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Increasing e-waste poses huge environmental risk, causes economic losses

Increasing e-waste poses huge environmental risk, causes economic losses

In 2016, it was estimated that e-waste contained rich deposits of gold, silver, copper, platinum, palladium and other high-value, recoverable materials, with a total value estimated at $55bn, a figure...

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Baby born with heart outside her body expected to survive

Baby born with heart outside her body expected to survive

Glenfield Hospital/University Hospitals of Leicester/NHS TrustVanellope was born with her heart located outside her chest. Dr. Frances Bu'Lock, consultant in pediatric cardiology at Glenfield Hospit...

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Audubon's Christmas Bird Count Underway

Audubon's Christmas Bird Count Underway

It's also a good way for people looking to get into bird watching to learn a thing or two. Prior to the turn of the 20th century, hunters engaged in a holiday tradition known as the Christmas "Side ...

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Surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers

Surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers

Liver surgeons use an argon beam in order to stop livers from bleeding, but they can also use the beam to burn the surface of the liver when necessary to draw where an operation will take place. Scriv...

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Xmas alcohol shock: Bigger wine glasses to blame for more BOOZING

Xmas alcohol shock: Bigger wine glasses to blame for more BOOZING

They conclude: "If the effect of larger wine glasses on drinking proves reliable, regulating glass size as part of local licensing regulations would expand the policy options for reducing drinking out...

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MIT engineers induce plants to give off light

MIT engineers induce plants to give off light

Since artificial lighting accounts for around 20 percent of global energy consumption they decided this was an important area to focus on. The team published a paper in the journal Nano Letters ...

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Baby Born With Her Heart Outside Her Body Survives Against All Odds

Baby Born With Her Heart Outside Her Body Survives Against All Odds

Father Dean Wilkins told the news outlet: "What they said is, when the baby is born she has got to be able to breathe in our oxygen". Doctors have described how dozens of specialists worked togeth...

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New Castle County man first flu death of Delaware's 2017-2018 season

New Castle County man first flu death of Delaware's 2017-2018 season

Influenza season occurs primarily from October through May, often peaking in February. Meanwhile, flu activity in CT is climbing steadily. "By getting your flu shot now you can get that boost an...

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Banana-sucking Egyptian singer jailed over music video

Banana-sucking Egyptian singer jailed over music video

Shyma was arrested on November 18, police said, following complaints about the video for her song " I Have Issues ". In the video, which has over one million views on YouTube, Shyma can be seen d...

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NFF sets up 4-man committee — Federation Internationale de Football Association sanction

NFF sets up 4-man committee — Federation Internationale de Football Association sanction

Nigeria, who had already qualified for the finals, drew 1-1 but Federation Internationale de Football Association awarded the match to Algeria by a 3-0 scoreline after the Super Eagles fielded the ine...

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Live Cricket Score, India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI at Mohali

Live Cricket Score, India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI at Mohali

If it was one person, who would be gutted looking at his teams' performance, it would be captain Virat Kohli , who opted out of the series to get married to Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma in Italy. T...

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Naughten attending global climate summit in Paris

Naughten attending global climate summit in Paris

Donald Trump , president of the United States, has vowed to withdraw his country from the agreement, but this action can not take effect until November 2020, the day after that year's U.S. He said: ...

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These are the healthiest and least healthy states in America

These are the healthiest and least healthy states in America

That is the largest improvement for any state since 2012 but is still 2.5 percent higher than the national average of 17.1 percent. It's a joint effort by the United Health Foundation and the Ameri...

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Apple Spars with Indian Government over Smartphone Part Taxes

Apple Spars with Indian Government over Smartphone Part Taxes

One Reddit user added that the iOS 10.2.1 was dynamically changing the clock speed "relative to the voltage that the battery was outputting". iPhone 5c managed to be a revolutionary one. Apple upda...

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Apple Acquires Music Identifying Service Shazam

It was reported however, that there was another big shot who has been in talks for acquiring Shazam and they might have actually acquired it. Apple confirmed that they have acquired Shazam . ...

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Superb Defoe equaliser gives Bournemouth draw at Palace

Superb Defoe equaliser gives Bournemouth draw at Palace

I think he's been told that he's not to take penalties already. The 35-year-old England worldwide has found games and goals hard to come by since his move from Sunderland in the summer (he had score...

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Man flu is real, claim scientists

An American study revealed that men died more often from flu compared with same-age women, regardless of underlying heart disease, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and kidney diseases. Men, for ...

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Gasoline Prices Fall In Maine But Downward Trend Might Be Brief

Gasoline Prices Fall In Maine But Downward Trend Might Be Brief

AAA says gas prices are expected to drop as supply strengthens and the demand for gasoline weakens throughout the winter. As predicted, December gas prices continue to decline, yet motorists are sti...

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Borussia Dortmund sack manager Peter Bosz, name Peter Stoeger as replacement

Borussia Dortmund sack manager Peter Bosz, name Peter Stoeger as replacement

Watzke dismissed concerns about Stoeger's poor recent record at rock-bottom Cologne, who have taken just three points from 14 games, pointing to the fifth place he achieved last season to put the prou...

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OH woman burns down home trying to kill bed bugs

OH woman burns down home trying to kill bed bugs

The fire caused up to $250,000 of damage according to initial estimates, reports Fox 19 . "We will have to start all over again and rebuild". The Red Cross is finding lodging for three teenagers an...

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