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    These mice have brains that are part human. So are they mice, or men?
     29 July 2018
    They're not solving cryptic crosswords or doing Sudoku just yet. But mice with human brain cells — that are smarter than their "pure" mouse counterparts — are on a challenging frontline of both stem cell medicine and research ethics.
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    Ellie Soutter: Tributes flow for British snowboarder who died on her 18th birthday
    28 Jul: Family and fellow athletes pay tribute to snowboarder Ellie Soutter, who claimed Great Britain's only medal at last year's European Youth Olympic Winter Festival.... more
    At least three shot dead in Texas nursing home incident
    28 Jul: At least three people have been shot dead in a Texas nursing home and two further bodies were found in a separate home believed to be linked to the incident... more
    Missing persons' families keep Loren going 24/7
    28 Jul: When Loren's brother disappeared, finding her younger "sidekick" became her priority. Seven years on, she's helping other families to search for their own missing relatives.... more
    Star Wars Episode IX: Carrie Fisher returns using unreleased footage from Force Awakens
    28 Jul: Carrie Fisher's unexpected death from heart problems after the filming of The Last Jedi raised questions about how the character of Princess Leia would be treated in the next film, but we now have some answers.... more
    Canada prides itself on being safer than the US, but shootings are on the rise
    28 Jul: Toronto has a fraction of the shooting deaths of US cities. And yet, I spent Monday morning checking my sisters were still alive. We've seen a spike in gun violence and we can't be complacent, writes Andrea Lee-Greenberg.... more
    Julian Assange cannot stay in embassy forever, Ecuador's President says
    28 Jul: Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno says has been in contact with the British Government about ending Julian Assange's stay at the London embassy, where he has been since seeking asylum there in 2012.... more
    Vanuatu volcano: Entire island to be evacuated as ash blankets villages and blacks out sky
    27 Jul: The population of an entire island in Vanuatu is set to be evacuated for the second time in less than a year as increasing ash clouds from an erupting volcano turn day into night.... more
    UK heatwave: MCC permits Lord's members to dress down for cricket as Brits swelter in the heat
    27 Jul: The heatwave in the UK has led to the unprecedented move of Lord's, the home of cricket, relaxing its strict dress code for MCC members and their guests due to "abnormally warm" weather.... more
    Eight sentenced to death, 88 get life in prison over PNG sorcery murders
    27 Jul: Sentences are handed down to a group of almost 100 men in Papua New Guinea for their involvement in the brutal killing of seven people, including two children, who they thought were conducting sorcery.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     01 Aug: France passes new law banning smartphones, tablets and smartwatches in schools +++++++++++++++++++++
     27 Jul: British ex-spies warn of risks dealing with Chinese telecom Huawei ++++++++++++++++++++
     18 Jul: 18 men charged with repeatedly raping 12-year-old girl in India +++++++++++++++
     30 Jul: French skier who disappeared in 1954 in Italy identified with help from social media ++++++++++++++
     23 Jul: Fact check: Could asylum seekers travelling from New Zealand obtain a visa on arrival in Australia? ++++++++++
     30 Jul: How databases like My Health Record could help us understand how disease is inherited +++++++++
     30 Jul: Inside Indonesia's secret school for the children of terrorism +++++++++

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