A team of researchers at the National Institutes of Health found that women in biomedical sciences are just as successful as men in sustaining grant funding.
Women in biomedical sciences as successful as men
A journalist from British broadcaster Channel 4 went undercover as a Facebook moderator and found a stream of toxic content that the company was failing to delete.
British broadcaster finds Facebook not deleting child abuse and racism
Nigeria, one of Africa’s two wealthiest economies, has overtaken India as home to the world’s greatest concentration of extreme poverty, amid warnings that the continent will host nine out of 10 of the world’s poorest people within 12 years.
Nigeria outstrips India as country with most people in poverty
Iran on Tuesday announced preparedness to cooperate with other West Asian states to control the pollution caused by dust particles and storms.
Iran ready to cooperate with West Asian nations to combat dust storms
The number of EU citizens who emigrated from the UK last year is the highest on record, the Office for National Statistics said.
Record number of EU citizens emigrate from UK
Complacency is starting to stall the fight against the global AIDS epidemic, with the pace of progress not matching what is needed, the United Nations warned on Wednesday.
UN: Global fight against AIDS at 'precarious point'
A total of 17.58 million babies were born in Chinese hospitals in 2017, according to figures released by the China’s National Health Commission.
China records 17.6m newborns in 2017
A cross-party group of British MPs criticized the Department for Work and Pensions’ “culture of indifference” after it took six years to correct a major error which left chronically-ill and disabled benefit claimants thousands of pounds out of pocket.
UK disability claimants owed £340m after DWP blunder
Adolescent students in a rural school in India who consumed an iron-biofortified version of the grain pearl millet exhibited improved attention and memory compared to those who consumed conventional pearl millet, according to Penn State researchers.
Eating iron-fortified grain improves students' attention, memory
The number of children dying in their first year of life has risen in Brazil for the first time since 1990.
Zika, health cuts blamed for rise in baby death rates in Brazil

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