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Flaws emerge in RNA method to build tree of life

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Study finds problems with alluringly simple way to tease out evolutionary relationships through microRNA. Scanning the genome of the painted turtle, Chrysemys picta bellii, revealed microRNAs that were reported missing in earlier studies Tiny molecules that seemed to provide a powerful way to construct the tree of life ...

BlackBerry’s Chen Has No Buyout Offers During Turnaround

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House Republicans Pass Bill to Lower Taxes on the Rich and Raise Taxes on the Poor

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So what are Republicans in the House of Representatives up to these days? According to Danny Vinik, According to Danny Vinik,

The Taliban's Resurgent, and There's "Real Potential" US Arms Can Fall Into Their Hands

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Over the last decade, the United States has provided hundreds of thousands of small arms—including machine guns, grenade launchers, and rifles—to the Afghan security forces. But the US and its Afghan counterparts are doing an inadequate job of tracking these weapons, government investigators claim government investigators claim key ...

Gold Bugs Meet Bitcoin Believers to Supplant the Dollar

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Bitcoin, cooked up by programmers six years ago, has been embraced by hipster anarchists and others eager to trade online while avoiding the constraints of conventional money. CloseClose Las Vegas Ponzi scheme

Inside the Huge Solar Farm That Powers the iCloud

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ThisThisstoryGuardian and is reproduced here as part of theClimate DeskSuzanne Goldenberg, and the video was produced by Climate Desk's James West. for working conditions in China heavy reliance on fossil fuels converting all of its data centers to clean energy sapphire screens for the iPhone 6 Guardian

Babies Are Getting Brain Bleeds—Are Vaccine Fears to Blame?

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In May, the TennesseanTennesseanreported on vitamin K deficiency bleeding VKDB even death leg muscle vaccine Clay Jones Inquiring Minds podcast growing fear Tennessean

U.S.-Israeli tensions rise as hostilities in Gaza subside

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Buying on Dips Pays Most in Five Years as Stocks Rebound

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Not since the bull market bull marketDeclines (SPX) Gaza Strip Apple Inc. (AAPL) $15 trillion Federal Reserve

A/B Testing Service Leanplum Raises $4.8M Series A Round, Adds Marketing Automation Tools

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Leanplum Leanplum Shasta Ventures TechStars Kima Ventures VoiVoda Ventures its marketing automation service

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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This BuzzFeed homepage is tailored for our readers in the USA.This BuzzFeed homepage is tailored for our readers in the USA.Make it your default.This BuzzFeed homepage is tailored for our readers in the USA.Switch to USHave you seen BuzzFeed English?Come check it out!“[I]nertia and apprehension are not legitimate ...

Will Seinfeld Episodes Be Streaming on Netflix This Fall?

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The Internet was all in a tizzy in a tizzy pressing issue Seinfeld Netflix NFLX Seinfeld suggested Seinfeld Seinfeld replied NBC Universal CMCSA Seinfeld Time Warner TWX racked up Seinfeld

New Favorite Tumblr: Confused Cats Against Feminism

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Depressed, disturbed, almost-but-not-quite-amused by the “Women Against Feminism” phenomenon and Tumblr “Women Against Feminism” phenomenon and Tumblr Katie Halper

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GENEVA (28 July 2014) - A total breakdown of law and order and a reign of fear and terror have been inflicted by armed groups on the population of eastern Ukraine, according to a new report issued today by the Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. The report documents how these armed groups continue to abduct, detain, torture and execute people kept as hostages in order to intimidate and “to exercise their power over the population in raw and brutal ways.” Well organized and well equipped militarily,

The TouchPico Projector Turns Any Surface Into A Giant Android Touchscreen

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The TouchPico projector is launching today on IndieGogo. launching today on IndieGogo. Fruit Ninja Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Kerry's latest cease-fire plan: What was he thinking? - Diplomania Israel News

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teens. Netanyahu knew that they had been murdered from the overheard cellphone comments made by the murderers, but spend the next two weeks arresting Hammas members and blaming the PA and Hammas. At the funeral of the teens, he called for vengeance. - Well vengeance is what he ...

Apple’s Beats Acquisition Gets Approval From The European Commission

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Apple has the green light to proceed with its acquisition of Beats Electronics and Beats Music from the European Commission European Commission suit levied against Beats by Bose

My Captivity in Ukraine Shows Amateurs Succumb to Hatred

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Ukrainian government army soldiers patrol in the city of Lisichansk, Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine Saturday, July 26, 2014. CloseClose Russia

Dinosaur-killing asteroid hit at just the wrong time

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Just before a large asteroid slammed into the Earth 66 million years ago, the diversity of plant-eating dinosaur species declined slightly, a new study suggests. That minor shift may have been enough to doom all dinosaurs when the space rock hit. The scarcity of plant-eaters would have left ...

Facebook Forces Users Worldwide To Download Messenger For Mobile Chat

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Over the next few days, Facebook will stop allowing messaging in its main iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone apps, and force all their users around the world to download its standalone Messenger app download its standalone Messenger app started forcing users in Europe

Fates Forever Is League Of Legends Lite For Your iPad

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Thanks to the unprecedented success unprecedented success Riot Games League of Legends Valve’s Dota 2 international success in its own rightnumber of developers strike gold earlier this month TechCrunch Disrupt alum Hammer & Chisel’s Fates Forever

SolarCity Quietly Moving to Loans and Customer-Owned Solar

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Sources provide details on a stealthy SolarCity loan program; plus loan activity at Sunrun, Vivint and SunEdison. Officially, SolarCity SolarCity Sunrun SolarCity's recent securitization Third-party ownership PACE

Fist bumps, high-fives spread fewer germs than handshakes, study says

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To fight the spread of germs, doctors should ditch the handshake and greet their patients with a fist bump instead, a new study says. Through a series of tests, researchers at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences at Aberystwyth University in Wales documented that fist bumps ...

The Seven Constants Of Game Design, Part Two

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Editor’s note:Editor’s note:Tadhg Kelly writes a regular column about all things video game for TechCrunch. He is a games industry consultant, freelance designer and the creator of leading design blogWhat Games Are . You can follow him on Twitterhere . Last week Tetris Mega-Super-Soccer Mega-Super-Soccer

Powermat Wireless Phone Charging Comes To Cadillac Vehicles

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Wireless inductive charging is coming to Cadillacs. Starting with the 2015 ATS Starting with the 2015 ATS

The story of my brother, martyr Mohammed Alareer

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My brother Mohammed Alareer, 31, a father of two, was killed by an Israeli airstrike while he was at home. While he was at home. No one knows yet if he bled for three days or if he died of the shockwaves from the explosion, or the sound,

Choosing Local (Renewable) Power: One California Community a Leader in Collective Action

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Community choice aggregation describes a situation where a town can become the bulk buyer of electricity on behalf of its residential and small business customers. Such local aggregations serve about 5 percent of utility customers in Illinois, Ohio, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and California, but it’s Marin Clean Energy Marin Clean Energy Learn more about the struggle for local control of the energy system and its numerous advantages in this interview with Marin Clean Energy Executive Director Dawn Wiesz, recorded via Skype on Feb. 13, 2014. Podcast (Local Energy Rules):Play in ...

Apple To Buy Swell For $30 Million, Per Report

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In what appears to be part of a summer shopping spree, Apple is reported to be buying Swell, a radio app much like Pandora but focused on talk radio. According to Re/Code Re/Code Concept.io $7.2 million $5.4 million Series A

The Return Of The Desktop Productivity App

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Those apps are all an integral part of my personal productivity suite, the tools that I use on a day-to-day basis. Without a desktop version, those mobile clients are useful but not transformative. But with multi-device access, they have become difficult to replace. I’m not the only user who is seeing the tools he uses for personal productivity shift from some weird mix of web and mobile to increasingly connected apps which live on my smartphone, tablet, and now also my desktop. And that’s reshaping the way developers think about ...

The US is locking up pregnant immigrants despite policy against it

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According to official Immigration and Customs Enforcement guidelines, pregnant immigrants aren’t supposed to be detained except if they pose a public safety threat. ICE officials have claimed this is such a rare occurrence it’s not even worth asking about.an investigation by Fusion inhumane conditions in many ICE detention ...

Sunstone Capital Backs Beacon Platform Kontakt.io To The Tune Of $2 Million

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“Bluetooth Low Energy and iBeacon are the building blocks of the next wave of computing,” says Max Niederhofer of the micro-location technology that lets your smartphone trigger events based on how close you are to a Beacon transmitter. “It’s a cliché, but the possibilities are endless.” If he ...

Now Sidestage Joins Gigit In The Race To Empower Bands To Get Gigs

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Gigit Gigit Sidestage more cities they can launch in.

Five of the World's Most Unusual Starbucks Stores

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July 24 (Bloomberg) –- Starbucks has well over 20,000 stores worldwide, and most of those stores follow the same cookie-cutter design, but in a handful of cases, the company has taken pains to make a location stand out. Here’s a look at five Starbucks stores that are truly ...

This Car-Parking Robot Puts Valets on the Street

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July 24 (Bloomberg) –- Finding a parking space can be very stressful. Now a German company is making this a problem of the past. A robotic system named Ray can now park and retrieve your car. Serva Transport Systems Chief Technology Officer Leopold Meirer explains how it works.

Right wing’s worst nightmare: The master stroke that turns red states blue

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Watch: Video mocks the old boys’ club of the Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court’s recent decisions have been depressing and disturbing, to say the least, especially especially comes rights instead of “Supreme Court: No Girls Allowed Martha Plimpton Feministing Five

China Solar Projects Poised to Fuel Rebound in Panel Prices

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The VP of Devil’s Advocacy

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's 12 Best Performances

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This Friday should have been a cause for celebration: the release of " " A Most Wanted Man John Le Carre Anton Corbijn Control The American Philip Seymour Hoffman God's Pocket, The Hunger Games

Enterprise Investments Surge To Over $5.4 Billion

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After years of backing headline-grabbing consumer internet deals, it seems that venture capitalists are paying more attention (and more money) to the seemingly staid and stodgy enterprise technology companies (the businesses that sell technology to make businesses work better). Their mission: to explore new ways of organizing data,

“Gaza is a graveyard,” sing joyful Israeli youths

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#Love: In The Time Of Spotify

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Attacks on hospitals expose Israel's "self-defense" claims as lies

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A baby was delivered at al-Aqsa hospital in Gaza Gaza reported completely leveled al-Wafa rehabilitation and geriatric hospital continued shelling were reportedly injured Mark Regev alleging Hamas Deir al-Balah

Slow Leak

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On The Importance Of Forgetting

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The ongoing debate about Europe’s so-called ‘right to be forgotten right to be forgotten really

How Can We Make Recruiting Better?

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Recruiting is broken. In fact, it is so broken that almost no one I have ever talked to about the subject has offered up a point of disagreement. Not one person has said, “I love recruiting” or “We find that recruiting works just great for us.” Among the ...

Loggerhead Sea Turtles Gain Protection with Swordfish Drift Gillnet Fishery Restriction

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Yesterday, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced an area closure for the California swordfish drift gillnet fishery after facing mounting pressure from Oceana and our partner conservation groups. This closure, known as the Pacific Loggerhead Conservation Area, will occur from July 25 to August 31, 2014 in ...

Your fish and chips could actually be SHARK

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For many of us, a trip to the seaside this summer will hold one very particular highlight — good old-fashioned fish and chips.For many of us, a trip to the seaside this summer will hold one very particular highlight — good old-fashioned fish and chips.Sat on the seafront,

The Near-Death And Resurrection Of Teen Social Network Let

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When I met Pascal Lorne earlier this week, I expected to get an extended pitch for his social networking startup Let Let sold his last company, Miyowa, for $59 million

Supportive Women Turn Men On

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New research suggests that the emotional connections and desires established on a first date, determine the fate of a potential relationship. Responsiveness, or the support for another’s needs and goals, may be one of those initial “sparks” necessary to fuel sexual desire and land a second date. A ...
 

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