Science

by | October 09, 2016 | 04:57

Lenovo has just announced that it doubt's Microsoft's commitment to its Windows 10 mobile platform and has therefore stopped manufacturing phones for the platform, and sales of the latest (and last) Lumias have tanked. According to ZDNet , the theme of the event will be: "The next chapter in the Windows story". Microsoft's Hardware event will be available via live stream on October 26 at 10 a.m.

by | October 06, 2016 | 07:12

Amy Heilman dragged her husband, Matt, along with her to the event, and they lined up to wait for the doors to open around 6:30 a.m., she said. While the rest of us were still asleep or commuting to work Wednesday morning, " Gilmore Girls " fans eagerly awaited a cup of coffee from their favorite greasy spoon - Luke's Diner .

by | October 06, 2016 | 06:53

Despite the stellar start, the Vikings appear to be taking the victories in stride. Punt returner Marcus Sherels of Rochester agreed. Beckham doesn't seem to be getting the message, * a href="http://www.totalprosports.com/2016/10/04/pssed-off-odell-beckham-says-if-he-sneezes-the-wrong-way-refs-would-flag-him-video/" target="_blank" *blaming the refs for his and his team's misfortunes, saying, "There's never an explanation (from the officials)".

by | October 05, 2016 | 00:09

This year's Nobel Prize announcements started Monday with the medicine award going to Japanese biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi for discoveries on autophagy, the process by which a cell breaks down and recycles content. The discovery of the Kosterlitz-Thouless transition revolutionized knowledge about phase transitions. In topology, a ring doughnut and a tea cup are equivalent because they have - and can only have - one hole.

by | September 28, 2016 | 03:44

She had also suffered four miscarriages . The clinic declined any further comment and declined to identify the mother. As a result, mutations in mitochondrial genes can cause severe conditions, like Leigh Syndrome , which can't be naturally masked by mixing with a father's genetic code.

by | September 26, 2016 | 00:32

An army officer in Aleppo confirmed that the ground assault had yet to begin. The latest raids on Friday, part of a new Syrian government offensive to recapture rebel-held parts of Aleppo, destroyed emergency service structures, as well as underground shelters used by civilians to hide from bombings.

by | September 26, 2016 | 00:31

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared on September 21 that more than 55 countries have formally joined the Paris Agreement on climate change signed by world leaders this past April, according to a UN press release. India's environment minister Anil Madhav Dave said, "It is a huge step from India". The European Union, which is yet to ratify the agreement, accounts for 12.10 per cent while India stands at 4.10 per cent.

by | September 25, 2016 | 00:04

Countdown began on Saturday for Indian Space Research Organisation's ( ISRO ) Monday launch of SCATSAT-1 for ocean and weather related studies along with seven other satellites, including from the United States (US) and Canada. Pratham's payload instrument is comprised of two monopole antennae for transmissions at 145.98 MHz and 437.45 MHz. Weighing around 10kgs and created to fit within a 30-cm cube, Pratham will orbit at an altitude of 670kms.

by | September 23, 2016 | 01:03

FT further cited sources claiming that the British carmaker is "likely to be valued between £1bn to £1.5bn" and such an acquisition could be the company's biggest since its $3bn takeover of Beats . According to the FT , the company made a little over 1,600 cars past year. A source at McLaren is quoted as saying that there's absolutely no truth to this report, that have been no talks with Apple and absolutely no chatter about it.

by | September 21, 2016 | 01:48

Now, as Khloé continues to be involved in divorce drama with ex Lamar Odom , it looks like romance is back on the brain! The couple was partying in Miami, Florida, with Khloe's older sisters Kim Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian after Kanye West's gig at the AmericanAirlines Arena.

by | September 20, 2016 | 05:00

Marza Animation Planet is working with Capcom on Resident Evil: Vendetta, and the veteran studio seems to have nailed the translation from console to big-screen. The game is set after the events of Resident Evil 6 , and will focus on the Baker family. The movie will premiere in January 2017 - in time for "Resident Evil 7's" global release.

by | September 20, 2016 | 04:53

The "Beautiful Girls" singer posted a series of Instagram videos on Saturday that show him siding with Meek Mill and coming at The Game with a slew of insults. Sean Kingston is now in the middle of The Game's beef with Meek Mill. Kingston then took it one step further by posting screenshots of conversations he's had with people about The Game .

by | September 16, 2016 | 00:15

Obama announced the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument while he attended at a State Department conference on Thursday. While lobster and crab fishing are being given a longer timeline to continue operations, other activities that extract from the sea floor -- like mining and drilling -- are also being banned.

by | September 13, 2016 | 04:32

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, Meranti is expected to weaken before it makes landfall but could still cause extensive damage. Tropical Cyclone Meranti is expected to edge closer to the coast of southern China in the middle of this week, the Observatory said at noon on Monday.

by | September 12, 2016 | 00:06

Pope Francis railed against damaging the environment Thursday, lamenting the human role in climate change. Remarking on the planet's rapid warming, Francis observed that "c$3 limate change is also contributing to the heart-rending refugee crisis".

by | September 07, 2016 | 02:58

It may be the poster animal for endangered species awareness, but it appears the giant panda has bounced back. The latest version of the International Union for Conservation of Nature ( IUCN) Red List upgrades the giant panda ( Ailuropoda melanoleuca ) from endangered to "vulnerable".

by | September 06, 2016 | 00:31

In Iran, the state TV on Sunday reported that the Islamic Republic appointed its envoy to London. Hopton also previously served as Britain's ambassador to Yemen and Qatar. Later, angry Iranian students stormed the British embassy in Tehran and pulled down the European country's flag. A Downing Street spokesperson said: "The Prime Minister underlined that the United Kingdom would continue to play an active role in support of full implementation of the deal, including efforts to enhance ...

by | September 04, 2016 | 01:40

NASA's Juno captured the images on August 27 , the first pictures of the giant planet's north pole. Scott Bolton, the Juno principal investigator at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas, told CBS News the new images caught researchers by surprise when they finally reached Earth.

by | September 02, 2016 | 00:17

But the Irish Independent , who has spoken to Mr Cook, says he is confident his appeal against the ruling will be successful. CEO Tim Cook continued his Irish media offensive on Thursday, giving a 24-minute interview with Ireland's national radio RTE .

by | September 02, 2016 | 00:15

Hundreds of families want to relocate due to unsafe levels of lead and arsenic in the ground at the West Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago, Indiana. The delay, he said, was because of problems with the contractor the agency hired to tabulate the data and concerns about the quality of the data. Since early June, he said, the EPA has been covering bare soil around the complex with mulch; going door to door with fliers; and posting yard signs that warn, "Do not play in the dirt or around ...

by | August 31, 2016 | 00:38

Officials elevated the status of the State Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee to Level Two this morning in preparation for the storm, now called Tropical Depression 9 . It was moving west, but forecasters expect it could curve back to the northeast in the coming days. The center says Gaston reformed as a hurricane Saturday night.

by | August 30, 2016 | 01:21

It's not too far away from the star for water to freeze nor too close that water would boil away. An worldwide team of astronomers announced Wednesday they have discovered a rocky, Earth-like planet that might harbor life orbiting Proxima Centauri , the closest star to the sun .

by | August 30, 2016 | 01:20

The Arizona attack was more limited and involved introducing malicious software into the voter registration system, Yahoo quoted a state official as saying. And, yet, despite lots of security experts sounding the alarm over and over again, you still get election officials ridiculously declaring that their own systems are somehow hack proof.

by | August 30, 2016 | 01:20

Mr Xenophon told News Corp this afternoon his team's decision was motivated by a belief gay marriage should be introduced by parliamentarians in Canberra not a majority of Australians. Malcolm Turnbull remains preferred prime minister, but his lead over Bill Shorten is down 5 points to 43 per cent, Mr Turnbull's smallest ever newspoll lead over the Labor leader.

by | August 27, 2016 | 03:47

The capsule returned to Earth at 11:47 am (1547 GMT) southwest of the Mexican state of Baja California with more than 3,000 pounds (1,360 kilograms) of cargo. The Rodent Research-3-Eli Lilly study focuses on the rapid deterioration of bone and muscle mass in the legs and spine in space, and how this might be prevented.

by | August 27, 2016 | 03:47

Fiat is reportedly working on a fixed-roof coupe version of its 124 Spider, and it could be revealed to the public next year. Whereas the MX-5 RF has a folding roof though, it's believed the coupe version of the 124 will simply come with a fixed roof.

by | August 26, 2016 | 00:28

Both the Nikon D810 and the D750 are less expensive than the 5D Mark III and yet offer more features as well as better image quality, at least technically, than what Canon's camera can manage. Canon's dual-pixel autofocus relies on a sensor design that features two separate photodiodes for each RGB pixel, each capturing images with a slightly different parallax.

by | August 26, 2016 | 00:28

As eggs, the fish are carried to estuaries via ocean currents. Fish kills, as the phenomenon is known, occur once or twice a year, particularly in the summer months when the heat lowers the amount of oxygen in the water, Considine said. A test also showed that oxygen levels in the waterways were below the minimum concentration for fish to survive. Local government entities are working with response teams on the removal of the fish.

by | August 26, 2016 | 00:26

Having animals on show in zoos was seen as a way of giving the besieged Gaza population a degree of normality. Most were destined for an animal sanctuary in Jordan. In front of each cage of the zoo in Khan Yunis, one of the vets stops and fires an anaesthetic dart into monkeys, birds, porcupines, and the only tiger in the Palestinian enclave.

by | August 26, 2016 | 00:27

The Ecumenical Bishops Forum warned that the killings will only "exacerbate" the problem of illegal drugs. He also disclosed that he earlier suggested a strategy of creating drama by having suspects go after each other and letting them kill each other.

by | August 25, 2016 | 00:59

Ford said it isn't aware of any injuries associated with the problem . Daily sports headlines from across Gwinnett County, including high school, professional and college news. There are approximately 88,151 vehicles affected , including 77,502 in the United States and federalized territories, 7,353 in Canada and 1,083 in Mexico.

by | August 25, 2016 | 00:55

How it was found: Engineers have finally managed to get back in contact with the probe using the Deep Space Network that keeps track of all of NASA's missions. On the far side of the sun, the command loss timer would trigger repeated computer resets during the three months the spacecraft were out of contact with Earth.

by | August 24, 2016 | 02:44

Those included in this trial "can choose whether they want to watch videos with sound on from the start", a Facebook spokesperson told Mashable . As much as we love interacting with videos on Facebook , there's no way people are going to admire videos that playback on their own with sound.

by | August 22, 2016 | 01:19

Gabriel is now at the Rio Olympics and has scored three times as the hosts remain on course for their first football men's gold medal when they play Germany in the final on Saturday. "Willy played these two games and right now is better". MARK Hughes, the man first blooding and first dropping Joe Hart, admits to being surprised by the England goalkeeper's latest and most controversial omission at Manchester City.

by | August 20, 2016 | 01:17

Still, Barr told CNN she doesn't imagine the move will happen anytime soon due to funding constraints. For the past 35 years, warming oceans have melted sea ice that once shielded the low-lying island from shore erosion. But the financial cost and the emotional toll of leaving has always been too great for numerous residents. The federal government granted $48m for the relocation of people in Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, which is disappearing into the Gulf of Mexico.