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Oregon''s pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The mystery of Portland''s pink chickens is solved....
Effect of Contour Shape of Nervous System Electromagnetic Stimulation Coils on the Induced Electrical Field Distribution
Background: Electromagnetic stimulation of the nervous system has the advantage of reduced discomfort in activating nerves. For brain structures stimulation, it has become a clinically accepted modality. Coil designs usually consider factors such as optimization of induced power, focussing, field sh...
Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away most of his fortune
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers....
Verizon: Who Needs the iPhone?
To stay ahead of AT&T and Apple, Verizon is placing a big bet on Android smartphones and other new gadgets
Experimental evaluation and computational modeling of the effects of encapsulation on the time-profile of glucose-stimulated insulin release of pancreatic islet...
Background: In type 1 diabetic patients, who have lost their ability to produce insulin, transplantation of pancreatic islet cells can normalize metabolic control in a manner that is not achievable with exogenous insulin. To be successful, this procedure has to address the problems caused by the imm...
Amazon criticises FAA on delaying approvals for drone testing
Amazon has criticised the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for delaying approvals for drone testing.
Northrop Grumman and Aerovironment are developing a new naval drone for DARPA
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Newswire: 10 March 2015 - Fermilab: Scientists find rare dwarf satellite galaxy candidates in Dark Energy Survey data
Scientists on two continents have independently discovered a set of celestial objects that seem to belong to the rare category of dwarf satellite galaxies orbiting our home galaxy, the Milky Way. Dwarf galaxies are the smallest known galaxies, and they could hold the key to understanding dark matter...
Crashing the third-party - Why mixed-vendor BEMS will leave you with an uncontrollable hangover
There may be short term cost benefits to using a hybrid BEMS plant, but the long term costs may leave you wishing you''d initially opted for a single vendor''s solution.