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Deep, buried glaciers spotted on Mars

MIAMI, USA: Buried glaciers have been spotted on Mars, offering new hints about how much water may be accessible on the Red Planet and where it is located, researchers said Thursday.Although ice has long been known to exist on Mars, ...

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Yamaha motorcycle comes on command at CES event

LAS VEGAS: With a wave, Kinji Asamura summoned a riderless motorcycle to his side in the Yamaha booth at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week.The concept electric motorcycle, called “Motoroid”, then balanced in position, holding its place ...

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Ancient mining operations buildings found in Egypt

CAIRO: The ruins of two buildings used to supervise mines in ancient Egypt more than 4,400 years ago have been discovered in the south, the antiquities ministry said on Thursday.The find was made by a US-Egyptian mission in the Tal ...

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New ‘emotional’ robots aim to read human feelings

Related Articles LAS VEGAS: The robot called Forpheus does more than play a mean game of table tennis. It can read body language to gauge its opponent’s ability, and offer advice and encouragement.“It will try to understand your mood and ...

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Chinese authorities demolish well-known evangelical church

BEIJING: Authorities in northern China’s coal country this week demolished a well-known Christian mega-church, underscoring long-standing tensions between religious groups and the officially atheistic Communist Party.Witnesses and overseas activists say paramilitary People’s Armed Police forces used excavators and dynamite on ...

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Old dog, new tricks: Sony unleashes ‘intelligent’ robot pet

Related Articles Tokyo: As Japan celebrates the year of the dog, electronics giant Sony on Thursday unleashed its new robot canine companion, packed with artificial intelligence and Internet connectivity.The sleek ivory-white puppy-sized “aibo” robot shook its head and wagged its ...

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