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New Kerala
NASA set to reveal 'surprise' find on Jupiter's moon Europa - newkerala.com #123774the presence of Paul Hertz, NASA's Director of astrophysics and William Sparks,
NASA set to reveal 'surprise' find on Jupiter's moon Europa - newkerala.com #123774
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
the presence of Paul Hertz, NASA's Director of astrophysics and William Sparks, astronomer with the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore. After journeying for nearly five years to our solar system's largest planet, NASA's Juno spacecraft... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Sustainability a matter of “survival”Monday, 26 September 2016, 1:43 pmPress Release: University of Auckland- for so
Sustainability a matter of “survival”
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 hours ago
Monday, 26 September 2016, 1:43 pmPress Release: University of Auckland- for society and capitalismA high profile business leader has warned that New Zealand must catch up with... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Most Australians believe climate change is occurring, survey findsClimate change: Survey finds 77pc of Australians believe it is occurring A sur
Most Australians believe climate change is occurring, survey finds
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 hours ago
Climate change: Survey finds 77pc of Australians believe it is occurring A survey of more than 2,000 Australians by the Climate Institute has found 77 per cent believe climate change is occurring and 90 per cent believe the Federal Government has a... Read more
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KERA North Texas
China Completes Largest Radio Telescope In The Worldreports the telescope cost $180 million, and displaced 8,000 people from their
China Completes Largest Radio Telescope In The World
KERA North Texas / Posted 17 hours ago
reports the telescope cost $180 million, and displaced 8,000 people from their homes to create the necessary 3-mile radius of radio silence around the facility. It will be used for "observation of pulsars as well as exploration of interstellar... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
China Completes Largest Radio Telescope In The Worldreports the telescope cost $180 million, and displaced 8,000 people from their
China Completes Largest Radio Telescope In The World
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 hours ago
reports the telescope cost $180 million, and displaced 8,000 people from their homes to create the necessary 3-mile radius of radio silence around the facility. It will be used for "observation of pulsars as well as exploration of interstellar... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
GREEN (URBAN) ACRES: Many praise urban agriculture throughout WV as building a healthier, stronger communityharvest the herbs, vegetables and flowers they’ve sown. “I don’t know that it
GREEN (URBAN) ACRES: Many praise urban agriculture throughout WV as building a healthier, stronger community
The Charleston State Journal / Posted yesterday
harvest the herbs, vegetables and flowers they’ve sown. “I don’t know that it was much of a sell,” he said. “It was more just a contagiousness of activity itself — doing it, building a community garden. People started coming over to see what was... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they gene
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they generate with neighbours. Community Power Agency director Nicky Ison, Jay Rutovitz and Tom Nockolds of Pingala Community Solar overlook Redfern Oval's solar panels. Photo:... Read more
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The Courier
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they gene
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they generate with neighbours. Community Power Agency director Nicky Ison, Jay Rutovitz and Tom Nockolds of Pingala Community Solar overlook Redfern Oval's solar panels. Photo:... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they gene
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they generate with neighbours. Community Power Agency director Nicky Ison, Jay Rutovitz and Tom Nockolds of Pingala Community Solar overlook Redfern Oval's solar panels. Photo:... Read more
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The Young Witness
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they gene
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they generate with neighbours. Community Power Agency director Nicky Ison, Jay Rutovitz and Tom Nockolds of Pingala Community Solar overlook Redfern Oval's solar panels. Photo:... Read more
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Western Advocate
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they gene
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they generate with neighbours. Community Power Agency director Nicky Ison, Jay Rutovitz and Tom Nockolds of Pingala Community Solar overlook Redfern Oval's solar panels. Photo:... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they gene
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they generate with neighbours. Community Power Agency director Nicky Ison, Jay Rutovitz and Tom Nockolds of Pingala Community Solar overlook Redfern Oval's solar panels. Photo:... Read more
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Manning River Times
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they gene
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they generate with neighbours. Community Power Agency director Nicky Ison, Jay Rutovitz and Tom Nockolds of Pingala Community Solar overlook Redfern Oval's solar panels. Photo:... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they gene
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they generate with neighbours. Community Power Agency director Nicky Ison, Jay Rutovitz and Tom Nockolds of Pingala Community Solar overlook Redfern Oval's solar panels. Photo:... Read more
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The North West Star
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they gene
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they generate with neighbours. Community Power Agency director Nicky Ison, Jay Rutovitz and Tom Nockolds of Pingala Community Solar overlook Redfern Oval's solar panels. Photo:... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they gene
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they generate with neighbours. Community Power Agency director Nicky Ison, Jay Rutovitz and Tom Nockolds of Pingala Community Solar overlook Redfern Oval's solar panels. Photo:... Read more
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The Border Mail
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they gene
The billion dollars NSW could have saved by 2050
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
Businesses, community groups and councils could share the solar power they generate with neighbours. Community Power Agency director Nicky Ison, Jay Rutovitz and Tom Nockolds of Pingala Community Solar overlook Redfern Oval's solar panels. Photo:... Read more
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Salon.com
Spinning science news: How the FDA keeps manipulating the mediaThis article was originally published by It was a faustian bargain — and it ce
Spinning science news: How the FDA keeps manipulating the media
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
This article was originally published by It was a faustian bargain — and it certainly made editors at National Public Radio squirm. The deal was this: NPR, along with a select group of media outlets, would get a briefing about an upcoming... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
A proposed energy market rule change could result in $1.2 billion in savings for NSW consumersA proposed energy market rule change that could save NSW consumers $1.2 billion
A proposed energy market rule change could result in $1.2 billion in savings for NSW consumers
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
A proposed energy market rule change that could save NSW consumers $1.2 billion by 2050 has been all but ruled out by the Australian Energy Market Commission. The Local Generation Network Credits rule change was put forward by the City of Sydney,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
City of Sydney request to change energy market rule all but rejectedproposed energy market rule change that could save NSW consumers of $1.2 billio
City of Sydney request to change energy market rule all but rejected
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
proposed energy market rule change that could save NSW consumers of $1.2 billion by 2050 has been all but ruled out by the Australian Energy Market Commission. A proposed energy market rule change that could save NSW consumers $1.2 billion by 2050... Read more
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The Border Mail
City of Sydney request to change energy market rule all but rejectedproposed energy market rule change that could save NSW consumers of $1.2 billio
City of Sydney request to change energy market rule all but rejected
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
proposed energy market rule change that could save NSW consumers of $1.2 billion by 2050 has been all but ruled out by the Australian Energy Market Commission. A proposed energy market rule change that could save NSW consumers $1.2 billion by 2050... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
City of Sydney request to change energy market rule all but rejectedproposed energy market rule change that could save NSW consumers of $1.2 billio
City of Sydney request to change energy market rule all but rejected
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
proposed energy market rule change that could save NSW consumers of $1.2 billion by 2050 has been all but ruled out by the Australian Energy Market Commission. A proposed energy market rule change that could save NSW consumers $1.2 billion by 2050... Read more
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iol.co.za
Stage set for battle over nuke projectBut Parliament has yet to see, let alone discuss, numerous documents that forme
Stage set for battle over nuke project
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
But Parliament has yet to see, let alone discuss, numerous documents that formed part of the department’s preparatory work on the nuclear- build project, including studies it commissioned on financing options, costs of waste disposal and... Read more
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The Borneo Post
NASA to reveal ‘surprising’ activity on Jupiter’s moonof the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface oc
NASA to reveal ‘surprising’ activity on Jupiter’s moon
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
of the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface ocean, even possibly some form of life. The US space agency has already proclaimed that Europa has “strong evidence for an ocean of liquid water beneath its crust and... Read more
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The Manila Times
NASA to reveal ‘surprising’ activity on Jupiter’s moonof the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface oc
NASA to reveal ‘surprising’ activity on Jupiter’s moon
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
of the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface ocean, even possibly some form of life. The US space agency has already proclaimed that Europa has “strong evidence for an ocean of liquid water beneath its crust and... Read more
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Raw Story
NASA set to reveal ‘surprising’ activity on Jupiter moon Europaof the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface oc
NASA set to reveal ‘surprising’ activity on Jupiter moon Europa
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
of the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface ocean, even possibly some form of life. The US space agency has already proclaimed that Europa has “strong evidence for an ocean of liquid water beneath its crust and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
NASA to reveal ‘surprising’ activity on Jupiter’s moonof the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface oc
NASA to reveal ‘surprising’ activity on Jupiter’s moon
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
of the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface ocean, even possibly some form of life. The US space agency has already proclaimed that Europa has “strong evidence for an ocean of liquid water beneath its crust and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
NASA to reveal 'surprising' activity on Jupiter's moonof the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface oc
NASA to reveal 'surprising' activity on Jupiter's moon
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
of the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface ocean, even possibly some form of life. The US space agency has already proclaimed that Europa has "strong evidence for an ocean of liquid water beneath its crust and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
NASA to reveal ‘surprising’ activity on Jupiter’s moonof the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface oc
NASA to reveal ‘surprising’ activity on Jupiter’s moon
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
of the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface ocean, even possibly some form of life. The US space agency has already proclaimed that Europa has “strong evidence for an ocean of liquid water beneath its crust and... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA to reveal 'surprising' activity on Jupiter's moon Europaof the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface oc
NASA to reveal 'surprising' activity on Jupiter's moon Europa
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
of the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface ocean, even possibly some form of life. The US space agency has already proclaimed that Europa has "strong evidence for an ocean of liquid water beneath its crust and... Read more
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New Kerala
Researchers develop device from spinach to produce electricity - newkerala.com #122882of electric power from a small photovoltaic cell that absorbs the excess light.
Researchers develop device from spinach to produce electricity - newkerala.com #122882
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
of electric power from a small photovoltaic cell that absorbs the excess light. This makes possible the conversion of solar energy into chemical energy that is stored as hydrogen gas formed inside the BPEC cell, suggested the study published... Read more
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USA Today
James Webb telescope to see first stars and galaxiesFla. — NASA’s next great observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, is progre
James Webb telescope to see first stars and galaxies
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Fla. — NASA’s next great observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, is progressing steadily toward a launch in just over two years, the mission’s senior project scientist said Thursday during a visit to the Florida Institute of... Read more
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New York Post
Cuomo’s SolarCity disaster could become a monument to corruptiondevelopment strategy: a massive, still unfinished “gigafactory” taxpayers spent
Cuomo’s SolarCity disaster could become a monument to corruption
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
development strategy: a massive, still unfinished “gigafactory” taxpayers spent $750 million to build and equip for SolarCity, a money-losing company with a foggy future. “This is the economy of tomorrow,” the governor gushed, according to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Two ex-aides to NY Gov. Cuomo, 7 others indicted for fraud, briberyadvisers, and Todd Howe, a longtime family confidante, were among the nine peop
Two ex-aides to NY Gov. Cuomo, 7 others indicted for fraud, bribery
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
advisers, and Todd Howe, a longtime family confidante, were among the nine people named in the complaint which was filed in US federal court in Manhattan, according to the New York Post. Percoco is accused of accepting hundreds of thousands of... Read more
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PhysOrg
X-ray laser glimpses how electrons dance with atomic nuclei in materialsAn illustration shows how laser light excites electrons (white spheres) in a so
X-ray laser glimpses how electrons dance with atomic nuclei in materials
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
An illustration shows how laser light excites electrons (white spheres) in a solid material, creating vibrations in its lattice of atomic nuclei (black and blue spheres). SLAC’s LCLS X-ray laser reveals the ultrafast “dance” between electrons and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers discover a cell in spinach that uses sunlight to produce electricity and hydrogenGraduate students Dan Kallman (left) and Gadiel Saper. Credit: Yossi Shrem, Tec
Researchers discover a cell in spinach that uses sunlight to produce electricity and hydrogen
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
Graduate students Dan Kallman (left) and Gadiel Saper. Credit: Yossi Shrem, Technion Spokesperson’s Office Using a simple membrane extract from spinach leaves, researchers from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed a... Read more
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New Kerala
Turkey to host 2017 global innovation conference - newkerala.com #122256The Russian capital this year hosted the four-day IASP Conference for the first
Turkey to host 2017 global innovation conference - newkerala.com #122256
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
The Russian capital this year hosted the four-day IASP Conference for the first time, following its selection as the venue after a global competition. China hosted the conference in 2015. The IASP's mandate is to contribute to global economic... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Warburg unpacks American solar energy potential“Solar is a technology that most of us have very close proximity to in our dail
Warburg unpacks American solar energy potential
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
“Solar is a technology that most of us have very close proximity to in our daily lives, and, in that respect, it is very different from the traditional power technologies that we are accustomed to,” said author Philip Warburg in his lecture “From the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
September 20, 2016blasting Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Powell, a prominent Republican, exp
September 20, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
blasting Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Powell, a prominent Republican, expressed different views of Clinton (ambitious, greedy and non transformational) and Trump (a national disgrace, an international pariah with racist leanings for... Read more
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PhysOrg
Musk looks confidently past Mars with interplanetary transport systemThe New Shepard reusable rocket is Blue Origin’s flagship. Credit: Blue Origin
Musk looks confidently past Mars with interplanetary transport system
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
The New Shepard reusable rocket is Blue Origin’s flagship. Credit: Blue Origin For Elon Musk, it's always been about Mars. Musk, and his company SpaceX, haven't always been explicit about how exactly they'll get to Mars. But SpaceX's fourteen years... Read more
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PhysOrg
Acceleration relation found among spiral and irregular galaxies challenges current understanding of dark matterspiral galaxies rotate at a nearly constant speed: the velocity of stars and ga
Acceleration relation found among spiral and irregular galaxies challenges current understanding of dark matter
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
spiral galaxies rotate at a nearly constant speed: the velocity of stars and gas inside a galaxy does not decrease with radius, as one would expect from Newton's laws and the distribution of visible matter, but remains approximately constant. Such... Read more
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Daily Star
NASA to lasso 'hazardous' asteroid and drag it back to earth sparking contamination fearsThe NASA robotic spacecraft (right) will snare an asteroid to bring it back to
NASA to lasso 'hazardous' asteroid and drag it back to earth sparking contamination fears
Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
The NASA robotic spacecraft (right) will snare an asteroid to bring it back to Earth NASA hopes to capture a "hazardous" deep-space asteroid and reel it back into the Earth's atmosphere. The first of a two-part mission will prepare... Read more
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The Register
Pluto's emitting X-rays, and NASA doesn't quite know howhas spotted X-rays emanating from Pluto. That's “cold, dead, former planet Plu
Pluto's emitting X-rays, and NASA doesn't quite know how
The Register / Posted 6 days ago
has spotted X-rays emanating from Pluto. That's “cold, dead, former planet Pluto with no magnetic field”, to most of us: orbiting between 4.4 billion km and 7.4 billion km from the sun out in the Kuiper belt, with no way to generate heat.... Read more
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New Kerala
Experts to attend European Climate Action Day event in Karnataka - newkerala.com #121104Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], Sept.20 (ANI-Businesswire India): European diplo
Experts to attend European Climate Action Day event in Karnataka - newkerala.com #121104
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], Sept.20 (ANI-Businesswire India): European diplomatic missions in Bangalore - representing the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, and France - along with Fraunhofer, are organising 'The European Climate Action Day:... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Riding the wave of renewable energy in Hawaii(Photo: Olsen via AP) KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii: In the waters off the coast of Hawa
Riding the wave of renewable energy in Hawaii
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
(Photo: Olsen via AP) KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii: In the waters off the coast of Hawaii, a tall buoy bobs and sways in the water, using the rise and fall of the waves to generate electricity. The current travels through an undersea cable for a mile to a... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Rubber sector’s 2H16 earnings to improve marginallyon the back of improving demand-supply dynamics which stabilised in end-second
Rubber sector’s 2H16 earnings to improve marginally
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
on the back of improving demand-supply dynamics which stabilised in end-second quarter of 2016 (2Q16). RHB Research Institute Sdn Bhd (RHB Research) believed that 3Q16 earnings for rubber product manufacturers could be sequentially stronger,... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
First wave-produced electricity in US goes online in HawaiiBy CATHY BUSSEWITZ Associated Press Published: September 19, 2016 11:00 AM KAN
First wave-produced electricity in US goes online in Hawaii
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 6 days ago
By CATHY BUSSEWITZ Associated Press Published: September 19, 2016 11:00 AM KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) -- In the waters off the coast of Hawaii, a tall buoy bobs and sways in the water, using... Read more
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PhysOrg
Diamond proves useful material for growing grapheneof pure carbon in everything from advanced touch screens and semiconductors to
Diamond proves useful material for growing graphene
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
of pure carbon in everything from advanced touch screens and semiconductors to long-lasting batteries and next-generation solar cells. But graphene's unique intrinsic properties – supreme electrical and thermal conductivities and remarkable... Read more
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New Kerala
President Ghani's second India visit promises closer ties - newkerala.com #120793sponsored/supported terrorism in Afghanistan. Afghanistan's army chief, Genera
President Ghani's second India visit promises closer ties - newkerala.com #120793
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
sponsored/supported terrorism in Afghanistan. Afghanistan's army chief, General Qadam Shah Shahim, visited India from August 29 to September 2, , 2016, met the three service chiefs, Union Minister of State for External Affairs, former Army Chief... Read more
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The Hindu
Heading to the Red Planetpresents an interesting exploration of the planet through documentary footage a
Heading to the Red Planet
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
presents an interesting exploration of the planet through documentary footage and scripted drama Of all the planets in the solar system, the one which has always fascinated earthlings is Mars because of its proximity and being considered as the... Read more
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