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One Dead After NSA Gate Attack

One man has been killed while another has been seriously injured in a shooting at the gate of the headquarters of the National Security Agency, near Washington.  The NSA officers fired on a vehicle after it refused to obey their commands to stop and charged past a police vehicle that was blocking the road. An unnamed official said that the car held two men who were dressed … [Read More...]

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Peanuts

Peanut Allergies Cut by Early Exposure

A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that a baby who eats peanuts products have a dramatically lower risk of developing a peanut allergy later in life.  The trials were conducted on 628 babies who were categorised as prone to allergy and the risk was found to be cut by over […]

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Tablet

Is the Time of the Tablet Coming to an End?

Three years ago, one tech expert said that tablets would rule the future and predicted that sales would reach 375 million by 2016.  However now recent figures are showing that the time of the tablet may be coming to end far sooner than experts had predicted. The re-assessment was started by the tablet sector suffering […]

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Giant Salamander

Mass Grave of ‘Monster’ Salamanders Found

Tweet Scientists have announced the discovery of a massive amphibian with a mouth full of teeth that lived around 220 million years ago.  A mass grave containing hundreds of the creatures is now being excavated in Portugal after the creatures were believed to have been stranded when the lake they lived in dried up. The […]

Bees

Europe Facing Major Bee Extinction

Tweet Around one in ten of the native wild bees in Europe are facing the prospect of extinction, according to the most comprehensive study so far carried out on them.  The European Red List, created by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) showed that 9.2% of around 2,000 species of bee across the […]

Tunisia

Tunisia President Vows Response After Museum Attack

Tweet Tunisia’s president has vowed to fight terrorism ‘without mercy’ after an attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital city Tunis left 19 people dead.  Seventeen tourists were killed from around the world, according to officials, along with two Tunisians one of whom was a police officer. Security forces killed two gunmen at the […]