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A Turtle and Toy Store

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by Ezgi Yilmaz

Posted on June 26, 2019


A Turtle and Toy Store

  Warning! This picture can melt your heart. This time, we'll tell you a story between a turtle and toy store. It sounds weird, doesn't it? Our cute friend is Pedro the handicapable turtle, a patient of Louisiana State University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Baton Rouge. Pedro had already lost one of his hind legs. When he ran away from home and returned a few months later, he had no other hind legs…

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Measles May Be a Solution Against Cancer

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by Sam Soilihi

Posted on June 4, 2019


Measles May Be a Solution Against Cancer

While efforts are made to eradicate measles, like any other virus, discoveries are being made about its ability to fight against cancer. It not only make the cancerous cells join together and explode, but it also helps our immune system to detect these cells by stimulating it. Once this is done, our defense mechanism will identify these abnormal cells and get rid of them. Using a virus to cure oneself from a disease is a known technique that is called virotherapy…

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Companies All Over the World Fight Pollution

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by Maria N. Selina Öc

Posted on May 3, 2019


Companies All Over the World Fight Pollution

The ocean pollution rises day by day. Until 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. 25 % of the fish that gets eaten contains microplastic. The solution: Producing less plastic packaging. A lot of countries and shops realized this and invented opportunities. Here are a few examples:   New Zealand The supermarket chain "New World" sells every fruit and vegetable not packed. By that, they save tonnes of plastic every year…

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Spain: World Leader In Organ Donation

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by Elaa Abdeltawab

Posted on February 15, 2019


Spain: World Leader In Organ Donation

Spain has been the world leader when it comes to organ donations for 26 years. The number of Spanish organ donors has risen with at least 30% last year compared to 4 years ago. Spain has a total of 14 transplants per day; that is 5110 per year. A number of 2183 organ donors donated their kidneys, livers, hearts or lungs last year. These numbers show that Spain has the most organ donations in the world…

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Colourblind people now have the chance to see more colours thanks to a recent invention

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by Marc Prats

Posted on October 1, 2018


Colourblind people now have the chance to see more colours thanks to a recent invention

The Cambridge dictionary defines ‘colourblind’ as a person who has trouble differentiating certain colours1. Some people find it very hard, or almost impossible, to distinguish between certain combinations or shades of colours, such as blue and green, red and orange, brown and grey, etc…

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A shampoo bottle saving babies in Bangladesh

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by K K

Posted on September 19, 2018


A shampoo bottle saving babies in Bangladesh

Dr Chisti from Bangladesh has invented an artificial respirator out of a shampoo bottle saving thousands of children's lives from pneumonia. On a recent work trip to Melbourne, Australia, Dr Chisti was introduced to a type of ventilator called a bubble-CPAP, which is employed to help premature babies breathe…

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Organic farming methods favor pollinators

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by Isabel Rubio

Posted on September 18, 2018


Organic farming methods favor pollinators

Pollinating insects are endangered, with a particularly decline over the last 40 years. An extensive study from Lund University in Sweden has found that organic farming methods can contribute to halting the pollinator decline. This beneficial effect is due to both the absence of insecticides and a higher provision of flower resources. Organic farming is known to promote pollinator diversity in crop fields…

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Type 1 diabetes drug has just been trialed on first human patients with no side effects

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by Isabel Rubio

Posted on September 13, 2018


Type 1 diabetes drug has just been trialed on first human patients with no side effects

Diabetes is a serious illness which produces a metabolic disorder. Serious long-term complications include cardiovascular disease, stroke, chronic kidney disease, foot ulcers, and damage to the eyes. An estimated 415 million people had diabetes worldwide. Type 1 diabetes is a serious, lifelong condition where blood glucose levels are too high because the body cannot make a hormone called insulin…

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A study reveals that tea leaves destroy up to 80% of cancer cells

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by Bel G

Posted on August 22, 2018


A study reveals that tea leaves destroy up to 80% of cancer cells

It could be a non-toxic alternative to make quantum dots with chemical products, the researchers say. A study by the University of Swansea, in the United Kingdom, has revealed that tea leaves can reduce the risk and even serve to treat cancer…

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Students develop one-passenger vehicle that runs on air

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by Ruxandra Helici

Posted on August 17, 2018


Students develop one-passenger vehicle that runs on air

A team of Egyptian college students has designed a vehicle that is powered solely on oxygen. The current prototype can transport one person at speeds of up to 25 miles per hour (40 kph) and make it almost 20 miles without needed a refuel, but the engineers plan on developing the vehicle further so it can push at least 62 mph (100 kph)—and travel 62 miles on a canister of oxygen. In addition to running on one of the most common substances found on Earth, the go-kart-like vehicle only…

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