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Hordes of Earth's toughest creatures may now be living on Moon

There might be life on the Moon after all: thousands of virtually indestructible creatures that can withstand extreme radiation, sizzling heat, the coldest temperatures of the universe, and decades without food.

Do video games, mental illness drive US massacres?

President Donald Trump on Monday tied mass shootings that left 31 dead in two US cities over the weekend to hate, violent video games and mental illness.

Hong Kong lawyers march in silence to support democracy protesters

Hong Kong lawyers held a silent march in support of anti-government protesters on Wednesday, highlighting the movement's enduring broad appeal despite increasingly ominous warnings from Beijing.

Students can choose whether to learn Jawi

“Jawi calligraphy will still be taught in Year Four, but students can choose to learn or not to learn."

Jawi: DAP to issue statement today

DAP national chairman Tan Kok Wai said party secretary-general Lim Guan Eng would issue a statement on the teaching of Jawi at vernacular schools later today to state the party's official stand on this issue.

Half-a-degree warmer means 30,000 more deaths yearly in urban China: study

An increase in global warming from 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius above late 19th-century levels would cause tens of thousands of extra deaths in China's cities every year, researchers reported Tuesday.

July hottest month measured, 2019 set to be among warmest years

July was the hottest month across the globe ever measured, and 2019 is on track to be one of the warmest years, according to data released Monday by the European Union's Earth observation network.

US seniors fulfill dreams, fight depression with virtual reality

Nidia Silva had never realized her dream of swimming with dolphins until a Miami NGO gave her a pair of virtual reality glasses as part of an experimental treatment for depression and isolation in senior citizens.

Quarter of world's population facing extreme water stress

Nearly a quarter of the world's population lives in 17 countries facing extremely high water stress, close to "day zero" conditions when the taps run dry, according to a report released Tuesday.

Ecological land grab: food vs fuel vs forests

The overlapping crises of climate change, mass species extinction, and an unsustainable global food system are on a collision course towards what might best be called an ecological land grab.


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