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Journey of £1bn Rosetta mission to end tomorrow

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 13:38


Scientists are all set to crash a European spacecraft on to a comet tomorrow. The crash will mark a dramatic end to the £1 billion Rosetta mission.

On Thursday, the orbiter will get the final instructions to line the probe up for its one-way trip on to the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko'srocky surface.

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NSAIDs could increase risk of being admitted to hospital with heart problem

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 13:34


According to experts millions of people in the UK use painkillers that are associated with elevated chances of heart failure.

A study has discovered that non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen may boost the chances of being hospitalized with the heart condition.

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Utah man speculated to have contracted Zika virus through father’s tears

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 13:16


A new research unveiled case of a Utah man who probably contracted Zika virus through his infected father's tears or sweat which he touched with his bare hands. The research reported in the New England Journal of Medicine by doctors of University of Utah says that the extreme level of the virus in the father likely caused the unusual transmission.

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Exciting news for sky gazers: Friday night to witness black moon

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 13:13


On Friday night, a rare lunar event would take place, a black moon will rise. It's an event that occurs once in 32 months, and the black moon is said to be the second new moon of a month. Last black moon was witnessed in year
2014 and after the Friday's night, next is expected in 2019.

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Man-made reservoirs: New source of greenhouse gases

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 13:09


A new source of greenhouse gas has been discovered recently, discouraging the countries trying hard to control their greenhouse gas emissions. The study scheduled to be published in Oxford journal, BioScience in the coming week, has termed man-made reservoirs to be the source.

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Baby born with three genetic parents brings breakthrough in fertility techniques

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 13:05


In what is hailed as a breakthrough, a baby with three genetic parents has been born through in vitro fertilization process. The New Scientist report says that the baby boy with donated mitochondrial DNA is healthy at 5 months old.

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Congressmen petition to stop DEA’s Kratom ban

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 13:03


Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will put plant kratom's chemicals in schedule I list of US Controlled Substances Act. DEA intends to add the herbal plant into the controlled drugs list by Friday. The plant known for its herbal benefits is widely used for treating opiate addiction, depression, anxiety and as a pain killer since time immemorial.

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Elon Musk’s ambitious ITS project faces challenges

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 12:56


SpaceX founder and CEO, Elon Musk, unveiled his company'sInterplanetary Transport System (ITS) project at a conference in Mexico on September 27 which has given rise to many speculations. Through the ITS, Musk plans to build the most powerful rocket which when combined with a spaceship will aid in carrying at least 100 people to Mars.

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Immediate interventions required to lessen mortalities and injuries suffered by right whales from fishing gear

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 09:47


Two things are taking side by side- one is decline in the population of North Atlantic right whale and the other is, this rare breed continue to be victims of entanglements. Lately, a 45-ton North Atlantic right whale was found dead off the coast of Maine after being entangled in fishing gear.

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2016 could mark first time when CO2 concentrations remain above 400 ppm for complete year

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 09:45


Forecast from the UK Met Office says that 2016 will most probably be the first time when the concentration of carbon dioxide will remain above 400 parts per million for the entire year. The rise in carbon dioxide levels is considered to be due to El Niño climate phenomenon.

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Both, bacteria and fungi play role in Crohn’s disease: Study

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 09:43


A new research from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine might have come to know what causes Crohn's disease, a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. The news is considered to be a significant one as it could lead to development of new treatments.

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FDA approves artificial pancreas, first device to automatically deliver insulin dosage to type-1-diabetics

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 09:40


The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given green signal to Medtronic's artificial pancreas for type-1-diabetic patients. The first-of-a-kind device will automatically deliver the right dose of the insulin to the patients.

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Rise in concussion diagnoses in Alabama means better awareness level

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 06:19


A new study carried out by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association has unveiled about an uptick in concussion diagnosis in Alabama by almost 5%. Amongst all, the researchers have noticed a significant rise in youth.

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Concussion Diagnoses for Nebraska Younger Age Groups up 72%

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 06:19


Fans in Nebraska witnessed a scary moment on Friday when Papillion-La Vista football playerBrandon Steburgwas taken to hospital in the middle of the game after noticing concussion-life symptoms.

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Americas free from measles: WHO

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 06:16


The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Tuesday that measles has been eradicated from the Americas, meaning all the nations in North, South and Central America. It is for the first time that such a severe communicable disease has been eliminated from the entire region.

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Rare Black Moon to Darken Night Sky This Weekend

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 13:15


If your weekendplan includesgoing out in the dark, sit and gaze at the shining moon, cancel it. Friday night is getting ready to present you a 'black moon', a rare event that happens after every 32 months.

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Warming Waters, Ocean Acidification:Baby Lobsters and Lobster Industry under Threat in Maine

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 13:08


A new research has suggested that population of baby lobstersin the Gulf of Maineis under threat due to ocean acidification and rising sea temperatures. If numbers oflobsters drop, it will directly pose aserious problem for industry stakeholders.

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Florida Coast bunged up with Fish Carcasses, Thanks to Red Tide

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 13:07


People and tourists in Florida are advised to stay cautiouswhile visitingsome areas of the southwest coastas carcasses of fish are producing terrible smell, thanks to annual autumn red tide of the state.

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Debate on overfirst baby born from DNA of three adults

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 13:05


John Zhang of New Hope Fertility Center inManhattanis no less than a true helper for aJordan couple who lost their first two children due to Leigh syndrome. The couple now has a baby born using controversial 'three parent' technique.

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Earth recorded highest temperatures in about 100000 years, study claims

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 12:58


Researcher at Stanford University asserted Earth will soon hit the highest of temperatures recorded in 1200000 years. The increase in temperature would result in melting of glaciers, water scarcity that would drastically affect the environment, entire community and habitat.

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