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Papa Roach: Chinese Farmer Breeds Bugs For The Table

As farmer Li Bingcai opened the door to his cockroach farm in southwest China, an insect the size of a dart flew...
Ocean Wind Park

3 Things To Know As Germany Opens Massive Ocean Wind Park

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday officially opened a massive wind farm in the Baltic Sea, calling it a project of "national significance"...
Dalai Lama

The Life And Exile Of The Dalai Lama

Timeline on the Dalai Lama, the exiled leader of Tibetan Buddhists. Image EWN
An artist image of a stellar-mass black hole in orbit with a companion star located about 6,000 light years from Earth. It formed when a large star caved in. This black hole pulls matter from a blue star beside it.

The Black Hole: Picturing The Heart Of Darkness

Astronomers are poised on Wednesday to unveil the first direct image of a black hole and the surrounding whirlwind of white-hot gas...
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Smell, Your Least Appreciated Sense

Your emotions are directly tied to the smells you experience.Join Rachel as she takes you on...
Garfield Beach Phone

Garfield Beach Phone Mystery Solved After 30 Years

For more than 30 years bright orange “Garfield” phones have been washing up on the French coast to the bemusement of local...
The towering and battle-scarred Scotty is the world's heaviest T. rex and the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada.

Paleontologists Discover Worlds’ Biggest And Longest-Lived T. Rex

There's a new T. rex in town.Paleontologists have discovered the heaviest Tyrannosaurus rexever seen in the fossil record. This massive...
Rozi Khan

House Of Khan: Pakistani Finds Fame As ‘Game Of Thrones’ Doppelganger

Pakistani waiter Rozi Khan had never heard of the Game of Thrones -- or its hugely popular character Tyrion Lannister -- until his...
Underwater Restaurant

Going ‘Under’: Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant Opens In Norway

Europe’s first underwater restaurant opens in Norway on Wednesday with more than 7,000 customers booked in to eat among the fish.
Catching a snake's venom to produce antivenoms

The Battle Of Antivenoms In Africa

Snake antivenoms have been around for 125 years, are effective and can be produced cheaply at scale. Yet Africa, with its abundance...
Hip-Hop Best Bet For A Cheese

Hip-Hop Best Bet For A Cheese That Will Please: Swiss Study

Exposing cheese to round-the-clock music could give it more flavour and hip-hop might be better than Mozart, Swiss researchers said on Thursday.
Rainer Schimpf disappears in the jaws of a Bryde's whale off the coast of South Africa.

Watch: ‘I Was Spat Out By A Whale’

A South African tour operator who was almost swallowed by a whale says the experience has made him realise just how small...
Your Mattress

How Dirty Is Your Mattress?

Get rid of health jeopardising pests lurking in your mattressHave you and your partner been lying in bed...
A cure for HIV might be possible

A Cure For HIV Might Be Possible

An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus. At a conference...
Ella Balasa, 26, of Richmond, Va., who has cystic fibrosis, and antibiotic-resistant bacteria lodged inside her lungs, watches as Yale University researcher Benjamin Chan pours a bacteriophagen for her to inhale, at the Winchester Chest Clinic, in Connecticut.

Using One Bacteria To Fight Another When Antibiotics Fail

Bacteria lodged deep in Ella Balasa's lungs were impervious to most antibiotics. At 26, gasping for breath, she sought out a dramatic experiment —...

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The crashed SANDF helicopter, close to Swartkop, Pretoria on 18 April 2019.

2 SANDF Members Injured In Helicopter Crash

Two members of the South African National Defence Force have been airlifted to a military hospital in Pretoria following a helicopter crash...