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Tensions Increase in Turkey after Suicide Bombings

Following the growing tensions in Turkey after the deadly explosions on Saturday, the bomb squad were sent to deal with a suspicious package near the main train station in the capital Ankara.  Police carried out a controlled explosion on the package which turned out to contain food but showed the level of concern affecting the country. At least 97 people were killed on … [Read More...]

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Lowering Blood Pressure under 120 Reduces Risks of Heart Disease

Recent findings from a study by the National Institutes of Health has shown that it can be worthwhile treating patients whose blood pressure falls into the ‘grey zone’ between 120 and 140 often referred to as the pre-hypertension area. Doctors have long known that systolic blood pressure under 120 meant a lower risk of heart […]

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New iPad and iPhones Unveiled at Apple Event

Apple has unveiled the latest models of it iPad tablet and iPhone smartphone at its annual event along with its new TV box that has its very own app store.  The new version of the iPhone will have a screen able to detect how firmly the screen is being pressed while the new iPad Pro […]

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Oregon Gunman Held 13 Legal Weapons Say Federal Agents

Tweet Federal agents investigating the man who killed nine people in an Oregon college this week said they found 13 weapons in his home.  All of the weapons that he owned and used in the shooting had been purchased legally. Chris Harper Mercer carried six guns into the Umpqua Community College in Roseburg while he […]


New Study Shows Good Bacteria Can Help Prevent Asthma

Tweet When it comes to the health of our stomach and intestine, we often hear of the benefit of the so called ‘good bacteria’ that can help everything function well.  Now a study from Canada has shown that these good bacteria could also help prevent children developing asthma. The report in the Science Translational Medicine […]


NASA Confirms Streaks on Mars Caused by Liquid Water

Tweet Following the big build up over the last few days about a big announcement, NASA has confirmed that it now believes that dark streaks seen on Mars are caused by periodic flows of liquid water.  Data from the NASA satellite shows these features on slopes are also associated with salt deposits.  These salts could […]