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Scientists capture the speed of death as it rages through a cell

For the first time ever, scientists have witnessed death itself moving through a cell and have measured its speed. The revolutionary finding could hold potential for the future treatment of cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists from the Stanford University School of Medicine witnessed the wave-like motion of cell death and published their groundbreaking findings in […]

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Stalin’s death mask unexpectedly fetches thousands at British auction

A death mask of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin has sold for six times more than its expected sale price at a British auction house – racking up a price tag of $ 17,200 (£13,500). The bronze mask was auctioned along with two signed casts of the late Russian leader’s hands at Canterbury Auction Galleries in […]

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Stalin’s death mask unexpectedly fetches thousands at British auction

A death mask of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin has sold for six times more than its expected sale price at a British auction house – racking up a price tag of $ 17,200 (£13,500). The bronze mask was auctioned along with two signed casts of the late Russian leader’s hands at Canterbury Auction Galleries in […]

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Child rapists face death in India after lawmakers toughen penalties for sex offenders

India’s parliament has toughened penalties for sex offenses and gang rapes, with brutal attacks against minors younger than 12 now becoming punishable by death, or at the very least 20 years behind bars. Amid public outcry over the brutality of sex crimes and gang rapes that had been sending shockwaves across India, the government had […]

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Creepy Momo messaging craze linked to girl’s death – but what is it?

Spanish and Mexican police have issued a warning about a creepy WhatsApp game linked to the suicide of a girl in Argentina. But what is the ‘Momo’ game? Based on the image of a ‘bird-woman’ sculpture from Japan, the viral game’s demon Momo character has become something of an urban legend online. With large popping […]

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Jordanian immigrant convicted for ‘honor killings’ in Texas may be put to death

A Houston court has found a Jordanian immigrant guilty of the ‘honor killing’ of his daughter’s husband and masterminding the murder of her friend in 2012. Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan now faces life imprisonment or the death penalty. Read more Furious that his daughter Nesreen had chosen to convert from Islam to Christianity and marry an […]

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