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A large international study involving more than 130, 000 people from 17 countries published recently in The Lancet (general medical journal) says physical activity of any kind can prevent heart disease and death.

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Go is an ancient strategy board game that’s been popular for at least 2,500 years.

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Nightmare superbugs

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Like all living things, bacteria constantly evolve to survive. Encountering a new antibiotic, they quickly find ways to evade it. Some have developed cell walls that keep antibiotics out. Others pump antibiotics out when they get in.

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Working dogs

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A dog is known as “man’s best friend”. Dogs have held jobs for centuries. These working canines certainly deserve recognition. Here are some examples.

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Stories from biblical scholars suggest tilapia was the fish used by Jesus to feed the crowd at the Sea of Galilee, the so-called ‘St. Peter’s Fish’. Tilapia is probably the oldest farm raised fish in the world. Today, over 80 nations produce farm-raised tilapia.

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Tennis-ball sized nodules are formed over millions of years and present on much of the world’s seabeds. The nodules contain primarily manganese, but also nickel, cobalt and copper, which makes them economically promising. Many thousands of square kilometers of the deep-sea floor are covered by these metal-bearing nodules. They are found in significant abundances in four regions of the ocean.

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