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Winnipeg scientists develop 1st new antibiotic in decades

Winnipeg scientists develop 1st new antibiotic in decades

Researchers at St. Boniface Hospital have developed a drug that could finally beat antibiotic-resistant infections. The drug, dubbed PEG-2S, has received a provisional patent, and its development is highlighted in a study published today in the Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology (CJPP). Without affecting healthy cells, the drug prevents the proliferation of a harmful bacteria that possesses a specific ... Read More »

Largest asteroid to fly extremely close to the Earth (Photo)

Largest asteroid to fly extremely close to the Earth (Photo)

An asteroid over a kilometer across flew safely past the Earth. It was the largest asteroid to pass us in over a decade (the last one was Toutatis in 2004), and there are no known asteroids that size that will get as close for another decade. Brad Tucker, an astronomer at the Australian National University, said: “This tells us how ... Read More »

American, Russian Blast Off To International Space Station (Video)

American, Russian Blast Off To International Space Station (Video)

A Russian cosmonaut and an American astronaut have arrived at the International Space Station, taking a toy dog for company. NASA astronaut Jack Fischer and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin lifted off from Kazakhstan on Thursday, bound for the International Space Station. About nine minutes into their voyage, the stuffed dog leaped into the air, then began to drift at the ... Read More »

Regina woman charged with human smuggling from US

Regina woman charged with human smuggling from US

A regina woman has been charged with human smuggling after nine foreign nationals were intercepted crossing into Canada from the United States, shining a light on the predatory nature of the practice as illegal border crossings rise across Canada. The nine, who RCMP say are from West Africa, were safely transferred into the custody of the Canadian Border Services Agency ... Read More »

Researchers Can Predict Your “Eureka” Moment Before You Have It

Researchers Can Predict Your "Eureka" Moment Before You Have It

Researchers from Ohio State University have now said they are able to accurately predict when humans are about to have a ‘learning epiphany’ before we even know we’re going to have it ourselves. Learning by epiphany is something that happens to almost everyone, but until now studying how the body reacts to an ‘a-ha’ moment has been challenging. Most research ... Read More »

Marvel or monster? Scientists find first live specimen of fabled giant shipworm

Marvel or monster? Researchers find first live specimen of fabled giant shipworm

Scientists have collected the first live specimen of a rare, giant shipworm, found in the Philippines. The long, black worm-like animals were found in waters near the Philippines. Actually a super-elongated mollusk, the giant shipworm is good company for the many hell-spawned, demon fish that roam darkened waters across the globe. It can grow up to five-feet long, and yes, ... Read More »

Aaron Hernandez: Fmr. NFL star commits suicide in Massachusetts prison

Aaron Hernandez: Fmr. NFL star commits suicide in Massachusetts prison

The Massachusetts Department of Corrections has confirmed former New England Patriot and former Florida Gator Aaron Hernandez has died after committing suicide in prison. Hernandez had been acquitted of a 2012 double-murder just five days ago. Correctional officers at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley found Hernandez hanging in his cell around 3:05 a.m., according to a DOC statement. An ... Read More »

US Man killed three on street, says he ‘hates white people’

US Man killed three on street, says he 'hates white people'

A gunman who nicknamed himself ‘Black Jesus’ shot and killed three strangers in a bid to kill as many white people as possible, police said. A man who authorities said fatally shot three men, apparently chosen at random, had posted on social media a dislike for white people and government officials, Fresno, California, police Chief Jerry Dyer said. “We believe ... Read More »