• Rice Becomes Less Nutritious As CO2 Levels Rise
Rice Becomes Less Nutritious As CO2 Levels Rise

It is based on open air field trials. And it has been tested in many locations in rice-growing countries over many years. "When we looked at vitamin B we looked at nine different varieties from Japan and China and they interestingly responded to high Carbon dioxide concentration in different ways", the University of Tokyo's Kazuhiko Kobayas...

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  • Subtropical Storm Alberto Forms, Will Bring Heavy Rain to U.S.
Subtropical Storm Alberto Forms, Will Bring Heavy Rain to U.S.

The 4 p.m. advisory's forecast track brings projects Alberto to make landfall around the Mississippi-Alabama state line on Monday evening as a strong tropical storm. Tropical storm conditions are possible within the United States watch area beginning on Sunday. Some beachfront and riverfront communities are already handing out sandbags.

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  • Alberto forms in Caribbean, bringing wet weekend to Florida
Alberto forms in Caribbean, bringing wet weekend to Florida

The last week of May will provide what looks like the first tropical system of the year with tropical development looking more and more likely in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Torrential rain, flooding and thunderstorms are likely across the Caribbean, the Gulf states and southern U.S. states even if a tropical storm does not materialise.

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  • Ford helped rig candidate nomination: Liberals
Ford helped rig candidate nomination: Liberals

Thanks to the Liberal government under Kathleen Wynne we also have a carbon tax in Ontario called cap and trade which sounds more inoffensive. I wonder if what Ford's late brother did in helping her snag "a 16 pound Chinook salmon" during a fishing trip has anything to do with this decision? Ford similarly framed the choice facing voters.

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  • Iridium satellites, climate research craft lift off from California
Iridium satellites, climate research craft lift off from California

Iridium's Dnepr launch of two satellites was supposed to occur in 2015; GRACE-FO was to launch in 2017. Because ride-sharing is caring, SpaceX will send the next batch of Iridium NEXT satellites into orbit along with a pair of NASA gravity monitoring orbiters, GRACE-FO.

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  • NASA's InSight Spacecraft Makes Its First Course Correction toward Mars | Space Exploration
NASA's InSight Spacecraft Makes Its First Course Correction toward Mars | Space Exploration

The technique is called Feed Extended Drilling (FED) and involves keeping the drill's bit extended out past two stabilizer posts that were originally used to steady the drill against Martian rocks. Since then, engineers have been devising potential workarounds and testing them at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory ( JPL ) in Pasadena, California...

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  • Avengers Infinity War onward: A look at all Marvel films
Avengers Infinity War onward: A look at all Marvel films

Admittedly, having these names missing from Infinity War puts them in a prime position to come to the rescue in Avengers 4 , but Sharon could've just as easily been wiped out by Thanos' finger-snap moment. "Our beloved heroes will truly understand how fragile this reality is and the sacrifices that must be made to uphold it". The picture was...

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  • Sam Bennett Came Agonisingly Close To Yet Another Stage Win Today
Sam Bennett Came Agonisingly Close To Yet Another Stage Win Today

Viviani, who opened his Giro campaign with back-to-back stage wins and also won stage 13, is the first Italian to win four stages at a Giro since Ivan Basso in 2006, and extended his points classification lead over Bennett to 58 points. "But the final 10km, I really died a thousands deaths". "This is a big day for me to jump back into the top 10"...

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  • Ukraine Denies Paying Trump Lawyer for White House Meeting
Ukraine Denies Paying Trump Lawyer for White House Meeting

But Poroshenko needed a meeting that could be framed as "talks", a high-ranking Ukrainian intelligence officer told Wood. Cohen is under investigation by federal prosecutors, who last month conducted searches on his office and other locations.

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  • NFL Adopts New Anthem Policy to Quell Player Protests
NFL Adopts New Anthem Policy to Quell Player Protests

San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York said he abstained from voting, in part, due to the lack of player involvement in the decision process. The NFL Players Association announced it would study the new policy and challenge any aspects of it that the union found to be in violation of the sport's collective bargaining agreement.

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  • Caracas slams new U.S. anti-Venezuela sanctions as 'crime against humanity'
Caracas slams new U.S. anti-Venezuela sanctions as 'crime against humanity'

He said , "They must leave the country in 48 hours in protest and in defense of the dignity of the Venezuelan homeland..." The socialist leader won another six-year term Sunday in an election derided by opposition groups and many in the worldwide community.

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  • Congo announces six new confirmed cases of Ebola virus
Congo announces six new confirmed cases of Ebola virus

It also sent more than 35 vaccination experts to Mbandaka on 19 May, including 16 mobilized from West Africa for their previous experience in the field. The funds are going to World Health Organization in support of its joint strategic response plan with Congo's government. The spread of Ebola from a rural area to Mbandaka has raised alarm sinc...

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  • 9 dead in anti-Sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu
9 dead in anti-Sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu

According to initial information, nine people have been killed when the police opened fire and one is critical. More than 65 reported injured, including 12 who are seriously injured. "The Tamil Nadu govt is responsible for the violence and the loss of lives". It said around 20,000 people took out a rally against the company and became violent b...

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  • Palestinian FM to urge ICC to open Gaza probe
Palestinian FM to urge ICC to open Gaza probe

Israel said it took a "severe view" of the Palestinian request and called on the ICC to reject the " cynical step". Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki arrived on Tuesday at the independent court, based in The Hague, Netherlands, to meet with Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda.

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  • Janet Jackson Bags Billboard Icon Award
Janet Jackson Bags Billboard Icon Award

While JLo performed her new song, featuring DJ Khaled and Cardi B - who did not attend the award show , likely because she's pregnant with her first child, but instead performed her verse via video - Twitter was flooded with comments accusing the Shades of Blue actress of lip syncing rather than singing the song live for the first time .

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  • United States sanctions No. 2 official in Venezuela's Socialist party
United States sanctions No. 2 official in Venezuela's Socialist party

Additionally, the U.S. Treasury blacklisted businessman Rafael Alfredo Sarria Diaz, and blocked his three companies in Florida, 11420 Corp, Noor Plantation Investments LLC and SAI Advisors Inc. The number of Venezuelan military members arrested this year for desertion and rebellion is three and half times higher than it was just one year ago, acco...

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  • Apple reportedly ships 600k HomePods during Q1 as Amazon faces increasing competition
Apple reportedly ships 600k HomePods during Q1 as Amazon faces increasing competition

Apple now holds 6 percent of the market share, falling behind Alibaba by a small margin. Amazon was still the top contender, with shipments rising to 4 million from 2 million, but its market share nearly halved as competition in the sector heated up with the entrance of Alibaba, Apple and Xiaomi .

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  • Steam Link game-streaming app arrives on Google Play in beta
Steam Link game-streaming app arrives on Google Play in beta

But how exactly does this work and how can you play your PC games from your couch on a smaller device? With it, you can play your collection of Steam titles on your smartphone, provided you've a powerful computer to run said games and you're under the same roof.

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  • Dwarf planet's orbit could point to existence of Planet Nine
Dwarf planet's orbit could point to existence of Planet Nine

The research paper that is published on the "arXiv physics preprint server" has said that the Trans Neptunian objects are influenced by the 9 planet. The team called this object 2015 BP519, and its orbit around the sun is 35 to 862 times the radius of our planet's orbit around the sun.

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  • Samsung Galaxy J6 with Infinity Display Launch on May 21: Features, Specifications
Samsung Galaxy J6 with Infinity Display Launch on May 21: Features, Specifications

It's going to do just that with the Galaxy J6 , although India Today Tech has learned there may be at least one more Galaxy J phone coming along with Samsung's hallmark Infinity display in the days to come. It will be powered by the Exynos 7870 octa-core processor from Samsung, reported SamMobile and could come in three RAM and two storage com...

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