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Russia slaps US for ignoring Gagarin on Spaceflight Day
Technology
Published in 15-4-2020
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MOSCOW (AP) Russia’s Foreign Ministry has accused the U.S. State Department of spreading disinformation by not mentioning Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in a Facebook post about the International Day of Human Space Flight.

The United Nations General Assembly in 2011 proclaimed the annual observance held on the anniversary of the solo one-orbit mission that made Gagarin the first man in ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Apple varieties rediscovered by the Lost Apple Project
Technology
Published in 15-4-2020
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NEW APPLE VARIETIES REDISCOVERED:

Gold Ridge, found near Pomeroy, Washington

Sary Sinap, found in Latah County, Idaho

Colman, found in Latah County, Idaho

Claribel, found in Latah County, Idaho

Butter Sweet of Pennsylvania, found in Latah County, Idaho

Streaked Pippin, found near Waitsburg, Washington

Milalfyi, found near Pullman, Washingt ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Russia slaps US for ignoring Gagarin on Spaceflight Day
Technology
Published in 15-4-2020
    750 Visits

MOSCOW (AP) Russia’s Foreign Ministry has accused the U.S. State Department of spreading disinformation by not mentioning Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in a Facebook post about the International Day of Human Space Flight.

The United Nations General Assembly in 2011 proclaimed the annual observance held on the anniversary of the solo one-orbit mission that made Gagarin the first man in ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Apple varieties rediscovered by the Lost Apple Project
Technology
Published in 15-4-2020
    253 Visits

NEW APPLE VARIETIES REDISCOVERED:

Gold Ridge, found near Pomeroy, Washington

Sary Sinap, found in Latah County, Idaho

Colman, found in Latah County, Idaho

Claribel, found in Latah County, Idaho

Butter Sweet of Pennsylvania, found in Latah County, Idaho

Streaked Pippin, found near Waitsburg, Washington

Milalfyi, found near Pullman, Washingt ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Would you give up health or location data to return to work?
Technology
Published in 15-4-2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) Cameron Karosis usually strives to protect his personal information. But a scary bout of COVID-19 that began last month with headaches and fevers, progressed to breathing problems and led to a hospital visit has now left him eager to disclose as much as possible to help halt the virus’ spread.

Karosis has already shared personal details with Massachusetts health invest ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Would you give up health or location data to return to work?
Technology
Published in 15-4-2020
    352 Visits

WASHINGTON (AP) Cameron Karosis usually strives to protect his personal information. But a scary bout of COVID-19 that began last month with headaches and fevers, progressed to breathing problems and led to a hospital visit has now left him eager to disclose as much as possible to help halt the virus’ spread.

Karosis has already shared personal details with Massachusetts health invest ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
10 pioneer-era apple types thought extinct found in US West
Technology
Published in 15-4-2020
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) A team of retirees that scours the remote ravines and windswept plains of the Pacific Northwest for long-forgotten pioneer orchards has rediscovered 10 apple varieties that were believed to be extinct the largest number ever unearthed in a single season by the nonprofit Lost Apple Project.

The Vietnam veteran and former FBI agent who make up the nonprofit recently l ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
10 pioneer-era apple types thought extinct found in US West
Technology
Published in 15-4-2020
    685 Visits

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) A team of retirees that scours the remote ravines and windswept plains of the Pacific Northwest for long-forgotten pioneer orchards has rediscovered 10 apple varieties that were believed to be extinct the largest number ever unearthed in a single season by the nonprofit Lost Apple Project.

The Vietnam veteran and former FBI agent who make up the nonprofit recently l ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 15-4-2020
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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
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 15-4-2020
    328 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
Modeling coronavirus: 'Uncertainty is the only certainty'
Technology
Published in 8-4-2020
    569 Visits

SEATTLE (AP) A statistical model cited by the White House generated a slightly less grim figure Monday for a first wave of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. a projection designed to help officials plan for the worst, including having enough hospital staff, beds and ventilators.

The only problem with this bit of relatively good news? It's almost certainly wrong. All ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Bleaching on Great Barrier Reef more widespread than ever
Technology
Published in 8-4-2020
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BRISBANE, Australia (AP) An aerial survey of the Great Barrier Reef shows coral bleaching is sweeping across the area off the east of Australia for the third time in five years.

Bleaching has struck all three regions of the world’s largest coral reef system and is more widespread than ever, scientists from James Cook University in Queensland state said Tuesday.

The air surveys ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Science row hits EU at height of coronavirus crisis
Technology
Published in 8-4-2020
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BRUSSELS (AP) The European Union has been thrown into a scientific policy dispute at the height of the coronavirus crisis after the head of its top science panel resigned amid claims of red tape and institutional gridlock while other scientists at the group indicated that they were well rid of him.

Professor Mauro Ferrari resigned Tuesday as president of the European Research Council an ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Outbreak triggers drop in climate-changing emissions
Technology
Published in 8-4-2020
    264 Visits

WASHINGTON (AP) Despite mocking the idea of climate change, President Donald Trump will preside over one of the country’s sharpest drops in climate-damaging emissions on record, as the economic paralysis from the coronavirus tamps down energy use, according to an Energy Department projection on Tuesday.

The agency’s Energy Information Administration projects a 7.5% drop in fossil fu ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 8-4-2020
    206 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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