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NASA Discovers Seven Earth-Sized Planets – Could Support Alien Life

NASA Discovers Seven Earth-Sized Planets - Could Support Alien Life

NASA has discovered seven planets with Earth-like qualities orbiting a nearby star making them among the strongest candidates in the continued search for extraterrestrial life among known exoplanets, or planets that exist outside of our own solar system. “This is the first time that so many Earth-sized planets have been found around the same star,” says Michaël Gillon, an astronomer ... Read More »

Life expectancy could soon exceed 90 years; says new study

Life expectancy could soon exceed 90 years, says new study

Men born in 2030 will have a life expectancy four years greater than those who were born in 2010, a major study has found. The study, led by scientists from Imperial College London in collaboration with the World Health Organization, analysed long-term data on mortality and longevity trends to predict how life expectancy will change in 35 industrialised countries by ... Read More »

Japanese zoo culls 57 macaques carrying ‘invasive’ genes

Japanese zoo culls 57 macaques carrying 'invasive' genes

A Japanese zoo has been criticised for culling 57 snow macaques. The culling of 57 snow monkeys, also known as Japanese macaques, living in Japan’s Takagoyama Nature Zoo, located in Chiba’s Futtsu city, took place after the monkeys were found to carry genes of an “invasive alien species”, officials stated on February 21, Tuesday. Zoo officials discovered that of 164 ... Read More »

McLaren 650S replacement teased again (Watch)

McLaren 650S replacement teased again (Video)

McLaren’s 650S replacement, widely reported to be called 720S, has been teased again in a new video. McLaren has released yet another teaser for its upcoming second-generation Super Series model – a replacement for the 650S, which is rumoured to be called the 720S. Thus far we’ve had details of the structure, aero, suspension, engine and now we’ve got wheels, ... Read More »

Aboriginal leaders demand answers in artist Moses Beaver’s death

Aboriginal leaders demand answers in artist Moses Beaver’s death

An inquest will be held into the in-custody death of aboriginal artist Moses Beaver. Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Nibinamik First Nation Chief Johnny Yellowhead say Beaver, a renowned Woodlands artist, is believed to have died in a jail in Thunder Bay, Ont., on Monday, but his death has not officially been confirmed. Thunder Bay police say ... Read More »

Canadian Attacked In Thailand: Two Criminals Arrested

Canadian Attacked In Thailand: Two Criminals Arrested

Police have arrested two men accused of slashing a Canadian man with a machete while trying to steal a gold necklace from his female Thai companion last week. The two suspects were identified by police… The Bangkok Post reported in its online edition that Canadian Philip Sullivan, 68, and King Kulkaew of Bangkok had left a restaurant on foot last ... Read More »

Exercise is best for reducing breast cancer recurrence, says new study

Exercise is best for reducing breast cancer recurrence, says new study

For women who have recovered from breast cancer, exercise appears to be the most important lifestyle choice to reduce the risk of death from a relapse. Dr. Ellen Warner, of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Canada and study co-author, said: “Of all lifestyle factors, physical activity has the most robust effect of great cancer outcomes. “Weight gain of more than ... Read More »

Researchers discover four species of tiny frogs in India

Researchers discover four species of tiny frogs in India

Researchers have discovered new frogs so tiny they can sit on a thumbnail. After six years of trudging through the rainforests of the Western Ghats in southern India, scientists have discovered seven new endemic species of Nyctibatrachus, or night frogs. Four of these species are hardly 14 mm in length. Measuring in at between 12 and 16 millimetres head-to-toosh, the ... Read More »

Watch the first trailer for Alto’s Odyssey, game to release summer 2017 (Video)

Watch the first trailer for Alto's Odyssey, game to release summer 2017

An actual trailer for Alto’s Odyssey, from the folks behind Alto’s Adventure, has gone up onto YouTube. The video provides us with our first, albeit short look at what is coming later this year. The new trailer reveals the blazing sun and desert dunes of Alto’s Odyssey, promising sandswept landscapes as pretty as the first’s mountainous regions. The wingsuit and ... Read More »