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Kew’s tree library leads hi-tech war on illegal logging

Kew’s tree library leads hi-tech war on illegal logging

Logging in a teak forest in Myanmar – trading this wood is illegal, but teak from Thailand is allowed. Photograph: Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters

The wooden blinds that lie crumpled in Peter Gasson’s laboratory in Kew Gardens are chipped and forlorn-looking. …

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Dinosaur fossil collectors ‘price museums out of the market’

Dinosaur fossil collectors ‘price museums out of the market’

The skeleton of a tyrannosaurus bataar dinosaur was smuggled out of Mongolia by Eric Prokopi, of Florida. Photograph: Reuters

Leading US palaeontologists are calling for a worldwide halt to the sale of vertebrate dinosaur fossils. The booming market for specimens, …

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Interbrand India celebrates anniversary

Interbrand India celebrates anniversary

Anusha David, Director Interbrand Sri Lanka and Borja Borrero, Interbrand’s Global Head of Design, with Interbrand India team.

Interbrand, the world’s largest and most influential brand consultancy, has celebrates its 5th anniversary in India with a series of partnerships to …

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Beautiful renovation on city fringe finds buyers after auction

Beautiful renovation on city fringe finds buyers after auction

8 Lonsdale St, South Geelong found a buyer on the weekend.Source:Supplied

INVESTING in a quality extension has paid off for the vendors of South Geelong period house which just sold for $1.12 million.

The beautiful character and handy location …

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Tech connection boosts NY vertical farmers

Tech connection boosts NY vertical farmers

A Bowery Farming employee inspects some of their greens grown at the hydroponic farming company in Kearny, New Jersey

Workers at Bowery Farming’s warehouse near New York have swapped out a farmer’s hoe for a computer tablet that takes real-time …

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Scan to Download UC News APP GST Rate on Affordable Housing Slashed to 1% From 8%: Arun Jaitley

GST Rate on Affordable Housing Slashed to 1% From 8%: Arun Jaitley

In a huge relief for home buyers, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced reduction in Goods and Services Tax (GST) for affordable housing to 1 percent, from the previous 8 percent, in the 33rd GST Council meet on Sunday, 24 …

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Scan to Download UC News APP India vs Bangladesh is the new development model race in South Asia

India vs Bangladesh is the new development model race in South Asia

A garment factory in Bangladesh (Representational image) | Jeff Holt/Bloomberg

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There’s an old theory that as an organism develops, it progresses through the same evolutionary stages traveled by its ancestors. Traditionally, economic development has worked in a …

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Why A380 couldn’t take off

Why A380 couldn’t take off

A dramatic change in the manner of flying doomed the superjumbo which some believed was the future of air travel. But it’s not an end for this engineering marvel

Make no mistakes about one fact: Airbus A380 is an engineering …

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Top losers: EOS sees massive 14% fall in an hour; Litecoin [LTC], Bitcoin Cash [BCH] also register double-digit dip

Top losers: EOS sees massive 14% fall in an hour; Litecoin [LTC], Bitcoin Cash [BCH] also register double-digit dip

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The cryptocurrency market, on Sunday, saw a major crash as most of the top-10 coins went vermilion as a major sell-out hit the market. Though most coins dropped considerably, at press time, a market correction was underway. The …

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Saudi Arabia to make India regional hub for oil supply

Saudi Arabia to make India regional hub for oil supply

FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir speaks during a news conference at a China Arab forum in Beijing, China, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir has informed that the …