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French Companies Develop Breakthrough Heart Disease Treatments

French Companies Develop Breakthrough Heart Disease Treatments

One of the biggest causes of death globally is heart disease. Often called “the silent killer,” heart disease is dangerous because many people die of heart illnesses without even realizing they’re at risk. For many people, a single heart attack is the first–and last–symptom they have of their illness, leaving …

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Russia and Ukraine: Conflict Could Be Approaching

Russia and Ukraine: Conflict Could Be Approaching

Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have remained high since the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Now, things could be getting tense between the two countries again, as military maneuvers by Russian personnel have been reported near the country’s border with Ukraine. Footage on social media that has not yet been …

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Report: Teens Seeking Psychiatric Help at Record High

Report: Teens Seeking Psychiatric Help at Record High

While one’s teenage years are often marked by fun activities with school friends and the discovery of the kind of person one plans to be, those same years can also be socially draining and brutal for one’s mental health. This is evidenced by new numbers from the EU suggesting that …

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Google Maps to Default to Route with Lowest Carbon Footprint

Google Maps to Default to Route with Lowest Carbon Footprint

While some people live in densely-populated regions with robust public transit, that isn’t true for everyone. For most of us, we’ve got to use our cars to get from place to place. While this does increase our carbon footprint, it’s often necessary due to the layout of some cities and …

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French Drug Company Found Guilty of Manslaughter

French Drug Company Found Guilty of Manslaughter

A French pharmaceutical company was found guilty of manslaughter and deception on Monday. The company, Servier Laboratories, was the defendant in a case by 6,500 French citizens who had taken the diabetes medication Mediator as a diet pill. The company was accused of marketing the diabetes medication as an appetite …

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Will Meat Substitutes Replace Real Meat?

Will Meat Substitutes Replace Real Meat?

Europe is heading for a meatless future if current trends hold. By 2035, a new study from Boston Consulting Group suggests, meat substitutes will reach a price and quality that is on-par with meat from animals. As such, the study suggests, lab-made replacements are likely to overtake “normal” meat in …

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Lego Wins Major Court Case in EU Over Patent

Lego Wins Major Court Case in EU Over Patent

Lego, the Denmark-based building block toy company, has won a major patent case in the General Court of the European Union, the EU’s second-highest court. The decision reverses an earlier case by EU Intellectual Property Office that held that the Lego brick’s design was not patent-protected, as the design is …

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Cargo Ship Stuck in Suez Canal Blocks Egypt Shipping

Cargo Ship Stuck in Suez Canal Blocks Egypt Shipping

Supply lines all over the world are strained at best, and the last thing anyone in the industry needed was another problem to deal with. However, coincidence and bad luck have both led to another wrench in global shipping: one of the world’s largest cargo ships has run aground in …

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