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World's first penis, scrotum transplant done in US

Washington - Doctors at Johns Hopkins University said Monday they have performed the world's first total penis and scrotum transplant on a US military serviceman who was wounded in Afghanistan.

US school shootings rise rapidly in two decades: study

Tampa - Mass shootings at US schools are rising rapidly, killing more people in the last 18 years than in the entire 20th century, said a study Thursday.

'Life support' for transplant livers better than freezing: study

Paris - Keeping transplant livers on "life support" at body temperature preserves them better than the prevailing method of near-freezing, and could reduce the number of donor organs thrown away, a study said Wednesday.

Popularity of tigers, lions, bears could be their downfall: study

Tampa - Iconic animals like elephants, tigers, lions and panda bears are everywhere in movies, books and toystores. But their wide pop culture presence skews public perception of how endangered these animals really are, researchers said Thursday.

Night owls risk dying younger, should sleep in: study

Paris - People who stay up late and have to drag themselves out of bed are likelier to die younger than those who rise and set with the Sun, researchers said Thursday.

France prepares 1.5 billion euro push to foster AI research

Paris - President Emmanuel Macron is to unveil Thursday a bold plan to make France a centre of reference for artificial intelligence research, aimed at drawing homegrown and foreign talent in a field dominated by US and Chinese players.

Mini cars drive away children's fears of surgery

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

Top bottled water brands contaminated with plastic particles: report

Miami - The world's leading brands of bottled water are contaminated with tiny plastic particles that are likely seeping in during the packaging process, according to a major study across nine countries published Wednesday.

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.

Pre-election polls not becoming less reliable: study

Paris - Pre-election polls are not becoming less reliable, said a study Monday addressing public distrust stemming from surprise results in Britain's 2015 general election and the 2016 US presidential vote.

Flu virus: Wily 'shapeshifter' always one step ahead

Paris - On a March morning 100 years ago, a soldier in Kansas reported to the infirmary with a fever, muscle aches, and a sore throat.By lunchtime, records state, dozens had joined him, stricken with what would become known as the Spanish Flu.

Dormant desert life hints at possibilities on Mars

Miami - It may rain once a decade or less in South America's Atacama Desert, but tiny bacteria and microorganisms survive there, hinting at the possibility of similar life on Mars, researchers said Monday.

Extreme weather to rise even if Paris goals are met: study

Miami - 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.

Sea level rise is accelerating: study

Miami - Sea level rise is accelerating and could reach 26 inches (66 centimeters) by century's end, in line with United Nations estimates and enough to cause significant problems for coastal cities, a study said Monday.

Dutch have done human, animal diesel tests 'for years'

Den Haag - Dutch researchers have been performing tests "for years" on humans and animals to study the effects of diesel fumes, scientists said Tuesday, amid an outcry in Germany over similar experiments.

VW suspends chief lobbyist over emission tests on monkeys

Berlin - Germany's scandal-hit auto giant Volkswagen on Tuesday suspended its chief lobbyist Thomas Steg as outrage mounted over monkey and human experiments to study the effects of diesel exhaust fumes.

Rocky start for Alzheimer's drug research in 2018

Paris - The year 2018, barely underway, has already dealt a series of disheartening blows to the quest for an Alzheimer's cure.

Top AI institutions launch hub to showcase Canada's leadership

Next Canada has launched a web platform to deliver important communication tools to Canada's growing artificial intelligence community. Canada.ai will host the latest news and events impacting the Canadian AI sector.

Nose spray tested to kick gambling habit: Finnish researchers

Helsinki - Finnish researchers on Monday said they were to launch a study to see if gambling addiction can be treated with a fast-working nasal spray.

Sierra Leone health workers sue government in Ebola case

Dakar - Two Sierra Leonean health workers on Friday sued their government in a West African court, alleging its misuse of donor funds during the Ebola crisis had contributed to the deaths of thousands.

Blockchain technologies could return control of data to patients

The focus of blockchain technology has been with supply chains and finance, but the applications are far wider including life science research, like new drug development and the control of patient data.

Energy-saving LEDs boost light pollution worldwide

Miami - They were supposed to bring about an energy revolution -- but the popularity of LED lights is driving an increase in light pollution worldwide, with dire consequences for human and animal health, researchers said Wednesday.

World's earliest evidence of wine-making found in Georgia

Miami - The world's earliest evidence of grape wine-making has been detected in 8,000-year-old pottery jars unearthed in Georgia, making the tradition almost 1,000 years older than previously thought, researchers said Monday.

Gene therapy saves boy's skin, life: study

Paris - A boy who nearly died when disease stripped most of the skin from his body, is playing soccer two years after he received a new, gene-edited hide in an experimental procedure, the doctors who treated him said Wednesday.

Forest fires contributed to record global tree cover loss

Washington - A sharp increase in forest fires stoked record losses in global forest cover equivalent to the area of New Zealand in 2016, a Global Forest Watch report said Monday.

Microsoft offers AI tools to help researchers protect the oceans

Microsoft has announced a new award which will provide ocean researchers with access to AI and cloud tools. The company said it wants organisations to be able to harness the power of AI to help protect the oceans, extending its AI for Earth program.

Tampa Bay seen as most vulnerable to hurricane

Tampa - With its white sand beaches, high-rise hotels and millions living near sea level, the metropolitan area of Tampa Bay is considered among the most likely places in the United States to be devastated by a massive hurricane.The coastal cities of St.

Dutch scientists say human lifespan has limits

Den Haag - Dutch researchers claimed Thursday to have discovered the maximum age "ceiling" for human lifespan, despite growing life expectancy because of better nutrition, living conditions and medical care.

Australian researchers in peanut allergy breakthrough

Sydney - Australian researchers have reported a major breakthrough in the relief of deadly peanut allergy with the discovery of a long-lasting treatment they say offers hope that a cure will soon be possible.

Melting of Greenland glacier to speed up: study

Miami - The Greenland ice sheet is likely to melt faster in the years to come, despite a recent slowdown, researchers said Wednesday after making a new discovery about the way glaciers move.
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