Wednesday , 25 October 2017

Category: TECHNOLOGIES

Stephen Hawking's black holes U-turn: Bob McDonald's take

By CBC News Contrary to what he theorized decades ago, Stephen Hawking now believes black holes are not the final graveyard for matter that gets sucked in by the gravitational pul ...

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How Google's $2.9B sale of Motorola could lift Lenovo

By The Associated Press An expensive mistake by Google could turn into a golden opportunity for China's Lenovo Group as it expands beyond its success in the personal computer indu ...

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Discovering the secrets of the ancient world with Hendrik Poinar

By CBC News McMaster scientist Hendrik Poinar has been plumbing the depths of the ancient world for its secrets for years, and on Thursday afternoon, he'll be at CBC Hamilton for ...

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How Neanderthal are you? Check your hair and skin

By The Associated Press Many of the genes that help determine most people's skin and hair are more Neanderthal than not, according to two new studies that look at the DNA fossils ...

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Monarch migration said to be in trouble as numbers fall

By The Associated Press The number of Monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico plunged this year to its lowest level since studies began in 1993, leading experts to announce Wednes ...

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Google to settle EU antitrust probe soon, sources say

By Reuters Google is close to settling a three-year antitrust probe by European regulators after it offered "much better" concessions to allay concerns over blocking rivals from i ...

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Stem cells grown without embryo in 'major discovery'

By Reuters Scientists have found a cheap and easy way to reprogram mature cells from mice back into an embryonic-like state that allowed them to generate many types of tissue. ... ...

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Big baby? Animal offspring size linked to dad's role

By The Canadian Press A new study suggests that whether animals give birth to more offspring or larger offspring depends on whether males are helping to raise the young. ...Read t ...

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Animal offspring bigger if dad's around, B.C. study finds

By The Canadian Press A new study suggests that whether animals give birth to more offspring or larger offspring depends on whether males are helping to raise the young. ...Read t ...

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Stephen Hawking's black holes 'blunder' stirs debate

By Matt Kwong Famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking admits in a new paper that his 40-year-old theory about black holes is probably wrong, a declaration that is shaking up t ...

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