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Scientists develop vaccine for HIV

Scientists develop vaccine for HIV

A new vaccine-based treatment for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) has succeeded in suppressing the virus in five patients, raising hopes further research could help prevent Aids without the need for daily drugs. Independent of the United Kingdom reported on Friday ...

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Astronomers find 7 new planets

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Astronomers have found a nearby solar system with seven Earth-sized planets, three of which circle their parent star at the right distance for liquid surface water, research published on Wednesday showed. The star, known as TRAPPIST-1, is a small, dim ...

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South Africa court blocks ICC pullout

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South Africa’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been ruled “unconstitutional and invalid” by the High Court. South Africa notified the UN of its intention to leave last October, accusing the ICC of undermining its sovereignty. ...

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Another earthquake shakes Italy

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An earthquake measuring 4.0 magnitude was reported in the l’Aquila province early on Monday morning, with the tremors also felt in the Marche region. The quake struck at 4:13am with an epicentre 14km from Amatrice, where a deadly earthquake killed ...

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