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Scientists claim smallest Christmas card

British scientists have created what they believe is the world’s smallest Christmas card, a seasonal greeting so tiny that over 200 million of them could fit into a standard postage stamp. The card, created by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the U.K.’s national measurement standards laboratory, measures 15 x 20 micrometers. A micrometer is one millionth of a meter. It...

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Scientists claim smallest Christmas card

British scientists have created what they believe is the world’s smallest Christmas card, a seasonal greeting so tiny that over...

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World’s steepest funicular railway to open in Switzerland

ZURICH: Swiss technology is due to hit new heights on Friday when the world’s steepest funicular line opens at one...

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Libyan coast guard rescues more than 250 migrants trying to reach Italy

TRIPOLI: Libya’s coastal guard has rescued more than 250 illegal migrants trying to leave the North African country in small...

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Putin says Arctic exploration a priority for Russia

President Vladimir Putin has said he regards Arctic exploration a priority for Russia, but added it should also respect nature....

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2017: The list of most ‘googled’ people in Pakistan revealed

KARACHI: Google has unveiled the annual Year in Search which highlights the top searches in Pakistan in the outgoing year...

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Famous poet Jaun Elia remembered

KARACHI: Renowned poet, biographer and scholar Jaun Elia was remembered on the occasion of his birth anniversary, observed on Thursday....

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New island offers clues in search for life on Mars: NASA

The world's newest island -- formed during a volcanic eruption in the remote Pacific three years ago -- may offer...

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‘Feminism’ is US dictionary ‘Word of the Year’

NEW YORK: In the year that Donald Trump's inauguration triggered nationwide women's protests and powerful men were toppled by a...

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Nobel prize winner’s book turned down by 19 publishers

PARIS: The French writer Claude Simon, who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1985, would not be published today,...

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PIA staffers helps deliver baby mid-flight

MULTAN: A woman gave birth to a baby girl on board Multan-bound Pakistan International Airlines flight, which had departed from...

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India faces painful move to cleaner energy

Subedar Singh bears the scars of India's painful reliance on dirty power and its struggle to pay for the costly...

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Russian strongman appears as “Superputin” in new exhibition

From a musclebound Superman to ice hockey player to jet pilot, Vladimir Putin plays various heroic roles in paintings at...

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Saudi crown prince bought $450 mn Da Vinci: report

NEW YORK: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the actual buyer of a painting by Renaissance master Leonardo da...

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