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US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads
Technology
Published in 23-5-2018
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GENEVA (AP) President Donald Trump's top health official said Wednesday that the U.S. and global partners will "take the steps necessary" to try to contain a new Ebola outbreak, asserting that the fight against infectious diseases is one of the administration's top priorities for the World Health Organization, the U.N. agency taking the lead. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex ...>>
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The Latest: Sides weigh in ahead Wyoming grizzly hunt vote
Technology
Published in 23-5-2018
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) The Latest on a vote in Wyoming that would allow grizzly bears to be hunted for the first time since 1974 (all times local): 1 p.m. People on both sides of a debate over whether Wyoming should allow grizzly bear hunting for the first time since the early 1970s are speaking up. The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission plans to vote on a proposed grizzly hunt Wednesday. Bonnie Rice ...>>
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Problem with new US weather satellite could affect pictures
Technology
Published in 23-5-2018
    964 Visits
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) The nation's newest weather satellite, launched less than three months ago, has a serious cooling problem that could affect the quality of its pictures. The trouble is with the GOES-17 satellite's premier instrument for taking images of hurricanes, wildfires, volcanic eruptions and other natural calamities, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sa ...>>
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With death rate up, US life expectancy is likely down again
Technology
Published in 23-5-2018
    922 Visits
NEW YORK (AP) The U.S. death rate rose last year, and 2017 likely will mark the third straight year of decline in American life expectancy, according to preliminary data. Death rates rose for Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, flu and pneumonia, and three other leading causes of death, according to numbers posted online Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Full-year data ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 23-5-2018
    357 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

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Emissions of banned ozone-eating chemical somehow are rising
Technology
Published in 16-5-2018
    134 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) Something strange is happening with a now-banned chemical that eats away at Earth's protective ozone layer: Scientists say there's more of it not less going into the atmosphere and they don't know where it is coming from. When a hole in the ozone formed over Antarctica, countries around the world in 1987 agreed to phase out several types of ozone-depleting chemica ...>>
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Science Says: Green-blooded lizards pose evolutionary puzzle
Technology
Published in 16-5-2018
    274 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) For some lizards it's easy being green. It's in their blood. Six species of lizards in New Guinea bleed lime green thanks to evolution gone weird. It's unusual, but there are critters that bleed different colors of the rainbow besides red. The New Guinea lizards' blood along with their tongues, muscles and bones appear green because of incredibly large doses ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Spacewalking astronauts perform pump swap at space station
Technology
Published in 16-5-2018
    379 Visits
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) Spacewalking astronauts carried out a high-flying, high-tech version of musical chairs Wednesday, rearranging pumps outside the International Space Station. Popping out early, NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold quickly swapped the positions of two spare ammonia pumps that are part of the space station's critical cooling system. One pump got too cold becau ...>>
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Scientists study lava for clues to how volcano will behave
Technology
Published in 16-5-2018
    623 Visits
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) Whether spewing from the ground in red plumes or crawling in a fiery blob across neighborhoods, lava from the Kilauea volcano has produced the most arresting images of the recent eruption. But not all lava is created equal, and the differences could offer hints about the volcano's behavior. For instance, the age of lava and the rate at which it bursts out can provide clues ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 16-5-2018
    541 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
Emissions of banned ozone-eating chemical somehow are rising
Technology
Published in 16-5-2018
    145 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) Something strange is happening with a now-banned chemical that eats away at Earth's protective ozone layer: Scientists say there's more of it not less going into the atmosphere and they don't know where it is coming from. When a hole in the ozone formed over Antarctica, countries around the world in 1987 agreed to phase out several types of ozone-depleting chemica ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Emissions of banned ozone-eating chemical somehow are rising
Technology
Published in 16-5-2018
    595 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) Something strange is happening with a now-banned chemical that eats away at Earth's protective ozone layer: Scientists say there's more of it not less going into the atmosphere and they don't know where it is coming from. When a hole in the ozone formed over Antarctica, countries around the world in 1987 agreed to phase out several types of ozone-depleting chemica ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Science Says: Green-blooded lizards pose evolutionary puzzle
Technology
Published in 16-5-2018
    772 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) For some lizards it's easy being green. It's in their blood. Six species of lizards in New Guinea bleed lime green thanks to evolution gone weird. It's unusual, but there are critters that bleed different colors of the rainbow besides red. The New Guinea lizards' blood along with their tongues, muscles and bones appear green because of incredibly large doses ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Science Says: Green-blooded lizards pose evolutionary puzzle
Technology
Published in 16-5-2018
    947 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) For some lizards it's easy being green. It's in their blood. Six species of lizards in New Guinea bleed lime green thanks to evolution gone weird. It's unusual, but there are critters that bleed different colors of the rainbow besides red. The New Guinea lizards' blood along with their tongues, muscles and bones appear green because of incredibly large doses ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Spacewalking astronauts perform pump swap at space station
Technology
Published in 16-5-2018
    841 Visits
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) Spacewalking astronauts carried out a high-flying, high-tech version of musical chairs Wednesday, rearranging pumps outside the International Space Station. Popping out early, NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold quickly swapped the positions of two spare ammonia pumps that are part of the space station's critical cooling system. One pump got too cold becau ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com


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