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Pesticides stop bees buzzing and releasing pollen, says new research

Pesticides stop bees buzzing and releasing pollen, says new research

University of Stirling researchers found that doses of a neonicotinoid pesticide at similar levels to those found in agricultural fields interfered with the type of vibrations the bees produce as they collect pollen, significantly reducing the number of pollen grains collected. Dr Penelope Whitehorn, who led the study, said: “Our result is the first to demonstrate quantitative changes in the ... Read More »

How Dark Matter Works? Another candidate has been ruled out, narrowing the search

How Dark Matter Works? Another candidate has been ruled out, narrowing the search

Researchers at the University of Sussex have disproved the existence of a specific type of axion – an important candidate ‘dark matter’ particle – across a wide range of its possible masses. The data were collected by an international consortium, the Neutron Electric Dipole Moment (nEDM) Collaboration, whose experiment is based at the Paul Scherrer Institut in Switzerland. Data were ... Read More »

Sex Unlikely To Cause Cardiac Arrest, Says New Study

Sex Unlikely To Cause Cardiac Arrest, Says New Study

Doctors are happy to announce that sex is not a risk factor for sudden cardiac arrest, a study says. The research found that only about 1 in 100 deaths from sudden cardiac arrest in men and about 1 in 1,000 of such deaths in women could be linked to sexual activity. That’s less than 1 percent of all deaths from ... Read More »

Robert Mugabe in custody as army takes control in Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe in custody as army takes control in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe is under house arrest, South African President Jacob Zuma has said in a statement after the Zimbabwean military appeared to have taken control of the country. Chief of staff in the Zimbabwe National Army Sibusiso Moyo appeared on state television early Wednesday, saying that the position taken by the military since the statement made by Zimbabwe ... Read More »

Scientists Witness the Largest Galaxy Collision Ever Discovered

Scientists Witness the Largest Galaxy Collision Ever Discovered

Two ginormous galaxies almost 13 billion light years away are about to smash into each other in the most extreme merger event of its kind. And astronomers on Earth have a front row view. Using the ALMA radio telescope in Chile, scientists have spotted what they believe to be the largest galaxy merger ever discovered. The two galaxies, collectively called ... Read More »

What Is This Martian Lake Doing In Canada?! (Video)

What Is This Martian Lake Doing In Canada?! (Video)

A strange lake in British Columbia, Canada, which is believed by locals to have healing properties has been found to have conditions similar to that of Mars. The micro organic life found in this lake could be the type of life that could exist on Mars.. For example, one pool might help with someone suffering with warts, while another pool ... Read More »

Proof of Aliens on Mars? UFO HQ ‘found’ on Red Planet

Proof of Aliens on Mars? UFO HQ 'found' on Red Planet

Conspiracy theorists believe they have found what we’ve all been looking for – proof of life on Mars. A triangular-shaped object has been found on the surface of Mars near a dome structure. And truth-seekers believe this is a crashed UFO near an alien base on the Red Planet. The “discoveries” have been revealed in a video on YouTube by ... Read More »

Breastfeeding cuts risk of eczema by 54 percent, says new study

Breastfeeding cuts risk of eczema by 54 percent, says new study

Tots who were breastfed for between four and six months from birth are half as likely to develop the painful skin condition, according to new research A study, which is published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, and was led by researchers from King’s College London, Harvard University, University of Bristol and McGill University, examined ... Read More »

Doomsday warning to humanity signed by 15000 scientists

Doomsday warning to humanity signed by 15000 scientists

More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries warn the evidence is clear: Current and future human health and wellbeing are at serious risk from climate change, deforestation, loss of access to freshwater, species extinctions, and human population growth. The article includes steps that can be taken to reverse negative trends. However, the authors suggest that it may take a massive ... Read More »