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October 12, 2017 7:43 PM FDA Panel Endorses Gene Therapy For A Form Of Childhood Blindness

A panel of experts has recommended that the Food and Drug Administration approve a treatment developed by Spark Therapeutics for a rare form of blindness. Gene therapy, which has had a roller-coaster history of high hopes and devastating disappointments, took an important step forward Thursday. A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee endorsed 146

September 30, 2017 6:31 PM Hugh Hefner: The great liberator or exploiter

Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner passed away on Wednesday at the age of 91. He was buried next to Marilyn Monroe's crypt at the Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles, California, a spot that Hef bought for $75,000 in 1992. "The whole 1950s notion was find the right girl, get married, move to the suburbs and then hang out with the guys while 262

September 10, 2017 10:24 PM Curtain comes down on Harare International Carnival

The annual festival which kicked off on September 1 with a carnival bira in Domboshava ended early yesterday morning with a mega carnival concert that took place at Robert Mugabe Square (Civic Centre Grounds). While it is not clear how many people attended the party and if event organisers – the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) reached their target of three 151

August 20, 2017 11:37 AM A heavenly show, all for you

Tomorrow's eclipse a shining moment to witness a wonder Because it will stretch from the Pacific to Atlantic, the event has been widely dubbed "The Great American Eclipse." And in many ways, Monday's eclipse is a gift from the universe. When the moon crosses directly between the Earth and the sun's rays on Monday afternoon, casting a stretch of the United 131

August 18, 2017 12:22 AM Barcelona terror attack at iconic Las Ramblas tourist hotspot in Spain

Australians among the injured in deadly Barcelona attack1:17 TERROR has struck at the heart of the Spanish city of Barcelona, with at least 13 people reported dead after a van ploughed into crowds on the famed Las Ramblas tourist street. The attack, which came mid afternoon Spanish time, also left at least 100 people injured them, Catalan police confirmed 194

August 13, 2017 11:00 PM Neymar shines on PSG debut, says he's 'more alive than ever'

Declaring he was "more alive than ever," Neymar did not disappoint on his debut for Paris Saint-Germain. The world's most expensive player provided a pulsating evening's entertainment at the Stade du Roudourou on Sunday, with one goal and an assist, as PSG overcame strong resistance from Guingamp to win 3-0 in the French league. "I'm very happy with the trophy 47

August 13, 2017 10:32 AM Perseids meteor shower: How and where to see the weekend's shooting stars

Annual meteor shower to fill Irish skies with thousands of stars until at least Monday night Whether you’re a budding astronomer equipped with binoculars and a telescope, a loved-up couple looking for a romantic way to spend a summer night or a family on a camping-holiday desperate for something to occupy the kids, tonight’s the night to look up and count 114

August 10, 2017 12:01 AM How will your pets react to the solar eclipse?

The August 21 Great American Solar Eclipse will be the first total solar eclipse to stretch coast to coast in the continental United States in 99 years. Humans are expected to react with amazement when the thin path of totality, or total eclipse, passes through portions of 14 states, but what about their pets? Dogs and cats will be affected by the eclipse 118

August 5, 2017 10:19 AM Brilliant Mo Farah Captures 10th Successive Global Title

British athletics legend Mo Farah won his 10th successive global title, winning the 10,000 metres world crown at the London Stadium where he won Olympic gold in 2012. The 34-year-old, who will bid to add a third successive world double in the 5000m later in the championships, had a narrow escape from disaster on the final lap when he was clipped twice 43

July 22, 2017 5:36 AM Sun-Horton clash, Ledecky kick-off world champs

Budapest - Australia's Mack Horton and China's Sun Yang will resume their bad-tempered rivalry in the pool when the swimming section of the world aquatic championships starts on Sunday. Horton ended Sun's four-year domination of the 400m freestyle event in spectacular style at last year's Rio De Janeiro Olympics after branding Sun a 'drug cheat' in the build-up 41