October 21, 2019

The Editor Speaks: Police failures in evidence that could prove accused innocent

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We have all seen movies and read novels where an innocent man/woman goes to prison due to the police not bothering, or unwilling or even deliberately not seeking all the evidence that would have found the accused innocent. I was astounded when I researched this to find hundreds and hundreds of cases, even in the […]

‘Exciting’ drug flushes out HIV

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By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News HIV Scientists say they have made an “exciting” step towards curing HIV by forcing the virus out of hiding. HIV can become part of someone’s DNA and lie dormant for decades, making a cure impossible. Early stage research in six people, reported at the Aids 2014 conference, shows […]

Salamanders hold clues to how humans could regrow limbs

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By Max Yun, Research Fellow at University College London for The Conversation UK From Mashable Humans have some regenerative abilities but compared to creatures like the salamander, which has an amazing ability to regenerate after injury, we’re pretty limited. Not only are salamanders the only adult vertebrates able to regrow full limbs, they’re able to […]

Fossil feces tell the tale of ancient Caribbean migration

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Paul Hamaker Paeleontology Examiner From Examiner.com Fossilized feces known as coprolites have been used for the first time to verify the movements of ancient Americans from South America to the islands of the Caribbean about 1,500 years ago. The research was presented by Jessica Rivera-Perez of the University of Puerto Rico at the May 20, […]

New Endangered Cayman Rock Iguana Exhibit opens at Cayman Turtle Farm

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A new terrestrial exhibit at the Cayman Turtle Farm: Island Wildlife Encounter featuring the Sister Islands Rock Iguana, Cyclura nubila caymanensis (otherwise known as the Cayman Rock Iguana/Sister Islands Iguana) opened in March. This species of iguana – a cousin to the better known Blue Iguana – is endemic to Cayman Brac & Little Cayman. […]

WuXi PharmaTech purchases an Illumina HiSeq X Ten Sequencing System

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SAN DIEGO and SHANGHAI, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Illumina, Inc. ILMN -2.05%  and WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. WX -0.89%  , a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device R&D outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, today announced that the WuXi Genome Center has purchased an Illumina HiSeq X Ten sequencing system […]

Can chlorophyll protect you from cancer?

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By Magda Rod from Care2 Chlorophyll is a chemical compound in plants that collects light and uses the light to make energy. It also gives plants their green color. Chlorophyll is the life blood of plants. It has a long list of health benefits from alkalinizing the body to yes, protecting it from cancer. A […]

Paedophile Jimmy Savile’s DNA, used to link him to unsolved deaths, clears him

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By SAM WEBB From Daily Mail UK Police who let Jimmy Savile escape with decades of child abuse have now used his DNA to try and link him to a string of unsolved deaths – but he has been cleared The prolific was a suspect in a number of ‘cold cases’ The family of the […]

slaughter of whale sharks

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Planet’s biggest slaughter of whale sharks exposed in PuQi, Zhejiang Province, China Report from Wild Life Risk HONG KONG, 27 January 2014 – Hong Kong-based wildlife conservation NGO WildLifeRisk has revealed that at least one factory in China’s Zhejiang  Province  is  killing  over  600  whale  sharks  annually,  in  what appears to be the world’s largest […]

Has science discovered God?

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From Y-Jesus Einstein didn’t believe it was possible. Stephen Hawking said it might be the greatest scientific discovery of all time. What discovery baffled the greatest scientific minds of the past century, and what caused them to rethink the origin of our universe? New, more powerful, telescopes have revealed mysteries about our universe that have […]