Heart attack cases rise by more than 5% during football matches, study warns

Tomorrow night, football fans across the UK will tune in at 8pm to watch England and Scotland go head-to-head in the Euros.  While the game is likely to be an anxious affair for many fans, scientists have now warned that watching the football could actually bring on a heart attack.  Researchers from Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz analysed hospital admissions in Germany during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and found that heart attack cases rose by more than five per cent during the tournament.  The team hopes the findings will encourage…

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New murder hornet identified in Washington state that experts can’t figure out where it came from 

Guess who’s back, back again? Murder hornets – so tell a friend. After Washington state‘s Department of Agriculture successfully destroyed a nest of Asian giant hornets in November 2020, another hornet – colloquially known as the murder hornet – has been identified in Snohomish County, Washington. A Marysville resident found and reported the dead bug on June 4 via the agency’s Hornet Watch Report Form. Entomologists determined it was a male, but after looking at its DNA and coloring, they believe it to be unrelated to the Whatcom County or…

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SpaceX will launch a Space Force GPS military satellite with a REUSED Falcon 9 for the first time

The US Pentagon is entrusting Elon Musk‘s SpaceX to deliver a national security satellite into orbit for the Space Force by means of a reused rocket. The Falcon 9 booster is the same used to launch the GPS III SV04 satellite last November and today marks the first time a recycled rocket will be used in a similar mission. The 230-foot-tall Falcon 9, topped with the GPS III SV05, is set to take off at 12:09pm ET from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station’s Launch Complex 40. GPS III SV05 will…

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Sony announces PS5 beta program ahead of ‘major’ system update | Engadget – Engadget

If you’d like to test out new PlayStation 5 features before they go live for everyone, here’s your chance. Sony is opening a beta program for PS5 system software. The company is working on a major update for later this year, and it’s looking for users to try the upcoming features. For now, signups are limited to PS5 owners in the US, UK, Canada, Japan, Germany and France. You’ll need to be over the age of 18 to take part. If you’re selection, you’ll receive an email with info on…

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Scientists reveal where the most polluted air is in Europe

Newcastle is one of the worst cities in Europe for air pollution, according to a new report. Six of the top 20 cities with the highest nitrogen dioxide (NO2) levels are in the UK, the analysis found, with Leeds, Edinburgh and Slough also faring badly. NO2 is a pollutant found in vehicle emissions which can cause respiratory distress and asthma. Scroll down for video Air quality: Six of the top 20 cities with the highest nitrogen dioxide (NO2) levels are in the UK, a new report has found, with Leeds, Edinburgh…

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Amazon’s fourth-gen Echo and Anker battery packs are on sale ahead of Prime Day – The Verge

Just ahead of Prime Day, Apple has begun its annual back-to-school promotion, including free AirPods when you purchase an eligible Mac or iPad. It’s a similar deal to last year’s offer, where the standard AirPods are offered by default, but at checkout you can upgrade to the model that includes the wireless charging case for $40, or the AirPods Pro for an extra $90. As for what devices are eligible for the free AirPods on Apple’s education site, it starts with the $499 iPad Air (latest gen with USB-C), moving…

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Chinese scientists force male rats to give BIRTH

A male rat in China has given birth by Caesarean section after a ‘vile’ experiment that involved joining it to a female rat and transplanting a uterus. Speaking to MailOnline, PETA’s Senior Science Policy, Advisor Emily McIvor, described it as ‘frankenscience’ and a ‘vile study’ on sensitive creatures that feel pain, joy and loneliness.  The team, from the Naval Medical University in Shanghai, were inspired to see if an embryo could survive in a ‘male uterus’ by male seahorses who give birth.  They joined a male and female rat together…

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Humans ‘cannot cheat ageing and death’, scientists say

From vitamins to health plans, exercise programs and strict dieting regimes, the available options for lengthening our lifespan are in abundance. But a new scientific study from biologists suggests they’re all totally useless, as there’s nothing humans can do to ‘cheat death’.  The study authors, representing 42 institutions across 14 countries, analysed information on humans and 30 non-human primates.  They found that all species have succeeded in living longer over time by reducing the rates of infant and juvenile mortality, due to better living conditions.  No matter how many vitamins we take,…

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Everywhere T.Rex rose to dominance, their juveniles took over, study finds

It’s often referred to as the ‘King of the Dinosaurs’, and now a new study has revealed that T.Rex was a tyrant from a young age. Researchers from the University of Maryland suggest that everywhere T.Rex rose to dominance, their juveniles took over and wiped out all other medium-sized predators. While previous research has suggested that medium-sized predators disappeared due to a lack of prey, the new findings suggest that teen T.Rex may actually be to blame. Scroll down for video  Researchers from the University of Maryland suggest that everywhere…

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Everywhere T.Rex rose to dominance, their juveniles took over, study finds – Daily Mail

It’s often referred to as the ‘King of the Dinosaurs’, and now a new study has revealed that T.Rex was a tyrant from a young age. Researchers from the University of Maryland suggest that everywhere T.Rex rose to dominance, their juveniles took over and wiped out all other medium-sized predators. While previous research has suggested that medium-sized predators disappeared due to a lack of prey, the new findings suggest that teen T.Rex may actually be to blame. Scroll down for video  Researchers from the University of Maryland suggest that everywhere…

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