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Overweight patient denied NHS operation by York CCG

Health News BBC - 4 hours 32 min ago
Roland Crooke took a loan to pay for private treatment after being told to lose weight for hip surgery

Breast cancer screening error 'overstated'

Health News BBC - 6 hours 28 min ago
There was no major incident, just confusion, and the scale of the incident was overstated, a report finds.

'My mummy's sick': Boy, 4, calls ambulance for mum using Siri

Health News BBC - 8 hours 55 min ago
Beau Austin has now been given a bravery award for his quick thinking.

Tiny Sensor Turns Bees Into Live Drones That Can Monitor Farm Crops

Google Science Feeds - 12 hours 4 min ago
Experts have invented a tiny sensor that can be placed onto bees, making them a small drone that can oversee farm conditions for a long period.

The secret I'm hiding under my oversized fashion style

Health News BBC - 13 hours 18 min ago
Blogger Arooj Aftab explains why wearing oversized clothes is more than just a fashion statement for her.

Interstellar: Voyager 2 goes where only one has gone before

Google Science Feeds - 13 hours 41 min ago
NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft has become the second probe to enter interstellar space, as confirmed by data returned by several of the science instruments on board the spacecraft.

UW designs 'backpack' for bees to help local farmers

Google Science Feeds - 17 hours 43 min ago
SEATTLE -- A team of engineers at the University of Washington have found a new way to collect data using bumblebees. UW's School of Computer Science & Engineering is the first to create a sensing system - complete with wireless communication and ...

Did my children die because I married my cousin?

Health News BBC - 18 hours 14 min ago
Ruba and Saqib both carry a gene for I-cell disorder, which means their children have a one-in-four chance of dying in early childhood.

Why did Rachel Johnston die after having all her teeth removed?

Health News BBC - 18 hours 50 min ago
The families of three people with learning difficulties tell the BBC all their teeth were taken out.

UW Engineers Develop Sensor Networks That Are Carried By Bees

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 22:44
The University of Washington research team believes the sensors will help collect important farming data and study bee behavior. By Travis Loose, Patch Staff | Dec 13, 2018 5:25 pm ET.

Behold, the closest-ever photo of a coronal streamer

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:12
NASA's Parker Solar Probe is currently traveling closer to the sun than any other spacecraft before it. The probe is recording data on the star to help scientists learn more about the star and its volatile nature.

NASA Won't Be Going 'Back' to the Moon, It Wants to Go Beyond It

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 19:52
It was an event to commemorate Apollo 8's breakthrough half a century ago—the first time humans had escaped the Earth's gravitational pull to orbit the moon, by far the furthest travel from the planet.

NASA's Insight Lander on Mars Spotted from Space!

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 19:42
NASA's newly arrived Mars lander has been spotted by one its orbiting cousins. The space agency's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter used its supersharp High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera (HiRISE) to photograph the InSight lander, as well ...

Here's the Weather Forecast for the 2018 Geminid Meteor Shower

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 19:13
For those hoping to get a glimpse of the Geminid meteor shower, the weather across the United States will either be very good, with clear skies and excellent viewing prospects, or very bad, with cloud-filled skies and perhaps some rain or wintry ...

Hubble Space Telescope Will Track Comet 46P/Wirtanen As It Flies Close by Earth

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 19:08
A comet is set to pass close to Earth this weekend, providing a treat for skywatchers - and for astronomers hoping to learn more about the building blocks of the early solar system.

4 ways the melting Arctic is wreaking havoc near you

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:22
Invest in nonprofit journalism today. Donate now and every gift will be matched through 12/31. The Arctic is in the throes of what sea-ice scientist Peter Wadhams called a “death spiral.

Hubble finds far-away planet vanishing at record speed

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:05
The speed and distance at which planets orbit their respective blazing stars can determine each planet's fate—whether the planet remains a longstanding part of its solar system or evaporates into the universe's dark graveyard more quickly.

Meat or two veg? Find out your food’s climate footprint

Health News BBC - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 16:47
Check the environmental impact of what you eat and drink.

Newest Eruption Kilauea's Largest In 200 Years

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 16:18
The 2018 eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, which oozed fresh lava for over three months, was its biggest in the past 200 years.

Scientists crack the CRISPR code for precise human genome editing

Google Science Feeds - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 16:01
Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute have discovered a set of simple rules that determine the precision of CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing in human cells.

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