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Astronauts Preparing for Asteroid Mission in Underwater Lab

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 09:41

Four US astronauts have been reportedly living 19 meters underneath the surface to prepare for an asteroid mission.

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AstraZeneca Joins Hands with Roche, Qiagen for New blood-based drug to Benefit Lung Cancer Patients

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 09:33

AstraZeneca has signed up an agreement with Roche and Qiagen to develop liquid biopsy-based smart diagnostics for detection of cancer and the effectiveness of medicines among the patients.

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Web cam Captures Loggerhead Sea Turtles’ Hatchings

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 09:30

On Friday, hatchings of hundreds of tiny loggerhead sea turtles were captured by a turtle webcam in Florida Keys.

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Tesla Motors Installs Supercharger in Billings

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 07:53

California-based electric-vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors has recently opened a Supercharger - that is, a multiple-bay vehicle charging station - in the parking area of Billings' Big Horn Resort wes

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Data speeds of Verizon’s unlimited 4G LTE subscribers may be choked beginning October

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 07:50

Tech website The Verge has revealed in a recent report that Verizon Wireless apparently has efforts underway to choke the data speeds of some of its subscribers of unlimited 4G LTE data plans, with ef

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US doctor tested positive for Ebola virus in Africa

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 07:44

In a concerning development, a US doctor, who was working with Ebola patients in Liberia, has been tested positive for the virus.

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Foxboro’s Danny Nickerson receives over 15,000 cards on 6th birthday

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 07:35

Danny Nickerson of Foxboro, Mass., received hundreds of birthday cards and packages from near and dear ones as well as from those who don't even know the boy personally.

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BlackBerry, Dell downplay potential threat from IBM-Apple enterprise partnership

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 10:18

With IBM and Apple having recently signed a partnership to sell iPhones and iPads loaded with corporate applications, rivals BlackBerry and Dell have asserted that they are not perturbed by the IBM-Ap

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Peak of Delta Aquarids meteor shower to be witnessed on July 30

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 07:49

The Delta Aquarids meteor shower happens every year from July 12 to August 23.

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Around 322 Species have Become Extinct over Past Five Centuries

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:06

A new study unveiled that around 322 species have become extinct over the last five centuries.

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Restoration Plans for Salmon and Steelhead in Central Valley Unveiled

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:53

On Tuesday, the state and federal wildlife agencies unveiled plans to restore endangered salmon and steelhead fish in Central Valley of California, including returning them to some habitats from where

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WSJ: Google made failed bid for Spotify streaming music service late last year

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:49

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) said in a Tuesday report that, in late 2013, US-based Internet search giant Google attempted to purchase Swedish streaming music service Spotify; but later backed out bec

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Transient Exoplanet with Longest Year Ever Seen

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 16:40

A transiting exoplanet has been discovered, which as per astronomers, has the longest known year. The planet named Kepler-421b circles its star after every 704 days.

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New Technique Helps Researchers Track Individual Cells in an Animal as it Grows

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 09:47

A new technique has been developed by researchers to track individual cells in an animal as it grows. An animation was created by them to recreate animal embryos and each cell is clearly visible.

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Tobacco Companies get favorable ruling in Menthol Cigarette case

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:38

A ruling was given in the favor of two tobacco companies, which challenged a petition in 2011, by a federal judge on Monday.

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NASA Honors Neil Armstrong by Renaming a Historic Building at KSC in Florida

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:07

A historic Kennedy Space Center facility in Florida, the Operations and Checkout Building, has been named after Neil Armstrong.

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UK consumers paying more for technology products than US consumers

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 07:26

UK watchdog Which? has revealed in a recent report that the cost that the UK consumers are paying for technology products is substantially higher than the cost being paid by their US counterparts.

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NASA Celebrates 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 17:21

On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the moon. After a few hours, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took the first steps on the lunar surface. The world stood amazed by the accomplishment.

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New Method Developed to Extract Radioactive Elements from Water and Air

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 09:41

Scientists have been able to successfully test a material that can extract atoms of dangerous or rare radioactive elements such as radon from air.

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Maximum Young Americans Not Aware of AIDS Infection, Says CDC

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:45

New HIV infection is found more in young Americans and around 22% students who are sexually active in high school have been tested for the virus, according to a news report from the Centers for Disea

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Healthy honeybees of Newfoundland are of an increasing interest for researchers in an attempt to understand why their colonies all over the world are struggling.

Dave Jennings of the provincial natural resources department says that the island is one of the few places left on the Earth, which is free of rampant bee parasites.


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