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  • OLFC Partners with The Autism Asperger's Digest in a Special Offer for NOXO Sensory Balm(tm)

    PHILADELPHIA, PA / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2014 / Olfactory Biosciences Corp (OLFC) is pleased to announce that they have partnered with The Autism Asperger's Digest in a special offer for NOXO Sensory Balm(tm), a new topical medicine alternative, available online at http://noxoinfo.com/sensory…

    Accesswire
  • Airbus Seeks to Sell Some Defense and Space Operations

    Airbus Group, the European aerospace and defense giant, said on Tuesday that it intended to sell several defense and space businesses as it streamlines that division. The move follows a review of business lines after Airbus announced a restructuring of the division last year, when it combined its…

    The New York Times
  • Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show

    It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface. A colossal squid: 350 kilograms (770 pounds), as long…

    Associated Press
  • To Eliminate River Sludge, Modern Tech Is Key (Video)

    Gary Strieker was a CNN correspondent for 20 years, covering Africa as Nairobi bureau chief and then traveling the globe to report on the planet's threatened species and habitats. The giant paper mill has operated for 60 years on the banks of the Altamaha, a mighty, undammed river in southern…

    LiveScience.com
  • Discovery! First Water Ice Clouds Found Beyond Our Solar System

    For the first time, astronomers have detected water ice clouds, like the ones that shroud Earth, around a dim celestial body outside of our solar system. Scientists discovered evidence of the alien water ice clouds in infrared images of a newly discovered brown dwarf that's as cold as the North…

    SPACE.com
  • Massive 5,000-Year-Old Stone Monument Revealed in Israel

    A lunar-crescent-shaped stone monument that dates back around 5,000 years has been identified in Israel. Located about 8 miles (13 kilometers) northwest of the Sea of Galilee, the structure is massive — its volume is about 14,000 cubic meters (almost 500,000 cubic feet) and it has a length of about…

    LiveScience.com
  • Did 'Deadly' Spider Eggs Really Hitch a Ride on Imported Bananas?

    Did 'Deadly' Spider Eggs Really Hitch a Ride on Imported Bananas? It's enough to make you do a double take the next time you unpack your groceries! A recent British news report claimed that imported bananas could play host to a certain species of venomous spiders. A woman in Essex, England,…

    LiveScience.com
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    METRIC MISHAP BLAMED FOR FAILED MARS MISSION

    TOUCHBACK: Miscommunication between NASA and the team at Lockheed Martin Engineering are at fault for a 1999 failed mission to Mars. The two teams used different types of measurement.

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  • Facebook Hires Satellite Executive from Google

    's efforts to deliver Internet service via satellite has jumped to a similar role at Michael Tseytlin joined Facebook earlier this month to work on satellite technology for the company's Connectivity Lab, according to people familiar with the matter. An expert in satellite design, Tseytlin had been…

    The Wall Street Journal
  • US Military's New Laser Gun Zaps Drones

    Boeing recently announced that its mobile laser weapon, dubbed the High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD), successfully shot down more than 150 drones, rockets and other mock enemy targets in a third round of tests. The trials prove that the laser weapon is reliable and capable of…

    LiveScience.com
  • Cargill fires first shot in legal battle over GMO trade responsibility

    Cargill Inc's [CARG.UL] lawsuit against Syngenta AG (SYNN.VX) over rejections of genetically modified U.S. Trading giant Cargill said in court documents on Friday that it had lost more than $90 million because Syngenta sold Agrisure Viptera corn, known as MIR 162, to U.S.

    Reuters
  • Rumbling volcano sees N. Korea warm to the West

    A volcano responsible for one of the most violent eruptions in history is showing signs of life. Scientists know little about Mount Paektu because most of the mountain lies in North Korea, one of the world's most secretive countries. But for the first time, Western scientists have been allowed to…

    CBS News
  • A Hitchcock video helped find a conscious patient who'd been unresponsive for 16 years

    A Hitchcock video helped find a conscious patient who'd been unresponsive for 16 years When doctors suspect that a patient might be in a "vegetative" state following a serious brain injury, they run a plethora of tests to confirm the diagnosis. "Looking at brain activity just isn’t the standard of…

    The Verge
  • 1 Tip To Lose Belly Fat

    It's Hollywood's Hottest Diet And Gets Rid Of Stubborn Fat Areas Like Nothing Else.

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  • The 47-year-old nuclear elephant in the room

    Israel has a substantial arsenal of nuclear weapons. Related: Nuclear weapons lab employee fired after publishing scathing critique of the arms race Former CIA director Robert Gates said so during his 2006 Senate confirmation hearings for secretary of defense, when he noted — while serving as a…

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Lava flows from Philippine volcano, thousands flee

    The Philippines' most active volcano belched out huge lava fragments that rolled about a kilometer (half a mile) down its slope in an ongoing gentle eruption, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of villagers, officials said Tuesday. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology…

    Associated Press
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    NASA'S BIGGEST ROCKET

    Now that the world's largest welding tool is complete, NASA's ready to start building its biggest space rocket yet. The four engine rocket called the 'Space Launch System', is designed for deep space exploration, including trips to Mars.

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  • Climate smart farmers get tech savvy to save India's bread basket

    Climate smart farmers get tech savvy to save India's bread basket By Nita Bhalla KARNAL India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Erratic weather, rising temperatures, declining water resources and labor shortages are threatening India's bread basket state of Haryana, forcing farmers to abandon age-old…

    Reuters
  • Saturn's Weird Fast-Changing Ring Baffles Scientists

    Saturn's Weird Fast-Changing Ring Baffles Scientists One of Saturn's iconic rings looks much different today than it did just a few decades ago, and scientists aren't sure why. NASA's twin Voyager spacecraft spotted many bright clumps in Saturn's F ring when they flew by the gas giant in the early…

    SPACE.com
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    Giant Human Cephalopod Attacks In Clip From Bryan Fuller's 'High Moon'

    From the network that brought you shark tornadoes comes a new movie from Hannibal creator Bryan Fuller that, as you might guess, is completely weird — and very fun. Originally made as a 90-minute TV pilot, High Moon is set in outer space 100 years in the future and explores a time in which Earth…

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