better quality of life and better vision after surgery to remove cataracts, newly reanalyzed data suggest they shouldn’t...
NASA poised to launch first Sun-skimming spaceship

NASA poised to launch first Sun-skimming spaceship

TAMPA: NASA is poised to launch a $1.5 billion spacecraft on a brutally hot journey toward the Sun, offering scientists the closest-ever view of...
20-year-old diagnosed with Congo virus in Karachi

20-year-old diagnosed with Congo virus in Karachi

KARACHI: A 20-year-old was diagnosed with the Congo virus, taking the reported number of cases to four for this year in Karachi.   A resident of...
Russians on trial for sharing memes, networks ask for law change

Russians on trial for sharing memes, networks ask for law change

In 2015, Eduard Nikitin shared a joke on social media about Russia´s bleak future. Three years later he is facing trial on extremism charges...
Threat from on high: race on to bolster drone defences

Threat from on high: race on to bolster drone defences

  PARIS (AFP) - From hand-held copters that zoom around the living room to high-speed craft offering the sensation of flying over the countryside, drones...
Facebook chief says internet firms in 'arms race' for democracy

Facebook chief says internet firms in ‘arms race’ for democracy

WASHINGTON: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said late Tuesday that the leading social network and other internet firms are in an arms race to defend...
'Junk DNA' has role in cancer spread, say scientist

‘Junk DNA’ has role in cancer spread, say scientist

Islamabad (Online) - Bits of DNA that were once considered useless actually contains instructions for making molecules that help cancer spread, say scientists.   The molecules...
Google employees sign protest letter over China search engine

Google employees sign protest letter over China search engine

WASHINGTON: Hundreds of Google employees have signed a protest letter over the company's reported work on a censor-friendly search engine to get back into...
Virtual reality tackles real-life sex abuse

Virtual reality tackles real-life sex abuse

LONDON: Your boss ends a meeting by grabbing a colleague and asking her to “pack something fitting” for the party you’re all planning after...
Google provides data on US political advertising

Google provides data on US political advertising

Google has added a section to its twice-yearly transparency report to show who buys US election ads on its platform and how much money...
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