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Oregon''s pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains
AP Top Science News, 20 hours ago
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
Source, 20 hours ago
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
AP Top Technology News, 20 hours ago
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....
Medtech''s Billionaires
DeviceTalk, 20 hours ago
Verizon: Who Needs the iPhone?
BusinessWeek Online -- Technology, 20 hours ago
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...
Source, 20 hours ago
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
Aerospace Technology, 20 hours ago
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
Defense Update, March 24, 2015
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Newswire: 10 March 2015 - Fermilab: Scientists find rare dwarf satellite galaxy candidates in Dark Energy Survey data - Particle Physics News, March 16, 2015
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
Engineers Edge - News, January 23, 2015
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.