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Brown U criticized for using live pigs in medical training
Technology
Published in 30-1-2019
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) An advocacy group has asked federal regulators to investigate Brown University's medical school, arguing it is violating the law by using live pigs for training in emergency medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine on Tuesday asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to investigate animal use at the War ...>>
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Turkmenistan to cut state funding for science
Technology
Published in 30-1-2019
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ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) Turkmenistan authorities say the government will gradually end state funding of the ex-Soviet nation's Academy of Sciences, another move in a series of efforts to trim spending. A decree by President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov published Wednesday in the government daily Neutral Turkmenistan says government funding for the Academy will be phased out in three years. ...>>
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Monarch population up 144 pct at Mexico wintering grounds
Technology
Published in 30-1-2019
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MEXICO CITY (AP) The population of monarch butterflies wintering in central Mexico is up 144 percent over last year, experts said Wednesday. The data presented by Andrew Rhodes, Mexico's national commissioner for protected natural areas, was cheered but scientists quickly warned that it does not mean the butterflies that migrate from Canada and the United States are out of danger. This winte ...>>
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Shutdown casts pall on effort to help Oregon winegrowers
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Published in 30-1-2019
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TURNER, Ore. (AP) Winegrowers in southern Oregon faced financial ruin after a California winemaker claimed wildfire smoke tainted their grapes and refused to buy them. Now, the rejected fruit that was turned into wine by local vintners is facing another setback. Two Oregon wineries stepped in to buy the grapes, but getting the Oregon Solidarity wines they produced to markets on time is in doubt b ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 30-1-2019
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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.

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Brown U criticized for using live pigs in medical training
Technology
Published in 30-1-2019
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) An advocacy group has asked federal regulators to investigate Brown University's medical school, arguing it is violating the law by using live pigs for training in emergency medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine on Tuesday asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to investigate animal use at the War ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Turkmenistan to cut state funding for science
Technology
Published in 30-1-2019
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ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) Turkmenistan authorities say the government will gradually end state funding of the ex-Soviet nation's Academy of Sciences, another move in a series of efforts to trim spending. A decree by President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov published Wednesday in the government daily Neutral Turkmenistan says government funding for the Academy will be phased out in three years. ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Monarch population up 144 pct at Mexico wintering grounds
Technology
Published in 30-1-2019
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MEXICO CITY (AP) The population of monarch butterflies wintering in central Mexico is up 144 percent over last year, experts said Wednesday. The data presented by Andrew Rhodes, Mexico's national commissioner for protected natural areas, was cheered but scientists quickly warned that it does not mean the butterflies that migrate from Canada and the United States are out of danger. This winte ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Shutdown casts pall on effort to help Oregon winegrowers
Technology
Published in 30-1-2019
    188 Visits
TURNER, Ore. (AP) Winegrowers in southern Oregon faced financial ruin after a California winemaker claimed wildfire smoke tainted their grapes and refused to buy them. Now, the rejected fruit that was turned into wine by local vintners is facing another setback. Two Oregon wineries stepped in to buy the grapes, but getting the Oregon Solidarity wines they produced to markets on time is in doubt b ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 30-1-2019
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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
Blue Origin shoots NASA experiments into space in test
Technology
Published in 23-1-2019
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) Jeff Bezos' rocket company, Blue Origin, launched NASA experiments into space Wednesday on a brief test flight. The New Shepard rocket blasted off from West Texas, hoisting a capsule containing the experiments. The eight experiments were exposed to a few minutes of weightlessness, before the capsule parachuted down. The rocket also landed successfully, completing it ...>>
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Shutdown makes it tough for groups to help endangered whales
Technology
Published in 23-1-2019
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Rescuers who respond to distressed whales and other marine animals say the federal government shutdown is making it more difficult to do their work. A network of rescue groups in the U.S. works with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to respond to marine mammals such as whales and seals when the animals are in trouble, such as when they are stranded on land o ...>>
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Wind project partners with environmentalists on rare whales
Technology
Published in 23-1-2019
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BOSTON (AP) The developer of an offshore wind energy project is partnering with environmental groups on a plan to try to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale. The whale is one of the rarest marine mammals. It's thought to number only 411 individuals . The animals travel through New England waters every year. Vineyard Wind, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the National Wild ...>>
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NASA replaces astronaut on Boeing's 1st crew launch
Technology
Published in 23-1-2019
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) NASA has replaced an astronaut assigned to Boeing's first launch with a crew. Astronaut Eric Boe was pulled Tuesday from the upcoming test flight for unspecified medical reasons, after more than three years of training. Taking his seat will be Mike Fincke, a former space station commander. Boeing plans to launch its first Starliner capsule without a crew this spring ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 23-1-2019
    146 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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