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New diamond harder than ring bling
The Australian National University has led an international project to make a diamond that's predicted to be harder than a jeweler's diamond and useful for cutting through ultra-solid materials on mining sites.
TSU scientists discovered how to avoid congestion of mobile network
Scientists at Tomsk State University have created a universal mathematical approach to queuing theory.
Wind farms play key role in cutting carbon emissions, study finds
Wind farms have made a significant impact in limiting carbon emissions from other sources of power generation in Great Britain, a study shows.
Surge in methane emissions threatens efforts to slow climate change
Global concentrations of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas and cause of climate change, are now growing faster in the atmosphere than at any other time in the past two decades.

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