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Ancient Skull provides evidence of Modern Human’s Immigration from Africa to Europe

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 08:39

Researchers have discovered an ancient skull in Manot Cave in West Galilee. The skull has provided important evidence of modern human's immigration from Africa to Europe. It also showed possible interactions between modern humans and Neanderthals.

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Weight loss competition on social media boosting eating disorders

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:43

Health experts have warned that an increasing number of young women are getting competitive about losing weight and are using social media to document their weight loss with pictures. This phenomenon is leading to anorexia and other serious eating disorders.

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Authorities urge more school students to get vaccinated against HPV

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 06:35

Health workers are urging more high school students to getimmunised against human papillomavirus (HPV) that can cause cervical and other cancers.

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The Grassroot Project uses Sport as Medium to Educate Children about HIV/AIDS

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 13:08

Tyler Spencer, a Rhodes scholar, started The Grassroot Project (TGP) in 2009 to use sports as a means of disseminating information about HIV/AIDS awareness and education in the community. Tyler began by recruiting athletes from George Washington University (GW) to reach youth with knowledge about HIV/AIDS.

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Top secret documents that can crack Nazi Code found

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 09:40

Certain top secret documents have been discovered during renovations at Bletchley Park, the celebrated wartime code breaking centre. It is said that these documents were used to break the Enigma Code.

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Americans consume large amount of calories during the Super Bowl

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 09:18

Americans consume a large amount of calories during the Super Bowl. Households purchase food items whose single servings add up to over 6,000 calories during the week of Super Bowl. This is the largest amount of calories for any week throughout the year, even more than during Thanksgiving.

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AT&T and Verizon Wireless dominate Country's Biggest ever Spectrum Auction

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 07:27

AT&T and Verizon Wireless claimed a victory in the country's most lucrative spectrum auction ever. This feat holds significance for the companies as it serves the means of maintaining the infrastructure advantages they have over smaller competitors.

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John McCain lashes out at Protestors during Kissinger Hearing

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 09:21

On Thursday, Republican Arizona Senator John McCain lashed out at protestors, who were interrupting a hearing with former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.

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Roche's Flu Drug Tamiflu more Effective than Thought: Study

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 06:44

A major analysis of the drug Tamiflu has showed that the drug is well capable of cutting duration of flu symptoms in addition to help some patients avoid hospitalization and treatment.

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Experts say sugary drinks may lead to early puberty in girls

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 14:59

According to a new study, consumption of a lot of sugary drinks may lead to early puberty among young girls.

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Sony to Re-Launch Its Streaming Music for PlayStation Network in Partnership with Spotify

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:02

It has been reported that Sony is all set to re-launch its streaming music for PlayStation Network. The Japanese multinational conglomerate said this streaming music service will be backed by its new partner Spotify, which has ample expertise in streaming music services.

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Deutsche Bank posts Profit in Fourth Quarter

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 08:36

Frankfurt headquartered Deutsche Bank posted pre-tax profit in the fourth quarter of 2014. According to the German global banking and financial services company, it made profit of 253 million euros. Drop in litigation costs and increase in trading revenues are supposed to be reasons behind the surprise pre-tax profit.

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Ford Motor recalls more than 220,000 Vehicles

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 08:28

Ford Motor Co. on Wednesday announced that it is recalling more than 220,000 vehicles due to an issue with the spring that controls the interior door handles. The company has recently become aware about the issue.

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Public Satisfaction with National Health Service has increased: Survey

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 06:58

According to analysis of the influential British Social Attitudes survey, the public satisfaction with the National Health Service (NHS) has risen significantly.

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SpaceX and Boeing teams aiming to take US Astronauts to ISS in 2017

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 09:09

During a press release, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) revealed that SpaceX and Boeing will ferry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017. Last year, the space agency NASA had awarded the contract to the private companies to take astronauts to the ISS.

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NASA planning to test space launch system booster

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 08:47

Engineers have said that American space agency, NASA is planning to testrocket booster qualification motor for its giant new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket.NASA has said that they are planning to conduct tests on two five-segment boosters and four RS-25 engines that will enable the SLS to reach orbit.

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Eggs can be un-boiled: University of California Research Team

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 08:09

Researchers from the University of California, Irvine, have found a technique that can help transform boiled eggs back to their original form. According to the researchers, the method could help in fields like food processing and even in cancer treatment.

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Baby smiles after seeing mother through glasses

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 07:48

A new video has captured an emotional moment showing a baby smile after seeing her mother for the first time through a pair of special glasses.

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Stronger emotions help women have better memories, study

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 00:48

According to a new study, women have stronger emotional responses and it helps them have better memories.

Experts say that women’s brain processes emotions differently than that of men. A large study by a research team at University of Basel in Switzerland found that women rate emotional images in a more intense manner than men and are thus more likely to remember them.

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NHTSA to add two emergency-braking technologies to its star-rating system

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 08:53

During the course of a meeting with automotive engineers in Washington on Wednesday, US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is making a change to its star-rating consumer advisory system, by adding two emergency-braking technologies.

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UK approves three-person in vitro fertilization but US still deliberating

The House of Lords in the United Kingdom have approved approve ‘three-person in vitro fertilization’ (IVF), which is also known as mitochondrial replacement therapy.The therapy that combines the DNA from three adults, was approved by 280 to 48 votes in the house.

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