Over one in 10 US burger products 'problematic' – report

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Over one in 10 US burger products 'problematic' – report 

WASHINGTON, May 11 — Hamburgers are a classic American food, but a new report released Tuesday said over one in 10 burger products sold in the United States are "problematic," including a few with rat DNA.

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Brazil to temporarily let loose transgenic mosquitoes to combat Zika

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Brazil to temporarily let loose transgenic mosquitoes to combat Zika 

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 13 — Brazil will temporarily allow genetically modified mosquitoes to be set free to help reduce the population of the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus, Brazilian health authorities said on Tuesday.

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Scientists to fish farmers: Convert red tide episodes to opportunities

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Scientists to fish farmers: Convert red tide episodes to opportunities 

DAGUPAN CITY, Dec. 22 — Two of the country's top aquaculture scientists admitted there is no solution anymore to the natural phenomenon called red tide and went on to advise people in those areas seasonally affected to just grind and bear it.

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New anti-aging pill promises to offer enhanced lifespan within our lifetime

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on New anti-aging pill promises to offer enhanced lifespan within our lifetime 

MOSCOW, Dec. 1 — The world's first anti-aging drug, Metformin, could be ready by 2016.

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New method allows noninvasive prenatal testing to detect more diseases

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on New method allows noninvasive prenatal testing to detect more diseases 

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 — Researchers from the United States and china said Monday they have developed a method to expand the types of chromosomal abnormalities that a simple blood test called noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) can detect.

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JFM — Thai police arrest key suspect in Bangkok bombing

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on JFM — Thai police arrest key suspect in Bangkok bombing 

BANGKOK, Sept. 1 — Thai police have arrested an important suspect in a recent deadly bombing attack at Erawan Shrine in downtown Bangkok, police spokesman Prawut Thawornsiri said on Tuesday.

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Army conducts breast cancer seminar

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Army conducts breast cancer seminar 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 23 – The army’s 4th Infantry Division here on Tuesday conducts a seminar on how to prevent breast cancer in line with the theme: “A Strong Family, A Strong Philippine Army”.

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Molecules that kill cancer cells discovered

May 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Molecules that kill cancer cells discovered 

TORONTO, May 14 — Scientists have discovered a new family of molecules that kill cancer cells and protect healthy cells and could be used to treat a number cancers, including cervical, breast, ovarian and lung cancers.

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Chinese, U.S. research reveals key driver of human aging

May 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese, U.S. research reveals key driver of human aging 

WASHINGTON, May 1 — Chinese and U.S. researchers working on a premature aging disorder said Thursday that changes in heterochromatin, a tightly packed form of DNA, could be blamed for the aging process in humans.

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British national found dead in CDO

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on British national found dead in CDO 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, April 21 – A British national was found dead in the state of decomposition Tuesday afternoon in his rented house in Canito-an, Cagayan De Oro City, the police said.

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