Science

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:43

Just about everyone thought they knew what they were about to see. The win was just what the Wildcats (21-9, 10-7 Big Ten) - trying to make their first NCAA Tournament - needed after dropping five of seven. So the Wildcat men have a big fan in McKeown. This victory is the first of Northwestern's 2016-17 season and marks the fourth straight year the team has captured this event.

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:36

Some of Earth's oldest sedimentary rocks are in the NSB; scientist Dominic Papineau of UCL said the rocks in which they found the fossils have a minimum age of 3.77 billion years, but could be as old as 4.28 billion years. Of course, these minerals often show up without any connection to fossils, which is why the second piece of evidence is even more convincing: they found the fossils within small spheroidal structures in the rock.

by | March 02, 2017 | 00:35

Steve Daines, Montana Republican, just before the vote. The Department of the Interior is in charge of managing federal lands and national parks, a lot of them located in the western United States, as well as overseeing the reservations of Native Americans.

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:45

Former President Barack Obama surprised Broadway theater-goers Friday when he and daughter Malia attended the evening performance of "The Price". The three took their seats several rows back from the stage shortly after the lights went down at the theatre for the show, starring Mark Ruffalo and Danny DeVito .

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:40

AC Milan have reportedly set their sights on acquiring the midfielder, who only recently made his 300th Premier League appearance, and they are willing to part with £27 million to take him to the San Siro , the same figure which Chelsea paid Barcelona in 2014 to acquire his services.

by | February 26, 2017 | 00:47

BlackBerry has just introduced its new smartphone KEYone with Physical QWERTY backlit keyboard. The device will be available from April, 2017, and will be priced at €599 in Europe, £499 in the United Kingdom, and $549 in the US. The backlit keyboard, which is reminiscent to original BlackBerry devices, is now attached directly underneath the touch display. When it comes to wireless connectivity , the BlackBerry KeyOne offers LTE bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17, 19, 20, 28, 29, 30, ...

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:20

The third largest holder is Wellington Management Group Llp, which now holds $2.26 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 2.93% of its market capitalization. The firm earned $13 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $12.36 billion. For the nine months ended December 31, 2016, sales were $10,569,944 versus $10,327,622 for the same period previous year.

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:39

Finding Earth-size, potentially habitable planets is believed to be the first step to finding other life in the universe. Three of the planets-e, f, and g, as labeled above-are in the most habitable zone, meaning water could most likely exist on them.

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:40

The videos were cut short because "animal rights extremists" flagged them as "sexually explicit", prompting both to be taken down, according to the zoo . "Sometimes we make the wrong call", YouTube's statement read. Videos containing fetish content will be removed or age-restricted depending on the severity of the act in question.

by | February 22, 2017 | 00:48

A report from TrendForce today reinforces most of the rumors being floated for the radically new iPhone 8 as well as a few new details. That's because Apple will remove the home button to make room for larger screen, and the button's features will be integrated into the display.

by | February 22, 2017 | 00:46

Here's the full rundown. Spectacles are sunglasses with a camera that take 10-second video clips. These videos are then uploaded wirelessly to Snapchat. At the moment, orders for the shades seem to be piling up ever so slightly, as there is a delivery delay of roughly two to four weeks. However, there is a limit of six pairs per household.

by | February 21, 2017 | 00:13

That parliamentary "ping pong" could delay the bill's passage, endangering the government's self-imposed March 31 deadline for triggering two years of Brexit negotiations. But what about the 48 percent who voted Remain? We do need a revising chamber to scrutinise vital bills like this. Peers are again expected to debate late into the night on Tuesday.

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:46

Flares in the stands during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32, First Leg match at Old Trafford, Manchester . "It can be nasty with you, I don't want my tem to be punished so I will go with a strong team". "If we don't win the Premier League we will get some other trophies - that's what we want". Like Ibrahimovic, United have never won this competition, but the result keeps alive their hopes of a cup treble this season.

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:42

On Thursday, The New York Times reported that Harward, a Navy SEAL with government experience, made a decision to turn down the role. A senior administration official said that Harward's acceptance of the national security adviser post was contingent on the agreement of his family .

by | February 16, 2017 | 00:52

Disney also considered other women for its woman-warrior project, including Wonder Woman's Patty Jenkins and Michelle MacLaren ( Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones ). Previous reports indicated Disney had been seeking an Asian director for the job. According to The Hollywood ReporterMulan has finally landed its director, Niki Caro .

by | February 10, 2017 | 01:59

The video is a bit short, but it shows us how the Twin Mill III and Bone Shaker looks as a miniature toys, as well as its version of Rocket League. You can check out a trailer showcasing just how well Hot Wheels will work in Rocket League below (surprisingly well, it seems). More than 18 months after launch, Rocket League has remained an incredibly popular game across both console and PC.

by | February 08, 2017 | 00:39

The Kounotori Integrated Tether Experiment (KITE) flunked its first orbital test when a glitch prevented it from properly deploying a 2,300 foot-long electrodynamic tether made to grab pieces of space junk, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency ( JAXA ) reported January 31.

by | February 07, 2017 | 00:47

Cumenal said he has "great confidence in Tiffany's brand, strategic direction and people", adding "I am proud of what we have accomplished at Tiffany and would like to thank the management team and our many talented employees around the world with whom I have had the pleasure to work".

by | February 05, 2017 | 01:33

The lawsuit stings, but what might hurt even more is the $250 million a half-baked origin story about Luckey building Oculus in his parents garage eventually cost the company. ZeniMax also claimed that throughout 2012, Oculus and Luckey lacked the required expertise to create a "viable virtual reality headset". As a result of the verdict, Luckey himself is on the hook for $50 million, while former Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe will have to pay $150 million.

by | February 04, 2017 | 00:39

According to Reuters , North Korea has also apparently restarted operation of a reactor at its main Yongbyon nuclear facility, which produces plutonium to be used for the country's nuclear weapons program. At the outset of the meeting, Mattis told Abe that "we stand firmly, 100 percent for" the alliance with Japan in light of the military threat from North Korea.

by | February 03, 2017 | 00:42

As Variety spotted when the new Xfinity TV app went live earlier this week, it appears that additional fees would be levied for those using Roku devices to access Comcast's TV service, thanks to a note on the support pages on Comcast's website.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:32

Speaking at Israel's parliament as the evacuation was in process, Education Minister Naftali Bennett - leader of the pro-settlement Jewish Home Party - called the Amona settlers "heroes" and vowed to "build a new settlement". It appears to be aimed at calming settler anger over the impending court-ordered evacuation of the Amona outpost. Teenage girls wrote slogans about their right to the land of Israel on the walls of the caravan homes, soon to be demolished.

by | February 01, 2017 | 00:45

In fact, most parents I know shield their kids under 13 from being connected much at all. There will be areas and hubs within Lego Life dedicated to various Lego series, including Master Builders, Lego Batman, Ninjango and Star Wars. They can share codes for their robots so other kids can download them too. The app encourages kids and tweens to identify and "follow" topics of interest so that their feed is populated with relevant images, challenges and more .

by | January 31, 2017 | 00:42

Trump made building a wall one of his top promises during the presidential campaign. Two days later, the United States president signed executive orders directing the construction of a wall along the border with Mexico, boosting border patrol forces and immigration enforcement officers who carry out deportations.

by | January 30, 2017 | 00:47

That's because Mexico is the third-largest exporter of goods to the US, behind Canada and China. Relations between the Mexican president and Trump have soured since Trump reiterated a campaign vow that Mexico would pay for his pet project, a border wall between the United States and its southern neighbor.

by | January 30, 2017 | 00:47

US helicopter gunships and fighter aircraft provided cover for the raid force, according to another defense official who also spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive details. An unnamed military official told Reuters that the US special forces raid was authorized by Trump and was aimed at gathering intelligence about Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

by | January 29, 2017 | 00:48

Jubilant Gambians were preparing to welcome home their new president on Thursday after a protracted crisis over an election dispute that forced him to flee to neighbouring Senegal. The decision slowly to cut back on the military deployment was prompted by Barrow's arrival and "a positive appraisal of the security situation in the country", Ndiaye said.

by | January 29, 2017 | 00:47

Trump transition officials have prohibited scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency from speaking to the media, removed climate change references from the White House webpage and said that they will require to submit their work for review before its published.

by | January 28, 2017 | 00:33

The directives have reinforced fears that President Trump, who once called climate change a Chinese-made hoax and who promises to unleash the United States' vast oil and gas potential to spur economic growth, will move to deliberately cast aside and discredit scientific research while discouraging dissenting views.

by | January 27, 2017 | 00:42

The material lets water vapor pass through to keep astronauts from getting drenched in sweat, while retaining the air inside the suit. Developed in collaboration with veteran astronaut Chris Ferguson, NASA's Commercial Crew Program, and David Clark Co.