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D.A. Henderson, head of smallpox eradication program, dies at 84

D.A. Henderson, head of smallpox eradication program, dies at 84

Donald Ainslie Henderson, the one who headed the World Health Organization’s efforts to eradicate smallpox, died Friday at the age of 87 owing to the complications of a hip fracture at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx space probe to collect asteroid samples

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx space probe to collect asteroid samples

Robotic probe dubbed OSIRIS-REx will soon be enclosed inside the nose cone of a United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket, which is scheduled to launch on 8th of September from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

OSIRIS-Rex is a SUV-sized NASA space probe that has been designed to go to an asteroid named Bennu, collect samples from carbon-rich space rock, and return to Earth. It is part of the American space agency’s $800 million science mission.

Virginia Hepatitis A cases linked to Strawberries at Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Virginia Hepatitis A cases linked to Strawberries at Tropical Smoothie Cafe

The Virginia Department of Public Health has found a link between numerous recent cases of hepatitis A and frozen strawberries used in smoothies at Tropical Smoothie Cafe stores.

The frozen strawberries being blamed for the illnesses were imported from Egypt. The smoothie cafe claimed that it immediately stopped using strawberries at all of its stores after learning that that this product could responsible for the illnesses.

Genetic advantages offer Hispanics added longevity: study

Genetic advantages offer Hispanics added longevity: study

Particular genetic advantages might be allowing Hispanics to age at a slower rate than other ethnic groups, a new study conducted by UC Los Angeles researchers suggested.

A team of researchers led by Prof. Steve Horvath, of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UC Los Angeles, conducted DNA analysis using a “genetic clock,” and found that Hispanic people age at a slower rate than others because they are more resistant to natural processes that hamper cell repair and development.

Researchers decode Ötzi the Iceman’s clothing

Researchers decode Ötzi the Iceman’s clothing

A fresh analysis of Ötzi the Iceman, a natural mummy found frozen in the Ötztal Alps in Italy around a quarter century ago, has provided a deeper insight into the iceman’s wardrobe.

According to scientists’ estimates, Ötzi the Iceman died 5,300 years ago and became a natural mummy by getting buried under thick layers of ice. Researchers had long been trying to determine what the ancient man was wearing as an outfit can reveal a lot about somebody.

‘Cupping’ boosts recovery after race or hard training session

‘Cupping’ boosts recovery after race or hard training session

The procedure of “cupping” is gaining popularity as many swimmers and gymnasts are increasingly relying on it, along with massage, saunas and ice baths, to ensure a faster recovery after a race or a hard training session.

Michael Phelps could be seen covered with red circles created by cupping on his shoulders and back with cupping after he won gold in the 4 x 100-meter freestyle relay at the Rio Olympics.

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