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Possible Columbus wreck off Haiti in danger of looting
Possible Columbus wreck off Haiti in danger of looting

The US marine archaeologist who believes he has found the famous flagship of Christopher Columbus said Wednesday that salvaging it was urgent to prevent looting.

Possible Columbus wreck off Haiti in danger of looting
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Pregnant women have more car crashes in 2nd trimester: study

A new study out Monday suggests a new hazard to consider while pregnant: driving.

Pregnant women have more car crashes in 2nd trimester: study
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Study lists dangerous chemicals linked to breast cancer

Certain chemicals that are common in everyday life have been shown to cause breast cancer in lab rats and are likely to do the same in women, US researchers said.

Study lists dangerous chemicals linked to breast cancer
Only 1 in 7 Japanese scientists are women: study
Only 1 in 7 Japanese scientists are women: study

Just a seventh of scientists in Japan are female, government figures show -- the lowest rate of any developed nation, despite being a record high for the country.

Only 1 in 7 Japanese scientists are women: study
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Unique paleontological site disappearing in Pavlodar

A unique archeological site containing remnants of rhinoceros and mastodons in Pavlodar will vanish if the city administration does not start to care about the Gusinii Perelet paleontological site.

Unique paleontological site disappearing in Pavlodar
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Sleep syndrome: No relocation for Kalachi villagers

Akim (Governor) of Akmola Oblast Kosman Aitmkhambetov has dispelled rumours of plans to relocate Kalachi villagers.

Sleep syndrome: No relocation for Kalachi villagers
Smoking ban reduces pre-term births, childhood asthma
Smoking ban reduces pre-term births, childhood asthma

Bans on smoking in public and the workplace led to a 10 percent drop in premature births and in emergency asthma treatment for children.

Smoking ban reduces pre-term births, childhood asthma
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7 thousand tests cannot explain sleep syndrome

7 thousands tests have been made in Kalachi village in Akmola Oblast over the past year.

7 thousand tests cannot explain sleep syndrome
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700 samples of stem cells collected in Astana blood bank

The Astana blood bank has collected around 700 samples of stem cells from umbilical blood and placenta.

700 samples of stem cells collected in Astana blood bank
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Subscriptions woo fans back from pirated music: industry

Fans are increasingly willing to pay for digital music through subscription streaming services rather than downloading it illegally for free.

Subscriptions woo fans back from pirated music: industry
Dr. Rosa Abzalova. Photo a KTK screen shot
Preliminary findings: Kazakhstan's sleep syndrome not infectious

The team of Kazakhstani scientists working in Kalachi village on the mysterious sleep syndrome has published their preliminary statement.

Preliminary findings: Kazakhstan's sleep syndrome not infectious
Karim Massimov. Photo a courtesy of Tengrinews.kz
Bolashak scholarship to require higher language proficiency level

The Bolashak education scholarship issued in Kazakhstan has raised its bar for foreign languages.

Bolashak scholarship to require higher language proficiency level
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What is the cause of sleep syndrome in Kalachi?

A team of finest ecologists, virologists and toxicologists arrived to the Kalachi village of Akmola Oblast to determine the cause of the mysterious sleep syndrome that has affected more than 30 villagers.

What is the cause of sleep syndrome in Kalachi?
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NASA offers KazCosmos to participate in research projects

KazCosmos, the national space agency of Kazakhstan - will have joint projects with NASA.

NASA offers KazCosmos to participate in research projects
Volcanoes helped species survive ice ages: study
Volcanoes helped species survive ice ages: study

The steam and heat from volcanoes allowed species of plants and animals to survive past ice ages, a study showed Tuesday, offering help for scientists dealing with climate change.

Volcanoes helped species survive ice ages: study
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Mild weather may have propelled rise of Genghis Khan

A pleasantly warm and wet spell in central Mongolia eight centuries ago may have propelled the rise of Genghis Khan.

Mild weather may have propelled rise of Genghis Khan
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Blood test can predict Alzheimer's

Researchers in the United States say they have developed a prototype blood test that can tell with 90-percent accuracy whether a healthy person will develop Alzheimer's disease within three years.

Blood test can predict Alzheimer's
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Huge new dinosaur in Portugal was predator king: study

A new dinosaur species discovered in Portugal dominated the food chain 150 million years ago -- the Tyrannosaurus Rex of its time.

Huge new dinosaur in Portugal was predator king: study
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US panel debates three-parent embryos

A US advisory board debated a controversial new technique Wednesday that would use DNA from three people to produce embryos free of a particular type of hereditary disease.

US panel debates three-parent embryos
Arctic Ocean. ©Reuters/Kathryn Hansen/NASA
US, British science academies: Climate change is real

US and British scientific academies said there was a clear consensus that climate change is real and will have serious disruptive effects on the planet.

US, British science academies: Climate change is real