Free Press Journal
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    Timely intervention can save most species from extinction

    New York: While habitat disruption by human activities can result in quick loss of species, timely action to expand and connect remaining habitats could slow extinction rates and save species, say researchers. “This study has important implications for conservation, whether it’s in national parks, tropical forest remnants, or oceanic islands,” said William Newmark from the Natural History Museum of Utah at the University of Utah in the US.

  • Tendulkar congratulates Kumble, Kohli, Ashwin for Test win

    Mumbai: Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Monday congratulated the Indian cricket team for its thumping win over the West Indies by an innings and 92 runs in the first Test match of the four-match cricket series in Antigua.

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    Two dead in Florida nightclub shooting

    Houston/Fort Myers: At least two persons were killed and 17 others injured today in a shooting at a night club in Florida hosting a teen party, over a month after a gunman killed 49 people in the state in the worst mass shooting incident in US history. The shooting occurred around 12-30 am in the parking lot of Club Blu Bar and Grill in Fort Myers, Florida.

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    Intervention can reduce HIV risk in female victims of domestic violence

    Washington D.C : According to a recent study, an intervention for women experiencing intimate partner violence can help reduce HIV transmission. The team led by the University of Maryland’s Mona Mittal conducted an integrated HIV risk reduction intervention for a racially diverse group of economically-disadvantaged women with histories of intimate partner violence (IPV).

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    Painless patch can monitor side effects of drugs

    Toronto: Researchers have created an inexpensive microneedle drug monitoring system — a thin patch pressed against a patient’s arm — that could one day replace costly, invasive blood draws and improve patient comfort. Microneedles are designed to puncture the outer layer of skin, which acts as a protective shield, but not the next layers of epidermis and the dermis, which house nerves, blood vessels and active immune cells.

  • I’d love to do a film with SRK: Hollywood director Paul Feig

    Singapore: Paul Feig made dinner plans with Bollywood’s ‘Badshah’ Shah Rukh Khan on the virtual world, and now he is keen to take it forward in a more professional way. The Hollywood director says he “would love” to make a film with the Indian superstar.

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    First direct evidence shows A aegypti mosquito transmits Zika

    Washington: Scientists have for the first time directly connected the Aedes aegypti mosquito with transmission of the Zika virus in the Americas. The findings may help researchers to better target efforts for controlling the population of mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus, which has been linked to serious birth defects. Last year, the first Zika infections were described in Brazil, harbingers of an explosive hemispheric epidemic.

  • Alia desires to do ‘massive masala movie’

    New Delhi: After watching her intense films like ‘Highway’ and ‘Udta Punjab,’ if you think Alia Bhatt will turn into a realistic-movie actor, then you are absolutely wrong as she has revealed that she wants to taste every possible genre, including “massive masala movies.”

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    How humans made ropes 40,000 years ago

    London: Researchers in Germany have discovered tools that were used for rope making about 40,000 years ago, the time when modern humans arrived in Europe.
    The find in Hohle Fels Cave in southwestern Germany is a carefully carved and beautifully preserved piece of mammoth ivory 20.4 cm in length with four holes between seven and nine mm in diametre. Each of the holes is lined with deep, and precisely cut spiral incisions, the

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    NASA digitising Viking mission data to unfold Mars’ mystery

    Washington: Forty years ago, NASA’s Viking mission made history when it became the first to successfully land a fully operational spacecraft on Mars. As engineers and scientists planned for later missions to Mars, the rolls of microfilm containing the Viking data were stored away for safekeeping and potential later use.

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    ‘Pokemon Go’ players stumble on hidden history

    Providence (US): Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the “Pokemon Go” trail. Players hunting for fictional creatures on their smartphones are now visiting real-life memorial plaques, statues, mosaics and landmarks, ranging from a Civil War battlefield in Chancellorsville, Virginia, to a Hells Angels clubhouse on New Zealand’s North Island.