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Obama says recent Islamic State losses show group will be defeated

Reuters - 40 min 39 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday recent territory losses by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria show the extremist group will be defeated.









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Instagram now OK with larger photos

CBC - 55 min 14 sec ago

The popular online photo-sharing service Instagram has increased the size of pictures that users can upload to its servers.

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Boston Marathon bomber files motion seeking new trial

Reuters - 58 min 42 sec ago
(Reuters) - Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has been sentenced to death, filed a motion in federal court on Monday seeking a new trial, according to court records.









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Reducing stroke damage may be next for optical coherence tomography technology widely used in vision healthcare

Science Daily - 1 hour 57 sec ago
A new article reports on use of optical coherence tomography to obtain high-resolution images showing blood-flow dynamics in the brain before, during, and after stroke-like states. The information may ultimately enable clinicians to reduce stroke damage.
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Germany, France press Greece to make credible proposals

Reuters - 1 hour 1 min ago
PARIS/ATHENS (Reuters) - France and Germany told Greece to come up with serious proposals in order to restart financial aid talks, raising pressure on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to compromise a day after his country voted overwhelmingly against more austerity.









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2015 Arctic Sea Ice: How Low Will It Go?

Discovery - 1 hour 15 min ago
The Arctic Sea ice extent in 2015 is likely to be among the lowest on record. Continue reading →
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Aetna CEO addresses antitrust concerns over Humana deal

Reuters - 1 hour 23 min ago
(Reuters) - Aetna Inc's chief executive said Monday he was confident an antitrust review of the health insurer's proposed purchase of smaller rival Humana Inc would allow the deal to close in the second half of 2016, seeking to allay investor concerns.
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Iran demands end to U.N. missile sanctions, West refuses

Reuters - 1 hour 25 min ago
VIENNA (Reuters) - A dispute over U.N. sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program and a broader arms embargo were among issues holding up a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers on Monday, the day before their latest self-imposed deadline.









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First Chimpanzees Caught Drinking Alcohol

Scientific American - 1 hour 27 min ago
What’s on tap? Fermented tree sap. Click here for a transcript of this video.

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New insights into the genetics of drug-resistant fungal infections

Science Daily - 1 hour 28 min ago
A study offers new insights into how virulent fungi adapt through genetic modifications to fight back against the effects of medication designed to block their spread, and how that battle leaves them temporarily weakened. These insights may provide clues to new ways to treat notoriously difficult-to-cure fungal infections like thrush and vaginitis.
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Perennial biofuel crops' water consumption similar to corn

Science Daily - 1 hour 28 min ago
Converting large tracts of the Midwest's marginal farming land to perennial biofuel crops carries with it some key unknowns, including how it could affect the balance of water between rainfall, evaporation and movement of soil water to groundwater.
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Amazon as an adult: Two decades of online shopping

PhysOrg2 - 1 hour 47 min ago
It has officially been nearly two decades since shoppers of the world were introduced to the idea of buying books online.
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Amazon as an adult: Two decades of online shopping

Phys.Org - 1 hour 47 min ago
It has officially been nearly two decades since shoppers of the world were introduced to the idea of buying books online.
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Fighting Robots! U.S. MegaBot Challenges Japan

Discovery - 1 hour 47 min ago
In a pair of hype videos going viral, engineering teams propose giant robot showdown. Continue reading →
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Reducing stroke damage may be next for OCT technology widely used in vision healthcare

PhysOrg2 - 1 hour 55 min ago
An optical technology already widely used in ophthalmology and other medical fields holds potential to reveal how blood flows in the brain during stroke, providing information that could someday guide new treatments and reduce stroke-induced damage to the brain.
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Reducing stroke damage may be next for OCT technology widely used in vision healthcare

Phys.Org - 1 hour 55 min ago
An optical technology already widely used in ophthalmology and other medical fields holds potential to reveal how blood flows in the brain during stroke, providing information that could someday guide new treatments and reduce stroke-induced damage to the brain.
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SpaceX rocket explosion unlikely to slow launches for long

PhysOrg2 - 1 hour 57 min ago
SpaceX's rocket explosion last week may only briefly slow the company's ambitious launch schedule at Cape Canaveral, Fla., but it could also give a boost to its competitors, experts say.
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SpaceX rocket explosion unlikely to slow launches for long

Phys.Org - 1 hour 57 min ago
SpaceX's rocket explosion last week may only briefly slow the company's ambitious launch schedule at Cape Canaveral, Fla., but it could also give a boost to its competitors, experts say.
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Gas sensors promise advances in Earth science

PhysOrg2 - 1 hour 57 min ago
Rice University has been awarded a $1 million grant by the W.M. Keck Foundation to develop gas-releasing microbial sensors for the study of soil and marine life.
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Gas sensors promise advances in Earth science

Phys.Org - 1 hour 57 min ago
Rice University has been awarded a $1 million grant by the W.M. Keck Foundation to develop gas-releasing microbial sensors for the study of soil and marine life.
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