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Rising Sun
Concerned UP profs, students move to save General EducationMEDIA ADVISORY January 18, 2016 WHAT: Press Conference on General Education t
Concerned UP profs, students move to save General Education
Rising Sun / Posted 2 days ago
MEDIA ADVISORY January 18, 2016 WHAT: Press Conference on General Education to coincide with the opening of classes at UP Diliman WHERE: Palma Hall lobby, UP Diliman, Quezon City WHEN: January 19 (Tuesday), 11:30 a.m. PHOTO OPS: Media coverage... Read more
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Science Daily
A heat-seeking slingshot: Liquid droplets show ability to cool extremely hot surfaces: The discovery has the potential to improve technologies that involve microfluidics, heat transfer, heat exchange, micro-heat exchange, water management and thermal managementWhat you have just observed is an example of the Leidenfrost effect, named for
A heat-seeking slingshot: Liquid droplets show ability to cool extremely hot surfaces: The discovery has the potential to improve technologies that involve microfluidics, heat transfer, heat exchange, micro-heat exchange, water management and thermal management
Science Daily / Posted 3 days ago
What you have just observed is an example of the Leidenfrost effect, named for Johann Gottlob Leidenfrost, an 18th-century German physician and scientist. The phenomenon occurs when a liquid, upon approaching an object that is much hotter than the... Read more
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Investopedia
DJI, China's Drone Maker: "The Apple of Drones"?If you are not an unmanned aerial vehicle (or a drone) enthusiast, you’ve proba
DJI, China's Drone Maker: "The Apple of Drones"?
Investopedia / Posted 5 days ago
If you are not an unmanned aerial vehicle (or a drone) enthusiast, you’ve probably have not heard of Dajiang Innovation Technology Co. (DJI). However, this Shenzhen-based company has been on an impressive growth streak since its founding in 2006,... Read more
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PhysOrg
A heat-seeking slingshot: Liquid droplets show ability to cool extremely hot surfacesTurn on a skillet and let it heat up until it is well above the boiling point o
A heat-seeking slingshot: Liquid droplets show ability to cool extremely hot surfaces
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Turn on a skillet and let it heat up until it is well above the boiling point of water. Then sprinkle a teaspoon of water on the skillet and watch. Water droplets will bounce up, form spheres and scurry across the surface. What you have just... Read more
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Science Daily
New method proposed to probe the beginning of the universeThe most widely accepted theoretical scenario for the beginning of the universe
New method proposed to probe the beginning of the universe
Science Daily / Posted 11 days ago
The most widely accepted theoretical scenario for the beginning of the universe is inflation, which predicts that the universe expanded at an exponential rate in the first fleeting fraction of a second. However a number of alternative scenarios have... Read more
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Daily Mail
Will a 'time code,' finally explain the origin of the universe?Does the secret of the universe's origin lie in a 'quantum wiggle'? Primordial
Will a 'time code,' finally explain the origin of the universe?
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Does the secret of the universe's origin lie in a 'quantum wiggle'? Primordial clock signals could reveal if the Big Bang was actually a CRUNCH Ticks would appear in the cosmic microwave background from Big Bang The answers to the origin of the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Did ear sensory cell stereocilia evolve from gut microvilli?Scanning electron micrographs of the developing brush border on the surface of
Did ear sensory cell stereocilia evolve from gut microvilli?
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
Scanning electron micrographs of the developing brush border on the surface of control CACO-2BBE cells. Credit: Dr. Scott Crawley, Tyska Laboratory, Vanderbilt. Evolution likes to borrow. It can take an already-successful biological structure and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Theorists propose a new method to probe the beginning of the universeNew research suggests that oscillating heavy particles generated "clocks" in th
Theorists propose a new method to probe the beginning of the universe
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
New research suggests that oscillating heavy particles generated "clocks" in the primordial universe that could be used to determine what produced the initial conditions that gave rise to the universe. Credit: Yi Wang and Xingang Chen How did the... Read more
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The China Post
'Corrupt' officials in the mainland seized nearly US$1 billion: analysis BEIJING -- Mainland Chinese officials convicted in mainland China leader Xi J
'Corrupt' officials in the mainland seized nearly US$1 billion: analysis
The China Post / Posted 15 days ago
BEIJING -- Mainland Chinese officials convicted in mainland China leader Xi Jinping's sprawling anti-corruption drive have embezzled or misused nearly US$1 billion in public... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Corrupt’ Chinese officials seized nearly $1B – analysisJanuary 22, 2016 10:43 pm BEIJING: Chinese officials convicted in President Xi
‘Corrupt’ Chinese officials seized nearly $1B – analysis
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
January 22, 2016 10:43 pm BEIJING: Chinese officials convicted in President Xi Jinping’s sprawling anti-corruption drive have embezzled or misused nearly $1 billion in public funds, a new... Read more
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Asian Venture Capital Journal
Hong Kong's Future Fund: Securing the futureHong Kong’s new Future Fund has initial capital of $28 billion and a remit to i
Hong Kong's Future Fund: Securing the future
Asian Venture Capital Journal / Posted 18 days ago
Hong Kong’s new Future Fund has initial capital of $28 billion and a remit to invest aggressively in alternatives. To understand its approach, one must understand the Hong Kong Monetary Authority Hong Kong's Future fund is a large cap solution to a... Read more
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Business Spectator
China-led AIIB set for debutChina puts its stamp on the global order this weekend with the official launch
China-led AIIB set for debut
Business Spectator / Posted 22 days ago
China puts its stamp on the global order this weekend with the official launch of a Beijing-led infrastructure bank aimed at boosting its soft power and offering a new vision for global development not led by Washington. A little more than two years... Read more
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The Courier Mail
China-led AIIB set for debutChina puts its stamp on the global order with the launch of Beijing-led infrast
China-led AIIB set for debut
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 days ago
China puts its stamp on the global order with the launch of Beijing-led infrastructure bank. China puts its stamp on the global order this weekend with the official launch of a Beijing-led infrastructure bank aimed at boosting its soft power and... Read more
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Lifehacker
Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Spring Semester 2016Orientation: What Is Lifehacker U? Whether you’re headed to college for the fi
Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Spring Semester 2016
Lifehacker / Posted 24 days ago
Orientation: What Is Lifehacker U? Whether you’re headed to college for the first time or you’re back in classes after a relaxing summer vacation, or long out of school and interested in learning something new, now’s the time to turn it on and amp... Read more
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The Standard
HK$100m annually for state lab researchSixteen partner state key laboratories have been established at the University
HK$100m annually for state lab research
The Standard / Posted 25 days ago
Sixteen partner state key laboratories have been established at the University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the City University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Polytechnic... Read more

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