Month: March 2017

Nicaragua’s Momotombo Volcano Has Erupted For the First Time in 100 Years

After over 100 years of relative quiet, Nicaragua’s Momotombo erupted last night with an impressive display. The post Nicaragua’s Momotombo Volcano Has Erupted For the First Time in 100 Years appeared first on WIRED. Source: Science News ScienceWIRED

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Turning down the lights

Paris may be the city of lights, but engineers in France are trying a new way to reduce municipal electric bills. Streetlights. Today, on Engineering Works! It’s not Paris, but people in the French city of Toulouse still like to have their streets lit at night. There’s a problem, though. The city’s electric bills are…

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Financial planning conference focuses on investing decisions

Media Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Nathan Harness, 979-862-2527, nharness@tamu.edu BRYAN – Financial planners, advisors and students attending the sixth annual Financial Planning Conference held recently in Bryan learned about issues involved in investment decisions. The conference featured discussions about ethics for financial advisors, recognizing emotions in decision-making, designing portfolios, using social media…

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Britain’s major banks pass stress tests

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England says the country’s seven biggest lenders have passed stress tests designed to see if they withstand deterioration in global economic conditions. Source: Business – The Eagle APBusinessLondon

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Amazing Micrographs Show What Cells Really Look Like

The photos in this gallery show the tiny building blocks of life in rich, strange detail. The post Amazing Micrographs Show What Cells Really Look Like appeared first on WIRED. Source: Science News ScienceWIRED

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World stocks rise as Japan data mends, yuan status welcomed

TOKYO (AP) — World stock markets were mostly higher after improved Japanese data and as IMF inclusion of the yuan in its basket of major currencies raised confidence in China’s progress toward financi Source: Business – The Eagle APBusinessChinaIMF

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Audi Will Unleash Self-Parking Cars in a Bid to Fix Urban Gridlock

A new partnership between a city and a the German automaker could be a vital move in how we built cities around cars in the future. The post Audi Will Unleash Self-Parking Cars in a Bid to Fix Urban Gridlock appeared first on WIRED. Source: Technology – Wired

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Blinn College Trustees Last Meeting Without Brazos County Members Approves New Student Housing in Brenham

Two Brazos County appointees to the Blinn College board of trustees officially join the governing body Tuesday. But they were on the sideline as the Washington County members of the board held a special meeting Monday where approval was given to negotiate with a private company to develop new student housing on the Brenham campus….

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New Horizons Just Sent the Sharpest Pluto Photos It Can Get

These images—the first in a series of high-res shots NASA will release in the coming weeks—are the sharpest humans will ever see of Pluto’s surface. The post New Horizons Just Sent the Sharpest Pluto Photos It Can Get appeared first on WIRED. Source: Science News NASANew HorizonsScienceWIRED

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The ISS Resupply Rocket Is Full of Sweet Science Experiments

The Orbital ATK spacecraft is full of science to do on board the International Space Station. The post The ISS Resupply Rocket Is Full of Sweet Science Experiments appeared first on WIRED. Source: Science News International Space StationScienceSpacestationWIRED

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