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Just 84 highly Amur leopards remain in the wild, study finds

Just 84 highly Amur leopards remain in the wild, study finds

Science
July 13 (UPI) -- Scientists estimate there are only 84 Amur leopards left in the wild in China and Russia. The leopards live along the southernmost border of the Primorskii Province in Russia and the Jilin Province of China, and they're highly endangered. This new estimate was recently reported in the scientific journal Conservation Letters by scientists from China, Russia and the United States. The scientists teamed up to gather information from camera traps on both sides of the border. There are no records of the leopards in other parts of its former range, so this estimate along the border represents the total global population of the subspecies in the wild, researchers say. The camera traps allow scientists to identify each leopard by its unique spot pattern, providing a precise esti...
RBI's June policy a close call, tone to remain hawkish: UBS

RBI's June policy a close call, tone to remain hawkish: UBS

Finance
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is expected to maintain the repo rate at 6 per cent in the ensuing policy review meeting next week, however, there is also a probability of a pre-emptive hike by 25 bps, says a UBS report. According to the global financial services major, the June policy review meeting is likely to be a close call, while the tone of the policy statement is expected to remain hawkish. "In its monetary policy review, scheduled for 4-6 June, we expect the MPC to maintain the repo rate at 6 per cent. However, we assign a 40 per cent probability that the MPC will pre-emptively hike rates by 25 bps in the meeting," Tanvee Gupta Jain, Economist, UBS Investment Bank said in a research note. In its first bi-monthly monetary policy for 2018-19, RBI left repo rate unchanged at 6...
More than 100 Nigerian schoolgirls remain missing

More than 100 Nigerian schoolgirls remain missing

World
Feb. 25 (UPI) -- More than 100 girls are missing after suspected Boko Haram militants attacked a school in Nigeria on Monday.Nigerian Minister of Information Alhaji Lai Mohammed said Sunday 906 female students were at the school on the day of the raid on the Government Girls Science Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State and 110 girls remain unaccounted for."We want to assure Nigerians that no stone will be left unturned in our determination to rescue these girls," he added.The Yobe State Government had announced Wednesday that 80 girls had been rescued by the Nigerian Army.The government later retracted the announcement and apologized for the "erroneous" statement, which it said was based on inaccurate information.Nigerian President Muhammadu Buharitweeted Friday that the military has be...
Genes remain active after death

Genes remain active after death

Science
Cells continue to function even after an individual dies.That's according to a scientific study published in Nature Communications.Analysing post-mortem samples, an international team of scientists showed that some genes became more active after death.As well as providing an important dataset for other scientists, they also hope that this can be developed into a forensic tool.Inside the cells of our bodies, life plays out under the powerful influence of our genes; their outputs controlled by a range of internal and external triggers.Understanding gene activity provides a perfect insight into what an individual cell, tissue or organ is doing, in health and in disease.Genes are locked away in the DNA present in our cells and when these are switched on, a tell-tale molecule called an RNA tran...
Man City will not remain unbeaten – Guardiola after winning run ends

Man City will not remain unbeaten – Guardiola after winning run ends

Sports
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola reiterated his belief his side will not go through the Premier League season unbeaten after their 18-game top-flight winning run was ended by a goalless draw at Crystal Palace.City conceded an injury-time penalty but goalkeeper Ederson saved from Luka Milivojevic, prompting Match of the Day host Gary Lineker to say Guardiola's side have an "air of invincibility about them".The draw preserves their unbeaten record in the league this season and takes them 14 points clear at the top - the biggest gap between the leaders and the chasing pack at this stage of the season in top-flight history.Arsene Wenger's Arsenal went through the 2003-04 Premier League season unbeaten, but Guardiola thinks City will not match that feat."I am not thinking to be unbeaten," sai...