Asia’s largest manganese ore discovered in SW China

GUIYANG — A reserve of 203 million tons of manganese ore, the largest in Asia, has been discovered in southwest China’s Guizhou Province, local authorities said Saturday. Pujue manganese ore lies in the mountains of Songtao Miao Autonomous County in Tongren City and was discovered by Guizhou provincial geology and mineral exploration bureau, the county … Read More

U.S. launches 50 missiles at Syria

WASHINGTON — The United States has launched 50 missiles at Syria to neutralize its chemical weapon arsenal, local media reported Thursday. The Tomahawk missiles were fired from two vessels in the Mediterranean Sea. The attack came days after reports of a chemical weapons attack emerged from the battleground in Syria, which the West said the … Read More

Deep sleep found key to health of elderly people

SAN FRANCISCO — Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found that the unmet sleep needs of the elderly elevate their risk of memory loss and a wide range of mental and physical disorders. In an article published Wednesday in the journal Neuron, the researchers argue that unlike more cosmetic markers of aging, such … Read More