Science

by | November 04, 2016 | 03:01

CHINA launched its most powerful rocket yet yesterday, as the country presses on with a program which has seen it become a major space power. Powered by 10 engines, the 187-foot-tall (57-meter) rocket took off at 1243 GMT (8:43 a.m. Its highly stable and cutting-edge control system is of great significance in China's upgrading of its carrier rockets. The rocket will launch the Mars probe around 2021.

by | November 03, 2016 | 04:00

Carter spent Saturday in Baghdad getting updates from his top military leadership and meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. An Iraqi television station said one of its reporters was shot dead near Mosul, the second journalist in as many days to be killed while covering the conflict.

by | November 03, 2016 | 03:56

More than two dozen news groups , including The Associated Press, have been fighting the city in court over the release of more than 600 calls dealing with the worst mass shooting in modern US history. Salman, for her part, said she now just wants "people to know that I am human". At one point, a frenzied Mateen threatened a vehicle outside the club was rigged with explosives that could take out almost a city block.

by | November 01, 2016 | 01:47

In an official statement, Apple said , "The early response to AirPods has been incredible". Apple would not give further details about the delay, so it's unclear whether hardware or software updates are to blame. During the iPhone 7 event, the AirPods took the spotlight. Sure, they look a little dorky, but no company has really managed to nail the "look" of wireless earbuds quite yet.

by | November 01, 2016 | 01:44

In the first half, he could have stopped the clock near the end of an Atlanta drive to give the Packers time to try and score before halftime, and in the second half, Green Bay should have either managed the clock smarter or let the Falcons score quickly so it could get the ball back.

by | November 01, 2016 | 01:40

Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said representatives from the federal government and the country's linguistic communities would resume their talks at 0800 GMT on Thursday after adjourning before midnight Wednesday without an agreement .

by | November 01, 2016 | 01:44

Living Planet Report 2016: Risk and resilience in a new era is the eleventh edition of WWF's biennial flagship publication. A global agreement signed by nearly 200 nations a year ago to curb climate change could, for instance, help protect tropical forests, slow a spread of deserts and curb an acidification of the seas caused by a build-up of carbon dioxide.

by | October 31, 2016 | 01:20

It's packing a top-of-the-line Intel i7 processor and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M GPU , along with a redesigned cooling system that's meant to prevent heat getting in the way of performance by incorporating an additional fan. The Surface Studio, he claims, is an all-in-one desktop featuring a 28-inch PixelSense Display with 4,500 x 3,000 resolution , or 63 percent higher than a 4K display .

by | October 31, 2016 | 01:17

Wed: High: 74 Low: 63 Mostly cloudy; isolated showers/storms. Winds out of the southwest will prevail over northern IL and northwest IN during much of the day Saturday , spreading 70-degree afternoon temperatures across the Chicago area.

by | October 22, 2016 | 00:07

Cleveland Indians starter Ryan Merritt proved as much during Wednesday's Game 5 start against the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League Championship Series. Coco Crisp added a solo shot in the 4th to make it 3-0 which is how the game would end. The Indians will send Ryan Merritt to the mound to start Game 5, and it will be only the second Major League start of his life.

by | October 21, 2016 | 02:00

Ariel Gonzalez's two week old device caught fire after he was charging it before class. The phones aren't allowed in carry-on luggage, checked bags or even your pocket for all flights, including those heading out of or coming into the U.S. The decision comes after a similar ban was declared by the United States Department of Transportation. "(The ban ) is due to concerns regarding potential fire risk from the device's battery after a number of incidents worldwide and follows a ban put ...

by | October 21, 2016 | 01:57

Celtic defender Kolo Toure has accepted the blame for his side's 2-0 Champions League loss to Borussia Monchengladbach on Wednesday. " Celtic raised the bar so high against Manchester City and everyone is expecting them to do it again this time".

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:33

Wasko finally rendered his resignation to the city council, and the council voted to accept his resignation Monday, according to the Associated Press . He was not paid as mayor, only voting to break council ties and oversees the police department. The message said he laid out four conditions to the council for his exit.

by | October 18, 2016 | 00:56

Dabiq holds special theological significance to the Islamic State, where - according to one reading of IS doctrine - a final battle between good and evil will take place. As Turkey expands its buffer zone with FSA boots on the ground, Ankara already is making clear how it intends to administer its northern Syria "protectorate".

by | October 16, 2016 | 01:20

Levels of HFCs are growing faster than any other climate pollutant, however, environmental groups hope the limits agreed in the Rwandan capital, Kigali , will help cut global warming by a half-degree Celsius by the year 2100. "This is about much more than the ozone layer and HFCs. We emit considerably more carbon, and it lingers in the atmosphere for more than 500 years", Carol Werner, executive director of the Environmental and Energy Study Institute, said in a statement.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:35

The NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll showed Clinton with 46 percent support among likely voters in a four-way matchup, compared to 35 percent for Trump. TWO women have come forward to claim they were inappropriately touched by USA presidential candidate Donald Trump . "And she takes the lead on the intimidation of the victims", Trump campaign CEO Stephen Bannon said.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:35

The company's stock had a trading volume of 5,826,957 shares. The intense high range is put at $20 while the lowest price is $15. The businesses 50 day moving average is 63.9 and its 200 day moving average is 57.1. QUALCOMM makes up approx 0.30% of Advisory Services Network's portfolio.Capital Investment Services Of America reduced its stake in QCOM by selling 250 shares or 0.19% in the most recent quarter.

by | October 13, 2016 | 05:49

Project Blue would be the first. After two years, with all luck, a planet will emerge. "Now is the time to embark on this mission". " Project Blue has sprung out of the urgency to do a Pale Blue Dot image that is the holy grail of exoplanet research", Jon Morse, CEO of the Boldly Go Institute, says .

by | October 09, 2016 | 03:21

The attention given to the fact that a game like Mafia III would be capped at 30fps on PC. 2K should have delayed the game because this PC port is not at a playable state . A quick look at the reviews over on Steam will reveal that the game's frame rate is locked at 30 FPS a cap and fans aren't too happy about it. Certain 2016 titles are already taking advantage of the powerful range of 2016 cards from AMD and Nvidia.

by | October 09, 2016 | 03:23

Four-time champion Sebastian Vettel will have to "earn" his place at Ferrari beyond next season, team boss Maurizio Arrivabene has said. "Everybody has an objective". Sebastian Vettel says that he was "surprised" by the reaction of fellow drivers and the media following his performance in Malaysia a week ago. However, a move to Ferrari in 2015 hasn't seen an upturn in fortunes for Vettel.

by | October 07, 2016 | 08:26

Tim Kaine in the vice presidential debate . The former president's overall pitch Tuesday focused on why Hillary Clinton would be better for the economy than Trump. The Trump campaign was quick to announce that the rapist who sold out American workers to Mexico had a point. New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte, a Republican running for re-election, stumbled on Monday night when she was asked whether she considers her party's nominee to be a role model for children.

by | October 06, 2016 | 07:17

He's suggested we should withdraw from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, which would put our Eastern European allies at risk-and then tonight we heard a completely different message from Mike Pence", Brian Fallon, the Clinton campaign's national press secretary, told Fox News' Megyn Kelly shortly after the debate ended.

by | October 05, 2016 | 00:06

AlphaValue cut NXP Semiconductors NV to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday. Analysts' mean recommendation for NXP Semiconductors NV's (NXPI) stands at 1.70. NXP Semiconductors NV had a return on equity of 14.34% and a net margin of 11.95%. The business's revenue was up 57.0% on a year-over-year basis. Sales Estimates: Wall Street Analysts are estimating average sales of $2,418.94M for current quarter (Quarter Ending Dec-16).

by | September 29, 2016 | 00:44

In 2014 a pregnant Malaysian died when a Takata airbag malfunctioned. The case brings the total deaths involving Takata Corp's defective airbags to 16. Takata air-bag ruptures have been linked to 14 deaths and more than 100 injuries globally, leading to the largest automotive recall to date. In the United States, almost 70 million inflators have been declared defective.

by | September 28, 2016 | 03:44

Today New Scientist magazine revealed the birth of Abrahim, which came about after his parents sought treatment from the New Hope Fertility Center in New York City. [.] The diseases to which this treatment is relevant are devastating and thus this treatment brings new hope to many families". News broke today of what is believed to be the first baby created using a controversial genetic technique to avoid transmission of a potentially fatal genetic disease.

by | September 27, 2016 | 01:01

Identical to the Express + in almost every way, the Roku Express is $10 cheaper because it lacks an analog output and analog video cables. The high-end Plus, meanwhile, supports HDR, and comes with a USB port for local media playback and point-anywhere remote with headphone jack.

by | September 23, 2016 | 01:58

Australian CE retailers who have witnessed a lot of success selling Google developed products such as Chromecast and Google developed smartphones are set to get a new top up range. Several recent leaks have provided a few glimpses at the new smartphones known as the Pixel and the Pixel XL. You're not far wrong with that assumption.

by | September 18, 2016 | 00:31

While blaming the automaker for " pushing the envelope in terms of safety", the tech startup was hesitant about Tesla's mixed messages regarding the Autopilot. The rare comment comes after Tesla severed ties with the Israeli technology company this past summer over, what many believe to be, a strained relationship following Joshua Brown's death behind the wheel of a Model S that was driving on Autopilot.

by | September 17, 2016 | 00:44

The record for lowest level for was set in 2012, and, in all, the last decade has brought the lowest summer Arctic ice levels ever observed. The Arctic's ice cover appears to have reached its minimum extent on September 10, 2016, according to scientists at the U.S.

by | September 16, 2016 | 04:48

Humans and other animals to this day analyze patterns of shadow on an object to help identify what it is. This colour pattern, known as countershading, is a common form of camouflage in modern animals. They teamed up with palaeoartist Bob Nicholls to make what they claim is the most scientifically accurate, life-size model made of a dinosaur with its real colour patterns.