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‘Bad luck’ mutations boost cancer risk more than one’s behavior: research

‘Bad luck’ mutations boost cancer risk more than one’s behavior: research

A new research has suggested that genetic mutations that develop into cancer are caused by simple random errors occurring during replacement of cells, indicating that ‘bad luck’ mutations boost can

Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter

Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter

Giving a strong signal of a global warming, the Colorado-based National Snow & Ice Data Center has announced that extent of floating ice in the Arctic region hit a new low for winter.

Urinating, pouring alcohol on jellyfish sting can make things worse: study

Urinating, pouring alcohol on jellyfish sting can make things worse: study

Urinating and pouring alcohol on a jellyfish sting are some of the most commonly suggested home remedies.

Whales’ ‘super groups’ mystify researchers

Whales’ ‘super groups’ mystify researchers

Marine biologists are struggling to figure out why humpback whales, typically solitary creatures, are hanging out in densely packed “super groups” off the coast of South Africa.

It mayn’t be easy to colonize Mars: Buzz Aldrin

It mayn’t be easy to colonize Mars: Buzz Aldrin

Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin, who was a part of the Apollo 11 Moon mission in July 1969, has cautioned that Elon Musk-led SpaceX’s ambitious plan to send humans to Mars to colonize the Red Pla

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