Smartwatch Apps Can Detect Irregular Heartbeat

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Smartwatch app found to accurately detect atrial fibrillation in a study presented at the American College of Cardiology. (Google Maps/Newsflash)

People with an irregular heartbeat that puts them at risk of strokes, blood clots and other heart complications are being mostly correctly diagnosed by smartwatches, according to new research. The…

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Snow Transforms Mountaintop Watchtower Into Massive Sculpture Resembling Swan On Ice

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A watchtower in Uludaz Plateau which Soner Yalcin photographed during summer in Kahramanmaras, Turkey. (Soner Yalcin/Newsflash)

These images show how heavy snow transformed a mountaintop watchtower used to detect fires into a massive ice sculpture resembling a "huge swan on ice". The incident took place at…

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Four New Viruses Discovered In Rare Giant Tortoises In The Galapagos Islands After COVID-Style Tests

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Illustrative image: Scientists discover novel viruses in Galapagos giant tortoises. (Juan Manuel García, CDF/Newsflash)

Four new viruses have been discovered in giant tortoises is in the Galapagos Islands after 454 of the animals underwent COVID-style testing. The research showed that the infected animals live…

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