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Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to "shame" lawmakers into reforming laws that make powerful firearms readily available.
Aaron Parsons an associate professor of Astronomy at the University of California Berkeley is using an array of radio telescopes to help him discover the first stars that formed in the universe about 13 billion years ago.
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Sunday ratcheted up his fierce anti-immigration rhetoric as he urged voters to reelect him in April for a third term, branding the opposition as out of touch and "hopeless".
Palmreading could take on a whole new meaning thanks to a new invention from Japan: an ultra-thin display and monitor that can be stuck directly to the body.
To power future devices and vehicles there are two competing research strands: looking at batteries or fuel cells. One research group has undertaking an assessment of the infrastructure costs associated with both options for vehicles.
Ripple did very well in 2017 making far greater gains than the top two cryptocoins Ethereum and Bitcoin. The gains extended into early January.
In China pig-rearing used to be a predominantly a backyard operation. The etymology of the word "home" in Chinese means literally a "house with a pig in it". That is now all changed.
A free app on farmer San San Hla's smartphone is her new weapon in the war against the dreaded stem borer moth that blighted her rice paddy in southern Myanmar for the last two years.
Church spires across Britain will be used to boost broadband, mobile phone and WiFi connectivity in rural areas, under a deal struck between the government and the Church of England, it was announced Sunday.
Russia's media watchdog on Thursday blocked the website of opposition leader Alexei Navalny after he posted a video alleging a deputy prime minister enjoyed lavish hospitality from a billionaire tycoon.
The Kremlin on Thursday denied an accusation by Britain that the Russian military were behind last year's "NotPetya" cyber-attack that started in Ukraine and Russia before spreading globally, affecting thousands of computers.
A myriad of intriguing patterns exist throughout the natural world, and many of these are on display at the Francis Crick Institute in London in a new exhibition. The exhibition aims to provide a glimpse into three intricate developmental patterns.
A new system, based on graphene, can draw power from daily temperature swings. The technology can harness temperature fluctuations of many kinds in order to produce electricity.
A French medical technology company has developed a new patch to help address the risks surrounding peanut allergies. The patch is to be reviewed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
U.S scientists have discovered a new antibiotic family discovered from dirt (samples of soil). The discovery could represent a step forwards in the quest to find new types of antibiotics and antimicrobials.
Hanan anxiously waved goodbye as her 11-year-old daughter headed into class in Syria's capital after more than a week at home under escalating rebel shellfire."I can't describe my anxiety from the moment Lina leaves for school, until she returns.
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama said Sunday his country and Kosovo could one day have a single president as a "symbol of national unity" between Tirana and Pristina.
A leader in one of Brazil's most powerful criminal gangs implicated in cocaine trafficking has been murdered along with another gang member, local media reported on Sunday.
Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to "shame" politicians into reforming laws that make firearms readily available.
"Ice Prince" Yuzuru Hanyu clinched the first back-to-back men's Olympic figure skating title in 66 years on Saturday as snowboarder Ester Ledecka pulled off a major shock as she skied to women's super-G gold.
Greek pole vaulter chatted Emmanuel Karalis chatted with me about his world junior record in pole vault, as well as the upcoming 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham.
A Russian Olympic curler has been implicated in a doping case, sources told AFP on Sunday, in a potential setback as the country battles to recover from a major scandal which triggered its ban from the Pyeongchang Winter Games.
Lindsey Vonn admitted on Sunday that she was "hurt" by accusations that she is anti-American after the US ski star's outspoken stance against President Donald Trump.
Bosnian Roma actor Nazif Mujic, who won a Silver Bear acting award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2013, has died aged 48, following a harrowing descent into extreme poverty despite his film success.
Noted French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, a disciple of the late Stephane Grappelli, died of a heart attack early Sunday, his agent said.Lockwood, who performed at Paris jazz venue Bal Blomet on Saturday, had turned 62 on February 11.
Veteran global music star Nana Mouskouri has released her latest studio album, "Forever Young," in February of 2018, which features covers of songs by Bob Dylan and Amy Winehouse, among others.
On May 19, internationally recognized pianist and composer Yanni will be performing at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Supermarket company Bi-Lo LLC, which owns the Winn-Dixie chain, is planning to close at least 200 stores in a potential bankruptcy, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday, with the filing to come as soon as next month.
Digital transformation requires companies to implement new technologies and develop an appropriate culture, to ensure success. A new report from Accenture assesses where Canadian businesses measure against global standards.
A new study from Accenture concerning factors that are hampering digital transformation with businesses focuses on leadership. The report finds that a fundamental shift in leadership values is required in order to make digital transformation a success.
Of the different sectors of the British economy affected by the U.K.’s impending exit from the European Union, the pharmaceutical sector is one of the most significant. This relates to the value of the market and the regulatory impact.
Lawmakers in over two-thirds of the country's states have been considering ways to reduce the cost of prescription drugs, including importing them from Canada. This idea is taking on greater significance in light of Trump's failure to act on prices.
Through vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see and shrouded in fog, the thud of hooves pounding the loose earth grows louder. A man on horseback gallops into view.
China has confirmed the first human case of H7N4 bird flu, prompting Hong Kong to issue a health warning for those travelling to the mainland during the busy Lunar New Year holiday.
More than 50 Palestinians died waiting for Israeli visas to travel for medical treatment last year, with only around half of all applications granted, new figures showed Tuesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tehran on Sunday over aggressions by what he called Iran and its "proxies" in Syria, while showing what he claimed was a piece of an Iranian drone shot down in Israeli airspace.
Peter Tauber, secretary-general of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, will step down from his post for health reasons, party sources said Sunday.
President Donald Trump said Sunday that Russia was succeeding beyond its "wildest dreams" in sowing US discord but refrained once more from directly challenging Moscow on its election meddling.
Poland on Sunday sought to defend remarks by its prime minister which Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu called "outrageous" and amounted to denying the Holocaust.
Smog kills tens of thousands of Poles each year, yet environmental activists say the right-wing government of the coal-loving nation has been dragging its feet on combatting air pollution.
Oscar nominated actor Liam Neeson's son, Daniel Neeson, has launched his eco-friendly clothing line, Pine Outfitters, which aids the non-profit organization, The National Forest Foundation.
A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City on Friday, triggering the capital's quake alarm system and causing buildings to sway.Mexico's National Seismological Service put the magnitude of the quake at 7.
The risk of extreme weather such as heat waves, floods and drought will rise significantly even if the commitments in the 2015 Paris climate accord are met, a study warned on Wednesday.
Church bells tolled across Lithuania on Friday to mark 100 years of independence regained after World War I by the Baltic nation, which is now firmly anchored in the West but experiencing tension with powerful neighbour Russia.
Lawmakers in over two-thirds of the country's states have been considering ways to reduce the cost of prescription drugs, including importing them from Canada. This idea is taking on greater significance in light of Trump's failure to act on prices.
Streets around Lhasa's fire-hit Jokhang temple, one of the most sacred sites for Tibetan Buddhism, were reopened to pilgrims Sunday after a blaze broke out the night before, Chinese state media said, but the extent of damage remained unclear.
In central Spain, the arid plains of La Mancha are famous for their windmills and Manchego, a cheese made out of ewe's milk that is one of the best-known representatives of the country's gastronomy.
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