FACTS OF THE DAY

3 May 2017

20 robots work for Credit Suisse, many of them making sure the bank meets compliance regulations.

reuters.com

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Economic chaos, civil disorder and food shortages meant that the average Venezuelan lost 19 pounds in weight last year.

bloomberg.com

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Chinese geneticists have unravelled the tea genome and discovered that it is four times longer than the coffee genome.

thetimes.co.uk

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Doctors have saved the lives of 10 Americans in need of kidney transplants by giving them kidneys infected with Hepatitis C and curing the disease afterwards.

newatlas.com

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Jamun berries, an Indian street food, are so light absorbent that using them in solar panels could reduce their cost and solve India’s chronic power shortage.

qz.com

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A Canadian court has handed down an eight-year prison sentence to the criminal mastermind behind the theft of 3,000 tonnes of maple syrup.

cbc.ca

 

 

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