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Electronic tongue puts fiery foods to the test

19.08.2019 15:23

Human taste buds tire very quickly, but the machine can maintain accuracy regardless of the heat.

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From: www.bbc.co.uk

Chiding Macron, Putin says 'I don't want yellow vests in Russia'

19.08.2019 14:52

Vladimir Putin rebuked his French counterpart on Monday, saying he did not want "yellow vest" protests spring up like in France, after Emmanuel Macron urged the Russian leader to abide by democratic principles following weeks of protests in Moscow.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Putin, Macron spar over 'yellow vest' protests

19.08.2019 14:49


Bormes-les-Mimosas (France) (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday vowed to prevent the emergence of any mass demonstrations in Moscow like the "yellow vest" anti-government protests that erupted in France late last year. "We would not want such a thing to happen in the Russian capital," Putin said after talks with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron at the Bregancon fortress on France's Mediterranean coast.

Panasonic KX-TG7875S Link2Cell Bluetooth Cordless Phone with Enhanced Noise Reduction - $85.00

19.08.2019 14:34

Amazon offers Panasonic KX-TG7875S Link2Cell Bluetooth Cordless Phone with Enhanced Noise Reduction & Digital Answering Machine - 5 Handsets, Bla ...

From: www.dealepic.com

Pale Male: Citizen Hawk of New York City

19.08.2019 10:59


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CRITICS HAVE SAID
    • This version stands out for its urbane, reportorial prose and stylish watercolors ... by the final page, even readers who live far from Manhattan will appreciate that Pale Male's significance and stature rise well beyond those of media darling. Publishers Weekly
    • Beautiful contrasting views of the bird soaring above the wild park and the forest of the skyscrapers will ignite children's curiosity in both urban animals and the caring people who help protect them. Booklist
    • [Schulman's] language is sophisticated and wry . . . [and] the watercolor illustrations, by Meilo So, are luminous. New York Times Book Review
IF YOU LOVE THIS BOOK, THEN TRY:
Bash, Barbara. Urban Roosts: Where Birds Nest in the City. Little, Brown, 1990. Blake, Robert J. Fledgling. Philomel, 2000. Davies, Nicola. White Owl, Barn Owl. Candlewick, 2007. Demuth, Patricia Brennan. Cradles in the Trees: The Story of Bird Nests. Macmillan, 1994. Florian, Douglas. On the Wing: Bird Poems and Paintings. Harcourt, 1996. George, Kristine O'Connell. Hummingbird Nest: A Journal of Poems. Harcourt, 2004. Hall, Bruce Edward. Henry and the Kite Dragon. Philomel, 2004. McCarthy, Meghan. City Hawk: The Story of Pale Male. Simon & Schuster, 2007. Schaefer, Lola M. Arrowhawk. Henry Holt, 2004. Wells, Rosemary. The Language of Doves. Dial, 1996. Winter, Jeanette. The Tale of Pale Male: A True Story. Harcourt, 2007. Yolen, Jane. Bird Watch: A Book of Poetry. Philomel, 1990.

Microorganisms build the best fuel efficient hydrogen cells

19.08.2019 10:07

With billions of years of practice, nature has created the most energy efficient machines. One, [Ne-Fi] hydrogenase, is the oldest in microorganisms and is used for hydrogen metabolism. Using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, researchers reveal the proton transfer pathway of this enzyme, a discovery expected to contribute to new biofuel cells.

Tags: Mac, Cher, Fuel
From: www.sciencedaily.com

New discipline proposed: Macro-energy systems -- the science of the energy transition

19.08.2019 9:29

Researchers propose a new academic discipline, 'macro-energy systems,' as the science of the energy transition.

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From: www.sciencedaily.com

New discipline proposed: Macro-energy systems -- the science of the energy transition

19.08.2019 9:29

Researchers propose a new academic discipline, 'macro-energy systems,' as the science of the energy transition.

Tags: Mac, Cher
From: feeds.sciencedaily.com

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