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1 hr ago | Medical News

Biologists identify signaling pathway that switches on calorie-burning process in brown fat cells

Biologists at The Scripps Research Institute have identified a signaling pathway that switches on a powerful calorie-burning process in brown fat cells.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Scripps Research Institute, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Cell Biology

5 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Two small earthquakes rattle East Tenn.

Two small earthquakes rattle East Tenn. Two small earthquakes rattled East Tennessee Friday.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Scientists are now watching polar bears from space

The old-fashioned way to keep tabs on polar bears is to capture and tag them, a difficult and potentially dangerous process for both the animals and humans involved.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Sports

13 hrs ago | NewsLI.com

NYSERDA Announces Availability of Information About Nearly 10,000...

Part of Government Transparency Effort, Information Includes Town, County, Cost, Power Generation Capacity for Projects in NYSERDA's Open PV Enrollment Programs Over the Past 10 Years The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority announced the availability of details for nearly 10,000 solar projects that have participated in ... (more)

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Related Topix: New York, New York Government, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

17 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Florida preserve brings wolves, people together

At Seacrest Wolf Preserve in northern Florida, billed as the largest such facility in the Southeast, owners Cynthia and Wayne Watkins say they raise their wolves to become accustomed to humans - and for a $25 fee, they even let visitors mingle with a wolf pack.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Battle Ground, IN

19 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

United States : Pacific Engineering bags multi-year production and technical services

As per the contract, PEI formulated the RSG Cradle and Composite Canisters, in addition, PEI would also manufacture and supply nearly 24 RSG Launch Cradles and 160 Composite Canisters.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

Thu Jul 31, 2014

National Geographic

Oklahoma Grapples With Earthquake Spike-And Evidence of Industry's Role

Bricks fell from three sides of this home in Sparks, Oklahoma, after two earthquakes hit the area in less than 24 hours in November 2011.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Sparks, OK, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Oil & Gas, Guthrie, OK

News9 Oklahoma City

3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near Perry

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 1:09 a.m. Its epicenter was located 14 miles west of Perry, 19 miles east, southeast of Enid, and 57 miles north of Oklahoma City.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

The Times

Louisiana groundwater program may need $900,000

Scott Angelle, chairman of the Water Resources commission, said staff will be drafting a letter in the next month outlining the importance of the monitoring and the need for continued funding.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, US Geological Survey

The Baltimore Sun

Quakes strike Myanmar, India's Andaman Islands; no tsunami warning

Earthquakes of magnitude 6.2 and 6.1 struck Myanmar and India's Andaman islands on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Geology, Science

Business Journal

Study predicts urban "megalopolis" stretching from Raleigh to Atlanta

Without major changes in land development, urban areas in the Southern United States will likely double in size by 2060 and create an urban "megalopolis" that stretches from Raleigh to Atlanta, according to a new study by the U.S. Department of Interior's Southeast Climate Science Center and North Carolina State University .

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Related Topix: North Carolina State University, Agriculture, Science, US Geological Survey

Narooma News

221 steps in new Hillcrest stairway: photos

BOTTOM PLATFORM: Standing on the bottom platform at the base of the Hillcrest Avenue stairway are works supervisor Steve Dobson, divisional manager for technical services Greg Miller and mayor Lindsay Brown.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

NJ.com

Princeton seeks to become first town in Mercer County to ban fracking

The controversial process of hydraulic fracturing extracts natural gas by pumping water and chemicals into underground shale formations, fracturing the rock and releasing the natural gas.

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Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Mercer County, NJ, US Geological Survey, Geology, Science, Chris Christie, US Governors, Middlesex County, NJ

WLNE-TV Providence

US blacklists North Korean shipping companies

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Urban Institute, Associated Press, Drugs, Pennsylvania, UC Los Angeles

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Correction: Debt Study story

In a story July 29 about consumer debt reported to collection agencies, The Associated Press erroneously indicated that 80 percent of Americans have no debt on file.

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Related Topix: Urban Institute, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Credit Card Debt, Texas

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Epic Sciences raises $30 million

Epic Sciences , a spinoff of The Scripps Research Institute developing cancer diagnostics, has raised $30 million from venture capital investors, and appointed Greg Lucier as board chairman.

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Related Topix: Scripps Research Institute, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Excaliard Pharmaceuticals, Cell Biology, Biology, Science

Medical News Today

Genetic mutations linked to salivary gland tumors

Research conducted at the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has discovered links between a set of genes known to promote tumor growth and mucoepidermoid carcinoma, an oral cancer that affects the salivary glands.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Scripps Research Institute, Oral Cancer, Health

SlashGear.com

EV makers form Smart Grid platform for cleverer charging

The days of plugging a smart electric car into a dumb outlet may be numbered, with eight of the top auto firms joining forces with power companies to work out a universal "smart grid" standard for charging EVs and hybrids.

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Related Topix: Electric Power Research Institute, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Run Shelby Run: WTAMU graduate to run across U.S.

This run has been independently organized and is exclusively for the benefit of those suffering from muscle diseases, as well as their families.

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Related Topix: Muscular Dystrophy Association

Tri-cityherald.com

Business Highlights

Dustin Moskovitz has learned a lot about communication since he teamed up with his college roommate Mark Zuckerberg to create Facebook a decade ago.

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Related Topix: Mark Zuckerberg, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, WebMD, Urban Institute, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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