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January 3, 2019 11:39 PM Top-5 NBA prospect Bol Bol out for season at Oregon, will enter draft

Bol has been sidelined for the past four games because of a left foot injury and is unlikely to fully recover before the end of the season. Bol's attorney, Bryan J. Freedman, released a statement saying Bol underwent surgery Thursday to repair a non-displaced fracture of the navicular bone in his left foot. Bol will begin rehab next week, Freedman said, and will use crutches 87

January 3, 2019 10:00 AM Scientists find the 'missing' dark matter from the early universe

Dark matter, it seems, has been clinging to galaxies for a very long time. Most galaxies that existed 10 billion years ago had about as much dark matter as galaxies do today, contradicting earlier studies that suggested less dark matter lurked around galaxies in the early universe. "Dark matter was similarly abundant in star-forming galaxies in the distant 73

December 31, 2018 2:18 PM Woman develops donor's peanut allergy after lung transplant

There have only been about four or five case reports in which organ recipients have acquired peanut allergies with anaphylaxis following a lung transplant. (iStock) Sometimes, you just really want a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. And, as long as you're not allergic to the ingredients, that's totally fine. At least, that's what one woman thought 104

December 18, 2018 5:03 PM Tennessee dad faces fatal, untreatable illness as family hopes for cure

Tony Gibson, a 32-year-old welder and ironworker, initially showed symptoms of confusion and forgetfulness earlier this year. (iStock) A Tennessee father who was given a year to live after being diagnosed with an extremely rare degenerative illness now requires 24-hour care at a nursing facility as his family hopes for a cure for the currently untreatable 109

December 14, 2018 11:53 PM Cow steals spotlight at student's graduation photo shoot

In this Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 photo, senior animal sciences major Massimo Montalbano, and Amelia, a three year old cow, right, walk on the campus of University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. Montalbano, brought towering dairy cow to join his commencement photo shoot. Montalbano worked with cattle throughout his undergraduate studies with the university's 67

December 10, 2018 10:15 PM U.S. veterans' hospitals often better than nearby alternatives

(Reuters Health) - - U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) hospitals may provide better quality care than other hospitals in many American communities, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers looked at 121 regional health care markets with at least one VA hospital and one non-VA facility. Altogether they assessed 135 VA hospitals and 2,988 non-VA hospitals using 101

December 7, 2018 8:33 AM China's Lunar Mission Could See a Spacecraft Land on the Dark Side of the Moon

(BEIJING) — China was preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission early Saturday to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as a space power to rival Russia, the European Union and U.S. With its Chang’e 4 mission, China hopes to be the first country to ever successfully undertake such a landing 95

December 6, 2018 6:26 AM New Satellite Images Show Expansion at a North Korea Missile Base, Report Says

New satellite images discovered by researchers appear to show activity taking place at an unidentified long-range missile base in North Korea. Published Wednesday by CNN, the images reportedly show the expansion of a unidentified, active long-range missile base near the previously identified Yeongjeo-dong base in North Korea’s mountainous interior. Analysts 91

December 6, 2018 5:01 AM Migrants tend to be healthier, live longer: study

(Reuters) - Migrants tend to be healthier than the residents of wealthy countries they travel to, such as the United States, and often help fight diseases by becoming healthcare workers in those nations, according to a study published on Wednesday. The two-year study found that migrants, in general, have a greater life expectancy than residents of host countries 113

December 5, 2018 9:06 PM World Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rose 2.7 Percent in the Last Year, New Studies Show

(WASHINGTON) — After several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide experienced their largest jump in seven years, discouraging scientists. World carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to have risen 2.7 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to three studies released Wednesday from the Global Carbon Project , an international 102