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Startups offer banking for smartphone users

The latest banks are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. Startups, such as Moven and Simple, offer banking that's designed specifically for smartphones, enabling users to track their spending on the go. Some things ...

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Reducing water scarcity possible by 2050

Water scarcity is not a problem just for the developing world. In California, legislators are currently proposing a $7.5 billion emergency water plan to their voters; and U.S. federal officials last year ...

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Evidence for supernovas near Earth

Once every 50 years, more or less, a massive star explodes somewhere in the Milky Way. The resulting blast is terrifyingly powerful, pumping out more energy in a split second than the sun emits in a million ...

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China's Alibaba plans IPO for week of September 8

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba plans to hold its initial public offering on the US stock market the week of September 8, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday, citing a person familiar with the matter.

What time is it in the universe?

Flavor Flav knows what time it is. At least he does for Flavor Flav. Even with all his moving and accelerating, with the planet, the solar system, getting on planes, taking elevators, and perhaps even some ...

Is the HPV vaccine necessary?

Scientist finds clearer obesity, diabetes connection

Vitamin D does not stop heart attack or stroke

HIV lessons from the Mississippi Baby

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What lit up the universe?

New research from UCL shows we will soon uncover the origin of the ultraviolet light that bathes the cosmos, helping scientists understand how galaxies were built.

Expert calls for nuke plant closure (Update)

A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California's last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whether the facility's twin reactors can withstand powerful shaking from ...

When an exciton acts like a hole

(Phys.org) —When is an electron hole like a quasiparticle (QP)? More specifically, what happens when a single electron hole is doped into a two-dimensional quantum antiferromagnet? Quasiparticle phenomena ...

Mutation disables innate immune system

Discovery could lead to new cancer treatment

Why your favourite song takes you down memory lane

A long childhood feeds the hungry human brain

Can YouTube save your life?

'Face time' for the heart diagnoses cardiac disease

Meaningful relationships can help you thrive

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