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  • GasanMamo Insurance at Pride Malta

    GasanMamo Insurance joined Malta’s LGBTIQ members and endorsed a celebration of pride for the local LGBTIQ community during the annual popular parade. This was a successful event as Valletta turned into a tapestry of colour. Over 4,000 people...

  • Marsovin releases Grand Maître 2016

    Marsovin’s Grand Maître 2016, ‘Annata Fra Gregorio Carafa’, has just been released. This is the 19th vintage of the prized Grand Maître, released by the winery as it gears up to celebrate its 100th year in 2019. Produced from grapes grown in...

  • Living life to the fullest

    Aldo, a global leader in fashion footwear and accessories, has unveiled its new creative platform, Get Ready, kicking off with the autumn 2018 campaign. Infused with dynamism and boldness, Get Ready taps into the notion of living life to the...

  • An extra special coffee break

    One’s coffee break just got more refined, with the new Nescafe Gold Blend. Nescafe Gold Blend contains mountain-grown Arabica coffee that has been carefully roasted to perfection and finely micro-ground, for a richer, flavour-packed gulp. The...

  • Shopping village launches offers

    Shopping village launches offers

    Sicilia Outlet Village, a popular shopping destination with the Maltese, is offering extra benefits throughout this month, discounts and services to enjoy on the new autumn/winter collections. Until the end of the month, a selection of stores...

  • Fun mathematics at Science in the City

    Fun mathematics at Science in the City

    Science in the City was held in Valletta on September 28. The author, together with eight other local mathematicians, had an activity, entitled Fun Mathematics at one of the tables in the Science Fair section. The team presented a variety of...

  • A true feast for the senses

    A true feast for the senses

    Certain objects are considered masterpieces not just for their beauty or sophistication but because they evoke a profound emotion, because they are precious, because they represent a splendid example of innovation, savoir-faire or a philosophy of...

  • Myth debunked: Maths is not supposed to be fun

    Many find it hard to associate fun with mathematics. Perhaps they see maths as an austere discipline that one needs to master to some extent for some purpose or another. An element of helplessness is also common. The famous British mathematician G.

  • Malta ‘leads in the field of eye refractive surgery’

    Malta ‘leads in the field of eye refractive surgery’

    The Saint James Eye Clinic is now an approved Carl Zeiss Meditec training facility, enabling it to provide training for ophthalmic surgeons worldwide in the field of eye refractive surgery. Carl Zeiss Meditec, one of the leading world suppliers of...

  • Photo of the week - October 7, 2018

    Photo of the week - October 7, 2018

    Sir Michael Atiyah, 89, is a British-Lebanese mathematician. He grew up in Sudan and Egypt but spent most of his academic life at University of Oxford and University of Cambridge (UK), and at the Institute for Advanced Study (US). He was President...

  • Living in silence

    Living in silence

    Malta University Consulting Ltd, in collaboration with the Department of Mental Health, University of Malta, is offering a short course specifically designed to provide both formal and informal carers with the basic knowledge, skills and practical...

  • Hey there, leave them germs alone!

    Hey there, leave them germs alone!

    There are many rational reasons that motivate consumers to spend $65 billion annually on household cleaning products. But non-rational mechanisms are nevertheless still at work in the cleaning products market, as in all others. Advertisements for...

  • It’s fun to learn

    It’s fun to learn

    As Malta's only marine park, Mediterraneo Marine Park promotes marine life conservation against the stunning backdrop of the Mediterranean Sea. By combining entertainment with a valuable and unique learning experience, the Mediterraneo has become...

  • Delay in replacing the Pap smear with HPV screening is costing lives

    Delay in replacing the Pap smear with HPV screening is costing lives

    It was established a decade ago that testing for the presence of HPV – the virus that causes cervical cancer – is a better cervical screening test than the Pap smear. Yet in England, the Pap smear is still used, and it’s costing lives. Current...

  • University isn't the be all and end all when it comes to employment outcomes

    University isn't the be all and end all when it comes to employment outcomes

    There is increasing pressure being placed on universities to deliver better “value for money”. Universities minister Sam Gyimah wants school leavers to have greater access to the labour market outcomes for each individual course. This would mean...

  • Tech breakthrough offers early warning system for heart attacks

    Tech breakthrough offers early warning system for heart attacks

    A new method of analysing images from CT scans can predict which patients are at risk of a heart attack years before it occurs, researchers say. The technology, developed by teams at Oxford University and institutions in Germany and the United...

  • Physical Education is just as important as any other school subject

    Physical Education is just as important as any other school subject

    Physical Education (PE) is often viewed as a marginal subject within the curriculum. And many secondary schools actively reduce PE time to make way for what are deemed more “serious” or “important” subjects. Research from the Youth Sport Trust...

  • Africa bets on technology to lure youth to farming

    Africa bets on technology to lure youth to farming

    Since Marie Chantal Akingeneye lost her only cow to an unknown illness, she has no source for manure for her fruits and vegetables - but she hopes a new phone app could help. After attending a training by the United Nations, which developed the...

  • Breathlessness: the hidden health problem leaving millions struggling

    Breathlessness: the hidden health problem leaving millions struggling

    "It just stops your life, stops you from living." This quote from an anonymous patient sums up the experience of millions of sufferers of a health problem that’s rarely recognised or even discussed, yet has a major impact on their lives. Simply...

  • Venezuelan hospital encourages 'kangaroo' baby care to spare incubators

    Venezuelan hospital encourages 'kangaroo' baby care to spare incubators

    Venezuela's largest maternity hospital is asking mothers to care for non-critical premature babies with skin-to-skin contact known as "kangaroo care" rather than in incubators, as wards struggle with a lack of equipment. At the Concepcion Palacios...