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Mourning swan holds up German trains

A swan mourning the death of its companion on a German railway track held up 23 trains for almost an hour and had to...

Landlord praised for note to ‘struggling’ tenant who didn’t get Christmas gifts

It's been a difficult year and a tenant has praised their landlord for his kind Christmas gesture — saying he has 'no idea' how...

Common brain malformation traced to its genetic roots

About one in 100 children has a common brain disorder called Chiari 1 malformation, but most of the time such children grow up normally...

Large transporter protein linked to schizophrenia

Scientists have suspected mutations in a cellular cholesterol transport protein are associated with psychiatric disorders, but have found it difficult to prove this and...

Gold gains on softer dollar; US Senate pandemic aid vote eyed

Gold inched higher on Tuesday as a softer dollar underpinned the metal, with market participants looking forward to a US Senate vote on increased...

Japan developing wooden satellites to cut space junk

A Japanese company and Kyoto University have joined forces to develop what they hope will be the world's first satellites made out of wood...

Japan’s Nikkei at 30-year high after Trump OKs stimulus

Stocks rose Tuesday in Asia, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 index hitting a 30-year high after President Donald Trump signed a $900 billion economic aid...

Processed foods make us fatter and are linked to a higher risk of cancer

It's no secret that processed foods are bad for us. A recent study from Italian researchers found that eating more processed food was linked to an...

Small number of COVID patients develop severe psychotic symptoms

Almost immediately, Dr. Hisam Goueli could tell that the patient who came to his psychiatric hospital on Long Island this summer was unusual.

EU clears way for China investment pact

EU member states gave political backing to Brussels' planned investment pact with China, clearing the way for a deal between the world's biggest economic...

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