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November 2, 2017 4:00 PM New Orangutan Species Identified in Indonesian Rain Forest

Orangutans are an endangered species, with populations in some areas critically endangered. The new species, Pongo tapanuliensis, or the Tapanuli orangutan, was described as living only in an area of forest about 425 square miles in size. The team researching the Tapanuli orangutan contends that it’s the most endangered of all surviving great apes, with only about 3208

November 2, 2017 2:15 PM Cosmic rays reveal mysterious void in Egypt's Great Pyramid

High above Egypt and everywhere else, cosmic rays bombard the atmosphere. The rays consist mostly of hydrogen nuclei, but they finish their interstellar journey with a bang, splitting into a shower of smaller elementary particles when they hit the sky. Negatively charged particles called muons wink into existence and out again within millionths of a second 2838

November 1, 2017 3:12 AM Ahead of iPhone X launch, China vendors cut prices of iPhone 8 models

HONG KONG - Chinese vendors have slashed the price of Apple’s iPhone 8 by up to a fifth in a bid to lure customers amid sluggish demand ahead of the launch of the tech giant’s much-anticipated iPhone X on Friday. Buyers can now snap up Apple’s new iPhone 8 Plus and the more basic iPhone 8 models at discounts of between nearly 14 percent and 20 percent 113

October 31, 2017 3:17 PM What You Can Do To Spread Breast Cancer Awareness Beyond The Confines Of Your Community

As someone who has survived twice now, raising awareness about breast cancer is a daily task. Having chosen to take a positive and creative approach to deal with my breast cancer trauma, I try to encourage others in situations similar to mine to do the same. I aim to empower young women to be brave and confident by gaining back a measure of control of their 120

October 30, 2017 8:52 PM Tsvangirai can adopt this succession model

Tsvangirai is not a brand that can easily erode in the modern political world. It is a brand to reckon. What his supporters and those aspiring candidates need to understand is that so far no one can easily match with his brand and his name is very critical in the succession matrix in the future plans of this opposition. Tsvangirai’s name has managed 102

October 30, 2017 2:49 AM Pot Users Have More Sex, But It's A Lot More Complicated Than That

In the first study of its kind, researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine have shown that people who use pot have sex about 20 per cent more often than those who do not. It's an eye-opening finding, but a classic case where correlation doesn't necessarily imply causation. A positive association between the frequency of sex and marijuana 100

October 29, 2017 11:24 AM UAEU project aims to uncover Mars mysteries

ABU DHABI - Three Emirati students are being trained to support the UAE’s goal of unlocking the secrets to Mars, via a United Arab Emirates University, UAEU, project designed to provide greater insight into the Red Planet. The UAE Space Agency plans to send a probe, 'Al Amal' or 'Hope’, to the Earth’s neighbouring planet, with the aim of reaching Mars orbit 137

October 29, 2017 4:54 AM Psoriasis patients receive hope through new vaccine

Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition that is unpredictable in its development. It causes skin inflammation in the form of red scaly patches and, in 30 percent of cases, a form of inflammatory arthritis. The condition affects around 125 million people worldwide and is more often relieved by reducing visible signs and symptoms rather than being cured 107

October 28, 2017 8:22 PM Health collapse: Is Mugabe to blame, really?

ON October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before. A Guardian article cited WHO member states and activists “who noted that Zimbabwe’s health care system, like many of its public 155

October 28, 2017 7:32 PM WHO CHAOS: How The West Has Punished Mugabe

By Frederic Mousseau |On October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before. A Guardian article cited WHO member states and activists “who noted that Zimbabwe’s health care system 103