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Why is Twitter suffering while other social media thrives? Twitter revolutionized social media with the advent of 140-character messages. But a decade later, the platforms growth has stagnated while competing media services dominate the market, leading the company to consider selling the service.
The Christian Science Monitor | 2 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
BP's plan to contain oil spill in Great Australian Bight labelled 'flimsy' Wilderness Society says plan gives no clear indication where company would source equipment and people needed to contain a potential major spill BPs publicly available plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight dont give a clear indication of wh
The Guardian | 2 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Jordanian writer who shared anti-Islamic State caricature shot to death Yvette Hammett HullAMMAN, Jordan, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- A Jordanian writer who shared an anti-Islamic State caricature that outraged some Muslim groups, was shot to death outside an Amman courthouse Sunday.
United Press International | 6 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
John Lane obituary My friend John Lane, who has died aged 85, was a dedicated racing cyclist, a scientist with a wide knowledge of insects and, in particular, an authority on mosquitoes.Son of Jack, a joiner, and Alice, John was born in Jersey, and was always proud to be a
The Guardian | 6 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Harold Hillman obituary My brother Harold Hillman, who has died aged 85, was a biological scientist whose research had application in resuscitation, animal slaughter, execution techniques and the use of electric stun guns. He found that the lives of people and animals, such as n
The Guardian | 6 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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New report confirms grim outlook for elephants Elephant populations in Africa have declined by around 111,000 over the past ten years according to a new study presented at the Cites meeting in South Africa.
BBC News | 10 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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China Hunts for Scientific Glory, and Aliens, With New Telescope The telescope, which officially began operating on Sunday in a majestic but poor part of Guizhou Province, embodies China's ambitions as a scientific power.
New York Times | 10 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
European Space Agency accused of 'having a problem with promoting women' Rita Schulz says says she was shafted by management when she was dropped as lead scientist on Rosetta mission six months before its culminationA leading space scientist has accused the European Space Agency of having a problem with promoting women that ha
The Guardian | 11 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Meet 7 Celebrity Fossils and Find Out What Made Them Famous Read full story for latest details. | 11 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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China's colossal radio telescope begins testing The world's largest radio telescope has received its first signals from space and is now entering an intensive testing phase.
BBC News | 12 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend