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Study of electric fish genomes detects similar pathways

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:36

As many as six lineages of electric fish evolved their electricity-generating organs with the same genes, development as well as cellular pathways, according to a new study by Michigan State Universit

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Air quality improved over the last decade: NASA

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 03:40

The quality of air over much of the eastern United States, including Washington D. C., has improved over the last decade, according to NASA.

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Online Assistance Helps Robots Learn Faster

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 08:07

The learning process in robots can be improved by online assistance i.e. the best way for robots to learn would be by interaction with the larger online community.

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Facebook releases report on diversity of workforce; majority employees ‘male’ and ‘white’

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 07:25

In yet another indication that there is an apparent lack of diversity in workforce in Silicon Valley, social network Facebook released an expectedly lopsided workforce diversity report earlier this we

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New Test to Verify Reductions in Nuclear Warheads

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 08:20

According to researchers in the US and Britain, they have developed a simple way to verify reductions in nuclear warheads.

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NASA’s New Horizon Spacecraft to Carry Message for Alien Life

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 08:18

After completion of a mission to explore Pluto, the US space agency, NASA, wants to send a message to alien lifeforms out of the solar system.

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Infection Makes Come Back at Canandaigua Lake

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 08:08

Bad news for those who were thinking to have great beach time at Canandaigua Lake this year as shorelines and beaches are full of smelling fish carcasses.

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FDA Gives Green Signal to ReWalk

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 06:58

The Food and Drug Administration has approved ReWalk system that lets paraplegics to walk again for broad marketing in the United States.

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Tell your girl to be pretty smart rather than just pretty

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 06:55

A new Verizon commercial shows how parents' way of talking and addressing their girl child can in the long run discourage her interest from STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math), and all she

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Garden Centers Selling Plants being treated with Bee-Killing Pesticides

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 05:08

Top garden centers and nurseries, including some on Vancouver, have been selling bee-friendly home-garden plants being treated with neonicotinoid pesticides that kill or harm bees.

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NASA’s New Spacecraft for Manned Missions is Ready for Test Launch

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 05:04

It has been three and a half years for NASA since its shuttle program retired. Now, NASA is all set to launch its newest spacecraft designed for manned flight.

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Graduate Student Unravels the Mystery behind Source of Underwater Disco Light

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 04:56

A graduate student from the University of Berkeley, California, has unraveled the mystery behind how clam produces disco-like lights.

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US and German Astronauts Waiting for Thursday’s Football World Cup Match

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 07:13

FIFA World Cup fever has also engulfed the International Space Station (ISS). Astronauts at the ISS have been watching snippets of games that are broadcasted through the station's Internet.

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Google updates its Drive app suite, brings native editing for Office documents

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 07:08

During the course of its keynote at the I/O event on Tuesday, Google announced that it is updating its Google Drive app suite, to bring native editing for Microsoft Office documents.

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Traps set up in state vineyards to check bad moths

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 09:12

The Washington State University Tri-Cities viticulture and enology student are helping set-up 1,800 traps to check the presence of four moth species in vineyards of Benton, Franklin and Walla Walla co

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Hunting Trap-Jaw Ants Expanding their Territory across Gulf Coast of US

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 08:36

Researchers have revealed that an aggressive species of hunting trap-jaw ants has quickly expanded its territory across the Gulf Coast of the US.

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Coldest and Faintest White Dwarf Star Discovered

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 08:25

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory unveiled about discovering the coldest, faintest white dwarf star.

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Conference of Mayor Passes Resolution to End Marriage Discrimination Nationwide

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 06:59

Conference of Mayor took place in Dallas. The meeting was quite significant as it asked to put an end to marriage discrimination across the nation.

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Latest Robots Look and Talk Like Humans

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 08:34

Android robots which were showcased at a Tokyo museum look so much like humans and are so smooth in their speech that they almost outdo people.

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A Protein Provides Power to Heart and Lungs

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 08:14

Scientists have revealed that a protein, found in human hearts, lungs and arteries, organs that continuously stretch and retract, plays a role similar to the process that provides a way to power compu

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Extinction of the biggest shark resulted large size of whales

Experts have said that theextinction of the biggest shark may have resulted in whales growing so large in size.

A new study has suggested that Megalodon, an ancient 14-18m-long predator, may have helped keep the size of whales at check. Experts said that Megalodon may havepreyed on primitive baleen whales. These whales weresmaller than...

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