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Like Mars, Cosmic Ocean of Millimeter-Sized Stones Formed Earth Too: Study

Like asteroids, our own planet Earth was formed by a cosmic ocean of millimetre-sized particles that orbited the young sun, said a new study led by Lund University in Sweden. Scientists said fragments of asteroids which land on Earth as meteorites regularly comprise millimetre-sized round stones called chondrules, believed to be the original building blocks of the solar system. The ...

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Moon Age 4.47 Billion Years, Says Study Based on Meteorite Study

Based on meteorite study, scientists say moon may have formed 4.47 billion years ago after a giant collision between a large proto-planet and the proto-Earth. Studying shock signatures found in stony meteorites that came from the main asteroid belt, a NASA-funded research team said it has estimated the moon’s age as slightly less than 4.5 billion years, which means 4.47 ...

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‘Titanic’ Star Winslet Turns 40

Los Angeles, March 15 (IANS) “Titanic” star Kate Winslet, who will turn 40 this year, says she is gracefully looking forward to a new chapter in her life. Winslet, who will celebrate her birthday on October 5, laughs off the notion that she still looks as young as ever and says the idea of ageing hardly bothers her, reports people.com. ...

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Space flight can age immune system, make you older: study

Spending long duration on space flights may accelerate ageing of the immune system in astronauts, finds a research. Specifically, researchers found that mice in low-gravity conditions experience changes in B lymphocyte production in their bone marrow similar to those observed in elderly mice living in the earth conditions. “This study shows that a model of spaceflight conditions could not only ...

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Why Red Wine Reduces Heart Disease? It’s in TyrRS-Resveratrol, says new study

Consuming red wine in small doses helps to protect cells against the damage caused by aging and promote overall good health, said researchers from Scripps Research Institute. The researchers said that the beverage’s compound named Resveratrol activates an enzyme used to relieve stress. This is umpteenth time that scientists are going gaga over the benefits of red wine this year ...

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Rishi Kapoor Released from Lilavati Hospital

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has been discharged from the hospital where he was admitted with malaria. The 62-year-old Kapoor family icon was hospitalised on Wednesday at the Lilavati hospital in Mumbai with malaria but was discharged after his recovery by night, reported IANS quoting sources. “Rishi Kapoor is absolutely fine now and he got discharged last night (Thursday night),” a ...

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