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A Data Science Analysis Finds Beethoven's Style In His String Quartets

What is it that makes Beethoven sound like Beethoven? Fans of his music can recognize his style, and music theorists have thoroughly studied his pieces, but data scientists in Switzerland have now taken this one step further. They used data … Continue reading

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Boreal Light GmbH has announced that it will build 19 desalination units in several counties of Kenya

The German company Boreal Light GmbH has recently inaugurated a drinking water kiosk on the Pate Island, Lamu Archipelagi, a county in Kenya, off the Indian Ocean. To obtain this consumable water, it had to go through the desalination of … Continue reading

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A revolution in building roads

Think of it as a real-life LEGO set. Dutch-based construction company VolkerWessels announced plans to develop a recycled plastic surfacing material that is more durable than asphalt, which the city of Rotterdam is considering testing out on its streets. The … Continue reading

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Speed of light: Toward a future quantum internet

Engineering researchers have demonstrated proof-of-principle for a device that could serve as the backbone of a future quantum Internet. University of Toronto Engineering professor Hoi-Kwong Lo and his collaborators have developed a prototype for a key element for all-photonic quantum … Continue reading

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Dubai’s Emirates in $40m partnership for world’s largest vertical farm

Dubai airline Emirates has said its catering division will co-invest in a $40m join venture to build the world’s largest vertical farming facility. The partnership between Emirates Flight Catering and US-based Crop One Holdings will see the construction of a … Continue reading

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Arsenal's Emirates Stadium inks deal to source 100% renewable energy

Arsenal Football Club's 60,000-seater stadium in North London has become the first Premier League stadium to source 100% of its electricity needs from renewables, after the club extended its supplier deal with Octopus Energy. The deal will see Octopus Energy … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking, modern cosmology's brightest star, dies aged 76

Stephen Hawking died Wednesday after complications due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a progressive neurodegenerative disease. He was 76. The world-renowned theoretical physicist and cosmologist was best known for his work on black holes. Hawking theorized that, contrary to the prevailing … Continue reading

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Baring Asia And Onex Complete Acquisition Of Thomson Reuters’ Intellectual Property & Science Business For $3.55 Billion

Onex Corporation (“Onex”) (TSX: OCX) and Baring Private Equity Asia (“Baring Asia”) today announced their respective private equity funds completed the acquisition of the Intellectual Property & Science business from Thomson Reuters, for $3.55 billion. The newly independent company will … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking Says Earth Only Has 600 Years Left, For Some Reason

Iconic cosmologist Stephen Hawking pulled out a rather extreme sales technique in Beijing on Saturday: trying to literally scare up support for a plan to send tiny ships into deep space by raising the specter of the apocalypse. Speaking at the Tencent WE … Continue reading

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Peer review: how to get it right – 10 tips

Brian Lucey is professor of finance at Trinity College Dublin. He is editor of International Review of Financial Analysis and Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance. Reviewing is a good way to keep up with literature and sharpen your own writing, says Brian Lucey. In the … Continue reading

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‘Clean meat’ start-up Memphis Meats raises $17m in funding

Cargill, Bill Gates and Richard Branson are among the backers of US ‘clean meat’ company Memphis Meats, which has completed a $17 million fundraising round. The round was led by venture capital firm DFJ, with further financial support from Atomico, … Continue reading

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Maryam Mirzakhani, award-winning mathematician, dies at 40

(Reuters) - Maryam Mirzakhani, the first and only woman to receive the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for mathematics, died on Saturday at age 40 after a battle with cancer, said officials at Stanford University, the California school where she … Continue reading

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Winning the Memory Game

Memory loss over time is natural, but researchers have found that you can take action now to build a better brain. Here are ways to offset some of the cognitive decline as you age, as well as new research into … Continue reading

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The Final Hurdle: Persuasive Responses to Peer Review

SUMMARY The revision process can represent a golden opportunity to enhance your work based upon input from the reviewers. With this in mind, you can respond in a way that maximizes your chances of having your paper accepted upon resubmission. … Continue reading

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The Cost of Knowledge

Academics have protested against Elsevier's business practices for years with little effect. These are some of their objections: They charge exorbitantly high prices for subscriptions to individual journals. In the light of these high prices, the only realistic option for … Continue reading

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