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Tombstone to academician Rafiga Aliyeva installed in Baku

The ceremony of opening of the tombstone complex to the famous scientist, the founder of the research laboratory ‘Environmental Chemistry and Environmental Protection’ of the Baku State University (BSU), the Honored Worker of Science, …

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Bill Gates turnes down Trump job offer

The billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates said in a new interview that he turned down US President Donald Trump’s offer to be the administration’s science adviser, saying …

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Cancer to be treated with cannabis

Medical cannabis has been shown to help people living with cancer manage their symptoms, with more than 95% of respondents reporting an improvement, the Pharmaceutical Journal writes.  Managing symptoms, such as pain and nausea, is …

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Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking passes away

The brightest star in the firmament of science, Stephen Hawking, whose insights shaped modern cosmology and inspired global audiences in the millions, has died aged 76, the Guardian reported. His family released a …

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US 3D printer can make personalized drugs

The AutoCompounder 3D printer, created by a startup called Vitae Industries, can print pharmaceutical pills and gummies in a third of the time that it takes for a pharmacist to fill a capsule by hand.  The AutoCompounder will even …

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Russia's Fields Medalist dies in US

Russian-American mathematician, winner of the 2002 Fields Medal Vladimir Voevodsky, has died at the age of 51 on September 30. His prize was awarded due to his work “defining and developing motivic …

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Famous Azerbaijani scientist Lotfi Zadeh dies

A world-renowned Azerbaijani scientist, founder of fuzzy logic, professor at the California University Lotfi Zadeh passed away on September 6 at 7:30 am California time aged 96, a close friend of the Zade's, AZERTAC quotes …

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King Solomon-era structures found in Israel

Researchers are reporting that the dry conditions of Israel’s Timna Valley have preserved structures that date back to the time of King Solomon. Archaeologists from Tel Aviv University believe the 3000-year-old materials may have once been …

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Scientists: horses can communicate by pointing at signs

Scientists in Norway say they've trained horses to communicate with humans, by pointing their muzzle at simple symbols on a board. Horses in an experiment have been shown when they feel cold and need a blanket by pointing with …

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Conference on fundamental physics to take place in Iran

Head of Research Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics of Maragheh said the city is to host 15th Frontiers of Fundamental Physics World Conference, IRNA reports. Speaking on the sidelines of the 8th Advanced Astrophysics Workshop, …

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