Whether it is animals or humans all need treatment for their diseases, but the only difference that comes in is in the size and their location. The story describes the scary experience for the entire dental staff of the Paignton Zoo in Devon, England, who worked hard to fix the root canal of the giant Pertinax. The root canal is unpleasant for any patient, but was a very difficult task for doctors in the case of nearly 400-pound gorilla.
By using the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes, scientists revealed that so called ‘Hot Jupiters' appear to be strangely dry. ‘Hot Jupiters’ are gaseous planets bigger than our own solar system’s Jupiter orbiting their parent stars closer than Mercury orbits the sun. From past many years, it was believed that these exoplanets must be having water, after all, oxygen, after hydrogen and helium, is the most abundant element in the universe. But, the mystery has now been solved and scientists are surprised with the fact that, Where’s the water?
The Large Underground Xenon (LUX) detector is the most sensitive instrument for detection of black matter. Researchers from Sanford Underground Research Facility and University of Edinburgh have improved the sensitivity of the black matter detector. Scientists and astronomers believe that black matter constitutes nearly 95 percent of the matter in the Universe. Physicist Alastair Currie from Imperial College London led the current research.
Chipotle is trying its best to recover from the loss it has suffered due to the E.coli outbreak. The restaurant was forced to close its 43 stores in the wake of the outbreak, but Chipotle has reopened some of them. In fact, its founder and co-CEO Steve Ells has promised that Chipotle will become the industry leader when it comes to food safety.
Chipotle said that from mid-October to early-November, there was no evidence of E.coli exposures and no new illness due to it has been reported since then. Chipotle has started to roll out its food safety program.
People with higher level of stress during old age are more prone to cognitive function decline compared to those who face less stress, according to a new research conducted at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System. The study team has found a strong evidence of perceived stress and likelihood of developing aMCI (amnestic mild cognitive impairment). The cognitive decline could further lead to Alzheimer’s disease.
Suicide gene therapy combined with chemotherapy or radiotherapy has offered positive results for prostate cancer patients with more than 94 percent success rate, according to a long term experimental treatment conducted at Houston Methodist Hospital. The research team was able to trigger immune system response to kill prostate cancer cells but modifying some of them with herpes virus.
By combining chemotherapy and ‘suicide gene therapy’, medical researchers at Houston Methodist Hospital have achieved encouraging results for prostate cancer patients. Suicide gene therapy uses body’s immune system to fight with cancer cells. The research team was able to trigger immune system response by modifying few prostate cancer cells. The research project involved 66 patients at Houston Methodist Hospital.
Chipotle Mexican Grill is facing tough times as more reports of people sickened by eating at its restaurants have appeared. The infection related to Chipotle has been linked to E. Coli outbreak in many states across the country. Chipotle founder and co-CEO Steve Ells has finally publically apologized on behalf of the restaurant chain. Ells has apologized for food crisis that sent many people in different US states visit their doctors after eating at Chipotle restaurants.
Chipotle Mexican Grill could face scrutiny after the restaurant chain has been on the receiving end for the last few weeks due to E. Coli outbreak that has left many people sick. Chipotle co-CEO apologized for the issue and reported that the company has taken strict steps to ensure safety of customers in future. Chipotle closed 43 locations after E. Coli outbreak linked to six restaurants in the Pacific Northwest.
Researchers at the New York University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have been working on an interesting project to improve machine learning. The algorithm captures our learning abilities and helps computers learn new concepts. The simple visual concepts drawn by computers with help of this algorithm are almost indistinguishable to those created by humans. The algorithm will reduce the time needed by a computer to learn a new concept and this will help increase application of computers in creative and many other fields.
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