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Recent Study: Just 8.2% Of Human DNA is Functional

Recent Study: Just 8.2% Of Human DNA is Functional

In the year 2012, scientists who were involved in the ENCODE project which stands for Encyclopedia of DNA Elements said that 80% of our genome has some biochemical function.

Derl McCrudden Promoted to the Position of Head of AP Video News

Derl McCrudden Promoted to the Position of Head of AP Video News

Popular broadcast journalist Derl McCrudden has been recently promoted to the position of head of international video news at the Associated Press.

Around 322 Species have Become Extinct over Past Five Centuries

Around 322 Species have Become Extinct over Past Five Centuries

A new study unveiled that around 322 species have become extinct over the last five centuries.

After 30 years, excavation of Natural Trap Cave to take pace

After 30 years, excavation of Natural Trap Cave to take pace

The US Bureau of Land Management will open for excavation a subterranean cave, believed to have formed ages ago.

Massive solar storm missed Earth by just one week in July 2012

Massive solar storm missed Earth by just one week in July 2012

NASA Science News feature stated that in July 2012, the sun unleashed two massive clouds of plasma that just missed a disastrous encounter with the Earth's atmosphere.

International Maritime Organization Reroutes Ships to Protect Whales

International Maritime Organization Reroutes Ships to Protect Whales

Blue whales are found in large numbers in the busy Pacific Ocean shipping lanes off the California coast.

Calibration Error Caused Overestimation of Expansion of Antarctic Sea Ice

Calibration Error Caused Overestimation of Expansion of Antarctic Sea Ice

A new study that was published in the journal 'The Cryosphere' said that the expansion rate of the ice of Antarctic sea may be slower than what has been previously estimated.

Botanical Objects Suspended in Space

Botanical Objects Suspended in Space

A Japanese artist Azuma Makoto launched two botanical objects into space from the Black Rock Desert in Nevada.

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Placebo is as Effective as Acetaminophen for some Backache Patients

Adults are often recommended to take acetaminophen, a drug found in tablets like Tylenol and Panadol, to get rid of backache. However, a new research has found that these medicines are not as effective to provide relief from backache as being claimed.

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