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Scoop.co.nz
Research supported in science investment roundThursday, 3 September 2015, 3:37 pmPress Release: University of OtagoThursday 3
Research supported in science investment round
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 hours ago
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 3:37 pmPress Release: University of OtagoThursday 3 September 2015Innovative Otago research supported in science investment roundFive innovative University of Otago-led... Read more
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The Advocate
Cox phasing out analog service; customers will have to lease cable boxes for each TV set in their homesCox is phasing out its analog cable service, a move that will require customers
Cox phasing out analog service; customers will have to lease cable boxes for each TV set in their homes
The Advocate / Posted 5 hours ago
Cox is phasing out its analog cable service, a move that will require customers to eventually rent cable boxes for each of their TVs but provide them with more high-definition channels, access to faster internet service and an increase in the amount... Read more
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The Advocate
Cox phasing out analog service; customers will have to lease cable boxes for each TV set in their homesCox is phasing out its analog cable service, a move that will require customers
Cox phasing out analog service; customers will have to lease cable boxes for each TV set in their homes
The Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
Cox is phasing out its analog cable service, a move that will require customers to eventually rent cable boxes for each of their TVs but provide them with more high-definition channels, access to faster internet service and increase the amount of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Anti-odor clothing hits big with shoppers, worries docsMany people dream of a world where their gym socks don’t stink, and pancake-siz
Anti-odor clothing hits big with shoppers, worries docs
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 hours ago
Many people dream of a world where their gym socks don’t stink, and pancake-sized pit stains don’t soak their shirt sleeves. The textile industry has tried to make that dream come true in recent years with a catalog of sleek, high-performance active... Read more
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Business Spectator
The age of sensorsTechnology supergiant Cisco’s former Australia boss Terry Walsh is sensing succ
The age of sensors
Business Spectator / Posted 7 hours ago
Technology supergiant Cisco’s former Australia boss Terry Walsh is sensing success. Walsh, who also successfully headed Cisco in Canada, is leading a push that could place Australia in the middle of the world’s oncoming multi-trillion-dollar... Read more
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The Advocate
Cox phasing out analog service; customers will have to lease cable boxes for each TV set in their homesCox is phasing out its analog cable service, a move that will require customers
Cox phasing out analog service; customers will have to lease cable boxes for each TV set in their homes
The Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
Cox is phasing out its analog cable service, a move that will require customers to eventually rent cable boxes for each of their TVs but provide them with more high-definition channels, access to faster internet service and increase the amount of... Read more
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The Washington Times
Online lenders, unconstrained by state laws, fill void where payday loan shops are bannedLast of four parts Short on cash, Vermont resident Jessica Gingras was lured t
Online lenders, unconstrained by state laws, fill void where payday loan shops are banned
The Washington Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Last of four parts Short on cash, Vermont resident Jessica Gingras was lured to the website of Plain Green LLC, an online lender whose site has cheery cartoons promising access to cash “as easy as 1, 2, 3.” The site suggests that an online loan may... Read more
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PhysOrg
Nest thermostat gets new lookThinner design? Updates on possible furnace problems? Check, too. Nest Labs
Nest thermostat gets new look
PhysOrg / Posted 9 hours ago
Thinner design? Updates on possible furnace problems? Check, too. Nest Labs on Tuesday released its third-generation learning thermostat, with a new look and features. The screen is 40 percent larger and has a higher resolution. "It gives it a... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Legal Marijuana In Arizona Would Generate Over $60 Million In Taxes AnnuallyArizona stands to generate more than $60 million in marijuana tax revenue annua
Legal Marijuana In Arizona Would Generate Over $60 Million In Taxes Annually
The Huffington Post / Posted 12 hours ago
Arizona stands to generate more than $60 million in marijuana tax revenue annually, if voters decide to legalize and regulate the plant for adult recreational purposes in 2016. But at least according to the GCI, a research organization focusing on... Read more
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Time
Donald Trump Hopes to Run Against Kanye West in 2020Every since Kanye West announced Sunday that he plans to run for president in 2
Donald Trump Hopes to Run Against Kanye West in 2020
Time / Posted 13 hours ago
Every since Kanye West announced Sunday that he plans to run for president in 2020, the hip-hop artist and current Republican candidate Donald Trump have been compared for their similar braggadocio and outsider status. Now, Trump himself has weighed... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Solar win in coal country shows cheap way to beat blackoutsNear a massive iron ore mine in the Northern Cape, almost 320 000 photovoltaic
Solar win in coal country shows cheap way to beat blackouts
Mail & Guardian / Posted 16 hours ago
Near a massive iron ore mine in the Northern Cape, almost 320 000 photovoltaic panels mounted to track the sun cover the rust-coloured earth. Spanish developer Acciona SA built the 94 megawatt (MW) Sishen solar project in about 16 months under some... Read more
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PhysOrg
A marine creature's magic trick explainedTiny sea sapphires' iridescence, created by a regular array of thin transparent
A marine creature's magic trick explained
PhysOrg / Posted 18 hours ago
Tiny sea sapphires' iridescence, created by a regular array of thin transparent crystal plates, is also the secret of their "disappearance." Credit: Weizmann Institute of Science Tiny ocean creatures known as sea sapphires perform a sort of magic... Read more
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DNA Info
New Times Square Sign Takes Aim at $15 Minimum WageTIMES SQUARE — A new Times Square billboard bites back against the campaign to
New Times Square Sign Takes Aim at $15 Minimum Wage
DNA Info / Posted 20 hours ago
TIMES SQUARE — A new Times Square billboard bites back against the campaign to raise part of the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour. "Who needs an education or hard work when Gov. Cuomo is raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour?" the billboard... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Trudeau vows to kickstart economy in new campaign adJustin Trudeau is walking up a down escalator – an obvious metaphor for what th
Trudeau vows to kickstart economy in new campaign ad
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
Justin Trudeau is walking up a down escalator – an obvious metaphor for what the Liberal leader warns is happening to the economy under Stephen Harper and the Conservatives, and what could happen if the NDP and Thomas Mulcair win government. Called... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
The Conversion exchange, part 2: How strict is the Israeli public when it comes to Jewish identity?Jewish wedding. Image via shutterstock.com Dr. Netanel Fisher is a visiting le
The Conversion exchange, part 2: How strict is the Israeli public when it comes to Jewish identity?
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 21 hours ago
Jewish wedding. Image via shutterstock.com Dr. Netanel Fisher is a visiting lecturer at Israel’s Open University and head of a research group at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem. Dr. Fisher holds a PhD from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He... Read more
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PhysOrg
Solar cell absorbs high-energy light at 30-fold higher concentration than conventional cellsBathing the Earth with enough energy in one hour to meet human needs for an ent
Solar cell absorbs high-energy light at 30-fold higher concentration than conventional cells
PhysOrg / Posted 21 hours ago
Bathing the Earth with enough energy in one hour to meet human needs for an entire year, the sun represents the ultimate source of clean, green sustainable energy. By combining designer quantum dot light-emitters with spectrally matched photonic... Read more
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PhysOrg
Manipulating the rotational direction of artificial molecular motors using supramoleculesConceptual diagram showing a molecular motor in action. A porphyrin dimer rotat
Manipulating the rotational direction of artificial molecular motors using supramolecules
PhysOrg / Posted 22 hours ago
Conceptual diagram showing a molecular motor in action. A porphyrin dimer rotates in the direction indicated by the solid arrow through injection of electric current into the dimer from the probe of a scanning tunneling microscope. Credit: NIMS A... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UC Santa Barbara neuroscientists uncover mechanism of Alzheimer's progressionMedical research has yet to discover an Alzheimer's treatment that effectively
UC Santa Barbara neuroscientists uncover mechanism of Alzheimer's progression
News-Medical-Net / Posted 22 hours ago
Medical research has yet to discover an Alzheimer's treatment that effectively slows the disease's progression, but neuroscientists at UC Santa Barbara may have uncovered a mechanism by which onset can be delayed by as much as 10 years. That... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Tree loss slows, but covers area twice size of Portugal in 2014An area deforested by illegal gold mining is seen in a zone known as Mega 14, i
Tree loss slows, but covers area twice size of Portugal in 2014
Reuters UK Edition / Posted yesterday
An area deforested by illegal gold mining is seen in a zone known as Mega 14, in the southern Amazon region of Madre de Dios in this July 13, 2015 file photo. JAKARTA The rate at which trees were cut down slowed globally for a third year in a row in... Read more
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Times of Malta
Likelihood of eurozone break-up at nine-month lowInvestor expectations of a eurozone breakup dropped to their lowest level in ni
Likelihood of eurozone break-up at nine-month low
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
Investor expectations of a eurozone breakup dropped to their lowest level in nine months in August as fears about a Greek exit from the bloc faded thanks to an agreement on a third bailout, Germany’s Sentix research group said yesterday. The... Read more
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Asian Venture Capital Journal
Korean conglomerates: Governance gridlockThe shareholder spat between Samsung and Elliott Management put Korea’s corpora
Korean conglomerates: Governance gridlock
Asian Venture Capital Journal / Posted yesterday
The shareholder spat between Samsung and Elliott Management put Korea’s corporate governance shortfalls under the spotlight, but industry participants don’t expect to see the chaebol brought into line "Lone Star is no longer the most unpopular... Read more
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The Hindu
Wetlands on path to destructionConstruction of SEZ continues to affect city’s largest wetland that connects Be
Wetlands on path to destruction
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Construction of SEZ continues to affect city’s largest wetland that connects Bellandur, Agara, Varthur lakes. The hope for protecting the city’s largest wetland – connecting Bellandur, Agara and Varthur lakes – that arose after censure from the... Read more
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Independent
Pharmaceutical firms spend €40m a year for 'privileged access' to EU decision-makersThe industry now spends at least €40m annually – 15 times more than NGOs and co
Pharmaceutical firms spend €40m a year for 'privileged access' to EU decision-makers
Independent / Posted yesterday
The industry now spends at least €40m annually – 15 times more than NGOs and consumer groups, according to estimates – as representatives from “big pharma” enjoy a “staggering” number of meetings with European Commission departments and... Read more
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The Mercury News
Nest thermostat gets new lookThinner design? Updates on possible furnace problems? Check, too. Nest Labs
Nest thermostat gets new look
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Thinner design? Updates on possible furnace problems? Check, too. Nest Labs on Tuesday released its third-generation learning thermostat, with a new look and features. The screen is 40 percent larger and has a higher resolution. "It gives it a... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Hits and Misses: Monterey County tourism bureau brings resultsHIT >> No surprise, of course, that the Monterey Peninsula is a world-class tou
Hits and Misses: Monterey County tourism bureau brings results
The Monterey County Herald / Posted yesterday
HIT >> No surprise, of course, that the Monterey Peninsula is a world-class tourist destination, but nothing wrong with quantifying that perception. Spending by the county tourism bureau equaled $127 million in tourist cash last fiscal year, a new... Read more
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iol.co.za
Spotlight on shark studiesAFPFile photo: The fin of an albino killer whale nicknamed Iceberg travelling i
Spotlight on shark studies
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
AFPFile photo: The fin of an albino killer whale nicknamed Iceberg travelling in a pod of 13 orcas near Bering island in the Commander islands in Russia. Cape Town - If there is an Orca in False Bay, Dave Hurwitz knows about it. He began... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Hulu shows new aggressive strategy in deal with EpixHulu knows it can be a worthy TV companion to consumers, but now it's angling t
Hulu shows new aggressive strategy in deal with Epix
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
Hulu knows it can be a worthy TV companion to consumers, but now it's angling to make for a better movie date too. Mere hours after Netflix acknowledged Sunday that it would not renew its distribution deal with pay-TV channel Epix, Hulu wasted... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Tulsa's Pothole Problem And What's Being Done To Fix ItA recent study from a national research group shows Tulsa roads are some of the
Tulsa's Pothole Problem And What's Being Done To Fix It
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted yesterday
A recent study from a national research group shows Tulsa roads are some of the worst in America, with almost half of them in poor condition. That same report claims those rough roads are costing Tulsa drivers over $900 a year in vehicle repair and... Read more
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Independent
Nazi 'gold train' explained: Is the train real, what is inside it and what are the authorities doing?Where is this happening? Along the Wroclaw-Walbrzych train line in western Pol
Nazi 'gold train' explained: Is the train real, what is inside it and what are the authorities doing?
Independent / Posted yesterday
Where is this happening? Along the Wroclaw-Walbrzych train line in western Poland. The area was formerly part of Germany. What were the origins of the ‘Nazi gold train’? At the end of WWII, as the Red Army advanced, the Nazis reportedly sent a... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Nest thermostat gets new lookThinner design? Updates on possible furnace problems? Check, too. Nest Labs
Nest thermostat gets new look
The Fremont Argus / Posted yesterday
Thinner design? Updates on possible furnace problems? Check, too. Nest Labs on Tuesday released its third-generation learning thermostat, with a new look and features. The screen is 40 percent larger and has a higher resolution. "It gives it a... Read more
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TheStreet.com
One Huge Reason China's Economy Is Stronger Than You ThinkNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- When it comes to the Chinese economy, the Street is ful
One Huge Reason China's Economy Is Stronger Than You Think
TheStreet.com / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- When it comes to the Chinese economy, the Street is full of Chicken Littles. But despite this widespread panic, the sky isn't falling in China. In fact, statistics are showing that Chinese consumer spending continues to grow... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Nest thermostat gets new lookThinner design? Updates on possible furnace problems? Check, too. Nest Labs
Nest thermostat gets new look
Silicon Valley / Posted yesterday
Thinner design? Updates on possible furnace problems? Check, too. Nest Labs on Tuesday released its third-generation learning thermostat, with a new look and features. The screen is 40 percent larger and has a higher resolution. "It gives it a... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA to study Arctic climate change ecosystem impactsNASA's ABoVE campaign will combine field work, airborne surveys, satellite data
NASA to study Arctic climate change ecosystem impacts
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
NASA's ABoVE campaign will combine field work, airborne surveys, satellite data and computer modeling to study the effects of climate change on Arctic and boreal ecosystems, such as this region at the base of the Alaska Range south of Fairbanks.... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UCSF-led team develops new technique to create tiny models of human tissuesA UCSF-led team has developed a technique to build tiny models of human tissues
UCSF-led team develops new technique to create tiny models of human tissues
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
A UCSF-led team has developed a technique to build tiny models of human tissues, called organoids, more precisely than ever before using a process that turns human cells into a biological equivalent of LEGO bricks. These mini-tissues in a dish can be... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Asian LNG price faces steep fall as perfect storm brews Published: 31 August 2015 2:55 PM | Updated: 31 August 2015 2:57 PM Asia's l
Asian LNG price faces steep fall as perfect storm brews
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 31 August 2015 2:55 PM | Updated: 31 August 2015 2:57 PM Asia's liquefied natural gas (LNG) market has fared worse than slumping oil markets, with spot prices down 60% since 2014. –... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2015 Badagry Festival - Calls for End to Modern Slavery in AfricaIt was another historic reunion between Nigerians and some Diaspora African mem
2015 Badagry Festival - Calls for End to Modern Slavery in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
It was another historic reunion between Nigerians and some Diaspora African members at the International symposium of the 15th edition of the Badagry Diaspora festival as people from all walks of life came to be part of the day and to celebrate the... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Campus researchers improve conversion of carbon dioxide into useful productsA group of UC Berkeley researchers has found ways to better reduce carbon dioxi
Campus researchers improve conversion of carbon dioxide into useful products
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
A group of UC Berkeley researchers has found ways to better reduce carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide in order to make chemical products, such as fuel and plastics. The group, led by campus chemistry professors Christopher Chang and Omar Yaghi,... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Likelihood of euro zone breakup at nine-month low in August - Germany's SentixA rainbow is seen behind European flags during a euro zone EU leaders emergency
Likelihood of euro zone breakup at nine-month low in August - Germany's Sentix
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 2 days ago
A rainbow is seen behind European flags during a euro zone EU leaders emergency summit on the situation in Greece at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, July 7, 2015. BERLIN Investor expectations of a euro zone breakup dropped to... Read more
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The New Yorker
The College FallacyAs the supply of college grads expands, many are taking jobs that shouldn’t req
The College Fallacy
The New Yorker / Posted 2 days ago
As the supply of college grads expands, many are taking jobs that shouldn’t require a degree.Credit Illustration by Leo Espinosa If there is one thing most Americans have been able to agree on over the years, it is that getting an education,... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Salesforce Lightning Strikes TwiceSalesforce last week launched Salesforce Lightning, combining its new Lightning
Salesforce Lightning Strikes Twice
E-Commerce Times / Posted 2 days ago
Salesforce last week launched Salesforce Lightning, combining its new Lightning Experience and new Lightning Design System with its Lightning App Builder and Lightning Components released last month. Lightning Experience ensures that information is... Read more
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The Columbian
Epix movies are jumping from Netflix to HuluLOS ANGELES — Hulu will expand its library in October as part of a new deal wit
Epix movies are jumping from Netflix to Hulu
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
LOS ANGELES — Hulu will expand its library in October as part of a new deal with cable network Epix. The news came just after streaming giant Netflix announced that it has decided against renewing its agreement in the U.S. with Epix. Hulu, the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Top safety picks for used carsTuesday, 1 September 2015, 12:27 pmPress Release: AA InsuranceKiwi motorists ha
Top safety picks for used cars
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 12:27 pmPress Release: AA InsuranceKiwi motorists have a fresh set of information to assist them in assessing the safety of their next used vehicle with the... Read more
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The Star
Asian LNG price faces steep fallSINGAPORE: Asian liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices could fall a further 25% in
Asian LNG price faces steep fall
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: Asian liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices could fall a further 25% in coming months as new supply, falling demand and weaker oil prices put it on par with iron ore and coal as the worst performing commodity of recent years. Asia’s LNG... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Epix movies to jump from Netflix to Hulu in new dealHulu will expand its library in October as part of a new deal with cable networ
Epix movies to jump from Netflix to Hulu in new deal
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Hulu will expand its library in October as part of a new deal with cable network Epix. The news comes just hours after streaming giant Netflix announced that it has decided against renewing its agreement in the U.S. with Epix. Hulu, the Santa... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Charge Transport In Hybrid Silicon Solar CellsAn HZB team headed by Prof. Silke Christiansen has made a surprising discovery
Charge Transport In Hybrid Silicon Solar Cells
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 2 days ago
An HZB team headed by Prof. Silke Christiansen has made a surprising discovery about hybrid organic/inorganic solar cells. Contrary to expectations, a diode composed of the conductive organic PEDOT:PSS and an n-type silicon absorber material behaves... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New safety ratings aim to help car buyersTwenty one used vehicles rated as top ‘safe picks’ of 220 crash-tested. A safe
New safety ratings aim to help car buyers
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Twenty one used vehicles rated as top ‘safe picks’ of 220 crash-tested. A safe pick for small cars include the Honda Civic. Kiwi motorists have fresh information to help assess the safety of their next used vehicle with the release today of the... Read more
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PhysOrg
As wind-turbine farms expand, research shows they could offer diminishing returnsRenewable wind energy is experiencing a boom, with more wind turbines popping u
As wind-turbine farms expand, research shows they could offer diminishing returns
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Renewable wind energy is experiencing a boom, with more wind turbines popping up across landscapes in the U.S. and abroad. Indeed, wind energy accounted for 3.3 percent of electricity generation in the United States in 2011, according to the U.S.... Read more
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The Christian Post
Franklin Graham Outraged at Hillary's Pro-Life, Terrorist ComparisonThe Reverend Franklin Graham has denounced recent remarks by Democratic preside
Franklin Graham Outraged at Hillary's Pro-Life, Terrorist Comparison
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
The Reverend Franklin Graham has denounced recent remarks by Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton comparing Republicans to terrorists. In a Facebook message posted on Saturday, the head of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association stated... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers unveil DNA-guided 3-D printing of human tissueA UCSF-led team has developed a technique to build tiny models of human tissues
Researchers unveil DNA-guided 3-D printing of human tissue
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
A UCSF-led team has developed a technique to build tiny models of human tissues, called organoids, more precisely than ever before using a process that turns human cells into a biological equivalent of LEGO bricks. These mini-tissues in a dish can be... Read more
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Newswise
Capturing and Converting Carbon Dioxide in a Single Step Researchers computationally design a cheap, efficient catalyst that captures c
Capturing and Converting Carbon Dioxide in a Single Step
Newswise / Posted 2 days ago
Researchers computationally design a cheap, efficient catalyst that captures carbon dioxide and creates a chemical building block. The Science Turning carbon dioxide from coal-fired power... Read more
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