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I’m going to try a new format this week: bad news, good news. Hopefully we’ll all feel a bit more cheerful at the end of it. Read More Midweek News: Good News, Bad News
We finally have proof that there used to be water on Mars, but we’ve also learned that it may be more dangerous than we thought to send astronauts to actually visit the planet. Dinosaurs turned into birds even earlier than we once thought, and you may have feet like an ape! Intrigued? Let’s go, it’s science news time! Read More Science News: 6/4/13
The World Health Organization approved a nonsurgical circumcision device for adult males, which involves a rubber band. The New York Times explains that “For a heterosexual man in countries where AIDS is common, being circumcised lowers the chance of getting infected by about 60 percent.” For more about circumcision and HIV risk, click here. Read More Good News: Circumcision, Cease-Fires, City Transit, and More
MYANMAR (AL JAZEERA) Renewed violence between Rohingya and Buddhists in Western Myanmar has displaced more than 22,000 people according to the UN. The unrest has killed dozens and razed whole neighborhoods, mostly Muslim communities. Read More News in Asia
Another day, another news cycle. And you know, another week of bad news.
It’s science news time again, y’all! We’ve got a couple of the coolest self-portraits ever, alcoholic tree shrews (see if you can spot my truly terrible Shakespeare joke!), and intelligent sharks. Just when you thought it was safe to go back to PMag! Read More Science News: 9/11/12