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Report details Tiger Woods' confusion after crash

Golf icon Tiger Woods wasn't sure where he was when a sheriff's deputy interviewed him after his one-car crash in ...

Three ways RNA is being used in the next generation of medical treatment

You might have heard the term "RNA" recently thanks to the development of the Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines, which ...

Are vegan diets good for your heart?

Around half a million British people are now vegan, according to the Vegan Society. In the US, there's been a ...

Five questions that need answering in a COVID public inquiry

Where there is much to be positive about regarding the UK's strong vaccine rollout, a public inquiry into how this ...

Post-pandemic travel: the trends we'll see when the world opens up again

It's been a while since the question "where should I travel to next?" has felt within reach.COVID-19 continues to affect ...

Viking DNA and the pitfalls of genetic ancestry tests

A middle-aged white man raises his sword to the skies and roars to the gods. The results of his genetic ...

AVITA honored with The Prestigious Rising Brand in India

New Delhi [India], April 9 (ANI/NewsVoir): AVITA the biggest consumer tech brand was honoured with The Prestigious Rising Brand in ...

''My concern is to protect farmers from COVID-19"

Ambala (Haryana) [India], April 9 (ANI): Haryana Home and Health Minister Anil Vij on Friday said the state will work ...

Anxious about going out into the world? You're not alone, but there's help

It's the moment we thought we were all waiting for...or is it? We were cautiously optimistic about the end of ...

Glitchy screens, 'cat lawyers' and hot mics: The perils of Zoom courts

When COVID-19 was declared a pandemic more than a year ago, physical courtrooms across Canada and around the world closed, ...

In an AI world we need to teach students how to work with robot writers

Robots are writing more of what we read on the internet. And artificial intelligence (AI) writing tools are becoming freely ...

Most Australians support First Nations Voice to parliament: survey

The deaths in custody of five Indigenous Australians since March highlight the treatment of First Nations peoples as one of ...

'Sacred forests' in West Africa capture carbon and keep soil healthy

In parts of West Africa, patches of forest have been preserved for long periods of time because of their cultural ...

AstraZeneca vaccine: what now for rollout in the UK and Europe?

Regulators in the UK and Europe have said it looks increasingly likely that several rare ...

Curious Kids: What is the sky?

Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. Have a question you'd like an expert to answer? Send ...

Why young people feel safer talking about suicide online than in real life

After Oprah Winfrey's interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, much-needed conversations about mental health and specifically suicide opened up ...

Ukraine: rapid escalation of conflict in 2014 has lessons for today

Reports that Russia has been moving large numbers of troops and military hardware towards the Ukrainian border have raised fears ...

White supremacy is the root of all race-related violence in the US

Amid the disturbing rise in attacks on Asian Americans since March 2020 is a troubling category of these assaults: Black ...

Grattan on Friday: Scott Morrison finds strong women can be tough players

Scott Morrison is inclined to underestimate tough women.He's done this in the past, to his detriment. In 2006, when he ...

Cavaliers, Thunder see budding youngsters as bright spots

Neither the Cleveland Cavaliers nor the Oklahoma City Thunder are currently in playoff position. But working with an eye toward ...

The zombie company problem and what it means for our economies - podcast

In this episode of The Conversation Weekly, why some economists are worried about a growing army of "zombie companies" with ...

What happens when your arts minister suffers from cultural cringe?

Who gets what in the arts has long been topic of much debate. There are myriad issues round elitism, regional ...

British people have unusual views on inequality - new study

The end of lockdowns is in sight but the road out of these restrictions is only the start of a ...

Inequality: views of British people stand out from other nations

The end of lockdowns is in sight but the road out of these restrictions is only the start of a ...

How The Conversation's journalism made a difference in March

Every month, we ask The Conversation authors what happened after we published their articles. Here are some of their stories ...

With the government on the ropes, Anthony Albanese has a fighting chance

Some promising polling for Labor in recent weeks has inevitably raised that perennial question for a party whose national triumphs ...

How organisational culture affects business performance in Nigeria

The small and medium scale enterprise (SME) sector plays a critical economic role in both developed and developing countries. It ...

How insecurity affects the lives of everyone in the Niger Delta

Nigeria has an urgent insecurity problem. News from the country often emphasises insecurity related to Islamic insurgents in Northern Nigeria, ...

COVID-19 amplifies the complexity of disability and race

In Canada, COVID-19 has exacerbated long-standing institutional and systemic inequalities for disabled people. And these inequalities are rooted in ableism.Ableism ...

Sustainability rankings don't always identify sustainable companies

British American Tobacco (famous for cigarettes), Coca-Cola (world-renowned for its sugary soft drinks) and Glencore (a British/Swiss mining company) were ...

How to stop psychopaths and narcissists from winning positions of power

One of the human race's biggest problems has been that people who occupy positions of power are often incapable of ...

Las sirenas no existen pero, ¿por que nos fascinan tanto sus historias?

Las sirenas, criaturas submarinas que son mitad peces y mitad humanos, no existen excepto en la imaginacion de las personas. ...

Should US Boycott Beijing Olympics

The political dispute over a new election law in the southern state of Georgia has broadened into a debate over ...

Building trust among parents and teachers is key to reopening schools

A New York City mother said she kept her son in remote schooling during the pandemic because she believes city ...

Berejiklian Government's latest koala plan out of touch with reality

The latest koala plan from the NSW Government has outraged conservationists and destroyed any remaining credibility, writes Sue Arnold.A RECENT ...

President's Brief: A Network Of Our Fans, By Our Fans, For Our Fans

Jason Wright We've learned a lot about our fans in the past nine months, but some of the most valuable ...

Sex, lies and iPhone pics: Scott Morrison's imperfect storm

The tawdry sex scandals plaguing the Morrison Government are drawing attention to its deeper and far more serious problems, writes ...

U.S. must pay UN dues of peacekeeping budget: former officials

WASHINGTON, April 8 (Xinhua) -- Three retired senior officials of the U.S. Department of State have urged the current administration ...

Freeing education from housing

Virginia Walden Ford and her twin sister, Harrietta, were among the first 130 students to desegregate the high schools in ...

Theres an app for that

When Apple opens its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, it's bound to get a lot of coverage in the ...

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Cryptocurrencies surge to $2 trillion on Monday, led by Bitcoin

NEW YORK, New York: Driven by the surge in demand for cryptocurrencies from both institutional and retail investors, the market ...

Google victorious at Supreme Court in copyright case brought by Oracle

WASHINGTON D.C.: Google has emerged victorious in a case filed by Oracle, as the U.S. Supreme Court that Google's use ...

Another record-breaking day on Wall Street, Dow up nearly 300 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on fire on Friday as investors and traders bought shares across all ...

Southwest, United bring back over 500 pilots to fly summer schedule

DALLAS, Texas: Southwest Airlines has recalled more than 200 pilots from voluntary extended leave.The airline said 209 of its pilots ...

Irish solicitors to be licensed in England, Wales

DUBLIN, Ireland: Under a just released agreement, Irish solicitors will now be able to practice law in England and Wales. ...

Listless day for Asian stocks Friday, greenback recovers

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Inflationary fears undermined stocks in mainland China and Hong Kong on Friday, while a modest rise ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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