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ScienceBlogs
I get emailthing I should have done before replying to the initial request was check the s
I get email
ScienceBlogs / Posted 4 hours ago
thing I should have done before replying to the initial request was check the source. Can you guess at which “university” this class is being taught? Recently, the chimp Y chromosome has been completely sequenced. It is twice as long... Read more
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PhysOrg
Explaining crocodiles in Wyomingin the shade of palm trees from southwestern Wyoming to southern Canada during
Explaining crocodiles in Wyoming
PhysOrg / Posted 12 hours ago
in the shade of palm trees from southwestern Wyoming to southern Canada during the Cretaceous and Eocene. Exactly how the middle of the North American continent—far from the warming effects of the ocean—stayed so temperate even in winter months... Read more
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Daily Mail
Did giant prehistoric HYENAS limit the spread of early humans?humans are thought to have first ventured into Europe around 1.4 million years
Did giant prehistoric HYENAS limit the spread of early humans?
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
humans are thought to have first ventured into Europe around 1.4 million years ago, but failed to spread far across the continent. Exactly why these first members of the Homo family to arrive in Europe were unable to press home their advantage... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Africa Can Learn From China About Growing Its Agribusiness SectorBy Calestous Juma, Harvard University The World Bank projects that agriculture
What Africa Can Learn From China About Growing Its Agribusiness Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Calestous Juma, Harvard University The World Bank projects that agriculture and agribusiness in Africa will grow to be a US$1 trillion industry in Africa by 2030. To promote this outcome, the continent must review its incentive... Read more
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Business Wire
National Oilwell Varco Appoints Jose A. Bayardo as Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officerjoining National Oilwell Varco, Mr. Bayardo, age 43, served as Senior Vice Pres
National Oilwell Varco Appoints Jose A. Bayardo as Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
joining National Oilwell Varco, Mr. Bayardo, age 43, served as Senior Vice President, Resource and Business Development at Continental Resources, Inc. Prior to Continental, Mr. Bayardo spent nine years with Complete Production Services, Inc.,... Read more
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Quartz
Innovators and entrepreneurs will unlock Africa’s agribusiness promiseand agribusiness in Africa will grow to be a US$1 trillion industry in Africa b
Innovators and entrepreneurs will unlock Africa’s agribusiness promise
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
and agribusiness in Africa will grow to be a US$1 trillion industry in Africa by 2030. To promote this outcome, the continent must review its incentive structures. Agriculture averages 24% of GDP across the continent. With post-harvest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Taiwan's Link Between Personal Conduct and Economic SuccessI spent most of last week in Taipei at the Innovation Center for Big Data and D
Taiwan's Link Between Personal Conduct and Economic Success
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
I spent most of last week in Taipei at the Innovation Center for Big Data and Digital Convergence, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan, barely three weeks after Typhoon Soudelor swept through the Island. Amazingly, Taipei has been cleaned up. You wouldn't... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tackling Airport Infrastructure Problems2014, none of Nigeria's airports was rated highly. Yet, Nigeria processes passe
Tackling Airport Infrastructure Problems
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
2014, none of Nigeria's airports was rated highly. Yet, Nigeria processes passengers more than many other countries in the continent and would only come third after South Africa and possibly Egypt in terms of passenger facilitation for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bishop Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture 2015 On "The Promise and Challenge of 2015 for Sustainable Development"he left the office of Governor-General, he maintained a hectic pace at home and
Bishop Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture 2015 On "The Promise and Challenge of 2015 for Sustainable Development"
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
he left the office of Governor-General, he maintained a hectic pace at home and abroad, not least as Chancellor of the university hosting us tonight - Auckland University of Technology, but also in the service of the Commonwealth, the Anglican... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
The British Passion for LandscapePassion for Landscape: Masterpieces From National Museum Wales—making a visit a
The British Passion for Landscape
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
Passion for Landscape: Masterpieces From National Museum Wales—making a visit at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah—demonstrates this artistic progression with more than 60 works by some of the most renowned names in art... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Drug Discovery At UCT's H3D Attracts Global InterestGroundbreaking work by the University of Cape Town Drug Discovery and Developme
Drug Discovery At UCT's H3D Attracts Global Interest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Groundbreaking work by the University of Cape Town Drug Discovery and Development Centre, H3D, in the research and development (R&D) of a potential single-dose cure for malaria, has attracted international interest, funding and scientists from around... Read more
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PhysOrg
Debut of the global mix-masterin the past than what my experience was near the North Pole, trudging through t
Debut of the global mix-master
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
in the past than what my experience was near the North Pole, trudging through the snow." Now an associate professor at the University of South Carolina, Scher has made a career of climate science. He is part of an international team that recently... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa's Bizarro-World Foreign Policynew Policy School and Political Institute in Venterskroon, I and several other
South Africa's Bizarro-World Foreign Policy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
new Policy School and Political Institute in Venterskroon, I and several other scholars--including Patrick Heller of Brown University and retired Ambassador David Shinn of George Washington University--drew more than a bit of criticism over our... Read more
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express
Here comes the TORNADO: Extreme weather warning as UK set for 84F tropical storms TODAYdownpours, gales and storms bring August to a soggy end. A plume of deeply uns
Here comes the TORNADO: Extreme weather warning as UK set for 84F tropical storms TODAY
express / Posted 9 days ago
downpours, gales and storms bring August to a soggy end. A plume of deeply unstable, muggy air about to flood in from the continent will send thermometers rocketing by the weekend. The entire country could see highs in the low to mid 20Cs with... Read more
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The Courier
Ballarat MHR Catherine King's maiden speechplace for members to enjoy a short break, Ballarat's history has been less than
Ballarat MHR Catherine King's maiden speech
The Courier / Posted 10 days ago
place for members to enjoy a short break, Ballarat's history has been less than restful. The Ballarat gold rush of the mid-19th century changed the western district of Victoria, and indeed the colony, forever. The discovery of gold brought tens... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'There is no silver bullet': Isis, al-Qaida and the myths of terrorismwas portrayed as a sprawling global terrorist organisation, with obedient “oper
'There is no silver bullet': Isis, al-Qaida and the myths of terrorism
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 14 days ago
was portrayed as a sprawling global terrorist organisation, with obedient “operatives” and “sleeper cells” on every continent, and an ability to mobilise, radicalise and attack far beyond its real capacities. Historic incidents with no... Read more
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Washington Post
High chance the Atlantic could see its 4th tropical cyclone of the season this week— an African easterly wave — can be traced all the way back to eastern Africa o
High chance the Atlantic could see its 4th tropical cyclone of the season this week
Washington Post / Posted 16 days ago
— an African easterly wave — can be traced all the way back to eastern Africa on Aug. 9, then it traversed the continent and entered the Atlantic Ocean on Friday. As of Monday morning, it was located approximately 600 miles southwest of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Was Sardinia home to Atlantis? Experts think so.of Sardinia resembles ‘a marine Pompeii submerged by mud’ where metal tools, ce
Was Sardinia home to Atlantis? Experts think so.
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
of Sardinia resembles ‘a marine Pompeii submerged by mud’ where metal tools, ceramics, pots and oil lamps were found in the mid-20th Century, in a state suggesting people hastily abandoned the site. He wanted to uncover why Sardinia was plunged... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wonders Atop the Third PoleAfrican Tourism Monitor. The number is expected to increase as several investor
Wonders Atop the Third Pole
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
African Tourism Monitor. The number is expected to increase as several investors are eyeing the lucrative potential in the continent._ More importantly, global tourism arrival to the continent grew from 37 million into 2003 to 65 million in 2013.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unmasking Obama's Light Up Africa Projectto a generally acceptable standard of what passes off as supply. Roger Pielke J
Unmasking Obama's Light Up Africa Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
to a generally acceptable standard of what passes off as supply. Roger Pielke Jr, an environmental studies academic at the University of Colorado opined that the international community's definition of modern energy access is so scant that it may... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Africa Offers Growing Opportunities for Agricultural ProductsBy Mmatlou Kalaba, University of Pretoria Lecturer in Agricultural Economics a
Why Africa Offers Growing Opportunities for Agricultural Products
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
By Mmatlou Kalaba, University of Pretoria Lecturer in Agricultural Economics at University of Pretoria Disclosure statement Mmatlou Kalaba receives funding from National Research Foundation (NRF). The main drivers of demand for agricultural... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Where are the hurricanes? (SUN-8/9tolerable for a couple of days starting Tuesday. Tuesday: Mostly sunny and ple
Where are the hurricanes? (SUN-8/9
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 24 days ago
tolerable for a couple of days starting Tuesday. Tuesday: Mostly sunny and pleasant summer weather with highs in the low>mid 80s. Dew points will be closer to about 60-63° which will be rather pleasant overall in KC. I thought this afternoon... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The story of the St. Lawrence River: ‘Lifeblood of the country’ship would have felt “like a tiny Jonah entering an inconceivably large whale”
The story of the St. Lawrence River: ‘Lifeblood of the country’
The Globe and Mail / Posted 26 days ago
ship would have felt “like a tiny Jonah entering an inconceivably large whale” and would have been terrified by this “alien continent” that was swallowing them. A brilliant metaphor, perhaps, but utter poppycock. While it served his rather paranoid... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
End of an era as greengrocer closes down family businessproviding the people of Oxfordshire with fresh fruit and vegetables for 95 year
End of an era as greengrocer closes down family business
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 26 days ago
providing the people of Oxfordshire with fresh fruit and vegetables for 95 years, and at one point, served 10 of the Oxford University colleges. Last Friday 75-year-old Malcolm Hicks, who officially took over the company from his father Harold... Read more
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Oxford Mail
End of an era as greengrocer closes down family businessproviding the people of Oxfordshire with fresh fruit and vegetables for 95 year
End of an era as greengrocer closes down family business
Oxford Mail / Posted 26 days ago
providing the people of Oxfordshire with fresh fruit and vegetables for 95 years, and at one point, served 10 of the Oxford University colleges. Last Friday 75-year-old Malcolm Hicks, who officially took over the company from his father Harold... Read more
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NBA.com
Hoops tournament gives fresh life to an old-school conceptTeam 23, one of the semifinalists that came through the 97-team tournament to r
Hoops tournament gives fresh life to an old-school concept
NBA.com / Posted 27 days ago
Team 23, one of the semifinalists that came through the 97-team tournament to reach the semifinals on Saturday at Fordham University. "But it's hard. That's a lot of money, man." In its second year, TBT is an idea that, in retrospect, seems... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Championship 2015/16 guide: How are Reading FC and their rivals shaping up? (Part 2)he sticks around. The Egyptian winger has not missed a league game for City sin
Championship 2015/16 guide: How are Reading FC and their rivals shaping up? (Part 2)
Reading Evening Post / Posted 27 days ago
he sticks around. The Egyptian winger has not missed a league game for City since January 2013. Promotion: Derby, Middlesbrough, Burnley. Relegation: Charlton, Brentford, Rotherham. Did you know: Hull City were the last of all 92 English... Read more
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walesonline
Cardiff City for promotion? No chance, say the experts!season of woe, don’t merit a single mention from the journalists predicting whi
Cardiff City for promotion? No chance, say the experts!
walesonline / Posted 27 days ago
season of woe, don’t merit a single mention from the journalists predicting which sides will push for the Premier League. Middlesbrough and Derby lead the way, each gaining 18 votes to be promoted, followed by Burnley (13) and Wolves... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Louisiana editorial roundupto end the ban. They are right; we should support them. Online: Times-Picayun
Louisiana editorial roundup
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 28 days ago
to end the ban. They are right; we should support them. Online: Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana, on the new University Medical Center in New Orleans: It seemed at times that construction on the new University Medical Center to... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Louisiana editorial roundupto end the ban. They are right; we should support them. Online: Times-Picayun
Louisiana editorial roundup
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 28 days ago
to end the ban. They are right; we should support them. Online: Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana, on the new University Medical Center in New Orleans: It seemed at times that construction on the new University Medical Center to... Read more
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Pendle Today
Championship: Predictions for the new seasonXI as often as possible they have a great chance of equalling or even going bet
Championship: Predictions for the new season
Pendle Today / Posted 28 days ago
XI as often as possible they have a great chance of equalling or even going better than last year’s tenth. If not, it’ll be mid-table. Key player: Demarai Gray - Premier League class in the Championship and looking much stronger... Read more
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Pendle Today
Championship reporters’ tips for new season Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka looks dejected during the Sky Bet Champion
Championship reporters’ tips for new season
Pendle Today / Posted 28 days ago
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka looks dejected during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Final at Wembley Stadium, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 25, 2015. See PA story SOCCER... Read more
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Washington Post
On Greek island, migrants find paradise quickly turns to purgatoryswim, get out or we will all die!” yelled an Iraqi woman near the front, her be
On Greek island, migrants find paradise quickly turns to purgatory
Washington Post / Posted 28 days ago
swim, get out or we will all die!” yelled an Iraqi woman near the front, her belly swollen with an unborn child conceived amid war and now facing mortal peril at sea. Dutifully, four men jumped overboard into the wind-whipped waves as others blew... Read more
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NBA.com
Hoops tournament gives fresh life to an old-school conceptTeam 23, one of the semifinalists that came through the 97-team tournament to r
Hoops tournament gives fresh life to an old-school concept
NBA.com / Posted 30 days ago
Team 23, one of the semifinalists that came through the 97-team tournament to reach the semifinals on Saturday, at Fordham University. "But it's hard. That's a lot of money, man." In its second year, TBT is an idea that, in retrospect, seems... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
My Private Letter to President ObamaAccra were stirring and uplifting not only to me but also to tens of millions o
My Private Letter to President Obama
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
Accra were stirring and uplifting not only to me but also to tens of millions of Africans yearning to breathe free on the continent. You told it like it is and should be: "Make no mistake: History is on the side of these brave Africans, not with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Financing for (Under)Development in Africa?and argued that European colonial exploitation is principally responsible for t
Financing for (Under)Development in Africa?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
and argued that European colonial exploitation is principally responsible for the present underdevelopment of much of the continent. Rodney examined the political economy of African "underdevelopment" since the Europeans came to Africa in 15th... Read more
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NBA.com
Olajuwon: Godfather of basketball in Africaway, no? Over the groundbreaking years that followed after the boy walked into
Olajuwon: Godfather of basketball in Africa
NBA.com / Posted 1 months ago
way, no? Over the groundbreaking years that followed after the boy walked into a Lagos gym, he gradually added a gentle mid-range shooting touch, some nifty footwork sharpened by soccer training, a pair of championship rings won back-to-back,... Read more

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