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Uganda Has Just Declared an End to its Ebola Outbreak

The Ugandan government has declared an end to its Ebola outbreak, less than four months after cases were first reported. There have been no new infections reported in over 42 days, which is twice the maximum incubation period of the virus. The latest outbreak of Ebola is one of the worst that Uganda has experienced in two decades. However, due to quick response measures taken by the government and collaboration between various organizations, the outbreak was successfully contained and prevented from spreading further.

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This 83-Year-Old Just Became the Oldest Person to Earn a Doctorate at Howard University

Howard University in Washington, DC has a new record holder - 83-year-old Marie Fowler just earned her doctorate there, making her the oldest person to do so. After years of study at the School of Divinity, she's now ready to teach and inspire others with her achievement. Despite doubts about returning to school after decades away, Fowler was motivated by her parents' experiences and encouraging words from her father. With a vibrant spirit and determination, she made history while proving that it's never too late to pursue your dreams.

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New 3D Printing Research is Paving the Way for Personalized Medication

A groundbreaking new 3D printing technique allows for multiple drugs to be printed in a single tablet, offering personalized pills with timed doses. Researchers at the University of Nottingham have developed this innovative method using Multi-Material InkJet 3D Printing (MM-IJ3DP), enabling tailored drug release profiles for more effective treatment options. The technology creates tablets that release drugs at controlled rates based on their design, simplifying complex medication regimens into a single dose.

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The French Post Office Just Released a Scratch-and-Sniff Baguette Stamp

In a delightful celebration of French culture, the Post Office has unveiled a scratch-and-sniff stamp featuring the iconic baguette. Priced at €1.96, this limited edition stamp boasts a bakery scent and showcases the beloved bread with patriotic flair. Launched on Saint-Honoré Day, it pays homage to the cherished symbol of French gastronomy. With only 594,000 copies available, this fragrant tribute to the UNESCO-recognized baguette is sure to be a hit among collectors and food enthusiasts alike!

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Shaquille O'Neal Paid for 15 of His Friends to Get Their Master’s Degrees

Shaquille O’Neal, the beloved American icon known as “Shaq,” recently shared his journey to earning a Master’s degree. Despite his successful NBA career, Shaq felt dismissed in business meetings due to lacking a degree. Determined to make a change, he paid for 15 people's tuition at the University of Phoenix to set up an in-person class. Shaq's commitment to education led him to earn not only a Master’s but also a Doctorate in Education from Barry University Florida with an impressive GPA of 3.813.

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China Has Developed a Revolutionary Electric Car Battery That Can Charge in 10 Minutes

China has developed a groundbreaking car battery that can charge in just 10 minutes and power a car for hundreds of miles. The International Energy Agency praised China's advancements in battery technology, highlighting batteries capable of traveling up to 600 miles between charges. These new batteries offer longer ranges and faster charging times, marking a significant breakthrough in electric vehicle technology.

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A Cactus Bloom That Opens For Just One Day a Year Was Just Captured by a Photographer

A stunning cactus bloom that only lasts for one day a year has been captured in a mesmerizing time-lapse video by a talented photographer. The pink flower slowly unfolds to reveal its beauty, bringing joy to viewers around the world. Despite not being identified, it is believed to be a variation of echinopsis known for its short-lived but gorgeous blooms. This heartwarming video has even captivated young audiences, with one toddler praising the "good job" done by the blooming flower.

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A Former Olympian Was Just Beaten in a Footrace by a 5th-Grader

Des Moines Superintendent Ian Roberts thought he'd have an easy win racing elementary schoolers, but the students surprised him with their competitive spirit. What started as a race against one lucky second-grader grew into a whole student body challenge. Despite his loss, Roberts was impressed by the young athletes' dedication and talent, especially fifth-grader Amayah Vilmael who won the race. Both parents and students were thrilled to have competed against a former Olympian, leaving everyone proud and excited for future opportunities.

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A New NASA Image Captures a Trio Of Stars In a Cosmic Nursery

NASA recently shared a captivating image of three young stars emerging from gaseous clouds, resembling a cosmic nursery. The star trio includes HP Tau, which fluctuates in brightness and is still in its adolescent stage. Located 550 light-years away in Taurus, these stars are shedding light on the process of stellar evolution and planet formation within protoplanetary disks. Thanks to Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 installed during Servicing Mission 4 in May 2009, astronomers have gained valuable insights into the origins of our solar system.

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Old Curbside Telecom Boxes Are Being Transformed into EV Charging Stations Across Britain

BT Group is transforming old curbside cable boxes into electric car charging stations in the UK, helping the country move towards a net zero emissions economy. These street cabinets, known as DSLAM boxes, can fully charge an EV in 6 to 8 hours using existing power lines. The first conversion has already taken place in East Lothian, Scotland with plans for more across the UK. With over 60,000 potential sites available, BT aims to repurpose existing infrastructure and make charging stations more accessible for drivers.

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How Special Programs Are Helping Children in Haiti Overcome Trauma

In Haiti, parents are learning games to help their children cope with trauma caused by ongoing gang violence. The training sessions aim to bring smiles and support to families in need. Despite the challenges, there is hope as parents receive tools like crayons and inflatable balls for their kids. Efforts are being made to address mental health taboos and provide much-needed assistance in a country facing a difficult situation.

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This 83-Year-Old Just Became the Oldest Person to Earn a Doctorate at Howard University

New 3D Printing Research is Paving the Way for Personalized Medication

The French Post Office Just Released a Scratch-and-Sniff Baguette Stamp

Shaquille O'Neal Paid for 15 of His Friends to Get Their Master’s Degrees

China Has Developed a Revolutionary Electric Car Battery That Can Charge in 10 Minutes

A Cactus Bloom That Opens For Just One Day a Year Was Just Captured by a Photographer

A Former Olympian Was Just Beaten in a Footrace by a 5th-Grader

A New NASA Image Captures a Trio Of Stars In a Cosmic Nursery

Old Curbside Telecom Boxes Are Being Transformed into EV Charging Stations Across Britain

How Special Programs Are Helping Children in Haiti Overcome Trauma