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A Broken Heart May Cause Long-Term Damage To Your Health

It is found from a study funded by the British Heart Foundation that it is possible for “broken heart syndrome” to cause lasting damage to our bodies. Also known as Takotsubo syndrome in a technical term , it refers to the way in which a stressful event such as the death [...]

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There's a reason why you don't see the cabin crew drinking coffee. Max Pixel.

The Gross Reason Why Flight Attendants Never Drink Hot Drinks During Flights

  You may hear that some flight attendants never drink hot water during a flight. The reason why they do this is they’re on duty. When it is their turn to have a break, they would quaff cup after cup of coffee are in the cubbyholes for flight attendant somewhere in the plane. [...]

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Parkinson’s Disease Might Be Caused By Your Immune System Going Haywire

The journal Nature recently has published a study report providing evidence that Parkinson’s disease is closely linked to the immune system.   It is thought to be something known as an autoimmune disease, where the immune system of your own body  attacks healthy cells in a mistakable way. The death of neurons [...]

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M87 with fainter galaxies in the background. NASA

New Horizons Clearly Sees All The Extragalactic Lights

New Horizons, the NASA spacecraft, presently in hibernation waiting to reach its next target, has helped us to know more about the beauty and complexity of Pluto, and for the time being,  it has already provided us with some unique cosmic data that we would not be able to obtain [...]

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Image credit: Endohedral fullerenes could help to produce the most accurate atomic clocks ever, and are the most expensive material ever produced. AVN Photo Lab/Shutterstock

What Is The Most Expensive Material In The World?

If you are asked to name some expensive materials, you would mention of diamond, gold and plutonium. However it is not the case now, for scientists at Oxford University have created a material which is more expensive than all of the finest substances you could afford to purchase. At a [...]

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Shake, shake, shake. Jan Paul Rodriguez/Facebook

Divers Film Insane Underwater Earthquake Shaking The Seafloor

Do you happen to experience an underwater earthquake? To most people it seems quite unusual. However, a group of divers in the Philippines were so lucky that they were able to maintain the camera rolling during the course of the current earthquake, measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale, rocked the [...]

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Crocodile Plays Tug-Of-War With Elephant’s Trunk

You had better not to anthropomorphize animals greatly, because it is unfair to apply our laws and behaviors to them. However, in some cases crocodiles could be such cold-hearted thing. Not long ago when Alexander Makanga was on a riverboat safari near Mvuu Camp, he was lucky enough to capture the [...]

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Derelict buildings built on permafrost in Norilsk, Russia, one of the cities studied. Nordroden/Shutterstock

Siberian Permafrost Cities In Danger Of Collapse In The Next 35 Years

  It is widely accepted that climate change is really happening and also quite dangerous to our life. In some parts of the world, it is becoming unprecedentedly warming and one of such places is the permafrost in Siberia. According to the latest research jointly undertaken by Russia and the [...]

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The Arecibo Telescope, which detected several of the FRBs from the source knowns as FRB 121102.  Dennis van de Water/Shutterstock

More Fast Radio Bursts Have Been Detected From Auriga

If you have interests in capturing a weird fast radio burst, namely FRB, it seems that the best option you should choose is the constellation of Auriga (the charioteer), because 17 FRBs have been detected there from the same source. As they were all released by a single source, it is [...]

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Hubble Snaps Incredible Views Of A Cosmic Microwave Laser

    While we were having delicious food and discussing with friends, Hubble made some of the best possible observations of galaxy IRAS 16399-0937.   Being 370 million light-years far away from the Milky Way, this object is a maser, kind of natural laser, in which the light emission can be [...]

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