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Pakistani Government Temporarily Blocks Twitter Over 'Blasphemous' Images
2012-05-21 05:02:51

Access to Twitter in Pakistan was restored Sunday afternoon, eight hours after authorities there blocked the popular social media website for refusing to remove images deemed "offensive to Islam."

Study Recommends More People Be Given Statins
2012-05-18 09:09:47

A new report published in The Lancet states that more people should be given cholesterol-lowering drugs and statins to help decrease the number of strokes and heart attacks.

Minority Births Overtake White Births In US Census Data
2012-05-18 08:17:18

More than half the births in the U.S. are by racial and ethnic minorities, according to the latest U.S. census data. Asian, Black, Hispanic, and mixed-races were 50.4 percent of new arrivals by the end of July 2011.

America Consumes 80% World's Painkillers
2012-05-11 13:01:26

According to a congressional testimony by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, 80 percent of the world's painkillers are consumed in the U.S.

Possible Way To Prevent Brain Cell Death Discovered
2012-05-07 03:29:28

In a new study, a team of UK researchers have reportedly found a way to prevent brain cell death in mice -- a discovery which could ultimately lead to improved treatments for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other neurodegenerative ailments in humans.

Japan-Nuclear-Reactor
2012-05-06 07:11:37

For the first time in four decades, Japan will be without nuclear power, as the last of its 50 reactors was shut down Saturday.

Two Blind Men Receive Some Sight Through Eye Implants
2012-05-04 05:05:10

Two blind men have received sight for the first time in years due to new advances in medical science.

Critically Endangered Frogs Surviving In New Home
2012-05-03 13:14:48

The Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust reports that a critically endangered frog species has found new hope in a new home.


Word of the Day
bowerly
  • Large; stout; burly.
The word 'bowerly' is an alteration of 'burly'.