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Medical News Today: The curious case of a blind woman who sees motion
MNT The brain's ability to rewire itself, or neuroplasticity, explains the case of a blind woman who can see objects only when they... 1 week
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SCIENCE DAILY Since the visual processing centres of her brain went dark after a stroke, a Scottish woman has been unable to see objects. However, she has developed the remarkable... 2 weeks
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A Weird Lump on a Woman's Face Turned Out to Be a Worm Crawling Under Her Skin
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How a Python Ate a Woman Whole and Left Hardly a Trace of the Fierce Attack
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Medical News Today: Rare case of bubonic plague reported in Idaho
MNT This week, the case of a young boy contracting plague has been in the news. Here, we cover the details and offer advice for those who... 4 days
Epileptic boy's case sparks UK review of medical pot laws
ABC NEWS British Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Britain must quickly review its policies on medical marijuana use in light of the case of a 12-year-old boy whose mother says... 6 days
If people with learning disabilities can't consent to marry, they're at risk of forced marriage
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In test case for gig economy, UK court backs contractor
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Woman Sues NASA Over Vial of Moon Dust She Says Gifted by Neil Armstrong
SPACE.COM A woman has sued NASA to claim the moon dust she says Neil Armstrong gifted her as a child. Laura... 2 weeks
Epileptic boy at center of cannabis oil case in UK hospital
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On This Day In Space! June 18, 1983: Sally Ride Becomes 1st American Woman in Space
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Naming rights for five new snail-sucking snake species auctioned to save forests in Ecuador
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Tweeting Oncologist Draws Ire And Admiration For Calling Out Hype
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Helping visually impaired children to 'feel' the universe
PHYS.ORG A University of Portsmouth project is helping blind and visually impaired children to 'feel' the universe. 4 days
Ubisoft sees blockbusters shaped by fans and stars
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Mars Will Soon 'Reverse Its Course' in the Sky
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Mars Will Soon 'Reverse Its Course' in the Sky
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Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans
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Molecular machine exploits motion in a single direction
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Terra satellite sees Tropical Depression Carlotta weakening over Mexico
PHYS.ORG NASA Terra satellite captured an image of Tropical Depression Carlotta as it was making landfall in southwestern Mexico where it weakened into a remnant low pressure area. 5 days
Aqua satellite sees Tropical Depression Gaemi exit Taiwan
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Child in Idaho recovering from plague, state's 2nd case since 1990: Officials
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