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How gravity can cause irritable bowel syndrome

How gravity can cause irritable bowel syndrome

A new theory suggests that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the most common gastrointestinal disorder, could be caused by gravity. Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, director of health services research at Cedars-Sinai and author of hypothesisexplains that IBS – and many other conditions – could result from the body’s inability to deal with gravity. “As long as …

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Car-sized dinosaur-era sea turtle fossils discovered in Spain

Car-sized dinosaur-era sea turtle fossils discovered in Spain

November 17 (Reuters) – Criss-crossing the subtropical seas that lapped the coasts of the archipelago that made up Europe 83 million years ago, was one of the largest turtles on record, a reptile the size of a small car – a Mini Cooper to be precise – that braved treacherous waters. Researchers on Thursday described …

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NASA is preparing for the third launch attempt of the Artemis lunar rocket

NASA is preparing for the third launch attempt of the Artemis lunar rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Nov 15 (Reuters) – Ground crews at Kennedy Space Center prepared on Tuesday for a third test launch of NASA’s massive next-generation moon rocket, the first flight of NASA’s Artemis lunar program the American space agency, 50 years after the last Apollo lunar mission. The 32-story Space Launch System (SLS) rocket was …

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Hydro-Quebec employee charged with spying for China, Canadian police say

Hydro-Quebec employee charged with spying for China, Canadian police say

OTTAWA, Nov 14 (Reuters) – A Hydro-Quebec employee and researcher, whose work related to battery materials, has been charged with espionage for allegedly trying to steal trade secrets for the benefit of China, said the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) on Monday. Yuesheng Wang, 35, is scheduled to appear in court in Longueuil, Que., on …

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Mediterranean marine heatwaves threaten coastal livelihoods

Mediterranean marine heatwaves threaten coastal livelihoods

KERKENNAH ISLANDS, Tunisia, Nov 13 (Reuters) – A decade ago, Tunisian fisherman Ahmed Chelli’s nets were swollen with fish and octopus he sold at the local market in the Kerkennah Islands. Today he pulls nothing but “ISIS” – the name locals have given to the blue crabs that have invaded their fishing grounds in the …

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