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ScienceBlogs
Comments of the Week #74: from the Universe’s age to the love of science“To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction tha
Comments of the Week #74: from the Universe’s age to the love of science
ScienceBlogs / Posted 2 hours ago
“To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.” -Isaac Newton And the advances continue, not just here at Starts With A Bang but everywhere humans are engaged in the practice... Read more
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Business Insider
25 quotes that take you inside Albert Einstein's revolutionary mindIn his lifetime, Einstein changed the world, describing the workings of reality
25 quotes that take you inside Albert Einstein's revolutionary mind
Business Insider / Posted 3 hours ago
In his lifetime, Einstein changed the world, describing the workings of reality better than anyone since Isaac Newton and revealing the capabilities of the atom bomb. In 1999, Time named him Person of the Century. Here are 25 of Einstein's most... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
TFC, DFA tie up for overseas voting push With the deadline for the worldwide registration for the 2016 elections comin
TFC, DFA tie up for overseas voting push
Manila Bulletin / Posted 12 hours ago
With the deadline for the worldwide registration for the 2016 elections coming to a close on October 31, The Filipino Channel (TFC) and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Overseas Voting Secretariat... Read more
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Starmometer
TFC and DFA Join Forces to Encourage OFs to Exercise Their Right to Vote in the 2016 ElectionsWith the deadline for the worldwide registration for the 2016 elections coming
TFC and DFA Join Forces to Encourage OFs to Exercise Their Right to Vote in the 2016 Elections
Starmometer / Posted 14 hours ago
With the deadline for the worldwide registration for the 2016 elections coming to a close on October 31, premier Filipino network The Filipino Channel (TFC) and implementing arm of the Overseas Voting Act, Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Overseas... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Las Cruces artist showcases the human body as a canvasLAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces artist Anahy Nuñez, 28, never expected her artwo
Las Cruces artist showcases the human body as a canvas
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted yesterday
LAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces artist Anahy Nuñez, 28, never expected her artwork to evolve into using the human body as a canvas. Now she doesn't go more than a few days without covering herself or someone else in paint, creating everything from... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Butz Aquino remembered in San FranciscoPortrait of the late ex-Senator Agapito “Butz” Aquino. PHOTO BY MARK/JACKIE AQU
Butz Aquino remembered in San Francisco
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Portrait of the late ex-Senator Agapito “Butz” Aquino. PHOTO BY MARK/JACKIE AQUINO GAVINO SAN FRANCISCO – Admirers of the martyred Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino also remembered his younger brother, former Senator Agapito Butz Aquino, who passed away on... Read more
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Computing.co.uk
Hundreds of thousands of HSBC customers unpaid due to IT glitchHSBC has admitted that 275,000 payments haven't gone through to customers, mean
Hundreds of thousands of HSBC customers unpaid due to IT glitch
Computing.co.uk / Posted yesterday
HSBC has admitted that 275,000 payments haven't gone through to customers, meaning potentially hundreds of thousands of individuals will not have received wages ahead of the bank holiday. "We are taking immediate steps to ensure the payments reach... Read more
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The Maui News
The State of AlohaWe have bikinis for just about any occasion: bikinis for tanning, for surfing,
The State of Aloha
The Maui News / Posted yesterday
We have bikinis for just about any occasion: bikinis for tanning, for surfing, for swimming, for beauty pageants. Bikini-clad women are on pages of magazines, in advertisements and on television commercials. Whether you're playing beach volleyball or... Read more
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New Kerala
ATOM project calls for global silent protest against n-tests Citizens worldwide have been called to observe a minute of silence at 11.05 a
ATOM project calls for global silent protest against n-tests
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Citizens worldwide have been called to observe a minute of silence at 11.05 a.m. on August 29 to mark the UN International Day Against Nuclear Tests. The silent demonstration against... Read more
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TechCrunch
Today Is The Final Day To Save $1,000 On Disrupt SF TicketsAfter a one-week extension, today is the absolute last day to get your early-bi
Today Is The Final Day To Save $1,000 On Disrupt SF Tickets
TechCrunch / Posted yesterday
After a one-week extension, today is the absolute last day to get your early-bird tickets to Disrupt SF 2015, so if you want to secure your spot to the hottest show in tech while saving a serious amount of cash in the process, be sure to get your... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers successfully use alcohols as reagents in alkylation reactionResearchers at Princeton have developed a dual catalyst system that directly in
Researchers successfully use alcohols as reagents in alkylation reaction
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
Researchers at Princeton have developed a dual catalyst system that directly installs alkyl groups--fragments containing singly bonded carbon and hydrogen atoms that have extremely useful properties for drug discovery--onto compounds called... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The death of cash: 40pc say they will not need it by 2025The report comes ahead of an increase in the cap on contactless payments, which
The death of cash: 40pc say they will not need it by 2025
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
The report comes ahead of an increase in the cap on contactless payments, which is currently set at £20. This is due to rise to £30 next month. Meanwhile, Barclaycard has reported that contactless transactions more than doubled over the past 12... Read more
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Silver City Sun-News
Las Cruces artist showcases the human body as a canvasLAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces artist Anahy Nuñez, 28, never expected her artwo
Las Cruces artist showcases the human body as a canvas
Silver City Sun-News / Posted yesterday
LAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces artist Anahy Nuñez, 28, never expected her artwork to evolve into using the human body as a canvas. Now she doesn't go more than a few days without covering herself or someone else in paint, creating everything from... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Las Cruces artist showcases the human body as a canvasLAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces artist Anahy Nuñez, 28, never expected her artwo
Las Cruces artist showcases the human body as a canvas
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted yesterday
LAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces artist Anahy Nuñez, 28, never expected her artwork to evolve into using the human body as a canvas. Now she doesn't go more than a few days without covering herself or someone else in paint, creating everything from... Read more
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International Business Times
The Flash season 2: Leaked set image teases Doctor Light's first look?Filming of The Flash season 2 is currently underway in Vancouver and a new fema
The Flash season 2: Leaked set image teases Doctor Light's first look?
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Filming of The Flash season 2 is currently underway in Vancouver and a new female costumed-metahuman has been spotted on the sets. The image, posted on Twitter gives fans a first look at Doctor Light, who is set to appear in the upcoming... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Advertising in a tough economyShould one cut or increase on advertising expenditure during an economic meltdo
Advertising in a tough economy
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Should one cut or increase on advertising expenditure during an economic meltdown as we are experiencing right now? When it comes to small businesses and web design that same question can be rephrased to “ should I increase my Google Ad spend / spend... Read more
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Business Spectator
What will power the next electronics revolution?The Conversation The semiconducting silicon chip launched the revolution of el
What will power the next electronics revolution?
Business Spectator / Posted yesterday
The Conversation The semiconducting silicon chip launched the revolution of electronics and computerisation that has made life in the opening years of the 21st century scarcely recognisable from the start of the last. Silicon integrated circuits... Read more
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PhysOrg
Soaking up carbon dioxide and turning it into valuable productsStructural model showing a covalent organic framework (COF) embedded with a cob
Soaking up carbon dioxide and turning it into valuable products
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Structural model showing a covalent organic framework (COF) embedded with a cobalt porphyrin. A molecular system that holds great promise for the capture and storage of carbon dioxide has been modified so that it now also holds great promise as a... Read more
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Northern Star
Audi RS 4 Avant cop car? That's not fairWELL this isn't playing fair. The Lake Illawarra Local Area Command of the New
Audi RS 4 Avant cop car? That's not fair
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
WELL this isn't playing fair. The Lake Illawarra Local Area Command of the New South Wales Police Force has taken delivery of a brand-new Audi RS 4 Avant, with smiling officers enjoying the ballistic wagon for the next 12 months. The purpose of the... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Audi RS 4 Avant cop car? That's not fairWELL this isn't playing fair. The Lake Illawarra Local Area Command of the New
Audi RS 4 Avant cop car? That's not fair
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
WELL this isn't playing fair. The Lake Illawarra Local Area Command of the New South Wales Police Force has taken delivery of a brand-new Audi RS 4 Avant, with smiling officers enjoying the ballistic wagon for the next 12 months. The purpose of the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Audi RS 4 Avant cop car? That's not fairWELL this isn't playing fair. The Lake Illawarra Local Area Command of the New
Audi RS 4 Avant cop car? That's not fair
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
WELL this isn't playing fair. The Lake Illawarra Local Area Command of the New South Wales Police Force has taken delivery of a brand-new Audi RS 4 Avant, with smiling officers enjoying the ballistic wagon for the next 12 months. The purpose of the... Read more
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Queensland Times
Audi RS 4 Avant cop car? That's not fairWELL this isn't playing fair. The Lake Illawarra Local Area Command of the New
Audi RS 4 Avant cop car? That's not fair
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
WELL this isn't playing fair. The Lake Illawarra Local Area Command of the New South Wales Police Force has taken delivery of a brand-new Audi RS 4 Avant, with smiling officers enjoying the ballistic wagon for the next 12 months. The purpose of the... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Audi RS 4 Avant cop car? That's not fairWELL this isn't playing fair. The Lake Illawarra Local Area Command of the New
Audi RS 4 Avant cop car? That's not fair
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
WELL this isn't playing fair. The Lake Illawarra Local Area Command of the New South Wales Police Force has taken delivery of a brand-new Audi RS 4 Avant, with smiling officers enjoying the ballistic wagon for the next 12 months. The purpose of the... Read more
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News Mail
Audi RS 4 Avant cop car? That's not fairWELL this isn't playing fair. The Lake Illawarra Local Area Command of the New
Audi RS 4 Avant cop car? That's not fair
News Mail / Posted yesterday
WELL this isn't playing fair. The Lake Illawarra Local Area Command of the New South Wales Police Force has taken delivery of a brand-new Audi RS 4 Avant, with smiling officers enjoying the ballistic wagon for the next 12 months. The purpose of the... Read more
5 related stories
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The Weekly Standard
Was Dropping the Atomic Bomb Necessary?Many of my friends think Hiroshima was an unjustifiable atrocity. My usual cour
Was Dropping the Atomic Bomb Necessary?
The Weekly Standard / Posted yesterday
Many of my friends think Hiroshima was an unjustifiable atrocity. My usual course in atom-bomb disputes is to refer the belligerent to Donald Kagan’s brilliant 1995 piece in Commentary, “Why America Dropped the Bomb.” The reaction is consistent, and... Read more
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Deseret News
Guest commentary: How to spice up BYU football's game-day experienceMaybe you thought of the Cougar Walk. Or maybe you've never heard of it. Tail-g
Guest commentary: How to spice up BYU football's game-day experience
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
Maybe you thought of the Cougar Walk. Or maybe you've never heard of it. Tail-gating? Sort of. Ringing the Victory Bell? Sure. How about the marching band's halftime show? The point is, there aren't really any big game-day traditions for BYU... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Lena Horne Escaped Hollywood's BlacklistShe was a goddess with a honey-sweet voice. “I remember once seeing her on a tr
How Lena Horne Escaped Hollywood's Blacklist
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
She was a goddess with a honey-sweet voice. “I remember once seeing her on a train,” says the jazz scholar and author Stanley Crouch. “She had a luminous restrained presence that most superstars try to pretend they have. She really had it.” Over the... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
The Family chosen at Crossroads of HistoryATOM LEADER DIES: Many things happened during the full-packed week that passed.
The Family chosen at Crossroads of History
Negros Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
ATOM LEADER DIES: Many things happened during the full-packed week that passed. First, EDSA�s part hero Butz Aquino, ATOM leaderfounder of EDSA revolt died of cancer. PRESIDENTIAL BROD DIES: On the same week, the brother of ex-president Gloria... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Goff Plans to Make Cal Relevant AgainHalfway down the hill from the nearly 100-year-old stadium where the University
Goff Plans to Make Cal Relevant Again
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
Halfway down the hill from the nearly 100-year-old stadium where the University of California plays its football games, Jared Goff points to the patch of grass and trees where his family used to tailgate when he was a kid. This wasn’t really that... Read more
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Gamasutra
Shadows: Heretic Kingdom returns home!KOSICE, Slovak Republic – 27 th August 2015 - Independent developer Games Farm
Shadows: Heretic Kingdom returns home!
Gamasutra / Posted 2 days ago
KOSICE, Slovak Republic – 27 th August 2015 - Independent developer Games Farm is excited to announce the buyback of distribution and publishing rights to their internally developed isometric action RPG Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms, along with the... Read more
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Gamasutra
Shadows: Heretic Kingdom est de retour !KOSICE, Slovaquie – 27 août 2015 - Le développeur indépendant Games Farm a le p
Shadows: Heretic Kingdom est de retour !
Gamasutra / Posted 2 days ago
KOSICE, Slovaquie – 27 août 2015 - Le développeur indépendant Games Farm a le plaisir d'annoncer le rachat des droits d'édition et de distribution du RPG d'action isométrique développé en interne, Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms, et d'une série d'action,... Read more
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Gamasutra
Train Valley set to roll on September 16th!VILNIUS, Lithuania – 27 th August 2015 – Flazm Interactive Entertainment and Or
Train Valley set to roll on September 16th!
Gamasutra / Posted 2 days ago
VILNIUS, Lithuania – 27 th August 2015 – Flazm Interactive Entertainment and Oroboro Games, two independent development studios from Lithuania and Russia respectively, are setting the points signal to green as Train Valley, their railway management... Read more
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PhysOrg
Successful boron-doping of graphene nanoribbonGraphene nanoribbon under the microscope. Credit: University of Basel Physicist
Successful boron-doping of graphene nanoribbon
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Graphene nanoribbon under the microscope. Credit: University of Basel Physicists at the University of Basel succeed in synthesizing boron-doped graphene nanoribbons and characterizing their structural, electronic and chemical properties. The modified... Read more
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PhysOrg
Taking a cue from nature: Turning alcohols into alkylating agentsAlcohols as simple C-H alkylation agents via bio-inspired (spin center shift) p
Taking a cue from nature: Turning alcohols into alkylating agents
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Alcohols as simple C-H alkylation agents via bio-inspired (spin center shift) process. Credit: MacMillan group Researchers at Princeton have developed a dual catalyst system that directly installs alkyl groups—fragments containing singly bonded... Read more
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PhysOrg
With silicon pushed to its limits, what will power the next electronics revolution?Credit: rbulmahn, CC BY The semiconducting silicon chip launched the revolution
With silicon pushed to its limits, what will power the next electronics revolution?
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Credit: rbulmahn, CC BY The semiconducting silicon chip launched the revolution of electronics and computerisation that has made life in the opening years of the 21st century scarcely recognisable from the start of the last. Silicon integrated... Read more
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The Auto Channel
2015 Mini Cooper S Hardtop 4-Door Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY With two more doors, a nearly three-inch st
2015 Mini Cooper S Hardtop 4-Door Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO
The Auto Channel / Posted 2 days ago
DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY With two more doors, a nearly three-inch stretch in wheelbase, and over six inches more in length and looking even longer, is the 2015 Mini 4-Door still... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Eureka Prize honours quantum computing pioneers in their quest for "super computers" A single-atom transistor capable of crun
Eureka Prize honours quantum computing pioneers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
in their quest for "super computers" A single-atom transistor capable of crunching enormous amounts of data has been recognised as a breakthrough achievement in the prestigious Eureka Prizes. Sydney's... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
National NewsAs cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on workAs cancer treatment beg
National News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
As cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on workAs cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on work Former President Jimmy Carter says he will step back from his humanitarian work and surround himself with his family as he undergoes... Read more
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indieWIRE
7 Hidden Gems from the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival Lineup You've read about the big fall season movies in the year's largest festival.
7 Hidden Gems from the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival Lineup
indieWIRE / Posted 2 days ago
You've read about the big fall season movies in the year's largest festival. Now it's time to look at the discoveries. There is no program more daunting than the Toronto... Read more
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iafrica.com
Honda to unveil Caterham-fighter?A teaser image of the Honda Project 2 & 4. Credit: Newspress Honda is set to u
Honda to unveil Caterham-fighter?
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
A teaser image of the Honda Project 2 & 4. Credit: Newspress Honda is set to unveil the "Project 2 & 4", an open-wheel road-racer, at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The Japanese automaker has released a teaser image of the newcomer ahead of its... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
So what if Iran does get nuclear weapons?The Iranian nuclear deal is a historic agreement that could significantly delay
So what if Iran does get nuclear weapons?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The Iranian nuclear deal is a historic agreement that could significantly delay, and perhaps prevent, Iran from getting nuclear weapons. But what if the deal fails? Either Iran or a future U.S. administration could walk away from this deal. What... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Exeter players return home kings of hockey ringsBy Jesse Cnockaert, Times-Advocate Staff TORONTO — Winning the King of the Rin
Exeter players return home kings of hockey rings
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 3 days ago
By Jesse Cnockaert, Times-Advocate Staff TORONTO — Winning the King of the Rings summer hockey tournament is a bit like winning a Stanley Cup for Atom players. The Dunny’s Source for Sports Atom boys team, or Dunny’s for short, had three Exeter... Read more
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WA Today
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendixPaige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendix
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Paige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning grandfather Prof Barry Marshall. Photo: Nick Moir At 15, Paige Bebee is helping to set the record straight about a widely held myth: that the human appendix is... Read more
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express
Professor Stephen Hawking: black holes could be portals to a PARALLEL UNIVERSE FALLING into a black hole in space could send you into a PARALLEL UNIVERSE ra
Professor Stephen Hawking: black holes could be portals to a PARALLEL UNIVERSE
express / Posted 3 days ago
FALLING into a black hole in space could send you into a PARALLEL UNIVERSE rather than simply swallowing you up, Professor Stephen Hawking has sensationally... Read more
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The Age
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendixPaige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendix
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Paige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning grandfather Prof Barry Marshall. Photo: Nick Moir At 15, Paige Bebee is helping to set the record straight about a widely held myth: that the human appendix is... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendixPaige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendix
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Paige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning grandfather Prof Barry Marshall. Photo: Nick Moir At 15, Paige Bebee is helping to set the record straight about a widely held myth: that the human appendix is... Read more
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Canberra Times
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendixPaige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendix
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
Paige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning grandfather Prof Barry Marshall. Photo: Nick Moir At 15, Paige Bebee is helping to set the record straight about a widely held myth: that the human appendix is... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendixPaige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendix
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
Paige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning grandfather Prof Barry Marshall. Photo: Nick Moir At 15, Paige Bebee is helping to set the record straight about a widely held myth: that the human appendix is... Read more
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The New Age
The Jolla tablet finally available for pre-orderFirst presented in a crowdfunding campaign in 2014, the Jolla tablet is now ava
The Jolla tablet finally available for pre-order
The New Age / Posted 3 days ago
First presented in a crowdfunding campaign in 2014, the Jolla tablet is now available for pre-order, with first deliveries scheduled for October. Finnish startup Jolla was founded by former Nokia employees who decided to develop devices that would... Read more
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YugaTech
ASUS Zenfone Zoom and Zenfone Max to officially launch next weekJerry Shen, CEO of ASUS, announces that the company’s Zenfone Zoom and Zenfone
ASUS Zenfone Zoom and Zenfone Max to officially launch next week
YugaTech / Posted 3 days ago
Jerry Shen, CEO of ASUS, announces that the company’s Zenfone Zoom and Zenfone Max will officially launch during IFA next week after recently showing a preview to everyone. Asus ZenFone Zoom specs: 5.5 inch IPS LCD display @ 1920×1080 pixels,... Read more
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