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Ohio police officer accidentally overdoses during drug bust

Ohio police officer accidentally overdoses during drug bust

Police say an Ohio officer suffered an accidental overdose after a drug arrest when he touched powder on his shirt without realizing it was the powerful opiod fentanyl. Officer Chris Green was involved in a traffic stop on May 12 when a white powder ended up on his skin, causing him to overdose. Narcan, a life-saving anti-overdose drug, was administered ... Read More »

Researchers find 37 million pieces of trash on Pacific island

Researchers find 37 million pieces of trash on Pacific island

One of the world’s most remote islands is polluted with the highest density of plastic debris reported anywhere on the planet, with over 37 million pieces littered on its beaches, a new study has found. Henderson Island, a designated World Heritage Site and part of the Pitcairn islands group, is a raised coral atoll containing several unique plant, bird and ... Read More »

Are you vulnerable? How to protect against the global ‘WannaCrypt ransomware attack’

Are you vulnerable? How to protect against the global WannaCrypt ransomware attack

The cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world, shutting down networks at hospitals, banks and government agencies. What is ransomware? The virus or malware behind the latest cyber-attack has been identified as “ransomware”. This is a virus that locks down either your computer or your web browser, and a message on the screen demands you make a payment in ... Read More »

Ebola outbreak in DR congo, World Heath Organisations confirms

Ebola outbreak in DR congo, World Heath Organisations confirms

According to WHO, nine suspected cases — including three deaths — have been reported since April 22 in an area more than 800 miles north of the capital of Kinshasa. WHO have recently developed an Ebola vaccine to be used in emergencies. There are 300,000 doses of the vaccine ‘Gavi’ available which health authorities say they’ll use “if needed to ... Read More »

Antibiotic-resistant microbes evolved prior to dinosaurs, says new study

Antibiotic-resistant microbes evolved prior to dinosaurs, says new research

Leading hospital “superbugs,” known as the enterococci, arose from an ancestor that dates back 450 million years — about the time when animals were first crawling onto land (and well before the age of dinosaurs), according to a new study led by researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear, the Harvard-wide Program on Antibiotic Resistance and the Broad Institute of MIT ... Read More »

Scientists spot large lava waves on Jupiter’s moon Io

Enormous Lava Waves Detected On Jupiter's Moon Io, Astronomers Say

Researchers have detected two massive waves sweeping across the largest lava lake on Jupiter’s moon Io. The lake is called Loki Patera. lo is the most volcanically active body in the solar system. Infrared images from the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory captured differences in surface temperature on the Jovian moon that suggest that lava waves oscillate through Loki Patera, a ... Read More »

2017 BMW 2 Series spied with minor design tweaks “Watch”

2017 BMW 2 Series spied with minor design tweaks (Video)

BMW has updated its smallest two-door model for the 2018 model year. The 2018 BMW 2 Series coupe and convertible gain a revised front end and new exterior lighting as well as revised wheel choices. Drivetrain: 248-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder (230i); 335-hp, turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder (M240i); 365-hp, turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder (M2); eight-speed automatic, six-speed manual or seven-speed automatic ... Read More »

Giant squid or whale? Dead creature washes ashore (Watch)

Enormous sea creature discovered in Indonesia

An massive unidentified sea creature is decomposing of the coast of the Seram Island in Indonesia. The colossal carcass was found on Hulung Beach on the westside of Serum Island on Tuesday night by a local man. In the darkness, Asrul Tuanakota, 37, initially mistook the huge fleshy blob for a stranded boat. Close-up footage shows a twisted mass of ... Read More »

Four dead in Hwy. 401 crash near Kingston

Four dead in Hwy. 401 crash near Kingston

Four people are dead after the car they were travelling in burst into flames early Thursday following a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 401 near Joyceville in the Kingston area. At approximately 1:25 a.m. emergency services were called to the westbound lanes just west of Joyceville Road, says an Ontario Provincial Police news release. The crash involved seven vehicles including four ... Read More »

Researchers find oldest signs of life on land in Australia

Researchers Find Oldest Evidence of Life on Land in Australia

Fossil evidence of early life has been found in old hot spring deposits in the Pilbara, Western Australia, that date back almost 3.48 billion years. The rocks — hot spring deposits — were originally collected from Pilbara Craton in Western Australia, and they contain microbial biosignatures that serve as clues for early life on Earth in the presence of hot ... Read More »