Kavi Raj Acharya

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Ancient viruses are alive in humans and crucial for life, says Stanford University

The human genome is littered with sequences left behind from long-ago viral infections but now scientists have found the code is still active<p>Ancient viruses were critical to the evolution of humans and infections left genetic code in our bodies which is still essential for life today, Stanford …

Genetics

Genetic Changes and Cancer<p>Cancer is a genetic disease—that is, cancer is caused by certain changes to genes that control the way our cells function, …

Tennis Star Roger Federer Overcome with Emotion During FINDING NEVERLAND Performance

Roger Federer may be one of the toughest opponents any tennis player can face on the court, but according to The New York Post, he is a puddle of …

Earth - The bizarre beasts living in Romania's poison cave

In the south-east of Romania, in Constanța county close to the Black Sea and the Bulgarian border, there lies a barren featureless plain. The desolate field is completely unremarkable, except for one thing.<p>Below it lies a cave that has remained isolated for 5.5 million years. While our ape-like …

Carbon Dioxide

Startup in biotech adds two base pairs to genetic code - and life on earth may never be the same - ExtremeTech

Startup in biotech adds two base pairs to genetic code — and life on earth may never be the same<p>By on August 24, 2015 at 12:16 pm<p>This site may earn …

Roger Federer listening to his body more than ever

The birthday boy continues to use his listening ears.<p>Roger Federer, who turns 34 years old Saturday, is paying special attention to his physical …

Tennis

The Swiss ace: 12 fun facts about Roger Federer

Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal to win his fifth Australian Open title and his record 18 Grand Slam overall. Here are some very interesting facts …

If telomeres are long, lung cancer risk goes up

The protective caps on DNA are called telomeres. Shortened telomeres have been implicated in aging and cardiovascular diseases, but their …

Cancer

A deadly bacterial infection has killed 2 people and sickened 31 in New York City

A bacterial infection that primarily attacks the lungs has killed two people and sickened 31 in New York.<p>It's currently under investigation in the South Bronx section of New York City, health officials said on Wednesday.<p>The new wave of Legionnaires' disease, a type of pneumonia caused by bacteria, …

Origin-of-Life Story May Have Found Its Missing Link

How did life on Earth begin? It's been one of modern biology's greatest mysteries: How did the chemical soup that existed on the early Earth lead to …

What impact will artificial intelligence have on our jobs?

The HAL 9000 wants your job.<p>OK, it’s not the HAL 9000 (yet) but all over the world, intelligent machines are replacing jobs at an alarming rate. And …

Federer named the most marketable sports star

Roger Federer was runner-up at Wimbledon this year Photo: Marianne Bevis<p>Roger Federer has beaten competition from the likes of LeBron James and Tiger …

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Scientists keep finding more evidence that bacteria in your stomach are connected to your mood

What's been harder to understand, historically, has been the apparent connection between our resident bacterial communities, especially those in the gut, and the human brain — notoriously protected from bacteria by the blood-brain barrier.<p>Yet there's more and more evidence that somehow, <b>the</b> …

Rafael Nadal: The Case For The Greatest

<b>Roger Federer</b> is widely regarded as the greatest of all time (GOAT), but many wonder, and continue to contemplate, how Federer can be regarded as the …

Tennis

It might be bacteria, not humans, that control the robots

Robots could be given biological brains made out of bacteria, if results from a mathematical model mixing bacterial behaviour and bioreactors prove …

Virginia Tech

Reprogramming of DNA observed in human germ cells for first time

A team of researchers led by the University of Cambridge has described for the first time in humans how the epigenome – the suite of molecules …

Barcelona cruises past Juventus, 3-1, to win Champions League title

Barcelona won the Champions League on Saturday with a 3-1 victory over Juventus.<p>Watched by more than 70,000 people in Berlin's Olympic Stadium, Juventus striker Alvaro Morata tied the score, 1-1, after Ivan Rakitic scored early for Barcelona.<p>Lionel Messi set up Luis Suarez's goal and Neymar scored …

Luxury, Supercars, Tuning & Lifestyle

6th May 2018<p>Fresh off the back of last week's successful unveil of its new hypercar, Brabham appears to have confirmed that it plans to offer …

Poor Lifestyle Choices Can Be Passed Onto Future Generations Through DNA

Well, that’s unfortunate.<p>New research has shown for the first time that traces of our poor lifestyles, environmental stressors and trauma can be …

Genetics

epigenetics | Definition, Inheritance, Disease

<b>Epigenetics</b>, the study of the chemical modification of specific genes or gene-associated proteins of an organism. Epigenetic modifications can define …

Genetics

Water: the strangest chemical in the universe – video

You think you know water, but you don't. And if it wasn't so odd, you wouldn't be here. So how does this seemingly everyday substance turn out to be an epic scientific story of a strange molecule that connects you to everyone and everything else and the rest of the universe? Science broadcaster …

Ocean Exploration

10sBalls.com

The streets of London will be empty. There won't be a cabbie on the street. Maybe not even any traffic within the city of LONDON. A few Ubers here …

Tennis

All 8 bodies recovered from crashed Marine helicopter in Nepal

The bodies of six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers who were aboard a U.S. Marine helicopter that crashed during a relief mission in earthquake-hit Nepal have been recovered, Nepal's army said.<p>The wreckage of the UH-1 "Huey" was found Friday following days of intense searching in the mountains …

Scientists Discover 145 Alien Genes In DNA, We Are Not 100% Human

By In5D on April 11, 2015 in Science<p>Humans contain ‘alien’ genes not passed on from our ancestors, researchers have discovered.<p>The say we acquired …

An unknown force is pulling the Milky Way and all else towards it at 14 million mph

The Night Sky in April 2015: the Great Attractor is neither a black hole or a super-cluster of galaxies, but we are travelling towards it inexorably<p><i>The chart shows the whole sky as it would appear from the UK at 23:00 on April 1st, 22:00 on April 15th and 21:00 on April 30th. All times are …