1st Baby Born Using Uterus Of Deceased Donor

Brazilian doctors are reporting the world’s first baby born to a woman with a uterus transplanted from a deceased donor. Eleven previous births have used a transplanted womb but from a living donor, usually a relative or friend. Experts said using uteruses from women who have died could make more transplants possible. Ten previous attempts
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observed the successful test of a “newly developed high-tech tactical” weapon though it was unclear what sort of armament it was. The viewing on Friday didn’t appear to be a nuclear or missile-related test, a string of which last year had many fearing war before the North turned to
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North Korea is moving ahead with its ballistic missile programme, according to a new report by a US-based think-tank which identified over a dozen small undeclared bases. Based on satellite images analysed by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), the report detailed 13 of the suspected 20 hidden sites, which are mostly scattered in
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A fierce wildfire in Northern California incinerated most of a town of about 30,000 people with flames that moved so fast there was nothing firefighters could do, authorities said Friday. Nine people died in what quickly grew into the state’s most destructive fire in at least a century. Only a day after it began, the
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Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians in the Gaza Strip in a clandestine raid targeting a Hamas commander and air strikes that provided cover for the commandos to escape back into Israel by car. The Israeli incursion and air attacks drew rocket fire from the Hamas-controlled enclave late on Sunday. A senior official of Hamas, the group
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Apple officially introduced its new iPhone models during its live event. The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are the next-generation devices joining the Apple iPhone line-up. Apple also introduced the iPhone XR, a smaller phone available in a wider array of colors. The iPhone XS and XS Max phones come in three colors: Gold, Silver
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At least one person was killed and 32 were missing after a powerful earthquake paralyzed the northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday, triggering landslides and knocking out power to its 5.3 million residents. Public broadcaster NHK reported the first confirmed fatality and said 120 people had also been injured after the 6.7-magnitude quake. Aerial footage
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A massive, devastating fire has largely destroyed the 200-year-old National Museum of Brazil (Museu Nacional) in Rio De Janeiro, according to reports from local and international media. The fire started on Sunday night local time after the museum was closed, and so far there are no reports of injuries or deaths – but things are looking
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This latest epic discovery was achieved using a radar instrument on a Mars orbiter, with Italian scientists finding a huge liquid reservoir hidden 1.5 kilometres (0.93 miles) under the southern polar ice cap, extending 20 kilometres (12.4 miles) across. The researchers say it’s a lot like the subglacial lakes trapped beneath the ice of the
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The government is considering allowing more foreign workers in the manufacturing industry under a new system aimed at opening Japan’s labor market to blue-collar workers from abroad, government sources said Friday. The idea has emerged as the government is devising a new residential status to accept more foreign workers amid the shrinking working-age population. The
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