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Nasa resurrects ancient life forms found in Mexico's Naica mines

Penelope Boston , chief of NASA's Astro-biology Institute in California, on Friday announced that the freakish and ancient microbes were found dormant inside the famous giant crystals of the Naica mountain caves, Mexico. "This is maybe the deep history of our life here". Boston planned more genetic tests for the microbes she revived both in the lab and on site. In places, they are even malformed, small voids where fluids collected and became entrapped.

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WhatsApp reinvents status feature to celebrate 8th anniversary

Meanwhile, people have already started comparing the new WhatsApp status feature to Snapchat Stories. Launching ahead of WhatsApp's eighth birthday later this week, in the new Status tab, WhatsApp users can share photos and videos as a customizable stream, rather than exclusively in individual chats and messages.

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Watch a SpaceX Falcon 9 take off from NASA's historic launch pad

Back in 1969, the Apollo 11 mission used this launch complex to send the first humans to the Moon. It will be launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida , carrying a Dragon cargo capsule filled with almost 5,500 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station.

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Half-Life 2 Writer Erik Wolpaw Departs Valve For... Juice?

Wolpaw is known for his work on such Valve games as Portal, Portal 2, Left 4 Dead, and Half-Life 2: Episodes 1 & 2. Prior to Valve, he was part of Double-Fine, where he was the co-writer of the outstanding platform-adventure game Psychonauts.

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House of Lords to debate Brexit bill

The Prime Minister's spokesperson told journalists that Ms May was sitting in place "in recognition of the importance of this Bill as it proceeds through the Lords". In a letter to The Times , the critics said: 'We believe parliament should amend the Article 50 notification bill to ensure that it can determine what should be done if negotiations break down.

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Firefighters continue to battle Carwoola blaze as 15 homes destroyed

BATHURST region firefighters are battling a horror afternoon with three blazes burning near the city. More than a dozen homes were initially thought to have been lost in the blaze but the RFS had only confirmed eight on Saturday afternoon.