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  • Church News: Week of Jan. 18, 2020 18 Jan 2020 03:43 Daily Courier Editor’s Note — Please submit Church News items of 50 words or less for the page through a form on dCourier.com — https://www.dcourier.com/faith-values/ — to allow more churches to participate. Listings will be in date order and as space …
  • EWG News Roundup (1/17): Asbestos in Children’s Toys, Nitrate in Minnesota’s Drinking Water, Cosmetic Safety Reform in California and More 18 Jan 2020 03:26 Environmental working group In the News This week, EWG-commissioned lab tests discovered asbestos in a talc-containing eye shadow in a children’s toy makeup kit sold on Amazon and eBay. The lab found that every gram of the eye shadow in the Princess Girl’s All-in-One Deluxe Makeup …
  • ANGER: News of dingo feedings met with frustration 17 Jan 2020 23:43 Fraser Coast Chronicle THE news that two people have been fined for feeding dingoes on Fraser Island has been met with frustration by Cheryl Bryant from Save the Fraser Island Dingoes. "People are still not listening even though fines have been increased significantly,…
  • Davenport West science teacher accused of recording naked women without consent 17 Jan 2020 23:24 WQAD × Davenport West science teacher accused of recording naked women without consent BETTENDORF, Iowa– A Davenport West High School science teacher was arrested Friday for reportedly recording naked women without their prior consent. Clinton VanFossen, 58, …
  • National Science Board: U.S. Is Losing Technology Lead over China 17 Jan 2020 22:48 Breitbart The United States’ scientific lead is shrinking as China and other nations build up their science resources, says a report prepared by the National Science Board. “Other nations, particularly China, are rapidly developing their science and technology (S…
  • Robot bird with real pigeon feathers to improve agility - Boing Boing 17 Jan 2020 21:32 Google PigeonBot is a robotic bird outfitted with real pigeon feathers that move to reshape its wings like an actual bird. Developed by researchers in Stanford's LentinkLab, the remote-controlled PigeonBot demonstrates how morphing wings improves flying …
  • Museum of Science and Industry Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Historic Black Creativity Program 17 Jan 2020 19:41 Odessa American CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2020-- This year, the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) celebrates the 50 th anniversary of its Black Creativity program, which honors African-American achievement in science, technology, engineering, art and …
  • A naturalist writes an homage to bird migration 17 Jan 2020 15:12 ScienceNews.org A Season on the Wind Kenn Kaufman Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26 A tiny blackpoll warbler, a bird no heavier than a ballpoint pen, makes an epic journey each year. In fall, the bird flies some 10,000 kilometers from its breeding grounds in Alaska or Canada …
  • Move over, princesses. These girls’ clothing brands glorify science 17 Jan 2020 14:47 Co.Design As the mother of a 4-year-old girl—as well as a card-carrying feminist with a PhD in women’s studies—I find myself struggling with exactly what it means to raise a daughter in 2020. When Ella was born, my husband and I wanted to make her feel free from the …
  • Editor's Pick: Life Science Interviews from 2019 17 Jan 2020 13:52 News-Medical.net Jan 17 2020 2019 was a great year for News-Medical Life Sciences. We had the pleasure of conducting some fascinating interviews with leading thought-leaders from the life sciences community. Here are just a few of our favorites. Using Multiplex Assays to …
  • Speakers, Agenda Announced for 2020 Entrepreneur & Investor Life Science Summit 17 Jan 2020 13:38 Odessa American SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2020-- BioUtah, Utah’s only trade association dedicated solely to the life sciences, along with the Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization at the University of Utah, today announced distinguished …
  • <![CDATA[H2S in Liquids Analyzer designed for quick and simple analysis]]> 17 Jan 2020 09:58 SelectScience New 205L laboratory H2S in Liquids Analyzer quantifies hydrogen sulfide Analytical Systems Keco introduces the 205L Laboratory H2S in Liquids Analyzer that quantifies hydrogen sulfide in crude oil, fuel oil, naphtha, water, diesel, and gasoline. The …
  • The Goop Lab on Netflix shows how easy it is to fall for bad science 17 Jan 2020 09:05 New Scientist By Clare Wilson Gwyneth Paltrow is the owner of alternative health company GoopAdam Rose/Netflix Psychic readings, energy healing and vampire facials are just a few of the adventures had by actor and alternative health guru Gwyneth Paltrow and her team …
  • Library News: Jan. 15, 2020 17 Jan 2020 06:35 West Fargo Pioneer Movie of the Month: 1 p.m. Thursday. Newly-released movie based on Donna Tartt's bestselling book, “The Goldfinch”. View the movie title at westfargolibrary.org. Rated R. STEM Family Storytime: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 18. It begins with a few stories followed …
  • Sweet news: Girl Scout Cookie season underway 17 Jan 2020 06:13 The OBSERVER Girl Scouts of Western New York and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) officially launched the 2020 Girl Scout Cookie season Jan. 7, when Girl Scouts across the United States become entrepreneurs as they earn money to power their own leadership opportunities …
  • Hundreds dead in Yemen as swine flu spreads  17 Jan 2020 01:12 Middle East Monitor According to the Health Ministry of the Houthi-aligned National Salvation Government based in Sanaa, an outbreak of swine flu has claimed more than 270 lives within the space of three months. The Health Ministry is reportedly introducing measures to …
  • Priceless books at your fingertips to inspire citizen science 17 Jan 2020 00:58 Echo Story & image Mary Gardner The young lemon tree’s future is at risk. I find this stout caterpillar, a deep green with short sharp spines. It sports three very small legs in front, four stumpy prolegs behind and a clasper at the rear. I watch the …
  • ‘PigeonBot,’ first robot to bend its wings like a real bird, is unveiled 17 Jan 2020 00:29 FOX News Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 16 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com Could pigeons be the model for a new generation of flying robots? That's what the researchers who built PigeonBot, a robotic pigeon with actual feathered …
  • Garden Guru: Why does your garden matter? 16 Jan 2020 23:53 Crestone Eagle published: August 2019 by Matie Belle Lakish Sometimes, especially during mosquito season when going outside and doing anything can be a literal pain, we might ask, “Is growing a garden really worth it?” I decided to look at it from a global and societal …
  • Science Day Out with Science Museum Oklahoma and the News 9 Weather Team 16 Jan 2020 23:20 KWTV Kids can enjoy a variety of experiments alongside News 9 meteorologists and storm trackers. They'll be able to learn about air pressure, static electricity, lightning, ice, paper airplane engineering and more. And, be sure to catch one of the Science …
  • Living Concrete Lays Foundation for 'New Discipline' in Sustainable Development 16 Jan 2020 22:26 Ecowatch Cement is a remarkable building material; it's cheap, durable and readily available. However, its production is a leading source of carbon dioxide emissions, coughing up 2.8 gigatons of emissions every year, as Advanced Science News reported. While …
  • Will the impact of climate change lead to sustainability becoming the new normal in 2020? 16 Jan 2020 22:20 Phys.org Will the impact of climate change lead to sustainability becoming the new normal in 2020? As the new year and new decade open with Australia's worst bushfire season, due to a warming climate, the predicted mainstreaming of sustainability is becoming …
  • When bushfires create their own weather system 16 Jan 2020 22:19 Phys.org The recent bushfires in Australia have been terrifying. As we talk of firenadoes and megablazes, we're understanding just how dangerous and unpredictable fire behavior can be. Australia's devastating bushfire season has made us more aware of the …
  • ‘PigeonBot’ is the first robot that can bend its wings like a real bird 16 Jan 2020 19:30 ScienceNews.org Pigeons may be considered rats of the sky, but some scientists have found greater value in these urban birds: the blueprint for a new generation of flying machines. Birds can modify the shape of their wings by fanning out their feathers or shuffling them …
  • Scientists create living concrete from bacteria and sand - Advanced Science News 16 Jan 2020 18:52 Google Share Tweet Share Email Comments Cement is one of the most widely used building materials in the world due to its low cost and longevity. While its usage is only increasing, its production is one of the world’s leading contributors of CO2 emissions, with 2 …
  • How To Quit Smoking, With Help From Science 16 Jan 2020 17:55 NPR Quitting smoking isn't easy, and while gum or a fidgeting device may not be a silver bullet, cravings can be linked to your daily routine. Thinking of a substitute behavior to use when a craving strikes is one tool that could help you quit. Andee Tagle …
  • News Corp faces pressure to cease 'ongoing denial' of bushfire causes 16 Jan 2020 17:11 Marketing magazine As bushfires continue to burn in Australia, James Murdoch – son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch – has criticised his family’s News Corp outlets for downplaying the impact of climate change on the fires. Murdoch and his wife, Kathryn Murdoch, issued a joint …
  • 2020 DNA Purification Life Science Dashboard for North America and Europe: How is the Market Adapting to New Products, Competitors and Marketing Strategies? - ResearchAndMarkets.com 16 Jan 2020 13:16 Odessa American DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 16, 2020-- The "2020 DNA Purification Dashboard Series 1 - NA & EU" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. DNA purification is one of the few basic methods ubiquitous among scientists …
  • WNPA Olympia News Bureau Opens for 2020 Legislative Session 16 Jan 2020 11:46 Nisqually Valley News The Washington Newspaper Publisher Association’s Olympia news bureau opened on Wednesday with two reporters in new permanent quarters on the Capitol campus. In a space large enough to accommodate several reporters a stone’s throw from the Capitol dome, …
  • Transfer news LIVE: Bruno Fernandes to Man Utd latest, Timo Werner to Chelsea, Arsenal, Spurs, Liverpool gossip 16 Jan 2020 11:27 Evening Standard Welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE coverage of the January Transfer Window. Reports this morning say that Bruno Fernandes will watch Manchester United's clash with Liverpool from the stands at Anfield on Sunday as he closes in on a £65million move. …
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