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Largest All-Women Expedition Heads To Antarctica

On Friday the largest ever all-female expedition to Antarctica is setting sail, hoping to increase the number of women in important scientific roles around the world, writes Ben Collins.

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Did Aliens Come Calling? Astronaut Says He Heard Eerie Knocking Sound While In Outer Space

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It was a peculiar knocking sound like someone tapping on the outside on the spacecraft but when astronaut Yang Liwei went over to the porthole to look out, there was nothing there.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

The outtakes from the keynote speech of Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak from yesterday’s assembly dominate the frontpages of the English dailies today.

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Between Smoking And Vaping, There Is Now A Third Way - The Smokeless Cigarette

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In what could be the biggest step forward in the tobacco industry in decades, a new product could revolutionize how people smoke and reduce harmful risks significantly.

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Vegetarian And Vegan Diets Good For Kids And Adults, Nutritionists Say

Pic: ReutersPlant-based diets are tied to a lower risk of health problems like heart disease, diabetes, obesity and certain cancers - and pretty much anyone can eat this way, according to a leading group of nutritionists.

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Cancer Drugs May Remain Approved Despite Lack Of Benefit

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In the United States, cancer drugs are sometimes approved through sped-up processes - and they often stay approved even if later studies show them to be inferior to other options or even worse than doing nothing, a new study found.

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UMNO-PAS Cooperation Can Strengthen Malay Muslim Unity, But What Do The Rest Of Malaysians Think About That

LAST Sunday, Umno information chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa said that if DAP could accept Tun Dr Mahathir, perhaps it's not entirely impossible for Umno to accept Pas and vice versa for the purpose of cooperation.

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Nestle Touts New Technology To Reduce Sugar In Chocolate

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Nestle, the world's largest packaged food group, said it had devised a new technology that has the potential to reduce sugar in some of its confectionery products by up to 40 percent without affecting the taste.

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9 Filipinos And 1 Indonesian Jailed For Using Fake MyKads

PORT DICKSON: Nine Filipinos and one Indonesian landed themselves in trouble when they were sentenced to at least 12 to 24  months in jail by the Magistrates' Court here for allegedly using fake identity cards (MyKads) as well as keeping identity cards belong to others, Kosmo! Online reports.

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He Went To A Barber For A Haircut And Shave, But Ended Up With This Hideous Growth

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Like any other man, Keith Crowell thought nothing about getting a shave while at a barbershop.

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