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Top techs behind moviemaking get their star turn from Academy – Reuters

ReutersBEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) – From the inventors of the pneumatic car flipper to the software developers who replaced clay modeling with digital sculpture, dozens of behind-the-scenes cinematic innovators turned out on Saturday to receive …Academy honors unsung heroes of film labsUSA TODAYKristen Bell, Michael B. Jordan, Christopher Nolan Help Academy Celebrate …TheWrapScientific and Technical […]

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Cat parasite found in Arctic Beluga – BBC News

BBC NewsThe cat parasite Toxoplasma gondii, which can cause blindness in people, has been identified in Beluga in the western Arctic. The discovery by University of British Columbia scientists has prompted a health advisory to Inuit people in the region who eat the …Researchers Find Infectious Cat Parasite in Western Arctic Beluga, Public Health …Science […]

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State of the Gulf: BP Oil Spill Daily Beach Pollution Report for Friday, February … – Legal Examiner

Legal ExaminerThe following is a summary of the 2/14/14 daily beach oiling report issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). I will endeavour to publish this summary each day the FDEP issues such a report. While the media and public believe …Oil Pollution Hurts Tuna Hearts, Crude Oil ‘Blocked Key Processes’ In Fish’s […]

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Mesozoic Fossil Of Chaohusaurus Discovered; Reveals Live Birth – The Almagest

The AlmagestA new discovery of 248 million-year-old fossil in china suggests the earliest live birth from Mesozoic marine reptile. The skeleton of Chaohusaurus is assumed to have died in labor. Published in the PLOS ONE journal, the finding says the newly found fossil …Ichthyosaurs Fossils reveal Origin of Live Birth on LandFrench TribuneMesozoic marine reptile […]

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Washington, DC Is Officially OBSESSED With ‘House Of Cards’ – ABC News (blog)

ABC News (blog)Plagued by drug, sex and snooping scandals, Washington really should be so over political intrigue. But D.C. apparently hasn’t had its fill of illicit activity. The capitol city is officially obsessed with Netflix drama “House of Cards” — and its …House of Cards Creator Beau Willimon on the DC Thriller’s Second SeasonNorwich BulletinWatch […]

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NASA, nation salute fallen astronauts – Florida Today

Florida TodayKSC leaders lay wreath on NASA’s Day of Remembranc…: KSC Director Bob Cabana and Deputy Center Director Janet Petro lay a wreath at the Visitor Complex’s Space Mirror Memorial on NASA’s annual Day of Remembrance honoring fallen astronauts.Today Marks NASA’s Day of Remembrance at Arlington National CemeteryScience World ReportNASA Ames Observes ‘Day Of Remembrance’ […]

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Polar Bears ‘More Resilient’ To Climate Change Than Thought, Can Survive Ice … – International Business Times

International Business TimesResearchers have witnessed polar bears feasting on everything from birds to caribou, and even plants and berries. Creative Commons. Polar bears are regularly thought of as being among the animals most burdened by climate change, often painted as …Polar Bears Changing Diet Due to Climate ChangeScience World ReportMelting ice posing threat to polar […]

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Google to make smart contact lenses – CNN

CNNIf successful, Google’s newest venture could help to eliminate one of the most painful and intrusive daily routines of diabetics. People with diabetes have difficulty controlling the level of sugar in their blood stream, so they need to monitor their glucose levels …Google contact lens could be option for diabeticsNewsday‘Smart contact lens’ could help millions […]

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Manager: Michael Schumacher in stable condition after skiing accident – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Former world champion racing driver Michael Schumacher, who suffered severe head injuries in a weekend skiing accident in France, remained in stable condition Wednesday, his manager said. Sabine Kehm said Schumacher had been carefully …No change in Michael Schumacher’s condition after third night in Grenoble hospitalSkySportsMichael Schumacher’s condition remains unchanged after skiing injuryThe […]

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Arctic Mercury Levels Lower Than Previously Thought! Thanks To Collapse Of … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendThe most recent research suggests mercury concentration in fish is much lower than expected in much of the continental Arctic, and the Soviet Union may have something to do with it.The burbot is a non-migratory fish. The most recent research suggests …Arctic Mercury Levels Lower Than Expected Thanks To Collapse Of Soviet UnionHeadlines […]

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Amborella Genome Yields Evolutionary Insight into Flowering Plants – Guardian Express

Guardian ExpressThis is neither the website of, nor affiliated in any way with, Guardian News and Media. Amborella genome yields evolutionary insight into flowering plants. A slew of scientific papers are due for publication on the Amborella genus – a plant that is of great …The Amborella Genome and the Evolution of Flowering PlantsScience Careers […]

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Exclusive: Newly Sequenced Plant Genome Solves Darwin’s ‘Abominable … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendThe flower is the only link to the ancient flowers that covered the planet and is helping scientists understand the evolutionary processes that led to the 300,000 species of flowers that currently cover Earth. (Photo : Penn State University). The flower is the only …DNA of Oldest Flowering Plant Solves Darwin’s Evolution MysteryScience […]

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DNA of Oldest Flowering Plant Solves Darwin’s Evolution Mystery – Science World Report

Science World ReportOne of Darwin’s mysteries may have been solved thanks to the sequenced genome of the Amborella plant. Scientists have discovered why flowers suddenly proliferated on Earth millions of years ago. In fact, the newly sequenced genome sheds new light on a …The Amborella Genome and the Evolution of Flowering PlantsScience Careers BlogSex, gluttony […]

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‘Nashville’ Recap: Season 2, Episode 10 – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportKimberly Williams-Paisley plays Peggy Kenter and Eric Close plays Teddy Conrad in Season 2, Episode 10 of ABC’s “Nashville.” In its mid-season cliffhanger episode, “Nashville” proves it can do soap opera drama, but also drama drama. In its second …Nashville Post Mortem: EP Dee Johnson on the Cliffhanger Death(s?), Juliette in […]

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NSA director defends surveillance programs as necessary – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander said Wednesday that “there isn’t a better way” to help defend the country from potential terror threats than the ongoing and controversial bulk collection of telephone records involving …Google Cookies Help NSA Identify Targets for Hacking and SpyingWiredNSA: No better way to protect US than surveillanceU.S. […]

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Scary smart! Clever crocodiles, alligators use sticks to lure prey – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAs if crocodiles and alligators weren’t terrifying enough, scientists have discovered that these ancient, sharp-toothed beasts are incredibly cunning. So clever that they use lures to trap and gobble unsuspecting birds. The discovery in two crocodilian species …Crocs hunt with sticks, researchers sayCNNCrocodiles and alligators use sticks to ‘fish’ for birdsTelegraph.co.ukCunning Crocodiles and […]

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The planet that shouldn’t exist: Bizarre world orbiting its star from a staggering … – Daily Mail

Daily MailAstronomers have found a distant planet so strange, that according to current planet formation theories, it shouldn’t even exist. The planet is 11 times Jupiter’s mass and orbits its star at an incredible 650 times the average Earth-Sun distance. Named HD …Astronomers See Planet that Shouldn’t Be ThereLaboratory EquipmentAstronomers discover planet that shouldn’t be […]

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‘Out of the Furnace’ Review: The Brothers Grim – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportThe brothers Russell (Christian Bale) and Rodney (Casey Affleck) Baze in the very grim “Out of the Furnace.” “Out of the Furnace” starts as a bleak portrait of two brothers’ struggles in a small Appalachian Rust Belt community — a community rusting into …‘Out of the Furnace’ runs coldValley DispatchChristian Bale’s […]

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Oakland’s Michael A Lenoir 114th President Of The National Medical Association

Oakland’s Michael A. LeNoir, M.D., a well-known practicing Pediatrician and Allergist in the San Francisco Bay Area, was installed as the 114th president of the National Medical Association during the organization’s 111th Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly in Toronto, Canada. The National Medical Association promotes the collective interests of over 32,000 physicians of African descent […]