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Wind turbine sounds do not harm health, study finds

World / Science & Health Jun 22, 2020

Wind turbine sounds do not harm health, study finds

The low-frequency, inaudible sounds made by wind power stations are not damaging to human health despite widespread fears that they cause unpleasant symptoms, research published in Finland on Monday said. A number of studies have already concluded that the audible noise from the energy-generating windmills ...

'Astonishing' giant circle of pits found near Stonehenge

World / Science & Health Jun 22, 2020

'Astonishing' giant circle of pits found near Stonehenge

Archaeologists have discovered a wide circle of deep pits surrounding an ancient settlement near Stonehenge, opening up new lines of investigation into the origins and meaning of the mysterious, prehistoric monument. Among Britain's most recognizable landmarks, the standing stones at Stonehenge draw tourists from around ...

Chinese bomber approaches Taiwan in latest fly-by near island

Asia Pacific Jun 22, 2020

Chinese bomber approaches Taiwan in latest fly-by near island

Chinese Air Force jets, including at least one bomber, briefly entered Taiwan's air defense identification zone on Monday, before being warned off by its air force, the island's military said, the eighth such encounter in two weeks. The encounter came on the day President Tsai ...

Rise in game addicts prompts Japan to enhance consultation system

National Jun 22, 2020

Rise in game addicts prompts Japan to enhance consultation system

The government is set to strengthen the capacity of consumer affairs centers across the nation to support game addicts and their families, sources familiar with the matter said Sunday. The Consumer Affairs Agency plans to build a consultation system that will connect such people with ...