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Now, third woman who was seduced by WikiLeaks founder emerges
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is at the centre of s*x assault allegations by two women, is said to have seduced a third right from under her boyfriend's nose in Sweden. ANI

Craigslist 'pulls off explicit s*x ads globally'
Craigslist has apparently removed its controversial 'adult services' section worldwide following the shut down in the U.S. earlier this year. ANI

Meet the virtual Eve who can detect nine facial expressions
An avatar that was created to teach maths to primary school students is said to have the ability to detect nine facial expressions. ANI

Skin rash linked to better outcomes for patients with lung cancer
A study has indicated that development of a skin rash after treatment with cetuximab is associated with better outcomes for patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). ANI

Modern-day genomes used to reconstruct evolution of 3bn-yr-old microbes
MIT scientists have used modern day genomes to reconstruct the evolution of ancient microbes. ANI

Set of proteins linked to over 130 brain diseases discovered
Scientists at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Edinburgh University have studied human brain samples to isolate a set of proteins that account for over 130 brain diseases. ANI

New, exotic African mistletoe discovered just in time for Christmas
Scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are celebrating some of the weird, wonderful and stunning discoveries they've made this year from the rainforests of Cameroon to the UK's North Pennines. ANI

Meet the 'lifeloggers', who use technology to record life's every moment
Thanks to sites such as Facebook and Flickr, it's now possible to capture every moment of your life and share it with your loved ones, but there are people who intentionally capture their daily lives using technology - they are called Lifeloggers. ANI

Beware - e-pick pockets could 'skim' your credit cards for money!
Forget regular pickpockets - thanks to technology now a new breed of scams is about to take flight - it's called e-pick pocketing. ANI

How criminals use Facebook to commit crime
Think giving out basic personal information on Facebook is harmless? You might need to rethink, as a reformed burglar has given details on how a criminal can use your user account as a tool for committing a crime. ANI

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