• Bobcat Escapes National Zoo Sending DC Residents into Twitter Frenzy
Bobcat Escapes National Zoo Sending DC Residents into Twitter Frenzy

In a press release Monday afternoon, the Zoo said the bobcat, which is named Ollie , has escaped her enclosure. Ollie and two male bobcats were inside the exhibit when zookeepers did a routine check around 7:30 this morning. While bobcats are not known to be aggressive towards humans, the zoo wants to ensure that Ollie is safely brought home...

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  • Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) Stake Decreased by Jennison Associates LLC
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) Stake Decreased by Jennison Associates LLC

Several equities analysts have commented on CSC shares. Strong Sell rating was given by 0 brokerage firms. Barclays PLC reiterated a buy rating and set a $68.00 target price on shares of Computer Sciences Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, November 16th.

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  • Google's parent company Alphabet reports 'exceptional' growth
Google's parent company Alphabet reports 'exceptional' growth

Investors didn't especially like the results, no doubt the lower-than-expect profit in particular. Alphabet's shares have climbed almost 17 percent over the past twelve months. He is also VP of Strategy and Insights for the Local Search Association. "In particular, Google Home was a very popular present", he said. We are thrilled with the recep...

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  • Most Recent analysts Ratings: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP)
Most Recent analysts Ratings: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP)

Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott lowered Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a report on Tuesday, December 20th. Buckley (Chief Development Officer) sold 21,100 shares at 29.41 per share price. A number of research analysts recently commented on HEP shares. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing wit...

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  • Doomsday Clock Moved Forward 30 Seconds Thanks to Donald Trump
Doomsday Clock Moved Forward 30 Seconds Thanks to Donald Trump

It's a dramatic statement, but the clock's annual movement is determined by a board of preeminent global security and scientific experts, including 15 Nobel laureates. "Unchecked climate change , global nuclear weapons modernizations, and outsized nuclear weapons arsenals pose extraordinary and undeniable threats to the continued existence of huma...

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  • Boeing debuts new spacesuit
Boeing debuts new spacesuit

It was created to protect the crew by providing functionality, comfort, and protection while traveling to and from low-Earth orbit destinations like the International Space Station. Ferguson claims that you can lie in the cockpit without any real need for external cooling, and it is comfortable enough to stand around in without developing an uncomf...

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  • First women, now scientists are planning to march on Washington
First women, now scientists are planning to march on Washington

Jonathan Berman, a postdoctoral fellow of at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, agreed, and chose to make the march happen. In addition to the website , the organizers have launched a Twitter handle (@ ScienceMarchDC ) that already has tens of thousands of followers, as well as a now-private Facebook group which has a...

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  • British spaceman Peake to make second journey to International Space Station
British spaceman Peake to make second journey to International Space Station

Major Peake told Sky News he was hugely excited about returning to space. On the day he's coming back to Airbus Defence and Space in Stevenage, it's been confirmed that Astronaut Tim Peake is going back to space. He said the funniest moment was when U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly surprised colleague Tim Kopra while wearing a gorilla suit he had tak...

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"Rogue" Science Agencies Defy Trump Administration on Twitter

Government workers from NASA, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Park Service (NPS) have started setting up alternative Twitter accounts in defiance of gag orders issued by the White House. NASA's rogue account recently shared its concern regarding the restrictions being placed on the scientific community in a tweet. Though ...

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  • Cabinet picks get free pass from Harry Reid
Cabinet picks get free pass from Harry Reid

Immediately after the election last November, White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon told The Hollywood Reporter that "it's the greatest opportunity to rebuild everything". Such rural areas were essential to Trump's victory in November. The campaign began as a result of more than 500 recent community organizing meetings across the country, w...

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  • Narrow approval: US Senate panel clears Rex Tillerson's path
Narrow approval: US Senate panel clears Rex Tillerson's path

Rubio's backing had been in doubt after his tough questioning during Tillerson's confirmation hearing, focusing on issues including concerns about Tillerson's support for human rights. In an interview with Gizmodo Musk defended his position and said: "Tillerson obviously did a competent job running Exxon, one of the largest companies in the wor...

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  • Japan unveils first military communications satellite
Japan unveils first military communications satellite

The project is meant to boost the country's Self Defence Forces' broadband capacity as they work to reinforce protection on an island chain located along the southern edge of the East China Sea. maritime dominance and extend its military influence from the South China Sea. China's first aircraft carrier, the Soviet-built Liaoning, was accompanied...

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  • Japan's military launches first communications satellite
Japan's military launches first communications satellite

It was built by DSN Corporation for the Japanese Ministry of Defence. This satellite launch marks the successful comeback of the country's program that was stopped a year ago because of an embarrassing mistake - the first satellite was crushed while en route from Japan to French Gulana due to a blue tarpaulin that damaged the satellites' sens...

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  • Scripps Researchers Create First Stable Semisynthetic Organism In The Lab
Scripps Researchers Create First Stable Semisynthetic Organism In The Lab

Next, they changed the molecule they'd originally used to make the Y base, and found that it could be more easily recognised by enzymes in the bacteria that synthesise DNA molecules during DNA replication. In the genome of living organisms, the natural bases A, T, C, and G are structured as two base pairs A-T and C-G on the DNA double helix. Back...

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  • Resident Evil 7 First DLC Announced
Resident Evil 7 First DLC Announced

And so I lined up this past Monday night at my local GameStop to pick up a copy of " Resident Evil 7: Biohazard " immediately upon its release . More specifically, the patch comes with an added support for the game's soon-to-be-released downloadable content (DLC) titled "Banned Footage Vol.

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  • Trump Administration Puts Gag Order On Department Of Agriculture Researchers
Trump Administration Puts Gag Order On Department Of Agriculture Researchers

Monday afternoon, the Associated Press reported that the EPA was under a "media blackout" - meaning it can not issue press releases , blog posts or social media updates to communicate its most recent findings. The orders are expected to have a significant and immediate impact on EPA activities nationwide. An Agriculture Department research...

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  • Dell education laptops go both ways: Windows or Chrome
Dell education laptops go both ways: Windows or Chrome

The Latitude 11 is also compatible woth Dell's Productivity Active pen, which the company claims offers "natural pen-to-paper writing motion". All of these laptops are expected to hit the streets on February 7 in the USA, with the Chromebook 11 Convertible , Chromebook 13 and Chromebook 11 priced at $349 (around £275, AU$460), $299 (around £23...

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  • Xiaomi sells 250000 units of Redmi Note 4 in just 10 minutes
Xiaomi sells 250000 units of Redmi Note 4 in just 10 minutes

The phone comes in three variants: 2GB RAM + 32GB storage, 3GB RAM + 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage. The Redmi Note 4, launched in India last week, is the successor to its highest selling smartphone in the country, the Redmi Note 3.

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  • America's newest weather satellite sends glorious pictures of Earth (and the moon)
America's newest weather satellite sends glorious pictures of Earth (and the moon)

The goal is a more accurate forecast. At four times the image resolution of existing spacecraft, it's like high definition from the heavens. From 22,300 miles (35,900 kilometers) above Earth, GOES-16 will not only improve the precision of forecasts but also add to Earth's overall weather observation network, NOAA researchers said.

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  • NASA video allows viewers to make virtual landing on Pluto
NASA video allows viewers to make virtual landing on Pluto

The images were taken over a 6-month period as the spacecraft flew by Pluto in July 2015. The video starts with a view of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, zooming in steadily until it shows a "landing" on a bright, ice-covered basin called Sputnik Planitia.

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