The Swiss people took drastic measures to reduce the number of people dying from opioid overdose. Their approach is effective – and unorthodox. The first in a series describing how Europeans have tackled their overdose issues.
The Wuhan coronavirus — which has killed dozens of people and infected more than 800 so far — has already roiled Chinese markets and thrown plans for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday.
Since the advent of the clock—even during the peak years of the Cold War—the minute hand has never advanced past the 11:58 mark.
Journalist Glenn Greenwald Charged With Cyber Crimes By Brazilian Government After Exposing Their Corruption
Glenn Greenwald has been charged with cybercrimes in Brazil after embarassing top Brazilian officials with his reporting.
This is the second in our series exploring how Switzerland has dealt with opioid addiction in different — and sometimes controversial — ways cutting overdose deaths and related infections.
Astronomers have captured a truly incredible image of two stars locked in a fight to the death, producing a stunning, if violent, cosmic masterpiece in the process.
The record-setting stellar explosion SN 2006gy was 50 billion times brighter than our sun, with a blast so energetic it baffled the scientific community. Now scientists think they have uncovered what made it so incredibly bright.
The Institut Pasteur has sequenced the whole genome of the coronavirus known as ‘2019-nCoV’, becoming the first institution in Europe to sequence the virus since the start of the outbreak.
Previous studies have shown how the SARS virus (SARS-CoV) interacts with animal and human hosts in order to infect them. The mechanics of infection by the Wuhan coronavirus appear to be similar.
The most distant dying galaxy discovered so far, more massive than our Milky Way — with more than a trillion stars — has revealed that the ‘cores’ of these systems had formed already 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang, about 1 billion years earlier than previous measurements revealed.