Science


New Maruti Swift Dzire Tour launched: Prices, features and other details New Maruti Swift Dzire Tour launched: Prices, features and other details
- April 24, 2017

The 2017 DZire comes with nearly all features expected in a contemporary family sedan, amid rise of new competitors like Tigor, Aspire and Xcent in the entry-level sedan segment. It's shed about 85kgs compared to the outgoing petrol version and 105kg for the diesel. In fact, the press release stated that the new auto has been "designed to leave a lasting impression with its rich sculpted side body and enhanced proportions". (more...)
Anger after Russian Federation protects Syria at UN Anger after Russian Federation protects Syria at UN
- April 24, 2017

The meeting came as the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Moscow to meet with top Russian officials. "Everyone wants to restore relations in the Western community after - thanks to the former United States administration - many European countries adopted an anti-Trump position during the election campaign", he said. (more...)
Samsung's Galaxy Book Will Start at $629.99 and Become Available Tomorrow
- April 24, 2017

The owners of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge phones should keep in mind that though the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system started rolling out, it still could take several days for the download file to become visible on their device. (more...)
Belarus stuns Switzerland to reach first Fed Cup final Belarus stuns Switzerland to reach first Fed Cup final
- April 24, 2017

Sabalenka, who is 125th in the world, won 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 in her first ever meeting with Golubic, 54 in the world, in just over two hours to give Belarus an unassailable 3-1 advantage in Minsk . Sasnovich stepped up in style, beating Golubic 6-3, 5-7, 7-5 on Saturday and then Timea Bacsinszky 6-2, 7-6 (2) in Sunday's first rubber. She reeled off the final three games of the match to send the crowd in Minsk into Euphoria. (more...)
March for Science held in Raleigh on Earth Day March for Science held in Raleigh on Earth Day
- April 24, 2017

Crowds have marched in more than 600 cities worldwide for Earth Day events billed as a "celebration of science ", amid growing concern about US President Donald Trump's climate change scepticism and cuts to research funding. "We think American is already great, she says "We could do more to help the earth though". But what it does provide is a foundation of knowledge, evidence-based knowledge, that let's society make good decisions, and we want to stand up for that way of doing things", Dr. (more...)
Honda Civic Type R sets Nurburgring lap record
- April 24, 2017

Honda set the new "Ring record during the final phase of testing for the model, on a dry track with "optimum ambient temperature for the best tyre and powertrain performance". This is matched exclusively to a six-speed manual transmission with front-wheel drive. So, potentially stickier tyre compounds aside, how has the new Type R managed to be almost seven seconds faster than the old auto, despite only having a 10bhp increase from its 2.0-litre engine? "The cornering speed achieved in the ... (more...)
Trump says he'll mark 100 days with Pennsylvania rally
- April 24, 2017

A senior White House official said the decision to hold the rally that day had more to do with how Trump planned to spend the hours of the 100th day than the correspondents' dinner. "There may be a block of time, two hours of staff time, who knows what's going on during that time, anything could happen", said one White House official. (more...)
Apple's Tim Cook once threatened to kick Uber out of App Store
- April 24, 2017

Uber's motives for tracking iPhones were relatively virtuous: it was attempting to combat a scam in which Uber drivers would use stolen iPhones to set up multiple fake Uber accounts, then request rides they fulfilled themselves, cashing in on bonuses from the company for booking more riders. (more...)
Uphill battle looms as Trump seeks revamped healthcare plan Uphill battle looms as Trump seeks revamped healthcare plan
- April 24, 2017

Democrats are banding together in refusing to support any short-term spending measure that includes funding for a border wall, a move that could lead to a government shutdown in the near term and the implosion of the legislative filibuster in the U.S. (more...)
Grand Theft Auto V Red Dead Redemption Mod Is Cancelled Grand Theft Auto V Red Dead Redemption Mod Is Cancelled
- April 24, 2017

Red Dead Redemption V was only supposed for be used for single player mode, with the team stating that they did not condone the use of this mod in GTA Online, nor third party multiplayer clients. PC Gamers are not going to get their Red Dead Redemption fix any time soon I'm afraid and this should be a warning to modders who have any similar plans in the pipeline. (more...)
President Trump Defends Environmental Record on Earth Day President Trump Defends Environmental Record on Earth Day
- April 24, 2017

In terms of how to respond to the denigration of experts and the slur on the probity of science that so many perceive, Holt pointed to the March for Science as a "spontaneous upsurge of feeling" and pledged to give the support of AAAS. In the same vein, Brian Hoskins of the Grantham Institute of Climate Change at Imperial College London said he was, "Marching to emphasise the importance of science and scientific evidence in our future well-being, and the crucial role of global collaboration in ... (more...)
New Nokia 3310 Expected To Launch on 28th of April New Nokia 3310 Expected To Launch on 28th of April
- April 24, 2017

It is also planning to have 400 distributors and 300 service centers. And when we think about the best build quality phone from Nokia than Nokia 3310 strikes first in our mind, which is one of the best rock solid mobile phone by NOKIA. Is may be possible that these price raise for the new Nokia 3310 will be because of the high tax imposed in the countries like Europe in which Nokia is going to start the sale for this device from next week. (more...)
IPhone 8 becomes OLED iPhone
- April 24, 2017

The design makes room for a hole at the center of the rear face, supposedly for a Touch ID sensor. An "iPhone 8" dummy model has leaked by Benjamin Geskin . If it doesn't manage to overcome the problem in time, it could delay the availability of the iPhone 8 till it does, get rid of Touch ID altogether in favor of iris/facial recognition, or shift the fingerprint scanner to the rear. (more...)
ISS Expedition 51 members arrive at the Space Station
- April 24, 2017

EDT (0713 GMT), "with a rare empty third seat". Fischer and Yurchikhin reached the $US100 billion space station, which orbits about 400 km above Earth, arrived on schedule at 10:18pm (AEST). EDT) Thursday, around six hours after launch. The driver of the Mac Tools Toyota Top Fuel dragster will return to the dragstrip to compete in the fifth event on the season, the NHRA SpringNationals in Houston beginning tomorrow afternoon. (more...)
UC Berkeley Surrenders Again: Ann Coulter Speech Scrapped
- April 24, 2017

Student groups BridgeUSA and the Berkeley College Republicans had originally arranged for Coulter to speak, but Vice Chancellors Scott Biddy and Stephen Sutton sent an email to the College Republicans explaining the security risks were too great amid a recent spate of massive protests there. (more...)
Expedition 52 New Crew Members Arrive at the International Space Station
- April 24, 2017

They reached orbit about nine minutes later, a moment illustrated when a stuffed white dog toy hanging from a string in the capsule began to float. This is the first two-person launch to the ISS in more than a decade, with Russian Federation scaling back its space station staffing until a much-delayed science laboratory is flown to the $100bn (£78bn) space station next year. (more...)
Trump to call commander of International Space Station Trump to call commander of International Space Station
- April 24, 2017

A rare two-man crew is scheduled to blastoff aboard the Soyuz MS-04 spaceship and travel to the International Space Station. The last time that a two-person crew lifted off for the space station was in April 2003, when Ed Lu with NASA and Yuri Malenchenko with Roscosmos launched on Soyuz TMA-2 to become the Expedition 7 crew in the wake of the loss of the space shuttle Columbia two months earlier. (more...)
March for Science aims to counter 'alarming' anti-science trends
- April 24, 2017

Brian Schoellner, 11, said he is here for the National Parks. The event finished with a march from the Washington Monument to Union Square."It just seems like they're not really concerned about economic growth or creating new technologies, just catering to massive corporations", said Taylor, who is earning a PhD in robotics at George Mason University in Virginia. (more...)
Nene's 28 lead Rockets past Thunder for 3-1 series lead
- April 24, 2017

It was a win the Thunder desperately needed after falling 0-2 down in their Western Conference first-round series against the Houston Rockets. The Oklahoma City Thunder are back in the action, cutting Houston's playoff lead down to one on April. (more...)
Samsung's Galaxy S8 won't have the Bixby voice assistant until this spring Samsung's Galaxy S8 won't have the Bixby voice assistant until this spring
- April 24, 2017

Samsung is planning to delay the launch of the English-language version of Bixby , reports The Wall Street Journal , due to performance issues discovered over the course of the last few weeks. United States was supposed to be the only other market where Bixby Voice would be available at launch, but that is sadly not going to be the case anymore. (more...)

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