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Scottish government identifies case of mad cow disease

Scottish government identifies case of mad cow disease

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland’s government said on Thursday that a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, had been discovered on a [more…]

Scientists in Chile unveil ‘A Cosmic Titan’ cluster of galaxies

Scientists in Chile unveil ‘A Cosmic Titan’ cluster of galaxies

Published 18/10/2018

By Natalia A. Ramos Miranda (Reuters) - Astronomers peering billions of light years into space have detected the largest, most extensive collection of galaxies ever [more…]

Modified cotton could be human food source after U.S. green light

Modified cotton could be human food source after U.S. green light

Published 17/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have cleared the way for farmers to grow a cotton plant genetically modified to make the cottonseed edible for people, [more…]

Exclusive: Science journal to withdraw chronic fatigue review amid…

Exclusive: Science journal to withdraw chronic fatigue review amid…

Published 17/10/2018

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - A respected science journal is to withdraw a much-cited review of evidence on an illness known as chronic fatigue syndrome [more…]

No time to be nervous: cosmonaut shrugs off emergency landing

No time to be nervous: cosmonaut shrugs off emergency landing

Published 16/10/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin shrugged off on Tuesday his emergency landing last week, saying there had been no time to worry as [more…]

International Space Station crew has enough supplies for at least…

International Space Station crew has enough supplies for at least…

Published 14/10/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has enough fuel, oxygen, water, and food to last at least six months, Vladimir [more…]

Russia may resume manned space flights on November 28: Interfax

Russia may resume manned space flights on November 28: Interfax

Published 13/10/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The next manned flight of a Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) could take place on Nov. 28, Interfax news [more…]

Rocket failure astronauts will go back into space – Russian official

Rocket failure astronauts will go back into space – Russian official

Published 12/10/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two astronauts who survived the mid-air failure of a Russian rocket will fly again and are provisionally set to travel to the [more…]

Virgin’s Branson halts talks on $1 billion Saudi investment in…

Virgin’s Branson halts talks on $1 billion Saudi investment in…

Published 12/10/2018

(Reuters) - British billionaire Richard Branson said on Thursday that his Virgin Group would suspend its discussions with Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund over a [more…]

Rates of post-trauma stress rise in British military veterans

Rates of post-trauma stress rise in British military veterans

Published 07/10/2018

LONDON Oct 8 (Reuters) - Conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan may have led to an increase in rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to [more…]