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Ice formation on Tibbitt to Contwoyto Winter Road hit by unseasonably warm weather

Ice formation on Tibbitt to Contwoyto Winter Road hit by unseasonably warm weath

In the far reaches of north of Canada, a highway of ice forms atop frozen lakes and tundra each winter, acting as a supply lifeline to distant diamond mines. The highway remains busy with traffic for 2-3 months before the highways melts away in the spring.

The world's busiest ice road has been running late this year. Ice formation on the Tibbitt to Contwoyto Winter Road delayed because of unseasonably warm weather. It has been named after the first and last of hundreds of lakes on the road.

Medical Association to Test Incentive Scheme for Donors

Medical Association to Test Incentive Scheme for Donors

According to the figures released by the United Network for Organ Sharing, approximately 101,000 people are awaiting organ transplant. Every day, 12 people die because they are unable to receive a donor. Stagnancy in donation levels, inclusive of both living and deceased donors, is a primary reason for that.

Inspection program Head dines at Boston’s Restaurant, says It is Safe to Eat at Chipotle

Inspection program Head dines at Boston’s Restaurant, says It is Safe to Eat at

Chipotle Mexican Grill’s Boston restaurant in Cleveland Circle neighborhood is again open for customers. On Monday, The head of Boston’s restaurant inspection program ate at the restaurant on Monday and said everything is fine.

Chipotle spokesman Chris Arnold said the Boston restaurant reopened on Sunday for customers. The restaurant was closed earlier this month when Boston College claimed that 120 of its students fell ill after eating at the Chipotle restaurant. The college said that the students showed symptoms consistent with the company’s norovirus outbreak.

Sequencing Of First Ancient Irish Human Genomes Successfully Performed By Researchers

Sequencing Of First Ancient Irish Human Genomes Successfully Performed By Resear

Scientists have recently sequenced the first genomes from ancient Irish humans. And the teams of geneticists from Trinity College Dublin and archaeologists from Queen’s University Belfast sad the information retrieved from the sequencing will play a vital role in helping know about the origin and culture of Irish people.

According to the findings of the study published in an international journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, the team sequenced the genome of an early farmer woman.

Caught on camera: Crows making tools to hunt for their prey

Caught on camera: Crows making tools to hunt for their prey

Several scientists had earlier seen in the wild crows, similar to human beings, preparing tools for themselves to gather food and at times even to entertain themselves. But for the first time has the act been captured on camera. The scientists, through specially invented crow tailcam, recorded the act in videos to prove their theory. The footage shows New Caledonian crows preparing tools to target their prey in the wild.

515 mm Long Glow-in-the-dark Shark Found in Deep Ocean

515 mm Long Glow-in-the-dark Shark Found in Deep Ocean

Scientists said they have spotted a tiny shark swimming in the deep ocean off the coast of Central America. The creature is so tiny that it could fit in your hand, according to the scientists.

The shark, dubbed as Etmopterus benchleyi, was found in 2010 when a group of researchers was on an expedition off the Central American coastline on the Pacific Ocean side. Since its discovery, scientists could know only a few things about the tiny creature that prefers to live in the darkest parts of the ocean.

Federal Reserve against Marijuana Earnings in Banks

Federal Reserve against Marijuana Earnings in Banks

The aim of the federal government to solve the problem of cash-only dealing in the marijuana industry is being challenged by a pot banking case. The controversy is whether to allow the marijuana dealings to go through the country’s banking system, since pot is an illegal drug. The US Federal Reserve is being compelled by a Colorado-based chartered bank to permit the use of banking system by pot sellers.

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