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A man went to the doctor because of a cough. It turned out that he had a 6-inch lump in his chest.

An otherwise healthy man developed a worrisome cough that lasted for three weeks without any other symptoms. It turned out that the cough was caused by a 7-inch (17.2 cm) mass pushing against his right lung. According to the case description, published on October 30 in Journal of Surgical Case Reports (Opens in a new …

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Have you trained properly for your stage of life? A physician’s guide to maximizing cycling’s potential at every age

The ancient Greek philosopher Hippocrates, often described as the father of medicine, would have made a distinction Sports manager cycling team. More than 2,500 years ago, he advised that “the surest path to health” was to give everyone “just the right amount” of nutrition and exercise. The word hormone also originates from ancient Greek, a …

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The James Webb Telescope produces an unparalleled view of the ghostly light in galaxy clusters

The inner light of cluster SMACS-J0723.3-7327 was acquired with a NIRCAM camera on the JWST board. Data processing by the IAC team to improve detection of low-light intergalactic (black and white) credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI. In galaxy clusters, there is a small fraction of stars that wander in intergalactic space because they are pulled …

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No, physicists haven’t made a real wormhole. What they did was still great

Zoom in / Artist’s illustration of a quantum experiment studying the physics of traversable wormholes. Wormholes are a classic sci-fi trope in popular media, if only because they provide such a practical futuristic tell-tale device to sidestep the issue of violating relativity with faster-than-light travel. In fact, it is purely theoretical. Unlike black holes – …

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A beautiful interactive map of the universe allows you to travel through space-time almost all the way to the Big Bang

A new interactive map of the universe displays the full scope of the known universe in stunning detail and extreme resolution. Astronomers have created the map that shows the true locations and colors of 200,000 galaxies, using two decades’ worth of data collected by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. The interactive map can be downloaded …

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Massive eruption from an icy volcanic comet discovered in the solar system

An artist’s impression of a comet flying through space followed by twin streams of gas and dust. (Image credit: Shutterstock) (Opens in a new tab) A strange volcanic comet has violently erupted, spewing more than a million tons of gas, ice and “potential building blocks of life” into Solar System. The flying comet, known as …

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NASA stated that the SLS Moon rocket exceeded expectations with its historic liftoff

An SLS rocket takes off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. picture: NASA NASA has conducted a preliminary review of the Space Launch System’s inaugural launch, saying the rocket met and even exceeded All expectations. On Wednesday, NASA released its preliminary analysis of the SLS’s performance as it stands Launched on November 16thsend uninhabited …

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