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  • Tech News: 4IR – Survival of the fittest 13 Dec 2019 10:48 News Technology / 13 December 2019, 12:30pm / Louis C H Fourie Photo: Reuters JOHANNESBURG - The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is presenting us with unparalleled technological progress, which leads to both considerable opportunities and challenges. …
  • News Digest: Holiday tree-lighting, 'Cocoa with Your Congressman' & Local DUI checkpoints 13 Dec 2019 09:20 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday tree-lighting Pleasanton's rescheduled holiday tree-lighting is set to be held outside of the Museum on Main from 5-6 p.m. this Friday (Dec. 13). City leaders opted to cancel original Hometown Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony date …
  • Top Science Books Of 2019 13 Dec 2019 09:01 Medical Daily Books are some of man’s greatest treasures. And when it comes to those that touch the principles of science and either build upon or bend it to create a captivating experience in the span of a 300-400 pages read, there’s no shortage and any self-declared …
  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS: IDOA cover crop premium available to farmers 13 Dec 2019 08:34 Legal Record Bill Northey, USDA undersecretary for farm production and conservation, announced $12.8 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure improvements in Jefferson and Wabash counties. (United State Department of Agriculture photo) In this week’s farm and …
  • News coverage: Killer whale grandmothers help their pods endure 13 Dec 2019 08:14 Puget Sound Blogs I was surprised to see the sudden surge of news coverage explaining the important role that orca grandmothers play in our Northwest resident pods. A new research paper adds statistical support to our understanding of why female orcas live long beyond their …
  • Dino News and Views: Dinosaur forms most beautiful 13 Dec 2019 07:57 Daily Herald Tribune Skull of Grande Prairie dinosaur Edmontosaurus. A recent study found this and several other groups of dinosaurs evolved the complex teeth and strong jaws necessary for herbivory independently. From the Triassic to the Cretaceous period, dinosaurs evolved …
  • Extraordinary Natural Science Collection Gifted to SoMAS 13 Dec 2019 07:53 Newswise Newswise — Stony Brook, NY and New Orleans, LA, December 12, 2019 – An extraordinary scientific collection of archived fish, as well as fish and water quality data taken from the Hudson River over more than five decades, has been gifted by the integrated …
  • Fox News' Wallace says Trump has done damage with his historic 'assault on freedom of the press' 13 Dec 2019 05:50 Daily Kos Could have told you that a little while ago In a speech before an audience at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., Fox News’ Chris Wallace said that, as president, Donald Trump is “engaged in the most direct, sustained assault on freedom of the press in our …
  • Science of a slithering slumber: Rattlesnakes settle in for winter snooze 13 Dec 2019 05:02 Tucson.com As cooler weather sets in throughout Southern Arizona, rattlesnakes are slithering into their dens for the winter. Arizona is home to 13 species of rattlesnakes, with four or five species living in the Tucson area, including the tiger rattlesnake, western …
  • 'Science' says Christmas music is bad for your mental health. Oh, OK. 13 Dec 2019 02:13 Blaze Just in time for the holidays, science apparently says that Christmas music is detrimental to a person's mental health. What are the details? A study reveals that the repetitive nature of Christmas music making the rounds on holiday radio damages the …
  • Video of awesome science experiments done by professor goes viral 13 Dec 2019 01:23 CNN Philippines (CNN) – Video of Tidewater Community College Professor Dr. David Wright has gone viral. Millions of people have viewed a video on Twitter of him teaching physics this semester. "Y’all need to see this video collage of all the crazy things my Physics …
  • Noble News: AAAS Names Noble Research Institute Professor 2019... 13 Dec 2019 01:07 SF Gate Noble News: AAAS Names Noble Research Institute Professor 2019 Fellow Noble Research Institute professor Kiran Mysore, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) — the world’s largest general scientific …
  • Roche Looking Beyond CAR-T, And Other News: The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of Biopharma 13 Dec 2019 00:33 Seeking Alpha Of all the new science coming in through ASH 2019, one of the most important abstracts is this one from Roche (OTCQX:RHHBY). Mosunetuzumab Induces Complete Remissions in Poor Prognosis Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients, Including Those Who Are Resistant to or …
  • Why some whales are giants and others are just big 12 Dec 2019 19:55 ScienceNews.org Sophisticated sensors suction-cupped onto the backs of whales are helping biologists answer two long-standing questions: Why are whales so big? And why aren’t they bigger? Being big in general boosts whales’ ability to reach more food for less effort, …
  • Planet-mass objects in extragalactic systems - Science Daily 12 Dec 2019 17:41 Google A University of Oklahoma research group is reporting the detection of extragalactic planet-mass objects in a second and third galaxy beyond the Milky Way after the first detection in 2018. With the existing observational resources, it is impossible to …
  • Regular Extended Sleep Increases Risk of Stroke: Study 12 Dec 2019 17:36 Beijing News TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Sleeping more than nine hours a night or having long daytime naps increases risk of stroke, according to a new study. - Science news - The Chinese study, published in the journal Neurology, examined the sleep habits of 31,750 healthy …
  • Our Large, Adult Galaxy Is As Massive As 890 Billion Suns - Livescience.com 12 Dec 2019 15:24 Google Our home galaxy has a new, super-precise mass measurement: about 890 billion times the mass of our sun. That's 3.9 tredecillion lbs. (1.8 tredecillion kilograms), a tredecillion being a 1 with 42 zeros after it, or 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 …
  • Prions clog cell traffic in brains with neurodegenerative diseases 12 Dec 2019 13:45 ScienceNews.org WASHINGTON — Clumps of misfolded proteins cause traffic jams in brain cells. Those jams may have deadly consequences in neurodegenerative diseases. Clusters of prions block passage of crucial cargo along intracellular roadways in brain cells, cell …
  • Here are 12 Dec 2019 13:45 ScienceNews.org Charismatic creatures, a life-giving element, crime-solving spores, the first Apollo moon landing and multiple universes are among the subjects of the books that enthralled the Science News staff this year. Find longer reviews of these must-reads in our …
  • HK students win 6 science medals 12 Dec 2019 13:15 M2 http://www.news.gov.hk A team of six Hong Kong students have won two gold and four silver medals at the International Junior Science Olympiad held in Doha. In the Individual Competition, Cheng Yat-long from Raimondi College and Tang Ho-man from St …
  • Tech Today: DirecTV upping prices; Epic vs. Google, Pumpkin Man; Cisco’s Internet of Future + Red Hat, Intel news 12 Dec 2019 12:39 WRAL Source: Pixabay by WRAL TechWire — December 12, 2019 Tech Today, WRAL TechWire’s daily update on news affecting North Carolina’s technology and life science ecosystem, focuses on price hikes coming at DirecTV, Epic Games’ battle with Google over game …
  • International Collaboration, Cross-Disciplinary Workforce Development and Education Needed for U.S. to Maintain Leadership in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Science 12 Dec 2019 07:34 Nationalacademies December 11, 2019 WASHINGTON - The federal government should foster collaboration and decrease obstacles that can keep foreign atomic, molecular, and optical (AMO) physicists from working in the United States, if the nation is to maintain its position as …
  • News Daily: UK goes to the polls and BBC Sound of 2020 longlist revealed 12 Dec 2019 06:43 News If you want to get this briefing by email, sign up here Image copyright PA Media The UK goes to the polls Millions of people across the UK have until 22:00 GMT to cast their votes in the third general election in less than five years. Following the first …
  • Computer Science changes paths for students 12 Dec 2019 06:42 Pine Bluffs Post Victoria Smithey/Pine Bluffs Post Above left: Kinley Snell, Summer Scheiding, Evolette Cash-Flowers at Carpenter Elementary work with older students on computers. While not everyone understands the language of computers LCSD #2 teacher Sara Schnell is …
  • The Science of New Zealand’s Eruption, Toy Store Surveillance, and More News 12 Dec 2019 00:30 News Toy stores are spying and nature is defying, but first: a cartoon about robot unhappy hour. Here's the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here! Today’s News Why …
  • Presence of fake news on social media hikes need for pure, truthful journalism 11 Dec 2019 22:49 Badger Herald In the age of internet, publishing has become faster and easier than ever. What once required a degree and weeks of editing and revising can now be sent to millions with the press of a blue “send” button. While the internet has made global borders …
  • Library News: Dec. 11, 2019 11 Dec 2019 22:32 West Fargo Pioneer TAG Meeting (Teen Advisory Group): 7 p.m. Thursday. We’ll meet once a month to talk new books, movies and music, brainstorm program ideas, eat treats, and have fun.TAG is open to kids in grades 6-12. Grown-ups’ Gingerbread House Challenge: 6:30 p.m. …
  • REUTERS NEWS SCHEDULE AT 10 p.m GMT/6 a.m. SGT 11 Dec 2019 22:30 Calgary Herald Here are the top stories and upcoming coverage plans for Reuters text service as of 10 p.m. GMT/6 a.m. SGT. For a full schedule of news and events, go to our editorial calendar on Reuters Connect https://www.reutersconnect.com/planning. TOP …
  • Mammoth news! La Brea Tar Pits chooses its design team 11 Dec 2019 22:24 Los Angeles Times Los Angeles’ beloved mammoths will not be going extinct. Which is to say, the trio of fiberglass mammoths that have inhabited the Lake Pit at the La Brea Tar Pits since the late 1960s — and have concurrently functioned as paleontological science lesson, …
  • Middlesex County college student news for Dec. 11, 2019 11 Dec 2019 21:04 Greenwich Time Updated 12:38 pm EST, Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Eastern Connecticut State University WILLIMANTIC — Eastern Connecticut State University Kinesiology and Physical Education students won the Dee Perrelli College Bowl Nov. 21. In its 10th year, the bowl is …
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