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China leads the world in renewable energy



TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, CHINA, HEALTH November 02, 2016


Wind power in China last year accounted for more than half of the world's total Credit: PhotoNAJ/Istock A third of the world’s investment in renewable energy last year came from China, the head of the International Renewabl...

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Would you Buy a Can of Beijing Air?



THAT'S ODD, HEALTH, EAST MEETS WEST November 01, 2016


Selling cans of air is nothing new - in October, we reported that an entrepreneur, Leo de Watts, is selling British countryside air to Chinese people under the Aethaer brand. Apparently, they sell for an astonishing £8...

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Tall story of astronauts' back problems



TECHNOLOGY, HEALTH October 26, 2016


Manned space flight can have a dramatic affect on astronauts, with some of them growing by up to two inches during prolonged periods in space, according to a study by the University of California at San Diego, published in the mag...

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Bird flu infections tracked around the world



HEALTH, TRAVEL October 25, 2016


Pic: Thinkstock Tracking the migration of wild birds could allow scientists to predict the spread of bird flu around the world. Avian influenza is a highly infectious viral disease that has led to the culling of tens of millions...

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Warning for Brits as Zika discovered in Kent



CHINA, HEALTH, UK October 20, 2016


(Photo: Asian Tiger Mosquito/Pixabay) A mosquito with eggs that could potentially transmit Zika has been discovered for the very first time in United Kingdom.  The eggs were discovered near Folkestone in Kent, south-east En...

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