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Chaos in cosmos: System of two stars with three planet-forming discs of gas

A star with a ring of planets orbiting around it -- that is the picture we know from our own solar system and from many of the thousands of exoplanets observed in recent years. But now researchers have discovered a system consisting of two stars with three rotating planet-forming accretion discs around them. It is a binary star where each star has its own planet-forming disc and in addition, there is one large shared disc. All three planet-forming discs are misaligned in relation to one another.
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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Twenty-four countries on Friday agreed to create the world's largest marine park in the Antarctic Ocean, covering a massive 1.55 mln sq km (600,000 sq miles) of ocean.
Experiment cuts years off wait for a kidney transplant if patients agree to drastic-sounding option             
With the election less than two weeks away, Big Soda is preparing for battle. The soda industry, led by the American Beverage Association trade group, is spending many millions of dollars in a carefu
A therapy that corrects the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis could transform treatment, doctors say.
A hormone injection has been shown to be a safe and effective method of contraception - for men.
(Reuters) - Sixteen Native Americans and other protesters were arrested in North Dakota on Thursday in the latest clash between police and demonstrators seeking to halt construction of a disputed oil
The NHS is set to miss its £500m-a-year target for payments from overseas patients treated in England.
The chance of surviving a stroke is linked to the number of trained nurses immediately available to treat patients, researchers find
The paper, analyzing more than 400 patients at two major trauma centers, was commissioned after the 2011 shooting in Arizona of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords - who survived.
Clients and friends often ask me how to cultivate empathy in their children. Instead of only understanding their own point of view, parents want their children to learn how to share, take others' pers
How do you know when your child is just going through a downcast phase or seems more nervous than usual or if something more significant is brewing? What are the signs of a problem that is significant
Photo: Imagine a beautiful girl with thousands of followers on Instagram who leads a glamorous life with incredible photos of traveling the world while she indulges in the riches of life,
(Reuters Health) - Digital distractions, and a more classical one, talking on the phone, are linked to shorter sleeping time and greater daytime sleepiness for teens, Canadian researchers say.
Image Credit: Sarah Khan Imagine you're walking down the street with your child and a stranger shouts, “Get out of my country.Go home terrorist!” You're at the playground, and you notice a mother pull
It's the first rigorous head-to-head test in kids of two generic prescription drugs also used for adults' migraines: topiramate, an anti-seizure medicine, and amitriptyline, an anti-depressant.
Researchers said it was clear that amitriptyline and topiramate hadn’t done better than a placebo. But some doctors were not ready to give up on drug treatment.
It's the first rigorous head-to-head test in kids of two generic prescription drugs also used for adults' migraines: topiramate, an anti-seizure medicine, and amitriptyline, an anti-depressant.
A new kind of bioluminescent sensor causes individual brain cells to imitate fireflies and glow in the dark. The probe is a genetically modified form of luciferase, the enzyme that a number of other s
HealthDay News Some athletes have a higher risk of skin infections, but there are simple ways to reduce that risk, athletic trainers say.
Weed among kids aged 12-17, which is still illegal, has 'been above the national average and rising faster than the national average', says a report by Smart Approaches to Marijuana.
Dennis Thompson, HealthDay News People who undergo an amputation often experience pain and sensation from the limb that's no longer there, a phenomenon doctors call "phantom limb pain."
First of all, I want to thank you. When I wrote this Instagram post, I only expected to recieve comments from other stepmoms who feel the same way about their stepchildren. Your comment, accusing m
In a new study, researchers from the US and Canada have linked increased levels of cannabinoids, the active agent in marijuana, to enhanced low-light vision in vertebrates.
HealthDay News A new study raises questions about the effectiveness of medicines commonly prescribed to prevent migraines in children and teens.
Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News Many American women swear by cranberry juice as a home remedy to help prevent urinary tract infections, but a new study finds no evidence it works.
It’s funny how once you get to know someone, it becomes easy to peg them: “Oh, Sara’s not like that.” “Ah, James, he’s a different type.” But when it comes t
Dennis Thompson, HealthDay News A birth control shot for men shows some promise, but researchers are still struggling to improve its effectiveness and deal with severe side effects.
My profession often finds me outside, walking around in search of the best nature shots and fishing spots. While I tend to get plenty of walking in, my wife and I have found that by using free walking
Ryan MaassCOVENTRY, England, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Doctors may soon be able to use a blood test to diagnose patients with early-stage arthritis years before irreversible symptoms take hold.
Parenting isn't for the faint-hearted. At one point, I was a youth pastor, professional sign language interpreter, wedding photographer, radio host, husband, and father. In that order. Long days a
Eyelash extensions are the beauty trend that’s been picking up steam in the mainstream, so it only makes sense to see what all the fuss is about firsthand.  The concept of eyelash extension
Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Adding vitamin D supplements to asthma medication may be able to significantly reduce the severity of attacks, according to a recent Cochrane Review.
Cuba has a reputation for world-class healthcare. Now, since the thaw in relations between the US and Cuba, US officials are hoping to snap up one of its most important innovations.
OSLO (Reuters) - Global warming is on track to disrupt the Mediterranean region more than any droughts or heatwaves in the past 10,000 years, turning parts of southern Europe into desert by the end of

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