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Getting to grips with the placenta's real health benefits A project to understand the body's most mysterious organ could help us tackle everything from pregnancy complications to heart disease, says Cathy Spong
NewScientist.com | 15 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Meet the doctor who is convinced he will live to 150 Medical advancements mean that life expectancy is now far greater than we believe, an ageing expert has claimed
Telegraph.co.uk | 15 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Dot Earth Blog: Long-Predicted Death Toll in Nepal Earthquake Reflects Wider Himalayan Seismic Risk The major earthquake that has shattered buildings across Katmandu and killed hundreds will likely produce a vast toll.
New York Times | 16 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Awesome Hubble Telescope Pics Pop on Times Square Screens in NYC Advertisements hawking clothing, smart phones and theater tickets usually overwhelm New York City's Times Square but look closely this week and you'll also see exploding stars, whirling galaxies and bubbling nebulas. In celebration of the 25th a
Yahoo! News | 18 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
SpaceX's Elon Musk Says Valve Glitch Caused Rocket Landing Crash SpaceX's daring reusable-rocket test last week came up just short because of an issue with a "throttle valve," company founder and CEO Elon Musk said. The private spaceflight company tried to bring the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket dow
Yahoo! News | 18 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Touching down on Mars could still be a far-off prospect Landing on the Red Planet may remain a distant dream for now, despite ambitious plans by aerospace companies to take people there in the next decade
NewScientist.com | 18 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hopes of vaccine for Parkinsons sufferers Research hints that disease is caused by toxins, whose spread to the brain could be blocked Continue reading...
The Guardian | 18 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Hubble at 25: Space Telescope's Views Have Changed How We See Earth The Hubble Space Telescope, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary in space, has become known for capturing stunning and unprecedented views of the cosmos. Because the telescope can gaze across the solar system and beyond, to alien planets far more dis
Yahoo! News | 18 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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California Drought Drives 'Explosive' Wildfire Season Thanks to a drought that's stretching into its fourth year, the state seems to have become a year-round tinderbox.
MSNBC | 18 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why Nepal is so vulnerable to quakes The Magnitude 7.8 Nepal earthquake has occurred in what is one of the most seismically active regions in the world.
BBC News | 19 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend