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Huge Earthquake May Create Tsunami And Devastate Hawaii In 50 Years

By R. Siva Kumar - May 16, 2016 10:48 AM EDT

Researchers show that with a nine percent chance of a massive earthquake hitting Hawaii's Aleutian Islands, a mega-tsunami may threaten the state.

synthetic human genome

Secret Harvard Meeting Moots Creation Of Synthetic Human Genome

By R. Siva Kumar - May 16, 2016 10:47 AM EDT

Scientists at a secret Harvard University Medical School meeting on Tuesday thrashed out the possible creation of a synthetic human genome.

Shark bite

Florida Woman Taken To Hospital With Shark Attached To Arm

By R. Siva Kumar - May 16, 2016 10:47 AM EDT

A woman in the Boca Raton beach got bitten by a shark that just refused to let go even after it died.

Disney Telepresence Robot

Video: Disney's Telepresence Robot Mimics Human Movements

By R. Siva Kumar - May 16, 2016 10:47 AM EDT

Disney Research has created a telepresence robot that can accurately mimic human movements through control of humans nearby.

Mental health

Step Therapy Drug Bill Calling For Cheap Drug Use Before Expensive Ones Questioned

By R. Siva Kumar - May 16, 2016 10:46 AM EDT

Mental health advocates split hairs over a drug bill passed by Kansas lawmakers that requires doctors to use cheaper drugs before more expensive ones on Medicaid recipients.

Spaniel

Artificial Sweetener Xylitol May Prove To Be Fatal For Your Dog

By R. Siva Kumar - May 16, 2016 10:46 AM EDT

The common artificial sweetener xylitol that is present in sugar-free products may be fatal when consumed by dogs, caution experts.

Robert Di Nero

Robert De Niro Mocks Donald Trump Without Naming Him at GLAAD Media Awards

By R. Siva Kumar - May 16, 2016 10:42 AM EDT

Robert De Niro at the GLAAD Media Awards jeered that Donald Trump, who he referred to as that "odd guy with little hands" considered himself to be discriminated against.

Glow-In-The-Dark Road

Solar-Powered, Glow-In-The-Dark Cement Could Light Up Our Roads

By R. Siva Kumar - May 16, 2016 10:37 AM EDT

A Mexican researcher is exploring the possibility of commercializing solar-powered, glow-in-the-dark cement that can absorb the sun's energy and return it to the air as light in the dark.

Gluten-free

Gluten-Free Diets May Be Unsafe For Kids And Cause Gastrointestinal Problems

By R. Siva Kumar - May 15, 2016 02:15 PM EDT

A new study suggests that gluten-free diets may actually be harmful to children.

McCoy and DuffJames

James McAvoy And Anne-Marie Duff Are Divorcing

By R. Siva Kumar - May 15, 2016 02:14 PM EDT

Actors James McAvoy and Anne-Marie Duff, parents of a five-year-old son, are calling off their nine-year marriage.

Dung Beetle

Dung Beetles Take Celestial 'Snapshots' Of Milky Way To Navigate Their Way: Study

By R. Siva Kumar - May 15, 2016 02:14 PM EDT

Researchers say that in order to help them navigate their surroundings, dung beetles take celestial "snapshots" of the Milky Way and get guided through them.

Ancient dog

12-million-year-old fossil Shows 'Bone-Crushing' Omnivorous Dogs in Ancient N. America

By R. Siva Kumar - May 15, 2016 02:14 PM EDT

Scientists have found a 12-million-year-old dog fossil in Maryland. The fossil seems to point to a new kind of canine species called "bone crushers."

Mastodons

Bones And Tools Show Earliest Humans In North America Existed More Than 14,000 Years Ago

By R. Siva Kumar - May 15, 2016 02:14 PM EDT

A team of scientists has discovered mammoth bones and ancient tools that indicate that the earliest humans in the southeastern U.S. existed more than 14,000 years ago, over 1,500 years earlier than believed.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's History With Women Problematic: NYT Report

By R. Siva Kumar - May 15, 2016 02:14 PM EDT

Donald Trump seems to be muddled and confused in his attitude and approach to women, according to a new report by The New York Times.

Ingestible robot

Tiny, Ingestible Robot Made Of Meat Can Work Wonders Inside You

By R. Siva Kumar - May 15, 2016 02:13 PM EDT

A team of researchers has made a small, ingestible robot that can be swallowed. It can open up inside the body and then patch internal wounds, remove batteries or deliver medicine.

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