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Jamie Dimon : JPMorgan CEO diagnosed with cancer

Jamie Dimon : JPMorgan CEO diagnosed with cancer

JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon said he has been diagnosed with throat cancer but that the ailment is curable and he plans to remain actively involved in the largest U.S. bank’s business. In a memo to the bank’s employees and shareholders on Tuesday, Dimon, 58, said the cancer was caught at an early stage and is ... Read More »

Red Kangaroos Use Tail as Powerful Fifth Leg, Study

Red Kangaroos Use Tail as Powerful Fifth Leg, Study

A new study recently discovered an interesting fact about kangaroos. The Australian marsupial uses sometimes a fifth leg. Previously, scientist thought the kangaroo’s tail worked as a way to counterbalance and act like a springboard when it hops. “We found that when a kangaroo is walking, it uses its tail just like a leg,” said Associate Professor Maxwell Donelan of ... Read More »

Fish reveal long-term memory span, scientists say

Fish reveal long-term memory span, scientists sayFish reveal long-term memory span, scientists say

Contrary to the belief that fish have a memory span of 30 seconds, it turns out that the aquatic creatures are smarter than we think, and can recall context and associations even 12 days later. The scientists studied African Cichlids (Labidochromis caeruleus), a popular aquarium species. These fish demonstrate many complex behaviours, including aggression, causing the scientists to predict that ... Read More »

Adults Can Undo Heart Disease Risk, Study

Adults Can Undo Heart Disease Risk, Study

Could heart attack risk actually be reversible? A recent study conducted by researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine found that many individuals who switch to a healthy routine, even in their 30s and 40s, can reduce their risk for certain cardiovascular issues. The findings are published in the journal Circulation. Read More »

Researchers Discover Ancient Baby Boom

Researchers Discover Ancient Baby Boom

A massive baby boom in North America 1,500 years ago should serve as a warning to modern man about the dangers of overpopulation, researchers have said. Researchers have discovered there was a massive growth in population among Native Americans between 500 and 1300 AD. Read More »

Robots that crowdsource learn things faster, New Study

Robots that crowdsource learn things faster, New Study

At the 2014 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Hong Kong, computer scientists from the University of Washington showed that crowdsourcing information from the online community may be a quick and effective way of teaching robots how to complete tasks, like setting a table or tending a garden. Read More »