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Stunning photo captures single atom trapped in magnetic field

An incredible award-winning photo reveals what a lone atom trapped in a magnetic field would look like to the naked eye. ‘Single Atom in an Ion Trap’ was taken by David Nadlinger, from the University of Oxford through a window of a ultra-high vacuum chamber that houses the ion trap. The striking image was awarded the overall prize in a ...

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The Dictator or Duterte? Sort Hollywood spoof from quotes by the Philippines leader (QUIZ)

The Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte has established himself as a ‘strongman’ prepared to take on the nation’s drug and terrorism problems — and using colorful language while he’s about it. Since taking office two years ago, Duterte has come out with some explosive quotes, from claiming to have killed suspected criminals while he was mayor of Davao City, to threatening ...

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South Korea will pay up to $2.6mn for cost of North’s participation in Winter Olympics

Seoul has agreed to allocate up to $ 2.6 million to cover the expenses of the North Korean delegation attending the PyeongChang Olympics, under the terms of a recently approved plan. The fund will cover the cost of hundreds of North Korean delegates participating in the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, including arts performers, cheerleaders, and a taekwondo demonstration team. ...

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New antibiotic unearthed from the dirt

Scrutinizing soil samples, US researchers have discovered a new class of antibiotics capable of killing drug-resistant, disease-causing bacteria. This brand-new antibiotic class, called malacidins (short for metagenomic acidic lipopeptide antibiotic-cidins) has been isolated from bacteria that live in soil. Dr. Sean Brady and his colleagues at Rockefeller University in New York analyzed the DNA from more than 1,000 soil samples ...

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Neither Kremlin nor Pentagon confirm reports of alleged Russian losses to US strike in Syria

The Kremlin and the Pentagon do not have any information on the alleged deaths of Russians during a US attack in Syria, respective officials have told journalists. Reports of the supposed fatalities have emerged on social media. The reports attribute the alleged casualties to a recent US airstrike and put the figures between 100 and over 600. “We urge not ...

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Russia could host Palestine-Israel talks as US can no longer be the sole broker – Palestine FM

Russia could provide platform for a potential meeting between Mahmoud Abbas and Benjamin Netanyahu, the Palestinian foreign minister said, voicing Palestine’s readiness to sit down for direct talks with Israel. “Absolutely, [we are ready for direct talks] through a third party, of course,” Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said Tuesday, as quoted by RIA. “We don’t think a 15-minute meeting ...

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Sweden’s 8,000yo skulls were brutally smashed and mounted on stakes – study

Archaeologists digging at the bottom of a former lake in Sweden have discovered an ancient burial site containing 8,000-year-old human skulls mounted on wooden stakes. The gruesome find at the Kanaljorden site in the town of Motala in the central Sweden has left researchers baffled as, according to a study published in the journal Antiquity, it the challenges modern “understanding ...

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Erdogan threatens US with 'Ottoman slap,' says all NATO countries created equal

Washington could soon receive the “Ottoman slap,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned, while also stating that all members of NATO are equal with the US. While speaking to the ruling Justice and Development (AK) party in Ankara on Tuesday, Erdogan referenced a recent remark by Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk, the top US commander in the US-led coalition against ...

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US trying to create ‘quasi-state’ on large part of Syria’s land – Lavrov

The US has likely taken a “course to create a quasi-state” in the Kurdish SDF militia-held regions of Syria, despite the proclaimed adherence to the territorial integrity of the country, Russia’s FM Sergey Lavrov said. The US activities in Syria are driven by undertaking “dangerous, unilateral steps” instead of trying to “achieve a common understanding” between all the parties, Lavrov ...

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'France will strike' if proof found chemical weapons used in Syria – president

Emmanuel Macron has promised to “strike” Syria if any evidence emerges that chemical weapons were used against civilians. However, he added that French intelligence agencies do not have proof to back up such allegations. “On chemical weapons, I set a red line and I reaffirm that red line,” Macron told reporters in Paris on Tuesday. “Today, our agencies, our armed ...

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