NASA discovers Earth-sized planet

NASA discovers Earth-sized planet

The area where the discovery occurred was identified as habitable.

The planet is called “TOI 700 d” and is relatively close to Earth, a hundred light-years away, the US space agency said.
The discovery belonged to the TESS satellite, “designed and launched specifically to find Earth-sized planets and orbiting nearby stars”, said Paul Hertz who is the director of NASA’s astrophysics division.

Child receives prosthesis and hugs brother for the first time

Child receives prosthesis and hugs brother for the first time

Jacob is five years old and was born prematurely, missing most of his left arm.

Gemma Turner and Chris Scrimshaw have raised about € 18,000 so that their son could have a personalized prosthetic arm.

The arm was designed by Ben Ryan, a former psychology professor who resigned to start a denture company after his son was amputated 10 days after he was born.

More than 300 million people suffer from rare diseases

More than 300 million people suffer from rare diseases

Systemic sclerosis, polycythemia or Marfan syndrome (MFS) are some of the diseases.

More than 300 million people all over the world suffer from diseases that are considered to be rare, according to a study published in the European Journal of Human Genetics.