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The ceremony in Massachusetts for the irreverent recognition of science. Recognition also to the team that designed the machine to wash children and change diapers. ROME – The symbol par excellence of “Made in Italy”, the much-loved pizza, won a Nobel Prize. Not just anyone, but an IgNobel: the irreverent prizes to science that “makes you laugh then make you think”. Waiting for the Stockholm awards, yesterday at the Sanders Theater of Harvard University, Cambridge,…

The students of the St. Edward Catholic School in Nashville can no longer access the saga of J. K. Rowling: the seven books have been removed from their library. The Reverend: “The curses and the spells contained in the pages risk to evoke evil spirits in the same moment in which they are read” NASHVILLE – Accio, attracts objects. Depulso drives them away, decreasing to make them smaller, Evanesco to make them disappear, Engorgio Skullus…

The flagship found in 2016 at the bottom of the sea off King William Island had always been unattainable. Inuit and Parks Canada researchers managed to get into the wreck with a remotely managed vehicle (ROV): “It’s all intact, perfectly preserved thanks to the water temperature” In 1845 two ships of Arctic exploration of the British Navy the Erebus flagship and the HMS Terror remained stuck in the ice. Of the English commander Sir John…

The sweet couple from Japan, Mr. and Mrs. Kuroki, have been married since 1956.  They were hoping to travel the country when they retire. But unfortunately, just before retirement Mrs. Kuroki faces some health complications with diabetes and lost her vision as a result. The sudden blindness understandably sent Mrs. Kuroki into a deep depression, which kept her inside for the better part of the day. She was devastated that she would not live her retirement…

Last week, a fat cat who stole the hearts of people all over the internet found a foster home. After more than 3,000 applications poured in! Mr. B, a 26-pound shelter cat – originally named BeeJay, went viral after the Morris Animal Refuge in Philadelphia posted a call for potential adoptees. The tweet was shared more than 14,000 time and the subject of numerous headlines, as people felt for the chunky Mr.B. https://twitter.com/MorrisAnimal/status/1164554974057107456 The Morris Animal…

One of the most popular and most loved essays is “A significantly glorified ode to Bruce Lee”. And it’s rightfully so. Bruce Lee was a hustler, fighter and a Hollywood superstar by night. But he was also a: Zen master Philosopher Perpetual learner This was one of his favorite stories: A learned man once went to visit a Zen teacher to inquire about Zen. As the Zen teacher talked, the learned man frequently interrupted to…

Introduction Mitochondrion is present in almost every human cell and produces large amounts of energy which our cells use. In order for the cell to function properly the mitochondria should be in a healthy condition. As “Foundation for Mitochondrial Disease” explains, unhealthy mitochondria can contribute to different disorders which are called mitochondrial diseases, such as Muscular dystrophy, ALS, Lou Gehrig’s (par 3). Mitochondrion has its own DNA which participates only in the process of producing…

A dictionary might advise you that health is the state of being free from illness. But, in essence, it’s much more. The American Academy of Family Physicians says that health is more than the absence of illness. “Health is the state of physical, social and mental well being and not purely the absence of illness in someone” states the AAFP. In essence, health is the key to living a productive life. Path to being healthy…