Yuki Low

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Deadly malaria swells children’s brains

Malaria kills a child every minute. While medical researchers have successfully developed effective drugs to kill the malaria parasite, efforts to …

Unbelievably Cute Mammal With Teddy Bear Face Rediscovered

More than 20 years after its discovery, the rare Ili pika was spotted in the mountains of northwestern China.<p>You could call it one of the world's longest games of hide and seek.<p>For more than 20 years, the Ili pika <i>(Ochotona iliensis)</i>, a type of tiny, mountain-dwelling mammal with a teddy bear face, …

Solar eclipse: huge power surge as disappointed Brits headed indoors for a cup of tea

Around 40 million Brits could not see the solar eclipse because of widespread cloud cover<p>It was a very British eclipse. Millions gathered in the cold to witness, well, not very much, before returning to their homes to put the kettle on, sparking a power surge in the National Grid.<p>Although Brits are …

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

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Obama Administration Unveils New Fracking Rules

The Obama Administration announced Friday the first major nationwide hydraulic fracturing safety rules since the technology sparked an energy boom in …

GM CEO Mary Barra to be quizzed over botched recall

General Motors CEO Mary Barra is scheduled to face another under-oath grilling about the ignition switch recall that dominated headlines last year.<p>Barra will be deposed on October 8 by lawyers representing families who are suing General Motors over the defective car ignition switches, a company …

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IFS challenges George Osborne over £12bn welfare spending cut plan

Thinktank says chancellor must specify how he will reach targets announced in the budget, given that the poor had been hardest hit by benefit changes<p>George Osborne is under pressure from the Institute for Fiscal Studies to specify how he planned to cut welfare spending by £12bn in the next …

6 Things the Global Weapons Trade Says About the State of Country Relations

The way weapons move around the world is an indication of which countries are growing economically and modernizing their armies. It also provides an easy cheat sheet to a complex network of international alliances and rivalries.<p>The best research on the subject comes from the Stockholm International …