Science


Dwarf planet Ceres has 'key ingredients for life' Dwarf planet Ceres has 'key ingredients for life'
- February 17, 2017

It is the largest object in the asteroid belt, yet the dwarf planet, Ceres, has been surprising scientists ever since it was discovered. Marchi is one of the authors of a paper on the findings that will be published Friday in the journal Science . (more...)
Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Deutsche Bank AG Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Deutsche Bank AG
- February 17, 2017

As per the consensus estimate, the company's year-on-year revenue growth is expected to be at 0.91% during the period. There are now 307,051,000 shares in issue with a current share value of 63.03 giving Campbell Soup Company a market capitalisation of 19.35B United States dollars. (more...)
TCS proposes share buy-back
- February 17, 2017

TCS' shares rose by 1.29% and hit a five-month high at R2,446.90 on the BSE on Thursday. According to a report by CNBC-TV18, Infosys too is likely to consider a share buyback worth Rs 12,000 crore ($1.77 billion). IT services companies are under pressure to return excess cash to shareholders. The announcement comes days after rival Cognizant announced its $3.4-billion buyback plan and amid a market buzz that Infosys might follow suit with a '12,000-crore share buyback. (more...)
Get Ready, Because We're About To Have Woolly Mammoths Again
- February 17, 2017

Their closest living relative is the Asian, not the African, elephant. Asian elephants are endangered, making it impractical - and to some minds unethical - to try using living elephants as surrogates for any mammoth embryo. However, the fact that he has no intention of using live elephants to carry mammoth fetuses could mean that it won't be possible to resurrect the mammoth, says Church. (more...)
'This Administration Is Running Like A Fine-Tuned Machine'
- February 17, 2017

He said we've taken decisive action to keep terrorists of the country. "And that just wasn't acceptable to me". They're also keenly aware that no politician in recent memory has more often defied predictions of political doom. Each one of them you said they're not good. May and her Chancellor have threatened to turn the United Kingdom into a deregulated tax haven if they do not get the deal they want on Brexit. (more...)
Mike Napoli, Rangers finalize $8.5 million deal
- February 17, 2017

Regardless, though, he will apparently be officially back in the fold tomorrow. That comes in the form of a $6 million salary for 2017 and a club option in 2018, according to FOX Sports reporter Ken Rosenthal. Napoli fills the void at first base left by Mitch Moreland, who left in December for Boston. The Rangers made the playoffs in his three seasons with the club. (more...)
Kanye West is focusing on his fashion comeback Kanye West is focusing on his fashion comeback
- February 17, 2017

Three months after being hospitalized for exhaustion, rapper Kanye West made his first major public appearance on Wednesday, turning up for his Yeezy fashion show during New York Fashion Week. The Australian singer is a longtime and committed vegan and activist for animal rights group PETA. While there were memorable moments, the fashion clearly stole the show. (more...)
Scientists now think New Zealand may be part of a continent
- February 17, 2017

At 4.9-million square kilometers, or almost 1.9-million square miles, it's bigger than all of India. Instead, the study's authors make the case that it should be in the continent club with Africa, Asia, Australia, Eurasia, North America and South America. (more...)
Twitter now throwing abusive accounts in temporary sin bin
- February 17, 2017

Creating a safer environment for people to freely express themselves is critical to the Twitter community, so if behavior that may violate the Twitter Rules is detected, certain account features become limited. The company also announced that users who are banned permanently can not return to Twitter. "We will be taking action on accounts that demonstrate potentially abusive behavior", a Twitter spokeswoman told SiliconBeat in an email Thursday. (more...)
NASA could launch a manned deep space mission in 2019
- February 16, 2017

The mission is the first planned launch of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and the second flight of the Orion spacecraft. The February 18 resupply mission to the ISS will make history in another way because it will be the first time that SpaceX will launch its spacecraft from the iconic Launch Complex-39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Florida. (more...)
NASA Wants You To Find Planet 9
- February 16, 2017

During those two years, WISE completed a full survey of the night sky in infrared, and that data is now available on Backyard Worlds to comb over. While that might sound unusual, given how unbelievably precise computers are, our plain ol' eyeballs can do a better job recognising moving objects and ignoring the rest of the "noise" in these images. (more...)
Donald Trump blames 'dishonest' media for doing a 'disservice' to American people Donald Trump blames 'dishonest' media for doing a 'disservice' to American people
- February 16, 2017

He claimed that the media was not serving the people but "special interests" profiting from a broken system. "I just wanted to let you know, I inherited a mess ". Meanwhile, Mr Trump also used the wide-ranging press conference to attack his predecessors in the White House. That order was tied up in a legal fight, U.S. (more...)
Life On Mars? UAE Plans First City On Mars In 'Mars… Life On Mars? UAE Plans First City On Mars In 'Mars…
- February 16, 2017

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan announced the 100-year national project on which the Gulf state would collaborate with specialised global organisations and scientific institutes. (more...)
4K Apple TV coming… and it sounds really boring
- February 16, 2017

Potentially ready for release as soon as this year, the box is now said to be in testing under the codename "J105", and will support ultra-high definition 4K streaming - potentially even HDR content, given the mention of "vivid colors" in the report. (more...)
Bodies Of Two Missing Indiana Teens Found, Police Suspect Homicide
- February 16, 2017

Some people believe this photo taken before the girls' deaths shows someone hiding behind a tree. As the girls started hiking around 2.07pm, the police are also asking anyone who was parked at High Bridge Trail Head on February 13 between the hours of 1pm and 5pm to get in touch. (more...)
The Amount of Oxygen in the Ocean Has Dropped Thanks to Humans
- February 16, 2017

The culprit? It's complicated, but results match what climate scientists have predicted for years . "We were able to document the oxygen distribution and its changes for the entire ocean for the first time". Surprisingly, scientists only attributed around 15 percent of the loss to the solubility decrease from warming. And 2 percent is just the average oxygen drop. (more...)
A school record nine former Clemson players invited to NFL Combine A school record nine former Clemson players invited to NFL Combine
- February 16, 2017

The NFL released its list of invitees to the 2017 Scouting Combine Wednesday afternoon, and nine former Miami Hurricanes were among the 330 total. Tennessee has gone two years without having a player drafted. On-field combine workouts will begin on March 6. Decoud tallied 58 tackles (46 solo) during his senior season in Corvallis, while also breaking up 10 passes and hauling in 2 interceptions. (more...)
Ghost Recon: Wildlands Open Beta Starts Next Week
- February 16, 2017

You'll get an exclusive mission to play through, "Unidad Conspiracy", where you spark a war between drug gangs. As in the main game, all of this will be fully playable in four-player co-op. However, Ubisoft didn't confirm exactly how large the open beta's file size is going to be, but if it's similar to the one from the closed beta, then fans should expect about 25 GB in memory to be required for the upcoming trial. (more...)
Penne's dropped! Restaurateur cuts the price of Italian dishes for well-behaved families Penne's dropped! Restaurateur cuts the price of Italian dishes for well-behaved families
- February 16, 2017

Ferrari had seen a similar discount in a Miami restaurant and wanted to compliment the parents without being too forward. He posted a photo of the receipt marked with a highlighted reduction for " sconto bimbi educati", roughly translating as "behaved children's discount", on Facebook with the caption: "It's just so unusual!" Got well-behaved kids? You'll get a discount at this Italian eatery. (more...)
Google Fiber is restructuring and taking a new direction
- February 16, 2017

McCray used to be CEO of Aero Communications and also sits on the board of CenturyLink . The top job at Google Access has been vacant since October when Craig Barratt abruptly announced his resignation. "Google Fiber has been instrumental making the web faster and better for everyone - something I've been passionate about my entire career", McCray said, in a statement. (more...)

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