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Scientists find multiple ‘unknown’ viruses in glacier samples taken from Tibetan Plateau

Scientists have found viruses in 15,000-years-old two ice samples taken from the Tibetan Plateau in China. Most of those viruses, which survived because they had remained frozen, are unlike any viruses that have been cataloged to date. The findings were published in the journal Microbiome, may help understand how viruses have evolved over centuries. For […]

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China’s ‘glacier chaser’ presumed dead while exploring waterfall in Tibet

A Chinese ‘glacier chaser’ has been presumed dead after he fell into icy waters while exploring a glacial waterfall in Tibet on December 20. The body of Wang Xiangjun, 30, has not been found but his social media account confirmed his death. Wang often shares videos exploring glaciers and highlights the impact of climate change […]

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NYPD officer arrested for passing information on ethnic Tibetans living in New York to Chinese Government

A New York Police Department officer has been accused of acting as an agent of the Chinese government after he was in regular contact with a member of the Chinese consulate and provided intelligence on ethnic Tibetans in New York City. According to prosecutors Baimadajie Angwang, 33, committed wire fraud against the U.S. Department of […]