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Sleep shortage increases susceptibility to catching cold - study Tests on men and women reveal those who sleep six hours or less a night are more than four times as likely to contract virus as those resting for seven or more hoursPeople who get too little sleep are more likely to catch a cold, according to US scientist
The Guardian | 8 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Life Might Spread Across Universe Like an 'Epidemic' in New Math Theory As astronomers get closer to finding potential signatures of life on faraway planets, a new mathematical description shows how to understand life's spread and to determine if it's jumping from star to star. "Life could spread from host star
Yahoo! News | 9 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Israeli archaeologists unearth unique stepped structure in City of David An archaeological excavation in the Jerusalem Walls National Park in the City of David, the site of ancient Jerusalem, unearthed a pyramid-shaped staircase. This unique structure was located right next to the 2,000-year-old Second Temple stepped street, f
Fox News | 9 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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UK sperm bank has just nine registered donors, boss reveals Chief executive announces drive to recruit new donors with superman message based on successful campaign in DenmarkA year after it was established, Britains national sperm bank has admitted it has only nine registered donors prompting its boss to urge men
The Guardian | 10 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Watchdog group calls for less processed meats in school cafeterias Report found the USDA paid more than $500m in 2013 to meat and dairy companies for school lunch products, including processed meats Watchdog asked USDA to recommend less meat and more vegetables for schools A handful of American food and agriculture compa
The Guardian | 11 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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NASA Arctic Field Campaign to Examine Ecosystem Impacts of Changing Climate As part of a broad effort to study the environmental and societal effects of climate change, NASA has begun a multi-year field campaign to investigate ecological impacts of the rapidly changing climate in Alaska and northwestern Canada, such as the thawin
NASA | 11 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Koran thought to be the oldest in the world could predate Muhammad The pages, which were discovered at the library of the University of Birmingham last month and are from around 568AD, could predate Muhammad, historians have claimed.
Mail Online | 11 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Valve reveals HTC Vive will go on sale in 'large quantities' by March Valve posted the release to announce it would be showing off two new titles for the upcoming Vive VR system (pictured) at this year's PAX Prime in Seattle over the weekend.
Mail Online | 11 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Amazon Underground offers paid-for games without any in-app purchases Amazon explained it has been able to offer Underground apps for free 'by working out a new amount on a per-minute played basis in exchange for them waiving their normal in-app fees.'
Mail Online | 11 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Philistines introduced cumin, bay leaves and opium poppies into Middle Eastern diet Archaeologists at Bar-Ilan University in Israel have found evidence that suggests the Philistines introduced hundreds of plants into the diet in Israel including new species from abroad.
Mail Online | 11 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend