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Early Menopause – New Infertility Treatment “Reactivates” Ovaries

Early Menopause – New Infertility Treatment “Reactivates” Ovaries

Just as a sperm and an egg can come together in a test tube, doctors in the United States and Japan have partnered on a new technique to make it possible for women who have had an early menopause to conceive. This new technique “reactivates” an infertile woman’s ovaries to begin producing eggs again.  Medical […]

Greenpeace Website Gives Live Timeline of Activists Fate

Greenpeace Website Gives Live Timeline of Activists Fate

The long saga of the Greenpeace activists, whose ship, Artic Sunrise, was seized by Russian coast guard officials, continues today as at least five members, so far, have been charged with piracy. If convicted, the protesters could remain in a Russian prison for up to 15 years. According to Greenpeace, over a million messages in […]

Tiger Cub Born at London Zoo, First in 17 Years

Tiger Cub Born at London Zoo, First in 17 Years

London Zoo officials were proud to announce the birth of its newest member; a baby Sumatran tiger on Sept 22. The mother, five-year old Melati, is doing fine. The birth of the baby tiger marks the first one born in 17 years at the zoo and the six-minute labor and delivery was all captured by […]

Greenpeace Activists Discover Their Fate

Greenpeace Activists Discover Their Fate

Spokesperson for Greenpeace, Anna Smirnova, said some of the Greenpeace activists being held by Russian officials, following a protest at an offshore oil platform, will be formally charged this week. All 30 activists on the Greenpeace ship were placed in custody on Sept. 18, when the ship was seized by the Russian Coast Guard.  The […]

Grand Theft Auto Online Launch Could Crash Servers

Grand Theft Auto Online Launch Could Crash Servers

Tuesday, October 1 marks the launching of the online version of Grand Theft Auto. The only way to get the game is by purchasing the GTA 5 console video game as the online game comes with it for free. Gamers online will be able to interact simultaneously with 16 other players in the virtual environment. […]

Ruth Patrick – Who Was She and Why Should We Care

Ruth Patrick – Who Was She and Why Should We Care

Andrew Stiles is a fly fisherman. Every time he approaches a stream, hears the rushing water, peers below its crystal clear depths at the creek bed below, reaches his hand around a slippery trout to release it from the hook and watch it swim away, he should be thanking Ruth Patrick. Because of Ruth Patrick, […]

Apple Inc. Pushes Coca-cola from Number One Spot

Apple Inc. Pushes Coca-cola from Number One Spot

Sorry, Coke, but you’re not the real thing anymore. In a recent report by the corporate branding consulting group, Interbrand, Apple has moved to the number one spot, pushing 13-year front runner Coca-Cola to third place to become the most valuable brand on the planet.  Google is now the second most valuable brand in the […]

Trains on Chicago’s Blue Line Collide – 33 Passengers Injured

Trains on Chicago’s Blue Line Collide – 33 Passengers Injured

Two trains collided in Chicago on Monday morning, Sept. 30, injuring more than 30 passengers. The collision happened around 8 a.m. on the Chicago Transit Authority’s Blue Line, when an eastbound train struck a westbound train. The trains were in the Forest Park branch on the Blue Line, a northwest section near O’Hare International Airport. […]

Endangered Species Extinction Propelled by Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

Endangered Species Extinction Propelled by Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

The business of illegal wildlife trade is estimated to be $20 billion. It is a business not just reserved for wild animals but also includes exotic woods and endangered marine life.  Its commodities come in many forms, from skins and animal parts to food, medicine, pets, and souvenirs. Whatever form it takes, the illegal trafficking […]

Nigeria Faces More Bloodshed – Students Killed in Terrorist Attack

Nigeria Faces More Bloodshed – Students Killed in Terrorist Attack

Islamic terrorists stormed the College of Agriculture in rural Gujba, Nigeria, opening fire on sleeping students and others trying to run for cover.  Outside, other terrorists gathered more students and began killing them one group at a time. More than 40 students were killed in the terrorist attack that took place on Sunday, Sept 29. […]

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