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Scientists junk 'yeti' claim, attribute DNA sample to Himalayan brown bear

Scientists junk 'yeti' claim, attribute DNA sample to Himalayan brown bear

So much for the folklore of the abominable snowman - a new study has discovered the DNA of the fearsome "yeti" of Nepal and Tibet belongs to local bears. The team included Tianying Lan and Stephanie Gill from UB; Eva Bellemain from SPYGEN in France; Richard Bischof from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences; and Muhammad Ali Nawaz from Quaid-i-Azam University in Pakistan and the Snow Leopard Trust Pakistan program.


Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) with full screen display, dual cameras launched

Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) with full screen display, dual cameras launched

We have seen this same processor to be used in the previous ASUS's Zenfone 3S Max. The new ZenFone features a 5.7-inch IPS LCD screen that supports Full HD+ resolution of 2,160 x 1,080 pixels. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope. The smartphone has a unimetal body design.


Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Just Unveiled Its Best New Windows Feature In Years

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Just Unveiled Its Best New Windows Feature In Years

The Sets feature is like having tabs in your apps so you can group your work together more easily. In addition to Sets, Windows 10 is getting the Timeline feature that is touted to be " hotly anticipated " by Windows Insiders. We believe that's the true value of Sets. As announced by an Microsoft spokesperson, the company would like to enhance the search and discovery experiences across Microsoft 365 for which they are putting more focus on the Windows taskbar search experience by ...


This Year's Only Supermoon Happens This Weekend

This Year's Only Supermoon Happens This Weekend

It's been nearly a year since the last supermoon graced the skies, but the next one is just around the corner as the next one arrives the night of December 3 into December 4. In the upper Midwest, Rockies, Northern Plains and the Northwest, the clouds are likely to block the sight of the supermoon. According to NASA , a supermoon occurs when there is a full moon at or near the point where the moon reaches perigee (the closest point in its orbit around the Earth).


Bungie Cancels Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Stream To Address Fan Anger

Bungie Cancels Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Stream To Address Fan Anger

While Bungie may have been happy to share details on the upcoming paid-DLC, any news on Destiny 2 beyond its initial launch month has been sparse at best. All of this has left a bad taste in the mouth of hardcore and casual players alike, and when coupled with the nearly three months of zero game balancing (in the form of weapon and subclass nerfs and buffs), the community is at a boiling point.


Worms born in Martian soil suggest farming on Mars is possible

Worms born in Martian soil suggest farming on Mars is possible

Dr Wamelink said: 'We therefore ended up with pots with all possible combinations with the exception of organic matter which was added to all of the pots.' Dr Wamelink's experiments are crucial in determining if people can keep themselves alive on the red planet by growing their own crops.