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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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Routine dental procedure leads to teen’s death

Sun, 06/22/2014 - 05:33

A young understudy from Maine passed on in the wake of getting a substance consuming microorganisms days in the wake of experiencing routine dental surgery.

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President Obama Orders a Pollinator Health Task Force to Protect Bees

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 09:24

US President Barack Obama has announced that the government is planning to form a "Pollinator Health Task Force" in order to save the declining population of bees.

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Gorilla Jabari at LA zoo back to 360 pounds

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 08:35

The efforts of the veterinarians and the Los Angeles Zoo staff paid off well in the recovery of Jabari, a 16-year-old western lowland gorilla at the LA zoo.

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Pope Francis Condemns Legalization of Recreational Drugs

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 08:29

Pope Francis was present at a drug-enforcement conference in Rome.

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Introduction of Crop Irrigation Contributed to Vast Spread of Snail Fever

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 05:40

Scientists have discovered a schistosomiasis parasite egg in a 6,200-year-old grave in Syria.

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Health Food Labels Often Mislead Consumers

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 05:37

A new study has claimed that food labels often fool people thinking whatever information food companies convey through labels on their products is true.

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Workers at US Government Lab Possibly Exposed to Anthrax

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 05:30

A serious case of safety norms not being followed has come up in US government laboratories in Atlanta. Around 75 scientists and staff of this laboratory have been exposed to live anthrax bacteria.

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Facebook hit by its longest service outage since 2010

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:56

In what apparently was Facebook's longest service outage since 2010, the social network remained inaccessible to its 1.2 billion users worldwide for 30 minutes on early Thursday morning - June 19 - re

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Samsung releases several new updates for Gear Fit, Gear 2, and Gear 2 Neo

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 08:45

In a Wednesday announcement, bigwig device maker Samsung said that it has released a number of new software updates for its Gear Fit fitness band and its two smartwatches - Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo.

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Red Hat reports financial results for FY15 first quarter

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 08:25

On Wednesday, Red Hat Inc. - the world's largest seller of Linux software - reported its financial results for its fiscal year 2015 first quarter which ended on May 31, 2014.

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Victoria was young and had breast cancer

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