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French Firefighting Robot Colossus Helped Save Burning Notre Dame Cathedral

Thanks to 400 brave firefighters and a powerful firefighting robot called Colossus, much of the Notre Dame Cathedral was saved after the fire. What are the specifications of the Colossus robot?

Robotics April 17, 2019

Third Planet In Kepler-47 Confirmed As Largest Exoplanet In Circumbinary Star System

Scientists from the San Diego State University have identified the third planet in the Kepler-47 star system. This third planet has also been identified as the largest exoplanet in this particular circumbinary star system.

Space April 17, 2019

Two Cancer Patients In The US Receive Gene-Editing CRISPR Treatment

Two cancer patients in the United States have been treated using the powerful gene-editing tool called CRISPR. Scientists confirmed that a U.S. CRISPR study is already underway.

Biotech April 17, 2019

Superbug Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found In Hospital Patients' Hands And Nostrils

Researchers in Michigan have detected superbug antibiotic-resistant bacteria among hospital patients' hands and nostrils. The findings of the study emphasize the importance of following a strict hand-washing practice.

Public Health April 16, 2019

NASA Grants Elon Musk's SpaceX $69 Million Contract To Fly Spacecraft Into Asteroid: What's The Objective Of DART Mission?

SpaceX was recently awarded a $69 million US space agency contract to fly spacecraft into asteroids. What is the main objective of NASA’s DART mission?

Space April 16, 2019

Neck Cracking Leaves Paramedic Natalie Kunicki Paralyzed

A young paramedic in London has suffered from stroke after cracking her neck last month. The patient now warns young people against the dangers of neck cracking.

Public Health April 16, 2019

Game Of Thrones Season 8 Episode 1 'Winterfell' Analysis: Major Spoilers Ahead

Episode 1 of 'Game of Thrones' season 8 has finally arrived. With this first episode comes a potent mix of nostalgia and uncertainty: will the North survive the winter?

Movies/TV Shows April 15, 2019

Disney Movie 'Frozen' Inspires Discovery Of New Property Of Supercooled Water

A scientist in New York was inspired by Disney's 'Frozen' and several YouTube videos to discover a cool new property of supercooled water. This discovery could have implications for detecting nuclear weapons and more.

Material Science April 15, 2019

Zinc Oxide Reduced Body Odor By Killing Responsible Bacteria

Zinc oxide could effectively reduce body odor and heal wounds, a new study in Amsterdam revealed. This means deodorants could someday contain zinc oxide to treat body odor.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 14, 2019

Hospital Curtains Could Be Carriers Of Deadly Bacteria: Study

A new study revealed that privacy curtains in hospitals could be potential carriers of deadly bacteria. Other hospital equipment and tools could also be contaminated, experts said.

Public Health April 13, 2019

Star Wars Episode 9 Teaser Trailer: Here's What You Need To Know

Disney and Lucasfilm finally dropped the teaser trailer for 'Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker.' With this thrilling finale, what should fans expect?

Movies/TV Shows April 13, 2019

Dogs, Other Companion Animals Are Potential Carriers Of Killer Flu Virus: Study

Pet owners, beware: a new study revealed that companion animals such as dogs and ferrets may be carriers of a new strain of influenza virus. The virus may potentially spread quickly if not prevented.

Public Health March 31, 2019

Facebook Mistakenly Deletes Some Of Mark Zuckerberg's Old Posts

Facebook has 'mistakenly' deleted some of Mark Zuckerberg's old posts and cannot restore them back, and this isn't the first time this happened, reports revealed. Here are some of the missing posts.

Internet March 30, 2019

Climate Change Drove Neanderthals To Eat Each Other

A new study in France has revealed that Neanderthals were driven to eat each other due to abrupt climate change during the interglacial period. How did that happen?

Ancient March 30, 2019

Melanin Pigments In Human Skin May Be Used To Make Bionic Implant

The melanin in human skin may be harnessed to create bionic implants, a new landmark study revealed. Scientists were able to do this through a process used in metallurgy.

Biotech March 29, 2019

Working Night Shift Increases Risk For Miscarriage Among Pregnant Women

Working night shift increases the risk for miscarriage among pregnant women, a new study revealed. Researchers explained a disrupted circadian rhythm is bad for pregnancies.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 27, 2019

People With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder More Likely To Have Money Problems

A charity in the United Kingdom has found that people with mental health issues such as obsessive compulsive disorder are more likely to have money problems. There is a way to change that, the charity said.

Public Health March 27, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence Wants NASA To Send Astronauts To Moon Within 5 Years

Vice President Mike Pence wants NASA to put astronauts back on the moon within five years. The future of space exploration is at a standstill, however, due to funding.

Space March 27, 2019

Another Trial Fails To Find Cure For Alzheimer's Disease

Clinical trials for the drug aducanumab have now been halted as it has failed to rid patients of Alzheimer's disease. The heartbreaking news has left scientists looking for more ways to treat the condition.

Medicine March 26, 2019

New Study Proves Trees Are Crucial In Keeping Cities Cool

Trees are crucial in keeping cities and towns cool, a new study revealed. Researchers said the right amount of tree cover can keep temperatures cooler even during summertime.

Earth/Environment March 26, 2019

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