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Johns Hopkins Medicine

A research team at Johns Hopkins has found a link between multiple genetic changes and increased risk of pancreatic cancer. The detailed results of the study have been published in Nature Genetics. In a genome-wide association study believed to be the largest of its kind, Johns Hopkins researchers have uncovered four regions in the human genome where changes may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer.

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Hundreds of people want to take down Confederate battle Flag from South Carolina's State House

People are rallying to remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds after a white gunman killed nine black people last week in Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.

The battle flag was designed originally at the start of the Civil War and was first raised by the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. After the war, the flag was used as an emblem of Southern pride to honor fallen Southern soldiers. In 1948, it was adopted by a splinter group of Southern Democrats who call themselves as Dixiecrats.

Aliens may know where we exist

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Aliens may know where we exist

According to reports, aliens probably know about our existence. John Grunsfeld, a former NASA astronaut, told the Astrobiology Science Conference in Chicago US that aliens may know about humans from the changes they made to Earth's environment.

Most of the scientific community considers that alien life has to do with tiny single celled microbes that could not be seen with the naked eye.

Senators Question Pope’s Capacity to Comment on Climate Issues

Senators Question Pope’s Capacity to Comment on Climate Issues

Another call for the Pope to refrain from venturing outside his domain, Sen. James Inhofe has urged the Pontiff to desist from commenting on climate change.

A climate change skeptic, Inhofe asserted, "The pope ought to stay with his job, and we'll stay with ours". Inhofe, who chairs the U. S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, made these comments in a keynote address at a climate change conference hosted by the Heartland Institute on Thursday.

Team KAIST from South Korea wins $2 million DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals

A robot based on a Xenomai Linux, the DRC-Hubo, has won the $2 million DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals. It is from Korea's Team KAIST.

It was among the only three bots that managed to complete the course on time. This week's DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals was held in Pomona, California, and was quite successful. It was judged by Silicon Valley's 'Failure rocks!' mantra. Just three teams were able to accomplish all eight major tasks in the allotted eight hours. There were 23 teams that participated in the event, which led to a disaster response scenario.

Clinton’s Top Advisers talk with Iowa and New Hampshire advocates on substance abuse

Top advisers from Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign had a word with substance abuse prevention advocates in Iowa and New Hampshire for discussing the campaign policies related to drug addiction and treatment.

Campaign officials said that last week, two top policy advisers to the campaign Ann O'Leary and Maya Harris held video conferences with top advocates in both early voting states.

In April, Clinton said she is going to make mental health and substance abuse treatment a 'big part' of her campaign after hearing about it on the trail in both states.

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