Astronomers spot black hole spewing out material three YEARS after shredding a star

A black hole has been spotted ejecting material three years after consuming a star, in what astronomers are comparing to a cosmic burp. Ordinarily, this sort of phenomenon would be witnessed during the event, and the Harvard University researchers are still unsure why the delay has occurred. They monitored the black hole for several months … Read more

Olivia Newton-John’s charity makes major cancer breakthrough

Olivia Newton-John’s final gift to the world: Late star’s research institute discovers a major breakthrough for pancreatic cancer treatment By Kinta Walsh-cotton For Daily Mail Australia Published: 20:16 EDT, 12 October 2022 | Updated: 01:00 EDT, 13 October 2022 The cancer research charity founded by the late Olivia Newton John has made a significant discovery … Read more

‘Polypill could avoid millions of premature deaths, heart attacks and strokes’

A combination of medications to treat high blood pressure and high cholesterol could prevent millions of premature deaths, heart attacks and strokes each year, experts have said. They suggest global health has paid a deadly price for not using simple, low-cost blood pressure lowering drugs, statins and aspirin widely in the form of a single … Read more

Signs of dementia ‘might be visible up to a DECADE before patients are even diagnosed’

Signs of dementia ‘might be visible up to a DECADE before patients are even diagnosed’ Experts said the finding could lead to routine screening for those most at risk The Cambridge team analyzed data on half a million UK participants aged 40-69 Participants underwent a series of tests including problem solving, memory, reaction times and … Read more

NASA’s ‘doomed’ Artemis moon mission could FINALLY liftoff on November 14

NASA’s ‘doomed’ Artemis moon mission could FINALLY liftoff! World’s most powerful rocket is now set to launch on November 14 following THREE failed attempts NASA announced Artemis I will attempt its fourth launch on November 14 The 69-minute launch window opens at 12:07am ET, in which the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket will carry the … Read more

‘Dino-mummies’ might be more common than previously thought

Dinosaur found with fossilized skin on its legs and feet – despite its carcass being ravaged by scavengers 67 million years ago – shows ‘dino-mummies’ might be more common than previously thought Dinosaur ‘mummies’ may be more common than previously thought, experts say The term is often used to describe rare dinosaur remains that have … Read more

Old diabetes drugs slash the risk of dementia by more than a FIFTH, study finds

Old diabetes drugs slash the risk of dementia by more than a FIFTH, study finds A class of diabetes drugs could help significantly reduce Alzheimer’s risk Patients who used TZDs were 20% less likely to develop dementia than others The affect was even more pronounced when paired with other diabetes drugs TZDs have fallen out … Read more

NASA will launch a huge flying saucer-like inflatable heat shield into space next month

At first glance at these images, you’d be forgiven for mistaking them as stills from the latest science fiction blockbuster. But the flying saucer-like object depicted in the images is very much real – and is set to be launched into space by NASA next month. The Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator … Read more

Babies born in lockdown were less likely to have said their first word by the time they turned one

Lockdowns and mask mandates have stunted babies’ development, a study suggests. Youngsters born during the pandemic were less likely to have said their first words by their first birthday compared to babies born pre-Covid. They were also less likely to be able to wave ‘bye’ or point at objects, researchers in Ireland found. The team … Read more

Want to stay out of care? Quit smoking and exercise, study says

Want to stay out of care? Quit smoking and exercise: Over-60s with unhealthiest lifestyles are TWICE as likely to end up in a home, study finds Smoking, physical activity, sitting and sleeping quality were all linked to higher risk However, diet quality wasn’t, according to the team of Australian researchers Experts behind the latest study … Read more