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Once Considered Won, Battle Against Invasive Beetles Is Renewed

Once Considered Won, Battle Against Invasive Beetles Is Renewed

by daily insanity since 6 hours in Science via nytimes.com

Believed to be nearly eradicated, the voracious Asian long-horned beetle has been found in hundreds of trees in a new part of Long Island.

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The Odds, Continually Updated

The Odds, Continually Updated

by daily insanity since 6 hours in Science via nytimes.com

In Bayesian statistics, new data is used to shape assumptions, the opposite of the frequentist (classical) approach.

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China clears way for Apple iPhone 6 sales

China clears way for Apple iPhone 6 sales

by Piggy since 3 hours in Science via phys.org

China has cleared the way for Apple to sell its latest iPhones in the key market by granting it a licence, the industry regulator said on Tuesday,...

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Scientists Trace Extreme Heat in Australia to Climate Change

Scientists Trace Extreme Heat in Australia to Climate Change

by daily insanity since 6 hours in Science via nytimes.com

Five groups of researchers analyzing last year’s Australian heat waves came to the same conclusion: They could not have been as severe without...

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Apple software update protects Macs from 'Bash' bug

Apple software update protects Macs from 'Bash' bug

by Piggy since 3 hours in Science via phys.org

Apple on Monday issued a software update to protect Macintosh computers from being bitten by a recently discovered "Bash" bug seen as a threat to...

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Wildlife numbers halved over past four decades: WWF

Wildlife numbers halved over past four decades: WWF

by Piggy since 3 hours in Science via phys.org

Wildlife numbers have plunged by more than half in just 40 years as Earth's human population has nearly doubled, a survey of over 3,000 vertebrate...

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Using large cryogenic pellets, US ITER advances new fusion technology

Using large cryogenic pellets, US ITER advances new fusion technology

by Piggy since 1 hour in Science via phys.org

The international ITER fusion project is building "a sun on earth" that will produce a self-heated, burning plasma—a key step toward...

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GoPro gets a little cheaper —and fancier —with new Hero4 camera

GoPro gets a little cheaper —and fancier —with new Hero4 camera

by Piggy since 2 hours in Science via phys.org

GoPro hoisted its high-end offering further into the age of high-definition video with the introduction of the Hero4, its latest line of...

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Goophone N4 5.7 Inch 1280x720 Pixel IPS MTK6592 Octa Core 2GB Ram 16GB Rom

Goophone N4 5.7 Inch 1280x720 Pixel IPS MTK6592 Octa Core 2GB Ram 16GB Rom

by Lingkon1 since 3 hours in Science via goophoneshops.com

Goophone N4 5.7 Inch 1280x720 Pixel IPS MTK6592 Octa Core 2GB Ram 16GB Rom Android 4.4 Kitkat Smart Mobile Phone

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Just how big is Google Scholar? Ummm …

Just how big is Google Scholar? Ummm …

by knowledge since 3 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

Researchers struggle to gauge size of popular academic search engine

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Now hear this: Simple fluid waveguide performs spectral analysis in a manne

Now hear this: Simple fluid waveguide performs spectral analysis in a manne

by Piggy since 17 hours in Science via phys.org

(Phys.org) —Within the mammalian inner ear, or cochlea, a remarkable but and long-debated phenomenon occurs: As they move from the base of the...

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Know the Jargon: “Human Shield Effect”

Know the Jargon: “Human Shield Effect”

by FlyingHight since 17 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

Animals aren’t as vigilant for predators when they know humans are around-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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ScienceTake: Marmosets Find Videos Educational, if Not Viral

ScienceTake: Marmosets Find Videos Educational, if Not Viral

by daily insanity since 18 hours in Science via nytimes.com

Wild marmosets in the Brazilian forest can learn quite successfully from video demonstrations featuring other marmosets, Austrian scientists report.

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A Closer Look: Stream-box gaming is a mixed bag

A Closer Look: Stream-box gaming is a mixed bag

by Piggy since 18 hours in Science via phys.org

As gaming consoles such as the Xbox and the PlayStation diversify into video, social media and other non-gaming apps, it seems only fair that...

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Australia's 2013 heat waves linked to human-caused climate change, stu

Australia's 2013 heat waves linked to human-caused climate change, stu

by knowledge since 11 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

Human influence less clear in other extreme events, such as droughts, floods, and storms

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Ebola vaccine tests needlessly delayed, researchers claim

Ebola vaccine tests needlessly delayed, researchers claim

by knowledge since 11 hours in Science via sciencemag.org

Experts gather at WHO to discuss how to use vaccines in the outbreak in West Africa

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Say Ello to the new privacy debate on social media

Say Ello to the new privacy debate on social media

by Piggy since 22 hours in Science via phys.org

Ello is new social networking space on the web that is receiving a lot of attention of late – so much that it's caused a few problems with the...

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UK Forecast: Rain in the west - Dry, pleasantly warm south, Sep 29 - 16:19

UK Forecast: Rain in the west - Dry, pleasantly warm south, Sep 29 - 16:19

by weatheronline since 18 hours in Science via co.uk

Tuesday An area of rain will spread in across western Scotland and Northern Ireland this morning and in the afternoon this pushes in across...

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Millisecond pulsars clearly demonstrate that pulsars are neutron stars

Millisecond pulsars clearly demonstrate that pulsars are neutron stars

by Piggy since 17 hours in Science via phys.org

Yesterday I talked about millisecond pulsars, and the way in which they might gain such rapid rotation. Another property of millisecond pulsars is...

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Power of Fiction: Why Rumors Outrace the Truth Online

Power of Fiction: Why Rumors Outrace the Truth Online

by daily insanity since 18 hours in Science via nytimes.com

A new website measures how untrue stories can spread around the Internet more quickly than the facts.

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