Nano packages for anti-cancer drug delivery

Cancer stem cells are resistant to chemotherapy and consequently tend to remain in the body even after a course of treatment has finished, where they can often trigger cancer recurrence or metastasis. A new study by researchers from the A*STAR Institut...

New rural struggles in platinum areas

The rise in platinum mining by major mining companies in formerly densely populated rural areas has ushered a new wave of rural struggles with rural communities fighting for self-determination and land control. These struggles are captured in a Working...

The first space walk happened 50 years ago, and nearly ended in disaster

It is 50 years since humans first encountered space – not Sputnik's first orbit, nor Yuri Gagarin's first spaceflight – but the first time a crew member stepped out from their spacecraft's relative protection and immersed themselves in the cold, hostile emptiness of the vacuum.

Windows 10 coming in 190 countries, 111 languages

Microsoft says its new Windows 10 operating system will be coming "this summer" in 190 countries and 111 languages.

Green and red auroras light up St. Patrick’s day dawn

A strong G3 geomagetic storm surged across the planet this morning producing a spectacular display of the northern lights. Some of you may who may have risen to see the new nova were no doubt as surprised as the NOAA space weather folks, whose overnigh...

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Mexico: 50 bodies among remains at farm outside Guadalajara

MEXICO CITY — Human remains discovered last month at a farm outside the city of Guadalajara have been confirmed as belonging to at least 50 people, authorities in Mexico’s west-central state of Jalisco reported. Jalisco state prosecutors said recovery work at the farm in Tlajomulco de Zuniga, which began Nov. 22...

Canadian couple gets $9M jury verdict in bike wreck

PORTLAND, Ore. — A jury has awarded more than $9 million in damages to a man and woman from Vancouver, British Columbia, who were struck by an 18-wheeler truck while riding their bikes along Interstate 84 in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon. The eight-member jury found Exel Inc. — more...

Memphis Depay could be lost for season as Lyon fears he tore ACL in...

Memphis Depay, who plays forward for Ligue 1’s Lyon, may have suffered a torn ACL in a match against Rennes on Sunday and could be lost for the rest of the season. ...