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Scientists show first image ever taken of a black hole, depicting its hot, shadowy edges
Technology
Published in 10-4-2019
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WASHINGTON (AP) Scientists show first image ever taken of a black hole, depicting its hot, shadowy edges.

Reference: www.chron.com
Record Singapore bust puts scrutiny on overlooked pangolin
Technology
Published in 10-4-2019
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SINGAPORE (AP) Singapore has seized more than 28 tons of pangolin scales belonging to around 38,000 of the endangered mammals over the past week, a global record that spurred calls for more protection for pangolins, which are used in traditional medicine.

The scales, which were found in shipping containers, have been linked to four species of pangolins native to Africa.

Officials ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Bones from Philippine cave reveal a new human cousin
Technology
Published in 10-4-2019
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NEW YORK (AP) Fossil bones and teeth found in the Philippines have revealed a long-lost cousin of modern people, which evidently lived around the time our own species was spreading from Africa to occupy the rest of the world.

It's yet another reminder that, although Homo sapiens is now the only surviving member of our branch of the evolutionary tree, we've had company for most ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Science fact: Astronomers reveal first image of a black hole
Technology
Published in 10-4-2019
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WASHINGTON (AP) Scientists on Wednesday released the first image ever made of a black hole, revealing a fiery ring of gravity-twisted light swirling around the edge of the abyss.

The picture, assembled from data gathered by eight radio telescopes around the world, shows the hot, shadowy lip of a supermassive black hole, one of the light-sucking monsters of the universe theorized by Eins ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 10-4-2019
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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
Scientists show first image ever taken of a black hole, depicting its hot, shadowy edges
Technology
Published in 10-4-2019
    475 Visits

WASHINGTON (AP) Scientists show first image ever taken of a black hole, depicting its hot, shadowy edges.

Reference: www.chron.com
Record Singapore bust puts scrutiny on overlooked pangolin
Technology
Published in 10-4-2019
    211 Visits

SINGAPORE (AP) Singapore has seized more than 28 tons of pangolin scales belonging to around 38,000 of the endangered mammals over the past week, a global record that spurred calls for more protection for pangolins, which are used in traditional medicine.

The scales, which were found in shipping containers, have been linked to four species of pangolins native to Africa.

Officials ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Bones from Philippine cave reveal a new human cousin
Technology
Published in 10-4-2019
    10 Visits

NEW YORK (AP) Fossil bones and teeth found in the Philippines have revealed a long-lost cousin of modern people, which evidently lived around the time our own species was spreading from Africa to occupy the rest of the world.

It's yet another reminder that, although Homo sapiens is now the only surviving member of our branch of the evolutionary tree, we've had company for most ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Science fact: Astronomers reveal first image of a black hole
Technology
Published in 10-4-2019
    440 Visits

WASHINGTON (AP) Scientists on Wednesday released the first image ever made of a black hole, revealing a fiery ring of gravity-twisted light swirling around the edge of the abyss.

The picture, assembled from data gathered by eight radio telescopes around the world, shows the hot, shadowy lip of a supermassive black hole, one of the light-sucking monsters of the universe theorized by Eins ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 10-4-2019
    266 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
German state to accept environmentalists' bee-saving plan
Technology
Published in 3-4-2019
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BERLIN (AP) The German state of Bavaria is set to accept in large part a plan by environmentalists to save bees and protect biodiversity, averting a referendum on the issue.

In February, backers of the plan collected nearly 1.75 million signatures, over 18% of the region's electorate and enough to force a vote. It would set aside more space to protect imperiled insects and banish m ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Magnitude 3.6 quake shakes part of Southern California
Technology
Published in 3-4-2019
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YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) A small earthquake gave some Southern California residents a predawn wakeup call.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.6 temblor occurred just after 5 a.m. Wednesday and was centered 5 miles (8 kilometers) east of the Orange County city of Yorba Linda. Several tiny aftershocks followed.

The Orange County Fire Authority says it received no repor ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Los Angeles honors Jane Goodall on her 85th birthday
Technology
Published in 3-4-2019
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LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles city leaders honored the lifetime achievements of famed primatologist Jane Goodall by singing "Happy Birthday" to her on her 85th birthday.

Goodall vocalized a chimpanzee greeting Wednesday at the City Hall ceremony and pulled Mayor Eric Garcetti over to demonstrate how a female chimpanzee greets a high-ranking male.

Goodall recounted her experiences ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Groups sue to restrict salmon fishing, help Northwest orcas
Technology
Published in 3-4-2019
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SEATTLE (AP) Federal officials say they may restrict salmon fishing off the West Coast to help the Pacific Northwest's critically endangered killer whales, but two environmental groups are suing anyway to ensure it happens.

The Center for Biological Diversity and the Wild Fish Conservancy asked the U.S. District Court in Seattle on Wednesday to order officials to reconsider a 2009 ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 3-4-2019
    244 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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