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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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Winemakers protesting ICANN’s planned launch of .wine and .vin addresses

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 06:51

Ahead of the scheduled meeting of ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) stakeholders in London this week, winemakers in Europe, Australia and California are protesting a decision

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Cruise introduces first highway autopilot technology for a car

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 06:19

A Business Insider report has revealed that San Francisco-based startup Cruise has developed an autopilot which can, eventually, be installed in any ordinary car to turn it into a self-driving car.

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Risk of Autism Increases with Prenatal Exposure to Pesticides

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 05:16

Risk of autism and other developmental abnormalities increase with prenatal exposure to pesticides, finds a new study.

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La Brea Tar Pits Reopen to Public

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 08:25

For the first time in 20 years, La Brea Tar Pits has opened to public. The pit is an archaeological site, where prehistoric fossils have been discovered.

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Courts Trying to Lessen Fast-Growing National Heroin Problem

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 06:30

Judge Robert Peeler told Cynthia Fugate, a common pleas court judge in southwest Ohio's Warren County, that he is among those judges who are trying to lessen the heroin problem by providing treatment

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Standing during Meetings could Give Better Results

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 06:26

Official meetings a number of times look quite boring due to which many people just come and sit in the meeting without making it productive.

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Average price of a gallon of gas across US has increased 1.87 cents in past two weeks

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 05:13

According to Lundberg Survey, there has been a 1.87-cent increase in the average price of one gallon of regular gasoline across the US in the last two weeks.

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Increase in Numbers of Great White Sharks off U.S. Atlantic Coast

Sun, 06/22/2014 - 08:50

A large increase in population of great white sharks has been reported off the U. S. Atlantic Coast since after launch of conservation measures to stop decline in shark population early 1990s.

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Emperor Penguins Shift Nesting Place due to Climatic Conditions

Sun, 06/22/2014 - 08:47

Global warming could be the reason forrelocation of nesting placefor some of the emperor penguins in the Antarctic Peninsual, said researchers from University of Minnesota (UM).

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Google takes initiative to change gender disparity in field of code writing

Sun, 06/22/2014 - 07:44

The field of software writing for computers is dominated by men, but technology major Google has started making efforts to change the gender disparity in its own workforce.

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Women’s Shapewear sellers agree to refund $1.5 million

On Monday, the Federal Trade Commission announced that two companies that sell women's shapewear infused with caffeine have agreed to settle charges, which stated that they have fallaciously advertised their products saying they would reduce cellulite and zap fat.

Both the companies will be refunding $1.5 million to consumers. The...

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