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US twin astronaut, Russian to spend year in orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A former space shuttle commander whose twin brother is married to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will attempt the longest spaceflight ever by an American.

US, Russia name crew for yearlong space mission

MOSCOW: NASA and Russia’s Roscosmos have named the two men who will spend a year aboard the International Space Station to gather more data about the effects of weightlessness on humans.

Exercise before school improves concentration

COPENHAGEN: Cycling or walking to school increases a child’s ability to concentrate in the classroom, the results of a Danish study published Friday showed.

Japan’s new nuclear-proof robot gets stage fright

YOKOHAMA: A Japanese robot designed to withstand high levels of radiation and extreme heat at damaged nuclear plants such as Fukushima froze on Wednesday on its first pu

Vatican launches new Latin academy with Tweet

VATICAN CITY: The head of the Vatican’s pontifical council for culture on Wednesday announced the launch of a new academy for the teaching of Latin with a Tweet written in the ancient language.

Cut back on Salt, Experts Advise

We eat many things everyday without knowing their effects on our health.

Tired after cancer treatment? Walking may help

People who have been treated for cancer often have lingering fatigue, but a new analysis of more than three dozen studies suggests regular walking or cycling might help boost their energy.

Vitamin E

Vitmin E (alpha-tocopherol acetate) is a very popular vitamin, as many people believe it is the vitamin that will slow down the aging process and keep their skin looking fresh and young.

Sharm El-Sheikh, city of peace

Sharm El-Sheikh’s beautiful beaches and the desert activities make the city one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Middle East.

Unemployment increases chances of heart attacks

CHICAGO: Unemployment hurts more than your wallet — it may damage your heart. That’s according to a study linking joblessness with heart attacks in older American workers.

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