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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s new official amphibian is a slimy, 2-foot-long (0.6-meter) salamander that needs clean streams to thrive.
Gov. Tom Wolf signed legislation Tuesday granting the honor to the Eastern hellbender, a nocturnal animal whose colorful nicknames include snot otter, lasagna lizard and mud devil.
Members of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s [...]
MANILA, Philippines — Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said Wednesday that the power plants that are delayed in delivering the expected new power supply should be penalized.
Gatchalian, who chairs the Senate committee on energy, cited two reasons for the low energy reserve that Metro Manila is currently experiencing, which resulted in the [...]
A new study has found that many teens using e-cigarettes appear to be inhaling significant quantities of nicotine without realizing.
The research, published in the journalPediatrics, studied 517 individuals aged 12 to 21. Participants were asked to fill out questionnaires about their use of regular cigarettes, e-cigarettes and marijuana. Almost 14% [...]
MANILA, Philippines — The continued rise in the number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases is causing an additional burden to the prevalence of tuberculosis in the country, according to health experts.
Since those living with HIV are 37 times more likely to develop tuberculosis, the likelihood of them transmitting the [...]
It was a name change that was begging to be made. It took just one swap of a number to rename a road in Donegal, Ireland to R2D2.
Ahead of a three-day Star Wars festival set to take place in Inishowen Peninsula in Donegal, local county council members approved the proposal [...]
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