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S. Korea, U.S., Japan plan drills to track N. Korea missiles

South Korea, the United States and Japan will hold their first joint military drills focused on tracking missile launches from North Korea, according to media reports.<p>The exercises, which will involve Aegis destroyers from the three nations, will take place in late June off Hawaii, South Korea’s …

An ancient virus has been found in human DNA — and it may still be active

This ancient retrovirus is a kind of living fossil, and the discovery of an intact copy of it within the human genome poses questions as to how it has survived, and suggests others from the distant evolutionary past may lie dormant in the DNA of many species.<p>A retrovirus replicates by inserting its …

This Short Film About Teeth Is Scarier Than the Dentist

In 'teeth,' filmmakers Daniel Gray and Tom Brown take us inside a mouth punished by caramel apples, fist fights, and painful dental visits.<p>As I sat in agony at the dentist's office last week getting my teeth cleaned, my dentist explained how dental care had come a long way. Toothpastes, mouthwash, …

Dentistry

Downfall of Japanese TV’s girl next door highlights wider industry sexism

TV personality Becky’s fall from grace following alleged affair has ignited debate over Japan’s unfair standards for women in the entertainment industry<p>From nightly appearances on TV to persona non grata of Japanese show business in a matter of weeks, the drama of Rebecca Eri Ray Vaughan’s fall …

Mom’s weight during pregnancy shapes baby’s health

When Elinor Sullivan was a postdoctoral fellow at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, she set out to explore the influence of food and …

Pregnancy

This secret code will let you play chess on Facebook Messenger

From the amazingly intricate easter egg department: Facebook has a hidden, fully functional, graphical game of chess embedded into its Messenger, and …

10 stereotypes about us Eastern European women that need to die

1. We will do anything to emigrate.<p>If you think that we’re all about to jump in a box and get shipped from Hungary to New York for a chance at a …

Eastern Europe

Vladimir Putin Claims That Russia Has Developed an Ebola Vaccine

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin announced on Wednesday that his country has developed a vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus.<p>After a series of tests, …

Russia

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Psychology

Massive transit strike cripples Germany

In a country where the trains are known for running on time, commuters are getting an unpleasant shock this week: many of them are not running at all.<p>Germany is grappling with what could be its longest railway strike in decades, the culmination of a protracted dispute between labour union GDL and …

Russia warns Denmark its warships could become nuclear targets

Russia tells Denmark not to join Nato missile shield or face becoming a target for Russian missiles<p>Russia has gone on the offensive in the Baltic, warning Denmark that if it joins Nato’s missile defence shield, its navy will be a legitimate target for a Russian nuclear attack.<p>“I don’t think that …