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Caution Urged on MH370 Possible Debris

Malaysia has cautioned that it would be ‘premature’ to speculate that the debris washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.  The piece of wreckage was found on Wednesday and is around two metres in length. Deputy Transport Minister Abdul Aziz Kaprawi said that is was ‘almost certainly’ a piece of wreckage from a Boeing … [Read More...]

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New Vaccine for Malaria Gets Green Light

The first ever vaccine for malaria has passed on of its final hurdles in the course of being approved for use in Africa.  The European Medicines Agency gave it a green light following scientific checks into its safety and effectiveness and means it can continue on its course to full approval. The drug, called Mosquirix, […]

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Apple Unveils New Music Streaming Service

Apple has announced that it is venturing into the music streaming world with the release of a new app that combines a music video library, internet radio station and song streaming service.  The service will use a recommendation system based on both computer algorithms and human curators to suggest songs to users and will be […]

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New Views of Pluto Released from NASA probe

Tweet NASA have released further pictures taken by the New Horizons probe currently touring through the Pluto system including ones showing the strange icy plains of the dwarf planet.  The region, named after the Soviet Sputnik satellite, shows a flat terrain broken up into polygon shapes with troughs of dark material at the edges of […]


Lawmakers in Greece Approve Latest Bailout

Tweet Greek lawmakers voted overwhelmingly in favour to approve the harsh austerity bill put in place by the country’s creditors on Thursday, despite the significant dissent from members of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ own party. The bill imposes sweeping tax hikes and spending cuts, has fuelled anger in the Syriza party, and led to a […]


Pluto Probe Enters Key Flyby Process

Tweet The New Horizons probe sent by NASA to investigate Pluto has entered its key flyby process, the most intense encounter with the dwarf world in its mission.  The probe is set to fly past Pluto on Tuesday, taking a huge amount of pictures and gathering other data as it does. Controllers received a health […]