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Dogs Could Have Joined Humans More Than Once, Ancient Wolf DNA Has Revealed

The beloved pooch snoring on your couch or sticking a snoot under your arm at dinner time came from a much wilder origin. At some point, dogs diverged from gray wolves under the guidance of domestication, to become the diverse fuzzbutts that fill our homes and hearts with such joy today.   Exactly when and […]

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Good News! The Solar System Is Going to Hold Together For Now

If you’ve been laying in bed at night, fretting that the planets of the Solar System are going to go ricocheting off throughout the galaxy, you can set your mind at ease. We have at least 100,000 years before that happens, according to new calculations.   In a new study, mathematicians Angel Zhivkov and Ivaylo […]

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Large Study Finds That Miscarriages or Stillbirths Can Increase The Risk of Stroke

New research shows women who have had a miscarriage or stillbirth, have an increased risk of stroke – when blood can’t get to the brain, because of a blocked or burst artery. That risk increases with each miscarriage or stillbirth.   Trying to establish this link is difficult because it requires following a large number […]

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Billie Eilish: I owe 95 per cent of my career to Sir Paul McCartney and The Beatles

Billie Eilish says she owes “95 per cent” of her music career to fellow Glastonbury headliner Sir Paul McCartney and The Beatles. The ‘Lost Cause’ hitmaker will become the youngest artist to headline the legendary music festival’s Pyramid Stage tonight (24.06.22), while the ‘Yesterday’ hitmaker, who plays Saturday night (25.06.22), is the oldest solo headliner […]

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Cold-Blooded Animals May Hold the Key to Long Life. A Huge Study Just Tried to Find It

A new published and incredibly thorough study of ectothermic tetrapods – reptiles and amphibians – gives experts a fresh insight into the reasons why cold-blooded animals tend to have such long lifespans in relation to their size.   It’s the most comprehensive study of longevity and aging ever published: 114 different scientists looking at 107 […]

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Extra Sex Chromosomes in Men Seem to Be Much More Common Than We Realized

As many as one in 500 men may carry an extra sex chromosome – either an X or a Y – but very few of them likely know about it, a new study suggests. The research, published June 9 in the journal Genetics in Medicine, included data from more than 207,000 men who provided information to […]

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A ‘Silent Epidemic on Wheels’ Is Killing Us, And We Need to Talk About It

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated mind-numbing statistics over the past two years: half a billion cases, 6 million deaths, 1 million in the US alone. But another, less-publicized global scourge preceded it and is likely to outlast it: traffic deaths and injuries.   Around 1.35 million people die each year on the world’s roads, and […]

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The White House’s secret record collection unearthed

The White House has a secret record collection containing LPs by The Sex Pistols and Barry Manilow. The grandson of the 39th president of the United States Jimmy Carter, John Chuldenko, has confirmed the existence the 97-year-old Democrat’s extensive vinyl collection from the year he got into power in 1977. There are more than 1,800 […]

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Fentanyl Has Transformed The Illicit Drug Trade. A Toxicologist Explains How

Buying drugs on the street is a game of Russian roulette. From Xanax to cocaine, drugs or counterfeit pills purchased in non-medical settings may contain life-threatening amounts of fentanyl.   Physicians like me have seen a rise in unintentional fentanyl use from people buying prescription opioids and other drugs laced, or adulterated, with fentanyl. Heroin […]

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Sirius XM : Vote for your favorite Beatles songs in honor of The Beatles Channel’s 5th Anniversary | MarketScreener

Beatles fans all have their favorites. Now, in honor of The Beatles Channel’s 5th Anniversary, The Beatles Channel (Ch. 18) is putting together a special show, playing the band’s 100 most popular songs according to you, the real experts. Memorial Day weekend is a time to remember our family, friends and loved ones. If you’d […]