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Why Chemostats may be one of Microbiology’s Greatest Tools
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Studies of microbiological processes in the natural world have changed dramatically in the ‘omics era, as sequencing tools enable enormous data sets of DNA, RNA, and proteins. It’s a remarkable tool that exposes the intricate working of biological function, but, warns University of Calgary Professor Marc Strous, it’s not a silver bullet. Strous has made […]

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Roku lays out its plan to please cord cutters — and advertisers
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Now that Roku is a publicly traded company, it has to release quarterly updates about how things are going. Today in its first Q4 earnings release (PDF), the company said that revenue is up 28 percent from last year to $188 million, while the number…

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Vodacom, Tigo agree on mobile money interoperability …
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We are now working to ensure that we have both the technology and requisite resources needed to provide the quality of service that our customers have come to expect from us through the years…we are nevertheless …

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These WPA-Style Posters from the US Department of Energy Make Me Hopeful About Our Future
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Evoking the famous imagery created for the Works Progress Administration, a lovely series of posters created by the US government depict the country’s ongoing renewable energy revolution. And it’s definitely a place I want to live. Read more…

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Jeb Bush clowns around on climate change
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It is meant to misdirect the conversation away from . . . dealing with what we can do to address what we know to be the root causes of climate change (man made) . . . to instead pretend that we can use technology to fix the problem going forward …

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Congressional Democrats Climate Change Investigation: Witchhunt or …
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His December 2013 testimony to the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology said of the Nobel Prize-winning U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, "We need to put down the IPCC as soon as possible – not to protect the patient who …

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Satellite imagery shows Iran preparing to launch satellite
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A recent satellite image of Imam Khomeni Space Center shows that the launch gantry for a Simorgh “satellite launching vehicle” is in position for fueling and launch of the rocket. (credit: Arms Control Wonk/ Middlebury/Airbus Defense and Space) Just weeks after North Korea successfully launched a satellite into orbit, Iran is preparing an attempt to […]

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Can Stun Guns Cause Cardiac Arrest?
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Most of us have probably laughed at someone on television getting shocked by a stun gun. They tense up and fall to the ground, seizing like an epileptic. Once the shocking stops, the person gets up, seemingly unharmed. The occasional wet-your-pants complication is classic humor! All joking aside, there have been several reports showing the […]

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How to keep your computer and other gadgets clean
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The best and cheapest ways to keep your computer and other gadgets clean, from the experts at Consumer Reports.

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