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Hubble reveals new class of planet

Hubble reveals new class of planet

GJ 1214b orbits its host star, a red dwarf, every 38 hours at a distance of 2 million kilometers which gives it a temperature of about 230 degrees Celsius. An international team of astronomers have observed a new planet class located in the constellation of Ophiuchus (The Serpent Bearer) about 40 light years from Earth. [&hellip

Stars on a knife edge

Stars on a knife edge

Home fans cheer Taifa Stars during the first leg of African Nations Cup qualifier match against Mozambique at the National stadium in Dar es Salaam yesterday. Taifa Stars have put themselves into a knife edge after pulling a 1-1 draw in the first leg match of the 2013 African Nations Cup qualifier against Mozambique played [&hellip

Smalling, Gerrard and Sturridge injured

Smalling, Gerrard and Sturridge injured

England defender Chris Smalling was hospitalised with a deep cut after a clash of heads in the 2-3 friendly defeat by the Netherlands. The Manchester United star collided with Klaas Jan Huntelaar as the Dutchman headed his side’s second goal from a Dirk Kuyt cross at Wembley. The game was delayed for several minutes as [&hellip

England 2-3 Netherlands

England 2-3 Netherlands

England looked to have rescued a creditable draw in the first match since coach Fabio Capello’s resignation as goals from Gary Cahill and Ashley Young in the last five minutes drew them level after Robben and Klaas Jan Huntelaar put the Netherlands in charge early in the second half. Robben, who illuminated Wembley with a [&hellip

Stars, Msumbiji leo hapakaliki

Stars, Msumbiji leo hapakaliki

Taifa Stars head coach Jan Poulsen is making another attempt to lead his boys into the qualifier series of the African Nations Cup in a match against Mozambique to be played at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam today. The coach, who was responsible for the team’s dismal performance during the Nations Cup qualifiers [&hellip

MWC 2012: Nokia reveals 41MP cameraphone

MWC 2012: Nokia reveals 41MP cameraphone

Nokia claims the 808 sets a “new industry standard” in mobile imaging devices. A 41-megapixel Nokia smartphone was among the new technology on show during the opening day of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The 808 Pureview offers enhanced low-light performance as well as sophisticated image compression designed to help users share pictures. Nokia hopes [&hellip

Big NZ fossil penguin reconstructed

Big NZ fossil penguin reconstructed

The ancient penguins are shown in this artist’s impression A large extinct penguin has been reconstructed from fossil remains discovered in New Zealand. Researchers used bones from two separate examples of the ancient birds, using the skeleton of a modern king penguin as a guide. They show the 25 million-year-old Kairuku penguin was tall at [&hellip

Many drugs are ‘non-vegetarian’

Many drugs are ‘non-vegetarian’

People who choose not to eat animal products may be unaware that common medicines could contain them, a study suggests. Many tablets and liquid medicines use gelatin, derived from animal bones or skin. A survey in the Postgraduate Medical Journal shows a quarter of patients are unknowingly prescribed drugs containing gelatin contrary to their beliefs. [&hellip

Sleeping pills pose ‘death risk’

Sleeping pills pose ‘death risk’

Sleeping pills used by thousands of people in the UK appear to be linked with a higher death risk, doctors warn. The American study in BMJ Open compared more than 10,000 patients on tablets like temazepam with 23,000 similar patients not taking these drugs. Death risk among users was about four times higher, although the [&hellip

CAF picks Moroccans for Yanga-Zamalek tie

CAF picks Moroccans for Yanga-Zamalek tie

Moroccan referee Jihed Redouane has been picked up by the Confederation of African Football, CAF, to officiate the Champions League return leg tie between Young Africans and Zamalek to be played in Cairo on Saturday. Two other Moroccans Rouani Bouazza and Bekkali Mimoun are linesmen for the match while Egyptian Gihed Greisha is a reserve [&hellip