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Webb reveals an exoplanet atmosphere as never seen before

The NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope scored another first: a molecular and chemical portrait of a distant world’s skies. While Webb and other space telescopes, including the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, have previously revealed isolated ingredients of this heated planet’s atmosphere, the new readings provide a full menu of atoms, molecules, and even signs of

Drinking during pregnancy changes the baby’s brain structure

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are a range of diseases that can affect the fetus if alcohol is consumed while pregnant. Babies born with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may experience developmental delays in speech and language, learning disabilities, or behavior problems. Unfortunately, many pregnant women are unaware of the influence of alcohol on the fetus during

Blood pressure highly likely to cause neurotic personality trait

High blood pressure is a leading cardiovascular disease risk factor and is considered to be associated with psychological factors. However, the causal relationships between blood pressure and anxiety, depressive symptoms, neuroticism, and subjective wellbeing are unclear. A new study assessed the genetic relationships between blood pressure and anxiety, depressive symptoms, neuroticism, and subjective well-being. Scientists

A new study has revealed the true shape of the Milky Way’s halo of stars

A new study has offered significant insights into a host of astrophysical subject areas, as it reveals the true shape of the diffuse cloud of stars surrounding the disk of our galaxy. This cloud of stars, known as a stellar halo, was believed to be largely spherical. According to a new model, this stellar halo

Oxford jury hears of ‘road rage’ incident that led to Luton shooting

A dad described the terrifying moment his toddler was picked up by an associate of ‘Big Billy’ hours before another man was shot in the head in a residential street. Imran Hussain’s ‘road rage’ encounter with the sister of Bilal ‘Big Billy’ Ahmed on September 20 is said to have kicked off a chain of

Three teens arrested over ‘stabbing’ in Wood Farm of Oxford

Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a stabbing in Wood Farm. Thames Valley Police said the trio - an 18-year-old man and boys aged 17 and 16 - were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and robbery. They remain in custody.  The arrests follow an 18-year-old man being stabbed in the

Asda offers £2 cash incentive to customers who book their flu jab

With cases of the flu on the rise, Asda is encouraging customers who haven’t already had their flu jab to book an appointment at one of its 245 in-store pharmacies. As an incentive to book their jab, customers with the Asda Rewards app who book online will be credited £2 into their cash pots, until

Expensive handbags stolen during Abingdon home burglary

Foxcombe Road in Abingdon (Image: Google) Expensive handbags were among valuable items stolen in a burglary. The bags were taken after thieves broke into a house through an upstairs window. The burglary in Foxcombe Road, Boars Hill near Abingdon, happened some time between 4.30pm and 7.30pm on Saturday November 19. Police reminded residents "to check all windows and

Two Oxfordshire schools partially close due to staff sickness

Two schools are partly closed today due to staff shortages. Endeavour Academy in Headington is only part open on Wednesday November 23. Due to staff sickness, two Year 11 pupils, one Year 12 pupil and one Year 9 pupil will be working from home. Lydalls Nursery School in Didcot is also part open due to staff sickness today.

How to Make the Most of Black Friday Without Becoming Overwhelmed

Holiday shopping season will officially begin this week with the Black Friday sales on Nov. 25. Typically the busiest shopping day of the year, the sale event has extended to become a multiple-day promotion for many retailers, extending into Cyber Monday—aimed at encouraging e-commerce driven purchases—and sometimes beyond. Navigating these sales for bargains and holiday

The Best Toys of 2022

Our Best Toys of 2022 offer a variety of ways to play. Kids can stay active with the Vital Hero Digimon wearable game band. The Craft-Tastic Nature Scavenger Hunt Potions let them get creative outdoors. And the Vex Robotics Art Start mixes art with engineering. The editors of TIME for Kids share their picks for

Exclusive: MLB Execs Say There’s no Collusion in Aaron Judge Free Agency

Major League Baseball (MLB) executives tell TIME that the league had finished its inquiry into potential collusion between two owners to suppress the free agent market for superstar slugger Aaron Judge. MLB says it found no collusion in this instance. “We’ve completed our investigation,” a senior MLB executive told TIME. “And we’ve notified the MLBPA

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Blue Jean Baby! FRAME’s Black Friday Sale Is Here — Save Up to 60% Off!

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15 of the Best Nordstrom Black Friday Deals — Up to 68% Off!

Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Black Friday at Nordstrom! It’s begun! Thousands and thousands of holiday deals have arrived, but only for a limited time! Most-wanted fashion and accessories, luxury beauty, elevated home decor — Nordstrom has it all, and it’s all on

XOXO! Revisit Gossip Girl’s Iconic Thanksgiving Episodes

Relationships and alliances may have changed over the six seasons of Gossip Girl, but there was one thing fans could always count on: Thanksgiving drama. With the exception of season 5, Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively), Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester), Nate Archibald (Chace Crawford), Dan Humphrey (Penn Badgley), and Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick) found themselves

‘27 Dresses’ Cast: Where Are They Now? Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, More

Always a bridesmaid! 27 Dresses captivated audiences in 2008 with its rom-com story line, empowering female lead and variety of ugly bridesmaid gowns. The romantic story of Jane (Katherine Heigl) being obsessed with weddings — while pining over her boss George (Edward Burns) — is a tale as old as time. While Jane falls victim