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New Zealand announces to create world’s largest ocean sanctuary

John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand unveiled that they were in the process of creating world largest ocean sanctuary. He also added that, the size of the sanctuary will be the same as Texas and twice the size of New Zealand.  In Kermadec region, around 620,000 square kilometers of ocean was chosen by the country’s government to preserve the ...

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Researchers Find Differences In Both Smokers’ and Non-Smoker’s Lung Cancer

Though both the sections of people who include smokers and non-smokers have an equal chance of getting lung cancer, there was significant difference observed in both these cases.  Though the people smoking tobacco have higher risk of contracting lung cancer, the disease can also hit the non-smokers and the number of people suffering from lung cancer despite not smoking is ...

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After Drinking Green Tea Bought Online, A Girl Got Hepatitis

Surprisingly, hepatitis was a result of drinking green tea in a recent case study of British Medical Journal Case Reports. The patient seemed to have arrived with problems like joint pain, nausea and abdominal pains. Considering a minor infection, the teen was sent back home with appropriate medicine. The next time she came, she was suffering from jaundice and had worsening ...

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Nivolumab Drug Combats Advanced Kidney Cancer, Doctors Thrilled

A new cancer drug, Nivolumab is said to be more effective for people who are suffering from kidney cancer as it improves the immunity of the body in response to the cancer cells when compared to the traditional therapy of Everolimus. Opdivo is another group of drugs that is termed as the immune checkpoint inhibitors. This is supposedly used on ...

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Scientists Have Found the Way To Edit Human Genome

A new CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats) system was introduced by the scientists in order to improve the precision and power of the existing genome engineering. They are said to help the bacteria in the body to fight against the viral attacks. Thus, they are widely used as genome editing tools in the health industry. Gamete is the ...

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Hubble Space Telescope releases marvelous images of the Veil Nebula

Hubble Space Telescope has once again managed to amaze all of humanity by releasing breathtaking images of a distant Nebula floating around 2100 light years from earth. NASA released a flyover 3D image of the Nebula that shows it as a dense formation of heavier gases, namely sulfur, oxygen and hydrogen. Veil Nebula, which is a nebula of about 100 ...

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Global warming reshapes the bodies of bumblebees, research says

Carbon footprints and adaption are having noticeable effects, in case of bumblebees. This is in case of Rocky Mountain species of bumblebees, their tongues shrivel up with the pace of time. This sets the best example of Charles Darwin’s theory of survival of fittest as mentioned in “On The Origin of Species”. He quoted that the species which are most ...

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Enamel has its origin in fish scales, Study says

Origins of life were from water. We all know well that the strongest tissue of the body is tooth enamel. Moving forward, tooth enamel has its ancestry from the scales of fish. It’s surprising right? Well, let’s discuss in detail how scientist made this observation. Scientist at the Sweden’s Uppsala University noted that the ancestry of fish had enamels on ...

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We always carry a cloud of bacteria, according to PeerJ

Bacteria are ubiquitously present in humans. Yes, that’s true. While you shout, cry, sneeze, sleep microbes’ surrounds you. Beware of these tiny creatures, they may serve as friend or foe. As a friend, microbe improves the immunity of the body, metabolism, treating various diseases and has many industrial applications. With the industrial applications of probiotic drinks like Yakult, microbes have ...

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