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Russia is suspended from Olympic Games

The IAAF voted for the decision to suspend Russia from Olympic Games for state-sponsored doping after the publication of report of an independent …

Diabetic blindness could be reversed with eye injection

Injecting the drug ranibizumab into the eyes of diabetics improved their sight and prevented further deterioration<p>Diabetics blinded by the disease have been offered new hope afters scientists unveiled the first new treatment in 40 years.<p>Researchers said that injections of the drug ranibizumab …

Trump, Carson, and Cruz may have turned Republican voters against the party

Congress's approval rating has slipped to 11 percent, its lowest level this year, according to a poll released by Gallup on Wednesday. That's just two points higher than the all-time low of 9 percent in November 2013 after the last government shutdown.<p>While troubling, the figure that should alarm …

American cities keep fighting climate change while Congress stonewalls

Years of congressional inaction on climate change have prompted civic leaders to take matters into their own hands. “The feds have fumbled the ball, …

Ted Cruz, Ben Carson Call For U.S. To Reconsider Taking Syrian Refugees After Paris Attacks

Two prominent Republicans are calling for renewed scrutiny towards U.S. plans to resettle Syrian refugees.<p>Following the deadly attacks in Paris Friday night, two prominent Republicans have called for the United States to table plans to accept thousands of Syrian refugees, citing terror …

NASA to study how higher temps affect the Earth's ability to absorb CO2

Our atmosphere's carbon dioxide levels are through the roof -- it's the highest it's ever been at 400 parts per million within the past 400,000 years. The situation would have been much, much worse, however, if it weren't for the Earth's forests and oceans. All the plants, trees, the ocean's salt …

Astronomers find ‘surprise’ pulsar, ‘most important planet ever’ outside solar system

Space-watchers have a lot of news to digest after the discoveries of a new pulsar in a faraway galaxy. A Venus-like exoplanet was also spotted, a …

'Water Bug' Robot Digests Pollution, Converts it to Electricity

Researchers got their inspiration from an insect called Corixidae, also known as the water boatman bug. The Row-Bot can thrive in all kinds of water, …

Misfit's Shine 2 Fitness Tracker Becomes A Controller For The Smart Home

Hardware startup Misfit is updating its fitness tracker, Shine, and it’s moving the wearable into becoming more of a controller for the world around you.<p>“We’re still selling hundreds of thousands of Shines, but people are wanting more out of it,” said Misfit founder and CEO Sonny Vu.<p>The $100 Shine …

US, South Korea ready to 'engage' denuclearized North Korea

US President Barack Obama has said that the US and South Korea are ready to 'engage' North Korea if it ends its nuclear weapons program. President …

Three Americans Hailed as Heroes For Stopping Train Attack

Three Americans, including two servicemen, who tackled a gunman aboard a train from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday are being hailed as heroes for thwarting what could have been a massacre.<p>Airman First Class Spencer Stone, Oregon National Guard Specialist Alek Skarlatos and college senior Anthony …

Euro ministers reject Greek bid for bailout extension

<b>Brussels, Belgium -</b> Eurozone finance ministers have said they are discussing ways to prevent financial fallout across the region after Greece refused to accept a proposal from its European partners on how to close its $268bn bailout programme.<p>The announcement, made by Eurogroup President Jeroen …