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Month: February 2017

Darlington power plant helps fuel NASA’s space exploration – CTV News

A local nuclear plant is stepping up to ensure NASA’s ongoing exploration of deep space continues for years to come. CTV News Toronto has learned that the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station in Clarington, Ont. will produce and harvest Plutonium-238, a spacecraft fueling agent, for NASA. Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and its venture arm, Canadian Nuclear […]

Move over Elf, The Helper Hare™ is here

We are excited to bring this new character to life. The fun you have at Christmas with your elf, can now be had at Easter and throughout the year with The Helper Hare™. Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 28, 2017 Envision Kidz LLC, is egg-cited to announce the release of our character The Helper Hare™. […]

International media unite against fake news – Phys.Org

AFP’s global news director Michele Leridon said media rivalry needed to be put to one side, because “The core values of our profession are under attack,” she said A group of 37 French and international media outlets, supported by Google, on Tuesday launched “CrossCheck”, a joint fact-checking platform aimed at detecting fake information which could […]

Should artificial intelligence be used in science publishing? – PRI

Advances in automation technology mean that robots and artificial intelligence programs are capable of performing an ever-greater share of our work, including collecting and analyzing data. For many people, automated colleagues are still just office chatter, not reality, but the technology is already disrupting industries once thought to be just for humans. Case in point: […]

U.S.-backed Iraqi forces close in on IS-held Mosul government buildings

By Isabel Coles and Maher Chmaytelli MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) – U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on Tuesday battled their way to within firing range of Mosul’s main government buildings, a major target in the offensive to dislodge Islamic State militants from their remaining stronghold in the western side of the city. Terrified civilians were fleeing the fighting, […]

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