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  • How did solar energy get so cheap? UW prof probes history of technology 16 Jun 2019 10:19 www.madison.com When Greg Nemet began studying solar energy in 2002, it was largely a novelty in the United States, popular with tree-huggers and niche markets, but not considered a viable alternative to traditional fossil fuels. Today, large-scale solar farms are more …
  • Paul Batura: Big families bring more happiness than big houses 16 Jun 2019 10:02 FOX News Wealthy buyers from high tax states are moving to the Sunshine State for bigger homes with lower taxes. Does a larger house necessarily lead to a happier life? A paper by Clément Bellet with the London School of Economics suggests the answer is no. …
  • Why liberal Jews are really not informed 16 Jun 2019 09:05 The American Thinker Is it any wonder that most American Jews who do not read any conservative news outlets are completely clueless about the perfidy of the Democrat Party and its leftist partners? At the Jewish Week, one learns that "Ilhan Omar is Joining [the] Newly …
  • Airport Drone Incidents Spur Development of C-UAS 16 Jun 2019 09:01 Aviation International News Recent incidents have shone a spotlight on the need for counter-unmanned aerial systems (C-UAS) in the airport market, with manufacturers set to showcase their systems here at the Paris Air Show. In December, UAS sightings at Gatwick Airport led to the …
  • Nephrology and Public Policy Committee (NPPC) aims to intensify research activity 16 Jun 2019 07:52 Great Reporter Epidemiological and clinical research and public policy in Europe are generally considered to be comprehensive and successful – and the European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) is playing a key role in the field of …
  • Back-to-back homers by Naylor, Benson fuel Lake County win 16 Jun 2019 07:48 Odessa American FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- Bo Naylor and Will Benson connected on back-to-back homers in the first inning to help lead the Lake County Captains to a 7-4 victory over Fort Wayne TinCaps on Saturday. Naylor hit a two-run shot before Benson hit a solo shot as …
  • Big whales eat tiny fish at hatchery buffets 16 Jun 2019 07:40 SitNews By LAUREN FRISCH   June 15, 2019 Saturday PM (SitNews) - At the Hidden Falls Hatchery in Chatham Strait, three whales have tapped into a yearly all-you-can-eat buffet. The whales have learned that the hatchery releases juvenile salmon in the same place …
  • The five: unsung female scientists 16 Jun 2019 07:22 The Guardian Contemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque at the Oldham hospitals involved. Attempts by one of the two men credited with the discovery …
  • Workers see job promises vanish as bosses pocket Trump tax windfall 16 Jun 2019 07:22 The Guardian Stephen Smith worked at an AT&T call center in Meriden, Connecticut, for over 20 years before the giant telecoms company announced it was closing the city’s three call centers in February 2019. “At 46 years old, I’m looking for a new job,” Smith said. …
  • Stelia Showcases Bespoke Seats and Aerostructures Specialties 16 Jun 2019 07:21 Aviation International News Bespoke first class and business class seats—developed for Airbus and Turkish Airlines—are among the aerostructure products and specialties Stelia Aerospace (Hall 2a, A252) is highlighting at the 53rd International Paris Air Show. Stelia unveiled in April …
  • Viasat Plans to Scan the Heavens From a Post in the Outback 16 Jun 2019 07:21 San Diego Business Journal This 7.3-meter satellite dish is similar to the infrastructure Viasat plans to put in Australia. Photo courtesy of Viasat Inc. Viasat Inc. is planning a multimillion-dollar infrastructure project. The Carlsbad-based space technology company intends to …
  • Tips for spotting US recession before it becomes official 16 Jun 2019 07:12 Indian Express Recession fears ebbed Friday as solid retail sales suggested consumer spending remains healthy. (Representational) As the US nears a record-long expansion in July, the conversation is increasingly turning to when it will all end. Recessions are inherently …
  • Dubai Maritime Cluster Office and the Irish Maritime Development Office Boost Maritime Collaboration 16 Jun 2019 07:04 Al Bawaba Dubai Maritime Cluster Office (DMCO) of Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has joined forces with the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) to further boost the maritime collaboration between the two as both work towards strengthening their respective …
  • Say hello to summer 16 Jun 2019 06:52 The Times Republican T-R PHOTO BY GARRY BRANDENBURG - An immature common loon at Sand Lake seemed to enjoy warm air temps and longer days. While observing this common loon in water not too far from the Sand Lake boat ramp, the big bird would dive to chase fish unseen by humans …
  • A rainmaker's confessions 16 Jun 2019 06:48 CricInfo © Getty Images These short reveries and musings from our ace team of writers and correspondents are a celebration of the things that make the World Cup worth watching, dreaming of and reading about. By Sharda Ugra Once I was confirmed as the tournament…
  • India can boost exports of 300 products to US, China amid trade war: Report 16 Jun 2019 06:42 The Economic Times New Delhi: The ongoing trade war between the US and China offers an opportunity to India for boosting exports of as many 350 products such as chemicals and granite to these countries, a study by the Commerce Ministry has said. The identification of these …
  • Quality of life survey finds little change 16 Jun 2019 06:31 The Journal Gazette Ball State researchers say Allen County experienced little change in quality of life from 2012 to 2018.  The Community Asset Inventory and Rankings by Michael Hicks, Srikant Devaraj and David Terrell examine numerous factors, including people, health, …
  • Weighing The Week Ahead: A De Facto Expansion Of The Fed's Mandate? 16 Jun 2019 06:17 Seeking Alpha The economic calendar is normal, highlighting housing data, leading indicators, and the FOMC decision. The pundit conversation remains all about the Fed, but a new angle is getting more attention. The talking heads will not raise the question explicitly – …
  • Your Watershed column: Unpacking snowpack in the Upper Colorado Basin 16 Jun 2019 05:47 Citizen Telegram Everyone is talking about snowpack this year. The news boasts epic-sounding statistics for snowpack that is “649 percent of normal,” “128 percent of average,” “440 percent of median,” or, my personal favorite, “1,776 percent of last year.” One need not …
  • Happy birthday wifi, how did we ever live without it (by someone who never has)? 16 Jun 2019 05:46 Herald Scotland If you can believe it, wifi is 20 years old this month. To celebrate the big occasion, Charlotte Cohen – born in the same year as wifi – tries her very best to understand what life was like before wifi and how it’s changed our lives Do you think you could …