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Scientists have developed tiny tooth-mounted sensors that can track what a person eats. The aim is to use wireless real-time monitoring to increase medical understanding between diet and health.

Invasive beetle threatens Japan's famed cherry blossoms

Across Japan's capital, delicate pink and white cherry blossoms are emerging, but the famed blooms are facing a potentially mortal enemy, experts say: an invasive foreign beetle.

Air France strike as unions turn up heat on Macron

Air France crew went on strike Friday, forcing the cancellation of about a quarter of the airline's flights as unions discussed further protests against reformist President Emmanuel Macron.

Kosovo Dervishes pierce their mouths in celebration of spring

Like every spring, the Dervishes in Kosovo on Thursday celebrated the beginning of the season by dancing and pushing skewers into their mouths in a quest for heavenly salvation.

Britain's post-Brexit passports 'to be made by French'

Britain's new, blue, post-EU passports are set to be made by a Paris-based firm, reports said Thursday, in what leading Brexit supporters called a "national humiliation".

Russia's London embassy 'seriously affected' by expulsions

The Russian embassy in London said Thursday its consular services have been "seriously affected" by the expulsion of diplomats as part of an escalating crisis between the two countries.

What to expect as strike action roils France this week

A wave of industrial action is set to hit France starting Thursday including rail strikes expected to create headaches for commuters as labour unions lash out at President Emmanuel Macron's string of reforms.

Why it’s important to redress gender STEM balance: Interview Special

A recent survey on Canadian students’ and parents’ attitude towards coding highlights a significant gender gap across the board when it comes to involvement in STEM. To understand why Jennifer Flanagan, of the charity Actua, gives some answers.

A.I. assistive and rehab solutions: Interview Special

State-of-the-art technology like artificial intelligence and robotics are changing the way healthcare clinics and professional medical services operate. Bionik CEO Dr. Eric Dusseux provides an overview of recent developments.

Interview: Nicky Hilton discusses her Tolani fashion line Special

Businesswoman, socialite, model and fashion designer Nicky Hilton chatted with Digital Journal about her partnership with Tolani.

Prince Harry, Markle choose lemon elderflower cake for wedding

Meghan Markle, together with her fiance Prince Harry, has chosen a fellow London-based American, pastry chef Claire Ptak, to make a lemon elderflower cake for their upcoming wedding, the couple announced Tuesday."Prince Harry and Ms.

Report highlights deepening Venezuela health crisis

Venezuela's opposition-dominated Congress said Monday the country's deepening economic crisis has left hospitals lacking even the most basic medicines and surgical materials.

New drugs make hepatitis C-positive kidneys safe for transplant

Research has shown that an improved new generation of antiviral drugs should help to expand the number of organs available for donation, and reduce the rejection rate by the human body post-surgery.

Study shows geographical trends in drug-related deaths in U.S.

Deaths from drug-use disorders in the U.S. have risen dramatically in the past several decades, hitting West Virginia and Kentucky especially hard, even as mortality rates blamed on other causes, from substance abuse or intentional injury have dropped.

Dead Sea's revival with Red Sea canal edges closer to reality

Israel and Jordan have long pursued a common goal to stop the Dead Sea from shrinking while slaking their shared thirst for drinking water with a pipeline from the Red Sea some 200 kilometres away.

Nano-drops improve shortsightedness

A new type of medicine, described as a ‘nano-drop’, has been designed as a cure for shortsightedness and nearsightedness. This is an alternative to conventional laser correction techniques and to wearing glasses or contact lenses.

Cows throng Bondi Beach for Australia rural health cause

Moos sounded across Sydney's Bondi Beach Saturday as drovers on horseback mustered dozens of cows across its famous soft sands to raise awareness about rural health needs.

Mini cars drive away children's fears of surgery

Wearing a big grin, Marame clambers into the small electric sports car and drives off -- to the operating theatre.

Polish Ice Warriors tell of defeat by Pakistan's Savage Mountain

Pummelled by weeks of hurricane-force blizzards and sub-zero temperatures -- not to mention high-altitude disputes -- the elite climbers known as Poland's Ice Warriors gave in: K2 remains unclimbed in winter, one of mountaineering's final frontiers.

US warns travelers of deadly yellow fever in Brazil

A deadly and growing yellow fever outbreak in Brazil has killed at least four international visitors, and US health officials on Friday warned travelers to get vaccinated or stay away.

EgyptAir to resume Moscow flights, halted after attack

Egypt's national carrier EgyptAir said Friday it would resume direct flights between Cairo and Moscow, three years after they were halted following the bombing of a Russian charter jet over the Sinai.

Encouraging students to spot fake news

With the high number of false news stories populating social media, and the decrying of 'experts' by certain politicians, it's even more important that younger people can critically assess articles. A new project seeks to help students with this process.

Egypt sees tourism rebound ahead of vote

Egypt is seeing a promising rebound in tourism following devastating jihadist attacks, in welcome news to the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as he seeks re-election this month.

Car costs make Singapore world's priciest city. Again.

The eye-watering cost of owning a car in space-starved Singapore means the city state is the world's most expensive place to live, for the fifth year in a row, a survey said Thursday.

Truffle-addicted Kuwaitis flock to specialty souk

White or beige, but never black, the "desert truffle" is a rare delicacy with a dedicated marketplace in Kuwait, where remnants of the Iraqi invasion and changing weather patterns have decimated local production.

Three European tourists expelled from Machu Picchu over nude photos

Three European tourists were banished from the Incan citadel Machu Picchu in Peru after taking photos of themselves exposing their backsides, police said Wednesday.

UN drugs body approves controls on deadly opioid

A UN's anti-drug body added carfentanil, a synthetic substance estimated to be thousands of times more potent than morphine, to its list of controlled substances on Wednesday.

Finland is world's happiest country, Burundi least content: UN

Finland is the world's happiest country while troubled Burundi is the most discontent, according to a new UN report released Wednesday.In addition to its joyful locals, Finland is also home to the happiest immigrants, the study found.

Dog dies in United Airlines overhead bin

A dog has died during a United Airlines flight after a flight attendant insisted it be placed in an overhead bin.The black French bulldog was in a pet carrier during the flight Monday from Houston to New York.

Braving the cold: Surfing above the Arctic Circle

"You come up from the ocean and you're just freaking cold," says Unn Holgersen, who surfs almost every day in the frigid waves off the coast of Norwegian islands above the Arctic Circle.

In Colombia, birders find their version of Eden

Despite his small stature, 10-year-old Juan David Camacho has big dreams: pacing through Colombia's jungle with binoculars in tow, he aims to spot all the bird species his country offers.

Nigeria struggles to contain dramatic spread of deadly Lassa fever

Nigeria is battling on two fronts against an unprecedented outbreak of Lassa fever, a cousin of Ebola, that has already killed 110 people this year.

Hepburn and Givenchy, the friendship that changed fashion

Theirs was one of the most beautiful friendships in fashion history -- yet the life-long partnership between the film star Audrey Hepburn and the fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy almost never happened.

Chef David Burke to open two restaurants at The Garden City Hotel

Esteemed celebrity chef and entrepreneur David Burke will be opening two brand new restaurants at The Garden City Hotel.

'Little black dress' designer Givenchy dies aged 91

Hubert de Givenchy, the aristocratic French fashion designer famous for the "little black dress" and styling Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 91, his partner said Monday.

Indian doctors suspended after severed leg used as pillow

Indian authorities have suspended two doctors and launched an investigation after a patient's severed leg was used as a pillow to prop up his head, a hospital official said Sunday.

Mexican regional cuisine drives booming food scene

Sure, every foodie loves tacos and enchiladas.But what about lesser-known Mexican classics like cochinita pibil, the impossibly flavorful, slow-roasted pork dish from the Yucatan peninsula?

Iran, Serbia resume direct flights after 27-year gap

After a gap of 27 years, direct flights between Iran and Serbia resumed on Saturday, when an IranAir jet touched down at Belgrade's Nikola Tesla airport, Serbian media reported.

Trump Organization taking legal action over Panama Hotel name change

The Trump Organization is taking legal action over the name change of a luxury hotel it used to manage in Panama -- as it remains entangled in a complex battle with the new owner, who removed Trump's name from the facade of the building.

Power partly restored after massive Amsterdam outage

Power was gradually being restored Friday after Amsterdam's bustling city centre was hit by a major outage, closing down museums and stopping trams, the city's electricity network provider said.

KFC returns to UK supplier after chicken fiasco

US fast-food chain KFC has re-employed its former delivery supplier in Britain after an embarrassing shortage of chicken forced the closure of hundreds of restaurants.
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