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Indonesian tribe of 'fish people' evolve giant spleens for deep diving

Indonesian tribe of 'fish people' evolve giant spleens for deep diving

The adaptation, the researchers say, is a rare example of natural selection in modern humans - and one that could provide medically relevant insight into how humans manage acute hypoxia. And Edward Gilbert-Kawai, a physician-physiologist at the University of London, notes also "it is highly unlikely that spleen size is controlled by only one gene".


Virat Kohli believes county stint will help him improve as a batsman

Virat Kohli believes county stint will help him improve as a batsman

He wants to avoid a repeat of his poor form on English soil and plans to train there, to prepare for India's tour, starting July. Ahead of India's tour of England, captain Virat Kohli is eager to get acclimatised to the conditions and is keen to get a county stint before the series begins.


Mecca Masjid case: Resignation of judge rejected

Mecca Masjid case: Resignation of judge rejected

Owaisi had earlier alleged that the NIA had intentionally botched the probe into case. Reddy, was among the 11 subordinate court judges who were suspended by the Hyderabad High Court in June 2016. Two other accused - Sandeep V Dange and Ramchandra Kalsangra - are absconding while another accused Sunil Joshi died. A total of 226 witnesses were examined during the trial and as many as 411 documents were exhibited.


Pioneering autism researcher Asperger 'actively co-operated' with Nazis, study says

Pioneering autism researcher Asperger 'actively co-operated' with Nazis, study says

Czech reported that Asperger referred severely disabled children to the Am Spiegelgrund clinic in Vienna, where hundreds of children - many of them with severe mental disabilities - were killed during World War II. The girl died there three months later. Czech concluded that Asperger was in fact heavily involved in rolling out Third Reich policy. A preserved piece of Herta Schreiber's brain was found in Asperger's clinic in the 1990s and was buried in 2002, according to Dr.


E. coli outbreak linked to lettuce now in sixteen states

E. coli outbreak linked to lettuce now in sixteen states

New cases were reported to the CDC in Arizona, Alaska, California, Montana and Louisiana. Young children, the elderly, and the immune-compromised are at risk of developing Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS), a potentially life-threatening illness that can cause kidney failure .


Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria: What We Know and Don't Know

Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria: What We Know and Don't Know

Syria referred to US threats of missile strikes as "reckless escalation", the state news agency said. Mattis also ignored a question about whether he was concerned about telegraphing US military moves in Syria, a question appearing to refer to Trump's earlier tweet on Wednesday.