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'Strange metals' just got stranger


Scientists have discovered a behavior in materials called cuprates that suggests they carry current in a way entirely different from conventional meta

Growing smartphone competition hits profits at Samsung Electronics


Samsung shipments in the smartphone market are declining after years of rapid growth, while China rivals such as Huawei and Xiaomi are grabbing more

Death toll from Hurricane Maria estimated to be larger than previously thought


The number of people who died as a result of Hurricane Maria -- which hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017 -- may be as high as 1, 139, surpassing the

Modern Flores Island pygmies show no genetic link to extinct 'hobbits'


A modern pygmy population living on an Indonesian island near a cave with Homo floresiensis ('hobbit') fossils appears to have evolved short stature i

New stem cell model can be used to test treatments for a rare nervous system disorder


A new stem cell model has been developed to assess possible treatments for a rare nervous system disorder that is in the same disease group as Alzheim

Saudi MoF and SAMA agree to activate electronic transactions


  The Ministry of Finance and the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) have signed an agreement to activate e-transactions between them.

Liquid water lake discovered on Mars


A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising hopes that more water — and maybe even life — exists the

Bitcoin sparks PE fund to back wind farm on Manhattan-sized plot


  The rise of cryptocurrencies as assets attractive to fund managers is breathing life into a spit of land the size of Manhattan located on the s

Iran’s central bank working on cryptocurrency


  The move mark an evolution in Iran’s monetary policy, whose central bank in April banned credit institutions and banks from dealing in v

Crypto mania ‘deja vu’ risks jeopardising bitcoin ETF approval


  Cryptocurrency enthusiasts may turn out to be their own worst enemy when it comes to an exchange-traded fund backed by bitcoin.