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Earthquake jolts Taiwan

Earthquake jolts Taiwan

A strong earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale rocked high-rise buildings in Taiwan early today, the Seismology Centre said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Iran's metal reserves estimated at 8b tons

Iran's metal reserves estimated at 8b tons

Iran Mine House announced that the country’s metal reserves is estimated to be about 8 billion tons. These include iron, copper, gold, cobalt, bauxite, magnetite, magnesium, molybdenum, antimony, titanium, lead, zinc and chromite. ...

'Hobbit' fossil may be of tiny human

'Hobbit' fossil may be of tiny human

Scientists working with powerful imaging computers say the "Hobbit" fossil recently discovered in Indonesia has distinctive brain features that could justify its classification as a separate -- and tiny -- human ancestor.