Type 1 diabetes drug has just been trialed on first human patients with no side effects

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by Isabel Rubio

Posted on September 13, 2018

Type 1 diabetes drug has just been trialed on first human patients with no side effects

Diabetes is a serious illness which produces a metabolic disorder. Serious long-term complications include cardiovascular disease, stroke, chronic kidney disease, foot ulcers, and damage to the eyes. An estimated 415 million people had diabetes worldwide. Type 1 diabetes is a serious, lifelong condition where blood glucose levels are too high because the body cannot make a hormone called insulin…

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A study reveals that tea leaves destroy up to 80% of cancer cells

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by Bel G

Posted on August 22, 2018

A study reveals that tea leaves destroy up to 80% of cancer cells

It could be a non-toxic alternative to make quantum dots with chemical products, the researchers say. A study by the University of Swansea, in the United Kingdom, has revealed that tea leaves can reduce the risk and even serve to treat cancer…

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Students develop one-passenger vehicle that runs on air

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by Ruxandra Helici

Posted on August 17, 2018

Students develop one-passenger vehicle that runs on air

A team of Egyptian college students has designed a vehicle that is powered solely on oxygen. The current prototype can transport one person at speeds of up to 25 miles per hour (40 kph) and make it almost 20 miles without needed a refuel, but the engineers plan on developing the vehicle further so it can push at least 62 mph (100 kph)—and travel 62 miles on a canister of oxygen. In addition to running on one of the most common substances found on Earth, the go-kart-like vehicle only…

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NASA tries to reach the Sun

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by Marina Morg

Posted on August 14, 2018

NASA tries to reach the Sun

NASA's Parker solar probe Explores the Sun's atmosphere on a mission that began early Sunday. This is the agency's first mission to the Sun and its outermost atmosphere, the corona. After being delayed on Saturday, the probe was successfully launched at 3:31 a.m…

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Successfully transplanted the liver of a minor donor to a 13-year-old girl and an 8-month-old baby

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by Bel G

Posted on August 8, 2018

Successfully transplanted the liver of a minor donor to a 13-year-old girl and an 8-month-old baby

The Vall d'Hebron hospital in Barcelona has successfully performed a liver transplant performed by the split procedure, which consists of dividing the donor's liver to obtain fully functional grafts for two recipients, in this case, a 13-year-old girl and a 8-months baby. The liver donor was also a minor and the receiving girls were in a critical situation that could only be resolved with a transplant. The head of the hepatobiliopancreatic surgery and transplant service at the Vall d'Hebron ho…

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Found a lake 20 kilometres long under the ice of Mars

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by Bel G

Posted on August 2, 2018

Found a lake 20 kilometres long under the ice of Mars

The finding came after a year-long search, led by a group of Italian scientists. The salt water mass is hidden in the south pole of the red planet. After years of the expedition in search of water, the European Mars Express probe seems to have paid off…

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Prepare to observe the total longer eclipse of the century Moon

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 27, 2018

Prepare to observe the total longer eclipse of the century Moon

BLOOD MOON Tonight, Friday July 27th, when the moon comes out we will see a reddish color, is what is known as "Blood Moon", because our satellite crosses the shadow cast by the Earth, resulting in a total eclipse of the Moon. It will also be the longest of the 21st century, with a duration of 103 minutes in its entirety…

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Greenpeace discovered new marine ecosystems in Antarctica

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 24, 2018

Greenpeace discovered new marine ecosystems in Antarctica

The intention of Greenpeace is to create a sanctuary of 1.8 million square kilometres, giving rise to "the largest protected area in the world".   The environmental organization Greenpeace discovered new marine ecosystems in Antarctica that are in very vulnerable conditions, so it is necessary to "protect them" according to a group of scientific specialists.   The ecosystems are found in the Antarctic Passage and the Gerlache Strait, along with the Antarctic Peninsula, and Greenpea…

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Record: installed in Chihuahua 18,990 solar panels in a day!

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 23, 2018

Record: installed in Chihuahua 18,990 solar panels in a day!

"Mexico achieved a new world record: The largest number of solar panels installed in a single day," the WEF described in the video it posted on its social networks.   He adds that "they are building one of the largest solar parks in Latin America," while exhibiting images of the Italian company Enel Green Power.   This solar park "measures what 2 thousand 200 football fields" and "will eventually have more than 2 million solar panels" that seek the sun as if they were sunflowers, t…

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Recycled Park: a park made with recycled plastics in the Netherlands

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 16, 2018

 Recycled Park: a park made with recycled plastics in the Netherlands

Recycled Park The Dutch city of Rotterdam opens the first recycled park in Europe. It is a floating platform made with plastics collected from the sea water and created by the Dutch architect Ramon Knoester. "Recycled Park" is the first floating park made with recycled plastics from Europe. The idea came to the structural engineer of the company Whim Architecture several years ago, "moved by concern about the number of kilos of plastic floating in the sea and rivers"…

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