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Apple buys first commercial batch of carbon-free aluminium from Alcoa-Rio Tinto venture
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Apple buys first commercial batch of carbon-free aluminium from Alcoa-Rio Tinto venture

Aluminium is carbon-intensive to produce and releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

NASA wants you to help it map asteroid Bennu's surface for landing OSIRIS-REx spacecraft
science

NASA wants you to help it map asteroid Bennu's surface for landing OSIRIS-REx spacecraft

The rocky surface of the asteroid has surprised scientists, they need help finding the perfect landing spot for OSIRIS-REx.

India-US 2+2 talks: US defence official says America 'bullish' on high level meet even as concerns rise over S-400 deal
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India-US 2+2 talks: US defence official says America 'bullish' on high level meet even as concerns rise over S-400 deal

The upcoming India - US - India 2+2 talks - an apex bilateral meetup in New Delhi next week - is not just ‘historic’ but will throw up a set of ‘very concrete outcomes’ which will serve as enablers for the India US relationship well beyond the high optics of September 6 and 7, a top official of the US Defence Department in Washington DC Wednesday.

Wall Street stocks plunge 700 points after Donald Trump hits China with steep tariffs on upto $60 bn of goods
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Wall Street stocks plunge 700 points after Donald Trump hits China with steep tariffs on upto $60 bn of goods

Wall Street stocks plunged more than 700 points Thursday after President Donald Trump hit China with tariffs on up to $60 billion of goods, reviving fears of a trade war.

Who'll pay US steel, aluminum tariffs and who won't? Clarity by April end, says US Trade Rep
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Who'll pay US steel, aluminum tariffs and who won't? Clarity by April end, says US Trade Rep

The Trump administration will decide by the end of April which countries will be spared from steep taxes on steel and aluminum imports. U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer told the House Ways and Means Committee Wednesday that some countries won't have to pay the tariffs, which take effect Friday, while they try to negotiate exemptions.

Trump tariff war precision timed for 2018 US midterm elections, fulfills political promise
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Trump tariff war precision timed for 2018 US midterm elections, fulfills political promise

As he blitzed through the industrial Midwest as a presidential candidate, Donald Trump pitched himself as the savior of the "forgotten" men and women in communities where factories had been shuttered and jobs were moved overseas.

How will Trump steel and aluminium tariffs work? Experts weigh in
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How will Trump steel and aluminium tariffs work? Experts weigh in

By offering countries a way to escape the tariffs, Trump might have eased the risk of a destructive trade war. At least for now. But "it introduces a lot of uncertainty," says Wendy Cutler, a former U.S. trade official now at the Asia Society Policy Institute. "You're going to see countries camping out in Washington and trying to figure out who they need to talk to." Here's a closer look at what Trump's action does, how it would work and whether it's likely to succeed.

After Donald Trump's announcement on tariff on imported steel, aluminum, China says it does not want trade war with US
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After Donald Trump's announcement on tariff on imported steel, aluminum, China says it does not want trade war with US

China does not want a trade war with the United States, Zhang Yesui, a spokesman for the Chinese parliament, said on Sunday at a briefing ahead of China’s annual session of parliament

'Trade wars are good,' says Donald Trump, defies global concern over US tariffs on steel and aluminium
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'Trade wars are good,' says Donald Trump, defies global concern over US tariffs on steel and aluminium

US President Donald Trump struck a defiant tone on Friday, saying trade wars were good and easy to win after his plan to put tariffs on steel and aluminum imports triggered threats of retaliation from trading partners and a slide in stock markets.

Researchers develop ultra light aluminium that floats on water for use in future spacecraft and automobiles
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Researchers develop ultra light aluminium that floats on water for use in future spacecraft and automobiles

Researchers restructured the metal at the molecular level using computational modelling to design an ultra-light crystalline form of aluminium.

Mystery solved? Researchers say piece of Amelia Earhart's plane found on Pacific island
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Mystery solved? Researchers say piece of Amelia Earhart's plane found on Pacific island

Researchers probing the 1937 disappearance of famed American aviator Amelia Earhart's plane said on Wednesday they now believe a slab of aluminum found decades ago on an uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean came from her aircraft.