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Red alert issued after Iceland’s volcanic eruption


On Friday, after the volcanic eruption in Iceland’s largest and most active volcano, the country’s meteorological department issued a red alert, the highest level of warning for the citizens and tourists. The governmental disaster management team evacuated the nearby establishments. The warning was issued after a small eruption was noticed in Bardarbunga volcano overnight. The tourists were also warned by ... Read More »

Study : Human genetic makeup is similar to flies and worms


According to a new study the genome of humans, fly and worms are similar to one another. The study highlighted that their ancestry are similar and humans evolved from insects like fly and worms. The similarities were reflected in their embryonic development, immunity, biological process and gene regulation. The research authors claimed that they have conducted research on 67 million ... Read More »

California Man Charged for Intentionally Spreading HIV and Could Faces More Charges

A California man has been charged in San Diego with one count of willfully exposing himself, as an HIV infected individual, to another person, but authorities said he could face more charges as more victims could come forward. 29-year-old Thomas Guerra was accused of intentionally infecting at least 24 men in and around the San Diego area and hundreds more ... Read More »

Brain-Eating Amoeba Found in Louisiana Parish’s Water Supply

The St. John the Baptist Parish in Louisiana is thoroughly monitoring its water supply system after test results found the presence of deadly brain-eating bacteria in their system. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals issued an emergency order on Wednesday requiring the parish to perform a 60-day chlorine burn throughout the water system to kill the amoeba called Naegleria ... Read More »

High Sodium Diet Links to Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

New research finds that there a high sodium diet could worsen symptoms of multiple sclerosis disease. Most people who have MS have a type called relapsing-remitting MS. People with this type of MS can have periods of months or years when their illness does not cause any problems. But at other times, their symptoms suddenly flare up and become much ... Read More »

Ebola Virus Mutates At Least 300 Times During the Current Outbreak, Researchers Reveal

The strain of Ebola virus that is currently sweeping across West African countries mutates rapidly that any in the past, researchers reveal. Researchers studied samples from 78 people in Sierra Leone, who were the first victims of Ebola in the country since Ebola outbreak started earlier this year, and they found that more than 300 genetic changes in the virus ... Read More »

Ebola-Affected Countries Increasingly Isolated as More Airlines Suspend Flights

More airlines have cancelled its flights to three West African countries over fears that Ebola outbreak could spread, while more African countries also impose measures to bar visitors coming from affected areas. Reports said at least 216 flights from the nearly 600 monthly flights scheduled to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have been cancelled. Flight to and from Nigeria have ... Read More »

Walking fish reveals the mystery of evolution


In a latest finding researchers revealed that their team is examining a strange African walking fish to resolves the mystery of evolution in our ancestor. The researchers were trying to figure it out that how the tadpole and larvae of fishes first evolved to walk on land. The fish which is studied by the researcher is polypterus. This usual fish ... Read More »

Study : Ancient Paleo-Eskimos died of isolation


Researchers studied the remains of 150 ancient humans referred as first settlers in Canadian arctic. The study indicated few reasons behind the sudden extinction of Paleo Eskimos. According to the study the humans living in Canadian arctic disappeared around 700 years ago. The Paleo Eskimos started inhibiting the region around 4000 years ago but suddenly disappeared mysteriously. The latest findings ... Read More »

Study: Tomatoes May Reduce Risk of Prostate Cancer

Tomatoes may reduce the risk for prostate cancer by almost 20 percent, a new study says. Scientists from the Universities of Cambridge, Oxford, and Bristol studied the diets and lifestyles of 1,806 prostate cancer patients between the ages of 50 and 69, and compared them to 12,005 cancer-free men. The study found that men who consumed more than 10 servings ... Read More »