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High blood pressure big issue in developing world

The number of people across the globe suffering from high blood pressure has almost doubled over the past four decades.

High blood pressure big issue in developing world
Study of exhaust particles hints at Alzheimer's risk
Study of exhaust particles hints at Alzheimer's risk

Microscopic particles, possibly from air pollution, have been found in human brain tissue, according to a new study into Alzheimer's risk.

Study of exhaust particles hints at Alzheimer's risk
The 'egg carton' stromatolites at the Trendall Reserve are among the oldest known structures regarded as biogenic in origin.  Photo courtesy of dmp.wa.gov.au
New fossils show life on Earth at least 3.7bn years old

Life on Earth is even older than we though - fossils dating back a staggering 3.7 billion years have been discovered.

New fossils show life on Earth at least 3.7bn years old
Mammals thrived long before dinos died: study
Mammals thrived long before dinos died: study

The prevailing theory that mammals only flourished after an asteroid strike wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago is doubly wrong.

Mammals thrived long before dinos died: study
Japan abandons $250mn black hole satellite
Japan abandons $250mn black hole satellite

Japan is abandoning a quarter-of-a-billion-dollar satellite it sent to study black holes, disappointed space scientists said.

Japan abandons $250mn black hole satellite
Researchers at the Cloning & Genetic Engineering section of the Beijing Genomics Institute. ©Reuters/Bobby Yip
Human genetic research with Chinese characteristics

Researchers from Guangzhou Medical University used a gene-editing technique CRISPR to artificially induce a mutation in human cells.

Human genetic research with Chinese characteristics
Cholesterol drug fails to improve heart health: study
Cholesterol drug fails to improve heart health: study

Experimental drug that greatly increases levels of "good" cholesterol has no effect on heart health, a comprehensive clinical trial found.

Cholesterol drug fails to improve heart health: study
Japan loses track of pricey black hole satellite
Japan loses track of pricey black hole satellite

Dozens of space scientists are desperately scouring the skies after losing track of a quarter-of-a-billion-dollar Japanese satellite that was sent to study black holes.

Japan loses track of pricey black hole satellite
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Brain research gets $100 million boost

Research into brain diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and traumatic injury got a boost with a $100 million pledge from a US foundation and seven universities.

Brain research gets $100 million boost
Intel putting $50 mn into quantum computing research
Intel putting $50 mn into quantum computing research

US chip colossus Intel said that it will put $50 million and engineering resources into an alliance on quantum computing that could radically advance complex problem-solving.

Intel putting $50 mn into quantum computing research
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People who lack sleep are more likely to catch colds

People who do not get enough sleep are four times more likely than their well-rested counterparts to catch a cold.

People who lack sleep are more likely to catch colds
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Obesity 'master-switch' in genes may be turned off: study

Scientists have identified a genetic master-switch that makes some people more prone to obesity than others, and research out suggests it can be turned off, possibly leading to weight loss.

Obesity 'master-switch' in genes may be turned off: study
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Seven Kazakhstani start-up teams to travel to Sillicon Valley in October

Seven start-up projects from Kazakhstan have qualified in the final round of TECHNATION acceleration program for start-up teams from CIS, Europe and Asia.

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Seven Kazakhstani start-up teams to travel to Sillicon Valley in October
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Solar power plant developed by Nazarbayev University researchers and SunPower presented in Astana

A solar power plant SunPower Oasis C-7 has been presented in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.

Solar power plant developed by Nazarbayev University researchers and SunPower presented in Astana
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©Turar Kazangapov
Nursultan Nazarbayev speaks about Kazakhstan's agricultural sector

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev is concerned about Kazakhstan’s agricultural sector.

Nursultan Nazarbayev speaks about Kazakhstan's agricultural sector
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Suicidal youth not taken seriously in Kazakhstan: UNICEF

A quarter of Kazakhstani teenagers who committed suicide had talked about it before the actual act with their friends or family.

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Suicidal youth not taken seriously in Kazakhstan: UNICEF
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Kazakh scientists suggest adding live bacteria to cattle's feed

Kazakh researchers from Almaty-based Kazakh National Technical University have developed bio pellets that facilitate growth of livestock.

Kazakh scientists suggest adding live bacteria to cattle's feed
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Smartphone can test for HIV, syphilis: study

US researchers have found a way to turn a common smartphone into a quick and easy device to conduct field tests for HIV and syphilis.

Smartphone can test for HIV, syphilis: study
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Working too hard can drive you to booze: study

It's true: working too hard can drive you to drink, said researchers who warned of the health risks of such dual excess.

Working too hard can drive you to booze: study
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Facebook 'likes' reveal your true personality

A computer program that analyzes your Facebook "likes" may be a better judge of your personality than your closest friends and family.

Facebook 'likes' reveal your true personality