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    Scientists Invest Smart Fabric: Could be Used to Make Self-Hardening Suits and Ease Worn-out Joints

    A smart fabric has been invented that mimics the behavior of the human tissue called periostem. The technology could be used to create self-hardening suits and ease worn-out human joints.

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    Vampire Bats Found Feeding on Human Blood

    A South American species of hairy-legged vampire bat, which was previously thought to feed only on birds' blood, has been found feeding on human blood for the first time causing concerns about disease transmission in the country if the bats become rabid.

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    Smartphones May Soon Control Our Cells, Study Finds

    A new study finds that it is possible to control our cells by means of a smartphone application. And this is through the harnessing of "redox" molecules.

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    Scientists Explain Reason for the Strength of Human Hair

    According to a study by US-based scientists, the combination of cortex and matrix components of hair gives it the ability to withstand stress and strain. In other words, the faster the hair is stretched, the stronger it is. This correlation between the structure and properties of human hair explains the mechanism behind its strength and resistance to breaking, the scientists said.

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    Researchers Suggest Long Winters After Asteroid Crash Killed Dinosaurs

    German researchers have suggested a new theory about for cause of the extinction of dinosaurs about 66 million years ago. They claim that the formation of sulphuric acid clouds after the asteroid impact may have blocked the sunlight and resulted in long-lasting winters, destroying the food web and leading to the massive extinction.

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    Study Suggests That Oceans Will Have More Plastic Than Fish by 2050

    According to a joint report by the World Economic Forum and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, there could be more plastic than fish (by weight) in the ocean by the year 2050, if no action is taken immediately.

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    Scientists Recommend Regular Exercise for Breast Cancer Survivors

    A study by the Syracuse University has revealed that regular exercise will help breast cancer survivors have better health. According to researchers, the adverse effect of hormonal drugs called Aromatase Inhibitors (AI) can be mitigated by aerobic and resistance physical workout.

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    Sitting Down Accelerates Aging, Study Suggests

    A new study involving 1,500 individuals suggests that excessive time spent sitting down may accelerate aging.

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    Nutella is Safe; Ferrero Dispels Cancer Claims

    Ferrero has said that Nutella is safe following the release of a study by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) that sparks concerns among consumers fond of the chocolate spread. The EFSA claims that the product has a key ingredient which promotes cancer growth in laboratory mice.

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    Soft Robot Sleeve Helps a Failing Heart Pump Blood [VIDEO]

    Researchers have developed an innovative soft robotic sleeve that fits around the heart and helps it pump. The device, which syncs with the natural beating rhythm of the heart, could potentially open a new breakthrough for patients suffering from heart failure.

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