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* Japanese scientists Akira Yoshino won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 for the development of lithium-ion batteries. <small>([[Japan#October_9|more]])</small>  [[File:Japan.gif]]
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* A team of researchers from Argentina, Canada and the USA has discovered that early dinosaurs laid soft-shell eggs like those of turtles. <small>([[Argentina#June_17|more]])</small>  [[File:Argentina.gif]]  [[File:Canada.gif]]  [[File:United_States.gif]]
* Swiss and Canadian scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for ground-breaking discoveries about the evolution of the universe. <small>([[Switzerland#October_8|more]])</small>  [[File:Switzerland.gif]]  [[File:Canada.gif]]
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* Three young people from Northern Ireland won a prestigious Diana Award 2020 based in the UK for their work in their local communities. <small>([[Northern_Ireland#July_1|more]])</small>  [[File:Northern_Ireland.gif]]
* The 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to English and American scientists for their discoveries of how cells adapt to oxygen availability. <small>([[England#October_7|more]])</small>  [[File:England.gif]]  [[File:United_States.gif]]
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* Tourism Malaysia’s promotional video title Discover Breathtaking Malaysia was credited with a Silver award at the 41st annual Telly Awards. <small>([[Malaysia#May_27|more]])</small> [[File:Malaysia.gif]]
* Venezuelan athlete Yulimar Rojas retained her world triple jump title with a huge jump of 15.37 meters at the World Athletics Championships. <small>([[Venezuela#October_5|more]])</small>  [[File:Venezuela.gif]]
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* Australia and New Zealand were jointly selected as the hosts of FIFA Women’s Football World Cup 2023. <small>([[Australia#June_25|more]])</small>  [[File:Australia.gif]]  [[File:New_Zealand.gif]]
* Canadian researchers have discovered what they believe is a novel drug target controlling the body’s repair responses after a heart attack. <small>([[Canada#October_3|more]])</small>  [[File:Canada.gif]]
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* Swiss and German scientists have grown mini-brains from human stem cells that contain Neanderthal DNA and proteins. <small>([[Switzerland#June_18|more]])</small>  [[File:Switzerland.gif]]  [[File:Germany.gif]]
* Israeli researchers have developed an inexpensive, environmentally friendly and safe hydrogen production technology from water. <small>([[Israel#September_13|more]])</small>  [[File:Israel.gif]]
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* Taiwan FactCheck Center was awarded the Best correction achieved award by the Poynter Institute for Media Studies' International Fact-Checking Network. <small>([[Taiwan#June_26|more]])</small>  [[File:Taiwan.gif]]
* Indonesia's new parliament elected its first female speaker, Puan Maharani Nakshatra Kusyala, daughter of former president Megawati Sukarnoputri. <small>([[Indonesia#October_1|more]])</small>  [[File:Indonesia.gif]]
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* China launched the last satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, marking the completion of the deployment of its own global navigation system. <small>([[China#June_23|more]])</small>  [[File:China.gif]]
* Jamaican sprinter  Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce powered her way to gold to win her fourth 100m crown at the World Championships. <small>([[Jamaica#September_29|more]])</small>  [[File:Jamaica.gif]]
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* Two types of self-driving bus are being tested out in Estonia as part of initiatives that could revolutionise public transport in Europe. <small>([[Estonia#June_18|more]])</small>  [[File:Estonia.gif]]
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* Bangladesh has identified green finance as a top priority for sustainably developing their financial sectors, according to an International Finance Corporation report. <small>([[Bangladesh#June_23|more]])</small>  [[File:Bangladesh.gif]]
 
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<big>'''Using the immune system as a defence against cancer'''</big>
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<big>'''In a world first, researchers in Saudi Arabia have used the Internet underwater completely wirelessly'''</big>
<br />Research published in the British Journal of Cancer has found that a naturally occurring molecule and a component of the immune system that can successfully target and kill cancer cells, can also encourage immunity against cancer resurgence.
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<br />Aquatic internet that sends data through light beams could enable divers to instantly transmit footage from under the sea to the surface.
  
Several teams, led by Professor Livio Mallucci, from King’s discovered that β-galactoside-binding protein (βGBP), a naturally occurring molecule produced by immune cells can non-specifically target cancer cells, make them undergo cell death and through a stress response pathway make the cancer cells visible to the immune system to prompt an anti-cancer immune response that would secure protection against recurrences.  
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The internet is an indispensable communication tool, connecting tens of billions of devices worldwide, and yet we struggle to connect to the web from under water. “People from both academia and industry want to monitor and explore underwater environments in detail,” explains the first author, Basem Shihada. Wireless internet under the sea would enable divers to talk without hand signals and send live data to the surface.
  
Major developments in anti-cancer therapies have taken place over the last decade, but as only a subset of patients responds to treatments, there is a need for further development. <small>([https://www.kcl.ac.uk/news/using-the-immune-system-as-a-defence-against-cancer More])</small>
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Underwater communication is possible with radio, acoustic and visible light signals. However, radio can only carry data over short distances, while acoustic signals support long distances, but with a very limited data rate. Visible light can travel far and carry lots of data, but the narrow light beams require a clear line of sight between the transmitters and receivers. <small>([https://cemse.kaust.edu.sa/news/angling-underwater-wifi More])</small>
  
 
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Any registered user of D+ can add and edit news to D+ pages. Each of its news content is curated and researched by international researchers, independent journalists and community contributors.

D+ is also synonymous with different blood groups, such as, A+ and B+. Blood is the essential substance of life as is positivity. D+ aims to ensure the circulation of positivity in the world community at a time when it's most needed.

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  • Tourism Malaysia’s promotional video title Discover Breathtaking Malaysia was credited with a Silver award at the 41st annual Telly Awards. (more) Malaysia.gif
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In a world first, researchers in Saudi Arabia have used the Internet underwater completely wirelessly
Aquatic internet that sends data through light beams could enable divers to instantly transmit footage from under the sea to the surface.

The internet is an indispensable communication tool, connecting tens of billions of devices worldwide, and yet we struggle to connect to the web from under water. “People from both academia and industry want to monitor and explore underwater environments in detail,” explains the first author, Basem Shihada. Wireless internet under the sea would enable divers to talk without hand signals and send live data to the surface.

Underwater communication is possible with radio, acoustic and visible light signals. However, radio can only carry data over short distances, while acoustic signals support long distances, but with a very limited data rate. Visible light can travel far and carry lots of data, but the narrow light beams require a clear line of sight between the transmitters and receivers. (More)

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Australia.gif Australia Austria.gif Austria Azerbaijan.gif Azerbaijan

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Belarus.gif Belarus Belgium.gif Belgium   Belize.gif Belize Benin.gif Benin
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Brazil.gif Brazil Brunei.gif Brunei    Bulgaria.gif Bulgaria Burkina Faso.gif Burkina Faso 
Burma V2.gif Burma Burundi.gif Burundi

C


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Central African Republic.gif Central African Republic     Chad.gif Chad Chile.gif Chile China.gif China
Colombia.gif Colombia Comoros.gif Comoros Congo Democratic Republic of the.gif Congo, Democratic Republic of the     Costa Rica.gif Costa Rica
CotedIvoire.gif Côte d'Ivoire Croatia.gif Croatia Cuba.gif Cuba Cyprus.gif Cyprus
Czech Republic.gif Czech Republic

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England.gif England Equatorial Guinea.gif Equatorial Guinea     Eritrea.gif Eritrea    Estonia.gif Estonia    
Ethiopia.gif Ethiopia

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Ghana.gif Ghana Greece.gif Greece Grenada.gif Grenada Guatemala.gif Guatemala
Guinea.gif Guinea Guinea-Bissau.gif Guinea-Bissau     Guyana.gif Guyana

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Iraq V2.gif Iraq Ireland.gif Ireland     Israel.gif Israel Italy.gif Italy

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Maldives.gif Maldives Mali.gif Mali Malta.gif Malta Marshall Islands.gif Marshall Islands
Mauritania.gif Mauritania     Mauritius.gif Mauritius Mexico.gif Mexico Micronesia Federated States of.gif Micronesia, Federated States of
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New Zealand.gif New Zealand Nicaragua.gif Nicaragua     Niger.gif Niger Nigeria.gif Nigeria
Northern Ireland.gif Northern Ireland   Norway.gif Norway

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Oman.gif Oman

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Paraguay.gif Paraguay Peru.gif Peru Philippines.gif Philippines     Poland.gif Poland
Portugal.gif Portugal

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Romania.gif Romania     Russia.gif Russia     Rwanda.gif Rwanda

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San Marino.gif San Marino Sao Tome and Principe.gif São Tomé and Príncipe     Saudi Arabia.gif Saudi Arabia Scotland.gif Scotland
Senegal.gif Senegal Serbia.gif Serbia Seychelles.gif Seychelles Sierra Leone.gif Sierra Leone
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Somalia.gif Somalia South Africa.gif South Africa South Sudan.gif South Sudan Spain.gif Spain
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Togo.gif Togo Tonga.gif Tonga Trinidad and Tobago.gif Trinidad and Tobago     Tunisia.gif Tunisia
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