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‘Super smeller’: Woman can sniff out Parkinson’s, leading scientists to create early detection test

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A former nurse who can smell the “musky odour” of Parkinson’s disease has helped scientists develop a new test that can detect the condition before symptoms appear. People with a heightened sense of smell have reported a musky odour from patients with Parkinson’s disease, and “super smeller” Joy Milne, 68, from Scotland claims she first Read More

From Astana to Nur-Sultan: Kazakhstan renames its capital after outgoing leader of 30 years

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The people of Astana woke up in another city after it was renamed in honor of its leader Nursultan Nazarbayev – despite having already had its name changed three times during his lifetime. The nations in Central Asia are known for making extra efforts in honoring their leaders. The current president of Turkmenistan has a Read More

Escalation of US-China bilateral tariffs to shave off $1 trillion from America’s GDP

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A study by the US Chamber of Commerce shows how the deterioration in the trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies, China and the United States, will drastically affect the American economy. “Escalation of bilateral tariffs results in lower GDP, lower employment, lower investment, and lower trade flows for the United States,” said the Read More

Boeing 737 MAX pilots scoured manual in minutes before crash

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The pilots of a Boeing 737 MAX frantically scoured a manual before their plane crashed into the Java Sea in October, killing all 189 people on board. Recordings from the cockpit of the Lion Air plane suggest that the pilots were struggling to understand why the jet was lurching downwards, but ran out of time Read More

Safety first: Volvo to add in-car sensors to prevent drunk driving

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GOTHENBURG (Reuters) – Swedish automaker Volvo hopes to reinforce its reputation for safety-first driving by installing cameras and sensors in its cars from the early 2020s, monitoring drivers for signs of being drunk or distracted and intervening to prevent accidents. FILE PHOTO: The 2016 Volvo XC90, winner of the Truck of the Year award at Read More

Rescue teams race to save hundreds trapped by Mozambique cyclone

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MAPUTO/HARARE (Reuters) – Aid workers scrambled to save hundreds trapped by floods around the Mozambican port city of Beira on Wednesday, after a powerful cyclone killed hundreds of people and left a trail of destruction across swathes of southeast Africa. Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique’s port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 kph Read More

Indonesia crash revelations raise pressure on Ethiopia investigation

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ADDIS ABABA/JAKARTA (Reuters) – The world’s biggest planemaker Boeing faced growing obstacles on Wednesday to returning its grounded 737 MAX fleet to the skies, while details emerged of an Indonesian crash with potential similarities to the Ethiopian disaster. Ethiopian Red Cross workers carry a body bag with the remains of Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 Read More

Senegalese man sets Italian school bus on fire with children on board (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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The driver of a school bus filled with children has been arrested by Italian police for setting fire to the vehicle near Milan. The Senegalese man reportedly called for an end to “deaths in the Mediterranean” during the incident. Miraculously all 51 schoolboys managed to escape the fire without injuries, although 12 children and two Read More

Enwave and University Health Network team up to control energy costs, improve reliability and support patient care

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TORONTO, March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enwave Energy Corporation (Enwave) is working with the University Health Network (UHN) to connect the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre to Enwave’s Deep Lake Water Cooling (DLWC) system. DLWC draws cold water from Lake Ontario to cool buildings in Toronto’s downtown core. A sustainable alternative to traditional cooling towers Read More