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The Healing Power of Onions – Part I

by Prof. Meenakshi Bhattacharjee, Onions are best known for two things: bad breath and tears. The popular vegetable found in most

Scientists trick body’s viral response to combat cancer

Paris, France | AFP | Wednesday 6/1/2016 – 17:00 GMT | 443 words

German researchers on Wednesday presented a Trojan horse method of

Scientists unveil plan to create synthetic human genomes

by Jean-Louis SANTINI WASHINGTON, AFP | Friday 6/3/2016 – A group of American-led scientists and entrepreneurs has announced the start of a 10-year

Safe sex or no sex after visiting Zika-hit areas: WHO

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | – People who travel to Zika-hit areas should practice safe sex or have no sex at all for

‘Nightmare’ infection found in US for first time

MIAMI – A superbug resistant to all known medications has been found in the United States for the first time, raising

Yellow fever outbreak ‘serious’ but not global health emergency: WHO


by Nina LARSON GENEVA, Switzerland | AFP | Thursday 5/19/2016 – A deadly yellow fever outbreak in Angola and Congo is of

Bacteria the yin and yang of dandruff, says study

PARIS, France | AFP | Dandruff is not caused by a fungus, as many believe, but by an imbalance between two competing bacteria

New method of producing random numbers could improve cybersecurity

AUSTIN – TX May 16, 2016 – With an advance that one cryptography expert called a “masterpiece,” University of Texas at Austin computer

Heavier is now ‘healthier’ than in 1970s: study

by Kerry SHERIDAN MIAMI, AFP | 5/10/2016 – Being on the heavier side may not be as dangerous as it was in the

Study suggests fake sweetener link to infant size, obesity

Miami, | AFP | Pregnant women who drink artificially sweetened beverages may be more likely to have overweight infants than women