Science


Why tomatoes lose flavor in fridge: their genes chill out Why tomatoes lose flavor in fridge: their genes chill out
- October 19, 2016

If you keep your tomatoes in the fridge, you might want to rethink your storage technique. Chilling, Klee's group found, reduced the "expression" of several genes whose job is to produce these compounds. Researchers also provide solutions to solve the problem. The tomatoes stored for one and three days still managed to retain their flavor, but the tomatoes stored for a week under cool conditions exhibited dramatically reduced levels of volatile compounds, the chemicals associated with ... (more...)
Orionid meteors to delight passersby as it peaks later this week Orionid meteors to delight passersby as it peaks later this week
- October 19, 2016

It's predicted to showcase the greatest number of meteors on the night of 21 October into the early morning of 22 October. The shower should be visible to the naked eye and there is no need for a telescope. Occasionally, the Orionids produce fireballs, meteors that shine extremely bright for a few quick seconds before fading away. The shower is active throughout October, but Nasa reckons the best time to see it will be on October 20 between midnight and dawn, when the sky is darkest and ... (more...)
Steelers QB Roethlisberger will miss game versus Patriots
- October 19, 2016

Tomlin won't speculate when Roethlisberger will return. QB Landry Jones will start for as long as Roethlisberger is out and obviously represents a huge downgrade. - Marcus Mariota (284 passing yards, three touchdowns; 64 rushing yards on seven carries) took advantage of a good matchup against the Browns and now has two big games in a row. (more...)
Indian Premier League cricket: Facebook, Twitter eye bids for Twenty20 rights Indian Premier League cricket: Facebook, Twitter eye bids for Twenty20 rights
- October 19, 2016

The bids must be submitted on or before October 25 and the tender is expected to be opened on the same day at 11 am. The board said in the statement on Tuesday that the IPL media right invitation to tender (ITT) has received a "massive response" from leading media and technology companies. (more...)
Orbital ATK launches cargo into space aboard Antares rocket Orbital ATK launches cargo into space aboard Antares rocket
- October 19, 2016

The mission is the first for Orbital's revamped Antares 230 rocket, which is powered by Russian-made RD-181 engines. Ten minutes after launch, the cylindrical Cygnus craft separated from the second stage, heading for the station with 5,100 pounds of supplies. (more...)
More airlines ban Samsung Galaxy Note 7
- October 19, 2016

Now when Samsung Note 7 owners go to an airport, they are singled out for having a faulty phone and non-Samsung phone owners are reminded that they're glad they don't own a Samsung device, he pointed out. Southwest Airlines will handle the smartphone as a hazardous material, but won't hold it for the owner, said spokeswoman Lori Crabtree. Ltd. (OTCMKTS:SSNLF) is taking no chances with customers who still have the Note 7 devices. (more...)
New Legion Trailer Reveals February 2017 Premiere New Legion Trailer Reveals February 2017 Premiere
- October 19, 2016

David's relationship to Xavier in Legion remains vague, but showrunner Noah Hawley attempted to clarify at New York Comic Con, saying "I don't think you can tell that story without that element to it, so I will say you probably will". Legion debuts in early 2017 and is produced by FX Productions and Marvel Television. Hawley cooked up the series with X-Men: Days of Future Past and Apocalypse writer/producer Simon Kinberg, and the duo are also executive producing alongside Kinberg's ... (more...)
Canadian writers celebrate Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize for literature
- October 19, 2016

Bob, whose songs include Blowin' In The Wind and The Times They Are A-Changin', is the first American to win the literature prize since Beloved author Toni Morrison in 1993. Admired for his authenticity, Dylan is a cultural escape artist who has regularly changed his persona and style and alienated his most-loyal fans by going electric, disappearing from view, becoming a born-again Christian, and more. (more...)
Private US Rocket Launches On Resupply Mission To ISS Private US Rocket Launches On Resupply Mission To ISS
- October 19, 2016

EDT or 2340 GMT yesterday marked the booster's return to flight a couple of years after its previous version exploded during liftoff. At a post-launch press conference, however, Orbital ATK's Frank Culbertson said it was to give the launch crew one last chance to check everything over according to a tweet from Jeff Foust (@jeff_foust) of Space News. (more...)
Why was the controversial Adler 110 lever-action shotgun banned?
- October 19, 2016

Despite clarifications from Malcolm Turnbull Tuesday that Australia's gun laws are " set in stone ", several MPs and Senators from the Government's junior coalition partner, the Nationals, are agitating for a relaxation of a particular lever action shotgun ban . (more...)
Mary J. Blige Singers husband demands $130K per month in spousal support Mary J. Blige Singers husband demands $130K per month in spousal support
- October 19, 2016

Blige filed for divorce from Isaacs back in July, citing irreconcilable differences. In the past two years Mary has made about $1.5-$5 million dollars in revenue. Meanwhile, Blige has been focusing on her music since the split. Even though the couple signed a Prep before they got married, Martin says it doesn't count because he signed it without a lawyer. (more...)
SAA bans 'exploding' Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on flights
- October 19, 2016

There have been about 100 incidents of phone batteries catching fire or overheating with at least 13 people reporting burns. The crisis also hit its numerous suppliers - who produce everything from camera modules to casings - with their losses estimated at up to $1.7 billion (nearly Rs 11,309.7 crore). (more...)
Scientists Revisit Old Data, Discover New Moons Around Uranus Scientists Revisit Old Data, Discover New Moons Around Uranus
- October 19, 2016

Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun and contains attractive ring system. The research was conducted by Rob Chancia and Matthew Hedman of the University of Idaho in Moscow. Like the rings and numerous planet's other moons, the potential new moons are believed to be dark as well. Leading them to predict that this meant two new moons existed. (more...)
After scandal, Wells Fargo's damage beginning to show After scandal, Wells Fargo's damage beginning to show
- October 19, 2016

On Friday, there was more fallout for the company, as Ohio's Republican Gov. John Kasich announced that he was suspending Wells Fargo from doing business with state agencies, and excluding the bank from participating in any state bond offerings. (more...)
The next crucial component of Facebook's VR plans launches this December
- October 19, 2016

The debut of Touch is also significant for Oculus because the company has long championed the "hand presence" Touch aims to foster as being key to the future of Oculus. "We are here to make virtual reality the next major computing platform", Facebook cofounder and chief Mark Zuckerberg said at the third annual Oculus Connect developers conference in San Jose, California. (more...)
Trump's debate success booted by online bots, study shows Trump's debate success booted by online bots, study shows
- October 19, 2016

Helmed by University of Oxford professor Philip Howard, the as yet non-peer reviewed study investigated some 9 million tweets around the first debate (between September 26 and 29), and found that the volume of pro-Trump Twitter traffic was significantly higher than pro-Clinton traffic. (more...)
Dubai Airports prohibit Samsung Galaxy Note 7
- October 19, 2016

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. In the airports, Samsung is working with retailers for customers with a Note 7 to get an immediate exchange for a S7. SAA apologised in advance to customers for any inconvenience this decision may cause and warned that this might include "confiscation of the devices and/or fines being imposed against the passengers concerned". (more...)
Last Month Was the Hottest September Since We Started Keeping Records Last Month Was the Hottest September Since We Started Keeping Records
- October 19, 2016

And this means the recent bouts of extreme weather "will be routine all too soon, but then even worse records will be set", as climatologist Kevin Trenberth told me. Although not an all time high, last month was the hottest September in 136 years of record keeping, 0.91 degrees Celsius above the baseline period average. (more...)
GW Henssler & Associates Ltd. Increases Stake in U.S. Bancorp (USB) GW Henssler & Associates Ltd. Increases Stake in U.S. Bancorp (USB)
- October 19, 2016

As earning per share serves as an indicator for company's profitability, analyst have given their estimate trends for the next year with quarterly estimate of $0.82. The Hedge Fund company now holds 222,406 shares of USB which is valued at $9,530,097. U.S. Bancorp makes up approx 2.31% of Washington Trust Bank's portfolio. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Started Smoking, Caused Emergency Evacuation on Southwest Flight
- October 19, 2016

Verge had verified the phone's IMEI on the Samsung website meant to determine whether a Galaxy Note 7 was the older, problematic version or a newer, safer one. According to Green, the phone was letting off a "thick grey-green angry smoke". "Safety is always our top priority", the airline said in advising their passengers to follow Federal Aviation Administration rules, which prohibits the usage of mobile phone or turned on devices while on board. (more...)

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