Hair strands could reveal lifestyle secrets of criminals

Emerging hair analysis techniques could help reveal vital lifestyle information about crime suspects. Credit: Glen P. Jackson, Ph.D. Hair fiber analysis, a forensic crime tool with a questionable past, could soon have a brighter future thanks to the development of a more refined scientific technique that could reveal much about a person’s lifestyle. Scientists say the new technique could potentially provide investigators with vital clues about a person’s age, sex, body mass, diet and exercise habits that could help them hone in on potential suspects. The researchers will present their…

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FASCINATING CHARTS REVEAL WHAT FOODS AMERICANS HAVE BEEN GOOGLING

KALE HAS OFFICIALLY HAD its day. According to data from Google, search interest in the leafy green peaked the week of January 5, 2014, and has been declining ever since. Today, people are all about cauliflower. Searches for Moscow mule are up, too. America’s culinary search history says a lot about the country’s changing appetites, but there’s more to be gleaned from that data than what people are eating. Designer Moritz Stefaner and his team at Truth & Beauty worked with Google News Labs to produce a captivating data visualization project they call The Rhythm…

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Images reveal crashed Mars lander

The European Space Agency has tried hard to avoid using the words “crash” or “failure” about its attempted Mars landing but the fate of the spacecraft is cruelly exposed in new pictures. The Schiaparelli lander is seen in greater detail than ever before, lying on the Martian surface. It is well within its intended landing zone but obviously unable to function. The images, gathered by Nasa, could provide important new clues about what went wrong. They show a dark patch around the capsule – a possible hint that a fuel…

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NASA to reveal ‘surprising’ activity on Jupiter’s moon

There’s something going on beneath the surface of Jupiter’s icy moon Europa. But what? NASA teased a “surprising” announcement for Monday, based on Hubble Space Telescope images of the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface ocean, even possibly some form of life. The US space agency has already proclaimed that Europa has “strong evidence for an ocean of liquid water beneath its crust and which could host conditions favorable for life.” At Monday’s announcement, “astronomers will present results from a unique Europa observing campaign that resulted…

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‘Surprising Jupiter activity’: What will NASA reveal? (POLL)

NASA have found evidence of “surprising activity” on Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa, and speculation as to what the space agency is preparing to reveal has gone into overdrive. Last week, NASA announced that they will be holding a media call on Monday (September 26) at 2 p.m. EDT to reveal new findings and images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope which contains “surprising evidence of activity” on Europa. Despite the massive alien spoiler, Twitter users appear more convinced of the existence of evidence of extraterrestrial life than ever before. Some…

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EPIC WWE FLASHBACK: When Chris Jericho took off Rey Mysterio’s mask to reveal his identity!

New Delhi: Sometimes in sporting events, several celebrities from the entertainment world try to hide their identity by wearing a mask. But some people just do it to look different from other superstars. Whenever there is a mention of a superstar wearing a mask, one of the names which immediately comes to mind is of Rey Mysterio. Mysterio was a part of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) from July 2002 until February 2015. He was known for his high-flying abilites in the ring. Although he was just 5ft 6inches tall, not…

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