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Australia considering legal action against Japan over whaling

Wed, 12/09/2015 - 23:12

The authorities in Australia have said that they are considering taking legal actions against Japan’s decision to resume whaling in the Southern Ocean.

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Study Reveals Mystery of Stonehenge

Wed, 12/09/2015 - 06:14

Stonehenge since long has baffled scientists but now a team of researchers has presented another theory describing how and from where the Stonehenge stones reached their place.

The University College London researchers on Monday detailed that Stonehenge is partially made from Welsh stones hewn about 200 miles away from its current site in Wiltshire, England.

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Scientists classify new dinosaur in Australia

Tue, 12/08/2015 - 23:12

A team of scientists have said that they have classified an entirely new type of dinosaur fossil in Australia called, Kunbarrasaurusieversi.The fossil was actually discovered in 1989 but only now classified as its own special form.

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German drugmaker Merck’s experimental cancer medicine evofosfamide fails in last stage of clinical tests

Tue, 12/08/2015 - 08:16

German drugmaker Merck said that its experimental cancer medicine evofosfamidehas failed in the last stage of clinical tests due to which it won't seek regulatory approval for its treatment.

On Monday, Darmstadt, Germany-based Merck said in a statement that the medicine wasn’t helpful for patients, having pancreatic cancer or soft-tissue sarcoma live longer when taken along with chemotherapy.

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45th Space Wing supports NASA's successful launch of Orbital ATK CRS-4

Tue, 12/08/2015 - 06:17

Following past year’s rocket failure, Orbital ATK has succeeded in mounting a second supply mission very quickly after collaborating with the US launch provider United Launch Alliance (ULA). The ULA was the provider of Atlas V rocket that lifted Cygnus into space on December 6 evening.

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NASA’s New Horizons Captures Closest Images of Small Object in Kuiper Belt

Tue, 12/08/2015 - 06:15

American space agency NASA’s spacecraft New Horizons recently sent back home the closet ever images of a small object located in the Kuiper Belt. The craft snapped four pictures, scientists associated with the mission said.

New Horizons, which made history after making the closest ever flyby of Pluto this July, captured images of 1994 JR1 on November 2.

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University Of California to set up £10million New Interdisciplinary Research Centre

Sun, 12/06/2015 - 00:26

Recently the University of Cambridge received a grant of £10 million from the Leverhulme Trust, a large national grant-making foundation in the United Kingdom, to launch an artificial intelligence centre.

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Yoga, meditation can help reduce healthcare costs by 50%

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 23:19

According to a new study, practicing yoga or meditation can help reduce healthcare costs by as much as 50 per cent for the people.

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Study finds significant correlation between lower exhalation rates and higher levels of organophosphate metabolites

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 11:52

According to a study of farm worker children in the Salinas Valley, chronic exposure to pesticides can have a bad impact on the lung function of children. It could harm the function roughly as much as done by secondhand cigarette smoke.

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New app to help people stop smoking

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 23:11

A team of developers have developed a new app in order to help smokers quit the nasty habit with the help of technology.

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Too Much TV, Too Little Exercise harm Brain in Mid-Life

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 08:45

There are countless studies suggesting couch potato lifestyle isn’t good for health. Now, a new study, which followed thousands of young adults for years, revealed that too much television-watching, too little exercise lead to cognitive problems in mid-life.

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Pre-existing asthma may be a strong predictor of future chronic migraine attacks

Wed, 12/02/2015 - 23:27

According to a statement by the University of Cincinnati, a migraines and asthma study released by it on Monday has found that pre-existing asthma may be an early sign of chronic migraine attacks in the future.

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Here’s an Answer to Why People in US Are Skeptical about Human-Caused Climate Change

Wed, 12/02/2015 - 23:22

Several researchers have presented studies to understand why doubt about human-caused climate change is so widespread. Researchers now have presented another side of the coin i.e. the factors that make contrarian organizations powerful in the first place.

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Report saysIndia needs $1 Trillion by 2030 to tackle climate change

Wed, 12/02/2015 - 10:27

A new report has said that the India needs as much as $1 Trillion by the year 2030 in order to control the climate changes.

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This year to be hottest ever, next year might be hotter

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 23:21

A team of researchers have said that 2015 will be the hottest year ever on records while a new research has shown that the next year might be even hotter.

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Angelina Jolie set good example for breast cancer operations

Thu, 11/26/2015 - 23:53

Medical workers believe that globally popular actresses, Angelina Jolie’s decision go speak openly about having both her breasts removed is inspiring a growing number of women with the disease in the UK.

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New York’s Proud Moment: No mother-to-child HIV transmissions

Thu, 11/26/2015 - 08:06

A big win for New York State as no mother has given birth to a baby who tested positive for HIV that causes AIDS. It has happened for the first time in the state since the record keeping for this purpose has started.

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Asia most affected by weather-related disasters, UN report says

Thu, 11/26/2015 - 06:09

On Monday, a report was published by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), suggesting that 90% of natural disasters occurred in the previous 20 years was related to weather.

The global catastrophes, including floods, heat waves, extreme cold, storms and droughts have taken more than 600,000 lives and affected an average of 4 billion people across the globe.

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Researchers unravel mystery surrounding tardigrades

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:40

A team of researchers have studied the nearly indestructible tardigrades in order to unravel the mysteries surrounding the creature.

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Doomed Phobos will gift a Ring to Mars

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:18

One of the Mars’ moons is getting closer and closer to the rocky planet and could create a ring around the Red Planet, according to a new study. Phobos, biggest moon of Mars, has been towards the Red Planet.

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Study: Women coders are better at their job than men coders

The findings of a new study published this week by a team of researchers from North Carolina State University and Cal Polytech State University, California, have revealed that women are better coders than men.

The study has found that though the software-development work done by women is much better as compared to that done by their male...

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