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Stripped-down synthetic organism sheds light on nature of life

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  • Mar 25, 2016
WASHINGTON Scientists on Thursday announced the creation of a synthetic organism stripped down to the bare essentials with the fewest genes needed to survive and multiply, a feat at the microscopic level that may provide big insights on the very nature...
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Facebook's next frontier: chatbots

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  • Apr 13, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has opened up its Messenger app to developers to create "chatbots," hoping that by simulating one-on-one conversations between users and companies it will expand its reach in customer service and enterprise...
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Exclusive: SWIFT to advise banks on security as Bangladesh hack details emerge

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  • Mar 20, 2016
The SWIFT messaging system plans to ask banks to make sure they are following recommended security practices following an unprecedented cyber attack on Bangladesh's central bank that yielded $81 million, a spokeswoman for the group told Reuters on Sund...
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Israeli placental cell therapy could cure radiation sickness

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  • Mar 09, 2016
Israeli biotech firm Pluristem Therapeutics said it hopes its anti-radiation therapy will protect Fukushima workers decommissioning nuclear reactors and save lives in the future if ever a similar catastrophe occurs.The Haifa-based company said they hav...
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Ford’s 2018 Shelby GT500 Mustang could be the first ever to lose its V8 heart

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  • Jul 10, 2015
When you think of the Shelby GT500 Mustang, a few images appear: tire-smoking power, flared / aggressive bodywork, racing stripes, and a boisterous V8. If a recent report from Automobile Magazine proves true, only three of those things will remain in the ...
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'Ghostlike' octopus found in Pacific may belong to new species

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  • Mar 05, 2016
NEW YORK An underwater research craft has spotted a "ghostlike" octopus that appears to belong to a previously unknown species on the ocean floor near Hawaii, a discovery that highlights how little is known about the deep sea, a U.S. zoologist said on ...
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Astronaut runs marathon in space -- but slower than on earth

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  • Apr 25, 2016
British astronaut Tim Peake became the first man to complete a marathon in space on Sunday, running the classic 26.2 mile distance while strapped to a treadmill aboard the International Space Station.As part of the London Marathon, Britain's biggest ma...
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Types Of Engine Assemblies

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  • Apr 07, 2015
What type of engine assembly you should be asking for depends on what kind of project you are taking on. Typical projects are; engine swaps, partial replacements and direct engine replacements. If you are looking to spice up your vehicle with a higher pe...
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Ford Mustang 2016: The return of retro trim

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  • Sep 16, 2015
For the 2016 model year, Mustang fastback and convertible mark the return of the California Special Package and Pony Package —two classic Mustang trim levels made popular in the 1960s. Several other new options, including new stripes and wheels, provide...
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Chinese AI team plans to challenge Google's AlphaGo: state media

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  • Mar 31, 2016
BEIJING A team from China plans to challenge Google's AlphaGo, the artificial intelligence (AI) program that beat a world-class player in the ancient board game Go, the state-owned Shanghai Securities News reported on Thursday.Scientists from the China...
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