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Guardian Unlimited
How police turn American drivers into moving targetsManess had no choice but to shoot, they said. Called to tackle a supposed late
How police turn American drivers into moving targets
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 hours ago
Maness had no choice but to shoot, they said. Called to tackle a supposed late-night fight at a roadside diner in Alexander City, Alabama, the 34-year-old police corporal saw Emerson Crayton Jr, a young black man, hurry into his Ford SUV in... Read more
20h
TheBull
The 'green-tech' future is a flawed vision of sustainabilitywhereby technology solves the world’s most pressing environmental problems. In
The 'green-tech' future is a flawed vision of sustainability
TheBull / Posted 20 hours ago
whereby technology solves the world’s most pressing environmental problems. In this world we all drive electric cars and have solar panels on our roofs that power our air conditioners and flat-screen televisions. We purchase “eco” products... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Facebook rating pushes firms to up social-media responsivenessfrom a robotic, prerecorded voice, a customer could be forgiven for being incre
Facebook rating pushes firms to up social-media responsiveness
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
from a robotic, prerecorded voice, a customer could be forgiven for being incredulous. Sitting on hold, listening to Muzak and repeatedly hearing that disingenuous message can be frustrating, to say the least. Perhaps that’s why many people are... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers identify druggable target to potentially root out colon cancer, end relapseResearchers targeting colorectal cancer stem cells - the root cause of disease,
Researchers identify druggable target to potentially root out colon cancer, end relapse
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
Researchers targeting colorectal cancer stem cells - the root cause of disease, resistance to treatment and relapse - have discovered a mechanism to mimic a virus and potentially trigger an immune response to fight the cancer like an infection. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Establish National Seed Authority Nowthe theme titled enhancing agricultural productivity; managing climate change.
Establish National Seed Authority Now
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
the theme titled enhancing agricultural productivity; managing climate change. NECF's theme is spot as it falls under the food and nutrition cluster of the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio Economic Transformation (ZIM-ASSET). This week's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Changing Health in Africa Through Innovation Competitions, Accelerators and Usable Software - Getting to the Bottom of What Worksstart-up competition or initiative. If competitions alone could solve things a
Changing Health in Africa Through Innovation Competitions, Accelerators and Usable Software - Getting to the Bottom of What Works
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
start-up competition or initiative. If competitions alone could solve things a world of healthy people and food plenty would already be with us. For obvious reasons health in Africa is a key focus. Russell Southwood spoke to... Read more
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express
Heartbreak as Edinburgh Zoo panda Tian Tian LOSES her baby THERE will be no patter of tiny feet for Tian Tian the giant panda this summe
Heartbreak as Edinburgh Zoo panda Tian Tian LOSES her baby
express / Posted 7 days ago
THERE will be no patter of tiny feet for Tian Tian the giant panda this summer. Edinburgh Zoo's Tian Tian has resorbed her unborn baby Edinburgh Zoo said that the female panda had gone... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Everything you always wanted to know about panda sex (but were afraid to ask) | Sam KnightAt around 5pm on 25 March, a cold, wet Wednesday earlier this year, Tian Tian,
Everything you always wanted to know about panda sex (but were afraid to ask) | Sam Knight
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
At around 5pm on 25 March, a cold, wet Wednesday earlier this year, Tian Tian, the female giant panda at Edinburgh zoo, stirred from the wooden platform in her outdoor enclosure and began to bleat. Tian Tian, who was born in Beijing zoo in 2003, has... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Why governments are being urged to think of health in all policiesWhy health experts are asking governments to consider the health impacts of all
Why governments are being urged to think of health in all policies
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
Why health experts are asking governments to consider the health impacts of all policies External Link: NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in the Social Determinants of Health Equity External Link: WHO Health In All Policies: framework for... Read more
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New Kerala
34 Delhi students ill after consuming midday mealmeal As many as 34 girl students of a government school in the capital fell il
34 Delhi students ill after consuming midday meal
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
meal As many as 34 girl students of a government school in the capital fell ill after consuming midday meal on Monday, and were admitted to a hospital for treatment. The students of classes 6 and 7 of Sarvodaya Vidyalaya A-Block in... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Scientists from The Genome Analysis Centre aim to improve forage crops in Africa and Latin America Cattle in a field of hybrid brachiaria in the Colombian Llanos. Pic: CIAT No
Scientists from The Genome Analysis Centre aim to improve forage crops in Africa and Latin America
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 11 days ago
Cattle in a field of hybrid brachiaria in the Colombian Llanos. Pic: CIAT Norwich-based scientists are using their expertise in plant genomics... Read more
11d
PhysOrg
Accelerating forage breeding to boost livestock productivity4,000 new Brachiaria hybrids during initial forage biomass evaluations in the C
Accelerating forage breeding to boost livestock productivity
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
4,000 new Brachiaria hybrids during initial forage biomass evaluations in the Colombian Llanos. Credit: CIAT The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC), with partners in the UK, Colombia and Kenya bring together their leading expertise in forage breeding for... Read more
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SciDev.net
Senior Program Officer – Agriculture and Food SecurityBringing science and development together through original news and analysis
Senior Program Officer – Agriculture and Food Security
SciDev.net / Posted 12 days ago
Bringing science and development together through original news and analysis A key part of Canada’s foreign policy efforts, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) supports... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Tertiary Education Institution council members reappointed Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today announce
Tertiary Education Institution council members reappointed
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today announced 15 reappointments to six Tertiary Education Institution councils. These include appointments to three... Read more
13d
Calgary Sun
Teen use of e-cigarettes linked to later smoking but study can't prove that vaping is a causeCHICAGO -- Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely than others to later smok
Teen use of e-cigarettes linked to later smoking but study can't prove that vaping is a cause
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 days ago
CHICAGO -- Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely than others to later smoke conventional cigarettes and other tobacco products, a study at 10 Los Angeles high schools suggests. The study doesn't prove that electronic cigarettes are a "gateway... Read more
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Daily Mail
How a much salt is there in a KFC? It depends where you live globallyHow a much salt is there in a KFC? It depends where you are in the world: Chick
How a much salt is there in a KFC? It depends where you live globally
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
How a much salt is there in a KFC? It depends where you are in the world: Chicken and fries in Costa Rica have FIVE times more salt than the UK - and the US is nearly as bad Costa Rica had the saltiest kids meal with KFC Popcorn Nuggets The meal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Biosecurity Forum to Be Held in NairobiA team of biosecurity experts will Tuesday hold a meeting in Nairobi to discuss
Biosecurity Forum to Be Held in Nairobi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
A team of biosecurity experts will Tuesday hold a meeting in Nairobi to discuss plant diseases control in bid to boost food production. Africa Plant Biosecurity Network meeting comes at a time Kenya is planning to lift the ban on Genetically... Read more
16d
The Courier Mail
Trainer breaks down in cobalt inquiryTrainer Jamie McConachy said he would never inject Vandalised with cobalt. Pict
Trainer breaks down in cobalt inquiry
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Trainer Jamie McConachy said he would never inject Vandalised with cobalt. Picture: Glenn Barnes ROCKHAMPTON trainer Jamie McConachy broke down in tears as he told how his horse Vandalised was like a family member and insisted he would never inject... Read more
17d
Daily Telegraph
Amazon's Jeff Bezos: With Jeremy Clarkson, we're entering a new golden age of televisionchampionship, at which video gamers battled it out for an $18m prize. The whole
Amazon's Jeff Bezos: With Jeremy Clarkson, we're entering a new golden age of television
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
championship, at which video gamers battled it out for an $18m prize. The whole thing was streamed to hundreds of thousands of Dota2 fans on the internet, via Twitch.TV. “eSports has become a big thing. There were many, many thousands watching... Read more
17d
The Hindu
Now, your payasams can last for six monthsCIFT introduces a technology to store food in room conditions. Here is a good
Now, your payasams can last for six months
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
CIFT introduces a technology to store food in room conditions. Here is a good news for the foodie in you! Soon, you can keep your favourite Palada payasam or Pazham pradhaman ready to eat for months. Buy and store sufficient quantities of your... Read more
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Scotsman
Scottish GM crops ban to have ‘apocalyptic’ effecthas warned that its decision to ban growing genetically modified crops could ha
Scottish GM crops ban to have ‘apocalyptic’ effect
Scotsman / Posted 17 days ago
has warned that its decision to ban growing genetically modified crops could have “apocalyptic” consequences for Scotland and actually threaten the very assets it is supposedly aimed at protecting. Professor Muffy Calder, who stepped down... Read more
18d
Independent
Humans definitely killed off woolly mammoths, giant armadillo and sabretooth tiger, scientists claimResearchers have long argued about whether the giant beasts were killed off by
Humans definitely killed off woolly mammoths, giant armadillo and sabretooth tiger, scientists claim
Independent / Posted 18 days ago
Researchers have long argued about whether the giant beasts were killed off by climate change or by humans. But the new findings from Exeter and Cambridge prove that man was the dominant force in killing them off, according to their researchers. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Maggi row: Jaipur's 'safe' lab might redo studyPrivate FSSAI-accredited labs in Hyderabad, Jaipur to get mandate; Mohali only
Maggi row: Jaipur's 'safe' lab might redo study
Business Standard India / Posted 18 days ago
Private FSSAI-accredited labs in Hyderabad, Jaipur to get mandate; Mohali only govt hub to analyse new samplePrivate FSSAI-accredited labs in Hyderabad, Jaipur to get mandate; Mohali only govt hub to... Read more
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19d
PhysOrg
Humans responsible for demise of gigantic ancient mammalsCredit: Shutterstock Early humans were the dominant cause of the extinction of
Humans responsible for demise of gigantic ancient mammals
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
Credit: Shutterstock Early humans were the dominant cause of the extinction of a variety of species of giant beasts, new research has revealed. Scientists at the universities of Exeter and Cambridge claim their research settles a prolonged... Read more
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21d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Kind of like rocket': Astronauts say space lettuce passes taste testtheir first bites of space-grown lettuce at International Space Station Photo:
'Kind of like rocket': Astronauts say space lettuce passes taste test
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 days ago
their first bites of space-grown lettuce at International Space Station Photo: L-R: Astronauts Kimiya Yui, Kjell Lindgren and Scott Kelly ate red romaine lettuce grown on board the International Space Station. (AFP: NASA TV) Astronauts living at... Read more
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Daily Mail
Today astronauts will eat food grown in space for the first time evertowards Mars mission A crop of lettuce has been harvested from the ISS plant g
Today astronauts will eat food grown in space for the first time ever
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
towards Mars mission A crop of lettuce has been harvested from the ISS plant growth system Half of the crop will be eaten and half will be sent to Earth for analysis Providing astronauts with fresh food is crucial for manned mission to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Activists Want Clarity On UPEthat since they are not supposed to pay fees under the programme, other scholas
Activists Want Clarity On UPE
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
that since they are not supposed to pay fees under the programme, other scholastic needs like school uniforms, books and lunch are supposed to be provided by the government. "The only person who can come out clearly on the issue is the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Escalating Yemeni conflict reveals newly assertive Gulf statesclaims of 1500 troops mounted in hundreds of armoured vehicles fighting alongsi
Escalating Yemeni conflict reveals newly assertive Gulf states
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 days ago
claims of 1500 troops mounted in hundreds of armoured vehicles fighting alongside local Yemenis. The size of the force and its extensive use of heavy armour, indicates the contingent had deployed amphibiously, rather than via airlift, as in... Read more
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Independent
Small Talk: Financial technology can rejuvenate Britain – and be a force for goodhe has been introducing more than 30 British financial technology (fintech) com
Small Talk: Financial technology can rejuvenate Britain – and be a force for good
Independent / Posted 22 days ago
he has been introducing more than 30 British financial technology (fintech) companies to potential customers, investors and a broader network of business contacts. The Prime Minister thinks these firms can establish an export base in Asia and... Read more
28d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
CO2 reduction not enough to reverse ocean damageWorlds Energy & Transport Environment & Nature Health & Medical Innovation
CO2 reduction not enough to reverse ocean damage
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 28 days ago
Worlds Energy & Transport Environment & Nature Health & Medical Innovation & Technology Latest News in Science News Analysis Science Features Nature Features Analysis and Opinion Meet a Scientist Indepth Features Archive Great Moments... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"This Is The Largest Financial Departure From Reality In Human History"following on from the bursting of an epic financial bubble. What we have witnes
"This Is The Largest Financial Departure From Reality In Human History"
Zero Hedge / Posted 28 days ago
following on from the bursting of an epic financial bubble. What we have witnessed in our three decades of expansion and inflation is nothing short of a monetary supernova, and that period has been the just culmination of a much larger upward... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'We Should Not Fear GMOs As Long As We Strictly Follow the Bio-Safety Procedures,' Dr. Tileye FeyissaDr. Tileye Feyissa was born in Arsi Zone at a small town called Siltana. He gre
'We Should Not Fear GMOs As Long As We Strictly Follow the Bio-Safety Procedures,' Dr. Tileye Feyissa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Dr. Tileye Feyissa was born in Arsi Zone at a small town called Siltana. He grew up and attended primary and junior school there before he went to Bekoji for his secondary school. Then he joined Addis Ababa University and earned B.A degree in... Read more

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