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Darien News-Review
Carla Wallach: What do moderate Republicans stand for?Education is vital if we are to have a generation capable of competing globally
Carla Wallach: What do moderate Republicans stand for?
Darien News-Review / Posted 10 minutes ago
Education is vital if we are to have a generation capable of competing globally and mastering ever-changing technology. It is unacceptable that our students are performing at abysmal levels of competency. Free national pre-kindergarten classes is a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Thermal modification of wood and a complex study of its properties by magnetic resonanceHeat treatment has proved to be an effective method of improving some of the us
Thermal modification of wood and a complex study of its properties by magnetic resonance
PhysOrg / Posted 17 hours ago
Heat treatment has proved to be an effective method of improving some of the useful properties of wood. Recent technological developments have achieved increased hydrophobic properties, better elasticity, and improved dimensional stability, among... Read more
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The Financial Express
Astronauts set to live in first expandable space habitatNASA astronaut Jeff Williams performed leak checks and installed hardware to mo
Astronauts set to live in first expandable space habitat
The Financial Express / Posted 19 hours ago
NASA astronaut Jeff Williams performed leak checks and installed hardware to monitor and support BEAM expansion set to begin at 6.30 p.m. (India time). The expansion could potentially start earlier, NASA said in a statement. (Reuters) Final... Read more
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The Atlantic
How the World WorksIN Japan in the springtime of 1992 a trip to Hitotsubashi University, famous fo
How the World Works
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
IN Japan in the springtime of 1992 a trip to Hitotsubashi University, famous for its economics and business faculties, brought me unexpected good luck. Like several other Japanese universities, Hitotsubashi is almost heartbreaking in its cuteness.... Read more
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The Hindu
From punch card to smart cardItihaasa is an app that provides historical context to the evolution of IT in I
From punch card to smart card
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Itihaasa is an app that provides historical context to the evolution of IT in India We should really invent a new name for “mobile phones” because this tiny handheld device is no longer just a phone but a powerful computer that can be a veritable... Read more
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Central Chronicle
ISRO Shuttle LaunchIndia’s pride ISRO launched its first space shuttle achieving its target and mi
ISRO Shuttle Launch
Central Chronicle / Posted yesterday
India’s pride ISRO launched its first space shuttle achieving its target and mission on May 23 at 7 in the morning to join the elite club of four nation U.S., Russia, France and Japan who had then capability and capacity so far in space science. It... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Political - HeadlineSanders campaign requests Kentucky vote recanvassSanders campaign requests Kent
Political - Headline
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 2 days ago
Sanders campaign requests Kentucky vote recanvassSanders campaign requests Kentucky vote recanvass Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign is requesting a recanvass in Kentucky's presidential primary, where he trails Hillary Clinton by less than... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
On and Around Campus: Week of 5/20 – 5/26Friday, May 20 Ana Castillo: “Black Dove” Chicana novelist and playwright Ana
On and Around Campus: Week of 5/20 – 5/26
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 3 days ago
Friday, May 20 Ana Castillo: “Black Dove” Chicana novelist and playwright Ana Castillo will be discussing her new book, Black Dove: Mamá, Mi’jo, and Me. In the book, Castillo remembers raising her son and the pain of witnessing his incarceration.... Read more
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Business Standard India
India's Central Asia dreams to set sail from ChabaharIn what is arguably the most important foreign visit of the year for Prime Mini
India's Central Asia dreams to set sail from Chabahar
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
In what is arguably the most important foreign visit of the year for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he signed a dozen deals with Iran. Emerging from decades of sanctions, Iran could soon be the most happening place for trade in the near future, with... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Russia's New Facial Recognition App Could End AnonymityImagine you’re sitting in a coffee shop. Out of the corner of your eye, you see
How Russia's New Facial Recognition App Could End Anonymity
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
Imagine you’re sitting in a coffee shop. Out of the corner of your eye, you see a stranger pointing his phone in your direction. The next day, you get an email from someone claiming to have seen you at the coffee shop. He’s asking you on a date. You... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A book explores caring physicians from around the worldYank Coble does big things as a leader in the medical community. The Jacksonvi
A book explores caring physicians from around the world
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
Yank Coble does big things as a leader in the medical community. The Jacksonville endocrinologist has led the Duval Medical Society, the American Medical Association and the World Medical Association. As head of the Center for Global Health and... Read more
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asianage
Another milestone in Indian space scienceIndia’s space feat of Monday morning is a small step for Indian technology but
Another milestone in Indian space science
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
India’s space feat of Monday morning is a small step for Indian technology but a giant step for Indian pride, both scientific and of the general public. The director of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, K. Sivan, has described the event, in terms... Read more
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PhysOrg
Transparent, flexible supercapacitors pave the way for a multitude of applicationsThe transparent, flexible supercapacitor prototype, based on single-walled carb
Transparent, flexible supercapacitors pave the way for a multitude of applications
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
The transparent, flexible supercapacitor prototype, based on single-walled carbon nanotube thin films, is shown during charging and discharging. Credit: Kanninen et al. ©2016 IOP Publishing (Phys.org)—The standard appearance of today's electronic... Read more
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dna
Here's a list of all the 12 pacts that India, Iran inked todayIndia and Iran inked 12 pacts and Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) on Monday
Here's a list of all the 12 pacts that India, Iran inked today
dna / Posted 3 days ago
India and Iran inked 12 pacts and Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) on Monday. This includes the most important agreement to develop the first phase of the Chabahar port in South Eastern Iran which will pave the way for India's goods to go to... Read more
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Japan Today
Obama's Hiroshima visit looks to future amid charges of selective amnesia ‹ Japan TodayJapan and the United States are presenting U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit
Obama's Hiroshima visit looks to future amid charges of selective amnesia ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
Japan and the United States are presenting U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to Hiroshima as an affirmation of a strong alliance and a step towards world denuclearisation, but critics see selective amnesia and paradoxes on nuclear policy. Aides... Read more
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Business Insider
A former Goldman Sachs chairman has some apocalyptic predictions about the economic impact of superbugsUnder instructions from U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, economist Jim O’Neil
A former Goldman Sachs chairman has some apocalyptic predictions about the economic impact of superbugs
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
Under instructions from U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, economist Jim O’Neill has spent the last two years looking into the problem of drug-resistant infections—bacteria and other microbes that have become impervious to antibiotics. In that time,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
BJP is driven by the workers, not a mother-son party: GadkariMinister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari is credited wit
BJP is driven by the workers, not a mother-son party: Gadkari
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari is credited with a turnaround in the highways sector, which was adversely affected by the policy paralysis during the UPA II regime. In an interview with Moushumi Das Gupta and DK Singh,... Read more
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Computer Business Review
The future of cyber security collaboration between nation states: Can the USA and Russia really work together?It might be a surprise to learn that the US and UK are collaborating on cyber s
The future of cyber security collaboration between nation states: Can the USA and Russia really work together?
Computer Business Review / Posted 6 days ago
It might be a surprise to learn that the US and UK are collaborating on cyber security matters with countries such as Russia or China. After all, in the case of the former, geopolitical tensions over Syria and Ukraine periodically flair up and the... Read more
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Wired News
Grindr Promises Privacy, But It Still Leaks Your Exact LocationA few days ago, I warned my wife that the experiment I was about to engage in w
Grindr Promises Privacy, But It Still Leaks Your Exact Location
Wired News / Posted 6 days ago
A few days ago, I warned my wife that the experiment I was about to engage in was entirely non-sexual, lest she glance over my shoulder at my iPhone. Then I installed the gay hookup app Grindr. I set my profile photo as a cat, and carefully turned... Read more
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dna
Obama's Hiroshima visit looks to the future amid charges of selective amnesiaJapan and the United States (US) are presenting US President Barack Obama's vis
Obama's Hiroshima visit looks to the future amid charges of selective amnesia
dna / Posted 6 days ago
Japan and the United States (US) are presenting US President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima as an affirmation of a strong alliance and a step towards world de-nuclearisation, but critics see selective amnesia and paradoxes on nuclear... Read more
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The New Statesman
The Tory civil war“Hey, what are you guys doing this Saturday?” crew members of the US guided mis
The Tory civil war
The New Statesman / Posted 6 days ago
“Hey, what are you guys doing this Saturday?” crew members of the US guided missile destroyer USS Lassen asked over the radio as it ploughed through the South China Sea last autumn. “We got pizza and wings. What are you guys eating?” The questions... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Obama's Hiroshima visit looks to future amid charges of selective amnesiaTOKYO/WASHINGTON: Japan and the United States are presenting U.S. President Bar
Obama's Hiroshima visit looks to future amid charges of selective amnesia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO/WASHINGTON: Japan and the United States are presenting U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima as an affirmation of a strong alliance and a step towards world denuclearisation, but critics see selective amnesia and paradoxes on nuclear... Read more
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The Star
Obama's Hiroshima visit looks to future amid charges of selective amnesiaTOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japan and the United States are presenting U.S. Pr
Obama's Hiroshima visit looks to future amid charges of selective amnesia
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japan and the United States are presenting U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima as an affirmation of a strong alliance and a step towards world denuclearisation, but critics see selective amnesia and paradoxes... Read more
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Swissinfo
Obama's Hiroshima visit looks to future amid charges of selective amnesiaBy Linda Sieg and Matt Spetalnick TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japan and the U
Obama's Hiroshima visit looks to future amid charges of selective amnesia
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
By Linda Sieg and Matt Spetalnick TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japan and the United States are presenting U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima as an affirmation of a strong alliance and a step towards world denuclearisation, but critics... Read more
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Reuters
Obama's Hiroshima visit looks to future amid charges of selective amnesiaU.S. President Barack Obama arrives to award National Medals of Science and Nat
Obama's Hiroshima visit looks to future amid charges of selective amnesia
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
U.S. President Barack Obama arrives to award National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology and Innovation to honorees at the White House in Washington, U.S. May 19, 2016. TOKYO/WASHINGTON Japan and the United States are presenting... Read more
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PR.com
TriFoil Installs Russia�s First 3D Optical Imager in Novosibirsk Chatsworth, CA, May 17, 2016 --(PR.com)-- In February 2016, TriFoil Imaging i
TriFoil Installs Russia�s First 3D Optical Imager in Novosibirsk
PR.com / Posted 9 days ago
Chatsworth, CA, May 17, 2016 --(PR.com)-- In February 2016, TriFoil Imaging in collaboration with GenMedica Baltic Ltd and assistance of BioVitrum Ltd installed Russia’s first 3D... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
University Of Electro-Communications Tokyo Research Ultrafast Pulses Shed Light On Photochemical ProcessesTunnelling ionization studies by researchers at University of Electro-Communica
University Of Electro-Communications Tokyo Research Ultrafast Pulses Shed Light On Photochemical Processes
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 9 days ago
Tunnelling ionization studies by researchers at University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, and colleagues show changes in electron distributions between ground- and excited-state in laser tunnelling ionization of molecules. The findings are... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
David Saint-Jacques Will Be Next Canadian To Fly To ISSSelection Announced Monday By CSA The Honorable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Inn
David Saint-Jacques Will Be Next Canadian To Fly To ISS
The Aero-News Network / Posted 9 days ago
Selection Announced Monday By CSA The Honorable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and the Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), announced on Monday that Canadian astronaut David... Read more
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PhysOrg
Canadian astronaut to join ISS in 2018A Soyuz rocket, like this TMA-19M, will take Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jac
Canadian astronaut to join ISS in 2018
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
A Soyuz rocket, like this TMA-19M, will take Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques to the International Space Station in late 2018 Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques will travel to the International Space Station (ISS) for a six-month mission in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Naledi Pandor - Bio-Manufacturing Industry Development Centre LaunchDr Sibisi, Ms Najwah Allie-Edries, entrepreneurs and innovators, it's a pleasur
Minister Naledi Pandor - Bio-Manufacturing Industry Development Centre Launch
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Dr Sibisi, Ms Najwah Allie-Edries, entrepreneurs and innovators, it's a pleasure to be here at the CSIR. The CSIR has always been a government-funded organisation, and today derives about 80% of its income from public funds, either directly in the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Claire Traweek Scholastic SuperstarClaire Traweek School: Abington Heights High School Parents: Paula and Brian
Claire Traweek Scholastic Superstar
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Claire Traweek School: Abington Heights High School Parents: Paula and Brian Traweek Plans: To attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and study computer science. Claire Traweek organized a first-of-its-kind individual idea sharing event... Read more
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The Economic Times
India, Bangladesh power ties with 21st-century nuclear dealNEW DELHI: India has concluded a nuclear agreement with Bangladesh in a sign th
India, Bangladesh power ties with 21st-century nuclear deal
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
NEW DELHI: India has concluded a nuclear agreement with Bangladesh in a sign that the bilateral neighbourhood relationship is becoming special. The core of the new engagement is all 21st century — energy, connectivity, security. "We are politically... Read more
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Daily Mail
How the CIA got Nelson Mandela arrestedHow the CIA got Mandela arrested: Agent provided tip-off that led to Nelson's a
How the CIA got Nelson Mandela arrested
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
How the CIA got Mandela arrested: Agent provided tip-off that led to Nelson's arrest and 27 YEARS in prison because he says the ANC leader was 'a toy of the Soviet Union' Mandela was arrested in 1962 on his way from Durban to Johannesburg Rumors... Read more
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Salon.com
The House science committee hates science and should be disbandedAs if named by a Congressional Office of Dark Irony, The House Committee on Sci
The House science committee hates science and should be disbanded
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
As if named by a Congressional Office of Dark Irony, The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology really seems to hate science. Its current chair, Lamar Smith, R – Tex., is a climate change denier, seeing a conspiracy in the overwhelming... Read more
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NBC News
Three Black Female Astronauts Share Their Small Steps, Giant LeapsTaraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe are pretty out of this worl
Three Black Female Astronauts Share Their Small Steps, Giant Leaps
NBC News / Posted 13 days ago
Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe are pretty out of this world, so it's only right that they were selected to depict the first African-American women to work for NASA in the upcoming film, Hidden Figures. Based on the book Hidden... Read more
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Business Wire
Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB: Alprolix® (rFIXFc) approved in the EU for the treatment of haemophilia BFirst Fc Fusion therapy approved for haemophilia B in the EU to provide extende
Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB: Alprolix® (rFIXFc) approved in the EU for the treatment of haemophilia B
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
First Fc Fusion therapy approved for haemophilia B in the EU to provide extended protection against bleeds. Alprolix is indicated for both on-demand and prophylaxis treatment of people with haemophilia B in all ages. Prophylactically, it can be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula - Defence and Military Veterans Dept Budget Vote 2016Co-Chairperson and members of the Joint Standing Committee on Defence and the P
Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula - Defence and Military Veterans Dept Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Co-Chairperson and members of the Joint Standing Committee on Defence and the Portfolio Committee on Defence; On the occasion of his inauguration as President and appointment as the first Commander-in-Chief of our South African National Defence... Read more
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The Jewish Press
At 68 – is Israel isolated?Happy Birthday Israel! 68 years young! Secretary of State John Kerry and other
At 68 – is Israel isolated?
The Jewish Press / Posted 14 days ago
Happy Birthday Israel! 68 years young! Secretary of State John Kerry and other Western policy-makers – joined by the “elite” Western media – contend that 68 year-old Israel is increasingly isolated due to its defiance of global pressure to evacuate... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Night & DayTiffany Haddish (posing with the star of Keanu) comes to the Arlington Improv t
Night & Day
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
Tiffany Haddish (posing with the star of Keanu) comes to the Arlington Improv this weekend. Courtesy of Facebook. Wed 11 - Stage West’s Festival of the Kid features the winning entries in the troupe’s Neighborhood Play Contest cast with area... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Michael Hudson: Warning to Europe – How the TTIP Threatens Public Health Care and PensionsBy Michael Hudson. From a speech to SANICADEMIA on May 10, 2016 in Villach, Aus
Michael Hudson: Warning to Europe – How the TTIP Threatens Public Health Care and Pensions
Naked Capitalism / Posted 15 days ago
By Michael Hudson. From a speech to SANICADEMIA on May 10, 2016 in Villach, Austria for the 5th International Congress on Geriatrics and Gerontology and the 59th Austrian Convention for Hospital Management: “We’re Living Longer: The healthcare... Read more
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Business Wire
ANGUS Celebrates Opening of New Customer Application Center in ParisBUFFALO GROVE, Ill. & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ANGUS Chemical Company, a leading
ANGUS Celebrates Opening of New Customer Application Center in Paris
Business Wire / Posted 16 days ago
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ANGUS Chemical Company, a leading manufacturer and marketer of nitroalkanes and their derivatives, today announced the grand opening of its newest Customer Application Center in Paris. Bringing together... Read more
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Raw Story
Researchers find clues about the millennia-old mystery of the origins of Yiddish language and Ashkenazi JewsAt 1,000 years, the search for the location of Ashkenaz – thought to be the bir
Researchers find clues about the millennia-old mystery of the origins of Yiddish language and Ashkenazi Jews
Raw Story / Posted 19 days ago
At 1,000 years, the search for the location of Ashkenaz – thought to be the birthplace of Ashkanazic Jews and the Yiddish language – is one of the longest quests in human history. It is perhaps second only in length to the search for Noah’s Ark which... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indo-Dutch research group to study crowd dynamics, behaviourThe three-year long, Euro 2 million-project is funded by the Indo-Dutch Joint R
Indo-Dutch research group to study crowd dynamics, behaviour
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
The three-year long, Euro 2 million-project is funded by the Indo-Dutch Joint Research Programme, and backed by organisations such as Honeywell, Tata Memorial Centre and Tech MahindraThe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria, Super Majors and Research LaggardsThe Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, and Group Managing Director(GMD)
Nigeria, Super Majors and Research Laggards
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, and Group Managing Director(GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Ibe Kachikwu recently contemplated a strategic petroleum products reservefor the country. He was thinking about... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
New device to allow bypass surgery without stopping heartBeijing: Scientists claim to have developed a unique device that will enable do
New device to allow bypass surgery without stopping heart
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
Beijing: Scientists claim to have developed a unique device that will enable doctors to perform heart bypass surgery without stopping the organ itself. The stapler like device for mending blood vessels using strong staples makes it possible to... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Efficiency, Technology Key To Cost-Saving Strategies At Electric BoatHARTFORD — A top engineer at Electric Boat detailed for a group of manufacturer
Efficiency, Technology Key To Cost-Saving Strategies At Electric Boat
Hartford Courant / Posted 21 days ago
HARTFORD — A top engineer at Electric Boat detailed for a group of manufacturers Thursday how the submarine manufacturer is making good on its promise to keep down costs on its multibillion-dollar Navy projects. Building the massive vessels in... Read more
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The Hindu
New device to allow bypass surgery without stopping heartThis new stitching instrument developed by researchers and their colleagues fro
New device to allow bypass surgery without stopping heart
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
This new stitching instrument developed by researchers and their colleagues from Australia’s Endogene—Globetek medical company allows doctors to operate on the heart while it beats. Scientists claim to have developed a unique device that will enable... Read more
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New Kerala
Scientists develop new heart bypass surgery device - newkerala.com #59072Moscow, May 5 : A team of international scientists has developed a device that
Scientists develop new heart bypass surgery device - newkerala.com #59072
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
Moscow, May 5 : A team of international scientists has developed a device that will help doctors to perform heart bypass surgery without stopping the heart. Scientists from MISiS National University of Science and Technology, Moscow and their... Read more
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Mashable
Facial recognition app used to shame sex workers in RussiaSex workers and pornography actresses in Russia are being identified through a
Facial recognition app used to shame sex workers in Russia
Mashable / Posted 22 days ago
Sex workers and pornography actresses in Russia are being identified through a facial recognition app and then harassed online. It's a sad and sadly inevitable use of such technology, which has already become relatively ubiquitous through photo... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Is imitation limitation? The case of China and NigeriaFeature Article of Wednesday, 4 May 2016 We have as many motivational books as
Is imitation limitation? The case of China and Nigeria
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 22 days ago
Feature Article of Wednesday, 4 May 2016 We have as many motivational books as the speakers feeding us with maxims and principles daily. As Stonebwoy puts it in his Bhim Nation, "dem say this dem say that ooo" as principles. One of the "dem say this... Read more
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