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Mars mountain photobombs NASA's Curiosity rover selfie

Mars mountain photobombs NASA's Curiosity rover selfie The Curiosity Rover touched down on Mars on 6 August 2012. NASA's Mars Curiosity rover snapped this self portrait while parked on the side of Mount Sharp at the heart of Gayle Crater. To reach this point, it traveled around 85 km from its landing site. Also, in the foreground one can see Mount Sharp, one of the biggest mountains on Mars which is a staggering 96 miles in diameter. [Full Article...]

Wolf, secretaries of state jockey over redistricting

Wolf, secretaries of state jockey over redistricting Republican lawmakers from Pennsylvania, along with six other states, have filed paperwork asking the Supreme Court of the United States to allow the Keystone State to not redraw congressional districts right before the 2018 election. "Redistricting reform has always been a goal of mine and I was looking forward to scheduling hearings of the State Government Committee across the Commonwealth on p... [Full Article...]

Amalgamated Bank Has $14.52 Million Stake in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO)

Amalgamated Bank Has $14.52 Million Stake in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) The opening price for Altria Group, Inc . It has underperformed by 26.91% the S&P500. Legg Mason Asset Management Japan increased Pepsico Inc (PEP) stake by 80.23% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Spectrum holds 0.92% or 44,789 shares in its portfolio. Cowen & Co maintained Altria Group, Inc . It also reduced Pimco Active Bond Etf (BOND) stake by 3,204 shares and now owns 37,244 shares. [Full Article...]

Neuroscientists Found Anxiety Cells in Mouse Brains

Neuroscientists Found Anxiety Cells in Mouse Brains For example, the cells in the hippocampus communicate with another brain area called the hypothalamus that tells mice when to avoid something risky. This new study from neuroscientists at UC San Francisco and the Columbia University Irving Medical Center set out to try to home in on which specific cells in the hippocampus could be orchestrating these feelings of anxiety. [Full Article...]

New Blood Test Detects Toxic Proteins Linked to Alzheimer's

New Blood Test Detects Toxic Proteins Linked to Alzheimer's The noninvasive test was developed to detect the presence of the toxic protein amyloid beta, known to be present in people affected by the disease, and did so with 90% accuracy, according to the study, published Wednesday in the journal Nature . [Full Article...]

'Justice has prevailed' after doping bans overturned: Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov

'Justice has prevailed' after doping bans overturned: Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov The reduction of life bans to a one-month ban for the other athletes also sets a precedent for future doping cases. CAS upheld the appeals of 28 of the 43 Russians accused of doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, lifting their life bans and reinstating their results form Sochi, and freeing them to possibly compete at Pyeonghcang. [Full Article...]

Raising hopes: Cancer 'vaccine' found effective in mice

Raising hopes: Cancer 'vaccine' found effective in mice Though the basic principles are similar, cancer vaccines work a bit differently than a vaccine against the measles or the flu. Since the drug's application is so localised, the researchers insist it is cost-effective and unlikely to cause adverse side effects often seen in other kinds of immune simulation. [Full Article...]

Ladies, it's time to know your numbers and wear red!

Ladies, it's time to know your numbers and wear red! The goal is to dispel the myths and raise awareness of heart disease & stroke as the number one killer of women. Coronary artery disease is the most common and is also the main cause of a heart attack. Besides that, we have free blood pressure and cholesterol screenings, we're promoting this week's Wear Red Day, and you'll see a new shade of Sparrow as our building turns red in commemoration o... [Full Article...]

Coffee shops in California may soon be required to post cancer warnings

Coffee shops in California may soon be required to post cancer warnings The suit asks for the warning to say this is a "chemical known to cause cancer" or "chemical that causes cancer" in a label at least 10 inches by 10 inches in the establishment. According to Metzger, 13 of the defendants, including 7-Eleven, have already settled out of court and agreed to issue the warnings. The US Government's own Dietary Guidelines state that coffee can be part of a healthy li... [Full Article...]

More investigations into possible flu-related deaths in Alabama

More investigations into possible flu-related deaths in Alabama The sharp increase in flu cases in SC has prompted at least one hospital to open a mobile unit to help with the patient flow. An NHS England spokesman said: 'Raised levels of flu and norovirus cases continued to put pressure on busy hospitals and other frontline services last week. [Full Article...]

Finland's cancer survival rates among the world's highest

Finland's cancer survival rates among the world's highest All these countries were discovered to have around 90% surviving rates for some common forms of cancer. These countries together account for more than 40 per cent the world's population and a quarter of the global Gross Domestic Product (GDP). [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government will give Parliament initial Brexit analysis

United Kingdom government will give Parliament initial Brexit analysis It shows that the negative impact of a stricter immigration policy - replacing free movement with arrangements in line with those for non-EU citizens - would be far bigger than the 0.2% boost to economic growth that a U.S. The motion will use the same ancient, but effective, Parliamentary procedure that Labour successfully used to force the Government to release the Brexit impact assessments to th... [Full Article...]

BT deny Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's claim over FA Cup extra time

BT deny Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's claim over FA Cup extra time Despite the Reds tasting elimination in the FA Cup at the hands of the Baggies , Firmino gave fans of the Merseyside club joy as he scored a goal during the seventh minute of the match to give his side the lead. "It is not a big one but it is how it is when you have a long injury". "You can not use VAR unless there is a huge television screen in the stadium for all to see". [Full Article...]

At second glance Super Bowl LII is going to Philadelphia

In the Super Bowl, it will be critical for the Eagles to not only make pregame adjustments but adjustments within the scheme of the game. The season was lost and Philadelphia would be doomed to another year of waiting for a Super Bowl. In the only Super Bowl to ever go into overtime, the Pats won 34-28 after being down 28-3. He threw for 352 yards, three touchdowns with zero interceptions and ... [Full Article...]

Laporte the ideal fit for Guardiola's style, says City director

Laporte the ideal fit for Guardiola's style, says City director The BBC said Arsenal had agreed a fee with the Bundesliga club and personal terms with Gabon global Aubameyang, 28, but the German club will only sanction the move if they get a replacement. "Others have done it on two". We did it in a different way. In fact, the fee paid for just one of the players is actually more than 26 countries spend on protecting themselves. [Full Article...]

Patriots expect Gronkowski to play in Super Bowl

While coaches are only required to select a victor and don't have to give a predicted final score, many often do. Philadelphia allowed 18.4 points per game, and New England allowed 18.5. I understand where I am here, and after we play the Super Bowl I will reflect on the season. Shaun Ball, Redwood . Pick: New England 28, Philadelphia 17. [Full Article...]

A day to tackle the stigma surrounding mental health

A day to tackle the stigma surrounding mental health Snapchat: Every use of Bell Let's Talk filder and video view. Since the program began in 2011, more than $86.5 million has been donated to mental-health initiatives and more than 740,000 individuals have been given access to mental-health care. [Full Article...]

'Super Blue Blood Moon' around the globe

'Super Blue Blood Moon' around the globe US eastern time (1030 GMT). Even though the moon was about to set, some were still able to capture a glimpse of the lunar eclipse in Virginia. A lunar eclipse occurs when the earth casts a partial shadow on the moon. " That red light you see is sunlight that has skimmed and bent through Earth's atmosphere and continued on through space to the moon ", said Alan MacRobert of Sky and Telescop... [Full Article...]

Ambati Rayudu banned for two matches by BCCI

Ambati Rayudu banned for two matches by BCCI It is informed that Rayudu pleaded guilty to the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by BCCI and, as such, there was no need for a formal hearing. "They had no business to stop the match once the target was declared", Rayudu opined. "Then, what we said was we were playing for 204, and that was my exact words". [Full Article...]

Pizza healthier breakfast option than most cereals, report says

Pizza healthier breakfast option than most cereals, report says A recent study tells that termed pizza as a better breakfast for everyone. This means that, if you're in a hurry, heating the leftover pizza in the fridge is apparently a good breakfast option. However, she added that pizza contains much more protein compared to cereals, which will make people feel full throughout their morning. While dietitian Keri Gans suggests that cereal is still a good opti... [Full Article...]


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