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Scientists to swap dusty old kilogram for something more stable

Nov 12 2018

LONDON, After years of nursing a sometimes dusty cylinder of metal in a vault outside Paris as the global reference for modern mass, scientists are updating the definition of the kilogram. | Video

Tech breakthrough offers early warning system for heart attacks

Oct 04 2018

OXFORD, England A new method of analyzing images from CT scans can predict which patients are at risk of a heart attack years before it occurs, researchers say. | Video

Blood, sweat and accessories: artist recycles bodily fluids for fashion

Jun 20 2018

LONDON Struggling to make your fashion more personal? No sweat. A London fashion student can help you decorate your attire with crystal accessories formed from your bodily excretions. | Video

Fifth of plant types at risk as farms, logging expand

May 09 2016

LONDON One in five types of plant worldwide is at risk of extinction from threats such as farming and logging that are wrecking many habitats, a first global overview of plant life said on Tuesday.

A week after Vanuatu cyclone, some homeless still await help

Mar 20 2015

PORT VILA, Vanuatu Nearly 400 people left homeless by a cyclone that battered the tiny Pacific nation of Vanuatu said on Friday they are not getting enough emergency aid a week on from the monster storm. | Video

A week after Vanuatu cyclone, some homeless still await help

Mar 20 2015

PORT VILA, Vanuatu Nearly 400 people left homeless by a cyclone that battered the tiny Pacific nation of Vanuatu said on Friday they are not getting enough emergency aid a week on from the monster storm.

A week after Vanuatu cyclone, some homeless still await help

Mar 20 2015

PORT VILA, Vanuatu Nearly 400 people left homeless by a cyclone that battered the tiny Pacific nation of Vanuatu said on Friday they are not getting enough emergency aid a week on from the monster storm.

Clarke backed by predecessors as World Cup nears

Nov 06 2014

SYDNEY Australia's three World Cup-winning captains are unified in their belief that under-fire skipper Michael Clarke is the right man to lead the team to a potential fifth tournament victory next March.

Michael Clarke backed by predecessors as World Cup nears

Nov 05 2014

SYDNEY Australia's three World Cup-winning captains are unified in their belief that under-fire skipper Michael Clarke is the right man to lead the team to a potential fifth tournament victory next March.

Cricket-Clarke backed by predecessors as World Cup nears

Nov 05 2014

SYDNEY, Nov 6 Australia's three World Cup-winning captains are unified in their belief that under-fire skipper Michael Clarke is the right man to lead the team to a potential fifth tournament victory next March.

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