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Washington Agency Meeting witnessed Ranchers’ anger over Wolf Attacks

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:54

During Tuesday night, a public meeting saw more than 200 Stevens County residents, gathered to voice their concerns on the way the state is adopting to manage wolves in Northeast Washington.

All the people present at the meeting took their turns to the microphone and gave their opinions. Many Washington residents said that they wanted wolves, but majority of them were against it.

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Diet Difference allowed Different dinosaur Species to co-exist

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:32

Researchers from the University of Bristol and the Natural History Museum in London have claimed to find how different species of dinosaurs lived alongside with one another in prehistoric ecosystems.

According to researchers, different sauropod species, which were the largest land animals of all time, co-existed in the same environment because their diets were different.

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Next-generation weather satellite Launched by Japan via H-2A rocket

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:12

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced the launch of a new generation weather satellite ,Himawari-8 on Oct. 7 from the Tanegashima Space Center aboard an H-2A carrier rocket at 14:16 local time (05:16 UTC).

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Breast cancer survivors honored at YWCA’s ‘Light Up Riehle Plaza’ event

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:07

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and so spreading awareness about it in Breast Cancer Awareness Month of October is of great importance.

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GTAT’s bankruptcy raises doubts about sapphire screen for next-gen iPhone

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 07:45

On October 6, GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) - the company which supplies sapphire glass to Apple for the Apple Watch device - filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The move has triggered doubts about whether tech giant Apple will use sapphire as a protective cover for its next-generation iPhone, because the company will not likely source the material from another supplier.

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Launch Abort System Installed on NASA's Orion Crew Capsule

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 07:20

To prepare for first launch, which is just under two months away, the emergency launch abort system (LAS) has been installed on NASA's path finding Orion crew capsule.

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Worst Coral Bleaching Reported In Hawaii

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 07:11

Scientists have reported the worst coral bleaching occurring on Hawaii Island's wind-facing coast. The research team has blamed the lack of trade winds in the region for the bleaching.

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Three win Nobel Prize in Medicine for finding Brain’s ‘Inner GPS’

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:46

Three scientists have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for finding "an inner GPS in the brain" that allows all living beings to navigate their surroundings.

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New Method to create 3D Models of Memory-Relevant Brain Structures developed

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:24

To know about how memories are formed, researchers have recently developed a new method for creating 3D models of memory-relevant brain structures.

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World’s Biggest Telescope to be built on Hawaii Island

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:07

Japan, China, India, the US and Canada have joined hands to build the world's biggest telescope near the summit of the dormant Mauna Kea volcano on Hawaii Island. The telescope will be placed above the clouds at 13,796 feet, thereby offering a clear and deep view of the skies above for 300 days a year.

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Quantum computing allows Creation of Creative Robots

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:05

According to researchers from Spain and Austria, quantum computing can be helpful in creating powerful computer and creative robots. The robots created with quantum computing could be more creative and smarter than traditional ones. The researchers stated that tools of quantum computing make robots learn and respond faster to stimuli around them.

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Bristol University officially opens its Green Building today

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:29

Bristol University has officially opened its green building on the campus today. The building was unveiled by renowned broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough.

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See Moon Turning Coppery Red during Total Lunar Eclipse on Early Wednesday Morning

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:01

Second and final total lunar eclipse will occur on early Wednesday morning. A treat for early risers and stargazers, the eclipse will start at 4.16 am. The moon will take a coppery hue just before sunrise on the East Coast.

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14,300-year-old Dried Human Feces found in Paisley Caves

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 07:59

Scientists have found dried human excrement dating to 14,400 years ago in Paisley Caves situated near the town of Paisley in south-central Oregon. According to a report from the University of Oregon, DNA from these ancient feces has provided vital information on how the first settlers in North America spread out across the continent.

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New York Times Editor apologizes to its Readers for Deriding-Cartoon on India’s Mars Mission

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 13:50

The New York Times newspaper issued an apology to its readers. The newspaper issued the apology in response to criticism from its readers for a cartoon on India’s Mars Mission. The New York Times clarified that the newspaper had no intentions to ‘impugn India’. The clarification was given by the newspaper on early Monday morning on the New York Times’ Facebook page.

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Two Women to give birth using Transplanted Wombs donated by their Own Mothers

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:40

In a remarkable breakthrough in the medical world, two women are due to give birth using transplanted wombs donated by their own mothers. This would mean that each womb has carried two generations of the same family.

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600-Year-Old Maori Canoe provides Insights into Polynesian Explorers

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:37

New Zealand researchers, who studied the 600-year-old Maori canoe that was found back in 2012 at Anaweka, stated that the relic provided them with a valuable insight into the Polynesian exploration of the Pacific in pre- European times.

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Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Breast Center offers Best Treatment Options for Breast Cancer

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:22

Breast cancer is found in one in eight women. The most prevalent causes of hereditary breast cancer include mutations in the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 gene.

However, earlier detection of breast cancer and new treatments have led to significant reduction in death rate of breast cancer, with a 2% drop per year since 1990.

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Humans Consuming More Resources than the Planet Can Provide

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:14

Humans are consuming more resources than the planet can provide, a trend that has been progressively getting worse over the past 50 years.

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Facebook plans to venture into healthcare arena with support groups and dedicated apps

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 09:24

According to a Reuters report, some Facebook 'insiders' have revealed that the social network is apparently mulling its foray into the healthcare arena with support groups and dedicated apps.

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