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Spacex Returns To Flight With Falcon 9 Rocket Launch

The American SpaceX rocket company has resumed flights, launching a Falcon 9 vehicle from the Vandenberg Air Force Base on the California coast. viagra en ligne It is the first mission by the company since one of its vehicles exploded on the launch pad in September. The ...

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Battery With Inbuilt ‘Fire Extinguisher’ Developed

Researchers have designed a lithium-ion battery that contains a fire-extinguishing material, which is released if the battery gets too hot. Flame retardant phosphate (TPP) sits inside a shell within the electrolyte fluid. The shell melts when the temperature reaches 150C ...

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Leading Scientists Urge May To Pressure Trump Over Climate Change

Leading scientists have asked the prime minister to urge president-elect Donald Trump to acknowledge the risks of climate change and declare his support for international efforts to combat global warming. One hundred researchers, including many of the most prominent climate ...

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Ministry of Health Urges Jamaicans To Practice Proper Vector Control Methods

In light of the two recent malaria cases identified in the island, the Ministry of Health is urging members of the public to practice proper vector-control measures to safeguard against the threat of mosquito borne illnesses. Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Winston De La Haye, ...

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Urine Tests Reveals Diet

A urine test that can reveal how healthy your meals are has been developed by UK scientists. They think it could be used to improve nutritional advice or in weight loss as people are particularly bad at recording their own eating habits. The test detects chemicals made as ...

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Spicy Food Delays Mortality

If you are a regular consumer of spicy food might live longer. So say researchers at the University of Vermont in the US, who found that consumption of hot red chili peppers is associated with a 13% reduction in total mortality. The large prospective study primarily examined

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Mother Admits Murdering Children By Driving Into Australian Lake

A mother has admitted killing three of her children by driving them into a lake in southern Australia. 37 year old Akon Guode, killed one-year-old Bol and four-year-old twins Hanger and Madit in Melbourne’s south-west in 2015. Another child, six-year-old Alual, was ...

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Trump Worries Nato With ‘Obsolete’ Comment

Germany’s foreign minister says a statement by US President-elect Donald Trump that Nato is “obsolete” has caused “worry” in the alliance. Frank-Walter Steinmeier said it was a contradiction of comments made days ago by Mr Trump’s incoming

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Dozens Die As Turkish Cargo Jet Hits Homes

A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing all four crew members and at least 33 people on the ground. The Boeing 747 TC-MCL aircraft operated by ACT Airlines crashed as it landed in fog at Manas airport, 15 miles north of the capital. At ...

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St Lucia Opposition Pledges To Review All Economic Citizenships Granted Under New Rules

The opposition St Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has announced it will review every economic citizenship granted by the ruling United Workers Party. Under new citizenship by investment programme (CIP) rules recently promulgated by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, apparently to ...

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