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Saturday, August 2, 2014
U.S. scientists have identified a gene mutation that appears to be common in people who attempt or commit suicide, a finding that could lead to a blood test to predict risk.
2014/8/2
The suite of space-age tools loaded on NASA's next robotic vehicle, bound for the Red Planet in 2020, will include a device for making oxygen out of carbon dioxide.
2014/8/2
Propene (丙稀), also known as propylene or methylethylene, is an unsaturated organic compound with the chemical formula C3H6. Propene is a byproduct of oil refining and natural gas processing. During oil refining, ethylene, propene, and other compounds are produced as a result of cracking larger hydrocarbon molecules to produce hydrocarbons more in demand.
2014/8/2
Mayors mobilize to carry out pipeline inspections
Taipei City Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌), New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫), Taichung Mayor Jason Hu (胡志強) and Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te (賴清德) yesterday made individual statements and announcements with the aim of conducting inspections on underground pipelines in the wake of the devastating accident in Kaohsiung.
2014/8/2
Hitchhiking robot thumbs its way across Canada
A talking robot assembled from household odds and ends is hitchhiking thousands of kilometers across Canada this summer as part of a social experiment to see if those of its kind can trust humans.
2014/8/2
Friday, August 1, 2014
Far from being perfectly round, the Moon has a weird shape, with a highland bulge on the side facing the Earth and another bulge on its far side — a riddle that has fascinated scientists for decades.
2014/8/1
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Solar boat on Greek prehistoric errand
The world's largest solar boat, the catamaran PlanetSolar, will embark on a Greek mission to find one of the oldest sites inhabited by man in Europe, an organizer said Monday.
2014/7/30
The U.S. space agency's Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another celestial body, NASA said Monday.
2014/7/30
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Scientists on Sunday laid bare the genetic codes of African rice and a type of wild tomato, data they said should help breed more resilient crops.
2014/7/29
Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments.
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