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University of Cambridge solar car crashes before race

A British solar car racing team has pulled out of a competition after the car that took two years to build crashed into a barrier during testing. The Cambridge University Eco-Racing team’s solar-powered Mirage car rolled after suffering “a sudden loss of dynamic stability” in Australia ahead of the World Solar Challenge. The damage was “irreparable”. The safety compartment protected ...

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Alcohol kills 3.3 million people in 2012 – WHO

Over 3 million worldwide deaths in 2012 were due to harmful use of alcohol, said a new report launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) released on Monday. According to the report, alcohol consumption could not only lead to dependence but also increase people’s risk of developing more than 200 diseases including liver cirrhosis and some cancers. It further stated ...

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