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Students losing sleep because of study demands

VietNamNet Bridge – A survey has found that 80 percent of students sleep less than seven hours a day. 80 percent of students sleep less than 7 hours a day The survey was conducted by two high school students Tran Thuy Trang and Pham Thi Khanh Vy from Gia Dinh School in HCMC and made ... Read More »

Jakarta stock exchange ceiling collapses

An mezzanine ceiling has collapsed at the Jakarta stock exchange building (IDX), with reports that at least a dozen people have been injured. Images on social media show pieces of ceiling and broken furniture in the lobby of the building in the Indonesian capital, amid clouds of dust. The area has been evacuated and cordoned off by police, say witnesses. ... Read More »

CES 2018: How social media has reshaped WWE wrestling

Stephanie McMahon is a more hands-on executive than most. As well as being World Wrestling Entertainment’s (WWE) chief brand officer, she has been a regular fixture inside the ring since her on-screen debut in 1999. WWE has stopped calling its female wrestlers Divas — Photo: WWE As a wrestler, she held the Women’s Championship belt and was part of some ... Read More »

Facebook plans major changes to news feed

Facebook is to change how its news feed works, making posts from businesses, brands and media less prominent. Instead, content that sparks conversations among family and friends who use the site will be emphasised, explained chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on his page. Organisations on Facebook may see the popularity of their posts decrease as a result, the firm acknowledged. The ... Read More »

How flowering plants conquered the world

Scientists think they have the answer to a puzzle that baffled even Charles Darwin: How flowers evolved and spread to become the dominant plants on Earth. Flowering plants, or angiosperms, make up about 90% of all living plant species, including most food crops. In the distant past, they outpaced plants such as conifers and ferns, which predate them, but how ... Read More »

Unemployed university graduates study for doctorate despite job outlook

VietNamNet Bridge – The updated bulletin on Vietnamese labor market released by MOLISA on December 26, 2017 showed that 1.07 million workers were unemployed in the third quarter of the year, a decrease of 6,800 workers compared with the previous quarter and 42,900 compared with the same period last year.  1.07 million workers were unemployed in Q3 2107 The unemployment ... Read More »

Disabled students given opportunities to get better education

A project to give an educational opportunities to disabled students launched by the Disability Research and Capacity Development Center (DRD) in Ho Chi Minh City has made a real difference. The project has helped many disabled students to integrate into the community and show their ability. Two years ago, the University of Pedagogy and the University of Social Sciences and ... Read More »

BRCA gene mutation 'doesn't affect breast cancer survival'

Young women treated for breast cancer have the same survival rates regardless of whether they have the BRCA gene mutation, a study suggests. The BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer by four-to-eightfold. The study of 2,733 British women also found a double mastectomy did not improve survival rates for patients with the mutation 10 ... Read More »

Will Cape Town be the first city to run out of water?

Cape Town, home to Table Mountain, African penguins, sunshine and sea, is a world-renowned tourist destination. But it could also become famous for being the first major city in the world to run out of water. The CityTaps smart water meter is fairly easy to install — Photo: CITYTAPS Most recent projections suggest its water could run out as early ... Read More »

Huge black hole blasts out 'double burp'

Astronomers have caught a massive black hole letting out a “double burp” after binging on hot gas. Arrows point to the the two burps of gas coming from the black hole; the top arrow points to the newer burp and the bottom arrow points to the older one — Photo: NASA/STSCI/CXC When cosmic gas comes near one of these sinkholes, ... Read More »