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White dwarf stars formed mysterious supernova

Aug 23 2014, 7:36am CDT | by IANS

London, Aug 23 (IANS) Supernova 2014J is 11 million light years away from earth and was only seen by chance at the University of London Observatory this year. Read more Aug 23 2014, 7:36am CDT
 
 

Universe's earliest stars were monstrous: Study

Aug 23 2014, 5:08am CDT | by IANS

Tokyo, Aug 23 (IANS) Little is known about the universe's earliest stars but if we believe astronomers, they might have been hundreds of times more massive than the sun. Read more Aug 23 2014, 5:08am CDT
 
 

Killer fungus that grows on trees

Aug 23 2014, 5:00am CDT | by IANS

New York, Aug 23 (IANS) A teenaged girl has helped scientists discover that a deadly fungus that generally attacks HIV/AIDS patients grows on trees. Read more Aug 23 2014, 5:00am CDT
 
 

Most Americans lack knowledge about Ebola: Poll

Aug 23 2014, 4:58am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) Most Americans are not fully aware about the deadly disease Ebola, says a poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). Read more Aug 23 2014, 4:58am CDT
 
 

Cheers! Rule of thumb can control drinking

Aug 23 2014, 2:50am CDT | by IANS

New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Did you ever try using a rule of thumb such as a half-glass rule or a two-fingers-from-the-top rule when pouring wine? Do this if you want to keep your weight in check. Read more Aug 23 2014, 2:50am CDT
 
 

Serotonin can reduce sensitivity to pain

Aug 23 2014, 2:38am CDT | by IANS

Lisbon, Aug 23 (IANS) Researchers at Portugal's Champalimaud Foundation said Friday that the molecule of serotonin in the organism can diminish sensitivity to pain. Read more Aug 23 2014, 2:38am CDT
 
 

Pomegranate peel may cure deadly brain disorders

Aug 23 2014, 2:36am CDT | by IANS

London, Aug 23 (IANS) Do not throw that pomegranate peel in the garbage bin. In the near future, it may be a source of drugs for two incurable diseases that affect the elderly. Read more Aug 23 2014, 2:36am CDT
 
 

Fitness app games no substitute for actual exercise

Aug 23 2014, 2:20am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) There are nearly 31,000 health and fitness apps in the market and most of them use games to increase physical activity. Are they a real substitute for hitting the gym or walking in the park? Read more Aug 23 2014, 2:20am CDT
 
 

Green tea can protect spinal cord neurons

Aug 23 2014, 2:18am CDT | by IANS

Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) Polyphenols found in green tea are strong antioxidants and can protect your brain in case of a spinal cord injury. Read more Aug 23 2014, 2:18am CDT
 
 

Low-frequency waves help astronomers click faraway galaxy

Aug 23 2014, 1:34am CDT | by IANS

London, Aug 23 (IANS) A team of astronomers has taken the most sensitive image of a galaxy 30 million light years away via a radio telescope with frequencies just above those of commercial FM radio stations. Read more Aug 23 2014, 1:34am CDT
 
 

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