Chest CT Scans Illuminate Mortality Risk in People With COPD

Axial chest CT examination in a 54-year-old participant. A, On the axial noncontrast chest CT image, the pectoralis muscle (PM) area was segmented and measured in the section above the aortic arch. B, The subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) area as the area between the PM and the skin surface on the same section was also measured and the attenuation…
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BJP candidate Dipak Haldar casts vote in Diamond Harbour

South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) , April 6 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Diamond Harbour assembly constituency Dipak Haldar reached the polling booth to cast his vote on Tuesday in the third phase of the West Bengal assembly polls.Haldar cast his vote at Abdalpur FP Primary School in Diamond Harbour."I have cast my vote. There…
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Let Us Now Praise Tiny Ants

Even in the densest human habitations, there are orders of magnitude more ants than there are of us, doing the hard work of making our crumbs disappear.Supported byBy Brooke JarvisPhotographs by Eduard Florin NigaIt is telling, the entomologist Eleanor Spicer Rice writes in her introduction to a new book of ant photography by Eduard Florin Niga,…
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Ready to Hatch

Many animals come from eggs. A female animal lays the eggs. After some time, a baby animal breaks out of the shell. Take a look. Most snakes come from eggs. BARCROFT MEDIA/GETTY IMAGES Female snakes lay eggs on the ground. Some wrap themselves around the eggs to keep them safe and warm. Birds come from…
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