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University of California to dump fossil fuel investments
Technology
Published in 18-9-2019
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LOS ANGELES (AP) The University of California is dumping fossil fuel investments from its nearly $84 billion pension and endowment funds because they are a financial risk, its top financial officers announced Tuesday.

"Our job is to make money for the University of California, and we're betting we can do that without fossil fuels investments," said an opinion article in the Los Ang ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Rare California trout species returns to native habitat
Technology
Published in 18-9-2019
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LOS ANGELES (AP) For the first time in nearly a century, a rare California trout species will swim in a mountain creek that is its native habitat, marking a major milestone that conservationists hope will lead to a thriving population and removal of its threatened status.

About 30 Paiute cutthroat trout will be plucked Wednesday from Coyote Valley Creek in the eastern Sierra Nevada wild ...>>

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AP Photos: Night fishing in moonlit sea in eerie silence
Technology
Published in 18-9-2019
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STEWART TOWN, Jamaica (AP) The warm tropical air gently pushes waves against the concrete steps leading down a cliff and into the ocean the jumping-off point tonight for night spearfishermen in the small village of Stewart Town on Jamaica's north shore.

Down those same steps is where some of these men learned to swim as young boys.

Nicholas Bingham and Delroy Gooden put on ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
NASA manager casts doubt on 2024 moon landing by astronauts
Technology
Published in 18-9-2019
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) A top NASA manager cast doubt Wednesday on the space agency's ability to land astronauts on the moon by 2024.

Kenneth Bowersox, acting associate administrator for human exploration and operations, told a Congressional subcommittee that NASA is doing its best to meet the White House-imposed deadline. But he noted: "I wouldn't bet my oldest child's ...>>

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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 18-9-2019
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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
University: Losing Hawaii telescope risks billions in funds
Technology
Published in 11-9-2019
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HONOLULU (AP) Losing the Thirty Meter Telescope could mean losing billions of dollars in research funding over the next few decades, a senior University of Hawaii official said.

Vassilis Syrmos, the school's vice president for research and innovation, told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser not building the advanced telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Island could i ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Scientists say they have successfully created 2 embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino
Technology
Published in 11-9-2019
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CREMONA, Italy (AP) Scientists say they have successfully created 2 embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino.

Reference: www.chron.com
Scientists succeed in creating northern white rhino embryos
Technology
Published in 11-9-2019
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CREMONA, Italy (AP) Scientists announced Wednesday they have succeeded in creating two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino as part of an international effort to save the species, which is down to just two animals worldwide, both of them female.

The embryos, created in the lab with eggs taken from the females and frozen sperm from dead males, are now stored in liquid nitroge ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Water, temperature right for life at another star's planet
Technology
Published in 11-9-2019
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) In a tantalizing first, scientists have discovered water at a planet outside our solar system that has temperatures suitable for life.

Two research groups announced this week that they've found water vapor in the atmosphere of a planet 110 light-years away in the constellation Leo. This so-called Super Earth is just the right distance from its star to conc ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 11-9-2019
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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
University: Losing Hawaii telescope risks billions in funds
Technology
Published in 11-9-2019
    884 Visits

HONOLULU (AP) Losing the Thirty Meter Telescope could mean losing billions of dollars in research funding over the next few decades, a senior University of Hawaii official said.

Vassilis Syrmos, the school's vice president for research and innovation, told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser not building the advanced telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Island could i ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Scientists say they have successfully created 2 embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino
Technology
Published in 11-9-2019
    76 Visits

CREMONA, Italy (AP) Scientists say they have successfully created 2 embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino.

Reference: www.chron.com
Scientists succeed in creating northern white rhino embryos
Technology
Published in 11-9-2019
    824 Visits

CREMONA, Italy (AP) Scientists announced Wednesday they have succeeded in creating two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino as part of an international effort to save the species, which is down to just two animals worldwide, both of them female.

The embryos, created in the lab with eggs taken from the females and frozen sperm from dead males, are now stored in liquid nitroge ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Water, temperature right for life at another star's planet
Technology
Published in 11-9-2019
    698 Visits

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) In a tantalizing first, scientists have discovered water at a planet outside our solar system that has temperatures suitable for life.

Two research groups announced this week that they've found water vapor in the atmosphere of a planet 110 light-years away in the constellation Leo. This so-called Super Earth is just the right distance from its star to conc ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 11-9-2019
    817 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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