Did a high schooler just advance research into the Zika virus?

Digital Trends | 2016-05-06

A high schooler's summer session at Johns Hopkins University led to the creation of a machine that may give neuroscientists new insight into brains and the conditions that affect them. The post Did a high schooler just advance research into the Zika virus? appeared first on Digital Trends. ......

Exxon and FuelCell to Study Capturing Carbon Emissions

ABC News | 2016-05-05

Exxon, FuelCell will work on technology to produce power while capturing carbon emissions ......


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Skin bacteria stay 'stable over time'

BBC News | 2016-05-06

Everyone has their own personal range of bacteria living on their skin that stays largely unchanged over time, a US study suggests. ......

Australia's Marc Leishman out of Rio Olympics consideration

Fox News | 2016-05-05

Marc Leishman won't be playing golf for Australia at the Rio Olympics in August, citing concerns over the health of his family because of the mosquito-borne Zika virus. ......


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Madrid Open: Nick Kyrgios goes down fighting in loss to Kei Nishikori

Sydney Morning Herald | 2016-05-06

Madrid: Nick Kyrgios' Madrid Open campaign is over after he fell to a three-set 6-7 (8-6) 7-6 (7-1) 6-3 loss to world No.6 Kei Nishikori in a high-quality quarter-final clash on Friday. In a contest that lasted two hours 38 minutes, the 20-year-old Australian showed great fighting...

Rafael Nadal to play Andy Murray in Madrid Open semi-finals

Sky Sports | 2016-05-06

Rafael Nadal booked a Madrid Open semi-final against Andy Murray after coming through his last-eight tie against Joao Sousa. The Spanish great earned a 6-0 4-6 6-3 victory against Sousa in the quarter-finals in his home country on Friday. Murray into semi-finals British No 1 edged past Tomas Berdych...

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The Guardian | 2016-05-06

Oil tanker washes up on Liberia beach with no crew or lifeboats

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Newsweek | 2016-05-06

Brazil President Rousseff a Step Closer to Removal

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Sadiq Khan poised to become first Muslim mayor of London

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Taipei Times | 2016-05-06

North Korea opens rare party congress

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Al Jazeera | 2016-05-06

Pope Francis: Being a migrant is not a crime

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The Beauty—and Power—of Small Business

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Alternet | 2016-05-06

Finally, Justice for Consumers Wronged by Banks Is Within Reach

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