Year in space put US astronaut’s immune system on high alert compared to his Earth-bound twin – Daily Mail
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Year in space put US astronaut’s immune system on high alert compared to his Earth-bound twin – Daily Mail

Nearly a year in space put astronaut Scott Kelly’s immune system on high alert and changed the activity of some of his genes compared to his Earth-bound identical twin, researchers said Friday.Scientists don’t know if the changes were good or bad but results from a unique NASA twins study are raising new questions for doctors…

‘Zombie’ deer disease is in 24 states and thousands of infected deer are eaten each year, expert warns – USA TODAY
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‘Zombie’ deer disease is in 24 states and thousands of infected deer are eaten each year, expert warns – USA TODAY

CLOSE CWD is an always-fatal disease that leaves their brains full of holes. What is this always-fatal condition and how do people fight its spread? Wochit-AllAn infectious disease deadly in deer has spread to 24 states as experts warn the ailment – unofficially dubbed “zombie” deer disease – could one day hit humans.Chronic wasting disease, or CWD, has afflicted free-ranging deer, elk and/or…

Forget The Wall Jobs, What About Bringing Back All Your Coal Jobs? – CleanTechnica
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Forget The Wall Jobs, What About Bringing Back All Your Coal Jobs? – CleanTechnica

Coal Published on February 16th, 2019 | by Tina Casey February 16th, 2019 by Tina Casey Yes, what about bringing back coal jobs? US President* Donald J. Trump made coal a centerpiece of his 2016 campaign, but apparently he has given up on the whole idea. Everybody is talking about the border wall and nobody is…

Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e: Specs, images, and what we know so far – Android Police
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Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e: Specs, images, and what we know so far – Android Police

Samsung will host its Unpacked event in San Francisco in a few days, on February 20, to unveil its new flagships. The Korean brand is expected to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its Galaxy S lineup by announcing not one, but several devices. There have been many rumors about these phones since December, and while…

NASA Opportunity last message: What were the final heartbreaking words of the Mars rover? – Express.co.uk
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NASA Opportunity last message: What were the final heartbreaking words of the Mars rover? – Express.co.uk

NASA has said goodbye to its Mars Opportunity rover nearly 16 years after the robotic explorer blasted from Earth towards Mars – but what was the last message Opportunity beamed to NASA before it was lost to a Martian dust storm? PUBLISHED: 00:19, Sat, Feb 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 00:21, Sat, Feb 16, 2019 The…

Houston officer apparently lied in seeking warrant before raid that left 2 dead, chief says – NBC News
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Houston officer apparently lied in seeking warrant before raid that left 2 dead, chief says – NBC News

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Feb. 16, 2019, 5:02 AM GMT / Updated Feb. 16, 2019, 5:43 AM GMTBy Phil Helsel and Tom WinterHouston’s police chief said Friday that there appear to be “some material untruths or lies” in an affidavit used to get a…

Drinking two or more diet beverages a day linked to high risk of stroke, heart attacks – KSL.com
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Drinking two or more diet beverages a day linked to high risk of stroke, heart attacks – KSL.com

ATLANTA (CNN) — More bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, according to a new study by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.…

Will it fly? Qantas’ vision for cargo holds promises passenger fun – South China Morning Post
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Will it fly? Qantas’ vision for cargo holds promises passenger fun – South China Morning Post

With longer flight times and routes, airlines intend to convert plane cargo compartments into areas for entertainment, leisure or exercise zones, but experts caution there are limits to what can be offered. Qantas is leading the ambitious charge, with the aim to use freight space on aircraft for its planned non-stop flights from Sydney and…

Nintendo Direct Announcements: Switch News & Games Revealed – GameSpot
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Nintendo Direct Announcements: Switch News & Games Revealed – GameSpot

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Year in space put US astronaut’s disease defenses on alert – The Associated Press
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Year in space put US astronaut’s disease defenses on alert – The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly a year in space put astronaut Scott Kelly’s immune system on high alert and changed the activity of some of his genes compared to his Earth-bound identical twin, researchers said Friday. Scientists don’t know if the changes were good or bad but results from a unique NASA twins study are raising…