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Children in Ebola-Affected DR Congo Return to School

Children in Ebola-Affected DR Congo Return to School

GENEVA —  The U.N. children’s fund reports the vast majority of children living in Ebola-affected areas of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have returned to school where they are taught ways to avoid infection. School began one month ago in Democratic Republic of Congo. The U.N. children’s fund says efforts to get children to return […]

Essays reveal Stephen Hawking predicted race of 'superhumans'

Essays reveal Stephen Hawking predicted race of 'superhumans'

The late physicist and author Prof Stephen Hawking has caused controversy by suggesting a new race of superhumans could develop from wealthy people choosing to edit their and their children’s DNA. Hawking, the author of A Brief History of Time, who died in March, made the predictions in a collection of articles and essays. The […]

FDA Calls Out Vaping Company for Putting Erectile Dysfunction Drugs in Its Products

FDA Calls Out Vaping Company for Putting Erectile Dysfunction Drugs in Its Products

The Food and Drug Administration called out an e-cigarette company Thursday over concerns that its products contain unapproved drugs meant to treat erectile dysfunction. The FDA said the China-based HelloCig Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. has 15 days to respond to the charge that two of their e-liquid products sold in the U.S. contain unapproved drugs […]

Stephen Hawking's last paper on black holes is now online

Stephen Hawking's last paper on black holes is now online

The information paradox arose from Hawking’s theoretical argument back in the 1970s that black holes have a temperature. As such, they’re bound to evaporate over time until there’s nothing left, releasing energy now called the “Hawking Radiation.” See, it’s believed that when an object enters a black hole, its information gets preserved on its surface […]

Cancer Survivor Says He Was Told to Leave Gas Station Because of His Disfigured Face

Cancer Survivor Says He Was Told to Leave Gas Station Because of His Disfigured Face

A cancer survivor, who lost his nose and an eye, was left mortified after he claims he was told to leave a South Carolina gas station because of his appearance. According to the man’s daughter Brandy Evans, her father Kirby Evans, 65, was picking up a bite to eat at Forks Pit Stop when he […]

Nikon Small World winners zoom in on microscopic marvels

Nikon Small World winners zoom in on microscopic marvels

Nikon Small World winners zoom in on microscopic marvels  New Atlas Mind-Blowing Images From This Year’s Nikon Photomicrography Competition : Report  Infosurhoy From the eye of a beetle to spitbugs in a bubble: Winners of Nikon’s ‘small world’ microscopic photo contest revealed  Daily Mail Full coverage Source link

LA County: First West Nile Virus Death Reported

LA County: First West Nile Virus Death Reported

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed the first death due to West Nile virus (WNV) for the 2018 season in Los Angeles County. The patient, a resident of the San Fernando Valley area, was hospitalized in early September and died from WNV- associated neuro-invasive disease. A total […]

Forecast for The week (October 13 Saturday to October 19 Friday)

Forecast for The week (October 13 Saturday to October 19 Friday)

Aries (Mesha): A debilitated Sun in your 7th House from Oct: 17 conjunct with both Venus and Mercury is very favourable. Pride and prejudice will not interfere with your judgment. Jupiter’s impending ingress into your 8th House is a warning for you to avoid unnecessary travels. Be careful about your diet. You are prone to […]

Weight stigma: five unspoken truths

Weight stigma: five unspoken truths

It can cause an awful lot of damage. Credit: Shutterstock Weight stigma – a negative response to someone based on their weight – is the fourth most common form of social discrimination amongst adults – after age, gender and race. It is the only form of discrimination still widely deemed to be socially acceptable. Weight […]

Rare Moon meteorite to be auctioned in US

Rare Moon meteorite to be auctioned in US

Image copyright Aerolite Meteorites/RR Auction Image caption The meteorite is made up of six fragments, with the largest piece weighing about 3kg A meteorite that is one of the biggest pieces of the Moon ever put up for sale is being auctioned online by a US auction company based in Boston. The Moon rock, weighing […]