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Omega-3s cut fatal heart attack risk 10%: Study

Omega-3s cut fatal heart attack risk 10%: Study

WASHINGTON — Consuming foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as salmon, sardines and anchovies, can reduce risk of a deadly heart attack by 10 per cent, a study out Monday ...

The spread of contagious cancer

The spread of contagious cancer

NEW YORK — The ocean contains a vast number of living things, including many, many pathogens — from bacteria that thrive on coral to fungi that infect lobsters. A drop of...

Dormant black hole ‘awakens’ to devour star

Dormant black hole ‘awakens’ to devour star

PARIS — Scientists reported on Wednesday (June 22) that they witnessed in unprecedented detail a star being ripped to shreds and devoured by a dormant supermassive black hole.