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Archaeologists Find 150-Year-Old Road

Archaeologists Find 150-Year-Old Road

Maps provided by the Environment Agency (EA) have helped a team of amateur archaeologists to find an old Roman road in the northwest countryside of England. The maps are often used to determine the risk for floods in the areas. The EA has been using the technology of creating maps by laser scanners fitted over the aircraft. The technology has been utilized over decades to map the landscape of England.

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Attack on BBC Website was only for testing abilities: Anti-IS Hacking Group

Attack on BBC Website was only for testing abilities: Anti-IS Hacking Group

The recent attack on BBC website was conducted by a hacking group just to test their abilities to carry out a hacking attack. The hacking group named ‘New World Hacking’ has taken responsibility of hacking BBC website and putting it down for several hours using DDoS attack. The group of American hackers said that it wants to target Islamic State. The test was only to test their capabilities, according to a statement sent by the group to a BBC reporter.

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Final Fantasy IX to be released on PC, iOS, Android in 2016

Final Fantasy IX to be released on PC, iOS, Android in 2016

Lovers of Final Fantasy video game will be able to play ninth part of the game on the PC, iOS, and Android at some point in 2016. One more exciting thing is that the game’s official website will have an English translation.

The company has particularly specified that the game is coming to both iOS and Android platforms, which would be a pleasing factor for fans, who are still waiting for an Android release of Final Fantasy VII.

As it was said for the Final Fantasy VII, Square has been promising exciting updates for the ninth edition.

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British Couple to bring back 2 cloned pups to UK next July

British Couple to bring back 2 cloned pups to UK next July

When it comes to love, money becomes a secondary factor. The same has turned out to be true for a British couple, who has spent more than $137,000 to clone their dead dog to have two pups. Both the pups, Chance and Shadow, were born on December 26 and 28 in Seoul, South Korea with the help of Sooam Biotech Research Foundation.

Chance and Shadow have been named on characters of movie Disney’s Homeward Bound. Chance was born on Boxing Day through caesarean section but Shadow was born naturally on Monday after the dog went into early labor pain.

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British couple pays $100,000 for puppy cloning at South Korean Lab

British couple pays $100,000 for puppy cloning at South Korean Lab

Devastated by the sudden death of their dog Dylan, British couple Laura Jacques and Richard Remde decided to clone it and finally they managed to receive a clone of their dead pet.

The West Yorkshire couple’s 8-year-old Dylan was diagnosed with a brain tumor in June this year. Doctors said the pet’s tumor was untreatable, and declared that it would not live only for a few months.

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Patients at ‘high-risk’ for heart attack or stroke should take BP-lowering medications

Patients at ‘high-risk’ for heart attack or stroke should take BP-lowering medications

Do not bother about blood pressure level, if you are at a high risk for a heart attack or stroke then start taking blood pressure-lowering medications, suggests a new research paper published in The Lancet. The newest and latest call for a new treatment regimen is based on the assessment of 123 studies carried out between 1966 and 2015 in which more than 600,000 people were involved.

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Bariatric Surgery’s benefits not limited to weight loss alone, reduce risk of type-2-diabetes and heart attack

Bariatric Surgery’s benefits not limited to weight loss alone, reduce risk of type-2-diabetes and heart attack

In addition to weight loss, bariatric surgery as per a new study published in PLOS Medicine has been associated with improvements in pre-existing type-2-diabetes and hypertension and reduces risk of several obesity-related co-morbidities.

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Bariatric surgery reduces risk of type-2-diabetes and serious heart conditions

Bariatric surgery reduces risk of type-2-diabetes and serious heart conditions

Bariatric surgery, a popular form of weight loss surgery, has been found to not only shrink stomach, but also reduces a person’s risk of developing type-2-diabetes, serious heart conditions like heart attack and improve existing obesity-linked conditions.

A new study from the University College London and other British institutions have reached at the above mentioned conclusion after assessing data from the United Kingdom Clinical Practice Research Datalink, a government database having anonymous information from around 8% of the UK population.

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FDA’s Landmark decision: Gay men can now donate blood 12 months after their last sexual contact with men

FDA’s Landmark decision: Gay men can now donate blood 12 months after their last sexual contact with men

On the basis of an assessment of the latest science, the Food and Drug Administration has lift off its 30-year ban on blood donations by gay men. Gay men can now donate blood 12 months after their last sexual contact with another man.

The latest science has shown that an indefinite ban is not needed to prevent transmission of HIV, the virus that leads to AIDS. The FDA has implemented the lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men in 1983 when the AIDS crisis started.

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Obese People Who Do Regular Exercise Are Still At Higher Risk of Dying

Obese People Who Do Regular Exercise Are Still At Higher Risk of Dying

Researchers, through a recently conducted study, busted the myth that one can be ‘fat but fit’. The findings of the new study showed that obese people who are regular exercisers are still at high risk of dying then slim unfit people.

The researchers, during study of around 1.3 million men, found that obese people with high levels of aerobic fitness were almost 30% more likely to die prematurely as compared to those who were slim and exercised less.

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