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Smokers provide steady revenue even in tough budget scenario

Smokers provide steady revenue even in tough budget scenario

Englishmen started living in the area of cities of Hampton and Newport News, hundreds of years ago. It is now a colony named for Elizabeth, the Virgin Queen. They came to the place in search of business opportunities.

After that tobacco business increased to a greater extent, expanding and providing the growing colonies with a global commodity. It was the Revolutionary War of that time known as the Tobacco War.

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Adolescence Alcohol Exposure could cause negative Changes in Brain in Adulthood

Adolescence Alcohol Exposure could cause negative Changes in Brain in Adulthood

A research has showed that repeated alcohol exposure during adolescence causes long-last changes in the region of the brain associated with learning and memory. The research was led by scientists at Duke Medicine who used a rodent model as a surrogate for humans.

Findings of the study have been published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. The study has helped understand how alcohol exposure during adolescence can cause cellular and synaptic abnormalities that negatively affect behavior.

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Health experts say Killer hornets might reach the UK

Health experts say Killer hornets might reach the UK

Health experts in the United Kingdom have warned that the hornets that have killed six people in France could reach the UK.

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Natural History Museum scientist claims Loch Ness exists

Natural History Museum scientist claims Loch Ness exists

A leading scientists working with the Natural History Museum in the UK has claimed that the Loch Ness monster really exists.

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Researchers find crocodile-like amphibian that lived more than 200 million years ago

Researchers find crocodile-like amphibian that lived more than 200 million years

Remains of a crocodile-like amphibian that lived 220-230 million years ago have been unearthed by the Edinburgh University scientists.

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Two medical workers to return for Ebola monitoring

Two medical workers to return for Ebola monitoring

Two military personnel, who were believed to be in close contact with a servicewoman diagnosed with Ebola, are expected to return to the United Kingdom for motoring.

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False Memories sometimes occur in Bumblebees: Study

False Memories sometimes occur in Bumblebees: Study

According to researchers at Queen Mary University of London, bumblebees are capable of keeping in mind for long time the patterns, colors and scents of flowers, but that memory can fail. The study has suggested that memories do not help bumblebees in the long run.

For the study, the researchers gave training to bees to feed on a nectar-like substance they found within artificial flowers that were colored either yellow or with black and white rings.

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Experts warn against government cuts on Kew Garden

Experts warn against government cuts on Kew Garden

A team of experts have said that Government cuts and interference will affect the future of science at Kew Garden.

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‘Choice in End of Life Care’ review makes new recommendations

‘Choice in End of Life Care’ review makes new recommendations

The Choice in End of Life Care review board have made a number of recommendations in order to improve medical care patients who are near the end of their lives. The panel said that people should have the right to choose where they die and where they get treatment.

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Ball looking forward to buy Rexam

Ball looking forward to buy Rexam

US packaging company Ball is approaching a deal to buy British drinks can maker Rexam. The companies are at an advanced stage of negotiating a cash-and-share offer that would value Rexam at around £4 billion ($6.2 billion). According to Rexam, its shareholders will get 407 pence in cash and 0.04568 new Ball share for each Rexam share held, amounting to 628 pence per share.

Rexam directors are recommending an improved 628p a share from Ball. The recommended offer for Rexam comes at a 4% premium to the share price of 448p before the approach from Ball was made public.

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