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Hunter who died of rare disorder may have eaten squirrel brains, doctors say

Hunter who died of rare disorder may have eaten squirrel brains, doctors say

NEW YORK – A 61-year-old who experienced a severe cognitive decline before his death may have had squirrel brains to blame. A new report on the 2015 death in Rochester, New York, finds that he may have suffered from variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD), a rare brain condition you’ve likely heard of as “mad cow disease.” […]

Astronaut Nick Hague says there was no time to panic

Astronaut Nick Hague says there was no time to panic

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE American astronaut Nick Hague — days after he was forced to make an emergency, ballistic descent — said Tuesday he didn’t have any time to panic as his journey went haywire and could have ended […]

See how 1918 flu pandemic impacted your Michigan county

See how 1918 flu pandemic impacted your Michigan county

The uptick in April 1918 represents the first, less lethal, wave of the influenza pandemic. The second wave, in which the flu virus had morphed into a much more deadly strain, struck Michigan in late September and deaths skyrocketed in October.  By mid-October, the governor and state health department ordered the closing of churches and […]

In cadaver caves, baby beetles grow better with parental goo

In cadaver caves, baby beetles grow better with parental goo

Growing up inside a dead mouse could really stink, but not for some burying beetles. Their parents’ gut microbes keep the cadaver fresh, creating a nursery where the larvae can thrive. What burying beetle parents can do with a small dead animal is remarkable, says coauthor Shantanu Shukla of the Max Planck Institute for Chemical […]

WHO considering global health emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak

WHO considering global health emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak

Geneva (AFP) – The World Health Organization said Monday its experts will meet this week to determine whether an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global health emergency. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has convened “an emergency committee” on the current outbreak in DRC’s violence-torn North Kivu region, which has killed […]

NASA probes reason behind space station hole, plans for spacewalk

NASA probes reason behind space station hole, plans for spacewalk

NASA is planning to take a spacewalk in the International Space Station (Representational Image) New Delhi : World’s prestigious space research organization, NASA, now, is planning to take a spacewalk in the International Space Station (ISS). It is in regard to tamp down speculation that sabotage caused a tiny hole in the side of a […]

Measles: Montvale NJ and NY residents possibly exposed by traveler

Measles: Montvale NJ and NY residents possibly exposed by traveler

CLOSE More cases of the disease are being reported from airports in Detroit, Newark, New Jersey, and Memphis, Tennessee. Here is what you should know about measles and how to tell if you’re protected. USA TODAY An electron microscope image of the measles virus.(Photo: CDC Public Health Image Library) Area residents may have been exposed […]

Telegram has been a massive failure around the world

Telegram has been a massive failure around the world

Telegram suddenly collapsed a Variety of online services to communicate with every day are becoming more popular that is growing their audience, and as a consequence, the load on the server, writes the Chronicle.info with reference to Portaltele.com.ua The Telegram messenger has evolved from a little known service to one of the world’s best communication […]

What is Zika virus?

What is Zika virus?

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: October 14, 2018 10:01:22 am The Rajasthan Health Department said that out of 11,895 houses surveyed so far, 2,269 have been found positive for mosquito breeding. India, this year, registered its first case of Zika virus in Rajasthan after an elderly woman from Jaipur tested positive […]

“She was crawling near the feet of the dinosaurs”: the Scientists found a snail age 99 million years

“She was crawling near the feet of the dinosaurs”: the Scientists found a snail age 99 million years

Myanmar is considered to be “Klondike” among paleontologists, because the next sensation was waiting for the scientific world it is in this area. Scientists found a snail age 99 million years embedded in the resin relict pine, and easier in the amber drop. As shown by subsequent analysis, and in the old days, which left […]