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Venus Flytraps

Venus Flytraps: Scientists Discover How They Work

An accumulation of action potentials is behind Venus Flytraps’ “decision” to keep closed and start producing digestive enzymes once their trap sensors are triggered, scientists at Universität Würzburg…

Agriculture

Agricultural Researchers Propose Agri-CERN, Europe-Wide Community Of Shared Research And Equipment

ECOFE (European Consortium for Open Field Experimentation), a network of agricultural resources at various locations around Europe, has been proposed by a group of scientists in order to do…

chimpanzees

Chimpanzees Require “Trust” Of Friends

Chimpanzees played the trust game to find out the basis of individual preference for other chimps Trust is the foundation of close relationships in the world of chimpanzees, according…

25% Of BC's HIV-Positive Do Not Know They Are Infected

25% Of BC’s HIV-Positive Do Not Know They Are Infected

HARRISON HOT SPRINGS, British Columbia — The province’s public health authorities are calling for universal testing for HIV for all citizens. One-fourth of British Columbians carrying the life-threatening disease…

Chinese Torture

Evidence Of Chinese Torture Presented To UN

“They would pour boiling hot water on us” — Free Tibet submits torture evidence as China reviewed at UN Director meets Committee Against Torture Campaign group Free Tibet and its research…

processed meat

Processed Meat Is Carcinogenic – World Health Organization

Salami, sausage, ham and bacon — the latest study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has found a strong link between processed meat and bowel cancer,…

Mona Hatoum Twelve Windows

5 Artworks Not To Miss At Centre Pompidou’s Latest Exhibition Of Mona Hatoum

Born in Beirut in 1952, Mona Hatoum is of Palestinian descent and British nationality. This latest exhibition of an unprecedented scale has gathered over 100 works of this…

Seoul, South Korea

On How North Korean Defectors Resettle In South Korea

Following the lead of Germany, more and more European countries are accepting asylum seekers who are mostly from war-torn Syria. The countries, including the United Kingdom and France,…

Business Better than Ever at The Last Cassette Factory

Business Better Than Ever At The Last Cassette Factory

Springfield, Missouri is home to the National Audio Company — or as it is colloquially known, the Last Cassette Factory. It’s a fairly self-explanatory name. NAC is indeed the…

Prague Pride Festival 2015 In Pictures

Prague Pride Festival 2015 In Pictures

The fifth annual Prague Pride Festival took place between the 10th and 16th this month, organized by the Association Prague Pride, which has been operating since 2010. The group’s main…

Indignation In Mexico Over Killing Of Photojournalist 

PUEBLA, México — A Mexican news photographer was among five people found dead in the middle-class neighborhood of Narvarte, Mexico City, July 31. Rubén Espinosa, former member of Proceso and collaborator with…

Cardiovascular disease

Know Your Fats: Trans Linked To Death And Heart Disease, Saturated Not

Not all fats are equal, according to research by a McMaster University team. Some fats are linked to death, heart disease, stroke, and Type 2 diabetes, while other fats…

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