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Officers fired after United Airlines incident

Officers fired after United Airlines incident

Two officers fired after United Airlines dragging incident; another quits. Three of the Chicago law enforcement officers involved in dragging a Louisville doctor off a United Airlines’ flight in April are no longer on the job, officials revealed Tuesday. Chicago’s Inspector General Joseph Ferguson said an officer and an Aviation Security sergeant were fired, a third officer resigned and another ... Read More »

Researchers May Have Found Out What Causes Dyslexia

Researchers may have found a cause of dyslexia

Two scientists believe they have found a possible cause of dyslexia, their research, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, looks into the arrangement of cells in the eyes and the effect this has on the brain. They found that in people with the condition, tiny light receptor-cells were arranged in matching patterns in the centre of each eye. ... Read More »

3 US companies funded terror in Iraq

3 US companies funded terror in Iraq

Lawsuit Claims 3 U.S. Companies Funded Terror in Iraq. Several US veterans and relatives of soldiers killed or wounded in Iraq sued five pharmaceutical and medical equipment makers on Tuesday, accusing them in effect of funding an Iraqi terrorist militia that killed hundreds of American soldiers following the 2003 US-led invasion. The civil lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, ... Read More »

New Research Says Exercise Yourself To Dead

New Research Says Exercise Yourself To Dead

Exercise is good for you, and the more the better. Right? Maybe not, says a study. The research found that white men who exercise at high levels raise their risk of a buildup of dangerous plaques in their heart by the time they reach middle age. Led by scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Kaiser Permanente, the ... Read More »

New Research Shows That Alligators Have Begun Eating Sharks

New Research Shows That Alligators Have Begun Eating Sharks

If you’ve ever wondered which toothy predator would come out victorious in an alligator versus shark face-off, you can consider your curiosity satisfied. A recent research published in the journal Southeastern Naturalist documented the stomach contents of more than 500 alligators taken over a period of 10 years. The study was conducted by Kansas State University’s James Nifong and his ... Read More »

NASA Undeterred by the Threat of ‘Space Radiation’

NASA Undeterred by the Threat of Space Radiation

When it comes to planning missions to Mars and other distant locations in the Solar System, the threat posed by radiation has become something of an elephant in the room. Whether it is NASA’s proposed “Journey to Mars“, SpaceX’s plans to conduct regular flights to Mars, or any other plan to send crewed missions beyond Low Earth Orbit (LEO), long-term ... Read More »

Food Warning: ‘Oysters recalled in BC’

Food Warning: Oysters recalled in BC

Industry is recalling certain Pacific Oysters (farm raised) from the marketplace due to a marine biotoxin which causes Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP). The CFIA says the products were sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec but may have been distributed in other provinces and territories. Read More »

For the first time, scientists detect gravitational waves

For the first time, scientists detect gravitational wavesFor the first time, scientists detect gravitational waves

Penn State astronomers has been instrumental in the confirmation of a scientific theory that gamma ray bursts are caused by the merging and explosion of two neutron stars. On Aug. 17, astronomers in charge of Mission Control for NASA’s Swift satellite received a message that LIGO — the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory — had detected a possible event: that of ... Read More »