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Wednesday, 18 March 2009 19:19

Simply: More fat means less life

The more you weigh the fewer years you will live, according to a large research study performed in the United Kingdom on nearly 900,000 adults. Specifically, according to this study, if you are severely obese your life expectancy is reduced by 10 years on average—yes, TEN YEARS!

Published in Health
Saturday, 07 March 2009 19:42

Exoplanet mission launched: Kepler to space

The Kepler Mission was successfully launched into space from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 10:49 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Friday, March 6, 2009. The NASA mission is to find the first habitable planets the size of Earth orbiting about stars in the constellations Cygnus and Lyra.

Published in Space
According to Dr. Alan Boss, our Milky Way galaxy could contain one hundred billion Earth-like planets. However, he says very few of these planets would be able to support intelligent life. But, what about primitive (microscopic) life?

Published in Space



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