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‘US fracking extremely dangerous, poses cancer threat’
The way that oil and gas fracking is practiced in the US is dangerous to public health exposing people living around wells to respiratory infections, cancer and a reduction in brain activity, David O. Carpenter, environmental health expert, told RT.

31.10.2014 10:14

India gets last laugh against America's ‘elite space club’
Following India’s successful attempt to put a vehicle in Mars orbit, the New York Times published a cartoon acknowledging the event that some called racist. But India did not have to wait long to issue a comic rebuttal.

31.10.2014 12:35

​Brits genetically ‘programmed’ to be grumpy – report
According to research published on Thursday, Brits are more likely to be grumps because they possess a “short form” version of a gene that produces serotonin – the neurochemical which controls happiness levels in the brain.

30.10.2014 10:47

Hawaii volcano about to consume its first home, with lava meters away
The 1,000-degree red mass of molten rock threatening to destroy a Hawaiian town is now only meters away from reaching its first home, and now threatens dozens more as it reaches Pahoa’s commercial hub.

30.10.2014 06:42

Jupiter's ‘one-eyed giant Cyclops’ captured by Hubble
A stunning event captured by NASA’s Hubble Telescope shows a big black eye staring back from Jupiter's Great Red Spot storm. In reality, it is shadow play on a planetary scale.

30.10.2014 00:11

​Chronic fatigue? The syndrome may lead to brain abnormalities
In an effort to relieve a condition that afflicts millions of people, researchers have pinpointed difference in the brain between chronic fatigue syndrome sufferers and healthy individuals: the patients' brains were found to have at least 3 abnormalities.

29.10.2014 15:17

​App aims to curb suicide attempts from at-risk twitter users
A new app designed to notify Twitter users if people they follow appear to be suicidal was launched on Wednesday by the UK based charity Samaritans, to address the growing number of people self-harming as a result of abuse online.

29.10.2014 15:51

Halloween Horror: More Brits believe in ghosts than God
Twice as many people believe in the existence of ghosts than in God, a study has shown. The survey by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! found 55 percent of adults think ghosts are real, compared with 25 percent who place their faith in the Almighty.

29.10.2014 12:51

Pot of Gold: Alaskan marijuana sales set to generate $100mn in taxes
If voters decide to legalize marijuana in Alaska, annual sales could generate more than $100 million in tax revenue by the time 2020 rolls around, sales analysts believe.

28.10.2014 21:20

Earth to face a 6-day blackout, viral hoax cites NASA as saying
The latest space hoax claiming NASA confirmed six days of 'total darkness' in December has been debunked – but not before it had been spread worldwide via Twitter.

28.10.2014 22:15

Meet Yuka, age 39,000: Best-preserved mammoth ever found goes on display in Moscow (VIDEO)
An almost perfectly-preserved 39,000-year-old female mammoth has gone on display in Moscow, as scientists speculate on how the ancient creature died, and what she can reveal about the extinct species.

28.10.2014 17:19

Forecast: UK to have world's biggest weather supercomputer
The UK will build a £97m ($157m) supercomputer that can perform 16,000 trillion calculations a second and will be as heavy as 11 double-decker buses. It will help forecast the country’s famously unpredictable weather.

28.10.2014 13:56

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