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New Medical Implant ‘Superhemophobic’ Material Will Repel Blood To Avoid Rejection

A new “Superhemophobic” medical implant material being developed at Colorado State University will help prevent “rejection” and other complications arising from medical implants by actually repelling blood away from them, according to a new report published in the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials. One of the biggest and most longstanding issues with medical implants is the possibility of rejection, in which ...

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New Plastic Clothing Material That Cools Skin Would Have Wide-Reaching Impact

From the realm of discoveries you never thought possible, a new plastic clothing material that cools the skin could truly change the way textiles are manufactured. Stanford researchers have found a new textile that’s derived from plastics which can be woven into clothing and help cool the body by up to four degrees. Moisture-wicking technology has already made an impact ...

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Madonna — Still a Material Girl … Even At Cuba's Bargain Rates (PHOTO GALLERY)

Exclusive Details Madonna treated herself to the best hotel digs Havana has to offer for her 58th birthday bash, but still came nowhere close to breaking the bank … not hers, anyway. Sources with direct knowledge of Madge’s 3-day trip tell us she bunked up in Hotel Saratoga’s finest room — the Suite Habana, which typically goes for $ 700 ...

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Madonna — Still a Material Girl … Even At Cuba's Bargain Rates (PHOTO GALLERY)

Exclusive Details Madonna treated herself to the best hotel digs Havana has to offer for her 58th birthday bash, but still came nowhere close to breaking the bank … not hers, anyway. Sources with direct knowledge of Madge’s 3-day trip tell us she bunked up in Hotel Saratoga’s finest room — the Suite Habana, which typically goes for $ 700 ...

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Backstreet Boys: The Story Behind The Chipotle Ad, And Writing New Material With Meghan Trainor

Backstreet Boys are one of the biggest boy bands from the 1990s, and one of their best-known songs is undoubtedly their hit song “I Want It That Way.” And while many people would happily perform the hit song for free in their car or at a karaoke bar, a certain indie-folk performer reportedly refused an offer of $ 250,000 to ...

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Dallas shooting: Bomb material found at suspect's home

Bomb-making material, rifles, ammunition and a combat journal have been found at the home of the suspect in the Dallas shooting, officials say. Five police officers were killed and seven wounded in a hail of gunfire during a protest on Thursday against the shooting of black men by police. The suspect, 25-year-old Micah Johnson, died after a long stand-off with ...

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Earth Has A Brother Named C/2014 S3: Astronomers Find ‘Manx’ Comet Made Of The Same Material As Earth

Astronomers have identified a new kind of tailless “Manx” comet that they believe could hold the key to Earth’s early life. The comet is completely unique in that it is tailless and is made of the same material as Earth. The tailless comet was aptly named a “Manx” comet after the breed of cat that does not have a tail. ...

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Freight Train Derails Near Washington DC, Leaking ‘Hazardous Material’ [Breaking]

A freight train derailed near Washington DC leaking “hazardous material” in to the surrounding area and causing a gas line to break. The incident took place at approximately 6:40 am near the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station in the outskirts of DC. As the train cars piled up alongside the track, emergency responders noted that approximately eleven of the train ...

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CIA: Loudoun Bus Contained Explosive Material After Training Exercise

Last week, the CIA held a training exercise in Loudoun County, Virginia. Part of the exercise that the CIA was doing was using bomb-sniffing dogs to locate explosives. When the exercise was over, the CIA forgot that they had left explosive material under the hood of a Loudoun County school bus. Unaware of what was under the hood of the ...

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The CIA Accidentally Left Explosive Material on a School Bus

Photo: AP Last week, the Washington Post reports, the CIA forgot that it had placed “explosive training material” under the hood of a Loudoun County, Virginia, school bus. The bus took students to and from school on Monday and Tuesday this week—the material still hidden in the engine compartment. Officials said that the material had been used in a training ...

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