© AFP/File | Close-up shows a strain of listeria bacteria in the laboratory of departmental analysis of the Channel in St Lo, western France on May 10, 2000
When an illness-causing bug won't disappear with the usual drugs, patients are given last-resort antibiotics such as carbapenem. Still, some "nightmare bacteria" continue to thrive even when given the...
A Strong Bond Between Seniors And Their Dogs Boosts Health
Seniors with memory problems and related attention and decision-making issues may struggle with driving tasks, according to a Canadian study.   Not all patients with mild cognitive impairment, the early stage of...
Isn't she lovely? Humanoid robot Jia Jia looks strikingly real. Photos: AFP
“Jia Jia” can hold a simple conversation and make specific facial expressions when asked, and her creator believes the eerily life-like robot heralds a future of cyborg labour in China.   Billed as...
A woman holds her stomach at the last stages of her pregnancy in Bordeaux April 28, 2010.
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Palm oil is considered royalty among vegetable fat because it makes food easy to spread. Derived from the fruits and kernels of palm plants, it is consumed worldwide in baked goods, convenience foods (including chips,...


Malaysia, made up of 13 states and 3 federal territories, is a Southeastern Asian country, which is...

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Zebra shark stuns scientists by giving birth without male (CNN/TOURISM AND EVENTS QUEENLAND).
A female zebra shark in an Australian aquarium has astounded scientists by...
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On September 19, 2008, just before midnight, two pilots attempted to abort...
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Authorities in New Delhi began revoking licenses for thousands of older diesel...
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Twelve cemeteries were discovered in Gabal al-Silsila mountain, Aswan.
Twelve new cemeteries were discovered in Gabal al-Silsila, Aswan, dating back...
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