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George Weah Snakes in Office

George Weah on leave due to snakes in office

George Weah, the head of state of Liberia, has taken leave from his presidential offices. A forced…

A sperm bank director fathered 49 children by using his own sperm instead of the donors’

DNA tests could only be performed after his death, but when compared to the DNA of the people concerned…

Carnival ships face US ports ban

Carnival Cruise ships could soon be banned from docking in US ports. Indeed, a judge from Florida could ban…

Singapore tallest indoor waterfall

Singapore airport unveils tallest indoor waterfall

The Singapore Airport on Thursday unveiled a new complex with gardens and a 40-meter waterfall — the…

abdominal-pain

Why you should not hold your farts

Retaining intestinal gas can cause serious digestive disorders, warns an expert in nutrition and dietetics from Newcastle…

chain-melted state

Scientists have created a new state of matter: solid and liquid at the same time

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland has created a new state of matter: a state…

Deleting Facebook might make you happier but less informed

According to a US study, disconnecting from Facebook for a month would make people happier, less present online and…

80% of HIV infections in the United States are caused by people who are unaware that they are HIV-positive

80% of HIV infections in the United States are caused by people who are unaware that they are HIV-positive,…

Fake and contaminated drugs kill more 250,000 children worldwide every year

A pandemic of “fake drugs” would be responsible each year for the death of more than 250,000 children. A…

Billions of wandering planets in the Milky Way Galaxy

Scientists have known for a long time that there are “wandering” planets, attached to no star, that wander alone…

Hearing Loss Headphones

WHO calls for the regulation of smartphone volume

Smartphone audio has gotten better and louder over the years. While that may sound good — pun…

Kids Watching TV

Too much television time would increase the risk of childhood obesity

Standing in front of the television would be one of the most risky sedentary behaviors, according to…

Antibiotics

A quarter of prescriptions for antibiotics in the United States would be useless

According to a new study, nearly 25% of the antibiotics prescribed in 2016 were inappropriate for treating…

Facebook adding petitions to the news feed

Facebook is yet making a change to the news feed. It was announced this week that the…

Black Hole

This is how black holes start to feed

Israeli astronomers have for the first time interpreted a particular luminous event that occurred in February 2017…

DNA Life Expectancy

DNA could be used to predict life expectancy

DNA can tell a lot about a person: his or her region of origin, his or her…