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‘God was there’: A year after landmark Canadian transplant, Maurice Desjardins is learning to live with another man’s face

“Gun cleaner shoots self” — Ottawa Sun headline, Jan. 12, 2011NOTRE-DAME-DE-LA-SALETTE, Que. — On the mantel inside the Desjardins house, which hugs Lac de l’Argile, a mountain lake about an hour’s drive northeast of Ottawa, there are no framed photos of Maurice Desjardins taken after what the family calls only “the accident.” There’s a picture… Read More »

How to live longer: Five foods to avoid if you want to improve your life expectancy

We cannot accurately predict the age we’ll live to, but we can however gain some indications by looking at older generations in the family, which could provide some clues to our genetics and possible life expectancy. Whilst this may provide some help, it’s interesting to know that actually only 25 per cent of individual differences… Read More »

Bacteria live in China’s thick smogs and may be making it even worse

Bacteria are thriving in Beijing’s smogVCG/VCG via Getty Images By Michael Marshall Bacteria are feeding and multiplying in the severe smogs that regularly blanket Chinese cities. The microorganisms could pose a threat in themselves and may also change the composition of the haze. China’s capital Beijing is regularly smothered in a thick, toxic haze that forms… Read More »