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Zarrar Khuhro

The science of tinkering with our genes is a tricky slope

There are other possibilities being studied as well, such as introducing traits from the animal kingdom into humanity.

11 Jun 2019 1:33 AM

Plastic surgery

In 2008, this tiny West African nation banned all non-biodegradable plastic bags.

16 Apr 2019 1:03 AM

Beyond belief

That brings us to the tale of Sodom and Gomorrah, where divine vengeance wiped out these sinful cities in a rain of sulphur and fire.

25 Dec 2018 6:31 AM

Spyware is endangering people’s lives

What they found was a form of spyware they had not yet seen, despite the fact that their entire job is to root out and counter such malicious tools.

11 Dec 2018 1:32 AM

Saudi, Erdogan in media war after death of Khashoggi

Granted, it was not a fight between equals, and the mind-boggling incompetence of the Saudis made for easy pickings.

30 Oct 2018 5:02 AM

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Nationalism is eroding democracy

That’s a popular drug these days, and all we have to do is look next door at India to see the consequences.

02 Oct 2018 12:25 AM

Militarisation of space is not anything new

In order to offset America’s massive satellite surveillance networks, lasers are also being developed to effectively “blind” those satellites.

22 Aug 2018 1:18 AM

Viruses buried in Siberia may hold the key to planet’s future

With the recent discovery of a lake of water under Mars’ southern polar cap, intriguing revelations may be on the cards.

07 Aug 2018 6:32 AM

Can we erase, fabricate or transfer our memories?

The US military has funded a project that aims to boost human memory by implanting neural chips in humans.

12 Jun 2018 3:34 AM

Evangelicals are hardcore Trump supporters

Many Jewish fundamentalists share the evangelicals’ beliefs — up to a point.

29 May 2018 12:49 AM

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Israel-Iran conflict is in grave danger of escalating

Along with physically bombing Iranian targets, Israel is also trying to drive a wedge between Iran and the regime of Bashar al-Assad.

15 May 2018 12:27 AM

How to gather intelligence by getting your hands dirty

Peace between the Koreas may or may not break out, denuclearisation may or may not happen and even the Kim-Trump summit is far from confirmed.

01 May 2018 12:16 AM

Designing our way to making the world a better place

Possible applications include using this to create pathogen-proof hospital beds, bacteria-resistant paint and even coatings for artificial joints.

17 Apr 2018 1:04 AM

Scary future: If your life has to depend on how you get rated

Luckily for the rest of us, only China currently seems to have the technology and will to implement this on a national scale.

03 Apr 2018 5:30 AM

Asma’s legacy must live on

It’s difficult to add to the countless heartfelt tributes that have poured in from all corners.

20 Feb 2018 2:49 AM

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‘Spyware’ apps in your phone pose a big risk

This isn’t the first time apps have rung alarm bells in security circles.

06 Feb 2018 1:22 AM

Iran’s biggest challenge: How to beef up economy

Defeat and deprivation can be dealt with; skilled rulers can use these to build a narrative to lull population into silence.

09 Jan 2018 12:36 AM

What prompted the Jerusalem move?

Another group of core Trump supporters that hate Jews but love Israel are the so-called Alt-right.

12 Dec 2017 1:30 AM

Realpolitik in Mideast as Saudis, Israel join forces

While rumours of Saudi-Israel contacts have been making the rounds for years, the covert is now increasingly overt.

28 Nov 2017 12:00 AM

Son rises as the Kingdom faces new challenges

Jugglers are fascinating to watch, employing as they do a mixture of dexterity, skill and showmanship.

14 Nov 2017 2:10 AM

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