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BP buys UK's largest car charging firm: The oil giant follows rival Shell and hedges its bets by buying UK car charging network Chargemaster.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Lava Flows - The Scholarly Kitchen: Geologist Jerry Magloughlin looks at the different ways that lava flows.
Community detection, link prediction, and layer interdependence in multilayer networks. "Complex systems are often characterized by distinct types of interactions between the same entities. These can be described as a multilayer network where each layer represents one type of interaction. These layers...
Why Roman Concrete Endured Thousands of Years of Seawater Pounding, While Ours Can't - ExtremeTech: Roman concrete's durability and strength blows our own out of the water (in this case, literally). And after years of research, we're getting better at understanding why. It seems that the sea water may...
Switzerland votes to phase out nuclear power - BBC News: The referendum result allows the government to go ahead with plans to switch to renewable energy.
Polar Sea Ice at Record Lows : Image of the Day: In 2017, the Arctic maximum and Antarctic minimum extents of sea ice plunged to record lows.
Melting Woes: Antarctic Sea Ice at Record Lows : Image of the Day: Shifting winds and warm air temperatures contributed to the record-low extent of sea ice around Antarctica in November.
New computational model provides a tool for improving the production of valuable drugs: The model allows scientists to make comprehensive simulations without doing tedious experiments in the laboratory. Hence, the model will tell the scientist, which metabolic pathways are involved in the production...
Here’s another startup trying to make it easier for publishers to engage with readers: Antenna allows readers to react to stories with pre-set emotions, and the company is expanding into e-commerce.
GiveDirectly: Send money directly to the extreme poor: GiveDirectly allows donors to send money directly to the poor with no strings attached. Our approach is guided by rigorous evidence of impact and our values of efficiency, transparency, and respect.
Just finished reading 'not exactly: in praise of vagueness' by Kees Van Deemter. Fantastic concepts and well explained but I found it really hard going. He seemed to want to dive in to all the logic, theoretical background, and notation of the topic but then it would have felt more like a textbook. ...
GNU Health 3.0 released. "GNU Health is a Free/Libre project for health practitioners, health institutions and governments. Its modular design allows to be deployed in many different scenarios: from small private offices, to large, national public health systems. It covers the functionality of Electronic...
Mozilla Launches Firefox For IOS - Slashdot. My favourite browser now follows me on all platforms.
Smart Dressing Glows Green When Wound Becomes Infected |: A team of British scientists has developed a smart wound dressing that can detect the presence of bacterial infection. The ability to clean wounds of infec
Snowden Joins Twitter, Follows NSA - Slashdot
NASA Confirms Evidence That Liquid Water Flows on Today's Mars: New findings from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars.