Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Fasting, not calorie count, boosts lifespan in mice

Eating less often does more to improve the health and lifespan of rodents than simply eating less, a study said Monday. Researchers looking at...

Daily aspirin may harm more than help seniors

WASHINGTON: A US government expert panel said Tuesday it no longer recommends a daily dose of aspirin to reduce the risk of heart attack...

Researchers say fossil shows humans, dogs lived in C America in 10,000 BC

The fossil of a jaw bone could prove that domesticated dogs lived in Central America as far back as 12,000 years ago, according to...

Turkish fires endanger world pine honey supplies

Beekeepers Mustafa Alti and his son Fehmi were kept busy tending to their hives before wildfires tore through a bucolic region of Turkey that...

Chilean scientist plans to clean up mining with ‘metal eating’ bacteria

Starving microorganisms capable of surviving in extreme conditions have already managed to "eat" a nail in just three days. In Chile, a scientist is...

Rescued Afghan bird learns to say ‘bonjour’

A mynah bird that was brought from Afghanistan by a girl fleeing the Taleban has learnt to say "bonjour" after finding a new home...

Climate change threatens Everglades, Florida’s gem

Umberto Gimenez loves alligators. He gives them nicknames such as "Smile" and "Momma Gator" and laughs when he thinks of their antics. Gimenez, an...

Jordan hospital performs rare operation to separate conjoined twins

A Jordanian hospital has successfully performed the country's first operation to separate conjoined twins, seven-month-old babies from Yemen, the chief surgeon announced Sunday. It...

Nuclear Medicine Unit at Adan Hospital celebrates International Week of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular...

KUWAIT: The staff of the Nuclear Medicine Unit at Al-Adan Hospital celebrates the international Week of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, which is held...

Europe-Japan space mission captures images of Mercury

PARIS: The European-Japanese BepiColombo spacecraft has sent back its first images of Mercury, the nearest planet to the Sun, the European Space Agency said...

Scientists race to save Florida coral reef from mysterious disease

At a laboratory in central Florida, biologist Aaron Gavin uses tiny pipettes to carefully feed shrimp to more than 700 corals living in huge...

New lizard species discovered in Peru

Scientists have discovered a new lizard species in Peru, the national conservation agency said Tuesday. The new species, called Liolaemus warjantay, was found in...

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