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Risk of a massive blackout by oversupply

    TO reduce green house gas emissions, we have to shift our dependency on fossil fuel power stations to renewable energy. The challenges are how to upgrade the transmission and distribution network to make the electric grid flexible and resilient enough to ac­commodate renewable energy. In order for the power grid to function, demand […]

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Dangers of electricity-dependent society

  HOKKAIDO, Japan’s northernmost prefecture, an island of some five million people, experienced total blackout following the recent earthquake with magnitude 6.6. Hokkaido relied heavily on a single coal-fired plant which was near the epicenter. When the plant was damaged by the quake, an abrupt halt in supplies caused such a huge imbalance in supply […]

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African elephants are endangered

    AFRICAN elephants are the largest land animals on Earth. The biggest can be up to 7.5m long, 3.3m high at the shoulder, and 6 tons in weight. What is special about the elephant is just how similar they are to humans, socially and developmentally. Elephants are capable of a range of emotions, including […]

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Cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

THE Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a vortex of trash created from an ocean gyre in the central North Pacific.

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Irezumi, Japanese tattoo

IREZUMI, literally means “insert­ing ink” in Japanese, is traditional Japanese tattoos.

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Deepfake technology

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A CONFERENCE held recently on ‘news reporting through the Internet’ discussed the ways to deal with manipulation of informa­tion using new technology.

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