Inês Ruivo

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North Korea creates its own time zone

The reclusive nation of North Korea just wants some time to itself. So it's setting back the clock by 30 minutes to create a new "Pyongyang time."<p>The time zone will go into effect Aug. 15 as the nation breaks away from a standard put in place by Japan more than a century ago.<p>"The wicked Japanese …

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Opening minds: the biotech company aiming to change stroke victims’ lives

Olav Hellebø and his firm Reneuron have developed a procedure to help patients by injecting stem cells into their brains<p>He wants to bore a hole in your head. But don’t panic, Olav Hellebø is not a modern-day trepanist and it will be a top-notch surgeon, not the 49-year-old Norwegian businessman, …

Cleveland police shoot dead 12-year-old boy carrying fake gun

A 12-year-old boy who was shot twice by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds on Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about someone waving a “probably fake” gun at a playground.<p>Deputy police chief Ed Tomba said one officer fired twice after …

Ebola: experimental drug trials to go ahead in west Africa

Three trials of experimental Ebola drugs will start next month at treatment centres run by the volunteer doctors of Médecins Sans Frontières in west Africa.<p>The trials are unprecedented because they are being run during an epidemic and the drugs have not been through the conventional process of …

Bison Mummy Found Frozen In Siberia Dates Back 9,000 Years

Researchers are expressing astonishment over the mummified remains of an extinct bison discovered recently in eastern Siberia, and no wonder: the 9,300-year-old mummy has been so well preserved by the region's cold weather that its brain, heart, blood vessels, digestive system and even its fur are …

Five new albums to try this week: Imogen Heap, Benjamin Booker and more

Benjamin Booker – Benjamin Booker (Rough Trade/ATO)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: This 22-year old singer and guitarist is giving the likes of Jack White and the Black Keys a run for their blues-rock money. For jaunty guitar licks and husky vocals listen to the album on our stream, here.<p><b>It might not be for</b> …

Grocers Lead Kids To Produce Aisle With Junk Food-Style Marketing

Despite all the cheerleading for healthy eating, Americans still eat only about 1 serving of fruit per day, on average. And our veggie consumption, according to an analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls short, too.<p>So, with the back-to-school season underway and families …

Climate change’s deadly new threat

Scientists say harmful algal blooms like the ones currently affecting Lake Erie could be a sign of things to come<p>Algae have a lot to offer. They feed the world’s marine life, thicken ice cream, and may provide the key to solving the world’s energy crisis. Algae hold your California roll together. …