Science & Health

FILE - Children living in the Thai-Myanmar border come to a malaria clinic to get tested in Sai Yoke district, Kanchanaburi province, Thailand, Oct. 26, 2012.
The strain has also evolved and picked up new genetic mutations which may make it yet more resistant to drugs, scientists report
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By Reuters
July 22, 2019
FILE - A view of the Milky Way from an area of Puyehue National Park near Osorno City, Chile, May 8, 2008.
The union of the Milky Way and the so-called dwarf galaxy Gaia-Enceladus increased our galaxy's mass by about a quarter and triggered a period of accelerated star formation lasting about 2 to 4 billion years, scientists said
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By Reuters
July 22, 2019
This Oct. 16, 2015, photo shows an ice floe floating on a lake in front of the Solheimajokull glacier, where the ice has retreated by more than 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) since annual measurements began in 1931.
Iceland's first glacier to be lost to rising temperatures is to be marked with a memorial carrying a grim warning about the impact of climate change
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By Reuters
July 22, 2019
FILE - Congo's then-Health Minister Oly Ilunga speaks to a reporter in Beni, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dec. 20, 2018.
A new task force will report directly to the DRC president amid a debate over an experimental vaccine
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July 22, 2019
Could Being Distracted by Your Phone Cause Weight Gain?
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Researchers find link between obesity and mindlessly switching between digital devices
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July 22, 2019
India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk III-M1 blasts off carrying Chandrayaan-2, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, India, July 22, 2019.
Chandrayaan-2 — or Moon Chariot 2 — took off on time at 2:43 pm (0913 GMT) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre on an island off the coast of Andhra Pradesh state
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July 22, 2019
This July 2019, photo released by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) shows its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) MkIII-M1 at its launch pad in Sriharikota, an island off India's south-eastern coast. India’s space agency says…
The first launch attempt was scrubbed just under an hour before the scheduled lift-off because of what authorities described as a 'technical snag.' Local media, citing ISRO officials, said that issue was a fuel leak.
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By AFP
July 21, 2019