A researcher at New York's Albert Einstein College of Medicine has demonstrated a technique to measure the health of human genetic material in relation to a patient's age. Dr. Gil Atzmon hopes that the dissemination of this technique that measures telomere length will lead to the development of a "genetic thermometer" to assess a patient's health in relation to other individuals of the same ...
The Ecuadorian Civil Space Agency issued an alert Wednesday about a possible collision of its Pegaso satellite, launched last month, with the wreckage of a Russian rocket. "ALERT: Possible collision of NEE-01 PEGASO and remains of Russian rocket," appeared Wednesday on the Twitter account of the space agency known as EXA. EXA's director, astronaut Ronnie Nader, published a notice from the ...
Space imaging studies have revealed over 10 new oil deposits in Krasnoyarsk territory in Siberia, a scientist said. "The method of space imaging quantum-optical filtration allows us to identify the boundaries of deposits," said Valery Rostovtsev, associate professor of Tomsk Polytechnic University's geology and prospecting department. "We can see four deposits near Bely Yar in the Tomsk ...
22 May 2013 150 Unless greater efforts are made to reverse current trends, the world will run out of freshwater, the United Nations said today marking the International Day for Biological Diversity and urging stronger scientific alliances to understand and protect natural resources. "We live in an increasingly water insecure world where demand often outstrips supply and where water quality ...
The genomes of two of the most economically important forest trees in the world were released by Canadian and Swedish scientists. In Canada, the conifers supply raw materials for the forest industry, accounting for $23.7 billion of the nation's economy in 2011, while the gross output of the Swedish forest industry was $29.7 billion in 2009. Between them, the ...
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The best thing The Losers has going for it is its utter and complete lack of pretension. Based on a DC comic book series of the same title, it offers plenty of hyperkinetic violence whose purposeful lack of bloody verisimilitude both ensures a PG-13 rating despite massive levels of carn ... ...
Image Caption: Across America 2013 - 2nd leg from Phoenix Sky Harbor to Dallas Forth Worth. B. Piccard and A. Borschberg after the landing. Credit: Solar Impulse |Revillard| ...
Image Caption: This is a life reconstruction of the new small-bodied, plant-eating dinosaur Albertadromeus syntarsus. Credit: Art by Julius T. ...
with the three recently returned International Space Station astronauts from 3-4 p.m. EDT on Thursday, May 23. This event will connect the ...
New Yorker , usually culled from the pages of lesser publications, under the heading: "Block That Metaphor!" It's sound advice, on the whole. There's nothing necessarily wrong with mixed metaphors, if they are well mixed: by flooding his china shop, Foulkes almost comes up with an evocative image, though he rather spoils it with the flat-hooved bull. But they are usually the ...
MOSCOW, May 23 (RIA Novosti) - Russian Natural Resources Minister Sergei Donskoi ordered preparation of an evacuation plan on Thursday for the country’s North Pole 40 (SP-40) drifting polar research station, due to the break-up of the ice floe it is located on. The break-up of the ice floe poses a threat not only to the station itself and the 16 scientists working there, but could also ...
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Deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev participated in a 2011 gruesome triple murder outside Boston along with a Chechen killed during a confrontation with law enforcement officers,
according to media reports.
Ibragim Todashev was fatally shot early Wednesday during an interview with the FBI and Massachusetts State Police in Orlando, Florida, CNN reported citing a federal law enforcement official.
But before he was shot, Todashev not only confessed to his direct role in slashing the throats of three people in Waltham, Massachusetts, but also fingered Tsarnaev in the deaths, the official said.
Todashev was being questioned about the slayings and his acquaintance with Tsarnaev, when he attacked an FBI agent, who shot him dead, CNN said.
The unsolved triple murder received renewed interest after it was learned that Tsarnaev had been a good friend of one of the Waltham victims.
According to the channel, Todashev told investigators the men were killed during a drug ripoff because he and Tsarnaev were afraid they would be able to identify them and tell police what happened.
So far, no link has been found between Todashev and the Boston Marathon bombings. However, the FBI is looking into the many connections between Todashev and Tsarnaev, whose radicalisation allegedly led to the Boston bombings. ...
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