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Murdered land activist adds to rising death toll in Brazil's Amazon

Anti-palm oil campaigner Nazildo dos Santos Brito is the third victim in four weeks as land conflicts increase in the country’s Pará state<p>Brazil’s Amazonian state of Pará has added to its reputation as a killing ground for land activists with the murder of an anti-palm oil campaigner.<p>Nazildo dos …

Brazil

I don't need any help from the Russian embassy – Yulia Skripal

Salisbury poisoning victim says she is not ready to talk publicly, and urges her cousin to stay away<p>Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned in Britain last month along with her father, a former Russian spy, has said she did not wish to take up the offer of services from the Russian embassy in London, …

Sergei Skripal

That's just rude: why being polite may not be a universal concept

A French waiter hit the headlines in March 2018 when he contested his dismissal from a Canadian restaurant for his “aggressive tone and nature”. The …

Language

Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy row worsens

Move is in retaliation for wave of ejections of Russian officials after alleged poisoning on ex-spy and daughter.<p>Russia has expelled 59 diplomats from 23 countries as the dispute over the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter in Britain worsens.<p>The move on Friday was in retaliation for the …

Russia

"Há problemas, mas eles não são nada, comparados à beleza que a vida põe à di...

"Há problemas, mas eles não são nada, comparados à beleza que a vida põe à disposição.” ✿‿✿ Carla ¸.•*´¨) ¸.•*¨) (¸.•´ (¸.•Antunes ✿‿✿ - Carla …

Sergei and Yulia Skripal have slim chance of survival, says niece

Viktoria Skripal not hopeful about former Russian spy and daughter in nerve agent attack<p>The niece of the poisoned former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has said he and his daughter Yulia have only a slim chance of surviving.<p>Viktoria Skripal said the prognosis for both “really isn’t good” following the …

Russia

Britain First Leaders Paul Golding And Jayda Fransen Arrive At Court Ahead Of Alleged Hate Crime Verdict

The verdict is due to be announced at 2pm.<p>PA Wire/PA Images<p>Paul Golding (left) and Jayda Fransen stand accused of hate crimes.<p>Britain First’s leader …

Japanese “forest medicine” is the art of using nature to heal yourself—wherever you are

The fountain of youth is a forest. Trees cast off years and grant health and cheer, or so transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson claimed in his 1836 essay “Nature.” “In the woods,” he wrote, “I feel that nothing can befall me [. . .] which nature cannot repair.”<p>Indeed, research shows that trees …

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UK immigration latest: EU net migration falls over past year as Brexit uncertainty continues

EU net migration is falling as more European citizens leave the UK and fewer arrive in the wake of the vote for Brexit, new statistics show.<p>The …

A ‘Grueling and Grotesque’ Biohacking Experiment

In 2016, Josiah Zayner, a former synthetic biology research scientist at NASA, checked himself into a hotel room. Over the course of four days, he performed an extremely risky experiment on himself. The goal: “To completely replace all of the bacteria that are contained within my body.”

Synthetic Biology

Syria: Bombs rain on Eastern Ghouta for third day as death toll rises above 200

Mortar shells and bombs are raining on a rebel-held suburb of Damascus as a ferocious attack by the Syrian government enters its third day.<p>By local …

Ancient human remains, Ice Age animal bones found in giant Mexican cave

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Archaeologists exploring the word's biggest flooded cave in Mexico have discovered ancient human remains at least 9,000 years old and the bones of animals who roamed the earth during the last Ice Age.<p>A group of divers recently connected two underwater caverns in eastern …

Ice Age

Osteoarthritis: Could researchers have found the key to prevention?

A new study may have revealed a possible new prevention and treatment strategy for osteoarthritis, which is one of the most common and debilitating …

Today, Michio Kaku described what life will look like in twenty years

Earlier today, Michio Kaku spoke at the World Government Summit in Dubai. I was fortunate enough to be in the crowd and, like those around me, I was …

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