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Running, Jogging, Exercise If you can run for 5 minutes a day, you may add years to your life
People who jogged or ran for as little as five minutes a day reduced their risk of premature death by nearly one-third and extended their lives by about three years, according to a new study. | Resear... (photo: Creative Commons / mikebaird) The Los Angeles Times
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Ficus macrophylla (Moreton Bay Fig)       commonly known as the Morton Bay Fig, is a large evergreen banyan tree of the Moraceae family that is a native of most of the eastern coast of Australia, from the Atherton Tableland (17 S) in the north to the Illawarra (34 S) in New South Wales, and Lord Howe Island. Trees saving more than 850 human lives per year in US
July 28: | Trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms in the US, a new study has found. | While trees' pollution removal equated ... (photo: Creative Commons / DO'Neil) The Siasat Daily
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We're putting a forest on a climate-change fast-track We're putting a forest on a climate-change fast-track
An ambitious experiment that exposes a natural woodland to rising carbon dioxide levels will tell us what's in store for the world's trees, says Rob Mackenzie | You head the Birmingham Institute of Fo... (photo: WN / Marzena J.) New Scientist
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Tyrannosaurus rex skull and upper vertebral column, Palais de la Dcouverte, Paris Dinosaurs extinct because of 'colossal bad luck'
LONDON: Dinosaurs may have survived the asteroid strike which wiped them out if it had happened slightly earlier or later in history, a new study has found. | The study using up-to-date fossil records... (photo: Creative Commons / Conty) The Times Of India
A Palestinian militants of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas's armed wing, parade in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on May 29, 2014. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas sent a "letter of designation" to Rami Hamdallah, who is currently serving as premier within the West Bank-based government, to head a unity government but announcement of the lineup was held up over the foreign affairs portfolio. Hamas and the Western-backed PLO, which is dominated by Abbas's secular Fatah party, signed a surprise reconciliation agreement on April 23 to end years of bitter and sometime bloody rivalry. Photo by Ahmed Deeb / WN Hamas fires rockets into Israel, ending 12-hour lull
BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip: Hamas said it fired five rockets at Israel late Saturday after rejecting Israel's offer to extend a 12-hour humanitarian ceasefire by four hours, casting new doubt on internat... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb) The Times Of India
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Asphalt also known as bitumen is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum. It may be found in natural deposits or may be a refined product; it is a substance classed as a pitch. Tedium, tragedy and tar: The slowest drops in science
Life is speeding up. News travels fast, data is everywhere and gadgets keep our days on track. | What can we learn from the science of slow? | In two famous - and famously lengthy - experiments, scien... (photo: Creative Commons / Burger) BBC News
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