Strongest earthquake in 40 years hits Southeast Asia

Sunday, December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean – The death toll continues to grow and millions face a homeless life in the new year as coastal communities in south Asia struggle against continued aftershocks and flooding caused by the largest earthquake to strike the planet in more than a generation. The magnitude 9.0 undersea megathrust earthquake struck off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia on December 26, 2004, at 00:58:50 UTC (or 07:58:50 local time inContinue reading


Petition pressures City of Edinburgh Council to review clause affecting live music scene

Thursday, June 25, 2015 Live music venues in Edinburgh, Scotland are awaiting a review later this year on the 2005 licensing policy, which places limitations on the volume of amplified music in the city. Investigating into how the policy is affecting the Edinburgh music scene, a group of Wikinews writers interviewed venue owners, academics, the City of Edinburgh Council, and local band The Mean Reds to get different perspectives on the issue. Since the clauseContinue reading


Recall of Thomas the Tank Engine toys due to lead-paint fears

Thursday, June 21, 2007 A recall issued last week for Thomas the Tank Engine toys made in China and containing lead-based paint, is the latest scare for consumers, and follows recent scandals involving Chinese-made pet food, pharmaceuticals, toothpaste and other toys, The New York Times has reported in a series of articles. Last week, RC2, a U.S. toy company based in Oak Brook, Illinois, issued a recall for its popular wooden “Thomas the Tank EngineContinue reading


Hybrid Mri Systems Market By Field Strength, Market Growth

Click Here To Find Out More About: Virtual Mental Healthcare For International Students Hybrid MRI Systems Market by Field Strength, market growth by ShivakrishnaMagnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a medicinal imaging method utilized as a part of radiology to take pictures of the life Anatomy and the physiological procedures of the body in both well-being and ailment. Hybrid MRI means MRI Systems combined with other powerful imaging techniques. MRI Systems combined with Radiography is usedContinue reading

Category:Australia Day

This is the category for Australia Day, the national day of Australia celebrated annually on January 26. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 3 January 2014: Wikinews interviews Australian wheelchair basketball player Tina McKenzie 27 January 2013: Australian Manns Mitre 10 hardware store closes after rent dispute 14 May 2012: Sydney’s ‘Angel of The Gap’ dies after decades rescuing the suicidal 26 January 2012: Wikinews Shorts: January 27, 2012 25 January 2012: GeoffreyContinue reading


Shooting at school leaves one dead in Tennessee, United States

Thursday, August 21, 2008 On Thursday, 15-year-old student, Ryan McDonald, was shot and killed. The shooting occurred at just after 8:00am (UTC-5), at Central High School, in Knoxville, Tennessee. According to Deputy Chief of Police of the Knoxville police department, William C. Roehl stated that the shooting was not “random” and that “they had contact with one another”. The shooting which occurred 8:11am (UTC-5), followed a confrontation in the cafeteria. Police arrived on the sceneContinue reading


Neuroscientists tell Wikinews about empathy and harm aversion observed in lab rats

Thursday, April 30, 2020 In findings published last month in the journal Current Biology, neuroscientists from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience examined harm aversion in laboratory rats for conspecifics — rats not wanting to hurt other members of the same species — and reported which region of the brain was crucial for it. Wikinews caught up with Dr Christian Keysers and Dr Valeria Gazzola, two of the authors who contributed to the paper. For theContinue reading


Choosing A Wireless Spy Camera

Click Here To Find Out More About: Cameras In Classrooms Benefits Choosing a Wireless spy camera by greeceplanbespy Every other day we hear about new inventions and advancements in the field of science and technology. These days, People are not only conscious about these advancements but they are also eager to use these recent inventions of science. Wireless spy camera is one of the most recent inventions of the recent era. It has become veryContinue reading

Category:Featured article

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Category:Nuclear medicine

This is the category for Nuclear medicine. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 19 October 2009: Iran uranium talks “off to a good start” 10 July 2009: Canada pursues new nuclear research reactor to produce medical isotopes 20 May 2009: Canadian nuclear reactor shutdown causes worldwide medical isotope shortage 18 May 2009: Court rules teen must take chemotherapy 4 November 2006: New Zealand radiographers plan to strike 9 September 2006: Iran voices defianceContinue reading