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Amitabh Bachchan pays off farmers' loans worth $500,000

Amitabh Bachchan is considered to be India's greatest actor




Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan says he has cleared farmers' loans worth more than than 40m rupees ($560,000; £436,000).

He wrote on his blog on Tuesday that he had "taken care" of 1,398 farmers by paying off their debt, adding that he felt a "sense of accomplishment".

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Mexican tetra fish may offer heart repair clues

The Mexican tetra fish that lives in the rivers of Northern Mexico can heal its heart, while its cave-dwelling relative cannot



A fish that can repair its heart may hold clues for future treatments in people, according to a study.

Scientists studying the Mexican tetra fish found three areas of the fish genome were involved in its ability to regenerate heart tissue.

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