Science


Tropical Storm Forms In Gulf
- September 01, 2016

Coast. Officials issued the first hurricane watch in four years for the west coast of Florida on Wednesday , as Tropical Storm Hermine strengthened and continued its slow churn toward the state. The southeast Texas coast will see slightly higher-than-normal tides and through Friday . "The combination of a risky storm surge and the tide will cause normally dry areas near the coast to be flooded by rising waters moving inland from the shoreline", the NHC said, warning that the ... (more...)
Apple's filings with EEC reveal plans to launch wireless headphones in future
- September 01, 2016

Instead, it says "See you on the 7th", without so much as an exclamation mark. The Cupertino, California company's product launch events typically run two hours. The iPhone 7 will reportedly feature a 4.7-inch 3D touch display, whereas the iPhone 7 Plus is likely to feature a larger 5.5-inch display. Additionally, the same documentation confirms that Apple is expected to call the new model "iPhone 7", despite rumors that the company could go for the 6SE moniker in order to save the ... (more...)
Samsung's new Gear S3 smartwatches work with iPhones Samsung's new Gear S3 smartwatches work with iPhones
- September 01, 2016

Both models of S3 include a speaker and Global Positioning System (only present in the S2's 3G model). Both watches will play nicely with any Android phone running version 4.4 or higher, although you'll still need some kind of Galaxy in your pocket to use Samsung Pay. (more...)
Records Broken as England Thrash Pakistan to Win Series
- September 01, 2016

Hales had managed just 145 runs at an average of 18.12 during England's preceding 2-2 Test series with Pakistan . However, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said last week that the tour, which includes three one-day worldwide and two Test match fixtures in October and November, would go ahead as planned. (more...)
See a solar eclipse at 3 am tomorrow morning See a solar eclipse at 3 am tomorrow morning
- September 01, 2016

The next annular solar eclipse will be visible in South America on 26 February 2017. "It's a cool event, the shadows are kind of eerie". South Africans will be in for a treat on Thursday when they get to witness a partial solar eclipse‚ with those in Johannesburg getting the best view. (more...)
DNA sequenced in space for first time DNA sequenced in space for first time
- September 01, 2016

Dr. Rubins received a Bachelor of Science degree in molecular biology from the University of California San Diego and a Ph.D. degree in cancer biology from Stanford University Medical School Biochemistry Department and Microbiology and Immunology Department. (more...)
Playstation Plus September Games Revealed by Sony Playstation Plus September Games Revealed by Sony
- September 01, 2016

All games can be played with a DualShock 4 connected to your PC via USB or through the $25 wireless adapter due in September. Journey: "Finding yourself alone in the desert as the mysterious Traveler, you must make your way to a distant mountaintop". (more...)
Xiaomi unveils smart home cleaning robot Xiaomi unveils smart home cleaning robot
- September 01, 2016

The Mi Robot Vacuum uses its complement of 12 sensors - including an ultrasonic radar sensor, cliff sensor, gyroscope, and accelerometer - to map out the interiors of your house, and the Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) algorithm calculates the most efficient route for cleaning. (more...)
Promotional Material For Rumored Assassin's Creed Promotional Material For Rumored Assassin's Creed
- September 01, 2016

The Ezio Collection will include Assassin's Creed 2, Brotherhood and Revelations , the three games that told the story of the series' most beloved protagonist. The leaked promotional image for the game can be seen below. No official announcement of Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection has yet been released, but we expect Ubisoft to shed some light on the speculation soon. (more...)
ASUS ZenWatch 3 is official in three new colors
- September 01, 2016

Their previous efforts were smartwatches that were of the square-ish variety. ZenWatch 3 follows in the tradition of fine watchmaking with its luxurious, detail-focused design and construction from premium materials. The new ZenWatch 3 is quite attractive to look at, and Asus has done a good job to keep the dimensions compact. They still use a proprietary band clasp, though, so you'll have to get all your extra bands from Asus , too. (more...)
Gophers women get Ohio State to start Big Ten play Gophers women get Ohio State to start Big Ten play
- September 01, 2016

To begin the New Year, the Lions will host Iowa on January 3. The Badgers play 16 Big Ten games and host seven teams that made the postseason in the 2015-16 season. The Lady Lions' home conference slate includes games against Iowa (Jan. 3), Wisconsin (Jan. 16), Nebraska (Jan. 19), Illinois (Jan. 29), Minnesota (Feb. (more...)
Deere, Precision Planting deal blocked by justice Deere, Precision Planting deal blocked by justice
- September 01, 2016

If the tie-up were completed, "Deere would control almost every method through which American farmers can acquire effective high-speed precision planting systems", the US Department of Justice said in a filing in federal court in Chicago. Monsanto's unit Climate Corp., which is selling the Precision Planting business, said it continued to believe that the sale was good for farmers. Deere called the allegations "misguided" and said the companies intend to vigorously defend the transaction. (more...)
FBI Could Publicly Release Report on Clinton's Email Inquiry on Aug.31
- September 01, 2016

But busy bureaucrats at State say they just can't get the job done until December. "State also made clear that department officials 'are in touch with a wide range of outside individuals, organizations, nonprofits, NGOs, think tanks, ' and others as part of normal business", Schwerin said. (more...)
Michigan test scores rise, decline in subject-grade areas Michigan test scores rise, decline in subject-grade areas
- September 01, 2016

Only testing results in grades five and eight were above state averages. Percanti says the ISD looks at results at a district, school, class and even individual student level to better target changes. “Some students come to us not quite ready to learn. The state will move in that direction this fall when, for the first time, students in grades K-2 take an exam that would be repeated in the spring so schools can see how much students learn over the course of the school year. (more...)
4 new games available in September 4 new games available in September
- September 01, 2016

First up on the list is the Xbox One title " Earthlock: Festival of Magic ". "Daxter" features a platform format full of puzzles and free-running, and is part of the "Jak and Daxter" video game series. The original " Mirror's Edge " will be available from September 16 to 30 as well. Members will be able to play the free Xbox 360 games on Xbox One because of the Backward Compatibility program that Xbox has implemented. (more...)
IPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus prices leaked ahead of launch
- September 01, 2016

Along with the introduction of the next-generation iPhone models, Apple is also expected to reveal the "Apple Watch 2" with a larger battery and built-in Global Positioning System capability. Apple is also expected to steer away from the standard 3.5mm jack and use its lightning connector to double-up for your headphones for audio playback. (more...)
Apple announces date for new iPhone announcement
- September 01, 2016

However, the filings do not specify as to whether Apple will bundle wireless headphones with the upcoming iPhone 7 handset or sell them separately in its stores. Based on the design of the cases, it turns out that the iPhone 7 Plus is getting a dual-lens camera , an upgrade that previous reports and leaks have persistently suggested. (more...)
Premature twins in hospital after rescue from boat off Libya
- September 01, 2016

Two Eritrean babies born prematurely on the risky migrant voyage from Africa to Europe are being treated at a hospital in Palermo after being rescued at sea along with thousands of other migrants. The number of people plucked from sea on Monday was much higher than the average. "As the [rescue] crews neared the dangerously over-filled boats, men in life vests hurled themselves into the water and swam toward the rescue vessels". (more...)
Tropical weather expected to drench North Carolina coast
- September 01, 2016

The National Weather Service issued a hurricane warning as the storm dubbed Madeline churned west Tuesday toward the island, urging residents to rush through preparations to protect themselves and their property and expect hurricane conditions within the next 36 hours. (more...)
Hurricane Madeline shows power as it heads toward Hawaii Hurricane Madeline shows power as it heads toward Hawaii
- August 31, 2016

The National Hurricane Center in Miami expected the unnamed depression to strengthen into a tropical storm on Tuesday. Hurricane Lester , a Category 4 storm, is now about 1600km east of Madeline and is also en route to Hawaii. As a tropical system whipped up heavy seas off North Carolina's far eastern coast on Tuesday, U.S forecasters warned residents along Florida's Gulf Coast to prepare for another, potentially more menacing system later in the week. (more...)

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