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Water clouds found in icy body beyond our solar system

Water clouds found in icy body beyond our solar system

Astronomers have discovered water clouds outside the solar system, for the first time. The clouds of water have been found on a brown dwarf called WISE 0855, located 7.2 light years from earth.

The brown dwarf is the considered to be the coldest known object outside of the solar system and is quite similar to Jupiter. Researchers said that the object has very low temperature and that makes it the first object after earth, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn to have water clouds.

Breast cancer survivors must indulge into physical activity

Breast cancer survivors must indulge into physical activity

It has always been said that exercise is very good for health. Now, a new study has added to that by unveiled that breast cancer survivors would be benefitted if they indulge in physical activity.

Study researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have unveiled that at least 12% of all women are expected to be diagnosed with some form of breast cancer during their lifetime. Therefore, it has become even more important to find out ways to deal with the issue.

Teenagers who have never smoked are now vaping: Study

Teenagers who have never smoked are now vaping: Study

A journal Chest-published research paper has found chemicals present in e-cigarettes vapor to produce short-term potential cardiovascular issues. The harmful signs were similar but not exactly the same as being due to smoking.

In the study, the researchers have compared the effects of smoking and vaping with the same nicotine content present in blood vessels of the participants. In addition, study researchers have assessed many other markers, including oxidative stress, vitamin E levels and nitric oxide bioavailability.

Neanderthals ate human flesh, suggest bones found at site in Belgium

Neanderthals ate human flesh, suggest bones found at site in Belgium

Researchers have discovered many bone fragments at site in Belgium that belonged to a time some 40,000 years ago. It is believed that between 40,500 and 45,500, Neanderthals lived in place that is today known as Belgium. The bones found belonged to both humans and animals. Certain marks on bones suggested that Neanderthals were engaged in cannibalism.

Over a dozen shark species swim in South Carolina waters that shore-based fisherman might hook into

Over a dozen shark species swim in South Carolina waters that shore-based fisherman might hook into

During summer, toss a line into the water off a beach in the southeast and most probably the first thing that will come to sample your bait would have sharp teeth and sandpaper-tough skin. And in case you manage to hook a shark and bring it to shore, a crowd will surely gather soon.

Exoplanet HD 131399Ab noticed with Rare and Strange Three Star System

Exoplanet HD 131399Ab noticed with Rare and Strange Three Star System

Astronomers have so far discovered many planets in the observable universe, most of which are not earth-like. Now, they have spotted a planet about 340 light-years away from us orbiting a trio of stars at once.

The strange planet has been named ‘HD 131399Ab’. It is present in the constellation Centaurus, and all of its stars are visible in the dark sky. In the scenario, the trio of stars has been called ‘star A’, ‘star B’ and ‘star C’.

NASA showcases 'Cold Traps' On Ceres With Information Collection by Dawn Mission

NASA showcases 'Cold Traps' On Ceres With Information Collection by Dawn Mission

Ceres has some permanently shadowed areas, which don’t receive direct sunlight. These regions are cold enough to trap water ice for a long time, announced Dawn mission controllers at NASA. The discovery hints that these regions on the dwarf planet may have ice deposits today, they added.

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