Woman With Tumour The Size Of A Human ‘Just Thought I Was Putting On Weight’

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Picture shows surgeons operating on a woman in Itaperuna, Brazil, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022. (@drglaucioboechat/Newsflash)

Surgeons have removed an astonishing 46-kilogramme tumour from a woman who thought she'd just been putting on weight. The tumour - about the same weight as a small person -…

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New Cold Plasma Jet Set To Fight Virus

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Image shows cold physical plasma analyses at the Centre of Excellence ZIK plasmatis at the Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology e.V. (INP). (INP Greifswald/Newsflash)

Scientists could be one step closer to wiping out COVID-19 after having created a cold plasma jet which drastically limits the virus’ capabilities. A research team from the Leibniz Institute…

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UNESCO World Heritage Site Revealed As One Of Oldest Neanderthal Archaeological Locations

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Picture shows Equus molar teeth found at the Galeria de las Estatuas site, in Atapuerca, Spain, undated. The the dating of fossil teeth shows it could be one of the oldest Neanderthal sites in Spain. (CENIEH/Newsflash)

An archaeological site listed as a UNESCO World Heritage could be one of the oldest Neanderthal excavation sites in Spain with a new study saying it could date back 115,000…

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Palaeontologists Discover New Crocodile Species With Thickest Eggs Ever That Lived With Last Dinosaurs

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Picture shows Pachykrokolithus excavatum shell fragments, undated. They were found in found in La Ribagorza, Spain, dated within the 250,000 years of the Cretaceous period, close to the extinction of the dinosaurs. (Manuel Perez Pueyo/Newsflash)

Palaeontologists have discovered a new species of crocodile that lived with the last dinosaurs and that laid the thickest eggs on record. The group of palaeontologists from the University of…

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Experts Uncover Fingerprints On Ceramics Dating Back 8,000 Years

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Photo shows the archaeological finds unearthed in Ulucak mound in Izmir, Turkey, undated photo. The archaeological finds were thought to be from a pottery workshop. (Prof Ozlem Cevik/Newsflash)

Experts have uncovered fingerprints on ceramics dating back 8,000 years in what is believed to have been an ancient pottery workshop, said to be one of the oldest in the…

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COVID-19 Lockdown Almost Halved Soot Levels In Atmosphere

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Image shows the HALO research aircraft launched into an almost empty airspace during the COVID-19 lockdown in May 2020. The aircraft investigated the influence of limited mobility on air quality during the Bluesky research campaign in Germany.(DLR/Newsflash)

Lockdowns in the early summer of 2020 ensured the amount of soot in the atmosphere was almost halved, with benefits to the climate and health. The reductions in soot concentrations…

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Human Noise Travels All The Way To Ocean Depths And Affects Seafloor Life – New Study

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Photo shows amphipods that occur in high densities in the seabed of the North Sea, undated photo. Scientists say sounds with low frequencies stress some species of crustaceans, worms and mussels - with potentially far-reaching consequences for marine ecosystems. (Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Sheng Wang/Newsflash)

Scientists have demonstrated that noise caused by humans can carry all the way down to the seafloor and affect the marine wildlife that lives there. An increasing number of sounds…

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Have Billionaire’s Bones Emerged From Melting Glacier?

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Karl-Erivan Haub pictured in a screen from undated video. He disappeared while mountaineering on April 7, 2018, near Zermatt, Switzerland. (Newsflash)

A melting Swiss glacier has revealed a human skeleton that could be the remains of a missing German billionaire who went out on a hike and never came back. Karl-Erivan…

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Modern Human Brains Less Error-Prone Than Neanderthals, Says Study

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Visualization of fewer chromosome segregation errors in modern human in contrast to Neanderthal neural stem cells in an undated photo. German researchers discovered differences in the development of Neanderthal and modern human brains, as of Friday, July 29, 2022. (Felipe Mora-Bermudez, MPI-CBG/Newsflash)

Modern human brains make fewer mistakes than those of Neanderthals despite being of similar size, scientists in Germany have found. Researchers from the German Max Planck Institute have discovered that…

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Microplastics Detected In Human Liver Tissue For First Time

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Picture shows the University of Hamburg in an undated photo. Scientist at the University have detected microplastics in human liver tissue for the first time (Newsflash)

Scientists in Germany have detected microplastic particles in human liver samples for the first time. Researchers at the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf took liver, kidney and spleen samples from six…

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