Britta De Frabk

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10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Science Fiction

Arizona Ignored 6,000 Cases of Reported Child Abuse

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Approximately 6,000 cases of suspected child abuse reported to an Arizona state hotline over the …

Organ transplants between HIV-positive patients now possible thanks to new law

The HIV Organ Policy Equity Act has been signed into law by Barack Obama<p>It's a starkly utilitarian idea: if you are already infected with HIV, receiving a transplant from another HIV-positive person doesn't threaten to make your life any worse; if anything, it could help prolong it. That's the …

China oil pipe blast: Qingdao pipeline blast 'kills 44'

<b>At least 44 people in China have been killed in an explosion after a leaking oil pipeline caught fire in the city of Qingdao, state media has reported.</b><p>Xinhua quoted officials who said workers were trying to repair the pipeline at the time of Friday's blast.<p>Pictures of the scene showed shattered …

China

Suspected U.S. drone kills six; U.S. denies Pakistan’s claim that seminary was target

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — American and Pakistani officials sharply disagreed Thursday about whether an Islamic school was struck by a U.S. drone, in an unusual attack that inflamed tensions over the CIA drone campaign.<p>According to Pakistani officials, three missiles were fired into a compound in Khyber …

Rob Ford vows to fight impending tax increase in first speech since losing powers

In his first public appearance since being stripped of many of his powers, a fired-up Mayor Rob Ford touted his economic record and said he would fight a looming property tax increase.<p>"In the coming year, I will continue to fight for the taxpayer," he told a business crowd at Casa Loma. "Taxes are …

Canada

South London slave investigation: as it happened

Investigations continue following the rescue of 69-year-old Malaysian woman, 57-year-old Irish woman and 30-year-old British woman by Met Police after being held captive for 30 years<p>• <b>Three women 'held as slaves' in south London</b><br>• <b>Minister warns cases of slavery in UK will increase</b><br>• <b>The daring</b> …