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 Note — August 24, 2015 This article is insufficiently clear on one detail, namely that one victim (the gunman’s mother) was shot and killed in a separate location. The toll of 28 includes her and the gunman.  Friday, December 14, 2012 Before turning the gun on himself, a 20-year-old male opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, killing 28 people, 20 of them children ranging from five to ten years old. Approximately... read more

<div class=Australian researchers confirm stress makes you sick
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Wednesday, December 7, 2005 Australian researchers say they have scientifically proven that stress causes sickness. The Garvan Institute in Sydney has discovered that a hormone, known as neuropeptide Y, (NPY) is released into the body during times of stress. Their findings show the hormone can stop the immune system from functioning properly. “Neuropeptide Y is one of those hormones that gets unregulated or released from neurones when stressful... read more

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Wednesday, December 7, 2005 Australian researchers say they have scientifically proven that stress causes sickness. The Garvan Institute in Sydney has discovered that a hormone, known as neuropeptide Y, (NPY) is released into the body during times of stress. Their findings show the hormone can stop the immune system from functioning properly. “Neuropeptide Y is one of those hormones that gets unregulated or released from neurones when stressful... read more

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‘Fascinating’ and ‘provocative’ research examines genetic elements of bipolar, schizophrenia

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Saturday, October 1, 2011 Last week, Nature Genetics carried twin studies into the genetics of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This special report examines the month’s research into the illnesses in detail, with Wikinews obtaining comment from experts based in Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom ahead of the U.S. Mental Illness Awareness Week, which starts tomorrow. Eleven genetic regions were identified; seven of these... read more

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Employees killed in Foxconn manufacturing factory

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Thursday, May 26, 2011 On Friday evening, an explosion in Chengdu, China caused partial shutdown of a facility operated by Foxconn, one of the world’s biggest electronics manufacturers and a major supplier to companies like Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Sony, Apple, Motorola and Nokia. Initial investigations now suggest the explosion was caused by poor ventilation, which lead to high concentrations of combustible dust. The blast happened at 7:18PM,... read more

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Sydney welcomes home the Australian Olympic Team

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Monday, August 20, 2012 Sydney, New South Wales — Earlier today, in the city’s central business district, the Australian Olympic Team were welcomed home in the first of a series of parades to be held in each Australian state capital. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Thousands of Australians lined George Street, the city’s original high street, and in front of Town Hall. At the ceremony welcoming the atheletes home, Lauren Jackson... read more

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Australia/2005

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NASA’s new space capsule to be ready for test flights by 2013

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Friday, October 1, 2010 NASA’s Space Shuttle replacement, the Orion spacecraft, is anticipated to be ready for test flights by 2013. Orion, part of the original Constellation program proposal, would be used in a NASA initiative to return astronauts to the moon. However, United States president Barack Obama cancelled the program in his 2011 budget. He instead advised NASA to focus on a manned mission to an asteroid, and then to Mars. Obama supports... read more

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UK company “seriously considering” GPS tracking devices in school uniforms

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Saturday, August 25, 2007 The leading supplier of school uniforms in the United Kingdom, Lancashire-based manufacturer Trutex, has announced it is “seriously considering” including GPS tracking devices in future ranges of its uniform products after conducting an online survey of both parents and children. “As a direct result of the survey, we are now seriously considering incorporating a [tracking] device into future ranges” said... read more

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Australian man allegedly ignites carpet, plastic with static electricity

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Saturday, September 17, 2005 A story about a man carrying over 30,000 (sometimes reported as 40,000) volts of static electricity in his body, allegedly generated by a wool sweater and nylon jacket combination, is circulating through major news outlets. The story, carried first by the Warrnambool Standard, says that the man, Frank Clewer, a 58-year old cleaner from Dennington, involuntarily created a scene by causing fire departments to evacuate three... read more

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