Medicine

Trump administration replacing 'failed' sexual assault policies in schools

In July, Candice Jackson, the head of the department's civil right's office, came under fire for saying investigation processes have not been "fairly balanced b...


Amazon to build second headquarters outside of Seattle — GeekWire

The announcement highlights the extraordinary growth of Amazon , which was founded two decades ago as an online bookseller and has grown into one of the world'...


Low carb, high-fat diet boosts memory but could cause weight gain

In two new studies mice were fed either a ketogenic diet , a control diet , or a low-carb, high-fat diet (ketogenic is a more extreme version of low-carb an...


Rare malaria case causes death of young girl in Italy

The child was then then transferred to intensive care at a hospital in Brescia which treats tropical diseases, but they were unable to save her and she died on ...


Polk County sheriff threatens to arrest fugitives at Irma shelters

The reason for this rule is not to punish criminals, but protect the families that will be seeking shelter during the storm. At that point, Polk County Emergen...


Zika virus can kill brain cancer

Radiotherapy, chemotherapy and surgery may not be sufficient to expel these intrusive malignancies. The Zika virus has always been seen as a unsafe threat...


Assad to blame for chemical weapons attack in Khan Shaykhun, says UN

In its latest report , the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria charts the major trends and patterns of worldwide human rights and humanitarian law violations c...


Munaweera, Priyanjan guide Sri Lanka to 170/7 in T20I vs India

It was his fourth consecutive half-century in T20Is against Sri Lanka , and in doing so, he became the fastest batsman to score 15000 global runs across format...


Colin Trevorrow is OUT of 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

So, as fans of that galaxy far, far away, we chose to help out by putting together a list of directors they can turn to for a reliable piece of epic entertainme...


Pullela Gopichand and I have buried our past differences, says Saina Nehwal

Despite the acrimonious circumstances under which she had left the Gopichand Academy in September 2014, Saina was welcomed back with open arms by her former c...


Delhi police arrest United Kingdom national for allegedly sodomising visually-challenged students

We trusted this volunteer, Mr Murray Dennis Ward, to do constructive work with our children. A case has been registered against the accused in this regard. The ...


Angry Birds maker Rovio to list shares on Helsinki Stock Exchange

Profit for the six months to the end of June reached €13.3m, up from €3.6m during the same period past year. The other games in its collection are just differen...


Study finds screening linked to reduced risk for prostate cancer death

To evaluate whether effects of screening on prostate cancer mortality relative to no screening differed between the ERSPC and PLCO. In one of the trials, PS...


North Texas fuel frustrations ease as gas stations fuel up

It would panic you. "They're going to try and raise the price, take advantage of the last few drops of gasoline that they have", Mason said. That reduced capaci...


Lewis' windfall spells good fortune for Harvey victims

Stacy Lewis has pledged to donate any possible winnings to the Hurricane Harvey aid campaign after taking a share of the lead at the Cambia Portland Classic ....


Golfer Lewis eyeing a win for Houston

It's one of many great stories from athletes, particularly golfers in Texas' hour of need. Henderson and Lewis are partners today and tee off at 1:30 p.m. T...


Lewis vaults into tie for lead in Portland

Her new home town, Houston, Texas, is in crisis and it's just like Stacy Lewis to step up to the tee and make an ace when the team needs her. She had a 17-und...


FSU QB Deondre Francois Reportedly out for Season with Leg Injury

Ridley logged a relatively down 72-769-7 receiving line last season, but has plenty of potential to veer closer to the 1,045 receiving yards he put up during ...


Why is Yawning Contagious?

Now scientists investigating contagious yawning claim to have discovered what causes us to behave in this fashion. But their efforts to look less exhausted ha...


Gorakhpur child deaths: Sacked doctor Kafeel Khan arrested by Uttar Pradesh STF

The special task force (STF) of the state police had conducted raids at the possible hideouts of the doctor but he could not be apprehended. Kafeel was the no...