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UK wind power share shows record rise

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The United Kingdom wind power production has been enjoying an upward trajectory, and on Tuesday wind power achieved a significant energy production milestone, reported Brooks Hays for UPI. High winds from Hurricane Gonzalo were the force behind wind turbines outproducing nuclear power plants on Tuesday—supplying 14.2 percent of all electricity, compared with nuclear’s 13.2 percent. For a 24-hour period, said the BBC, "spinning blades produced more energy than splitting atoms." Gonzalo brought gusts of up to 70 mph to the northern parts of the UK, according to National Grid.

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California startup unveils gun technology for cops

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer’s weapon has been fired.

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North America experiences eclipse

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Skywatchers in North America are treated to the final eclipse of the year.

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Egyptian obelisk revealed anew

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Egyptian hieroglyphs seen in a new light

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Cloning whistle-blower: little change in S. Korea

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The whistle-blower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang Woo-suk to become an almost untouchable national hero.

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Glass maker deals to exit Apple, Arizona plant

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Nearly 2,000 furnaces installed in a factory to make synthetic sapphire glass for Apple Inc. will be removed and sold under a deal between the tech giant and the company that had been gearing up to produce huge amounts of the product for use in Apple’s products.

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Partial solar eclipse sweeps across North America

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

A partial solar eclipse swept across much of North America on Thursday, triggering floods of blurry pictures of a crescent-shaped sun on Twitter and other social media.

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EU reaches deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

European Union leaders agreed early Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 28-nation bloc to at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.

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China launches first mission to moon and back

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

China launched its first space mission to the moon and back early Friday, authorities said, the latest step forward for Beijing’s ambitious programme to one day land a Chinese citizen on the Earth’s only natural satellite.

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Eight months on ‘Hawaiian Mars’ tests rigors of exploration

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Six people have sealed themselves inside a white vinyl dome in Hawaii to embark on an eight-month test of how their mental health might fare during a mission to Mars.

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EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The EU agrees what it calls "the world’s most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions among members.

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Science chief warns on acid oceans

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The UK’s chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.

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Global boom in hydropower expected this decade

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

An unprecedented boom in hydropower dam construction is underway, primarily in developing countries and emerging economies. While this is expected to double the global electricity production from hydropower, it could reduce the number of our last remaining large free-flowing rivers by about 20% and pose a serious threat to freshwater biodiversity.

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A Billionaire’s $65 Million Gift to Theoretical Physics

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Charles T. Munger, a longtime business partner of Warren Buffett, is donating $65 million to the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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For brain hemorrhage, risk of death is lower at high-volume hospitals

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

For patients with a severe type of stroke called subarachnoid hemorrhage, treatment at a hospital that treats a high volume of subarachnoid hemorrhage cases is associated with a lower risk of death, reports a study in the November issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

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EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The EU agrees what it calls "the world’s most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions among members.

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Tracing Patient’s Possible Contacts Creates Host of Challenges for New York City

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

New York City’s first confirmed case of Ebola has raised complicated logistical issues of how to trace the possible contacts of an infected patient in a city of more than 8 million people.

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Neighbors Say Patient Is Fast to Lend a Helping Hand

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, traveled with Doctors Without Borders to Burundi, Congo and Rwanda before going to Guinea.

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Doctor in New York City Is Sick With Ebola

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Dr. Craig Spencer remains in isolation at Bellevue Hospital Center. Authorities are tracing anyone who might have come into contact with him recently.

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Ebola Crosses New Border as Mali Confirms a Case

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

A toddler from next-door Guinea who lost a parent to the disease has tested positive.

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Vaccine Trials for Ebola Are Planned in West Africa

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The two trials will run separately in Liberia and Sierra Leone and involve different designs to ensure at least one produces usable information.

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Well: Can You Get Ebola From a Bowling Ball?

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

There is no evidence that Ebola has been passed, as colds or flu sometimes are, by touching surfaces that someone else touched after sneezing into their hand.

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Matter: As Ebola Spreads, So Have Several Fallacies

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Flu season will bring a virus that spreads far faster than Ebola, and will kill thousands.

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Britain Pledges Millions to Fight Ebola and Chides Others to Spend More

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain said his country had already promised more aid than any other in Europe to fight Ebola in West Africa, but said, “we need other European countries to do more.”

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Bits Blog: Mark Zuckerberg, Speaking Mandarin, Tries to Win Over China for Facebook

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

At a forum at Tsinghua University in Beijing, Facebook’s chief executive discussed his thoughts on the company’s future in the country and why he is studying Chinese.

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New microscope makes movies of tiny live specimens

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Optical-lattice technique has a lighter touch with living samples

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Investments By Amazon Piling Up, As Losses

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The online retailer was also cautious in its outlook for the fourth quarter, saying it might lose money then.

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Ebola Vaccine, Ready for Test, Sat on the Shelf

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

An Ebola vaccine effective in monkeys was not tested in humans until now, after the severe outbreak in West Africa forced governments to step in.

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Bits Blog: Facebook Lures China, in Mandarin

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

At a forum at Tsinghua University in Beijing, Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, discussed his thoughts on the company’s future in the country and why he is studying Chinese.

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Microsoft’s Sales Increase, Helped by Its Acquisition of Nokia, and Investors Notice

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The software company’s acquisition of Nokia helped it beat estimates, but integration costs reduced profit.

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Advertising: A Tech Twist on Home for the Holidays

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The growth of marketing efforts for connected-home items is fueled by consumers’ appetite for new technology.

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Ebola Vaccine, Ready for Test, Sat on the Shelf

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

An Ebola vaccine effective in monkeys was not tested in humans until now, after the severe outbreak in West Africa forced governments to step in.

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Patient in New York City Tests Positive for Ebola

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The patient, Dr. Craig Spencer, returned from Guinea on Oct. 14. Health authorities are tracing anyone who might have come into contact with him recently.

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The Met and Other Museums Adapt to the Digital Age

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Once reluctant to accept the virtual world, institutions are now using interactivity, 3-D imaging and “augmented reality” in displays.

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The Met and Other Museums Adapt to the Digital Age

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Once reluctant to accept the virtual world, institutions are now using interactivity, 3-D imaging and “augmented reality” in displays.

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Job centres to get digital makeover

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.

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Are robots too cute for comfort?

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Why big-eyed droids are cause for concern

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Silicon Valley’s billion dollar failures

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Silicon valley’s billion dollar start-up failures

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Microsoft’s expanding cloud platform shines brightly

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

At a small gathering in San Francisco for reporters and analysts earlier this week, Microsoft announced a number of new cloud products and services.

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Patient Placed in Isolation for Ebola Testing at Bellevue Hospital in New York City

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

A doctor, Craig Spencer, who is being tested for the virus, returned from Guinea on Oct. 14. Health authorities are tracing anyone who might have come into contact with him recently.

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Review: Apple Pay is great, at stores that accept it

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

When Apple Pay launched Monday, my editors decided I needed to go shopping.

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Apple’s secrets may be revealed through obscure bankruptcy case

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The bankruptcy of a key Apple supplier may shine a bright light on sensitive business details the personal electronics giant fights to keep out of the public eye.

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Bits Blog: Survey Exposes Prevalence of Online Harassment

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

A new study from Pew reveals that 40 percent of adult Internet users have personally experienced some form of online intimidation.

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Bits Blog: Facebook’s Rooms App Is a Flashback to Internet Bulletin Boards

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The mobile-only app is separate from Facebook’s social network and allows users to create discussion rooms in which anyone can participate using a pseudonym.

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Bits Blog: Twitter Offers Tool, Digits, to Sign In to Apps With Just a Phone Number

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The social network unveiled a tool that software developers can use to let people more easily log on to smartphone apps.

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A blue Christmas for Amazon?

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

It might be a blue Christmas for Amazon. The world’s largest retailer gave a disappointing forecast for the crucial holiday quarter. The company also reported a wider loss than analysts expected for the third quarter.

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Nation’s ‘personality’ influences its environmental stewardship, shows new study

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Countries with higher levels of compassion and openness score better when it comes to environmental sustainability, says research from the University of Toronto.

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NASA HS3 mission Global Hawk’s bullseye in Hurricane Edouard

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

NASA’s Hurricane Severe Storms Sentinel or HS3 mission flew the unmanned Global Hawk aircraft on two missions between Sept. 11 and 15 into Hurricane Edouard and scored a bullseye by gathering information in the eye of the strengthening storm. Scientists saw how upper-level wind shear was affecting Edouard on the HS3′s Global Hawk flight of the 2014 campaign over Sept. 11 and 12, and saw the hurricane strengthen during the sixth flight on Sept. 15 and 16.

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ASU grant aims to transform global energy landscape

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Changing the way the nation generates and consumes energy is at the heart of a multimillion dollar grant awarded to Arizona State University from the Department of Energy.

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Microsoft Sales Rise 25%, and Investors Reward Its Shares

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The software company’s acquisition of Nokia helped it beat estimates, but integration costs reduced profit.

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Microsoft Sales Rise 25%, and Investors Reward Its Shares

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The software company’s acquisition of Nokia helped it beat estimates, but integration costs reduced profit.

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DealBook: Ello Enshrines Ad-Free Status in Charter and Raises $5.5 Million

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The budding social network Ello is reincorporating as a public benefit corporation whose charter forbids it from using ads or selling user data to make money.

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Amazon Loss Exceeds Forecasts, Sending Stock Down

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The online retailer was also cautious in its outlook for the fourth quarter, saying it would make less than last year.

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Bits Blog: Amazon Web Services to Open German Center

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Amazon says it is opening the center to answer customer demand for cloud computing services, but it is also doing it to comply with German laws around privacy.

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New Research Center Aims to Develop Second Generation of Surgical Robots

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, are establishing a center for medical robotics with funding from the National Science Foundation and two private donors.

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Bits Blog: Apple’s Tim Cook Talks of Retail Expansion in China

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

For Apple, greater China has been one of its fastest growing markets for iPhone sales, so the company wants to more than double its presence there.

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Tech firm fined for paying workers $1.21 per hour

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labor regulators found eight employees imported from India were being treated like they were in an overseas sweat shop while they were working on a special project in the U.S.

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New Research Center Aims to Develop Second Generation of Surgical Robots

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, are establishing a center for medical robotics with funding from the National Science Foundation and two private donors.

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Bodies at sea: Ocean oxygen levels may impact scavenger response

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

An ocean’s oxygen levels may play a role in the impact of marine predators on bodies when they are immersed in the sea, according to Simon Fraser University researchers in a new study published this week in the journal PLoS One.

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Bits Blog: Facebook’s Rooms App Is a Flashback to Internet Bulletin Boards

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The mobile-only app is separate from Facebook’s social network and allows users to create discussion rooms in which anyone can participate using a pseudonym.

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Facebook goes retro with ‘Rooms’ chat app

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Facebook on Thursday released an application that lets people create virtual "rooms" to chat about whatever they wish using any name they would like.

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Bits Blog: Amazon Web Services to Open German Center

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Amazon says it is opening the center to answer customer demand for cloud computing services, but it is also doing it to comply with German laws around privacy.

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Bits Blog: Apple’s Tim Cook Talks of Retail Expansion in China

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

For Apple, greater China has been one of its fastest growing markets for iPhone sales, so the company wants to more than double its presence there.

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Google teams with Oxford to teach machines to think

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Google on Thursday announced a partnership with artificial intelligence teams at Oxford University to teach machines to think like people.

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Synthetic biology on ordinary paper, results off the page

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

New achievements in synthetic biology announced today by researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, which will allow complex cellular recognition reactions to proceed outside of living cells, will dare scientists to dream big: there could one day be inexpensive, shippable and accurate test kits that use saliva or a drop of blood to identify specific disease or infection—a feat that could be accomplished anywhere in the world, within minutes and without laboratory support, just by using a pocket–sized paper diagnostic tool.

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Transformers: Humanity’s next 1000 years

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Eternal health, brain uploads, the end of privacy… with technological innovations coming at breakneck speed, how will they affect our evolution?

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VIDEO: Farmland birds show rapid decline

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Farmland birds are at their lowest levels since records began, according to government figures.

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Bits Blog: Google Wants Inbox to Be Your Email System for the Next Decade

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Google has created a new app for people to manage their overflowing inboxes.

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Observatory: Competition Drives Quick Evolution of Lizard’s Feet

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

A type of lizard in Florida took just 20 generations to evolve feet better suited to climbing trees, a new study suggests.

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Top marine scientists call for action on ‘invisible’ fisheries

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

To protect our oceans from irreversible harm, governments, conservationists, and researchers around the world must address the enormous threat posed by unregulated and destructive fisheries, say top marine scientists.

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Scientists uncover how protein ensures reproductive success

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

An international team of researchers from Japan and the UK has discovered how a single protein, called PP4, oversees the processing of DNA during sperm and egg generation for successful fertilization. This protein’s activity becomes even more paramount during aging. The study, published in the journal PLOS Genetics, may one day help scientists to understand the mechanisms underlying age-related fertility declines in humans.

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Gene identified for immune system reset after infection

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

When pathogenic bacteria like Salmonella or Staphylococcus invade a host, the host organism should respond by going into a state of high alert, altering its metabolism to defend against the attack.

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How ferns adapted to one of Earth’s newest and most extreme environments

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Ferns are believed to be ‘old’ plant species – some of them lived alongside the dinosaurs, over 200 million years ago. However, a group of Andean ferns evolved much more recently: their completely new form and structure (morphology) arose and diversified within the last 2 million years. This novel morphology seems to have been advantageous when colonising the extreme environment of the high Andes.

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Bits Blog: Mark Zuckerberg, Speaking Chinese, Discusses Facebook at Beijing Forum

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

At a forum at Tsinghua University in Beijing, Facebook’s chief executive discussed his thoughts on the company’s future in the country and why he is studying Chinese.

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North America gears up for eclipse

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Skywatchers in North America will be treated to the final eclipse of the year on Thursday.

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Without Lucrative Market, Potential Ebola Vaccine Was Shelved for Years

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

An Ebola vaccine effective in monkeys was not tested in humans until now, after the severe outbreak in West Africa forced governments to step in.

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Florida lizards evolve rapidly, within 15 years and 20 generations

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Scientists working on islands in Florida have documented the rapid evolution of a native lizard species—in as little as 15 years—as a result of pressure from an invading lizard species, introduced from Cuba.

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Without Lucrative Market, Potential Ebola Vaccine Was Shelved for Years

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

An Ebola vaccine effective in monkeys was not tested in humans until now, after the severe outbreak in West Africa forced governments to step in.

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Turtles tracked on swimming frenzy

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Small tags stuck to the undersides of baby loggerhead turtles are used to follow the animals’ frenetic first hours.

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Bits Blog: Facebook’s Rooms App Is a Flashback to Internet Bulletin Boards

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The mobile-only app is separate from Facebook’s social network and allows users to create discussion rooms in which anyone can participate using a pseudonym.

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Bits Blog: Mark Zuckerberg, Speaking Chinese, Discusses Facebook at Beijing Forum

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

At a forum at Tsinghua University in Beijing, Facebook’s chief executive discussed his thoughts on the company’s future in the country and why he is studying Chinese.

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Drop into the Interstellar wormhole with Oculus Rift

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

An Oculus Rift headset puts you onto the ship piloted by Matthew McConaughey in the new science fiction blockbuster, Interstellar

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Carolyn Rovee-Collier, Who Said Babies Have Clear Memories, Is Dead at 72

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Dr. Rovee-Collier, a developmental psychologist at Rutgers University, showed in a series of papers in the early 1980s that babies remembered plenty.

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Christian Bale to play Apple’s Steve Jobs

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Oscar-winner Christian Bale—best known for his star turn as Batman in the blockbuster "Dark Knight" films—will play Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic.

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Netflix to stream new online TV series, ‘Bloodline’

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Fresh from commercial and critical success with hit shows "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black," Netflix on Thursday announced a new online series, "Bloodline," set for release in March.

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YEATS protein potential therapeutic target for cancer

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Federal Express and UPS are no match for the human body when it comes to distribution. There exists in cancer biology an impressive packaging and delivery system that influences whether your body will develop cancer or not.

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New studies bring scientists closer to combating dangerous unstable proteins

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered a way to decrease deadly protein deposits in the heart, kidney and other organs associated with a group of human diseases called the systemic amyloid diseases.

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Genomic data support early contact between Easter Island and Americas

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

People may have been making their way from Easter Island to the Americas well before the Dutch commander Jakob Roggeveen arrived with his ships in 1722, according to new genomic evidence showing that the Rapanui people living on that most isolated of islands had significant contact with Native American populations hundreds of years earlier. The findings reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on October 23 lend the first genetic support for such an early trans-Pacific route between Polynesia and the Americas, an impressive trek of more than 4,000 kilometers (nearly 2,500 miles).

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Paper-based synthetic gene networks could enable rapid detection of Ebola and other viruses

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Synthetic gene networks hold great potential for broad biotechnology and medical applications, but so far they have been limited to the lab. A study published by Cell Press October 23rd in the journal Cell reveals a new method for using engineered gene circuits beyond the lab, allowing researchers to safely activate the cell-free, paper-based system by simply adding water. The low-cost, easy-to-use platform could enable the rapid detection of different strains of deadly viruses such as Ebola.

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NASA image: Fires in the southern United States

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

In this image taken by the Aqua satellite of the southern United States actively burning areas as detected by MODIS’s thermal bands are outlined in red. Each red hot spot is an area where the thermal detectors on the MODIS instrument recognized temperatures higher than background. When accompanied by plumes of smoke, as in this image, such hot spots are diagnostic for fire.

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Terra satellite shows a more organized Tropical Storm Ana

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The strong southwesterly wind shear that has been battering Tropical Storm Ana has abated and has given the storm a chance to re-organize. Ana appeared more rounded on imagery from NASA’s Terra satellite as thunderstorms again circled the low-level center.

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Lucky star escapes black hole with minor damage

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Astronomers have gotten the closest look yet at what happens when a black hole takes a bite out of a star—and the star lives to tell the tale.

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Birds roosting in large groups less likely to contract West Nile virus

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Although it would seem logical that large numbers of roosting birds would attract more mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus and contract the disease when bitten, recent research at the University of Illinois found the opposite to be true. That is, when large groups of birds roost together the chances that an individual bird will get bitten by mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus and subsequently contract the disease actually go down.

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Beastly sunspot amazes, heightens eclipse excitement

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

That’s one big, black blemish on the Sun today! Rarely have we been witness to such an enormous sunspot. Lifting the #14 welder’s glass to my eyes this morning I about jumped back and bumped into the garage.

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Dot Earth Blog: Can Genetics and Breeding Do for Cassava What They’ve Done For Corn?

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Bill Gates explores non-GMO genetic research boosting corn and cassava yields.

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Monster shark ‘kept whales in check’

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The extinction of the biggest shark known to science may have triggered whales to grow to their current hefty sizes, a study suggests.

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Planned cut to renewable energy target ‘a free kick’ for fossil fuels

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The federal government’s plan to reduce Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) could jeopardise billions of dollars in investment while giving a boost to the fossil fuel sector, experts have predicted.

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Churning galaxy boasts a fiery halo of baby stars

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

The suburbs are where it’s at – a baby boom on the outskirts of a distant galaxy is setting its swirly arms aflame

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Geologist seeks clues about the most rapid and dramatic climate change in Earth’s history

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

This past summer, not long after collecting her degree from Caltech and thanks to the support of a Watson Fellowship, Hima Hassenruck-Gudipati (BS ’14) found herself walking alone along a creek near the northern Italian town of Feltre, about 50 miles north of Venice. She was not vacationing, but instead was on the hunt for the site of a particular type of rock that offers clues about the most rapid and dramatic climate change in Earth’s history.

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Scientists develop compact medical imaging device

Written By: admin - Oct• 24•14

Scientists at the MIRA research institute, in collaboration with various companies, have developed a prototype of a handy device that combines echoscopy (ultrasound) with photoacoustics. Combining these two medical imaging technologies in a compact device is designed, among other things, to enable the amount of inflammation in rheumatic patients’ joints to be measured more simply and precisely. The researchers expect that the technology will eventually also be able to play a role in detecting the severity of burns, skin cancer and furring of the arteries. The prototype is presented in the scientific journal Optics Express.

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