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Countries Around The World Beat The U.S. On Paid Parental Leave

(Left) Edith Einarsson, Kristina Ingemarsdotter Persson, Samuel Einarsson and Per Einarsson. (Center) Yao Zhang, Shanshan Zhang and Rachel Meng. (Right) Lama Dossary and her daughter Leila. Linda Johansson/Courtesy of Kristina Ingemarsdotter Persson; Courtesy of Rachel Meng; Bushra Al-Hinai/Courtesy of Lama Dossary Out of 193 countries in the United Nations, only …

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Adele Bloch-Bauer was an avid art patron at the centre of Vienna’s cultural life. And when she sat for a portrait by Gustav Klimt, she was transformed into an icon, writes Kimberly Bradley Pleading… or challenging? In her portraits, it’s difficult to read what might have been going on behind …

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Dinosaur footprint found in Mongolia’s Gobi Desert among world’s largest, researchers say

PHOTO: The footprint is 106 centimetres long and 77 centimetres wide. (Supplied: Okayama University of Science) A dinosaur footprint found in Mongolia’s Gobi Desert is among the largest ever discovered, researchers say. The 106 centimetre-long, 77 centimetre-wide footprint was from a herbivorous dinosaur’s left hind leg, Japan’s Okayama University of …

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Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi wins 2016 Nobel medicine prize

Tu Youyou’s Nobel Prize for her anti-malaria drug inspires China’s pharmaceutical firms to innovate and improve Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for his discovery of mechanisms for degrading and recycling cellular components, the award-giving body said on Monday. The Karolinska Institute honoured Ohsumi for …

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‘It put me off my favourite food forever’: Women with breast cancer on what they never knew about chemotherapy

A cancer nurse has collected candid accounts of what treatment is really like Millions of people are diagnosed with breast cancer each year Getty Images/iStockphoto Each year more than 14 million people are diagnosed with cancer. Among them are the 11,000 women in the UK who are told that they have breast …

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