Thursday, July 20, 2017

High risk of autism in children their mothers had fever during pregnancy

New study suggested that children are more likely to develop autism if their mothers had a fever during pregnancy, especially in the second trimester. The study, led by scientists at the Columbia University and published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, followed 95,754 children born between...

Colorectal cancers rising in adults as young as in their 20s and 30s in the US

There has been a sharp rise in colorectal cancers in adults as young as in their 20s and 30s in the U.S., found a new study from the American Cancer Society (ACS). The vast majority of colorectal cancers are still found in older people, with...

Anti-tumor immune therapy for colon cancer works in mice, says new study

Researchers report that increasing expression of a chemical cytokine called LIGHT in mice with colon cancer activated the immune system's natural cancer-killing T-cells and caused primary tumors and metastatic tumors in the liver to shrink. A chemical found in tumors may help stop tumor growth,...

878 quakes in just 2 weeks — Only at Yellowstone supervolcano

Over 800 earthquakes have now been recorded at Yellowstone supervolcano over the last two weeks, with the ongoing swarm taking place on the western edge of the National Park. But there is virtually no risk of the volcano erupting, the United States Geological Survey (USGS)...

Turkey cuts the theory of evolution from high school

Turkish high school students will no longer be taught the theory of evolution, reported CNN on Saturday morning  citing Turkish official. The subject has been cut from the curriculum under changes made to eliminate "controversial" topics, the head of the national board of education, Alpaslan...

What has NASA’s Juno discovered around Jupiter so far?

What has NASA's Juno discovered around Jupiter so far?
It's been one year since NASA's Juno spacecraft arrived at Jupiter. What has it seen? What has it discovered? Actually, quite a lot! I showcase some of the most amazing photos you will see of Jupiter, as well as discuss it's magnetic field, core, bands, aurora,...

NASA finds more ‘Alien’ Earth-sized planets that could support life

The planets are likely the right size and right temperature to support complex life. The Kepler planet-searching telescope has detected nearly 50 such planets in one small part of the observable universe. NASA said Monday its Kepler Space Telescope mission discovered 10 new rocky, Earth-like planets...

UFO captured just a few hours away from Roswell

Manny Ceniceros and his mother were driving by Dos Lagos Golf Course in Anthony, NM, a town not far from New Mexico's second largest city, Las Cruces.  Ceniceros, an enterprising young man, started filming the golf course as footage for a promo video for his...

Smoke detected at one of the rooms at Unit 3 in Chernobyl power plant

Ukraine nuclear watchdog says, Ukraine’s nuclear regulatory body reported smoke at one of the rooms at Unit 3 in Chernobyl, adding that it was briefly “liquidated” by the state emergency personnel and the radiological situation at the site has not changed following the incident. “At 15:57...

About 4.599 billion years old, Jupiter the oldest planet in the solar system — study

According to a new study from an international team of astronomers has dated Jupiter for the first time, and their findings suggest that the Gas Giant is the oldest planet in the solar system. Dating a celestial object isn't too difficult, so long as you...

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