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Paralyzed man walks again with brain-controlled exoskeleton
by Patrick Galey - October 17, 2019 - 6:00pm
A French man paralysed in a night club accident can walk again thanks to a brain-controlled exoskeleton in what scientists say is a breakthrough providing hope to tetraplegics seeking to regain movement.
Philippines most dangerous for land, environment defenders in 2018 — watchdog
by Patrick Galey - July 30, 2019 - 8:40am
In the Philippines, which overtook Brazil as the deadliest place for land defenders, one incident saw a group of gunmen shoot dead nine sugarcane farmers including a number of woman and children on the island of...
US waste driving global garbage glut, study says
by Patrick Galey - July 4, 2019 - 6:47pm
The United States is driving a worldwide waste boom that poses a severe risk to human health, the environment and the economy, according to anew study of global garbage trends published Wednesday.   
'Best ever' simulation solves 40-year black hole mystery
by Patrick Galey - June 6, 2019 - 9:04am
Scientists on Thursday unveiled the most detailed simulation of a black hole yet, solving a mystery dating back more than four decades over how the star-devouring monsters consume matter.
Study urges mandatory measles jabs as cases surge
by Patrick Galey - May 17, 2019 - 8:51am
Vaccination against measles should be mandatory for children before they start school in order to prevent future outbreaks of the resurgent disease, according to new analysis released Friday.
North America driving global oil and gas pipeline 'boom'
by Patrick Galey - April 25, 2019 - 8:47am
The global pace of new oil and gas pipeline construction has tripled in less than two decades, a multi-billion-dollar boom in infrastructure that experts warned Thursday could torpedo hopes for limiting global ...
Scientists revive brain function in dead pigs
by Patrick Galey - April 19, 2019 - 5:55pm
Scientists have managed to restore cell function in the brains of pigs hours after they died, in a breakthrough Wednesday that experts said threw into question the very notion of what makes animals -- or even humans...
Poor diet linked to 1 in 5 deaths globally, study says
by Patrick Galey - April 4, 2019 - 4:46pm
One in five deaths globally are linked to poor diet, experts said Thursday, warning that overconsumption of sugar, salt and meat was killing millions of people every year.
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