Category Archives: Science and Technology

Cannabis now legal in Australian Capital Territory

SYDNEY: Australians living in the home of the country’s parliament will be allowed to grow and possess small amounts of cannabis from next year under a new law passed Wednesday. While the possession of small amounts has been decriminalised in some parts of the country, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) – home of Canberra, the nation’s capital – is going

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Eating chicken nuggets increases your risk of early DEATH, study warns

They’re the go-to choice for many people after a boozy night out, but new research might put you off ordering chicken nuggets . Scientists have revealed that eating ultra-processed foods increases your risk of heart disease, and even early death. Ultra-processed foods are manufactured through multiple industrial processes and are often ready-to-eat or heat, and higher in fat, added sugar

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Which Is More Harmful? Cigarette Or Agarbatti Smoke?

It’s a common practice in Hindu tradition to use agarbatti (incense sticks) at home, in religious ceremonies, and during meditation. Besides its soothing scent, it also helps reduce stress and relax our senses. But did you know inhaling incense smoke can harm your health in a similar way to cigarette smoke? In ancient times, our ancestors used to make incense

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Ethiopia ‘breaks’ tree-planting record to tackle climate change

As reported by BBC, Ethiopia has planted more than 350 million trees in a day, a figure by officials, where they believe is a world record. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is leading the project, which aims to counter the effects of deforestation and climate change in the drought-prone country. The UN says Ethiopia’s forest coverage declined from 35% of total

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Huawei now world’s 2nd-biggest smartphone maker after Samsung

HUAWEI overtook Apple to claim the No. 2 spot in smartphones in the first quarter of 2019, moving a step closer to its avowed ambition of displacing Samsung at the top of the market. The networking giant, shrugging off a barrage of accusations that it aids Chinese espionage (which it’s repeatedly denied), grew shipments 50 per cent from a year

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(VIDEO) Vanajah Subramaniam who almost became Malaysia’s first astronaut

Did anyone remember this lady hero ? Lets take some time and refresh the great moment. A must told story to our younger generations. ❤ Vanajah Siva Subramaniam born on 2nd March 1971 in Klang Lama, Kulim, Kedah, Malaysia is a Malaysian Tamil / Indian worked as an engineer before becoming one of the four finalist of Malaysia Astronaut Program

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Seremban Students Win Gold For Medical Invention

Avienash Shankar, Dineshwaran Rajan and Amar Aizad from SMK Seremban 2, Negeri Sembilan are young inventors with a keen interest in robotics. Recently, they made Malaysia proud as their invention ‘Baymax: Medical Box’ bagged a gold medal at the 2019 Bangkok International Intellectual Property, Invention, Innovation and Technology Exposition (IPITEx 2019). Officiated by Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister, Prajin Juntong, IPITEx

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