Snowmobilers rescue moose buried in deep snow

Snowmobilers rescue moose buried in deep snow

The Canadian PressPublished Wednesday, January 3, 2018 10:01AM ESTLast Updated Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:50PM EST DEER LAKE, N.L. — A group of snowmobilers pulled out their shovels to free a stuck moose after spotting its head poking out of...
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Thomas Roma, Photographer and Professor, Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Thomas Roma, Photographer and Professor, Accused of Sexual Misconduct

That stature carries considerable influence, beyond the usual power disparity between professor and student: In the field of photography, Mr. Roma could make a difference by providing letters of reference, recommendations for grants, and introductions to art d...
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Stopping the spread: What you can do to prevent flu

Stopping the spread: What you can do to prevent flu

Fighting flu head onRick Friedman/rickfriedman.com/Corbis via Getty By Debora MacKenzie What makes flu lethal? Flu’s familiarity belies its deadliness. This year marks the centenary of the deadliest pandemic of recent years, the Spanish flu of 1918 that kill...
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TPP: Could UK really join Pacific trade group?

TPP: Could UK really join Pacific trade group?

Image copyright Getty Images Britain is reportedly exploring joining the Trans Pacific-Partnership (TPP), as part of efforts to map out its trade future after Brexit. Ministers have held informal talks on joining the proposed free trade group that includes 11....
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Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks on Power and the #MeToo Moment

Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks on Power and the #MeToo Moment

HANKS There was a reference to her. (To Mr. Hanks) Especially you stepping into a role that was iconically done. How do you go about that differently? HANKS I viewed this as the story of the week that Katharine Graham...
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Can listening to a low hum destroy Alzheimer’s brain plaques?

Can listening to a low hum destroy Alzheimer’s brain plaques?

Juan Gaertner/Science Photo Library By Clare Wilson LISTENING to low-pitched noise seems to induce high-speed brainwaves that break down protein plaques in the brain linked with Alzheimer’s. The approach has had promising results in mice and is now being tes...
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Visual Trends 2018: This years must-know colour, design, branding & photography trends

Visual Trends 2018: This years must-know colour, design, branding & photography trends

2017 may have been the year of adopting new visual trends – greenery, authenticity, Hygge for example – but our increased desire to seek solitude, surrealism and travel in remote places are all part of what’s expected in design, photography, fashio...
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Thomas Edison’s Forgotten Sci-Fi Novel

Thomas Edison’s Forgotten Sci-Fi Novel

When Thomas Edison died in 1931, he held more than 1,000 patents in the United States alone. He was credited with inventing, or significantly advancing, electric lighting, storage batteries, the motion picture camera, the phonograph and even cement making—am...
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Jab in the dark: Why we don’t have a universal flu vaccine

Jab in the dark: Why we don’t have a universal flu vaccine

Egg testing at Sinovac Biotech, during the production of an H1N1 vaccineReuters/China Daily By Debora MacKenzie Why isn’t the flu vaccine better? Nearly all flu vaccines are made of viruses grown in hens’ eggs, a process dating from the 1940s...
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Mifid II: the new rules aimed at avoiding another crash

Mifid II: the new rules aimed at avoiding another crash

Image copyright Getty Images A major set of new rules governing European Union financial markets has now come into effect. The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II – Mifid II – means firms dealing in shares, bonds, commodities and derivati...
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It’s Still Christmas in Armenia

It’s Still Christmas in Armenia

The New Year marks the end of the holiday season in the United States, but in Armenia they are just getting started. There, first comes the New Year, then comes Christmas. New Year’s Eve kicks off two weeks of holidays...
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