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Bumblebees have Social Learning Ability

Bumblebees have Social Learning AbilityThe study on bumblebee's ability to learn by themselves by researchers from School of Environmental Sciences has revealed that bumblebees are capable of learning feats for treats. They revealed that bees have brilliant tendency to learn from each other i. e. process of social learning.

Oophorectomy Reduces Risks of Ovarian Cancer in Women with BRCA1 Gene Mutation

Oophorectomy Reduces Risks of Ovarian Cancer in Women with BRCA1 Gene MutationUndergoing oophorectomy by the age of 35 can help women with BRCA1 gene mutation to reduce risks of developing ovarian cancer. Women with BRCA1 gene mutation are at greater risk of developing breast cancer or ovarian cancer and removal of ovaries by the age of 35 helps in reducing 80% risks of developing ovarian cancer, said researchers.

Public Health Agency of Canada Cautions Travelers about Outbreak of Chikungunya Virus

Public Health Agency of Canada Cautions Travelers about Outbreak of Chikungunya VirusThe Public Health Agency of Canada has issued a notice for public, who are travelling to the Caribbean, regarding the outbreak of the chikungunya virus. In a statement, the agency warned travelers to take proper care of themselves.

Tesla has not yet determined the cause behind Model S fire in Toronto

TeslaElectric car maker Tesla Motors is probing an earlier-this-month fire incident which involved the company's Model S sedan. The fire incident took place in Toronto, Canada, when a Model S sedan was parked in its owner's own garage.

Spread of MERS Virus among Health Workers a cause for Concern

Spread of MERS Virus among Health Workers a cause for Concern“The concentration of vulnerable patients, the frequent movement of patients, and the many daily contacts make health- care facilities the perfect breeding ground for MERS-CoV transmission”, wrote infection control experts in a journal editorial.

Genetically-Modified Purple Tomatoes have Anti-Inflammatory Effects

TomatoesNorwich (UK) scientists have harvested genetically-modified purple tomatoes in Canada. The crop has been grown in Canada due to lenient restrictions on GM products.

The bumper crop has been harvested in a 5,000 sq ft glasshouse in Ontario. Scientists are quite sure to yield 2,000 litres of purple juice from it and the first 1,200 litres of juice will be shipped to Norwich.

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