- 2019-05-21 18:13:18Z
Girl Celebrates End of Radiation Treatment Dressed as Stormtrooper
Space fans have been sending their names to Mars and other extraterrestrial destinations for more than two decades, and it's that time again: From now until Sept. 30, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is taking names for the Mars 2020 rover mission. All you have to do is type your name and location into an online form on NASA's website and hit the "Send" button. You'll instantly get the opportunity to print out or save a souvenir boarding pass, listing more than 300 million miles' worth of faux frequent-flier award points. Once all the names pass muster, they'll be handed over… Read More
Gabon's leader Ali Bongo on Tuesday announced the dismissal of his vice president and the minister of forests, in a move that comes amid a scandal over the smuggling of precious timber. The president did not give a reason for the sackings of Vice President Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou and Forestry and Environment Minister Guy Bertrand Mapangou, in his statement late Tuesday. Nearly 5,000 cubic metres (177,000 cubic feet) of kevazingo worth some 7 million euros ($7.8 million) was found in two depots belonging to Chinese companies in the Libreville port of Owendo in February and March.
Some people use it to make bread. These scientists are using it to study radiation.
SEATTLE (AP) - Ashes to ashes, guts to dirt.
Breathing in toxic fumes every day is bad for you, and when you take those fumes away, you feel better. That's the gist of a new study published in JAMA, which came to the rather obvious conclusion that kids in Los Angeles exhibited elevated risk of developing asthma because the city used to sit in a massive cloud of car exhaust.The research, which is actually rather interesting despite seeming a bit obvious, suggests that smog levels in Los Angeles had a direct correlation with the number of cases of childhood asthma. Using data gathered from 1993 through 2014, the paper points to improved air quality levels in a number of communities as being the reason for an overall decrease in the...
Questions pinning the delay of the Corvette C8 on the introduction of the new electrical architecture remain unanswered, but the 2020 Cadillac CT5 will debut with it.
And no one knows who built them-or did the burying.
Costco Stops Selling Roundup After $2 Billion Lawsuit
DENVER (AP) - Colorado officials said Tuesday that they had no plans to stop energy companies from drilling for oil and gas while regulators overhaul state rules to make health, safety and the environment their top priority.
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The life-threatening disorder causes shortness of breath, a persistent cough, and digestion issues.
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - May 21, 2019) - Los Andes Copper Ltd. (TSXV: LA) ("Los Andes", or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Fernando Porcile to the Board of Directors of the Company and to serve as Executive Chairman. His primary role will be to apply his formidable international project experience to take the company through the development stage of its Vizcachitas copper project.Fernando Porcile Mr. Porcile has over ...
Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it's true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The New York Times reports that one such AI, built by Google, is doing some very impressive things.In a new research paper, an algorithm developed in a partnership between Google and medical professionals has demonstrated its incredible accuracy at detecting lung cancer. The paper, published in Nature Medicine, reveals that the AI is, in some ways, even more accurate than trained radiologists at spotting the telltale signs of cancer in medical...
A New Jersey man was arrested on multiple charges after a Snapchat videoshowed him urinating on a young cancer victim's memorial at a park, ABC Newsreports
It has to be the flu, thought Jenny DeVoe, 37, of Edwardsburg, Michigan. It was a Thursday evening in January 2017 when DeVoe began running a fever; her body ached and she felt nauseated.
U.N. Libya envoy Ghassan Salame did not name any countries supplying arms to the U.N.-recognized government of national accord (GNA) or rival eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA). Libya has been subject to a U.N. arms embargo since 2011, however the government is allowed to import weapons and related materiel with the approval of a U.N. Security Council committee.
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Earth's Moon only ever shows us one face. It's locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn't until the Apollo missions that scientists were able to see just how different the two sides really are. The nearside, with its sea of dark gray basins standing in contrast to the brilliant white powder that covers the rest of its face, varies dramatically from the farside, which is marked with countless smaller craters in a more uniform distribution.The debate over how the Moon's split personalities developed has raged for decades, but new research seems to indicate that one of the possible explanations does indeed hold water. The theory, that Earth's...
Sherri Shepherd's No-Sugar Diet Drastically Improved Her Health
BOSTON (AP) - The developer of a wind farm off Massachusetts is taking steps to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale.
"I noticed my stomach was distended, like I had just eaten a really big meal."
AKROTIRI, Cyprus (AP) - Six F35-B Lightning warplanes, the U.K.'s newest fighter, arrived Tuesday at a British air base on Cyprus for training and a systems test in the aircraft's first overseas deployment.
The toughest part was accepting that I would never be the exact same person I was before my diagnosis.
Many of the restrictions are intended to draw legal challenges, which religious conservatives hope will lead the nation's top court to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that established a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy. "We are not going to allow them to move our country backward," U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, one of the two dozen Democrats running for president, told the crowd through a megaphone. The rally is one of scores scheduled for Tuesday around the country by the American Civil Liberties Union, NARAL Pro-Choice America, Planned Parenthood Action Fund and other abortion rights group.
Women are less likely than men to be diagnosed with potentially fatal heart failure because of unconscious bias among doctors, new research suggests. A major study analysing more than 93,000 patients over four years found women were nine per cent less likely to receive a diagnosis and 13 per cent less likely to get the right prescription. The Oxford University researchers said this is partly due to an assumption among medics that heart failure - where the heart is no longer pumps blood around the body efficiently - is man's disease. It is one of a number of findings indicating serious national shortcomings in the treatment of the condition, which affects one in 50 people in the UK. As...
(Washington, D.C.) Almost nobody knows where they are at any given time, yet nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines quietly patrol dark domains of the undersea realm in strategically vital waters around the globe, bringing the prospect of unprecedented destruction upon potential enemies -- all as a way to keep peace.Undersea strategic deterrence, intended to ensure a second, retaliatory strike in the event of a catastrophic nuclear attack upon the US, ultimately relies upon the accuracy, resilience and functionality of the Trident II D5 missile. Accordingly, missile tube construction, fire-control technology and tests shots of the nuclear weapon are intended to help the Navy construct...
An alliance of protest and opposition organizations is demanding civilians head a new Sovereign Council which is meant to oversee a three-year transition toward democracy. The impasse has hit hopes of a quick recovery from the political turmoil that climaxed in the end of Bashir's three-decade rule on April 11. The former Islamist general, under whose rule Sudan was placed on a U.S. list of sponsors of terrorism, was ousted by the army after months of protests against soaring prices, cash shortages and other economic hardships.
Hundreds of babies and toddlers have been found infected with HIV in a Pakistani city, in an unprecedented outbreak of the virus where children are the worst affected. Three-quarters of those testing positive for the virus since the outbreak was discovered a month ago in Rotadero in Sindh province are children, with nearly two-thirds aged five or under. Unqualified 'quack' doctors sharing dirty needles for injections, intravenous drips and blood transfusions have been blamed for spreading the virus, which attacks the immune system and leads to AIDS. Dr Maria Elena Filio-Borromeo, Pakistan director for the United Nations' AIDS and HIV programme, said she had not seen anything similar in...
British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Tuesday to give lawmakers a vote on whether to hold a second Brexit referendum as part of a last-gasp push to get her deal over the line. The embattled British leader dangled a series of sweeteners that she hopes can resolve the Brexit crisis three years after the country first voted to leave the European Union after 46 years. "The government will therefore include in the Withdrawal Agreement Bill at introduction a requirement to vote on whether to hold a second referendum," she said.
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Neither Indiana case was on the list of appeals on which the court acted on Monday morning. If the nine-justice court takes up either case, it would give the conservative majority an opportunity to chip away at the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion nationwide and recognized a right under the U.S. Constitution for women to terminate pregnancies. One of the Indiana laws requires fetal remains to be buried or cremated and bans abortions performed because of fetal disability or the sex or race of the fetus.
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An unidentified thief stole chemotherapy medication from the porch of anOklahoma man suffering from brain cancer on Saturday, KFOR reports
Research shows it could be because of one molecule.
CHICAGO (AP) - Cholesterol levels in children and teens improved in the latest analysis of U.S. health surveys, yet only half of them had readings considered ideal.
Aretha Franklin Had Three Wills When She Died
Poland's first sextuplets on record, two boys and four girls, were born in the southern city of Krakow on Monday to the surprise of parents and doctors who had expected five babies. "We have already made some preparation at home with five children in mind so now we'll have to rearrange things a bit," said the children's mother Klaudia Marzec.
Robots can handle many dangerous jobs. But sometimes, you need an astronaut's brain.
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the ruins of an ancient fortress dating to the 26th Dynasty, the last dynasty in which native Egyptians ruled before the Persians conquered the country in 525 B.C., according to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities.Researchers uncovered parts of the mud-brick stronghold -- including the northeastern and southeastern towers -- at the Tell El-Kedwa site in North Sinai. Previously, in 2008, archaeologists had excavated the military citadel's eastern wall, but the fortress is so large, it took until now to unearth more of its remains.Apparently, the spot was a prime location for a fortress. Archaeologists found the ruins of a younger military outpost...
Abby Lee Miller Attends Lifetime Party amid Cancer Battle
"It is necessary to take a significant leap forward with regards to industrialization," chief technology officer Anders Vedel told Reuters. The new turbine, called V138-3.0 MW, is based on the EnVentus platform which Vestas presented this year and is built on a modular design to enable more customized turbines to be produced without expanding the number of components. This technology is Vestas' attempt to move towards more scalable manufacturing to ensure that mass production of wind turbines remains commercially viable at a time of price pressure and rising demand.
President Donald Trump went after Fox News and blasted several Democratic candidates angling to unseat him during a Pennsylvania rally.
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Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - May 21, 2019) - GeneNews Limited (TSX: GEN), a life sciences company specializing in blood-based biomarker tests for early cancer detection, has launched the company's first awareness campaign on prostate cancer. The awareness program cleverly uses the animated "Gary the Prostate" to introduce viewers to the subject of prostate cancer. To view the full video and learn more about Gary's campaign go to www.mycancerrisk.info/gary.For more information, please view the ...
Merck's (MRK) Keytruda fails in a late-stage study evaluating it as second- or third-line treatment for breast cancer.
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Global sea levels could rise by two metres (6.5 feet) and displace tens of millions of people by the end of the century, according to new projections that double the UN's benchmark estimates. The vast ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica contain enough frozen water to lift the world's oceans dozens of metres. The expansion of water as oceans warm also contributes to sea level rise.
Amazon Prime Boss Named CEO of Google-Backed Quantum Computing Startup