WASHINGTON - Internet search engine Google has acquired seven robotics companies in the past half a year and has begun the process of building its own robots that could undertake manufacturing and could be deployed in the supply chain sector. To start with Google has created a new robotics group under Andy Rubin, who was previously in charge of the Android operating system, and bought seven ...
Ministry of Home Affairs, Shri Arun Kumar Jain spoke about the importance of simplification of Hindi language for scientific research to achieve national goals, at the Defence Research and Development Organisation press conference today. "I hope that these measures and the efforts made by organizations like DRDO will provide a strong foundation for development of Hindi, for scientific ...
Use of iPads help students grasp scientific concepts of space more effectively compared to traditional classroom instruction, a new study has revealed. Smithsonian researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics said that use of iPads to explore 3-D simulations of the universe is learnt better than conventional teaching. The study suggests that iPads and other tablets can ...
A race to save a group of stranded pilot whales in a remote part of the Florida Everglades continues Thursday. NBC's Mark Potter reports. How did dozens of pilot whales ...
530 miles from the Sea of Tranquility. On July 21, 1969, people around the world were glued to TV images of the Apollo 11 astronauts on the Moon. But space specialists were also tracking the Soviet Luna 15 probe, which had launched three days before the Apollo mission. Luna 15 was just one in a long line of Soviet probes that had made it to the Moon--Luna 2 was the first human-made object to ...
The Iron Lady
The title of The Iron Lady comes from the nickname given to Margaret Thatcher by the Soviet media in the mid-1970s, but it may just as well be used to describe Meryl Streep, who gives us another of her impressive historical disappearing actsone of the current cinemas greatest speci ... ...
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'); Three small CubeSats float above the Earth after deployment from the International Space Station. Astronaut Rick Mastracchio tweeted the photo from the station on Nov. 19, ...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Things are about to get extreme. I flew down here to Florida Wednesday (Dec. 4) to cover the AXE Apollo Space Academy, a space camp designed to give away 23 tickets to space. The 109 recruits from more than 60 different countries hoping to win one of those coveted tickets came to Florida earlier in the week to train like astronauts, and I'm about to join them. ...
Perseverance in the face of adversity is an admirable character trait - now it turns out you can conjure it up with a quick zap to a tiny spot in the brain. The discovery in two people with epilepsy was accidental but it is the first to show that simple brain stimulation can create rich, complex alterations of ...
letter published in the New York Times warning about the then new "Herut" Party in Israel that was beginning a major fund raising drive in the United States. Herut has since morphed into the Likud, which runs the government now and has been the dominant party in Israel for over 35 ...
Link to video: How to dress for the Antarctic Anyone planning a trip to the coldest, windiest place on Earth will be in need of some quality technical fabrics.Outdoorsy types who spend weekends climbing rock faces or sailing or whatever else people do outside for fun (I'm not a member of this group of people) will know what I'm talking about. You may have seen them around in the urban ...
Despite having no real basis for his story, Youn tells readers how he plans to capitalize on this condition, especially if it grows with the increased legalization of marijuana across the U.S. ';If a true link between smoking pot and gynecomastia does exist,'; he writes, ';then we should expect to see a spike in gynecomastia treatments in those states which have legalized ...
This artist's concept depicts NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft entering interstellar space, or the space between stars. Beyond the border of interstellar space, the distant Voyager 1 spacecraft called back to Earth earlier this year with noises from its new environment. It's true that the void of space does not carry sound -- there's no gas or other substance to transmit the ...
European Space Agency to create meals for an eventual Mars mission lasting several months.Now he has teamed up with the Brittany family firm Hnaff - more famous for its tinned meat and pt, favoured by long-distance mariners - to provide the containers to ensure the Ducasse delicacies lose none of their flavour on their 200-odd-mile journey to the ISS.A spokesperson for Ducasse told the Guardian: ...
A controversial French research paper suggesting that Roundup and Roundup Ready corn caused rats to develop tumours and die has officially been retracted.? Elsevier, a global publisher of scientific journals, announced Nov. 28 that the study by Gilles Seralini was based on a small data set and no ';definitive conclusions'; could be made from the research data.? ';The journal ...
The Internet is in an uproar over a recent viral photo of what appears to be a third grade science quiz from a private, religious school in Florida that says "gravity was designed by ...
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When it comes to Iran's nuclear weapons program, the only difference between them is this: Ahmadinejad was a wolf in wolf's clothing, Rouhani is a wolf in sheep's clothing, a wolf who thinks he can pull the wool over the eyes of the international community.
The chief lobbyist for the National Retail Federation was speaking about talks to end the U.S. government shutdown.
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Tom Cruise and John Travolta, along with church head David Miscavige have launched Scientology's new building worth 145 dollars in Clearwater.
The building covering 377,000 square ft will host the faith's ballyhooed "Super Power" program, Radar Online reported.
According to the Tampa Bay Times, Miscavige delivered an eight-minute speech, before leading the VIPs into the building.
Super Power, a program drawn up by L. Ron Hubbard more than 30 years ago, is said to enable the religion's devout to create a new world.
The paper reported that the church expected more than 10,000 Scientologists at the event, but only 3,000 showed up. (ANI)
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