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New Research Classifies Diabetes in Five Types

New Research Classifies Diabetes in Five Types

Diabetes is complex health condition which deteriorates lifestyle of patients and currently, medical experts classify diabetes as Type I and Type II diabetes. However, a new research suggests that diabetes can be classified in five different types. Researchers from Sweden and Finland consider five different types of diabetes and suggest that it would be better if patients are offered different treatment based on their condition. It could be more effective if personalized treatment can be offered for diabetes, the research team added.

Common Swift Can Remain Airborne for 10 Months without Landing: Study

Common Swift Can Fly for Ten Months without Landing: Research

Common swift can remain airborne for nearly 10 months during the long migration from Europe to Africa. The research team tracking movement of common swifts found that the birds leave their European roosts in July and migrate towards central and western Africa. The research team from Lund University in Sweden noted amazing capabilities of swifts to feed in air and even mate in certain situations, without touching ground. The team also noticed that swifts don’t touch land but they land on branches, houses or nest boxes.

Fish Fossil Offers More Information on Evolution of Animal Jaws: Research

Fish Fossil Offers More Information on Evolution of Animal Jaws: Research

After analyzing 423 million year old fish fossils, researchers from Sweden and China have offered interesting information about evolution of animal jaws. The research team analyzed fish fossils found in China's Yunnan province belonging to Qilinyu rostrata fish species. The study results have been published in journal Science.

Young fish getting addicted to eating plastic in seas: Research

Young fish getting addicted to eating plastic in seas, researchers say

Swedish researchers have found that young fish have become somewhat addicted to eating plastic in the seas, quite like teenagers are inclined to unhealthy fast food. Reported in journal Science, their study has discovered that exposure to high concentrations of polystyrene is behind making perch larvae inclined towards the particles rather than other natural foods. Due to plastic exposure, the young perch are tinnier, slower and face high risk of predators. The researchers have even urged for a ban over plastic micro-beads in cosmetics.

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Dung Beetles Capture Picture of Sky While Dancing on ball of Manure, Find Scientists

Dung Beetles Capture Picture of Sky While Dancing on ball of Manure, Find Scientists

According to researchers, dung beetles are capable of capturing a mental picture of the positions of the Sun, the Moon and the stars and can used the photograph during navigation.

Swedish scientists have claimed that the beetles click the image of the sky when they were dancing on a manure ball. When the beetles roll away with their malodorous prize, they compare the captured picture with their present location.

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Astronomers Discover Faint Object in Alpha Centauri Star System

Astronomers Discover Faint Object in Alpha Centauri Star System

Astronomers and the entire scientific community are puzzled ever since they have discovered something strange in our outer solar system. It is a faint object located in the Alpha Centauri star system that is closest to earth, said astronomers.

Researchers after analyzing the data said that the newly discovered object can be a star. Astronomers in their research posted on arXiv detailed that the object is orbiting our own sun in the outer area of our solar system.

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