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A unique diamond discovered in Russia — within another diamond

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.
Red meat. | Photo: Flickr/Sarah Stierch

Red meat not all that bad for you, say new studies

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.

Scientists discover worm with three sexes in California lake

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.
Manhattan skyline

North America is losing its birds – 3 billion have disappeared in the last 50 years

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.
The comet has been officially named C/2019 Q4 | Pixabay

A newly discovered comet is likely to be from interstellar space

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.
Chang'e-4 lunar rover position indicated by arrows | Photo: Commons

What China’s rover found on the Moon and how French fries turned a teenager blind

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.

No single ‘gay gene’ & even clean tattoo needles can trigger allergic reactions

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.

Iceland holds a ‘funeral’ – for its glacier that it lost to climate change

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.
Ebola virus

Promising cures found for Ebola and TB, and Bill Hader’s Tom Cruise deep fake goes viral

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.

Parts of Alaska have no ice at all for the first time in history

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.

On Camera

AI and tech

Era of ‘borderless’ innovation is over. US, India, China using national security to box tech

Security is now bleeding the economies of US and China, with flow of capital, people and technology being disrupted.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Will joining Shiv Sena-NCP alliance help revive Congress or damage it further nationally?

The political deadlock in Maharashtra continues even as Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray met senior leaders of Maharashtra Congress.

Defence

Special Forces of the Army | Commons

Army wants officers to deactivate Facebook accounts, stay away from WhatsApp

The Indian Army advisory says WhatsApp is a vulnerable platform and Facebook has turned out to be a crucial source of collecting intelligence.

Imran Khan’s fantasy to revive Khalistan isn’t happening because Sikhs aren’t gullible

India isn’t made of porcelain. Kartarpur Sahib is open. It’s our moment of collective joy. Switch off that TV neurosis on the ‘return of Khalistan’.