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California Diaspora: Some blows, some clout

Despite the Tri Valley University case and hate crimes, the Indian-American community gained ground in California, says Ritu Jha. After turning pages of old notes, sifting through the year's saved......

Here's how cigarette smoke causes cancer

Scientists at the University of California, Davis, have discovered that hydrogen peroxide or similar oxidants are what actually cause healthy lung cells to become cancerous.The researchers say that......

National Geographic reveals travel photograph of the year

Are you really fond of travel? Then these next 12 images will surely make you lose your mind. National Geographic just announced the winners of its 2016 Travel Photographer of the Year Contest.......

Robot crime fighters: Is the future already here?

As the gunfire stopped at a parking garage in downtown Dallas, where five police officers were killed and seven others injured in "ambush style" firing during a protest against the fatal police......

How the Internet was born, 25 years ago

November 12 marked 25 years of the beginning of the World Wide Web. Shivanand Kanavi gives us the story of how it all began. 'Great Cloud. Please help me. I am away from my beloved and miss her......

Fix age and wage issues before raising H-1B cap, argues visa's critic

Norman Matloff, professor of computer science at the University of California, Davis, believes that the US has enough highly skilled engineers and raising the cap on H-1B would hamper the wages of......

How sunflowers may help India meet solar energy target

Pallava Bagla explains the connection between the sunflower mystery and the 'rotatable solar trees' India plans to develop. One of the oldest scientific mysteries of the plant world as to what......

New tool to pinpoint oil reserves developed

Scientists have developed a new tool that can precisely pinpoint where petroleum and gas reserves have accumulated. The tool is a new index that provides a better understanding of how oil......

Engineered bacteria make fuel from sunlight

In a bid to find a substitute to fossil fuels as raw material for the chemical industry, scientists have engineered bacteria, which could help grow chemical precursors for fuels and plastics."Most......

Vinod Khosla on the future of green technologies

Vinod Khosla, the iconic billionaire has once again demonstrated why he is the undisputed 'venture capitalist with the Midas touch'. When it comes to clean technology, no one can rival Khosla's......

If a film's set in India, you'll spot a cow!

I don't know if it's sacred, but it's a cow alright. I call the game cow-spotting. These days, if it's a film set in India, sooner or later you'll find the cow. Cows holding up traffic are......

Winter Olympics: Golden day for US athletes

Shaun White, Lindsey Vonn and Shani Davis all struck gold on Wednesday as the United States transformed a bleak Vancouver Olympics into their own winter wonderland with a dazzling show of......

AT&T ends sponsorship of scandal-hit Tiger Woods

AT&T Inc said on Thursday it isterminating its sponsorship agreement with Tiger Woods, joining the list of companies that have distanced themselves from the top golfer in the wake of a sex scandal.......

Woods scandal cost shareholders up to $12 billion

The sex scandal that engulfed Tiger Woods may have cost shareholders of companies endorsed by the world's No. 1 golfer up to $12 billion (7.5 billion pounds) in losses, according to a study by two......

Earnhardt discharged from hospital

NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. has left a California hospital after treatment for second-degree burns suffered when his car burst into flames during a practice run for a race.Earnhardt left the......

'I don't think I have a weakness'

He is of impeccable pedigree. Prakash Amritraj, son of Indian tennis legend Vijay Amritraj, is around six feet and cuts a muscular figure as he confidently stalks the tennis court. He was the......
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3.14 essential reads about π for Pi Day

Editor’s note: The following is a roundup of archival stories. On March 14, or 3/14, mathematicians and other obscure-holiday aficionados... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/science-technology/3-14-essential-reads-about-for-pi-day-54477.html
Why pandas are black and white decoded

The giant panda's distinct black-and-white markings have two functions: camouflage and communication, a new study has found. The study suggests... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/why-pandas-are-black-and-white-decoded-117030400489_1.html
WTF Is Going On With These Creepy Turkeys Circling A Dead Cat?

We tried to warn you people last year that wild turkeys were clearly up to something. If this video doesn’t serve as a wake-up call, nothing... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2017/03/02/turkeys-circling-dead-cat-video-mystery_n_15115068.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
Climate change causing 'early blooms' in Arctic

Climate change and diminishing ice cover is causing spring to come sooner to some plant species in the Arctic, while other species are delaying... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/climate-change-causing-early-blooms-in-arctic-117022400564_1.html
US Univ receives USD 1.5 million grant for Jainism studies

An Indian-origin philanthropist in the US has made a grant of USD 1.5 million to a prestigious American University to advance studies in Jainism.... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/us-univ-receives-usd-1-5-million-grant-for-jainism-studies-117021600033_1.html

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