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Team finds oceans on Earthlike planet Proxima b...
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Located just 4.2 light years from Earth, Proxima b caused quite a stir when its discovery was announced last month. And now, it turns out the nearby plantet is likely covered in water, according to a new study set to be published by the Astrophysical Jour
By ceres on 2016-10-07 22:31 UTC
OPPO F9 Pro to launch in India on August 21...
OPPO is all set to launch the OPPO F9 Pro in India on August 21. Days after teasing the design of the upcoming smartphone, OPPO has now sent out invites for the launch event. The key highlights of the F9 Pro are its new 'waterdrop' like notched display, a rear-dual camera, and mid-level specs.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-12 08:38 UTC
NASA launches the first ever mission to 'touch' the Sun...
NASA launched the ambitious Parker Solar Probe today, after glitches delayed its original launch scheduled yesterday. The Parker is designed to come within 6.16mn kms of the sun, the closest a spacecraft has ever gotten to the star. The $1.5bn mission has been in the works since five decades.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-12 08:35 UTC
Is Lyme Disease Contagious?...
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Interestingly, a new study that was published in the Journal of Investigative Medicine in Jan 2014 revealed that Lyme disease may be contagious and could be a sexually transmitted disease.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-11 03:13 UTC
The American diet is unsustainable, study shows...
"One of the 21st century's great challenges is to develop diets that are both healthy for our bodies and sustainable for the planet," said he American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 96, Issue 3, ... al's research (1) by ensuring that the resulting diet remains affordable to the consumer.
By 420420420 on 2018-08-09 17:18 UTC
Meteor Explodes Above US Air Force Base In Greenland...
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A meteor exploded above the Thule Air Force base in Greenland on July 25. The base is home to intercontinental ballistic missile sensors that give warning in an instance when ICBMs were deployed against the United States.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-09 02:29 UTC
New Radio Telescope Picks Up Mysterious Signal From Space...
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A new radio telescope in Canada is picking up mysterious signals from deep space known as
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-08 19:13 UTC
NASA's New Planet-Hunting Telescope Catches a Comet and Other Celestial Sights...
NASA's new planet-hunting telescope wasn't even formally on the job when it caught sight of a fascinating set of celestial happenings, which the agency has shared in a new video.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 14:35 UTC
The sun should not set twice before hip fracture repair...
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Optimal timing to reduce mortality after hip surgery in medically stable older patients is on the day of admission or the following day, according to a large study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 14:32 UTC
Genetic Tests Can Hurt Your Chances Of Getting Some Types Of Insurance...
Federal law keeps insurers from using genetic test results when pricing and issuing health insurance. But the tests might keep you from being able to get life insurance or a long-term-care policy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 14:30 UTC
New Radio Telescope Detects Strange Frequency Coming From Deep Space...
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The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment or CHIME has picked up fast radio bursts with a frequency that became the lowest ever to be detected. The new telescope was expected to detect similar low-frequency burst on a daily basis.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-06 12:39 UTC
Here's What We Know About CRISPR Safety...
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The gene-altering technique called CRISPR has enormous potential to improve our health, treat diseases, improve the quality and quantity of our food supplies, and tackle environmental pollution. But how safe is it?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-05 22:15 UTC
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Not Dead Yet, May Even Have Another Exoplanet Survey Left in It...
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NASA's $600 million Kepler space telescope, which is more or less running on thruster fuel fumes nearly a decade after its launch in 2009, woke up from a four-week hibernation phase on Thursday and is transmitting data back to Earth, reporte
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-05 00:46 UTC
Scientists pinpoint exoplanets where life could bloom like here on Earth...
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New research suggests that the likelihood that life will develop on an Earth-like planet is closely connected with the light given off by its host star. The findings help pin down candidate planets for life.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-04 03:14 UTC
Does Monsanto's Roundup cause cancer? Trial highlights the difficulty of proving a link...
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Guilty or innocent? Mike Mozart , CC BY Does glyphosate, the active ingredient in the widely used weedkiller Roundup, cause non-Hodgkin lymphoma ? This question is at issue now in a lawsuit in San Francisco Superior Court . Hundreds more claims have been
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-03 13:12 UTC
Which Vision Of Farming Is Better For The Planet?...
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Should we concentrate farming in a small area, or spread it out to reduce the environmental impact? It's a dilemma farmers face as they feed a growing planet. A new study weighs in.
By ceres on 2018-08-03 13:11 UTC
Scientists have found evidence that a woman can harbor the Ebola virus for more than a year and then infect others...
The discovery involved transmission within a Liberian family in the closing days of the West African epidemic that lasted...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-30 01:22 UTC
Privacy concerns after 23andMe shares genetic data with major drugmaker...
Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline is investing US$300 million in the DNA-testing company 23andMe in a deal they say could spark the creation of important new medicines, but one that also has many raising privacy concerns.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-27 14:26 UTC
WALSH: Quit The Hysterics. America Is Responsible For Almost None Of The Plastic In The Ocean....
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There is nothing wrong with trying to cut down on waste. There is nothing wrong with trying to cut down on the amount of straws we use. But when you use fake statistics to whip up hysteria, and you indulge in extreme exaggeration and blatant falsehood, an
By ceres on 2018-07-26 15:46 UTC
Discovered: a huge liquid water lake beneath the southern pole of Mars...
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Mars' south polar cap, as seen from Mars Global Surveyor. Buried beneath, we now know, is a lake of liquid water. NASA/JPL/MSSS We now know that there is permanent liquid water on Mars, according to a paper published today in the journal Science. This
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-25 14:25 UTC
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