Safety by design: How zoo enclosures are evolving

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( CNN) “Keeping animals in, and people out.” It is a mantra that is fundamental to designing exhibits at zoos the world over, where enclosings must be safe environments for both animals and visitors. How it happened Watch the video The fingerpointing: who’s to blame? What the witness say Zoo stands by its decision The […]

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‘Patient zero’: The misunderstand stories of how illnes spreads

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( CNN) When a researcher’s scrawling of the letter O was misinterpreted as a zero in reference to a HIV patient in the early 1980 s, the provocative word “patient zero” was born. It triggered a wave of events in which the patient, Gatan Dugas, a French-Canadian flight attendant, was erroneously blamed for bringing the […]

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This Real-Life Condition Humans And Animals Deal With Looks Like The Stuff Of Legends

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This Is What Happens To Your Body When You’re Heartbroken

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1. In the moments after being blindsided by a breakup, your heart rate might fell, indicates research in Psychological Science that looked at people’s heart rates following a social rejection they didn’t see coming( researchers we spoke with said romantic rejection can definitely be considered a kind of social rejection ). 2. Once the shock […]

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‘Every crisis has a silver lining’: why Big Sur’s isolation is inducing people fitter

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Winter blizzards battered this stretching of coastal California, blocking the sole road but residents forced to leave their autoes at home have been feeling the benefit A community on the stretching of coastal California known as Big Sur has been largely cut off from the outside world since winter stormscollapsed a bridge to the north […]

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California’s assisted suicide law offers new alternative for terminal patients

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Burbank Matt Fairchild, 46, is in near constant pain. Advanced melanoma has spread to his brain and bones. He takes 26 drugs a day and rarely leaves his home except to go to doctors’ appointments. Fairchild, a retired army sergeant, refuses to say he is fighting a battle against cancer, because he knows it’s one […]

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