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Twin air disasters threaten Malaysian tourism push23/7/2014 7:43
An unprecedented second major aviation disaster in four months could further associate Malaysia with calamity in the eyes of travellers, observers warn, putting the tropical destination's vital tourism sector at risk.
Astronomers study remote outcrops of faraway galaxy23/7/2014 7:38
Astronomers said Tuesday they have examined the remotest parts yet of an elliptical galaxy, Centaurus A, and discovered its starry halo was bigger, more lopsided and richer in heavy elements than expected.
New MIT material turns sunlight into steam22/7/2014 9:43
Researchers at MIT have developed a material that they claim generates steam by soaking up the sun.
The design, a porous disc-shaped structure that floats on water, comprises a layer of graphite flakes and underlying carbon foam.
China police 'question' OSI employees in meat scandal22/7/2014 9:43
Chinese police are questioning staff of US food supplier OSI Group for selling expired meat, state media said Tuesday, as a newspaper blasted foreign brands for failing to adopt a "dedicated attitude" towards local consumers.
60 peacocks found dead in Warangal district21/7/2014 8:39
Nearly 60 peacocks were found dead in Chitur village of Lingala Ghanapur mandal early on Monday morning. The peacocks died as a result of drinking poisonous water.