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Camera trap system could help fight against poaching

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  • Jan 03, 2016
The Zoological Society London (ZSL), whose mission is to promote and achieve the world-wide conservation of animals and their habitats, says it may have taken a step closer to fulfilling that with the development of a new camera, which it calls Instant...
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Nevada reporters blow the whistle on billionaire owner Sheldon Adelson

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  • Dec 19, 2015
Note to billionaires: buying a newspaper doesn't mean buying the souls of its journalists. The staff of one prominent Nevada paper, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, has been vexed by its new owner, Sheldon Adelson. At first, Adelson bought the paper but ref...
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Twitter users decry reported plan to prioritize tweets

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  • Feb 07, 2016
NEW YORK The hashtag #RIPTwitter became the top trending U.S. item on Twitter on Saturday, after a report from BuzzFeed said the company is planning to change how it displays users’ tweets.The BuzzFeed report, which went live on Friday night and did ...
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Green car technologies collide in Los Angeles

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  • Aug 03, 2015
LOS ANGELES Asian automakers are opening up a new front in the contest to define the future of cars in California, fielding a flock of cars powered by hydrogen in a bid to woo green car buyers from Tesla Motors Inc, the battery electric vehicle leader....
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SpaceX Falcon rocket nails safe landing in pivotal space feat

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  • Dec 22, 2015
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Monday with a payload of communications satellites before the reusable main-stage booster turned around, soared back to Cape Canaveral and landed safely near its launch pad in a ...
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WTF? Russia bans swearing in jails

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  • Jan 15, 2016
In Vladimir Putin's Russia, there will be no swearing in jail. Under a new rule imposed by the country's Justice Ministry, detainees in pretrial detention centers will be prohibited from speaking in the salty Russian prison slang known as fenya, the Inter...
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Researchers find possible ninth planet beyond Neptune

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  • Jan 21, 2016
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. The solar system may host a ninth planet that is about 10 times bigger than Earth and orbiting far beyond Neptune, according to research published on Wednesday.Computer simulations show that the mystery planet, if it exists, would ...
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Green car technologies collide in Los Angeles

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  • Aug 10, 2015
LOS ANGELES Asian automakers are opening up a new front in the contest to define the future of cars in California, fielding a flock of cars powered by hydrogen in a bid to woo green car buyers from Tesla Motors Inc, the battery electric vehicle leader....
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Sex life of sleeping sickness parasite may lead to its downfall

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  • Jan 26, 2016
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An unusual sex life may spell the extinction of the deadly African sleeping sickness parasite, which threatens millions of people in West and Central Africa, an international team of scientists said on Tuesday.The ...
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Doomsday Clock stays unchanged at three minutes to midnight

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  • Jan 28, 2016
WASHINGTON The Iran nuclear deal and movement on climate change prompted the scientists who maintain the Doomsday Clock, a symbolic countdown to global catastrophe, to keep it unchanged on Tuesday at three minutes to midnight.The Doomsday Clock, devise...
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