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Health fears prompt Swiss 5G revolt

WT24 Desk Switzerland was among the first countries to begin deploying 5G, but health fears over radiation from the antennas that carry the next-generation mobile technology have sparked a nationwide revolt, AFP reports. Demonstrators against the technology are due to fill the streets of Bern later this month, but already a number of cantons have been pressured to put planned ...

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‘GoMedKit’ app launched in Dhaka

WT24 Desk A new mobile phone application called ‘GoMedKit’ has been launched, aiming to deliver medicines to the customers within 59 minutes, reports UNB. State minister for Information and Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak inaugurated the new app at a ceremony held at the Waterfall Convention Center in the city on Monday night.Addressing the event, Zunaid Ahmed Palak said,” Health care has ...

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Newly discovered comet may be interstellar visitor

WT24 Desk A newly discovered comet could only be the second interstellar object scientists have found after ‘Oumuamua’, IANS reports. The new comet – designated C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) – appears to have originated from outside the solar system, but it has not yet been officially confirmed, NASA said on Thursday. The object – designated C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) – was discovered ...

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Australian scientist proves corpses move

WT24 Desk An Australian scientist has proved that human bodies move around significantly for more than a year after death, in findings that could have implications for detectives and pathologists around the world, AFP reports.After studying and photographing the movements of a corpse over 17-months, Alyson Wilson told AFP on Friday that she found humans don’t exactly rest in peace.In ...

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Black hole at centre of galaxy is getting hungrier, say scientists

Scientists say Milky Way’s Sagittarius A* has been more active in recent months WT24 Desk Unseeable and inescapable, black holes already rank among the more sinister phenomena out in the cosmos. So it may come as disconcerting news that the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way appears to be growing hungrier, The Guardian reports. Astronomers monitoring ...

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Top rumoured features that never made it to iPhone 11

Apple iPhone 11 series comes with major camera upgrades, new design and offer faster performance. Here are the more exciting features that were expected on the iPhone 11 series. WT24 Desk The iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro sports a triple camera setup with more advanced computational photography. The new iPhones are also faster than the previous generation courtesy of the ...

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Footprints offer new clues about Neanderthals

WT24 Desk Like modern humans and primates, Neanderthals — our closest evolutionary cousins — are thought to have lived in groups, but their size and composition have been difficult to infer from archeological and fossil remains AFP reports. Now, though, scientists have reported the discovery of 257 footprints along the Normandy shore in France that were immaculately preserved over 80,000 ...

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Berlin fair presents voice-command ovens, robots for pets

WT24 Desk Europe’s biggest tech fair, Berlin’s IFA, is showcasing a flood of product launches until Wednesday. Here are five trends and gadgets making waves, AFP reports. – Fitness trainer for pets –No time to walk or play with your pet puppy or kitten? California start-up Varram showcased a Pet Fitness robot, which plays with cats and dogs at home ...

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