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How old are South African fossils like the Taung Child? New study offers an answer

How old are South African fossils like the Taung Child? New study offers an answer

One hundred years ago the discovery of a skull in South Africa’s North West province altered our understanding of human evolution. The juvenile skull was dubbed the Taung Child by Raymond Dart, an anatomist at…

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Kuwait says government spending must be fixed to control budget growth By Reuters

Kuwait says government spending must be fixed to control budget growth By Reuters

Kuwait (Reuters) -Kuwait’s budget is projected to show a deficit of 5.6 billion dinars ($18.33 billion) for the 2024-2025 fiscal year, with expenses estimated at 24.5 billion dinars and revenues at 18.9 billion dinars, the…

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Four ways to be a more successful leader

Four ways to be a more successful leader

Who do you think of when asked to name a leader today who is doing an outstanding job? You’re not alone if you’re struggling to find an answer – particularly if you are trying to…

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China and Kazakhstan to co-operate on CBDC research

China and Kazakhstan to co-operate on CBDC research

China and Kazakhstan to co-operate on CBDC research – Central Banking End of drawer navigation content Skip to main content The two Asian central banks set to carry out joint research and training The People’s…

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What were dingoes like before the European invasion? Centuries-old DNA reveals a surprising history

What were dingoes like before the European invasion? Centuries-old DNA reveals a surprising history

For at least 3,500 years, dingoes have been Australia’s top terrestrial predator. And in current times, they are one of the continent’s most iconic but controversial animals. Dingoes hold significant cultural value, including a long…

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USDA increases US corn production estimate, cuts stocks By Reuters

USDA increases US corn production estimate, cuts stocks By Reuters

By Heather Schlitz (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture raised its estimate for corn production and cut the soybean production forecast on Friday, adjusting its estimates in line with the amount of acres planted…

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battles on and off the pitch reflect a continent struggling with its own identity

battles on and off the pitch reflect a continent struggling with its own identity

After more than four weeks and 51 football matches, Euro 2024 draws to a close with its total audience again likely to have exceeded 5 billion live viewers. Europe’s premier international football tournament has certainly…

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Oil prices settle lower as traders weigh summer demand, weak China imports By Investing.com

Oil prices settle lower as traders weigh summer demand, weak China imports By Investing.com

Investing.com– Oil prices settled lower Friday as traders weighed up rising summer demand and data showing Chinese crude imports shrank in June. At 14:30 ET (18:30 GMT),  fell 0.5% to $82.21 a barrel, while  fell…

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World-first study decodes the DNA structure of a 52,000-year-old woolly mammoth sample

World-first study decodes the DNA structure of a 52,000-year-old woolly mammoth sample

In a world-first study, we have revealed and analysed remarkably preserved fragments of ancient DNA from the skin of a woolly mammoth. For the first time, we’ve been able to understand how the genetic instructions…

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demographers explain what went wrong

demographers explain what went wrong

The 2022 South African census set an undesirable record: it is the census with the highest undercount among those where the undercount is measured and reported by the United Nations Population Division. The reported undercount…

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