FACTS OF THE DAY

March 29th 2018

Termites have been officially re-categorised as a kind of cockroach.

sciencenews.org

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Scientists have discovered a new organ in the human body called the interstitium.

newatlas.com

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Post-graduate students are six times as likely to be depressed as the general population.

zmescience.com

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Pet Chinese dragon fish are so prized they sell for tens of thousands of dollars and have their own specialist cosmetic surgeons in Singapore.

nytimes.com

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After a nine-year legal battle, an unemployed man in southern Italy has been acquitted of stealing an aubergine.

theguardian.com

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In 2017, the average Wall Street bonus rose by 17%, to $184,220.

qz.com