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Pharma Industry Calls on Governments to Fund New Antibiotics

Governments must help solve the problem of no new antibiotics by funding and creating incentives for developing new drugs, almost 100 pharmaceutical companies and trade associations say in a statement being released this evening at the World Economic Forum in Davos.<p>“The value assigned to …

World Economic Forum

Prehistoric massacre in Kenya called oldest evidence of warfare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Man's inhumanity to man, as 18th century Scottish poet Robert Burns put it, is no recent development.<p>Scientists said on Wednesday they had found the oldest evidence of human warfare, fossils of a band of people massacred by a troop of attackers with weapons including arrows, …

Anthropology

Nasal spray as effective as injections for pain during childbirth, study finds

Women may soon be able to use a nasal spray for pain relief during childbirth following successful trials by an Australian midwifery researcher.<p>The obsession with ‘natural’ birth is just another way to judge a woman | Hadley Freeman<p>Read more<p>The nasal spray analgesic drug, fentanyl, was shown to be …

Pregnancy

Our solar system may have a ninth planet after all — but not all evidence is in

We still haven’t seen it yet<p>Two scientists claim that they have found the best evidence yet that a ninth planet exists at the outer limits of the Solar System. It’s called Planet X, and it’s roughly the size of Neptune, the researchers say. The reason we haven’t seen it yet is because it orbits far …

Zano drone makers lacked technical skills, lost $3.5m

Last November, Torquing Group’s Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund a palm-sized autonomous drone crashed and burned after raising $3.5 million from more than 12,000 backers.<p>Kickstarter, which listed the Zano drone as a ‘staff pick’, commissioned freelance tech journalist Mark Harris to investigate …

Crowd Funding

Merkel says Austria refugee cap 'not helpful'

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has reportedly criticized a decision by neighboring Austria to limit the number of asylum cases it registers. …

Magnitude-6.4 quake strikes China, damaging dozens of homes

BEIJING (AP) — A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck a remote region of northwest China early Thursday, damaging a few dozen homes but causing no …

Natural Disasters

A Sequel To ‘Terminator Genisys’ Is Likely Dead In The Water, But That’s Okay

In case you haven’t seen <i>Terminator: Genisys</i>, and aren’t sure about where it falls in the convoluted temporal timeline of the <i>Terminator</i> series, all you <i>need</i> to know is that it’s a “preboot.” It’s following the plot of the original <i>Terminator</i>, but on an alternate timeline (sorta). Why? Because rather …

Movies