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作者:湛炮愍  时间:2019-03-04 03:10:01  人气:

It sits between Australia and New Caledonia on marine charts but Sandy Island has now officially been “undiscovered” by Australian researchers. The team aboard the Southern Surveyor went in search of the 24 by 5 kilometre island that has appeared in world maps since 2000, but came across nothing but blue sea in its supposed location. Israel has successfully tested a 300-kilometre-range missile defence system called David’s Sling. The rockets will give protection over a far greater range than the 75 kilometres provided by the country’s Iron Dome system. More family doctors should give teenagers prescriptions in advance for emergency “morning-after” contraception. So says the American Academy of Pediatrics, which cites research demonstrating that teens are more likely to use emergency contraception if it’s readily to hand (Pediatrics, doi.org/jt2). Transplant pioneer dies The Nobel prizewinning doctor who pioneered organ transplants has died, aged 93. Joseph Murray, who performed the world’s first successful kidney transplant in 1954, passed away at the same Boston hospital in which he conducted the ground-breaking surgery, following a stroke. A dolphin serial killer is on the loose. A $30,000 reward will be given to anyone who catches the killer or killers of six dolphins that have recently washed ashore around the Gulf of Mexico. One of the dolphins had been stabbed with a screwdriver; the others were shot or mutilated. Under the US Marine Mammal Protection Act, killing a dolphin is punishable by a fine of up to $100,