A new study conducted in an animal model at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center showed that fructose rapidly caused liver damage even without weight gain. The researchers found that over the six-week study period liver damage more than doubled in the animals fed a high-fructose diet as compared to those in the control group. "Is a calorie a calorie? Are they all created equal? Based on this ...
Environment related authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have not been resting on their laurels since receiving an acknowledgment from the World Wildlife Fund in 2010, a UAE daily has reported. The UAE authorities in charge of tacking environmental issues were recognised as number one in the world in terms of having the biggest ecological footprint. "Proactivity has been their ...
PARIS French start-up company Ynsect has identified a cheap, nourishing and locally produced alternative to soybeans as a vital source of protein in animal feed. The clue is in its name. Ynsect is not alone in looking to invertebrates to meet a jump in demand for meat and fish, and so for feed, in coming decades. Black soldier flies, common housefly larvae, silkworms and yellow ...
Lions 2013 Scrum king Alex Corbisiero named in Warren Gatlands side for First Test against Australia on Saturday
The England prop was not even named in the original party but is preferred to his countryman Mako Vunipola in a position which had originally been earmarked for the injured Cian Healy.Corbisero is one of eight new test caps in a team led by Sam Warburton. George North has been declared fit to take his place on the wing while the in-form Jonathan Davies is named at centre in place of the injured ...
Alex Corbisiero (left), Brad Barritt (centre) and Billy Twelvetrees of the British & Irish Lions seen here during their warm-up match against the Brumbies. Picture: Mark Nolan/Getty Images for ...
23.5°C Mostly Cloudy
Winds: From the NE at 3.0 MPH Gusting to 8.0 MPH
In many circles The Departed is being hailed as a return to form for Martin Scorsese, but I dont see it. This is not to say that The Departed isnt a good (even close to great) film and doesnt bear many of Scorseses hallmarks--it is and it does. Rather, I question why it marks ... ...
Ol Pejeta is arguably Kenya's most complete and easiest to access wildlife conservancy, where game and cattle live side by side on the sprawling 90.000+ acres estate. Home to the highest concentration of the Eastern Black Rhino in the entire East Africa and an almost as large population of the Southern White Rhino, it is also the only place on earth where the rarest of the rare, the ...
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland revealed that Alex Corbisiero's superior scrummaging resulted in his selection ahead of Mako Vunipola for Saturday's opening Test against Australia.The rampaging Vunipola was expected to feature at loosehead prop at the Suncorp Stadium after impressing during his four starts on tour, but he lost out to his England rival.Corbisiero was a late ...
VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) -- Tropical Storm Barry bore down on Mexico's Gulf Coast early Thursday as civil defense workers readied emergency shelters and forecasters warned of the possibility of deadly flash floods and ...
(Reuters) - Israel Folau's stunning rise from rugby union debutant to Australian international in four months has thrust him into a baptism of fire against the British & Irish Lions in the first test in Brisbane on Saturday. The much-hyped 24-year-old will run out at a heaving Lang Park on the wing, a position largely foreign to him in the 15-man code, to face off against ...
Australia's Israel Folau celebrates after scoring a try against New Zealand during their 2008 Rugby League World Cup match in Sydney in this October 26, 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Daniel ...
What They Said
Our nuclear programmes are completely transparent. But we are ready to show greater transparency and make clear for the whole world that the steps of the Islamic Republic of Iran are completely within international frameworks. The sanctions are unfair, the Iranian people are suffering, and our (nuclear) activities are legal. These sanctions are illegal and only benefit Israel.
Iran's president-elect was speaking after his historic election victory.
Metro Hotel on Pitt
A truly affordable hotel in Sydney, with stylish decor, great location and in-house snazzy brasserie? If the notion of affordable ...Keep reading
Should tax havens be forced to lift their shroud of secrecy?
Shanghai SunShanghai Sun | Online News Service for Shanghai
We work strenuously to bring our readers a completely independent perspective of all of the latest news from Shanghai. Our software programmers, editors, journalists and affiliated wire services are all dedicated to producing the best journalism possible.
This in a world where conflicts of interest pervade business empires, and political dynasties, and where a shrinking number of media proprietors are growing their interests at the expensive of diversity of media ownership. The Shanghai Sun is an independent online newspaper. Our focus primarily is to produce the latest breaking stories out of Shanghai.
We also cover the nation. Regional news too is a priority, as is our extensive world news coverage. For a Shanghai weather report, local news, breaking international headlines, or what's happening in sports, the Shanghai Sun is for you.
Our Business Centre too is active 24 hours a day, bringing you the latest market updates from key global centres like Tokyo, Sydney, London, Paris, Berlin, and New York. Foreign exchange rates are a regular feature, and we provides a vast range of general interest news covering topics like business travel, seniors, womens interest, and lifestyle stories.
China's Li Na advanced to the quarter-finals of the Eastbourne International tennis tournament as her French opponent Marion Bartoli pulled out due to a viral infection.
Li, the second seed, was told about the development by her coach barely 10 minutes before the match started Wednesday, reports Xinhua.
Bartoli, ranked 15th in the world and the 2011 champion, said in a statement: "I'm really disappointed to have to withdraw, since it's so nice here and I've always done well at this tournament."
"I have a virus and a fever and am really feeling terrible. I started feeling this way Monday but it has gotten worse.
"I'm hoping to be back on the court after a few days of rest to get ready for Wimbledon."
Elsewhere, Czech Lucie Safarova beat Australian Samantha Stosur 7-6 (5), 6-3 while American qualifier Jamie Hampton, who upset top seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the first round, defeated Hsieh Su Wei of Chinese Taiepei 6-4, 7-6 (2).
In the men's matches, top-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada was shocked 6-2, 7-6 (7) by Croatia's Ivan Dodig. Third-seeded German Philipp Kohlschreiber was also upset, losing 7-5, 6-3 to Czech veteran Radek Stepanek, and fourth-seeded Juan Monaco of Argentina fell to Spain's Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 6-4.
- Dalian Wanda Group to buy UK yacht maker and hotel property
- Lundbeck and several drug firms fined for pact to delay generic drugs
- 2.7 mn Jeeps to be recalled by Chrysler over concerns on fuel tanks
- Settlement monitor faults four largest US mortgage servicers for lapses
- Spain urged to pursue further reforms to generate growth and jobs
- Property prices to fall 10-15pc
- Damascus Property Market Picks Up as Syrian Pound Tumbles
- Delhis Connaught Place among worlds most expensive office spaces
- SNS Reaal property boss resigns
- UAEs Adma-Opco awards $766 mln contract to local firm
- Jay-Z new album rapper Samsung
- Avoid Using Cell Phones While Walking In Public
- Silevo Develops Industry’s First 355 Watt Solar Module with 72 Solar Cells
- CSG Interconnect Wholesale Billing Management Solution Implemented at OMEA TELECOM Virgin Mobile France
- Citrix Data Provides Insight into Mobile Subscriber Behavior and Mobile App Preference
- Nicole Scherzinger dons Rio Ferdinands cap while shopping
- Independent Publishing Houses in Mexico Promote Democratization of Books at Annual Fair
- Supermarket discounts online trade spur May jump in UK retail sales
- UK Retail Sales Jump On Discounting
- U.K. Retail Sales Rise More Than Forecast on Food Internet
- Microsoft alters key components of Xbox One sharing policies
- RiRi hits fan with microphone at concert
- Miley Cyrus makes out with Barbie in new music video
- Alcohol more dangerous than weed Miley Cyrus
- Milkha Singh launches music of Omprakashs Bhaag Mikha Bhaag
- How European Public Broadcasters Cash Crunch Affects Hollywood
- Southeast Asia e-tailer Lazada raises $100M in funding
- LinkedIn suffers site outage due to DNS issue
- Sony Shareholders Press CEO on Proposed Hollywood Sell-Off
- Microsoft Reverses Decision to Impose Restrictions on Used Games for Xbox One
- Independent Publishing Houses in Mexico Promote Democratization of Books at Annual Fair
- Men from the Ministry by Simon Thurley – review
- Fifty Shades of Grey Sam Taylor-Johnson confirmed to direct
- Tales of triumph over terror win top UK children’s book awards
- Brazil protests continue despite appeasement effort
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Get the latest Shanghai Sun headlines delivered to your inbox.
- Li Na gets bye enters quarters at Eastbourne
- Chinas manufacturing activity at nine-month low HSBC
- North Korea willing to restart six-party nuclear talks
- Chinas sex video scandal official put on trial
- One killed 150 injured in China restaurant blasts