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4 new elements added to the periodic table

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 17:02

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The periodic table, a tabular arrangement of various chemical elements, has just got a new look as four new elements have been added to its seventh row. The International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry has confirmed that it has officially added four new elements, with numbers 113, 115, 117 and 118, to the table.

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Scientists struggling to know why tornado outbreaks are on the rise

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 16:25

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Incidents of tornado outbreaks are on the rise for the last few years, but scientists are still struggling to figure out what actually is causing the deadly outbreaks frequently.

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Twitter acquires Yes Inc.; installs Yes CEO Keith Coleman as its new product chief

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 16:13

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In a Thursday announcement, microbloging platform Twitter revealed that it has acquired social-networking mobile app startup Yes Inc; and has, with immediate effect, installed Keith Coleman - the founder and CEO of Yes - as the new Vice President of Product.

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Soil poised to make global warming much worse: researchers find

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 18:11

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Soil, which is a massive repository of carbon because of plants that have grown and died in it, is poised to make the problem of global warming much worse, a new study cautioned.

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Netflix launches new download feature for offline viewing

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 18:06

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In a Wednesday announcement, popular streaming service Netflix said that it is launching the much-awaited 'downloads for offline viewing' option to give its nearly 87 million subscribers the ability to access offline videos.

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