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For more than a century, neuroscientists have known that nerve cells talk to one another across the small gaps between them, a process known as synaptic transmission. But the details of how this cruci
Astronomers have discovered a new type of exotic binary star: in the system AR Scorpii a rapidly spinning white dwarf star is powering electrons up to almost the speed of light. These high energy part
The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but said near-term risks to the U.S. economic outlook had diminished, opening the door to a resumption of monetary policy tightening this
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At the Republican Party national convention in Cleveland, serious differences were on display about US policy toward Russia and Ukraine. To those of us in Cleveland, there were two party conventions t
Like a cross between the Olympics and a military recruitment commercial, Russia's International Army Games kicks off in gritty style on Saturday. Over 3,000 military personnel from Russia and 19 other
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As Philae, the robotic lander, is finally switched off and the world says goodbye.
Jupiter's giant storm is somehow heating the planet's upper atmosphere - possibly by means of sound waves - astronomers discover.
Researchers at the University of Oklahoma have developed a robotic exoskeleton that allows infants at risk for cerebral palsy to crawl, promoting brain development and build new motor skills.
The fossil (pictured) of Heterodontosaurus tucki was analysed at the European Synchrotron Radiation Source (ESRF) in Grenoble, France.
Researchers from Boston University have studied the process of Jupiter's atmospheric heating since 2012. Temperatures recorded were much higher above the Great Red Spot.
Researchers from the University of Warwick uncovered this strange pair of stars using various Nasa and Esa telescopes. The star lies 380 light-years from Earth.
Mounted on the back of a truck, it is simply driven onto a building site, and can put down 1,000 bricks an hour using a 30m boom, allowing it to stay in a single position while it builds.
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A number of states – including Massachusetts and New York – mandate public reporting of mortality outcomes following certain cardiac procedures. While such reporting was originally intended to increas
In research that could inform prophylactic treatment approaches for pregnant women at risk of Zika virus infection, investigators conducted experiments in mice and identified six Zika virus antibodies
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews battling a deadly wildfire in rugged, drought-stricken terrain north of Los Angeles made steady progress in containing the blaze on Wednesday, after a bulldozer operator
The deaths of four children in hot cars in recent days has brought the number across the U.S. this year to at least 23, nearly matching the total for all of last year and prompting experts to plead fo
A drink developed for soldiers to generate energy from ketones allowed highly trained cyclists to add up to 400 meters of distance to their workouts, a new study reports. The supplement, which will be
Researchers developed an affordable way to monitor rivers and stream flow, 24/7, using open source products.
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NEW YORK, July 27 (Reuters) - Private equity firm Carlyle Group L.P. posted higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on Wednesday as a rebound in oil prices and a firmer global financial market bolster
July 26 (Reuters) - Online lender Social Finance Inc is unlikely to seek a banking license because its fast growth and involvement in unorthodox activities like dating services would make it hard to w
* H1 net loss at 54,145 euros ($59,499.94) Source text: http://bit.ly/2auHjlq Further company coverage: ($1 = 0.9100 euros) (Gdynia Newsroom)
NAIROBI, July 27 (Reuters) - Kenya's parliament on Wednesday passed amendments to its banking act to cap commercial banks' lending rates at 4 percentage points above the central bank's benchmark rate,
SARAJEVO, July 27 (Reuters) - Croatia is to sell stakes in two hotel groups for about 402 million kuna ($59.06 million), the country's privatisation agency said on Wednesday, part of government plans
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July 26 (Reuters) - Online lender Social Finance Inc is unlikely to seek a banking license because its fast growth and involvement in unorthodox activities like dating services would make it hard to w
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UPDATE 2-Carlyle Q2 earnings beat forecasts, aided by oil recovery

NEW YORK, July 27 (Reuters) - Private equity firm Carlyle Group L.P. posted higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on Wednesday as a rebound in oil prices and a firmer global financial market bolster
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Fast growth, dating services come between Sofi and bank license -CEO

July 26 (Reuters) - Online lender Social Finance Inc is unlikely to seek a banking license because its fast growth and involvement in unorthodox activities like dating services would make it hard to w
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BRIEF-Societe de Tayninh H1 net loss at 54,145 euros

* H1 net loss at 54,145 euros ($59,499.94) Source text: http://bit.ly/2auHjlq Further company coverage: ($1 = 0.9100 euros) (Gdynia Newsroom)
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UPDATE 1-Kenya's parliament passes law to cap bank lending rates

NAIROBI, July 27 (Reuters) - Kenya's parliament on Wednesday passed amendments to its banking act to cap commercial banks' lending rates at 4 percentage points above the central bank's benchmark rate,
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Croatia to sell stakes in two hotel groups

SARAJEVO, July 27 (Reuters) - Croatia is to sell stakes in two hotel groups for about 402 million kuna ($59.06 million), the country's privatisation agency said on Wednesday, part of government plans
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Czech cabinet approves investment deal with GE Aviation

PRAGUE, July 27 (Reuters) - The Czech government approved a deal with GE Aviation on Wednesday for an investment in a new turboprop engine plant that will cost an estimated 350 million euros ($384.76
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UPDATE 1-Fast growth, dating services come between Sofi and bank license -CEO

July 26 (Reuters) - Online lender Social Finance Inc is unlikely to seek a banking license because its fast growth and involvement in unorthodox activities like dating services would make it hard to w
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Investors chasing dividends find easy, but risky, pickings

NEW YORK, July 27 (Reuters) - Investors disappointed with tepid bond yields have been hunting for income in the stock market - boosting to near record highs the outperformance of dependable dividend p
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BRIEF-Univest Corporation Of Pennsylvania Q2 earnings per share $0.27

* Says net interest income of $23.5 million for Q2 of 2016 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom; +1 646 223 8780)
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Can I bring Jeremy Bentham's mummified head as a carry-on item? Passenger's hilarious question to airport security

Plane passengers often try and sneak weird things past security. So it perhaps came as no surprise to the US TSA to be asked about bringing the mummified head of an English philosopher on board.
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Karina Smirnoff shows off her breathtaking figure on holiday at Mexican resort

Karina Smirnoff is principally known for hoofing and dropping fiancés, but the Dancing With The Stars winner is dab hand at vacationing in style as well, luxuriating at Loreto's Villa Del Palmar.
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Disney: Insider look at Epcot's Royal Sommerhus

This is the beginning of our video series that chronicles some behind-the-scenes action from new attractions at Walt Disney World. We're starting at Epcot with Royal Sommerhus, the meet-and-greet a

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World's largest wooden ship sails into Sydney [Photos]

Tenacious is the largest operative wooden ship in the world (at 65 metres and with a mast height of 39 metres).
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Nova Scotia Outhouse Museum the number one destination for all things number two

The Outhouse Museum began as a request over an afternoon spot of tea.
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Guillermo del Toro's horror artifacts on display in Los Angeles

Guillermo Del Toro's horror art collection is to be exhibited at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
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Kananaskis, Alta., upgrades to make room for large recreation vehicles

CALGARY - Recreation areas in the Ghost public land use zone, a 1,500-square-kilometre tract east of Banff National Park, will be upgraded to accommodate large recreation vehicles, Travel Alberta says
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Knott's Berry Farm: Wild West meets modern thrills

Knott's Berry Farm may not be as trendy as Disneyland and Universal's Wizarding World, but its blend of Wild West charms and modern thrill rides -- and an affordable ticket price -- make it well worth
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New at Disneyland: 'Frozen' stage show, new rides

There are plenty of new things to discover at Disneyland and California Adventure this year, and we're not just talking 'Star Wars' attractions. The popular Soarin' ride has gone global, and Elsa and
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