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Italian Art Installation A Call For Help Over Plastic Waste

Pic: ReutersROME: Five million brightly colored plastic bottle tops have been laid out on a Mediterranean island, spelling the word "HELP" in an art installation that aims to draw attention to marine pollution.

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Alzheimer's Stemmed But Not Stopped, Say Experts

SOARING rates of population growth and ageing have long been seen as portending a global explosion of Alzheimer's, the debilitating disease that robs older people of their memory and independence.

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New York Philharmonic Streams Opening Night On Facebook

THE New York Philharmonic is taking a new step to bring a greater audience – it is streaming its season's first concert on Facebook.

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Digitally Unwrapped Scroll Reveals Earliest Old Testament Scripture

MIAMI: An extremely fragile, ancient Hebrew scroll has been digitally unwrapped for the first time, revealing the earliest copy ever found of an Old Testament Bible scripture, researchers said Wednesday.

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NASA’s Black Female Mathematicians Hit The Big Screen

 

During the era of US racial segregation, a handful of black female mathematicians managed to break social barriers and propel the US space agency to new heights – and soon their story will be a major motion picture.

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Wildlife Trade Summit Is A 'Do Or Die' Moment For Endangered Animals

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A global wildlife summit opening on Saturday is a “do or die” moment for endangered animals around the world, say conservationists, from iconic species such as elephants and lions to lesser known, but equally troubled, creatures such as devil rays and the psychedelic rock gecko.

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The Strange Creatures That Live On An Undersea Mountain

Extinct Deep-Sea Volcanoes Are Home To A Range Of Wonderfully Weird Creatures Of The Deep

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Imelda Staunton To Star In Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

Imelda Staunton is to appear in Edward Albee's play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in London's West End.

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Bird Flu Poses Threat To Penguins - Scientists

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Scientists are warning of new threats to penguins on Antarctica from diseases spread by migratory birds.

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Academies Encouraged To Open Selective Schools

Academy chains are being encouraged to set up selective schools under government plans that include expanding grammar schools in England.

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