Science


Ebola virus mutated to better infect humans during West African outbreak Ebola virus mutated to better infect humans during West African outbreak
- November 04, 2016

This mutation, GP-A82V, changes the glycoprotein that the Ebola virus uses to enter cells . One study carried out by 16 researchers for the University of MA was able to zero in on the specific aspect of the Ebola virus that changed during the outbreak. (more...)
Early voters unlikely to change minds Early voters unlikely to change minds
- November 04, 2016

Obama told black voters to expect cuts to Medicaid, Pell grants, and historically black colleges should Trump get elected. Obama said a President Clinton will need more Democratic senators like Ross because Republicans are promising gridlock. (more...)
Cubs Win 2016 World Series, and Twitter and Facebook Explode
- November 04, 2016

So psyched that they're buying up every possible copy of The Chicago Tribune - and in some cases, waiting in line and paying far above regular price to get it. Fowler told ESPN on Thursday night that he will exercise a $5 million buyout clause rather than a $9 million mutual option and test the market. After 108 years, his and others' prayers were finally answered. (more...)
Rakell returns to lead Anaheim Ducks' 4-0 rout of LA Kings Rakell returns to lead Anaheim Ducks' 4-0 rout of LA Kings
- November 04, 2016

I started feeling more comfortable the longer the game went on". "Of course, it gives you confidence to be able to build off this". The NHL's Department of Player Safety reported on Thursday afternoon that the veteran blue liner has been suspended for three games for his hit on Ritchie , determining that the illegal nature of the boarding, the injury suffered by Ritchie, and Gilbert's suspension history (he's been tabbed before, albeit just with a fine) all amounted to the need for banned ... (more...)
Nintendo Switch: five things you need to know about Nintendo's new console Nintendo Switch: five things you need to know about Nintendo's new console
- November 04, 2016

At your home, Nintendo Switch sits on a dock that is connected to your TV. At home, Nintendo Switch rests in the Nintendo Switch Dock that connects the system to the TV and lets you play with family and friends in the comfort of your living room. (more...)
Images indicate European Mars lander destroyed -ESA
- November 04, 2016

Passing over Schiaparelli's intended landing site in Mars's Meridiani Planum on October 20, one of the orbiter's cameras spied two new features that did not appear in earlier images taken in May. Only NASA has repeatedly succeeded in landing several robotic vehicles on the planet, including the Opportunity and Curiosity rovers. Landing on Mars is notoriously hard because of the planet's thin, dusty atmosphere. (more...)
Judge wants GOP to hand over info on poll watchers Judge wants GOP to hand over info on poll watchers
- November 04, 2016

This would seem to run afoul of the consent decree , which "explicitly forbids the RNC" from engaging in ballot security measures, "directly, indirectly, or through its agents or employees". "The RNC strictly abides by the consent decree and does not take part directly or indirectly in any efforts to prevent or remedy vote fraud". In 1982, the two political parties agreed to a consent decree which, among other things, banned the RNC from " undertaking any ballot security activities in ... (more...)
Lenovo posts a profit, rides surge in Moto shipments in 2nd quarter Lenovo posts a profit, rides surge in Moto shipments in 2nd quarter
- November 04, 2016

These results suggest Lenovo's efforts to control costs are paying off despite challenges present in the market. Last month Lenovo announced it was laying off "less than 2 percent" of its worldwide workforce of about 55,000 employees worldwide, with the majority of those cuts focused on the Motorola smartphone division in Chicago. (more...)
Chicago Cubs Win World Series
- November 04, 2016

You heard it here first". The Cubs did it in thrilling fashion, topping the Indians 8-7 in 10 innings for their third straight victory. The Cubs led 6-3 after the first six innings. "It's going to hurt". Per A.J. Perez of USA Today , citing an announcement from Fox, it was the "most-watched baseball game for Fox since Game 7 of the 2001 World Series" and the network's "most-watched telecast since February's Super Bowl 50" outside of the presidential debates. (more...)
Huge emissions cuts needed, UN says
- November 04, 2016

Theres just one problem: the greenhouse gas emissions reductions countries have pledged so arent almost enough to meet that goal, according to the United Nations Environmental Programs fifth annual emissions gap report published on Thursday. (more...)
#9. New York Jets (3-5) @ Miami Dolphins (3-4) #9. New York Jets (3-5) @ Miami Dolphins (3-4)
- November 04, 2016

The fact that he's already more than halfway to his season numbers from a year ago (61 tackles, 6 sacks), indicates that Suh is playing with a goal and will be instrumental in Miami's efforts to extend their win streak to three games. "This is going to be a very challenging game for us, as far as being able to run the ball". The last stage is evaluating players after completing full practices, which could put Sims in position to play Sunday against the Jets. (more...)
Facebook smashes earnings with £5.7bn revenue
- November 04, 2016

Analysts on average had expected total ad revenue of $6.71 billion, according to research firm FactSet StreetAccount. However, Facebook went beyond expectations. The tech juggernaut now has 1.79 billion users. As of the third quarter, Facebook has increased the number with 1.09 daily active users on mobile. (more...)
Huma Abedin learned Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking at her emails from the press Huma Abedin learned Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking at her emails from the press
- November 04, 2016

A political firestorm erupted after Comey told congressional leaders in an October 28 letter that the bureau discovered new e-mails that might be relevant to the agency's previously completed investigation into Clinton's e-mail use. The letter from James Comey about the Hillary Clinton email scandal has motivated Democrats, as the Clinton campaign says they raised $11.3 million online in the last 72 hours. (more...)
FBI agents sought Clinton Foundation probe
- November 04, 2016

McCarthy is also frustrated that latest bombshell in the classified information investigation didn't come a long time ago. Suddenly, on Tuesday, it sprang to life with a handful of posts , one a nothing-burger on Fred Trump, father of the Republican standard-bearer, and another on an old investigation of the Clinton Foundation and President Bill Clinton's pardon of Marc Rich, then a fugitive hedge-fund manager whose wife had donated to the DNC and the Clinton Foundation . (more...)
Chicago to honor champion Cubs with Friday parade, rally
- November 04, 2016

The Chicago Cubs just won its first World Series in 108 years and the talk about repeating has already started. IL governor Bruce Rauner has proclaimed Friday as "World Champion Chicago Cubs Day" across the state. "2016 World Series. Cubs vs Indians", it read. With the city and Indians faithful poised for a night of Game Seven revelry, the party at Progressive Field was crashed by thousands of Cubs fans who splurged for tickets on the resale market and seemingly took over the Cleveland ... (more...)
This Wacky World Map Just Won Japan's Biggest Design Award This Wacky World Map Just Won Japan's Biggest Design Award
- November 04, 2016

Narukawa, a 45-year-old architect who studied the tenets of Buckminster Fuller's geodesic dome and the optical illusions of M.C. Escher, runs a design firm in Tokyo specializing in the everyday applications of geometry. "Thus the AuthaGraphic world map provides an advanced precise perspective of our planet". The map became the official standard because it is great for nautical navigation. (more...)
Neiman Marcus' $66 collard greens sparks #GentrifiedGreens outrage Neiman Marcus' $66 collard greens sparks #GentrifiedGreens outrage
- November 04, 2016

This ideal seasoning was painstakingly arrived at by a gaggle of chefs who had been holed away in a lab for years; several died before finishing the project. But who would buy such expensive collard greens? "The first was, I need to call and tell my mom that they are selling collard greens for $80". Bruh, they're trying to gentrify collard greens. (more...)
Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) Expected to Report $0.08 In EPS Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) Expected to Report $0.08 In EPS
- November 04, 2016

The Company's segments include Mobile Broadband, Global Services, Nokia Networks Other and Nokia Technologies. EPS Estimate for Next Fiscal Year is stands at $0.31. The day began at US$4.52 but the price moved to US$4.47 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$4.53. The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -12.88% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -17.05% and -18.83% respectively. (more...)
Bastion's coming to Xbox One, and Xbox 360 owners get it free
- November 04, 2016

Bastion really stood out from the herd thanks to the awesome narration from Logan Cunningham, and Darren Korb's equally mesmerizing soundtrack, which is still just a standout masterpiece even to this day. The is designed by artist Nina Matsumoto, and can be pre-ordered right here for $19.99. Limbo is a game that you can play pretty much anywhere. (more...)
Pokemon Go Set To Gain New Bonuses In Upcoming Update Pokemon Go Set To Gain New Bonuses In Upcoming Update
- November 04, 2016

While Pokemon Go hit the scene with a big bang when it initially launched, it has been struggling to retain its user base since then - and now creator Niantic is working on a fresh update that will give players new incentive to keep coming back. (more...)

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