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notre dame

Rain in forecast threatens further damage of Notre-Dame

Architects who are working on preserving the famous Notre-Dame are rushing to cover the cathedral before the rainy season begins and does further damage. The threat to Notre-Dame has increased as there are showers...
pesticides

Pesticides found in 70 percent of produce sold in US

Nearly 70 percent of the fresh produce in the US has pesticides residues on it even after it is washed. The annual analysis of the Environmental Working Group of the US Department of Agriculture...
airpods

Scientists warn of cancer risk with usage of AirPods

Several scientists have signed a petition by the United Nations and World Health Organization that has warned against the potential dangers of Apple AirPods. Nearly 250 experts have signed the petition that has said...
mothers

Researchers blame mothers in UK for child obesity epidemic

A new study has been carried out that has pointed out to mothers who are responsible for the weight of their children. The study has been carried out by the University of College London...
unvaccinated

New York judge denies permission to allow unvaccinated students to return to school

Arguments regarding vaccinations continue and a federal judge in New York has denied a request to allow unvaccinated children to return to school amidst the measles outbreak in the US. Vincent Briccetti, the US...
Facebook

Facebook announces changes in policies over vaccination misinformation

Social networking giant, Facebook announced its first policy to deal with misinformation about vaccines after the footsteps of YouTube and Pinterest. Facebook is adopting a new approach that is similar to the one it...
Hyundai

Hyundai and Kia recall more than 500K vehicles over fire incidences

Auto giant Hyundai has added about more than a half a million vehicles to the US recalls due to engine failures and fires. Three of the recalls were released on Thursday by the government...
Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic spacecraft reaches space with first passenger

Beth Moses has become the first passenger on board the space plane VSS Moses. The superplane Virgin Galactic reached the edge of the space with a passenger on board for the first time. The...
Polio

Pakistan and Afghanistan face a rise in polio cases

The unmonitored movement of people across the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan have threatened the efforts to eradicate polio from the two countries. The year’s first cases of the virus are recorded in the...
smoking

Smoking stops bodies from fighting cancer

A research has said that smoking cigarettes can stop the body from fighting deadly skin cancer. Smokers and former smokers are 40 percent less likely to survive the disease, ten years after the diagnosis...

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