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Russian scientists demonstrate perfect light absorption by single nanoparticleRussian scientists demonstrate perfect light absorption by single nanoparticle

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Moscow, Russia (SPX) Jun 16, 2021

Scientists from ITMO University and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) have proven that small objects, just like big ones, are capable of perfect light absorption. The results of this research will be helpful in the development of new.. »more

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JUNETEENTH / SENATE APPROVES BILL TO MAKE JUNETEENTH A FEDERAL HOLIDAY

Senate Approves Bill to Make Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

Juneteenth commemorates when the last enslaved African Americans learned they were free
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FRANCE

France to get world's most powerful magnet for fusion experiment, know why its important?

Sustained nuclear fusion could open the door to unlimited renewable energy which would slash carbon emissions created by the burning of fossil fuels.
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TURKEY

Turkey’s Marmara Sea in Battle Against 'Sea Snot'

Scientists blame pollution, high ocean temperatures for spreading blanket of slimy algae that is choking Istanbul’s shores, crippling the fishing industry and threatening tourism
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INDIA ACCUSES TWITTER

India accuses Twitter of ignoring new rules as row festers

India’s battle with Twitter escalated on Wednesday with the government accusing the US firm of deliberately ignoring new IT rules, as reports suggested it can now be prosecuted for users’ tweets. Currently social media companies operating in India are classed as intermediaries, shielding them..
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FED MEETING
Equity markets mostly up as traders look ahead to Fed meeting
Hong Kong (AFP) June 15, 2021

Most stock markets rose on Tuesday following a record-breaking day on Wall Street, but traders shifted cautiously ahead of the Federal Reserve's next policy meeting later this week. With coronavirus vaccines rolling out and businesses reopening in many..
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SWITZERLAND
Bats in Switzerland harbor diverse viruses, some potentially zoonotic
An analysis of 18 species of stationary and migratory bats living in Switzerland has discovered that they harbor viruses from 39 different viral families -- including some viruses with the potential risk of jumping to other animals, including humans, and causing disease.
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NAVALNY
Putin: Jailed Opposition Leader Navalny Got What He Deserved
'He deliberately moved to be arrested,' Russian leader says of the prominent Kremlin critic after summit with US president
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BREXIT
UK's Johnson warns EU of 'steps' over N.Irish Brexit trade
Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Wednesday he will take “necessary steps” to unilaterally alter Britain’s post-Brexit trade terms unless the EU changes the way it is implementing them in Northern Ireland. His comments, the latest salvo in a sausage-centred spat between London and Brussels,..
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