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The US is experiencing its worst measles outbreak in two decades

This is the worst measles outbreak in 20 years—695 cases in 22 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts say it’s entirely preventable. In the Brooklyn...

A young Moroccan tortures to death his five-year-old sister in exorcism

A young Moroccan tortured his five-year-old sister to death in an "exorcism session" to expel the elves that supposedly lived inside her, before attacking her own mother, who was...

Japan begins a new era with the abdication of its emperor

For the first time in two centuries, an emperor abdicates the throne of Chrysanthemum in life. Akihito closes the "Heisei" era, peace in Japanese, and gives the baton to...

eCommerce continues to dominate the shopping industry

Amazon dominates the eCommerce industry along with Walmart and a few other major brands. Just because you're not a billion-dollar company doesn't mean you can't dominate a corner of...

More than 1,000 people affected by herpes outbreak at Coachella festival

One of the most well-known music festivals in the United States, Coachella, left more than 1,000 people infected in a herpes outbreak. The festival, which lasted two weekends, was attended...

NASA records Mars earthquake for the first time

The seismometer installed on Mars has detected the first seismic tremor on the red planet. It was last April 6 and a soft but distinctive seismic signal was detected, similar...

The structure of Notre-Dame, safe from rain thanks to a special canvas on its...

The tarpaulins deployed by personnel specialized in work at height have achieved their purpose of protecting Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris from the rain. Tourists and the French witnessed the usefulness...

Global warming is ravaging life in the oceans

Global warming has caused twice as many ocean-dwelling species as land-dwelling species to disappear from their habitats, researchers report. The greater vulnerability of sea creatures may significantly impact human communities...

A ‘servant leader’ style of management boost business

Companies would do well to tailor training and recruitment measures to encourage managers who have empathy, integrity and are trustworthy - because they can improve productivity, according to new...

Companies IPO’s are a revulsive for their neighborhoods

After a business files for an initial public offering, or IPO, communities with ZIP codes close to the company’s headquarters benefit, research finds. Specifically, they see a rise in certain...
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What years of playing football do to brain’s white matter

Scientists have discovered a link between dementia, white matter in the brain, and the neurodegenerative disease CTE in former American football players. When it comes...
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Do our electronic devices make it tougher to grasp science?

Excessive interaction with electronic devices may be related to weaker activity in areas of the brain that are key to understanding scientific texts, say...
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How can businesses benefit from translation and interpretation services?

Interpreters and translators play a significant role in the realm of global business. They enhance communication by conveying information correctly and accurately from one...
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WhatsApp works on a boomerang style tool such as Instagram’s

One of the advantages of owning several mobile applications is that if a function succeeds in one of them, you can apply it to...
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Upgrade your move: The best apps to help with house moving

Who says house moving has to be unbearable? While house moving in itself needs a lot of time and effort - especially during the...
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Team cracks mystery of Dead Sea summer ‘snow’

New research may solve the mystery behind the the Dead Sea’s salt crystal “snowfall.” It’s summertime at the Dead Sea, and for locals and visitors...
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Quicker method to track outbreaks from poo in the pool

Whole genome sequencing technology may give scientists and health care workers a powerful weapon in tracking—and possibly controlling—outbreaks of serious diseases, researchers say. In a...

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