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Disease record cell identified in new research

Emory University researchers have discovered cells that contain records the body’s response to infections during early life in bone marrow. The cells, dubbed “historical record” cells by the researchers, are…

Below-zero fluid viscosity achieved by "doping" bacteria

Below-zero fluid viscosity achieved by “doping” bacteria

New rheological research has created fluid viscosity in which the viscous resistance to shear disappears. Researchers at University Paris-Sud in France employed swimming bacteria and organized them to…

New form of contagious cancer identified on eastern seaboard

In a finding that scientists are calling “beyond surprising,” the decades-long series of outbreaks of leukemia among clams on the eastern North American coast has been attributed the…

Cleanliness really is close to Godliness, according to new research

People are unaware that various innocuous-sounding things are actually affecting them on a regular basis, according to new research by Bayer College of Medicine. Newspapers, radio and tv…

Munduruku indians occupy Brazil government building (4)

Munduruku Indians occupy Brazil government building, threaten “conflict of unimaginable proportions”

A band of Munduruku Indians occupied a Brazilian government building in Itaitiba city, Para state, Friday, demanding that the government address the problem of loggers and gold miners…

Ontario's plan to cut pesticide use proposes to be North American first

Ontario’s plan to cut pesticide use proposes to be North American first

In what would be the first move toward cutting back pesticide use in North America, the Ontario government is planning to curb agricultural pesticides linked with honeybee deaths…

Leading geoengineer is "terrified" of own technology

Leading geoengineer is “terrified” of own technology

A leading geoengineer has admitted that he is “terrified” of geoengineering technology. Dr Matthew Watson, principal investigator for the Spice project, said that humans may have to admit…

China $12bn Deal for Nigerian Coast Railway--China's Biggest Overseas Contract

China $12bn deal for Nigerian coast railway–China’s biggest overseas contract

A railway stretching over 850 miles (1,400 km) along the Nigerian coast is being taken on by China. Chinese officials announced this week that the $12bn contract was…

Indonesia Continues "Virginity Tests" for Female Police

Indonesia Continues “Virginity Tests” for Female Police

The Indonesian government continues to conduct mandatory “virginity tests” on all female applicants to the country’s national police force, according to a recent report by Human Rights Watch. The…

China to Thailand: We Want Our Refugees Back

The Chinese government is asking Thailand to send back a group of mostly Uighur Muslim refugees that were found by Thai authorities in Thailand’s Songkhla province. The Chinese…

China: Two Child Policy Coming in Two Years

China: Two Child Policy Coming

According to Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Vice Director Cai Fang, China will fully relax their one-child policy in two years. The government has already conducted an experiment…

Obama: “We are not in favor of Tibet’s independence"

Obama: “We Are Not in Favor of Tibet’s Independence”

US President Barack Obama signed a long-term climate change deal with China that will cap emissions and increase renewable energy in ways that will require a complete overhaul…

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