Japanese researchers create smell sensor using genetically engineered frog eggs

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Japanese researchers create smell sensor using genetically engineered frog eggs

Sunday, August 29, 2010 A University of Tokyo group of researchers, led by bioengineer Shoji Takeuchi, has made an electronic sensor capable of smelling gases. The sensor uses genetically engineered frog cells. Since previous sensors were not very accurate, the scientist decided to try a biological approach. The invention was revealed in a US scientific […]

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Pen-Ek Ratanaruang’s latest film makes Thailand premiere

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Pen-Ek Ratanaruang’s latest film makes Thailand premiere

January 16th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Wednesday, June 6, 2007 Following a world premiere during the Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival, the latest film by Thai auteur Pen-Ek Ratanaruang made its Thailand premiere on Tuesday night in a screening for the press and celebrities. Before the screening of the new film, Ploy, the director and his stars took the […]

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Folic Acid: Good For You

January 16th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Get More Information Here: Best Edgecliff Dentist Cosmetic Dentist Bondi By Vincent Platania Folic acid can benefit you in a wide array of areas. It is primarily suggested by doctors and nutritionists for those who are pregnant or could become pregnant. Folic acid has been found to greatly reduce the risks of having children born […]

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UK chancellor raises national insurance payments for self employed in new budget

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UK chancellor raises national insurance payments for self employed in new budget

January 16th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Friday, March 10, 2017 UK chancellor Philip Hammond announced his 2017 budget on Wednesday, which included a £2 billion pledge to social care and a tax hike on the self-employed. It was accused of breaking Conservative Party manifesto promises. It was announced there will be a 2% increase in national insurance contributions for the self-employed, […]

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Mass wedding held against racism in Belgium

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Mass wedding held against racism in Belgium

January 15th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Thursday, March 22, 2007 When Wouter Van Bellingen became the first black registrar in Belgium, he knew there would be negative reactions, but he admitted that he didn’t expect them to be “so direct, so soon.” In February, three couples refused to pledge their wedding vows in front of the first black alderman of the […]

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Wikinews interviews John Taylor Bowles, National Socialist Order of America candidate for US President

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Wikinews interviews John Taylor Bowles, National Socialist Order of America candidate for US President

January 15th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 While nearly all cover of the 2008 Presidential election has focused on the Democratic and Republican candidates, the race for the White House also includes independents and third party candidates. These parties represent a variety of views that may not be acknowledged by the major party platforms. As a non-partisan news […]

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Petition pressures City of Edinburgh Council to review clause affecting live music scene

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Petition pressures City of Edinburgh Council to review clause affecting live music scene

January 15th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Thursday, June 25, 2015 Live music venues in Edinburgh, Scotland are awaiting a review later this year on the 2005 licensing policy, which places limitations on the volume of amplified music in the city. Investigating into how the policy is affecting the Edinburgh music scene, a group of Wikinews writers interviewed venue owners, academics, the […]

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US dog attack owner charged with involuntary manslaughter

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US dog attack owner charged with involuntary manslaughter

January 13th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Friday, March 25, 2005 A Spotsylvania County woman, whose three dogs allegedly attacked and killed her elderly neighbor, was freed Wednesday by posting a $10,000 bond. Dianna Large, 36, received one felony charge of involuntary manslaughter and three misdemeanor charges in an indictment issued last week. In her first appearance before a judge, she answered […]

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US fans turn out for 2012 Phoenix Comicon

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US fans turn out for 2012 Phoenix Comicon

January 12th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Saturday, June 2, 2012 Phoenix, Arizona — Last weekend, Phoenix fans of comics, science fiction, horror, fantasy, cos-play, anime and manga, Society for Creative Anachronism, and more, marked a milestone as the city held its tenth annual Phoenix Comicon at the Phoenix Convention Center. The event — which is entirely the work of more than […]

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Belgian terrorism suspects remain in custody as case details emerge

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Belgian terrorism suspects remain in custody as case details emerge

January 12th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Wednesday, September 13, 2006 A court in Flanders prolonged the custody of 12 suspects on Thursday. Meanwhile, more details emerge in the case against alleged neo-Nazi group inside the Belgian army. They are accused of terrorism, weapons traffic and racism. Most lawyers involved asked for their clients to be released, and will appeal the court’s […]

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