House science committee spars over who loves the Department of Energy more

Lawmakers clashed over President Donald Trump’s request to cut funding for the Center for Functional Nanomaterials at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, New York, which includes a

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AfDB targets 29.3m people in Africa to access renewable energy

Dr Akinwumi Adesina Thandiwe Katinhimure, Business ReporterTHE African Development Bank (AfDB) says it plans to reach 29.3 million people with electricity by 2020 as it ventures into investment

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Stan Grant: What the return of the autocrats says about us

Thinking about leadership today reminds me of the old line from the former British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli: “I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?” Who are the

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Ancient tools found in India undermine the “out of Africa” hypothesis

The red star marks the location of Attirampakkam on this map. It was once located next to the shady floodplain of a stream. Early humans started coming here almost 400,000 years ago to make tools

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Transfer Gossip: Bolton Wanderers to complete last minute quadruple signing?

So twitter just basically exploded with rumours. Firstly, reports from down South are suggesting that Charlton Athletic striker Josh Magennis is at Bolton Wanderers for a medical ahead of a move.

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CHAN 2018: Nigeria beat Sudan, ride into final

Nigeria on Wednesday night overwhelmed Sudan and shot into the 2018 CHAN final with a decisive goal by Gabriel Okechukwu in the first half. The Eagles had to withstand so much pressure and they

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Bitcoin is 'too volatile to replace gold', claims World Gold Council

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are to unstable to be substitutes for gold, the World Gold Council has declared. Some financial experts and commentators have claimed that digital currencies

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Star Alliance enhances round-the-world fare

A whirlwind globetrotting trip, stopping only at two destinations for at least 24 hours, is now possible using selected Star Alliance Round the World (RTW) fares. Up to now, a minimum of three

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Bracketology: Arizona on the 3-line and trending up

The calendar flips to February tomorrow and the Arizona Wildcats (18-4, 8-1) kick off the second half of their Pac-12 season Wednesday when they square off with the Washington State Cougars. So

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A small-scale demonstration shows how quantum computing could revolutionize data analysis

Over the past few decades, topology—a branch of mathematics dealing with shapes that can be turned into other shapes by processes like bending and stretching—has evolved from an

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