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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Whacky research linking bold eyebrows to narcissism awarded Ig Nobel prize
     18 September 2020
    Thick eyebrows are in, right? Either way, research showing they let people know you're a narcissist is among the winners of this year's Ig Nobel Prizes for whacky but serious science.
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    Coronavirus is the 2020 US election issue. But it's not changing the way Americans see Donald Trump
    18 Sep: American voters say coronavirus is a top issue when it comes to whether to re-elect Donald Trump. But the vast majority of Americans used partisanship to form beliefs about coronavirus in the first place.... more
    Richie Porte's Tour de France podium punctured before fightback as Primoz Roglic tightens grip on yellow jersey
    18 Sep: A punctured front tyre threatens to derail Richie Porte's hopes of a Tour de France top three finish before the Australian displays tremendous heart for a second straight day to fightback and finish with the race leaders.... more
    Afghanistan allows mothers' names on birth certificates in 'significant' milestone for women's rights
    18 Sep: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani signs amendment allowing mothers' names to be included on their children's birth certificates, in a "super significant" step forward for women's rights in Afghanistan.... more
    Coronavirus is soaring again in the UK, but the number of deaths is low. Here are the main theories why
    18 Sep: A surge in new infections, a massive backlog in tests, climbing hospital admissions. The UK's second wave of coronavirus cases looks a lot like its first, but one thing is different. Far fewer people are dying from the disease.... more
    Young people blamed for spike in coronavirus cases in UK and France
    18 Sep: Coronavirus case numbers are rising again in Europe. Some are blaming young people, who partied as usual this summer. But others say governments haven't been doing enough to drive infection rates down.... more
    Wanted by China, Nathan Law is worried foreign journalists could soon be harassed in Hong Kong
    17 Sep: Nathan Law was once elected to Hong Kong's Legislative Council but now he's living in exile in London. He warns foreign media could soon face "nonsense" censorship and holds deep fears over activists detained on the mainland.... more
    What it's like fighting fake COVID-19 health advice on YouTube
    17 Sep: When my Dad fell for coronavirus misinformation, I tried everything to convince him he was wrong. But I wasn't able to help him.... more
    Kim Jong-un is dealing with coronavirus and a string of natural disasters. Can he maintain his grip on power?
    17 Sep: Crippling sanctions, an economy in crisis, a global pandemic and a string of natural disasters. As North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un faces crisis after crisis, his increasingly powerful sister has not been seen in public for months.... more
    NASA considers Venus mission after discovery of potential evidence of life beyond Earth
    17 Sep: NASA is mulling four proposals for planetary space missions and an astrobiologist says the "logical choice" would be to send a probe to Venus after the discovery of a gas in the harshly acidic clouds in planet's atmosphere.... more

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