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The Way This Female Journalist Bends The Rules After Getting Banned From Stadium Is Genius

The first game of the Iran Pro League football season kicked off recently, with two middle-ranking teams playing out a seemingly unremarkable match at the Vatani Stadium in Qaem Shahr, a small provincial city in Northern Iran. Who cares right? Well, it turns out that something remarkable did happen at this match. It was reportedly the first top-flight men’s match in Iran to be covered by a female photographer. How did she do it? Parisa Pourtaherian loves sport, especially football, and has dreamed of covering a professional match. However, due to the stadium ban for women, in place since 1981 when it was decided that women should not be watching a game that men play wearing shorts, Parisa has been unable to join her male colleagues at stadiums around the country to photograph the action. But she has now decided to take matters into her own hands. Arriving at Vatani Stadium three hours before the game, she set out to ask owners of buildings nearby if she could set up on a roof to get a.. Lees verder

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‘Zombie-gen’ kan mogelijk verklaren waarom olifanten zelden kanker krijgen

Olifanten blijken een ‘dood’ gen weer in gebruik te hebben genomen en zich zo tegen kanker te beschermen. “Olifanten krijgen veel minder vaak kanker dan je op basis van hun omvang zou verwachten, dus wij willen graag de genetische basis voor deze kankerresistentie begrijpen,” stelt onderzoeker Vincent Lynch. “Wij ontdekten dat olifanten en hun familieleden […] Het bericht ‘Zombie-gen’ kan mogelijk verklaren waarom olifanten zelden kanker krijgen verscheen eerst op Scientias.nl. Lees verder

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