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Climate change affects ocean microbes

Climate change affects ocean microbes

New study conducted at Oregon State University has revealed that climate change affects the microbes and plankton that pump carbon out of the atmosphere. Researchers have identified that as the oceans’ temperature increases due to climate change, water layers will mix less than they did in the past and the result affects the water’s microbe [&hellip

Anonymous says attack put CIA website offline

Anonymous says attack put CIA website offline

Anonymous has stepped up its attacks against US federal agencies Hackers have claimed responsibility for making the CIA website inaccessible on Friday – the latest attack on a US federal agency. A Twitter post on a feed used by hackers’ collective Anonymous said “CIA Tango down”, a phrase used by the US Special Forces after [&hellip

Chemotherapy safe during pregnancy

Chemotherapy safe during pregnancy

Pregnant women with cancer should not be concerned so much about getting chemotherapy because receiving those drugs after the first trimester is less likely to affect babies. A study published in The Lancet Oncology found that children whose mothers underwent chemotherapy during pregnancy were normal on measures of general health, behavior and growth out to [&hellip

Fasting can help Cancer treatment

Fasting can help Cancer treatment

A new study suggests that fasting for short hours can slow down the growth of cancerous cells and improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy. According to the report published in Science Translational Medicine says fasting slows the growth of different forms of cancer including breast cancer, melanoma, glioma and human neuroblastoma in mice. “The combination of [&hellip

Milky Way black hole feeds on asteroids

Milky Way black hole feeds on asteroids

The frequent flares observed around Sagittarius A* are explained by the fact that the black hole tears to pieces the asteroid that get close. Astronomers say Sagittarius A* supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way is vaporizing asteroids and comets that pass within 100 million miles of it. According to the report [&hellip

Next supercontinent to form in Arctic

Next supercontinent to form in Arctic

The new study suggests that Amasia will be formed over the Arctic. A new study by Yale University scientists says in 50 to 200 million years, continents on Earth will merge and form a new supercontinent around the North Pole. The study published in the journal Nature indicates that the Americas and Eurasia will be [&hellip

Tai Chi helps Parkinson’s patients

Tai Chi helps Parkinson’s patients

The Chinese exercise tai chi helps Parkinson’s patients by improving their balance and reducing the risk of falls, a US study suggests. The latest research led by Fuzhong Li of the Oregon Research Institute in Eugene showed that the slow and graceful movements of the ancient gentle martial art considerably improve strength and aid stability [&hellip

Kodak exits digital camera market

Kodak exits digital camera market

Kodak struggled to compete with increasingly sophisticated cameras on mobile phones Eastman Kodak, whose name became synonymous with photography, is to stop making digital cameras. The 133-year-old company said it would also end production of video cameras and digital picture frames. Kodak said it would concentrate on more profitable divisions such as photo printing and [&hellip

Steve Jobs’ FBI files made public

Steve Jobs’ FBI files made public

One interviewee called Jobs “not completely forthright and honest” The FBI files of Steve Jobs have been released, showing a man who commanded respect as an innovator but was questioned on his honesty and morality. The file was prepared on the Apple founder as he was considered for a presidential appointment in 1991 during George [&hellip

Gene therapy improves eye vision

Gene therapy improves eye vision

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have used gene therapy to improve the vision of both eyes in three women who were born virtually blind. The new proceeding has extended earlier work by Jean Bennett and colleagues who used gene therapy to treat blindness in 12 adults and children with Leber’s congenital amaurosis (LCA). The [&hellip