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Historic Indian sword was masterfully crafted, say Italian, UK researchers

The master craftsmanship behind Indian swords was highlighted when scientists and conservationists from Italy and the UK joined forces to study a curved single-edged sword called a shamsheer. The study, led by Eliza Barzagli of the Institute for Complex Systems and the University of Florence in Italy, is published in Springer’s journal Applied Physics A – Materials Science & Processing. ...

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3 New Crew Members, Includin 1 Italian, Join Aboard Space Station ISS

Three new crew members from the US, Russia and Italy reached on Monday at the International Space Station (ISS) on board a Russian spaceship, including the first ever Italian woman astronaut to reach the space station. Terry Virts of NASA, Soyuz Commander Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency were ...

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Amanda Knox freed, who’s guilty then?

The sensational murder trial of British university exchange student Meredith Kerchner by her roommates Amanda Knox, Rudy Guede and Raffaele Sollecito in November 2007 took a twist on Monday with the jury acquitting Amanda and her friend. Kercher was a Leeds University student from Coulsdon in Surrey in 2007 when she was killed in Perugia. Her roommates and Rudy were ...

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