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Where's Buzz? Cheerios to bring back bees

Where's Buzz? Cheerios to bring back bees

Pollination of most food crops actually occurs by wind and self-pollination, but bees do account for a 10 to 40 percent crop yields for some types of food crops, like strawberries, sunflowers, and chestnuts. However, despite our government conducting this report in 2014, NNIs are still widely used here. Pollinators play a vital role in plant reproduction. Read More

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Google buys Kaggle and prepares to dominate AI

Google buys Kaggle and prepares to dominate AI

It came in the middle of Schmidt's keynote - essentially a sales pitch to attendees telling them why they need to hurry up and move all their data and systems to Google's cloud services. Our retailers, whether they like it or not, are under fire from other global organizations, but data is their intellectual property and we are going to give them the ability to make the most of their data". Read More

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How To Check The Results Of Punjab Assembly Elections 2017

How To Check The Results Of Punjab Assembly Elections 2017

It was, however, unclear which methodology the various agencies followed to reach the results as the Bombay high court had issued a clear ban on exit polls during the elections. The Samajwadi Party - Congress alliance is expected to get just 120 seats, down from the 252 seats the SP won in the 2012 Assembly elections. Manipur - with 60 seats - looks to be heading for a BJP government, reported NDTV . Read More

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How would Tony Romo impact Paxton Lynch?

They will play on Thursday, have Friday off and conduct a light practice prior to Jones' induction ceremony on August 5 in Canton, Ohio. The only way Romo signs with the Texans is if money is not an issue because the Broncos can afford to pay him a lot more since they have about $43 million in cap space opposed to Houston's $24 million. Read More

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Labor Dept. proposes delay for investor protection rule

Labor Dept. proposes delay for investor protection rule

The controversial rule would expand the definition of fiduciary. But under the proposal , which will be officially published Thursday, the rule would not take full effect until June 9. "This proposal to delay the fiduciary rule is clearly part of the administration's plan to undo it altogether", said Lisa Donner, executive director of Americans for Financial Reform, a nonpartisan coalition of civil rights groups, consumer advocates and labor groups. Read More

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Manchester City's Aleix Garcia eager to prove himself to Pep Guardiola

Manager Pep Guardiola was keen to avoid an embarrassing upset, sending out a strong starting XI which had young Aleix Garcia as the only unfamiliar player in the line up. Jesus had usurped Aguero in the pecking order following a fine start to life in the Premier League, but since returning to the line-up in place of Jesus the Argentine has started to produce the kind of form urged by Guardiola since the start of the season. Read More

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Senate Confirms Montana Representative Ryan Zinke to Lead Interior Department

Zinke cleared his confirmation vote by a final tally of 68-31, a solidly bipartisan outcome considering the consternation and resistance Democrats have put up against some (but not all) of Trump's cabinet picks. In addition, the former Montana congressman defended the "multiple use" of federal lands that would allow recreational use to be combined with mining and energy exploitation. Read More

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New "carousel" feature lets you upload multiple photos and videos at once

You can tap a filter at the bottom of the screen to apply it to every photo and video you've selected, or tap individual photos or videos to edit them and add filters individually. Rather than just sharing a single photo or video at a time, users can now group together multiple posts in Instagram's new "album" feature. You can also rearrange the order the photos and videos will appear by holding down and dragging. Read More

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Cuomo: Solar power explodes in NY with state, private support

The plants will be located at sites across Florida, including three previously announced locations in Alachua, Putnam and DeSoto counties. According to reports, London-based solar developer Eco Energy World (EEW) has plans to build a 280 MW solar farm near Bouldercombe in Queensland, with construction expected to commence as early as the third quarter of this year. Read More

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Samsung will soon sell refurbished versions of the Galaxy Note 7

Now, it looks like Samsung is planning to put the handsets to use by refurbishing the recalled units with a new battery and releasing the device into the market again. Unfortunately, these new Galaxy Note 7 will not be available anywhere and meltyStyle tells you more. Still, consumers might be hesitant to pick up a refurbished Note 7 after all of the bad press the phone received previous year. Read More

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Potential Branden Albert trade fits into Jaguars' win-now mode

Potential Branden Albert trade fits into Jaguars' win-now mode

He allowed just four sacks in the 13 games he played in the regular season and playoffs despite playing with a ligament tear in his wrist for the second half of the season. According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald , the team hit the pause button on releasing Albert as they weigh trade offers for him. They point to how well the Dolphins played last season when the entire line was healthy. Read More

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L&T aerospace unit plays role in ISRO launch of 104 satellites

L&T aerospace unit plays role in ISRO launch of 104 satellites

Vice President Hamid Ansari in a statement said: "This has been a history-scripting effort of launching 104 satellites in a single launch". By sending a flock of 104 satellites all at once into space just within minutes, which almost tripled the previous record for a single-day satellite launch, it has established India as a "key player" in the growing commercial market for space-based surveillance and communication in not just Asia but in the entire world. Read More

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Predicting autism: Researchers find autism biomarkers in infancy

The project's other clinical sites included the University of Washington, Washington University in St. Louis, and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The researchers found that brain differences at 6 and 12 months of age in infants with older siblings with autism correctly predicted eight out of ten infants who would later meet criteria for autism at 24 months of age in comparison to those infants with older ASD siblings who did not meet criteria for autism at 24 months. Read More

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Pokemon Go evolves: 80 new creatures, 4 new features

The little critters are being pulled from Pokemon Gold and Silver's Johto region , and while we don't have a complete list, we know that Chikorita , Cyndaquil and Totodile are included. "Today is a momentous occasion for Pokemon GO as we welcome more Pokemon and build upon the encounter and capture mechanics for the passionate global community of Trainers playing the game", Niantic boss John Hanke said. Read More

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Scientists Discover Over 100 New Exoplanets

An global team of astronomers has released a massive dataset detailing the characteristics of over 1,600 "neighborhood" stars, in an effort to involve the public in the ongoing effort to discover nearby exoplanets . "However, even before HIRES was installed, our team worked out a technique for making HIRES an effective exoplanet hunter". The 1,600 candidates in the data set are all within 100 parsecs of Earth (that's around 325 light years), and individual observations last from 30 ... Read More

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