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Spread It Around: Five Things to Know about Nutella and Rivals

Spread It Around: Five Things to Know about Nutella and Rivals

Are you Nutella or Nocciolata? With or without palm oil in your spread?

Scientists Develop Pea-Sized Brain to Study Stephen Hawking's Disease

Scientists Develop Pea-Sized Brain to Study Stephen Hawking's Disease

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have developed a pea-sized brain to study amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), in a new step that could lead to testing new treatment methods. ALS, which killed the world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking at the age of 76, is a currently untreatable n

Japan’s Princess Mako Gives up Title as She Weds Her College Sweetheart

Japan’s Princess Mako, the niece of the emperor, married college sweetheart Kei Komuro on Tuesday, giving up her royal title and saying she was determined to build a happy life with her “irreplaceable” husband after a tumultuous engagement. In an unusually frank joint news conference with her new

DNA Match IDs Alaska Serial Killer’s Victim after 37 Years

DNA Match IDs Alaska Serial Killer’s Victim after 37 Years

A woman known for 37 years only as Horseshoe Harriet, one of dozen or so victims of a notorious Alaska serial killer, has been identified through genetic genealogy and a DNA match, authorities said Friday. The victim was identified Friday as Robin Pelkey, who was 19 and living on the streets of A

High Demand for 'Squid Game' Tracksuits Cheers S. Korea's Struggling Garment Sector

High Demand for 'Squid Game' Tracksuits Cheers S. Korea's Struggling Garment Sector

The "Made in Korea" green tracksuits and pink jumpsuits worn by characters in Netflix's (NFLX.O) global hit "Squid Game" have proven a pre-Halloween bright spot for a South Korean garment industry struggling during the pandemic. A 500-square-metre (598-square-yard) garment factory in the Seongbuk

Canada Hospitals Use Drones to Carry Lungs for Transplant

Canada Hospitals Use Drones to Carry Lungs for Transplant

In the dark of night, a drone takes off from a Toronto hospital rooftop, the hum of its rotors barely audible over the bustling sounds of the cars and pedestrians below in Canada's largest metropolis. On its maiden flight, with a bird's-eye view of the city's glistening skyline as it glides over

German Museum Repurchases Camille Pissarro Painting Looted by Nazis

German Museum Repurchases Camille Pissarro Painting Looted by Nazis

Berlin's Alte Nationalgalerie museum on Monday handed back and repurchased a painting by French Impressionist Camille Pissarro looted by the Nazis during the World War II from the collection of a Jewish lawyer, according to AFP. Representatives of the lawyer Armand Dorville family signed an agree

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