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Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge

Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change. The Green Climate Fund was to have held at least $10bn by the end of 2014, so ...

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Ebola research receives $5.7m boost

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged $5.7m towards a programme to increase production of experimental Ebola treatments in Guinea and other affected countries. The programme will focus on treatments derived from the blood of survivors. The foundation also ...

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Second dinosaur fossil found in Malaysia

A Malaysian university Thursday announced the recovery of a dinosaur fossil in the country, media reported. “The new dinosaur tooth was about 13 mm long and 10.5 mm wide and was found in Pahang,” said Masatoshi Sone, associate professor of ...

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