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Tiny worm comes back to life after 24,000 yrs in Siberia

Tiny worm comes back to life after 24,000 yrs in Siberia

Moscow: A microscopic organism has wriggled back to life and reproduced asexually after lying frozen in northeastern Siberia for 24,000 years. Russian scientists found bdelloid rotifer in soil taken from a river in Yakutia. Reuters

Oz medical body calls for sugar tax to combat obesity

Canberra: Australia's top medical body has called on the government to implement a tax on sugary beverages to combat obesity, diabetes and poor health. IANS

El Salvador 1st country to make bitcoin a legal tender

San Salvador: El Salvador President Nayib Bukele on Wednesday approved a Bill to make bitcoin cryptocurrency a legal tender. The Central American country is now the first country in the world to have taken this decision. IANS

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