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Teen activist says future has been stolen by climate change
Technology
Published in 24-4-2019
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LONDON (AP) Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg has accused adults of stealing young people's future as she met senior British politicians at Parliament.

The 16-year-old Swede, who has sparked a global wave of youth environment protests, met Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and other lawmakers Tuesday.

She told a meeting in the House of Commons that "we probably ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Even light rain increases your risk of a deadly car crash
Technology
Published in 24-4-2019
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WASHINGTON (AP) Even light rain significantly increases your risk of a fatal car crash, a new study finds.

The wetter the roads, the deadlier they become, with rain, snow and ice increasing the risk of deadly car crashes by 34%, according to a study this week in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society .

Light rain "We're talking a drizzle, just at the point wher ...>>

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Mars lander picks up what's likely 1st detected marsquake
Technology
Published in 24-4-2019
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) NASA's InSight lander has picked up a gentle rumble at Mars, believed to be the first marsquake ever detected.

InSight's quake monitor recorded and measured the faint signal April 6, and scientists announced the finding Tuesday.

While the rumble sounds like soft wind, scientists believe it came from within the red planet. The Paris Institute of ...>>

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Robotic device winds its own way through beating pig heart
Technology
Published in 24-4-2019
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WASHINGTON (AP) Borrowing from the way cockroaches skitter along walls, scientists have created a robotic device that safely guides itself through the delicate chambers of a pig's heart as it's beating.

It is one of the first times researchers have shown that a truly autonomous surgical robot can navigate inside the heart, not controlled by a doctor with a joystick, according ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 24-4-2019
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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
71-year-old heart study gets $38M grant for another 6 years
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
    704 Visits

BOSTON (AP) The nation's longest-running multigenerational study of cardiovascular disease has received a $38 million grant that will help researchers explore the biology of aging.

The six-year grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to the Framingham Heart Study was announced Tuesday.

Boston University, which has administered the 71-year-old study since 197 ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
US astronaut to spend 11 months in space, set female record
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
    766 Visits

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) A NASA astronaut will spend nearly a year at the International Space Station, setting a record for women.

Station astronaut Christina Koch will remain on board for about 11 months, until February approaching but not quite breaking Scott Kelly's 340-day U.S. record.

"One month down. Ten to go," she tweeted Wednesday. She said it feels awesome having ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Scientists spur some activity in brains of slaughtered pigs
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
    65 Visits

NEW YORK (AP) Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death.

The brains could not think or sense anything, researchers stressed. By medical standards "this is not a living brain," said Nenad Sestan of the Yale School of Medicine, one of the researcher ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Meteor seen blazing through skies over East Coast
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
    310 Visits

Residents along the East Coast have reported seeing a meteor blazing across the nighttime sky.

Multiple news outlets report the American Meteor Society said it received 360 reports on Tuesday about a meteor or fireball seen from Vermont to South Carolina.

According to the society, the fireball traveled from north to south and plunged into the Atlantic Ocean in front of Bethany Bea ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
    302 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
71-year-old heart study gets $38M grant for another 6 years
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
    842 Visits

BOSTON (AP) The nation's longest-running multigenerational study of cardiovascular disease has received a $38 million grant that will help researchers explore the biology of aging.

The six-year grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to the Framingham Heart Study was announced Tuesday.

Boston University, which has administered the 71-year-old study since 197 ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
US astronaut to spend 11 months in space, set female record
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
    224 Visits

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) A NASA astronaut will spend nearly a year at the International Space Station, setting a record for women.

Station astronaut Christina Koch will remain on board for about 11 months, until February approaching but not quite breaking Scott Kelly's 340-day U.S. record.

"One month down. Ten to go," she tweeted Wednesday. She said it feels awesome having ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Scientists spur some activity in brains of slaughtered pigs
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
    502 Visits

NEW YORK (AP) Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death.

The brains could not think or sense anything, researchers stressed. By medical standards "this is not a living brain," said Nenad Sestan of the Yale School of Medicine, one of the researcher ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Meteor seen blazing through skies over East Coast
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
    586 Visits

Residents along the East Coast have reported seeing a meteor blazing across the nighttime sky.

Multiple news outlets report the American Meteor Society said it received 360 reports on Tuesday about a meteor or fireball seen from Vermont to South Carolina.

According to the society, the fireball traveled from north to south and plunged into the Atlantic Ocean in front of Bethany Bea ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 17-4-2019
    734 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


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