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 2018-02-19 07:32 

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Elon Musk's car shot in space likely to collide with Earth, Venus...

Elon Musk's car that was recently shot into space as part of SpaceX's rocket test flight will likely collide with Earth or Venus eventually, scientists say...

 2018-02-19 06:03 

livemint

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Review: Looks ahead of rivals despite limited changes...

Xiaomi's new smartphone is essentially the Redmi Note 4 with a bigger screen and a new design language...

 2018-02-19 05:01 

National Geographic

Long Before Trump, We Were Obsessed With Presidential Hair...

Back in the day, getting a lock of a president's hair was cool, not creepy....

 2018-02-19 05:00 

EurekAlert

Unconventional superconductor may be used to create quantum computers of the future...

With their insensitivity to decoherence what are known as Majorana particles could become stable building blocks of a quantum computer. The problem is that they only occur under very special circumstances. Now researchers at Chalmers University of Technol...

 2018-02-19 05:00 

EurekAlert

How companies can restore trust after CEO misconduct...

A new study published today in the Journal of Trust Research reveals how boards of directors can proactively address CEO misconduct to increase public trust towards an organization....

 2018-02-19 05:00 

EurekAlert

Lack of guidance may delay a child's first trip to the dentist...

Without a doctor or dentist's guidance, some parents don't follow national recommendations for early dental care for their children, a new national poll finds....

 2018-02-19 03:39 

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Eyes wide shut: The $1.8 billion PNB fraud that went unnoticed...

Punjab National Bank is still probing how fraudulent transactions go undetected for so long. The accounts given by current and former executives suggest an answer as simple as it is alarming...

 2018-02-19 03:11 

livemint

Electric car goal in India seen creating cyber-security risks...

India should manufacture the majority of the parts needed for its electric vehicle fleet as equipment shipped from overseas could be compromised, says Niti Aayog...

 2018-02-19 00:21 

ScienceDaily.com

Why bees soared and slime flopped as inspirations for systems engineering...

Honeybees gathering nectar inspired an algorithm that eased the burden of host servers handling unpredictable traffic by about 25 percent. Nature can inspire some great engineering, but it can also lead to some flops. Take slime mold: Standard algorithms ...

 2018-02-18 21:59 

The Daily Galaxy

Today's Top Science Headline: "Hacking the Human Body" --What Winning the Biathlon Olympic Gold Means...

"It's like running up a flight of stairs as fast as you can and then trying to thread a needle." Every second counts in biathlon. Or, as seen Sunday in Martin Fourcade's .04-second victory for France over Norway's Emil Hegle......

 2018-02-18 21:15 

National Geographic

Sheep-Human Hybrids Made in Lab—Get the Facts...

The breakthrough moves researchers a small step closer to growing human organs for medical transplant....

 2018-02-18 20:45 

ScienceNews.org

Babies can recover language skills after a left-side stroke...

Very young babies who have strokes in the language centers of their brain can recover normal language function — in the other side of their brain....

 2018-02-18 19:17 

livemint

Pet owners can buy insurance to pay for legal fees and compensations...

Standard treatment for minor dog bite is vaccination. As this is an outpatient treatment, it is excluded in most health insurance policies. However, a few policies specifically cover dog-bite related vaccination treatment...

 2018-02-18 19:13 

The Conversation AU

We should learn to work with robots and not worry about them taking our jobs...

Humans and robots can work together to create jobs for the future. Shutterstock/Gennady Danilkin We have all heard the dire predictions about robots coming to steal our jobs . Some would even have us believe these silicon bogeymen are coming to kill us . ...

 2018-02-18 19:04 

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Allahabad Bank share sale to staff sees 87.6% subscription...

Allahabad Bank raised around Rs236 crore through the share sale against its target of around Rs270 crore...

 2018-02-18 18:59 

ScienceDaily.com

Studying mitosis' structure to understand the inside of cancer cells...

Cell division is an intricately choreographed ballet of proteins and molecules that divide the cell. During mitosis, microtubule-organizing centers assemble the spindle fibers that separate the copying chromosomes of DNA. While scientists are familiar wit...

 2018-02-18 18:59 

ScienceDaily.com

What makes circadian clocks tick?...

Circadian clocks arose as an adaptation to dramatic swings in daylight hours and temperature caused by the Earth's rotation, but we still don't fully understand how they work. Scientists studying the circadian clock of blue-green colored cyanobact...

 2018-02-18 18:59 

ScienceDaily.com

Ras protein's role in spreading cancer...

Protein systems make up the complex signaling pathways that control whether a cell divides or, in some cases, metastasizes. Ras proteins have long been the focus of cancer research because of their role as 'on/off switch' signaling pathways that c...

 2018-02-18 18:58 

ScienceDaily.com

Using mutant bacteria to study how changes in membrane proteins affect cell functions...
 2018-02-18 18:43 

livemint

Electric vehicle makers to reach out to NITI Aayog, PMO for clarity on govt policy...

We have sought a meeting with Anant Geete and Amitabh Kant to understand the government's position on electric vehicles, says a SMEV official...

 2018-02-18 18:38 

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Import of growth drug oxytocin may be banned to curb misuse...

Studies in Karnataka have shown that Oxytocin is being misused to speed up deliveries for pregnant women in overcrowded government hospitals...

 2018-02-18 18:29 

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$1.8 billion PNB fraud threatens to create liquidity problems in gems, jewellery sector...

Most banks lend based on the promoters' integrity. The recent PNB scam is likely to have an impact on further lending to this sector, says an official...

 2018-02-18 17:32 

The Daily Galaxy

"The Aliens Are Coming" --How Would the World React? (WATCH Video)...

As humans reach out technologically to see if there are other life forms in the universe, one important question needs to be answered: When we make contact, how are we going to handle it? Will we feel threatened and react......

 2018-02-18 17:00 

Astrobiology Magazine

Mars Orbiter on Precautionary Standby Status...

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), at Mars since 2006, put itself into a precautionary standby mode on Feb. 15 in response to sensing an unexpectedly low battery voltage....

 2018-02-18 16:49 

LiveScience.com

Beneath Biblical Prophet's Tomb, An Archaeological Surprise...

Deep inside looters' tunnels dug in the ancient Iraq city of Nineveh, archaeologists have uncovered 2,700-year-old inscriptions that describe the rule of an Assyrian king....

 2018-02-18 16:00 

Scientific American

States Are Advancing Bills Designed to Lower Drug Costs with Importation Plans...

The legislation seeks federal permission to buy drugs from Canada...

 2018-02-18 15:20 

Space.com

Hasbro Unveils Epic Jabba's Sail Barge Toy for 'Star Wars' Fans by HasLab...

Hasbro has just unveiled its largest "Star Wars" toy ever, a giant version of Jabba the Hutt's Sail Barge, under the company's new HasLab crowdfunding initiative....

 2018-02-18 15:20 

Science AAAS

Babies get strokes too. Here's how their brains recover...

New discoveries might one day lead to language recovery for adult stroke patients...

 2018-02-18 15:04 

TreeHugger

House of Marley makes bamboo headphones and speakers...

And they don't stop there. Their products also feature recycled plastic, fabric, silicone, and more....

 2018-02-18 14:54 

Space.com

Hasbro Unveils New 'Star Wars' for 2018 at Toy Fair (Photos)...

Hasbro has a new line of toys being released this year that will help fans recreate classic moments from the 'Star Wars' saga as well as create new moments from Solo: A 'Star Wars' Story....

 2018-02-18 14:00 

Scientific American

FDA Okays First Concussion Blood Test--but Some Experts Are Wary...

The screening tool may not pick up minor concussions...

 2018-02-18 13:16 

LiveScience.com

Are Supermassive Black Holes Going to Eat the Universe?...

Black holes can grow at a faster pace than their home galaxies, reaching masses up to 40 billion times that of Earth's sun....

 2018-02-18 13:00 

Scientific American

"Smarticle" Robot Swarms Turn Random Behavior into Collective Intelligence...

New algorithms show how very simple robots can be made to work together as a group...

 2018-02-18 12:11 

Space.com

SpaceX Delays Next Falcon 9 Rocket Launch to Feb. 21...

SpaceX has delayed the launch of its next Falcon 9 rocket to no earlier than Wednesday (Feb. 21) to allow final checks of the rocket's upgraded nose cone....

 2018-02-18 12:00 

Space.com

NASA's Next Planet Hunter Arrives in Florida Ahead of April Launch...

NASA's next exoplanet-hunting space telescope has arrived in Florida, two months ahead of the instrument's planned launch....

 2018-02-18 11:52 

Space.com

Look Inside the Lego Kessel Run Millennium Falcon!...

We got our first look inside the Lego Kessel Run Millennium Falcon at the 2018 Toy Fair in New York today (Feb. 17). Join us for our first glimpse ahead of "Solo: A Star Wars Story."...

 2018-02-18 10:00 

NPR

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Scientists Explore Ties Between Alzheimer's And Brain's Ancient Immune System...

Their first epiphanies came during musings over beer, and evolved into a decade of teamwork. Two Harvard researchers explain why they think Alzheimer's disease may be traced to an immunity glitch....

 2018-02-18 09:54 

Science AAAS

The public mostly trusts science. So why are scientists worried?...

Science chats with communication expert John Besley...

 2018-02-18 05:00 

Astrobiology Magazine

Gravity Assist Podcast: The Kuiper Belt, with Alan Stern, Part 2...

What's the next stop for NASA's New Horizons spacecraft? Jim Green finds out as he talks to the mission's Principal Investigator, Alan Stern....

 2018-02-18 05:00 

EurekAlert

What makes circadian clocks tick?...

Circadian clocks arose as an adaptation to dramatic swings in daylight hours and temperature caused by the Earth's rotation, but we still don't fully understand how they work. During the 62nd Biophysical Society Meeting, held Feb. 17-21, Andy LiWa...

 2018-02-18 05:00 

EurekAlert

Studying mitosis' structure to understand the inside of cancer cells...

Cell division is an intricately choreographed ballet of proteins and molecules that divide the cell. During mitosis, microtubule-organizing centers assemble the spindle fibers that separate the copying chromosomes of DNA. While scientists are familiar wit...

 2018-02-18 05:00 

EurekAlert

Using mutant bacteria to study how changes in membrane proteins affect cell functions...

Phospholipids are water insoluble "building blocks" that define the membrane barrier surrounding cells and provide the structural scaffold and environment where membrane proteins reside. During the 62nd Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, held Feb...

 2018-02-18 05:00 

EurekAlert

Ras protein's role in spreading cancer...

Protein systems make up the complex signaling pathways that control whether a cell divides or, in some cases, metastasizes. Ras proteins have long been the focus of cancer research because of their role as 'on/off switch' signaling pathways that c...

 2018-02-18 05:00 

EurekAlert

The new bioenergy research center: building on ten years of success...

The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC), led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, recently embarked on a new mission: to develop sustainable alternatives to transportation fuels and products currently derived from petroleum....

 2018-02-18 05:00 

EurekAlert

Why bees soared and slime flopped as inspirations for systems engineering...

Honeybees gathering nectar inspired an algorithm that eased the burden of host servers handling unpredictable traffic by about 25 percent. Nature can inspire some great engineering, but it can also lead to some flops. Take slime mold: Standard algorithms ...

 2018-02-18 05:00 

EurekAlert

Blood and urine tests developed to indicate autism in children...

New tests which can indicate autism in children have been developed by researchers at the University of Warwick.The academic team who conducted the international research believe that their new blood and urine tests which search for damage to proteins are...

 2018-02-17 23:48 

ScienceDaily.com

Stretchable electronics a 'game changer' for stroke recovery treatment...

A first-of-its-kind sensor that sticks to the throat and measures speech and swallowing patterns could be a game-changer in the field of stroke rehabilitation....

 2018-02-17 23:48 

ScienceDaily.com

Newborn babies who suffered stroke regain language function in opposite side of brain...

A stroke in a baby -- even a big one -- does not have the same lasting impact as a stroke in an adult. A study found that a decade or two after a 'perinatal' stroke damaged the left 'language' side of the brain, affected teenagers and youn...

 2018-02-17 23:48 

ScienceDaily.com

Ultrathin, highly elastic skin display developed...

A new ultrathin, elastic display that fits snugly on the skin can show the moving waveform of an electrocardiogram recorded by a breathable, on-skin electrode sensor. Combined with a wireless communication module, this integrated biomedical sensor system ...

 2018-02-17 23:48 

ScienceDaily.com

To sleep, perchance to forget...

People and other animals sicken and die if they are deprived of sleep, but why is sleep so essential? Psychiatrists proposed the 'synaptic homeostasis hypothesis' (SHY) in 2003. This hypothesis holds that sleep is the price we pay for brains that ...

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