Sniffing dogs called in for fight against invasive mussels in Montana

Authorities have called in on sniffing dogs to garner additional help in the fight against invasive species in Montana. This is the first time invasive aquatic mussels have been found in Montana waters because of which authorities in the province of Alberta have send their mussel-sniffing dogs to the area. The work to local all these invasive mussels is being...

Search for life on Mars has a new destination – a strange funnel shaped crater

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While NASA has been scouring the surface of Mars and drilling holes on the Red Planet to find evidence and traces of life, a new study suggests that there is a better spot on Mars that could help us find life if at all it is present on the barren planet. Researchers at University of Texas have pointed out that...

All-new Holden Astra goes on sale in Australia

Designed and engineered in Germany, the all-new Holden Astra is all ready to hit the dealerships in Australia thereby adding yet not another feather in General Motors' crown. The all-new Holden Astra features excellent driving dynamics, sophisticated design and cutting-edge technology all the while sticking to its roots. Thanks to the advanced engineering, the new Astra packs a lightweight architecture...

Magnetic slippery surface could be ‘the’ de-icer we are looking for

Material science continues its quest to search for 'the' de-icer that will solve all our ice accumulation vows and it seems that scientists may have found the material. Scientists at the University of Houston have discovered what they call magnetic slippery surface (MAGSS) which when applied to any surface can repel ice like no other material. Researchers say that their findings...

Porsche 356 has clocked so many miles, the number doesn’t fit the odometer

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At least one unit of the Porsche 356, which went into production for the first time in 1948, is still going on strong on the roads after having clocked 1 million miles (1.6 million kilometres). The car is question is owned by Guy Newmark who has named it 'Blu' and has been driving it for more than forty years and recently reached the million-mile...

Glacier National Park issues interim boating closure because of mussel threat

In a bid to stop the spread of invasive mussels as part of the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Action Plan, the Glacier National Park has issued an interim boating closure within all park waters. The Action Plan was inked in 2014 and it is this plan that calls for immediate closure of park waters when invasive mussels are detected within...

Damage to coral reefs will cause problems for communities dependent on them

Scientists have revealed that damage to coral reefs around the world will have a direct impact on the people living near those areas and dependent on them and that there is a need to address those issues urgently. According to the study by researchers at Duke University and the Université de Bretagne Occidentale published in journal PLOS ONE the destruction of coral reefs...

Hyundai launching its first all-electric vehicle in the US by 2016 end

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Hyundai is all set to launch its first ever all-electric vehicle in the US - the Ioniq - by the end of this year thereby increasing competition in this growing market. According to details offered by Hyundai, the Hyundai Ioniq EV offers an estimated 124 miles (200 kilometers) of range. The company is yet to reveal the MPGe ratings, but...

Cloud seems to be the future suggests Cisco study as traffic increases dramatically

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Cloud seems to gaining a massive foothold in the business and enterprise segment with a new report from Cisco predicting quadruplication of cloud traffic over the next four years. According to a report by Cisco, cloud traffic is increasing at a rapid pace and in the course of five years from 2015 to 2020, there will be a four fold increase to 14.1 ZB per...

Apple shows off Product(RED) Beats Solo3 and Pill+ speaker

Showing its support for fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, Apple has announced the new Product(RED) Beats Solo3 and Pill+ speaker both of which will be going on sale soon. The two new products carry the Product(RED) branding - a brand that works towards garnering participation of the private sector to raise awareness and funds to help eliminate HIV/AIDS in...