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China to Launch Lunar Lighting in Outer Space

China to Launch Lunar Lighting in Outer Space

China is planning to launch its own 'artificial moon' by 2020 to replace streetlamps and lower electricity costs in urban areas, state media reported Friday. According to China Daily, "illumination satellites" will shine in tandem with the real moon over Chengdu, a city in southwestern Sichuan pr

Men and Urinary Tract Infections

Men and Urinary Tract Infections

Q. What causes urinary tract infections and are men at risk for getting them? A. Although urinary tract infections (UTIs) are more common in women, men can get them, too. They occur when bacteria build up somewhere along your urinary tract.

Anna Burns' 'Milkman' Wins Man Booker Prize

"Milkman" by writer Anna Burns scooped the 2018 Man Booker Prize, with the Northern Irish writer winning the literary award for her third full-length novel. Set in an unnamed city during the bloody “Troubles” of Northern Ireland, the "Milkman" tells the story of a young girl’s affair with an olde

Smart Lenses Developed to Monitor Efficiency of Eye Drops

Smart Lenses Developed to Monitor Efficiency of Eye Drops

Eye drops might be the most efficient method to get medicine directly into the eye, but it is hard to tell how much of the medication is actually getting to it.

New System Helps Doctors Predict Complications during Surgeries

New System Helps Doctors Predict Complications during Surgeries

During surgery, anesthesiologists monitor and manage patients to make sure they are safe and breathing well.

Prince Sultan Military Medical City to Host Int’l Conference on Prevention

Prince Sultan Military Medical City to Host Int’l Conference on Prevention

The Prince Sultan Military Medical City will host next week a three-day international conference on infection prevention and control, reported the Saudi Press Agency on Saturday. The conference will be held on October 15-17. It will discuss the latest research and scientific discoveries relate

Lebanon: Modern Art, Antiques on Show at Nabu Museum

Lebanon: Modern Art, Antiques on Show at Nabu Museum

At a new private museum in Lebanon, a contemporary sculpture of a mortar missile is displayed alongside millennia-old statues retrieved from the bottom of the sea. Named after the Mesopotamian god of wisdom, the Nabu Museum opened in late September to showcase the cultural wealth of an ancient re

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