Saturday, January 20, 2018

Science

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Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) during the send-off ceremony after checking their space suits before the launch of the Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft at the Baikonur cosmodrome

Japanese Astronaut Apologizes for ‘Fake News’ of Height Increase

TOKYO (Reuters) Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai, on a mission to the International Space Station, apologized on Wednesday for saying he had grown 9 cm (3.5...
Dr Chris Millington, an investigator scientist, works in the lab at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge

How Alcohol Damages Stem Cell DNA and Increases Cancer Risk

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) Drinking alcohol produces a harmful chemical in the body which can lead to permanent genetic damage in the DNA of...
Immune Boosting Virus Could be Used to Treat Brain Tumors

OMG! Immune Boosting Virus Could be Used to Treat Brain Tumors

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) A trial of a potential new brain cancer treatment has shown that a virus injected directly into the bloodstream can...
Scientists work at the Upward Sun River discovery site in Alaska's Tanana River Valley

Alaskan ‘Sunrise’ Girl Sheds Light on How Humans Populated Americas

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) Ancient DNA extracted from the skull of a six-week-old baby girl whose 11,500-year-old remains were unearthed in a burial pit...
Headaches and Migraines

Traumatic Events Increase Headaches and Migraines

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) Teens exposed to traumatic or terror events may have a higher risk for weekly and daily migraines, according to a study...
Immune Cells Linked to Very Early Spread of Breast Cancer

OMG! Immune Cells Linked to Very Early Spread of Breast Cancer

By Marilynn Larkin (Reuters Health) Normal immune cells that live near milk ducts in healthy breast tissue may play a key role in helping early breast...
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