WASHINGTON - Internet search engine Google has acquired seven robotics companies in the past half a year and has begun the process of building its own robots that could undertake manufacturing and could be deployed in the supply chain sector. To start with Google has created a new robotics group under Andy Rubin, who was previously in charge of the Android operating system, and bought seven ...
Asian students have far surpassed their American counterparts in science and math, according to a report. The report by the Program for International Student Assessment showed scores among high school students in many Asian countries are rising as compared to Americans whose performance was poor. According to the Washington Times, the report said that among the 34 [Organization for Economic ...
Australia has finished negotiations for a free trade agreement with South Korea, paving the way to reduce and scrap tariffs on key exports, the prime minister says. The proposed deal includes a controversial investor-state dispute settlement mechanism – but the government says it has secured safeguards to ensure Australia’s public welfare, health and environmental laws are not ...
After two years the first full-face transplant recipients in the US are doing well, with medical scans showing the recipients have grown new networks of new blood vessels to connect the donor skin with their original tissue.Dallas Wiens, the first US man to get a full face transplant, said: "My entire life is a miracle" as he spoke at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of ...
"Take someone like my mother," says its developer Aditya Parameswaran of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. "She has recently purchased this piece of electronic equipment which has a port that she has no idea what to do with. With DataSift, she can just take a photo of the port and say 'find me the cable that works with ...
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Blood Simple, the filmmaking debut of brothers Joel and Ethan Coen, has not aged a bit in the two and a half decades since it was first released. Taut, suspenseful, well-written, and superbly directed with a sly sense of black humor, it is a deliciously wicked film noir given a m ... ...
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Scientists have found evidence of water vapor in the atmospheres of five 'hot Jupiter' planets. Refining their ability to find water vapor could be key to the search for life on other ...
humpback whale populations in the North Pacific Ocean. There is currently a proposal to try and designate North Pacific humpbacks as a single distinct population segment, which could ultimately threaten the species' endangered status. Humpback whales are listed as endangered in the US under the Endangered Species Act, but the species has recently been downlisted by the International Union ...
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It's a general rule in science that the more you know about some aspect of the natural world, the better you understand it. But rules are sometimes broken, and the question of how Earth got its Moon is a very good example of that. Planetary scientists back in the early 1980s concluded that the Moon was born around 4.5 billion years ago, when a Mars-sized object, now deceased, struck Earth a ...
disappeared into the sun and then initially failed to re-emerge - prompting premature declarations of its demise - the most famous comet of recent times is now ...
THERE'S more to brewing than beer. A by-product of the process could be about to give an upgrade to a workhorse building material - red clay bricks. By blending in the grains left over from making beer, the bricks can be more environmentally friendly and better ...
Lunar Plant Growth Habitat project -- is a "simple sealed growth chamber that can support germination over a 5-10 day period in a spacecraft on the Moon." NASA Ames Research Center in California is working on growing basil, lettuce, turnips and flowers in these systems. Growing lettuce on the moon is more than giant leap for plantkind, according to the LPX website. Vegetation is key ...
Reports on Aerospace Research from National Aeronautics and Space Administration Provide New Insights
, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "The N2B hybrid wing-body aircraft with embedded engines was conceptually designed to meet environmental and performance goals for the N + 2 generation transport set by the Subsonic Fixed Wing project of NASA Fundamental Aeronautics Program. In the present study, flow simulations are conducted around the N2B configuration by a ...
, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Glutaminase, an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of L-glutamine to L-glutamate, enhances the umami taste in soy sauce. The Aspergillus sojae genome contains 10 glutaminase genes."The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from ...
Research Conducted by M.A. Glaus and Co-Researchers Has Updated Our Knowledge about Environmental Science and Technology
, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "Whereas the transport of solutes in nonreactive porous media can mostly be described by diffusion driven by the concentration gradients in the external bulk water phase, the situation for dense clays and clay rocks has been less clear for a long time. The presence of fixed negative surface charges complicates the application of Fick's ...
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When it comes to Iran's nuclear weapons program, the only difference between them is this: Ahmadinejad was a wolf in wolf's clothing, Rouhani is a wolf in sheep's clothing, a wolf who thinks he can pull the wool over the eyes of the international community.
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Trailer of Sunny Leone's upcoming film 'Jackpot' was launched in the presence of director Kaizad Gustad and her co-star Sachin Joshi in Mumbai.
Speaking on the occasion, the 32-year-old actress grabbed eyeballs as she narrated her experience during the shooting of the film.
"It was a great experience; I loved the story from the very beginning. It was written beautifully Sir and that's the reason why I picked this film and obviously working with Sachin was a pleasure as well. Working with Naseer sir was as you know a jackpot and a dream come true for me. Being able to work with someone who is so many talented people was great and we had lot of fun in the shoot," she said.
The movie, which is slated for a December 13th release, is set in the world of casino boats and gambling in Goa. (ANI)
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