Trader Joe's issues Recall on Triple Ginger Brew after reports of Exploding

Trader Joe's issues Recall on Triple Ginger Brew after reports of Exploding

Chain of specialty grocery stores, Trader Joe's, has made an announcement to recall its Triple Ginger Brew beverage on a national scale after people claimed that many unopened bottles are exploding and shattering on shelves.

Monrovia headquartered Trader Joe's said in a statement that people who have bought its Triple Ginger Brew should handle the bottles with care. They should dispose of bottles right after in a container, the company added.

Scientists find new species of dinosaur with an intriguing appendage: a ‘sail’ on its back

Scientists find new species of dinosaur with an intriguing appendage: a ‘sail’ on its back

A new species of dinosaur with a fascinating appendage, a ‘sail’ on its back, has been discovered by scientists. So far, scientists have no idea about what was the purpose of this unique feature for the dinosaur.

They have been pondering over it, guessing could the feature have helped the animal in regulating body temperature? Or, did the dinosaur arrogantly use the sail for showoff?

In a paper published on Wednesday in the journal ‘PLOS ONE’, researchers have described the new dinosaur species as Morelladon beltrani.

Girls born conjoined at skull and membrane revisit hospital that separated them 13 years back

Girls born conjoined at skull and membrane revisit hospital that separated them 13 years back

Over 13 years after getting separate, formerly conjoined twin sisters Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Alvarez, also known as the ‘Las Dos Marias’, gave a visit at the Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA. They brought cheer to the doctors and nurses who were behind their separation.

As per the UCLA website, the identical twin sisters were just a year old when they went under a complicate, complex and draining 23-hour long surgery for separation. They were born conjoined at the skull and membrane that shields and protects the brain.

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Astrazeneca to Acquire 55% Stake in Acerta for $4 Billion

Astrazeneca to Acquire 55% Stake in Acerta for $4 Billion

AstraZeneca said on Thursday that it has signed a deal to buy 55% stake in the privately held biotech firm Acerta Pharma for $4 billion. The new deal will provide Acerta an access to a new type of drug for fighting blood cancers.

As per the deal, AstraZeneca will pay $2.5 billion right now and the left amount will be paid either on receipt of the first regulatory approval for the medicine acalabrutinib or at the end of 2018, depending on what will come first.

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70% to 90% of cancers are due to external risk factors: Study

70% to 90% of cancers are due to external risk factors: Study

A new study has cancelled ‘bad luck hypothesis’ in cancer occurrence by unveiling that outside influences play a far greater role. Nine out of 10 cancers take place due to environmental and external factors like smoking, drinking, and sun exposure and air pollution.

It means that there are many cancers that may be preventable than previously thought. The researchers have suggested that people should be introduced healthy lifestyle changes in order to reduce their risk of getting diagnosed with cancer.

Elderly ESRD patients have 50% less chances of getting infected with shingles after taking shingles vaccine

1A--Elderly ESRD patients have 50% less chances of getting infected with shingles after taking shingles vaccine

According to a latest study, elderly patients suffering from end-stage renal disease, or ESRD, who get the shingles vaccine, were 50% less likely to be get shingles infection. Shingles itself is risky for people above 65 years.

A separate research recently discovered that shingles patients were over twice as likely as other people above age 65 to suffer a stroke and almost double as likely to suffer a heart attack during first 7 days post diagnosis.

Dinosaur with Sail on its Back Discovered in Spanish Province

Dinosaur with Sail on its Back Discovered

On Wednesday, scientists have unearthed fossilized remains of a medium-sized dinosaur they named Morelladon, a four-legged herbivore that measured 6 meters (20 feet) long near the town of Morella in Spain's Castellón Province. On analyzing the series of bony spines on the back of the dinosaur, scientists predicted that the unusual sail-backed dinosaur was having sail like structure that roamed around Spain some 125 million years ago. Morelladon is known from a partial skeleton including the spines, other vertebrae, pelvic bones, a thigh bone and teeth.

Greater Vasa Male Parrots found using tools to make calcium powder

Greater Vasa Male Parrots found using tools to make calcium powder

Greater vasa parrots use tools to make calcium powder for their own use, finds a new study. The method was completely-self-initiated, which also represents a new usage of tools among birds. It is the first time that any non-human has been observed making a nutritional supplement in order to accomplish its own needs.

Giant salamander over 200 years old found in Chinese cave

Giant salamander over 200 years old found in Chinese cave

A giant salamander that could be more than 200 years old has been recently found in the wild in south-western China. The endangered amphibian measuring 1.4m and 52kg was discovered in a cave in Chongqing municipality and was then taken to an official facility for protection purposes and further study.

Chinese giant salamander is said to be in existence for more than 170 million years and is known to move slowly and can be easily hunted. Its nick-name is wa wa yu, or baby fish, in Chinese, because of the high-pitched voices it takes out.

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