Good, Bad, and Ugly

Wrong death rate

Blood test may detect lung cancer in early stages

The two-year survival rate is only about 15 percent mainly because the disease, which kills 1.3 people globally a year, is often diagnosed in advanced stages.

Disappearing forests

Brazil’s green ”guardian” quits

This video entry says that “an area the size of the United States” of forest has disappeared in recent years, how can this be possible if the US is bigger than the whole Brazilian territory?? 

Light years

Baby supernova seen right in our neighborhood

The supernova, known as G1.9+0.3, would have made a bright flash when it first exploded 140 years ago but was not seensupernova-180.jpg because dust obscures it, David Green of Britain’s University of Cambridge and colleagues reported.

Caustic comments…

Oxford Street victim faced rape charges

LONDON (Reuters) – The man who was stabbed to death in Oxford Street this week was facing charges of raping a 16-year-old girl and pouring acid over her afterwards to hide the crime, it was revealed on Wednesday.