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13-million-year-old tooth found in Uttarakhand leads to discovery of new ape species

The fossil of a molar tooth unearthed in Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, in 2015, belongs to the earliest ancestor of gibbons, who started migrating from Africa to Asia 13 million years ago.
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Can bacteria ‘migrate’ to other planets & survive? What a Japanese space experiment found

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Dinosaurs may have also suffered from cancer — scientists discover fossil with diseased bone

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Natural history museums preserve clues to predict future pandemics

A largely untapped resource for predicting future pandemics, natural history collections in museums can help us analyse zoonotic diseases.

Fossilised footprints reveal crocodile ancestors walked on two feet

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The image of the black hole

Harvard scientists find new ways to take sharper images of black hole

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NASA's Christina Koch and Jessica Meir conducted first female spacewalk | Twitter @NASA

A historic all-women spacewalk outside International Space Station, finally

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

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Ebola virus

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

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Fresh discoveries—18 earth-sized exoplanets & a 50 million-year-old fossil of 259 fish

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On Camera

A file photo of Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. | Photo: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg

How France-Turkey’s probable but unlikely conflict has been shaped by Erdogan’s politics

In episode 604 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains the recent France-Turkey conflict and the deeper implications of this row.
The Reserve Bank of India | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Banks have not a signed a single agreement for RBI’s debt recast scheme for high value loans

Tepid response to the debt recast scheme is being seen because there is lack of awareness and reluctance by banks, say bankers.

Defence

Army personnel during a parade (representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Army develops WhatsApp-like app for personnel to dodge risk of communication leaks

The Secure Application for Internet supports secure voice, text and video-calling services for Android platforms over the internet. It is end-to-end encrypted. 
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.