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Manila Bulletin
Coolcore wraps your overclocking memory module Generally speaking, overclocking your PC comes at the price of making your sy
Coolcore wraps your overclocking memory module
Manila Bulletin / Posted an hour ago
Generally speaking, overclocking your PC comes at the price of making your system more prone to overheating and, in the long run, this could result in substantial damage to your PC hardware. If only... Read more
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Washington Post
Oliver Sacks, doctor of ‘Awakenings’ and poet laureate of medicine, dies at 82Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks in 2009. (Chris Mcgrath) Oliver Sacks, the
Oliver Sacks, doctor of ‘Awakenings’ and poet laureate of medicine, dies at 82
Washington Post / Posted 3 hours ago
Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks in 2009. (Chris Mcgrath) Oliver Sacks, the world-renowned neurologist and author who chronicled maladies and ennobled the afflicted in books that were regarded as masterpieces of medical literature, died Aug. 30... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Cancer cells retrained to be normal again in new studyROCHESTER, Minn. — In a major breakthrough in the battle against cancer, resear
Cancer cells retrained to be normal again in new study
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
ROCHESTER, Minn. — In a major breakthrough in the battle against cancer, researchers believe they’ve found a way to retrain cancerous cells to die in the same way healthy cells do. A new study out of the Mayo Clinic, published in the journal Nature... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
St Mary’s pavilion nears completionHospital spokeswoman Jerri Cortese said plans are on scheduled for an early fal
St Mary’s pavilion nears completion
The Leader-Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
Hospital spokeswoman Jerri Cortese said plans are on scheduled for an early fall opening with a dedication and blessing ceremony that could happen sometime within the next 30 days. "It's amazing how quickly it's shaping up," she said. The... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
UC Davis launches researchers into startupResearch scientist Paul Feldstein confidently talks about leaving his post at U
UC Davis launches researchers into startup
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 hours ago
Research scientist Paul Feldstein confidently talks about leaving his post at University of California, Davis, soon for a full-time job as the president and chief executive of his own company, a fledgling startup known as DtoR Inc. No one would ever... Read more
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CNET
Electronics-sniffing dog found thumb drive with ex-Subway pitchman's porn stashTechnically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken o
Electronics-sniffing dog found thumb drive with ex-Subway pitchman's porn stash
CNET / Posted 21 hours ago
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. But was it just traditional policing and online detection processes that captured his behavior? It seems not. Crucial to the case was the role of a... Read more
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New Kerala
Kenya seeks to set up anti-doping testing lab Kenya Athletics (AK) officials want China and Norway together with World Anti
Kenya seeks to set up anti-doping testing lab
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Kenya Athletics (AK) officials want China and Norway together with World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to speed up their efforts to build a sample testing laboratory in Nairobi to boost the fight against... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Curry Mile superstore fined for selling 'lamb' mince made almost entirely with beefAs part of a series of inspections across the city in 2014 following the UK hor
Curry Mile superstore fined for selling 'lamb' mince made almost entirely with beef
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
As part of a series of inspections across the city in 2014 following the UK horse meat scandal, Manchester food hygiene officers visited a number of outlets in a bid to combat food fraud. Samples of meat were taken and sent to a laboratory to be... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Robert W. Hoffmaster , age 95, of Alliance, passed away at 5:20 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at McC
Robert W. Hoffmaster
The Alliance Review / Posted yesterday
, age 95, of Alliance, passed away at 5:20 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at McCrea Manor. He was born Jan. 8, 1920, in Salem, Ohio, to Lloyd and Phoebe (Spink) Hoffmaster and resided in the Alliance area most... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Test Drive: New Audi TT a multi-faceted jewelAudi's new 2016 TT Coupe is an expression of car design at its purest. Its clea
Test Drive: New Audi TT a multi-faceted jewel
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
Audi's new 2016 TT Coupe is an expression of car design at its purest. Its clean, smart lines set the standard for affordable sports cars. With its all-wheel-drive set-up and potent turbocharged engine, the TT is also the perfect car to charge up... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Jodey Arrington talks about attending Katrina anniversary events with Former President George W. BushFormer President George W. Bush and his wife Laura visited New Orleans on Frida
Jodey Arrington talks about attending Katrina anniversary events with Former President George W. Bush
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
Former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura visited New Orleans on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. President Bush spoke at the historic Warren Easton Charter High School, which was filled with students and... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Jodey Arrington talks about attending Katrina anniversary events with Former President George W. BushFormer President George W. Bush and his wife Laura visited New Orleans on Frida
Jodey Arrington talks about attending Katrina anniversary events with Former President George W. Bush
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
Former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura visited New Orleans on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. President Bush spoke at the historic Warren Easton Charter High School, which was filled with students and... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Jodey Arrington talks about attending Katrina anniversary events with Former President George W. BushFormer President George W. Bush and his wife Laura visited New Orleans on Frida
Jodey Arrington talks about attending Katrina anniversary events with Former President George W. Bush
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted yesterday
Former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura visited New Orleans on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. President Bush spoke at the historic Warren Easton Charter High School, which was filled with students and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
A laboratory for refugee politics: inside Passau, the 'German Lampedusa'As dawn breaks, ghost-like figures with sunken heads laden with babies, bundles
A laboratory for refugee politics: inside Passau, the 'German Lampedusa'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
As dawn breaks, ghost-like figures with sunken heads laden with babies, bundles of food and clothing can be seen trudging slowly along the autobahn. Alongside the usual tips on tailbacks and delays, traffic bulletins on the local radio alert drivers... Read more
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The Atlantic
Inside the Pentagon’s Manhunting MachineAt the cutting edge of the U.S. military’s campaigns against al-Qaeda and its o
Inside the Pentagon’s Manhunting Machine
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
At the cutting edge of the U.S. military’s campaigns against al-Qaeda and its offshoots over the past 14 years has been an organization still unused to the spotlight. Born from the wreckage of the United States’s failed attempt to rescue its hostages... Read more
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PhysOrg
Smallest 3-D camera offers brain surgery innovationA laboratory prototype of MARVEL, one of the world's smallest 3-D cameras. MARV
Smallest 3-D camera offers brain surgery innovation
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
A laboratory prototype of MARVEL, one of the world's smallest 3-D cameras. MARVEL is in the center foreground. On the display is a 3-D image of the interior of a walnut, taken by MARVEL previously, which has characteristics similar to that of a... Read more
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Philly.com
Artist-neuroscientists light up the brainThe duo, who met eight years ago in graduate school and started making art toge
Artist-neuroscientists light up the brain
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
The duo, who met eight years ago in graduate school and started making art together in 2013, say the branches and twists of the brain are just as art-inspiring as any landscape. "Our work is sometimes treated as kitschy nonsense - 'Oh look, the... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Two New Military Health Clinics To Benefit Bay CountyPANAMA CITY BEACH-- The Department Of Veteran Affairs is partnering with the Na
Two New Military Health Clinics To Benefit Bay County
WJHG Panama City / Posted 2 days ago
PANAMA CITY BEACH-- The Department Of Veteran Affairs is partnering with the Navy to bring two new medical clinics to Northwest Florida. Engineers say the clinics will benefit a lot of people. Stephanie Cantrell is retired from the Air Force, and... Read more
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SportsFan
Jamie McConachy cobalt case thrown outJamie McConachy is the latest Queensland trainer to have his conviction and pen
Jamie McConachy cobalt case thrown out
SportsFan / Posted 2 days ago
Jamie McConachy is the latest Queensland trainer to have his conviction and penalty for cobalt offences quashed because of a legal technicality. Earlier this week Glen Baker had his two-year ban overturned and on Friday McConachy's 18-month... Read more
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The Advocate
President Obama highlights the work of residents, government in the region’s recoveryPresident Barack Obama marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Thursda
President Obama highlights the work of residents, government in the region’s recovery
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
President Barack Obama marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Thursday with a speech that highlighted the work that residents, local officials and his administration have done to help New Orleans recover from one of the worst disasters the... Read more
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Washington Post
How to make friends (with Drake) and influence people — Meet Babeo Baggins of Barf TroopBabeo Baggins is the leader of Barf Troop, a transgressive, Tumblr-born rap col
How to make friends (with Drake) and influence people — Meet Babeo Baggins of Barf Troop
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Babeo Baggins is the leader of Barf Troop, a transgressive, Tumblr-born rap collective that sounds like the future. (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post) As day jobs go, working retail at Urban Outfitters in Chinatown was pretty okay, but Aspen knew... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Obama visits New Orleans, says city `moving forward'NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the people of the New Orleans a
Obama visits New Orleans, says city `moving forward'
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the people of the New Orleans area have demonstrated "extraordinary resilience" and are an example of how good people can come together. Obama marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Tomingley mining manager vying for national awardDubbo's Simone Painter began her working life at a Western Australian mine site
Tomingley mining manager vying for national award
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
Dubbo's Simone Painter began her working life at a Western Australian mine site where a workforce of 250 included five women, four of them cleaners. Processing manager at Alkane Resources' Tomingley Gold Operations Simone Painter is representing NSW... Read more
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Socialist Worker
Outrage over decision to let Chilean navy 'torture ship' dock in LondonChilean political refugees in Britain have reacted with outrage at the decision
Outrage over decision to let Chilean navy 'torture ship' dock in London
Socialist Worker / Posted 2 days ago
Chilean political refugees in Britain have reacted with outrage at the decision to allow the Chilean navy ship Esmeralda to dock in London. Following Chilean dictator general Augusto Pinochet’s military coup in 1973 the Esmeralda was used as an... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Hazmat scare on Helen HillThe lot is believed to be connected to a former Saranac Lake man convicted of r
Hazmat scare on Helen Hill
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
The lot is believed to be connected to a former Saranac Lake man convicted of running an alternative energy investment scheme. Crews ultimately found "low-level radioactive material" inside the garage at the corner of Helen Street and Shepherd... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Low-level radioactive material found in Helen Hill garageCrews ultimately found "low-level radioactive material" inside the garage at th
Low-level radioactive material found in Helen Hill garage
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
Crews ultimately found "low-level radioactive material" inside the garage at the corner of Helen Street and Shepherd Avenue, according to Saranac Lake Fire Chief Brendan Keough. "It's contained," he said. "It poses no threat to the public." Keough... Read more
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Business Wire
University Medical Center New Orleans Celebrates DedicationNEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hundreds of community members, industry professio
University Medical Center New Orleans Celebrates Dedication
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hundreds of community members, industry professionals, business leaders and elected officials congregated this afternoon to celebrate the dedication of University Medical Center (UMC) New Orleans. UMC New Orleans,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni to Bukwo - Shun OppositionBukwo — President Museveni has urged voters in Bukwo District to shun Oppositio
Museveni to Bukwo - Shun Opposition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Bukwo — President Museveni has urged voters in Bukwo District to shun Opposition candidates, saying they are liars. Mr Museveni, who is seeking another five-year term, said Opposition candidates are still unpopular and weak. He was speaking at... Read more
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Evening Standard
Britons killed in Canada plane crash 'were family on last day of trip'The four Britons killed in an air crash in Canada were a family on the last day
Britons killed in Canada plane crash 'were family on last day of trip'
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
The four Britons killed in an air crash in Canada were a family on the last day of their sightseeing trip, it was revealed today. The parents, both 40, and their two teenage daughters, aged 14 and 17, died when their light aircraft crashed into a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Beginning for Mvezo ChildrenMvezo — There was excitement in the tiny Village of Mvezo, in the Eastern Cape,
New Beginning for Mvezo Children
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Mvezo — There was excitement in the tiny Village of Mvezo, in the Eastern Cape, when President Jacob Zuma opened the newly built Makgatho Lewanika Mandela Junior Primary School, on Tuesday. The event signalled a new beginning for the village's... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Britons killed in Canada air crash were family on last day of their sightseeing tripThe four Britons killed in an air crash in Canada were a family on the last day
Britons killed in Canada air crash were family on last day of their sightseeing trip
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
The four Britons killed in an air crash in Canada were a family on the last day of their sightseeing trip, according to reports. The parents, both 40, and their two teenage daughters, aged 14 and 17, were killed when their light aircraft crashed... Read more
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heraldscotland
Britons killed in Canada air crash were family on last day of their sightseeing tripThe impact was so severe nobody could have survived, and pilot Romain Desrosier
Britons killed in Canada air crash were family on last day of their sightseeing trip
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
The impact was so severe nobody could have survived, and pilot Romain Desrosiers and French passenger Emilie Delaitre also died in the accident, according to the newspaper. Canadian authorities have not named the British family and warned the... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Rutland leading on climate economy Today, I will be co-hosting with the Vermont Council on Rural Development a r
Rutland leading on climate economy
Rutland Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Today, I will be co-hosting with the Vermont Council on Rural Development a regional public forum from 7-9 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre on Advancing Vermont�s Climate Change Economy. I encourage business leaders... Read more
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Engadget
Researchers may have found a cancer cell's 'off' switchSee, when cells get old and prepare to die, they're supposed to stop dividing.
Researchers may have found a cancer cell's 'off' switch
Engadget / Posted 4 days ago
See, when cells get old and prepare to die, they're supposed to stop dividing. This process is controlled by "biological processors" called microRNAs which feed the cell just enough of the PLEKHA7 protein to inhibit division. But in the case of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Biochemist’s Breaking Bad momentJason Mackenzie’s case has been likened to the TV show Breaking Bad. A BIOCHEM
Biochemist’s Breaking Bad moment
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Jason Mackenzie’s case has been likened to the TV show Breaking Bad. A BIOCHEMIST and university teacher who used his expertise to cook drugs at his Robina home lost his job after he was “publicly shamed”, a court has been told. Griffith University... Read more
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redOrbit
Researchers devise new method to find dark energy in ‘chameleons’Is dark energy, the unseen force believed to explain the acceleration of the un
Researchers devise new method to find dark energy in ‘chameleons’
redOrbit / Posted 4 days ago
Is dark energy, the unseen force believed to explain the acceleration of the universe’s expansion, hiding in a group of hypothetical particles found all around us? If so, the new experiment led by University of Berkeley professor Holger Müller should... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could incense be more toxic than CIGARETTE SMOKE?Could incense be more toxic than cigarette smoke? As they burn, 'sticks release
Could incense be more toxic than CIGARETTE SMOKE?
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Could incense be more toxic than cigarette smoke? As they burn, 'sticks release compounds that are linked to cancer' Researchers compared the effect of incense-smoke and cigarette smoke Found incense smoke is more mutagenic, genotoxic and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Technology won't replace the back-to-school ritualA Concordia University student uses technology in the classroom. Credit: Concor
Technology won't replace the back-to-school ritual
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
A Concordia University student uses technology in the classroom. Credit: Concordia University Students heading back to school can always count on one thing: Technology will be a little bit more advanced than it was last year. After all, 21st century... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Informed Consent for Stem Cell Research - Why It Matters and What You Should KnowBy Leslie Jacqueline Greenberg, University of Cape Town This article is part o
Informed Consent for Stem Cell Research - Why It Matters and What You Should Know
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
By Leslie Jacqueline Greenberg, University of Cape Town This article is part of a series The Conversation Africa is running on stem cell research and therapy. Read the rest of the series here. Ongoing developments in stem cell science mean that... Read more
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iol.co.za
Experts crack code that turns off cancerAPFile photo: The work is still at an early stage but brings with it hope that
Experts crack code that turns off cancer
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
APFile photo: The work is still at an early stage but brings with it hope that cancer will take fewer lives in the future. London - Scientists have found a code for turning off cancer. In exciting experiments, they made cancerous breast and bladder... Read more
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asianage
First look: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan goes de-glam for her role in ‘Jazbaa’Sanjay Gupta took to Twitter to share the picture minutes before the trailer la
First look: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan goes de-glam for her role in ‘Jazbaa’
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
Sanjay Gupta took to Twitter to share the picture minutes before the trailer launch Mumbai: Sanjay Gupta has finally done what other directors could not. The director got Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on-board for his upcoming film ‘Jazbaa’ whose trailer... Read more
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asianage
First look Aishwarya Rai Bachchan goes de-glam for her role in �Jazbaa'Sanjay Gupta took to Twitter to share the picture minutes before the trailer la
First look Aishwarya Rai Bachchan goes de-glam for her role in �Jazbaa'
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
Sanjay Gupta took to Twitter to share the picture minutes before the trailer launch Mumbai: Sanjay Gupta has finally done what other directors could not. The director got Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on-board for his upcoming film ‘Jazbaa’ whose trailer... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Idaho animal shelter slashes euthanasia rateThe Minidoka Joint Powers Animal Control only put down one of the 548 dogs brou
Idaho animal shelter slashes euthanasia rate
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
The Minidoka Joint Powers Animal Control only put down one of the 548 dogs brought into the existing shelter in Paul this fiscal year, The Times-News reported. Last year, nearly 60 percent of dogs placed in the shelter were euthanized. Officials... Read more
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InDesign
IS SITTING ‘REALLY’ THE NEW SMOKING?I’m sure by now you’ve heard the recent adage that ‘sitting is the new smoking’
IS SITTING ‘REALLY’ THE NEW SMOKING?
InDesign / Posted 5 days ago
I’m sure by now you’ve heard the recent adage that ‘sitting is the new smoking’. A clever and direct slogan that has – to its credit – made workplace design and health a priority within the cultural zeitgeist. But is this concept a bit of a... Read more
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Daily Mail
How cleaning with wipes may actually SPREAD deadly bacteria like MRSAHow cleaning with wipes may actually SPREAD deadly bacteria, including MRSA An
How cleaning with wipes may actually SPREAD deadly bacteria like MRSA
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
How cleaning with wipes may actually SPREAD deadly bacteria, including MRSA Antibacterial wet wipes are ubiquitous - not only are they easy to carry around in your pocket or handbag, they are used to wipe children's hands, clean kitchen counters... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
‘Flakka,’ the new killer drug, is spreading across the countryIt’s a new drug. And it’s a killer. Known on the street as “flakka,” the synth
‘Flakka,’ the new killer drug, is spreading across the country
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 5 days ago
It’s a new drug. And it’s a killer. Known on the street as “flakka,” the synthetic concoction is hitting hard in Ohio, Florida, Tennessee and Kentucky and other parts of the country. It’s causing a rash of emergency room visits and overdose... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Cancer cells programmed back to normal by US scientists“Initial experiments in some aggressive types of cancer are indeed very promisi
Cancer cells programmed back to normal by US scientists
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
“Initial experiments in some aggressive types of cancer are indeed very promising. “It represents an unexpected new biology that provides the code, the software for turning off cancer." The scientists discovered that the glue which holds cells... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Cause of Cosmopolitan fire ruled undeterminedClark County fire investigators said they have not been able to nail down the c
Cause of Cosmopolitan fire ruled undetermined
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 6 days ago
Clark County fire investigators said they have not been able to nail down the cause of last month’s fire at the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino. On July 25, artificial palm trees caught fire on the 14th-floor pool deck at the Las Vegas Strip property. The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists discover how to 'switch off' cancer: Remarkable breakthrough means diseased cells can be made healthy again Flori
Scientists discover how to 'switch off' cancer
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
: Remarkable breakthrough means diseased cells can be made healthy again Florida researchers made cancerous breast and bladder cells benign again Now believe many other types of cancer should be in... Read more
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The Daily Record
Md. weather data firm opens Colo. locationBethesda-based weather data analyst PlanetiQ announced Monday the opening of it
Md. weather data firm opens Colo. location
The Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
Bethesda-based weather data analyst PlanetiQ announced Monday the opening of its new science and engineering facility in Boulder, Colo. The facility includes a laboratory clean room where PlanetiQ will complete the development and manufacture of its... Read more
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