|Winter ticks killing moose at alarming rate|
Added: 17.10.2018 13:08 | 5 views | 0 comments
Researchers have found that the swell of infestations of winter ticks -- which attach themselves to moose during the fall and feed throughout the winter -- is the primary cause of an unprecedented 70 percent death rate of calves over a three-year period.
|Kuwait Airways signs for eight A330-800 planes from Airbus|
Added: 17.10.2018 8:19 | 17 views | 0 comments
The deal was signed by Yousef Al-Jassim, chairman of the national carrier of the state of Kuwait, and Christian Scherer, Airbus chief commercial officer, at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse.
|Taliban warn teachers, students to avoid Afghan polls|
Added: 17.10.2018 7:49 | 15 views | 0 comments
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have warned teachers and students not to participate in Afghanistan's upcoming parliamentary elections and not to allow schools to be used as polling...
|Ancient ship graveyard discovered in treacherous waters was goldmine for looters|
Added: 17.10.2018 5:39 | 14 views | 0 comments
Three ancient shipwrecks that carried pottery cargoes and two from later times were discovered last month by a Greek-U.S. team of marine archaeologists in the notoriously treacherous waters of the eastern Aegean Sea, a project official said Tuesday.
|Iran REVOLT latest: Teachers STRIKE in angry protest as Trump sanctions cripple economy|
Added: 17.10.2018 2:30 | 14 views | 0 comments
IRANIAN teachers have staged mass protests throughout the country in response to their wages being deemed as “poverty pay” as the Iranian economy falters under crippling US sanctions.
|Low slams decisive France penalty call|
Added: 17.10.2018 0:39 | 8 views | 0 comments
Joachim Low was unequivocal in his assessment that France's decisive late penalty in their 2-1 Nations League win over Germany was the incorrect call. France came from behind at home thanks to a brace from Antoine Griezmann, after Toni Kroos had put Germany ahead early on with a spot-kick of his own. Griezmann's clincher from ...]
|New reservoir computer marks first-ever microelectromechanical neural network application|
Added: 16.10.2018 23:21 | 5 views | 0 comments
A group of researchers reports the construction of the first reservoir computing device built with a microelectromechanical system. The neural network exploits the nonlinear dynamics of a microscale silicon beam to perform its calculations. The group's work looks to create devices that can act simultaneously as a sensor and a computer using a fraction of the energy a normal computer would use.
|Researchers show effectiveness of new noninvasive blood glucose test|
Added: 16.10.2018 22:21 | 6 views | 0 comments
For those living with diabetes, monitoring blood glucose accurately is necessary to prevent diabetes-related complications. Researchers recently evaluated the accuracy of new technology to monitor blood glucose levels without needles or a finger prick. Early results show that the noninvasive technology measures blood glucose levels as effectively as a finger prick test -- without drawing blood.
|How wasp and bee stinger designs help deliver the pain|
Added: 16.10.2018 22:21 | 5 views | 0 comments
Next time you're stung by a wasp or a honeybee, consider the elegantly designed stinger that caused you so much pain. Researchers found that the stingers of the two species are about five times softer at the tip than at the base to make it easier to pierce skin. The stingers are harder closer to the insect's body so they don't bend too much, or break, as you yelp in agony.