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Did you know 63% of Bangladeshis have Neanderthal genes?

Did you know 63% of Bangladeshis have Neanderthal genes?

It is not yet known why the Neanderthal gene is associated with an increased risk of becoming severely ill, while scientists say it is something to be investigated "as quickly as possible". Studies ...

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Tropical Storm Eta Likely to Arrive as Hurricane in Florida Late Sunday

The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami Sunday issued hurricane and storm surge warnings for the Florida Keys and southern tip of the state. Louisiana has been hit by five named storms. Flash and ...

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300 million habitable planets exist, NASA says

300 million habitable planets exist, NASA says

These are the minimum numbers of such planets based on the most conservative estimate that 7% of Sun-like stars host such worlds. In fact, new findings from NASA bring us one step closer to finding ...

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Tropical Storm Eta makes landfall in Florida

Tropical Storm Eta makes landfall in Florida

Schools, beaches and public transport in much of the southern part of the state were shut before Eta made landfall late on Sunday in Lower Matecumbe Key in the Florida Keys. "Please take this storm ...

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Florida Faces One-Two Punch From Tropical Storm Eta

Florida Faces One-Two Punch From Tropical Storm Eta

Thereafter, uncertainty is too high to make a credible projection on where or whether Eta might make a second landfall across portions of northern Florida or dissipate entirely. Guatemalan search brig...

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Salty dwarf planet Ceres could be hiding an ocean

Salty dwarf planet Ceres could be hiding an ocean

Such an ocean could be up to 25 miles deep hundreds of miles wide, and if there is hydrothermal activity, there life could even be thriving on the seafloor. Using gravity measurements, they found Cere...

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Storm Eta triggers devastating landslide in Guatemala

Storm Eta triggers devastating landslide in Guatemala

The Storm Surge Watch includes roughly the same coastal areas, but only extends north to Golden Beach on the Atlantic Coast. Those with air reservations and tickets should obtain a flight status updat...

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Quebec won't ease COVID-19 restrictions despite Montreal public health recommendation

Quebec won't ease COVID-19 restrictions despite Montreal public health recommendation

The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Quebec shows 1,029 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 109,918. No one is now in hospital with the illness. Meanwhile, two...

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Best meteor showers to watch in November 2020

Best meteor showers to watch in November 2020

Still, this month, November is getting all the astronomical wonders that are flawless for chilling under the night sky. Southern Taurid and Northern Taurid Shower have become active and will soon il...

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More than 170 feared dead as Eta ravages Central America

More than 170 feared dead as Eta ravages Central America

Eta has maximum sustained winds that are near 35 miles per hour (55 km/h) with higher gusts. The forecast also predicts Eta will travel over Cuba before turning west and out into the Gulf of Me...

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Giant white shark spotted by Unamaki south of Miami

Giant white shark spotted by Unamaki south of Miami

At its closest to the shore, Unama'ki's tag triangulated just off Vero Beach. One of the biggest Large white sharks Always tagged swimming found south of Miami, Florida According to NBC Miami . T...

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SpaceX Wins Contract To Build Satellites For The Pentagon

SpaceX Wins Contract To Build Satellites For The Pentagon

Built by Lockheed Martin, these GPS III satellites are supposed to be three times more accurate than their predecessors and have more advanced "anti-jamming" capabilities to prevent cyberattacks, than...

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Death toll from tropical storm Eta could reach 150: Guatemalan president

Death toll from tropical storm Eta could reach 150: Guatemalan president

In Guatemala, the first army brigade reached a massive landslide on Friday morning (local time) in the central mountains where an estimated 150 homes were buried on Thursday. Several governments are e...

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Iceberg on collision course with major penguin colony 'Massive implications'

Iceberg on collision course with major penguin colony 'Massive implications'

The iceberg is now a few hundred kilometres to the southwest of South Georgia island, and it could reach the territory in about 20 to 30 days. Their feeding grounds could be blocked just as breed...

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Scientists Discover Most Inhabitable Planet Where Rocks Rain and Lava flows

Scientists Discover Most Inhabitable Planet Where Rocks Rain and Lava flows

Absorption from chemicals in our atmosphere would skew the sample, which is why it is important to study the light before it has had chance to reach Earth. From there, rocks "rain" back down into ...

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SpaceX launches upgraded Global Positioning System into orbit

SpaceX launches upgraded Global Positioning System into orbit

The Air Force intends to keep the number of Global Positioning System satellites at 24, with new satellites to replace those that have been decommissioned. That triggered a chance in its engine manufa...

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Female hunters were widespread in early hunter-gatherer groups

Female hunters were widespread in early hunter-gatherer groups

The discoveries have made researchers truthfully estimate that between 30 and 50 percent of hunters in these ancient groups were female. These included stone projectile points for felling large anim...

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United States under President Trump formally exits Paris Agreement on climate change

United States under President Trump formally exits Paris Agreement on climate change

Trump's main opponent in the vote, former Vice President Joe Biden , has promised to rejoin the climate agreement if he is elected. CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad said the "Muslim co...

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NASA sends first commands to Voyager 2 in eight months

NASA sends first commands to Voyager 2 in eight months

Last week, Voyager mission managers were able to send a series of signals to the spacecraft for the first time since March, to test the newly installed hardware on the large dish. In 1989, the spacecr...

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California Kayakers Dumped Into Water by Breaching Humpback Whale

California Kayakers Dumped Into Water by Breaching Humpback Whale

Another video, taken by a fellow whale watcher shows the hunchback whale scoop up the boat and the two friends, taking everyone by surprise. The pair were lifted into the air in the jaws of the whal...

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Marlon Humphrey has COVID-19

Marlon Humphrey has COVID-19

The National Football League's last undefeated team, the Pittsburgh Steelers , travel to Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium Sunday for a marquee match-up with the Ravens at 1 p.m. The Ravens released a s...

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Finally! NASA have created a perfume that smells like space

Finally! NASA have created a perfume that smells like space

Does it give off notes of "seared steak, raspberries and rum"? Eau de Space does not have plans to mass produce the scent after the Kickstarter campaign , so if you're thinking about pledging, don'...

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The Nasa mission to study asteroid made of metal — Psyche

The Nasa mission to study asteroid made of metal — Psyche

Asteroid 16 Psyche , as it's known, is thought to possibly be the remnant of a planet core that never properly formed into an actual planet. Southwest Research Institute planetary scientist Dr. "...

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Tropical storm may delay 1st SpaceX crew's return to Earth

Behnken and Hurley undocked from the International Space Station on Saturday, August 1 at just after 7:30 PM EDT, with the Crew Dragon capsule handling all of the maneuvers since in a fully automated ...

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An Earth-sized rogue planet discovered in the Milky Way

An Earth-sized rogue planet discovered in the Milky Way

Past methods depended on examples of diminishing light to discover new planets, which cause the star to seem to glimmer as the world passes between the watcher and its star. The researchers used a tec...

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CBBC Newsround: Can all dogs be traced back to just FIVE breeds?

CBBC Newsround: Can all dogs be traced back to just FIVE breeds?

They discovered that on the finish of the Ice Age, 5 breeds of domesticated canines have been unfold out throughout components of North America, Europe, Asia and Africa - and that regardless of the en...

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Asteroid samples tucked into capsule for return to Earth

Asteroid samples tucked into capsule for return to Earth

By the evening of October 27, the spacecraft's TAGSAM arm had placed the collector head into the SRC. The OSIRIS-REx team confirmed the collection head had been thoroughly fastened down by commanding ...

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We're going to see a rare Halloween blue moon tomorrow

We're going to see a rare Halloween blue moon tomorrow

This means that tomorrow's full moon shall be visible from nearly every part of Earth, although some not-so-lucky areas will still miss out on it. The first full moon of October took place around Oc...

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The Full Blue Moon haunting of Halloween returns after 76 years

The Full Blue Moon haunting of Halloween returns after 76 years

The Almanac informs that Native American cultures called the first full moon of the month, on October 1, the " Harvest moon ," while Halloween's full moon was the "Hunter's moon". This full moon may...

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New tropical depression likely to develop this weekend

New tropical depression likely to develop this weekend

On the official NHC forecast track, the center of the cyclone is expected to be near the northeastern coast of Nicaragua by Monday night. The system is then expected to become a hurricane by Monday. I...

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Daylight Saving Time: Do you really want another hour of 2020?

Daylight Saving Time: Do you really want another hour of 2020?

This is the weekend when we " fall back " as most of the country returns to standard time . The time will automatically adjust on many devices, including your phone and computer. The American Acade...

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NASA, SpaceX Make History With Crew Dragon Manned Launch

NASA, SpaceX Make History With Crew Dragon Manned Launch

The next launch opportunity is scheduled on Saturday, May 30. This would be the US's first crewed spacecraft launch since the end of NASA's space shuttle program in 2011. SpaceX is launching Behnken...

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Future pandemics to emerge often, kill more people

Future pandemics to emerge often, kill more people

The root causes of the pandemics are also the driving force behind the erosion of biodiversity and climate change: human activities. - Changes in land use , increased and intensified agriculture, t...

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Halloween's Rare Blue Moon | SUNNY 99.1 | Rick Lovett

Halloween's Rare Blue Moon | SUNNY 99.1 | Rick Lovett

When was the last time a Blue Moon event occurred and when is the next one? If it is a clear night without many clouds you should be able to see the Halloween moon big and bright. As a result,...

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Roads, ports closed after Hurricane Zeta slams Gulf Coast (with forecast video)

Roads, ports closed after Hurricane Zeta slams Gulf Coast (with forecast video)

The storm raged onshore on Wednesday afternoon in the small village of Cocodrie in Louisiana as a strong Category 2 and then moved swiftly across the New Orleans area and into neighbouring MS, bringin...

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