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Schizophrenia may be linked to a genetic mutation in childhood
Health News // 5 hours ago
Schizophrenia may be linked to a genetic mutation in childhood
Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Schizophrenia may come from a structural abnormality caused by a genetic mutation in the brain during childhood, a study says.
Legionnaires' disease lingers in shower, other home water sources, study says
Health News // 7 hours ago
Legionnaires' disease lingers in shower, other home water sources, study says
Jan. 16 (UPI) -- If you take a shower, you risk contracting a deadly disease, according to a recent study.
Flight attendants among 8 arrested for smuggling drugs into Australia
World News // 7 hours ago
Flight attendants among 8 arrested for smuggling drugs into Australia
Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Two flight attendants for a Malaysian airline were among eight people arrested for smuggling drugs into Australia, authorities said Wednesday.
Study: Cellular frenzy strengthens the body's immune system, study says
Health News // 7 hours ago
Study: Cellular frenzy strengthens the body's immune system, study says
Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A frenzy in bodily regulation can actually strengthen a person's immune system, which may help in fighting cancer and diabetes, new research suggests.
'Africa' by Toto playing on a loop in African desert
Odd News // 7 hours ago
'Africa' by Toto playing on a loop in African desert
Jan. 16 (UPI) -- An artist set up an installation designed to use solar power to play "Africa" by Toto in a Namibian desert indefinitely.
Spanish rescuers drilling into mountain to reach trapped toddler
World News // 8 hours ago
Spanish rescuers drilling into mountain to reach trapped toddler
Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Spanish rescuers are drilling a 260-foot long horizontal tunnel into the side of a mountain to reach a toddler who's been trapped for three days.
Sprint to stop selling location data to third parties
U.S. News // 8 hours ago
Sprint to stop selling location data to third parties
Jan. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. cellular carrier Sprint said Wednesday it's decided to stop selling customers' location data to third parties, including bounty hunters.
Large ice disc rotates in Maine river
Odd News // 9 hours ago
Large ice disc rotates in Maine river
Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A rotating disc of ice is mesmerizing onlookers in a Maine river, where it formed as a result of cold weather and water currents.
Raccoon dog found living under British family's deck
Odd News // 9 hours ago
Raccoon dog found living under British family's deck
Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A British family contacted animal rescuers when they discovered the animal living under their deck was an Asian raccoon dog.
North Korean men swept up in 'cosmetics craze,' report says
World News // 9 hours ago
North Korean men swept up in 'cosmetics craze,' report says
Jan. 16 (UPI) -- North Korean men are catching on to some fads more familiar to their counterparts in the South.
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