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NASA to launch first-ever neutron-star mission, Report

NASA set to launch first-ever mission to neutron-stars, Report

NASA will soon launch a pioneering mission to investigate rapidly spinning neutron stars which are defined as the “densest objects in the universe”. Nasa’s Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer, or NICER, will be flown to the ISS (International Space Station) aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket. Nasa’s NICER, while aboard the ISS, will conduct experiments to determine neutron stars’ measurements. NICER ... Read More »

Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleads guilty to killing eight in old age homes

Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleads guilty to killing eight in old age homes

Former nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer plead guilty Thursday to all 14 charges against her including eight counts of first degree murder. The murders occurred between 2007 and 2014 and make Wettlaufer, who will turn 50 on June 10, the worst health care serial killer in Canadian history. In a 57-page agreed statement of facts, the court heard Wettlaufer injected each victim ... Read More »

Watch: NASA Moon Orbiter Finds Frost at South Polar Surface

Watch: NASA Moon Orbiter Finds Frost at South Polar Surface

Researchers using data from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, have identified bright areas in craters near the moon’s south pole that are cold enough to have frost present on the surface. The new evidence comes from an analysis that combined surface temperatures with information about how much light is reflected off the moon’s surface. “We found that the coldest ... Read More »

Android Pay is Now Live in Canada with Mastercard; Report

Android Pay is Now Live in Canada with Mastercard, Report

Android Pay has begun rolling out across Canada with support for eligible Visa and Mastercard credit cards. Banks in the initial phase will include BMO Bank of Montreal, CIBC, Banque Nationale, Scotiabank, Desjardins, President’s Choice Financial, ATB Financial, and Canadian Tire Financial Services in Canada, and prepaid Scotiabank and Desjardins cards. Support for Interac-branded debit cards will begin roll-out on ... Read More »

Mom “horrified” after child consumes vapour fluid found on school grounds

Mom "horrified" after child consumes vapour fluid found on school grounds

A New Brunswick mother says her nine-year-old daughter was hospitalized after consuming e-cigarette fluids from a brightly labelled “Unicorn Milk” bottle. Lea L’Hoir told the CBC that on Monday, her daughter found the bottle of “Unicorn Milk” on the playground at school. Because of the fanciful labeling and the strawberry scent, her daughter and friends ingested a few drops of ... Read More »

Aussie researchers find faceless fish in unexplored abyss (Watch)

Researchers find faceless fish in unexplored abyss (Photo)

This creepy ‘faceless fish’ species was just discovered in the depths of the ocean. The CSIRO and Museums Victoria scientists discovered the 40cm-long fish, which appears to have no eyes, during a trawl 4000m below sea level in waters south of Sydney. Other creatures including bright red spiky rock crabs, spectacular bioluminescent sea stars, and gigantic sea spiders as big ... Read More »

Researchers find European DNA in mummies

Researchers find European DNA in mummies

A study finds that ancient Egyptians were most closely related to ancient populations from the Middle East and Western Asia. A team led by Johannes Krause of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany, sequenced mitochondrial DNA sourced from 90 mummies originally interred in the ancient settlement of Abusir el-Meleq on the Nile floodplain. ... Read More »

Hackers publish naked photos from cosmetic surgery clinic, Report

Hackers publish naked photos from cosmetic surgery clinic

Hackers have published naked photos of thousands of plastic surgery patients who had work done at a Lithuanian clinic, it has been reported. Local authorities said more than 25,000 private photos and pieces of personal information from the Kaunas-based Grozio Chirurgija clinics were published on the internet One of the victims is reportedly the woman with the biggest breasts in ... Read More »