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Teens Offered Cash Incentives to Stop Using Mobile Phones while Driving

Teens Offered Cash Incentives to Stop Using Mobile Phones while Driving

Parents may have more luck in getting their teens to put down their phones when they get behind the wheel when they offer cash rewards, a small study suggested.

Weight-Loss Surgeries May Cause Psychological Problems

Weight-Loss Surgeries May Cause Psychological Problems

Adolescents may develop new or worsening psychological health problems after weight-loss surgery, particularly those who already had symptoms at the time of the procedure, found a new US study. Researchers followed the psychological health of 139 severely obese adolescents undergoing weight-loss

Italian Researchers Develop Light-Weight, Cheap Robotic Hand

Italian researchers unveiled a new robotic hand that allows users to grip objects more naturally and features a design that will lower the price significantly.

WHO Preparing to Stem Ebola Outbreak in DR Congo

WHO Preparing to Stem Ebola Outbreak in DR Congo

The World Health Organization said on Friday it hopes to deploy an experimental Ebola vaccine to tackle an outbreak in a remote area of Congo to prevent it spreading, particularly to the provincial capital of 1 million people. Congo reported the outbreak on Tuesday, with 32 suspected, probable or

Europe Chokes with Plastic Pollution, Eyes New Solutions

Europe Chokes with Plastic Pollution, Eyes New Solutions

Europe has sent just over half the plastic waste it used to ship to China to other parts of Asia since Beijing’s environmental quelling closed the world’s biggest recycling market in January.

Roman Temple Uncovered in Egypt’s Siwa Oasis

Roman Temple Uncovered in Egypt’s Siwa Oasis

Egypt announced on Thursday that archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a temple dating back to the reign of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius in the second century. The Antiquities Ministry said that the temple was found near the western desert's Siwa Oasis, 350 kilometers from the so-called Ge

X Factor’s Simon Cowell Spends $2,700 on Facelift

X Factor’s Simon Cowell Spends $2,700 on Facelift

A news report revealed on Monday that the famous presenter Simon Cowell paid £2,000 ($2,700) for a facelift. The Contact Music website said that Cowell, 58, recently visited the prominent cosmetic surgeon Dr.

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