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Overeating and wasted food - Antarctica Journal

Fifth of world’s food lost to waste and over-eating

Almost one-fifth of world's food lost to waste and over-eating, a study suggests. The world population consumes around 10 per cent more food than it needs, while almost nine per cent of food lost to waste or left to spoil, ...
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How elephants defy getting cancer

How elephants defy getting cancer

As the world’s largest land mammals, elephants should suffer one of the highest cancer rates—they simply have far more cells that could potentially mutate and become malignant. But new research reveals that elephants rarely get cancer—and the reason why may ...
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Spring break riot

Santa Barbara, Calif. More than 100 people were arrested and dozens—including six police officers—injured last week when a large spring break party near the University of California, Santa Barbara, deteriorated into a riot. An estimated 15,000 people were at the ...
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Mysterious signal from deep space

Mysterious signal from deep space

Mysterious radio signals from space have been known to repeat, but for the first time, researchers have noticed a pattern in a series of bursts coming from a single source half a billion light-years from Earth. Fast radio bursts, or ...
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Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity, Science Says

Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel better. But science suggests ...
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Guatemala: A nation in the grip of depression

Guatemalans are suffering from “an epidemic of chronic pessimism,” said Jose J. Camacho. We all seem to agree that “everything is bad, nothing is certain, everyone has a price, and something evil lurks behind every good deed.” The media fuel ...
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Dolphins stranded in Cape Cod

Wellfleet, Mass. Over a two week span, more than 85 dolphins had become stranded along the craggy Cape Codcoastline, including 30 in one day, said the International Fund for Animal Welfare. Typically, 120 dolphins beach themselves from January to April, ...
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The 5.1 earthquake that rattled Southern California

La Habra, Calif. Quake fears: The magnitude-5.1 earthquake rattled Southern California, raising fears that the tremors could presage the long-dreaded “Big One”—a catastrophic quake that could devastate the region. The temblor and its more than 100 aftershocks originated in La ...
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TEEN DIES AFTER BEING HIT BY CHEESE

Teen Dies After Being Hit With Cheese

LONDON - A teenager who bullied another student in his class by throwing cheese at him claimed he had no idea that "allergies could be fatal" during an inquest into the 2017 death of a 13-year-old boy who suffered anaphylactic ...
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Acetominophen Warning

Does Painkiller Dull Empathy?

If you take Acetaminophen for pain you may also be dulling your empathy.  Over 50 million people take acetaminophen for their pain every week, but it may also dull your sensitivity to others pain and distress.  After taking 1000mg of ...
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