Publication: French Tribune

First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Poachers put Ontario turtles at risk

Turtle population across southern Ontario is at risk due to increasing activities of poachers, who sell them on the black market as aquarium novelties or food.Researcher and conservationist Rob Brooks said poachers illegally catch turtles and sell them ... [Published French Tribune - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Risk, poaching, Species
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

FCC approves an overhaul of E-Rate program

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has recently given its approval to theoverhaul of the E-Rate program, paving the way for a $5 billion funding for Wi-Fi networks in US schools.The E-Rate program is a part of the US Universal Service Fund; and ... [Published French Tribune - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Young False Killer Whale rescued on Vancouver Island

The staff and veterinarians of the Vancouver Aquarium are trying their best to save a young false killer whale that was found stranded on a beach on Thursday near Tofino, on the west coast of Vancouver Island.Veterinarians and team members worked overnight ... [Published French Tribune - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

ISEE-3 Reboot Project Runs into problems

A group of scientists looking to break ISEE-3 out of its orbit and recover out of this most historic satellite has run into problems. The spacecraft has probably run out of nitrogen as its engines are stubbornly refusing to fire.For this mission, these ... [Published French Tribune - Jul 12 2014]
Entities: Spacecraft, Hydrazine, NASA
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

New research shows link between Temperatures and Kidney Stones

A recent study conducted by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has found a link between hot outdoor temperatures and kidney stones. As the rising mercury increased the daily temperatures more patients reported kidney stones.For this study, the team ... [Published French Tribune - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Cray to Build Supercomputer That’ll Manage Nuclear Arms

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has entered into a deal with Cray, Seattle-based supercomputer-maker, to develop a supercomputer to manage nuclear weapons.Named as Trinity, the supercomputer would prove as the world's fastest one and ... [Published French Tribune - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Astronomers Discover Farthest-Flung Stars Yet Known in Milky Way

Astronomers have discovered the farthest-flung stars yet known in the Milky Way. The two stars, ULAS J0744+25 and ULAS J0015+01, are around 775,000 and 900,000 light years from earth. Both the stars are about five times more far than the Large Magellanic ... [Published French Tribune - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Namibian Government Sells 9 hunting Permits for Desert Elephants

The Namibian government has sold 9 hunting permits to foreign hunters for undisclosed amounts. This act has been justified by them as the official figure of desert elephants stated by Namibian government is 600. Though this has been highly challenged ... [Published French Tribune - Jul 12 2014]
Entities: Namibia, Action, Subspecies
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Online Reading making People Dumber

A new study has revealed that there are negative effects of online reading on cognition, concentration, comprehension, absorption and recall rates of users. The study, conducted by a University of Victoria, was intended to determine the effects of offline ... [Published French Tribune - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

California man sentenced to 15 years for economic espionage

U. S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White in Oakland sentenced a California man to fifteen years in prison and fined him $28 million for turning against his adopted country over greed.Walter Liew, 56, was found guilty of economic espionage and selling ... [Published French Tribune - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

NHTSA investigating steering problems in nearly 500,000 Ford cars

According to a statement released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an investigation has been initiated by the agency to review steering issues in approximately 500,000 Ford cars.The Ford cars which will be covered under the ... [Published French Tribune - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Chimpanzees Inherit Significant Amount of their Intelligence from their Parents

A novel research published in the journal Current Biology unveiled that chimpanzees inherit a major portion of their intelligence from their parents.Co-author of the study, William Hopkins, a neuroscientist at Georgia State University in Atlanta, said ... [Published French Tribune - Jul 11 2014]

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Speaking on the issue, he said, "Poaching is an especially problematic threat for the rare species, the ones that have high demand in the pet trade. A single poaching event could theoretically wipe out a population."
"We have identified a series of options including hydrazine tank heating and a long series of pulse attempts to (possibly) clear the lines. We have most certainly not given up on this spacecraft yet" , reported the ISEE-3 Reboot Project on its blog
Lead author John Bochanski, of Haverford College in Pennsylvania, said the distance between the two stars is too big to explain. "To put it in perspective, when the light from ULAS J0015+01 left the star, our early human ancestors were just starting to make fires here on Earth" , affirmed Bochanski
...Cielo has a speed of 1.37 petaflops. "The NNSA has consistently deployed the world's most advanced supercomputing systems to support their critical mission of ensuring the health of our nation's nuclear stockpile" , affirmed Cray president and CEO Peter Ungaro

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