Israeli scientists go 'backward in time' by successfully reversing ageing by 25 years

Are the signs of natural ageing rattling your self-confidence? Worry not - If Israeli scientists are to be believed, you may soon be able to reverse ageing processes

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Signs of recent volcanic eruption on Mars hint at Habitats for life

A new paper suggests an eruption occurred as recently as 53,000 years ago in a region called Cerberus Fossae, which would be the youngest known volcanic eruption on Mars

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Skeletons of rich man and his 'male slave' found from ashes at Pompeii excavation

This area is the same one where remains of three harnessed horses were found in 2017

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Climate change is making winter ice more dangerous

The researchers found that more cold-weather drownings occur in spring when daily low temperatures increase too much to support stable ice structures

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Covid-19 patients are most infectious in first week of contracting virus: Study

In the study, published in the Lancet Microbe, the scientists say their work emphasises early isolation is crucial in curbing the spread

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Drinking tea, coffee from paper cups can increase chances of cancer: Indian research

The microplastics that were found in the hot water were nearly the size of a micron, whose width is nearly 25 times the size of human hair

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This Alaska town will see sun after 60 days

Utqiagvik, a small town situated north of the Arctic Circle has entered into the annual period of darkness, known as polar night

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Man becomes millionaire overnight after meteorite crashes in his house

The meteorite fetched the man 30 years' worth of his salary

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NASA resolves the mystery of Blue Ring Nebula, reveal stellar missing link

The Blue Ring Nebula spotted by the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) perplexed scientists for several years

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Burning fossil fuels helped drive Earth’s most massive extinction

The Great Dying happened about 252 million years ago, and, over the course of just tens of thousands of years, 96% of all life in the oceans vanished forever

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Confused about masks? Here's what scientists know

It’s indisputable that N95 respirators and surgical masks prevent pathogens from infecting others — one reason doctors have traditionally worn surgical masks to protect their patients

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Greenland's largest glaciers likely to melt faster than feared: Study

A team of researchers based in Denmark and Britain used historical images and a host of other data to estimate how much ice had been lost

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Chemicals found in daily-use products could decrease COVID-19 vaccine's effectiveness: Reports

The researchers also found out that a certain type of PFAS called perfluorobutyrate (or PFBA) can increase the risk and severity of the deadly virus

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Coronavirus mutations appearing in Siberia: Russian scientists

This claim has come a few months after a US study had found very little evidence of mutations in this virus could make it deadlier

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Astronauts board International Space Station from SpaceX capsule

The four astronauts named their capsule "Resilience" to provide hope and inspiration during an especially difficult year for the whole world. They broadcast a tour of their capsule Monday, showing…

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