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Scientists Announce New Animal-Human Hybrid Experiment - This Time With Sheep

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The hope is that implanting human cells in such embryos would result in the animal growing a human pancreas. They were able to fuse human cells to the animal embryos and grow the chimeras into foetal animals over 28 days. " Even today, the best matched organs, except if they come from identical twins, don't last very long because with time, the immune system continuously is attacking them ", Dr Ross said at a press briefing. Read More »

K'taka: Cong leader threatened to set BBMP on fire; case registered

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In the video clip, Narayanswamy is seen abusing Assistant Revenue Officer (ARO) Chengal Rayappa and intimidating him by pouring petrol over the cupboards and furniture at his office. "I have been running from pillar to post to get one document signed and the BBMP officials have been dodging me", he said. But I did not actually want to set fire to the office. Read More »

Kohli becomes first Indian Batsman to score 900 points mark in ODIs

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Virat Kohli's 909 rating points are also the highest in last 27 years since Australia's Dean Jones in 1991, who back then had earned 918 points. (Dunya News) - Virat Kohli's prolific run has helped him to become only second batsman in cricket's history to cross 900-point mark in both Tests and ODIs, stated International Cricket Council in a press release . Read More »

Woman removed from Emirates flight after suffering period pain

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Evan declared that this sudden turn of events took a toll on their finances, as the couple was forced to spend an extra 500 pounds in order to rebook the flight . No laws require airlines to refund the ejected passenger. The airline had contacted a USA -based medical team, which apparently told crew members Evans should not fly, the New York Post reported . Read More »

Kratom Likely Responsible for 28 Salmonella Infections in 20 States, CDC Says

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No deaths have been reported. That includes reports from sickened people that they had consumed the plant in powder, tea or pill form. The Food and Drug Administration is also investigating the outbreak - what it referred to as the result of a "rare strain of salmonella " - and advised people against using products containing kratom. Read More »

Olympics - Short track-South Korea continue relay dominance

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After the game, the talk was more about Thursday's gold-medal opportunity than it was Monday's dominating victory. Han Soo-jin scored a first period equalizer on a power-play, doubling the team's total tally after Randi Heesoo Griffin netted in a 4-1 pool play loss to Japan, with that puck being sent to the International Ice Hockey Federation's Hall of Fame. Read More »

Counting Calories May Not Be the Key to Weight Loss After All

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But researchers were unable to find any link between dietary approach and superior weight loss. Although it would seem that one group has to be wrong, a new study suggests that the battle between low-fat and low-carb diets is actually a draw - so both sides are right. Read More »

24 flu-related hospitalizations reported in LeFlore County

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Karyl Rattayin a statement issued Monday. The deaths were associated with seasonal flu during the 2017-2018 flu season. As of last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there have been 84 flu-related deaths of children across the country. Read More »

Pope accepts resignation of bishop after ordering priests to accept him

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Okpaleke was appointed as bishop of Ahiara, in the Mbaise region, by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012, but had been opposed by local priests who rejected the leadership of a bishop who hailed from Anambra region, outside of Mbaise. The Vatican announced on Monday that Bishop Peter Okpaleke, 54, would be stepping down and that Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji of Umuahia would be in charge of the diocese, acting as an apostolic administrator sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis (with the See vacant and ... Read More »

Measles Rates Are Rising Because Parents Are Refusing to Vaccinate Their Children

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It is anxious about that the number of cases has jumped from 5,273 in 2016 to 21,315 in 2017, resulting in 35 deaths. These figures follow a record low of 5,273 cases in 2016. Since the introduction of a process to verify the elimination of measles and rubella in 2012, the WHO European Region has witnessed progression in achieving the ultimate goal. Read More »

Canned dog food recalled for possible euthanasia drug contamination

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Smucker company. "However, any detection of pentobarbital in pet food is a violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act-simply put, pentobarbital should not be in pet food", it said . It is also used for euthanasia. It also said consuming high levels of pentobarbital can be the cause of coma and death. A pentobarbital is a sedative and anesthetic drug. Read More »

Twin babies found in a suitcase dumped in an Arkansas ditch

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People who live along that stretch of road know it as Morh Road. "Here I am, want to have kids and for you to, like, kill them? They said the suitcase looked new". "I've heard of a lot of things, but I've never heard of nobody killing babies and putting them in a suitcase", adds Collins. The babies appeared to be twins, Detective Sergeant Jeffrey Nichols told WREG . Read More »

Korean Ko Jin-young wins in official LPGA debut

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Ko finished with a 14-under 274, three strokes ahead of her compatriot Choi Hye-jin with five birdies and two bogeys in the final round. The South Korean is the first rookie to win her first LPGA Tour event as a full member since Beverley Hanson in 1951, and Ko now hopes to emulate her compatriot Sung-hyun Park and be crowned Rookie of the year at the end of the season. Read More »

Blood and Urine Tests Developed to Diagnose Autism

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Working with colleagues at the University of Bologna, Italy , the Warwick scientists looked at data from 38 children aged between 5 and 12 who had been diagnosed with ASD. For this reason, it is usually referred to as autism spectrum disorder (ASD ). While our understanding of ASD has increased significantly over the past 50 years or so, it has proven hard to accurately diagnose a young child as being on the spectrum because there are a wide range of symptoms diagnosis. Read More »

England not in rush to include Ben Stokes in playing eleven

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Ben Stokes was among those in the England team room at their hotel watching the faintly farcical New Zealand versus Australia match yesterday and will have been cheered that Australia's remarkable win has given Eoin Morgan's side a chance to reach Wednesday's T20 triangular series final. Read More »

TL; DR: Sri Lanka cap tour with clean sweep

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Going into the next game in Sylhet , the Lankans oozed confidence and were favourites to claim the series. Bangladesh stand-in skipper Mahmudullah and Sri Lanka stand-in skipper Dinesh Chandimal. In reply, Bangladesh lost three early wickets for just 22 runs and never caught up with the ever-increasing required run-rate. In 2012, the cricket board had hosted a similar T20 tournament, called the Sri Lankan Premier League, though it failed to attract the attention and the popularity ... Read More »

RGV to appear before CCS Police

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RGV was grilled by the Hyderabad Police for almost three-and-half hours at the Central Crime Station (CCS). He also faces the charge of insulting the modesty of a woman activist during a TV debate on the film. and Poland. Meanwhile, on Twitter, director Puri Jagannadh responded to Varma's photo with "Sirrrrrrr script ready". The case was registered after social activist Devi and other women approached the police here on January 25 and lodged a complaint saying "GST" had "obscene content" ... Read More »

Karnataka government announces free education to girls till post-graduation

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Maintaining that the government had not cut allocations for priority sectors, he said new schemes like Raitha Belaku had been launched to provide direct income assistance to farmers for growing rain-fed crops. The waiver applies to primary agriculture credit co-operative society. This year's budget estimate saw an increase of 12.12% as compared to the estimate of Rs 1,86,561 crore for 2017-18. Read More »

FIR against JNU students

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Peeved over not being able to meet the Vice Chancellor to discuss issues related to the compulsory attendance order, some students had on Thursday gheraoed the JNU's administration block. The FIR against the students came on a day the Delhi high court issued an interim order, asking them not to obstruct officials from entering the building. Read More »

Chinese TV gala includes 'racist blackface' sketch

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The sketch was broadcast on the country's Spring Festival Gala , an annual Chinese New Year variety show with an 800 million audience that is the world's most watched TV programme. However, when faced with the suggestion that it's involved in neo-colonialism, China insists that it comes not to exploit , but in partnership with and for the mutual benefit of its African partners. Read More »

United Kingdom Seeking A New Security Deal With The European Union

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She insisted that both sides must find new ways to work together because Britain and the European Union rely on each other for intelligence and data sharing which is crucial in the fight against ISIS. "Europe's security is our security". Her hope is that the European Union takes a practical, pragmatic approach because they accept that continuing to work together is mutually beneficial. Read More »

More Flu Related Deaths in SC

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Fayette County's flu cases are up as well, with 565 cases. The shots are available at parish health units across the state while supplies last. It was the only county in the Palmetto State last week to have more than 2,000 cases diagnosed. Read More »

CDC: Flu activity still high, deaths in kids climb to 84

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Paul Auwaerter , President, Infectious Diseases Society of America. On Friday, the CDC announced that 84 children have died of the flu since the season began in the fall. Since dominating strains differ each season, scientists formulate different vaccines each season. While getting the vaccine won't guarantee you won't catch the flu, it could make symptoms less severe, officials said. Read More »

Buhari to meet APC governors in Daura

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It is believed that the trip is as a result of the death of two of the President's close relatives last week. President Buhari arrived Umaru Musa Yar'Adua Airport, Katsina, about 4.22p.m where Governor Aminu Masari , the Emir of Katsina, Dr. Read More »