Jason Roberts, one of the experts behind documentary Frozen Planet, has been notified by the Norwegian authorities that he has disturbed polar bears during the shoot of programme `The Polar Bear Family & Me'.
Authorities concerned have also told that he has been fined for the same. Roberts was shooting in Svalbard, northernmost part of Norway, for the show, which is production of BBC and the Discovery channel.
Five men, who have heavily contributed to the creation of the internet and the World Wide Web, have won first prize in Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering. All the five men will be getting prizes worth £1 million in June.
Health officials declared the death of the Maryland man who received a kidney transplant on Monday. The reason reported behind the death of the man was the kidney infected by rabies that he got in the transplant.
On Tuesday, a presidential commission warned that more research should be conducted to test the efficacy of the anthrax vaccine before the same is tested in children.
As per the report, the controversial proposal to test the vaccine has come from the government. The same is being considered by the commission as immoral and wrong without further research on it.
Published in the journal Annals of Family Medicine today, a study by researchers at the University of Copenhagen has claimed that false positive mammograms could prove disastrous for people throughout their life.
The team said that mammogram false positives could be compared to a life crisis actually. Since, these left women to turn into an at-risk group from healthy people previously.
Alcohol consumption is harmful and in order to prevent irreparable damage that can cause to people, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi with 10 other government ministers have been trying to make certain changes with regard to drinking.
While it would sound no big deal that sleep troubles due to child's crying triggered an argument or a small fight between a couple. But, it would certainly be little bizarre to find that a couple separated because of sleep problems.
A poll had been carried out recently, which uncovered that nightly bedtime battles sometimes have so heavy toll that transgressions are seen in couples.
A report has uncovered recently that NZ firm Pacific Edge has now got approval from the US drug regulators to sell bladder cancer test developed by it.
It is being said by the company that the registration of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) was a major step forward for them. It was particularly amazing since the same was achieved by them below budget as well as prior to the time.
Zachary Gravatt, a 22-year-old youngster died at Auckland City Hospital in July 2009 after suffering from meningococcal disease. His actual disease was known just a few hours before his death while the doctors kept treating him for some other ailment.
The Mars rover mission's chief has declared that because of a file error in a computer, the rover has again turned into safe mode. It declared that the activities that were to be performed by the rover are on a pause. However, the rover is still in the contact of the home planet.
The blogger of the National Geographic channel wrote in the blog about the De-Extinction. De-Extinction is the science of bringing back to life.
Comet Pan-STARRS is getting dimmer and rising higher in the sky, which is making it difficult for viewers to spot it.
Kitt Peak's four comet viewing programs will enable the viewers to grab wonderful sight of the comet after dusk later this month when it will be much higher in the sky. The program will be held from 4 P. M. to 8:30 P. M. and the dates are Mar 30 till Apr 2.
According to a recent study, bat-eating spiders exist all over the globe except Antarctica. Besides, these spiders are well capable of hunting an 18-inch snake.
The researchers have revealed that around 80% of the "bat catching" was reported to be performed by web-building spiders and 12% by hunting spiders. The web is built by the spiders to have the bats entangled in them.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had conducted a survey recently, which found that worrying level differed in different groups of people.
Researchers have claimed that pubic hair removal can lead to viral infection. In order to authenticate their study, they observed patients who removed their pubic hair in a private skin clinic in Nice, France, between January 2011 and March 2012.
Reports have said that one of the oldest prostitutes of Amsterdam have retired. They have called it a day after 50 years. Twins Louise and Martine Fokkens have slept with 355,000 men.
They have also become a subject of a documentary film, Meet the Fokkens, and a book, The Ladies of Amsterdam. The book highlights that they usually wore red clothes and have been part of this trade since they were 20.
All those who found their regular food monotonous to eat but wish to stay alive with a good chunk of nutrient intake, there is a new product that is called as "Soylent".
A shake has been prepared by Rob Rhinehart. He is a software engineer and was tired of the amount of time that the regular meals took in preparation.
A study has shed light on the climbing rates of soft drinks available for consumption at home. Schoolchildren have been having large amount of soft drinks because of they are readily available at home.
The study, conducted by the University of Sydney, discovered that 24% of the 8,058 kids surveyed were drinking an "alarming" five or more cups of soft drink per week.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), US, has given yet another chance to biotechnology firm Pharmaxis so that it can prove the efficacy of its cystic fibrosis drug named Bronchitol.
The FDA has asked Pharmaxis to carry out another clinical trial as they have not approved the drug meant for patients aged six and above.
The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has confirmed the presence of anthrax in NSW. It is the first time in past four years that the disease has attacked New South Wales.
The deadly outbreak has killed a number of cattle on two properties. The DPI was able to confirm the presence of the disease only after testing got completed at Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute.
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