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An Unlikely New Cancer Cure...From Cat Poop!

Scientists have discovered that a parasite normally found in cat faeces could help them to formulate a cancer-fighting vaccine.

Though Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii), a single-celled parasite, is happiest when hanging out in a cat’s intestines, it can live in any warm blooded animal and affects about one-third of the world...
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Weekender: Unexplained Cosmic Pulses from Deep Space Intrigue Scientists

Hopes of finding intelligent life in the universe have been raised by more unidentified signals from outer space detected by astronomers in Puerto Rico, validating reports of similar signals identified by researchers in Australia.

The discovery of a split-second burst of radio waves by scientists using the Arecibo radio telescope in...
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9-11 and PTSD: When The Trauma Never Fades

Today the world is remembering the terrible events of thirteen years ago, when one of the world's worst terrorist attacks destroyed the World Trade Center in New York. But for some people, the memories don't just surface every year; they have to live with daily reminders that leave them living in a half-life of trauma and fear.
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Caesium-137 'disappears' in Kazakhstan

Amidst fears that militant groups are looking to seize radioactive materials to use in a terror attack, reports now suggest that a containment of the highly radioactive and dangerous substance caesium-137 has disappeared in Kazakhstan.

Local police in the Mangistau region said that the container may have fallen from a transporter and...
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Can Sun Exposure Help Schizophrenics?

Recent research has revealed that Vitamin D-deficient individuals are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as people who have sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

Schizophrenia is a mental illness...
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U.S. Fears That Terror Groups Could Seize Radioactive Materials

The U.S. and Iraqi authorities have serious concerns that terrorists may be gaining access to nuclear and radioactive materials to use in some form of major terror attack.

A State Department official has revealed that the hard-line terror group, The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (known as ISIS or ISIL), has now taken control...
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