Nagasaki University bans smoking from all educational posts

Nagasaki University will not, in principle, hire teachers or professionals who smoke, a movement that apparently is the

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From 9 to 9: Chinese technology workers against long working hours

Chinese technology workers are reacting against the industry's long hours, known as the "996" work schedule of

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The winds carry microplastics "everywhere" - even in remote mountains

Microplásticos are raining in remote mountains, revealed a new study, with winds capable of carrying pollution "to any

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Taliban announces ban on Red Cross and WHO in Afghanistan

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday it had suspended work in Afghanistan after the Taliban

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Taeko Watanabe, who are Yuki who committed suicide in 2008, talks in front of his portrait at her home in Akita, Japan February 9, 2019. Picture taken February 9, 2019. REUTERS / Elaine Lies

Akita Prefecture leads the fall in the country's suicide rate

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EU ban pesticide widely used for safety concerns

One of the world's most common pesticides will soon be banned by the European Union, after security officials have reported

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NEW YORK - 1958: In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the skin of a patient after three days of measles infection is seen at a New York hospital in 1958. Measles outbreaks have been reported throughout the US, with the latest reported February 5, 2015 at a daycare in suburban Chicago where as many as five children under the age of one have been infected. (Photo by CDC via Getty Images)

New York County banned unvaccinated children from public spaces

Officials in Rockland County, New York, took the extraordinary step of prohibiting minors from entering

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Eisai initiates 3 phase studies for Alzheimer's disease

The Eisai Co. reported on Friday that it began the 3 phase of clinical trials of Alzheimer's treatment BAN2401, a

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A massive petrochemical fire in Texas released toxic benzene into the air

A shelter alert was issued Thursday for thousands of residents living in the suburbs of Houston after

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