by | December 14, 2017 | 17:10

Streetlights could be replaced by glowing trees , after scientists discovered how to make plants shine in the dark. Glowing MIT logo printed on the leaf of an arugula plant. At the start, the researchers were able to make the plants glow for about 45 minutes, but this was improved into 3.5 hours. While the light emitted by these plants is not now bright enough to light the outdoors or even a desk, the researchers hope that further optimisations would allow them to improve the ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 03:39

It takes a few days for the vaccine to become effective. It doesn't work!' " Saul said. "If you've had the flu vaccine and you still get the flu you are much less likely to be hospitalized with pneumonia, than if you didn't have the vaccine at all", said Dr.

by | December 14, 2017 | 03:27

An average of 10 million customers had enrolled and paid for Obamacare individual insurance as of September 15, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Wednesday, down from 12.2 million who signed up at the beginning of the year.

by | December 14, 2017 | 03:06

The word " feminism " has been part of most conversations this year. Speaking at a conservative event, she said she found it hard for describe herself as a feminist because she was not "anti-male" and "pro-abortion". Company lexicographer and editor at large, Peter Sokolowski, says the word hung in the air throughout the year. Merriam-Webster said " feminism " was the most looked-up word in its online dictionary, with the term generating 70% more searches than previous year.

by | December 13, 2017 | 21:27

In addition to their jail sentences, Shyma and director Mohamed Gamal were also fined 10,000 pounds (£420) each. She was sentenced along with Gamal to two years in prison yesterday (December 13) for "inciting debauchery". "I didn't imagine all this would happen and that I would be subjected to such a strong attack from everyone, as a young singer ... who has dreamt from a young age of being a singer", she wrote.

by | December 13, 2017 | 10:22

As the Affordable Care Act enrollment season enters the home stretch, some worry that a surge of signups will slow down the federal exchange and clog call centers. He's also supporting legislation to stabilize the insurance exchanges - which have seen spikes in premiums this year and loss of some insurers. "We've enrolled a lot of people (this year) who have opted out of their employers' insurance" because of rising premiums and deductibles, Bell said.

by | December 13, 2017 | 08:12

The group, which comprises 225 investment funds managing more than $26 trillion in assets, said it will focus its efforts on 100 of the world's largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters. France announced a raft of 12 non-binding commitments, from a $300 million pledge to fight desertification to accelerating the transition towards a decarbonised economy.

by | December 13, 2017 | 06:07

In the past five years, MA saw a 69 percent increase in drug deaths, or an addition of 8-plus deaths per 100,000 people. Colorado remains one of the least obese states in the country. The rate of immunization among children 19 to 35 months dropped significantly (75.4 percent to 67 percent) moving the state ranking to 42nd while overall adolescent immunization rates improved by six places (40th to 34th).

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:38

He detailed his findings in a lengthy Reddit post that now has hundreds of responses. The user chose to perform a research of sorts and experienced better scores on Geekbench after replacing the old battery with a new one. This did not change wether I had low power mode on or off. If the only thing that was keeping you from owning an iPhone X , then this news is for you as Apple may come with a toned down variant of the phone with the name, iPhone Xc.

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:17

Apple said Shazam would be a "natural fit" with its Apple Music streaming service and would help users discover new songs. According to TechCrunch , Snapchat and Spotify were among the other companies that expressed interest in purchasing Shazam , which has been downloaded over a billion times across a wide array of platforms.

by | December 12, 2017 | 16:41

Dr. Kyle Sue, at Memorial University, says evidence may suggest that men are not exaggerating their symptoms, but instead have weaker immune systems to fight the virus, as reported by CBC News . After his analysis of man flu-defined as "a cold or similar minor ailment as experienced by a man who is regarded as exaggerating the severity of the symptoms"-Sue had good news for male sufferers everywhere".

by | December 12, 2017 | 01:12

Gasoline prices in ME have fallen about 6 cents a gallon over the last month, and now stand at a statewide average of $2.48. With demand decreasing, AAA expects prices to keep getting lower as we head towards the end of the season. The U.S. average is now 26 cents higher than this time previous year. This is the typical time of the year - leading up to Christmas and New Year's - when gasoline prices come down.

by | December 11, 2017 | 22:50

Okorocha who was speaking at the Adekunle Ajasin University, in Ondo State where he was bestowed with a honorary doctorate degree said Atiku is a major force and his exit from the party shouldn't be dismissed with a wave of the hand. "Governors alone do not determine the standard bearer of a party", he said. "If you recall, I said for Buhari I would have run for Presidency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria".

by | December 11, 2017 | 22:28

However, after Vijay failed to open the door despite repeated knocking, they broke open the door only to find him hanging from the fan. It is being said that Sai was under a lot of stress due to personal and financial problems. The exact cause of death still has not been determined yet. Vijay Sai made his debut in the Telugu film industry in 2001 and has acted in several hit films like Bommarillu, Ammayilu Abbayilu.

by | December 11, 2017 | 21:32

The petition, filed in September by the LGBT group Lambda Legal , sought clarification the nationwide prohibition on sex discrimination in the workplace under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to cases of lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:55

Health officials say there are a number of signs pointing to a potentially rough flu season . "My kids went and got one on Tuesday, so I figured I should get one", she said. Each flu vaccine protects against either three or four different strains of flu, but one component, the H3N2 strain, seems especially weak. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ), flu season in the United States peaks between December and February, with the cases of influenza reaching ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 16:51

Police confirmed one person is in custody but were not yet identifying the device used. New York City's official emergency notification channel reported police activity at Port Authority , a massive transit hub in Midtown Manhattan, on Monday morning.

by | December 10, 2017 | 14:05

The current ban is the third version from the administration. Mooppan also told the 13 judges that the Supreme Court had sent a "strong signal" by ruling that the travel order could be implemented. The judges differed on whether they should consider Trump's statements and tweets. Several judges, however, appeared skeptical. Supreme Court this week, will restrict entry of immigrants from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Somalia, Venezuela, and Yemen with restrictions being "tailored ...

by | December 10, 2017 | 12:07

Today severe gales are hitting parts of the United Kingdom as Storm Caroline arrives - with forecasters warning of a danger to life amid "devastating" gusts in some areas - although Shropshire is likely to miss the worst of this. There have been snow showers across high ground in Scotland. A less severe yellow warning is in place for much of Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern, central and southwestern England.

by | December 10, 2017 | 10:35

Asmir Begovic saved a stoppage-time Christian Benteke penalty as Bournemouth clung onto a 2-2 draw at Crystal Palace and consigned the luckless Eagles back to the foot of the Premier League. All of the goals came in a topsy-turvy first half which saw Jermain Defoe break the deadlock after only 10 minutes and a late flurry of goals just before the interval.

by | December 10, 2017 | 06:39

The statement said the promotion and protection of their rights was "crucial" for stability, economic growth and development of the country. And it is important to note that nine initiatives proposed in 1945's Cuba became part of the final declaration, and that Cuba was the country that entrusted the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations in San Francisco to prepare the declaration as early as 1946.

by | December 10, 2017 | 06:25

Left with the task of rebuilding at 173 for three at tea, New Zealand were dealt another blow in the third over following the resumption when Ross Taylor (16) attempted to cut one too close to him from pacer Kemar Roach, and top-edged a catch to Dowrich who pouched it on the second attempt.

by | December 10, 2017 | 04:19

North County's Lilac wildfire is now 20 percent contained as firefighters keep close watch on the potential for strong winds and focus on hotspots and embers that could ignite islands of vegetation the fire hasn't yet scorched. Among the evacuated sites were Bonsall High School, Sullivan Middle School and all neighborhoods along West Lilac Road. "The Santa Ana winds are predicted to die down by the afternoon, and with that, the breeze from the ocean will pick up", said Ventura County ...

by | December 09, 2017 | 22:46

The knock that Silva played was a record knock too. The exact reason and the extent of the injury are yet to be known. Where is the India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI being held? He had scored a brilliant 119 in the second innings to bat out for the major part of the final day.

by | December 09, 2017 | 22:06

Kejriwal maintained that his government was not against private hospitals and would not interfere with their functioning. The parents said they were told by the hospital that both the babies were stillborn. Therefore, we've made a decision to cancel this hospital's licence. Delhi police on December 3sent a notice to the hospital on the issue of medical negligence, following which, the hospital terminated the services of two doctors, Dr AP Mehta and Dr Vishal Gupta on December 4.