Science

To have powerful brains we need this basic superfood – fruits

A woman picks up some mandarin oranges at a fruits shop in Sydney June 7, 2011.
 
22 Apr 2017
Humans likely developed large and powerful brains, researchers said recently, with the help of what is today the simplest of snacks: fruit.   Eating fruit was a key step up from the most basic of foodstuffs, such as leaves, and...
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Young women with this disease may also develop an eating disorder

pasta
22 Apr 2017
Young women suffering from coeliac disease, a chronic infection of the intestine triggered by eating gluten, may be at greater risk of developing the eating disorder anorexia nervosa, according to a Swedish study published in the journal,...
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Can this ‘water bubble’ replace bottles?

Bottles of Mineral Water
22 Apr 2017
A biodegradable, edible capsule made from seaweed is aiming to eliminate plastic packaging waste.   The alternative to plastic bottles is from Skipping Rocks Lab. It is in the midst of a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube that has...
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UN honors Egyptologist Zahi Hawass as Culture, Antiquities Ambassador

21 Apr 2017
The UN honored Egyptologist and former Egyptian Antiquities Minister Zahi Hawass on Thursday for his role in protecting antiquities, on the occasion of his appointment as United Nations Ambassador for Culture and Antiquities. The ceremony...
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Epilepsy drug behind up to 4,100 'severe birth defects' in France

From 1967 to 2016, between 64,100 and 100,000 pregnancies in France were exposed to valproate, resulting in 41,200 to 75,300 live births, according to the report (Philippe Huguen / AFP)
20 Apr 2017
The epilepsy medication valproate is responsible for "severe malformations" in 2,150 to 4,100 children in France since the drug was first marketed in the country in 1967, according to a preliminary study by French health...
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Video: 350 additional artifacts found in newly-excavated Luxor cemetery

20 Apr 2017
An additional 350 artifacts have been discovered at Osarhat cemetery in Luxor, increasing the number of excavated artifacts at the cemetery to 1,400 so far, said Mostafa Waziry, Director General of Luxor Antiquities and Head of the...
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Japan to fund, construct new Abou el-Reesh hospital project

20 Apr 2017
President of Cairo University Gaber Nassar signed on Wednesday an agreement with Japan for the establishment of a new Abou el-Reesh Hospital on land donated by the Arab African International Bank. The agreement was signed at the...
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Headphones company spies on listeners, sells information illegally: lawsuit

Bose wireless headphones are pictured in Encinitas, California, United States in this April 19, 2017 photo illustration (Mike Blake / Reuters). 
20 Apr 2017
Bose Corp spies on its wireless headphone customers by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, and violates their privacy rights by selling the information without permission, a lawsuit charged. The...
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Rare tumor weighing over 2kg removed from patient in Aswan

19 Apr 2017
A female patient had a rare fatty tumor of peripheral nerves weighing 2.2kg removed from her back in a surgery by a medical team from the Department of Plastic Surgery at Aswan University Hospital.    The tumor was removed...
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Vodafone Egypt launches a new app for blind and visually impaired customers

Vodafone branch
18 Apr 2017
In an attempt to reach a wider sector of customers, Vodafone Egypt launched a new mobile application for blind and visually impaired users called “E3rafli” (an Arabic word for “Find out for me") to help them...
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