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Inbreeding Led Mammoths to Extinction

Inbreeding Led Mammoths to Extinction

Scientists have discovered the causes that led to extinction of wooly mammoths more than 10,000 years ago. Apart from climate change and human hunting for woolly mammoth's meat, skin and wool, inbreeding was the major factor that scientists have figured out for disappearance of wooly mammoths.

Credit cards in US set to receive an overhaul after Target breach

Credit cards in US set to receive an overhaul after Target breach

In a move which evidently stems from the massive Target credit card breach in December 2013, resulting in the loss of 40 million customer credit card details, recent reports have revealed that credit cards in the US will be given an overhaul.

As part of the credit card overhaul, all the credit cards in the US will be replaced by 2015.

Euros Shows Sign of Recovery

Euros Shows Sign of Recovery

After hitting one-month low to the dollar and one-year low to the British pound, the euro has shown recovery. When the news of the euro toppling was announced, concerns were raised by experts over Europe's poor growth outlook.

European Union Leaders Pondering Fruits of 120 Billion-Euro ($163 Billion) Push to Jump-Start Economy

European Union Leaders Pondering Fruits of 120 Billion-Euro ($163 Billion) Push

As per the median estimate in a Bloomberg News survey of economists, the euro-area joblessness rate perhaps held near a record high in November at 12.1%. The report to be released on January 8, follows tomorrow’s release of December consumer-price data.

Robot space geckos could climb future spacecraft

Robot space geckos could climb future spacecraft

European Space Agency (ESA) has indicated that robots that imitate the stickiness of gecko lizard feet could work well in space since they can climb and additionally on Earth, raising the prospect of frame slithering machines tending future shuttle.

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