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January 9, 2019 1:31 PM Israeli high-tech firms raised record $6.47 billion in 2018

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israeli private high-tech companies raised a record $6.47 billion in 2018, up 17 percent from 2017, the Israel Venture Capital Research Center and ZAG law firm said on Wednesday. In the fourth quarter high-tech firms raised a record $1.82 billion, up 8 percent from the third quarter, the IVC-Zag report showed. “Most of the capital 196

January 4, 2019 2:18 PM Neil DeGrasse Tyson's 'StarTalk' on hiatus amid sexual misconduct allegations, could return pending investigation

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is addressing allegations made by at least 3 women into claims of sexual misconduct. Following recent allegations of sexual misconduct, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s talk show, “StarTalk,” is on a hiatus while the claims are investigated by the National Geographic Channel. The National Geographic channel said Thursday new episodes 145

January 4, 2019 12:48 AM Stephen Curry to auction off 'Moon Landing' shoes for STEM education

"One thousand percent," Curry told ESPN's Nick Friedell of accepting the invite. "One thousand percent. Obviously, I was joking when I was talking on the podcast." While the Golden State Warriors won't visit Texas until March, Curry had a special nod to the government agency in store Thursday night. He wore a NASA-themed pair of his Under Armour Curry 105

January 3, 2019 10:00 AM Scientists find the 'missing' dark matter from the early universe

Dark matter, it seems, has been clinging to galaxies for a very long time. Most galaxies that existed 10 billion years ago had about as much dark matter as galaxies do today, contradicting earlier studies that suggested less dark matter lurked around galaxies in the early universe. "Dark matter was similarly abundant in star-forming galaxies in the distant 99

December 31, 2018 2:18 PM Woman develops donor's peanut allergy after lung transplant

There have only been about four or five case reports in which organ recipients have acquired peanut allergies with anaphylaxis following a lung transplant. (iStock) Sometimes, you just really want a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. And, as long as you're not allergic to the ingredients, that's totally fine. At least, that's what one woman thought 138

December 25, 2018 7:20 PM British professor returns to UK after detention in Iran: BBC

LONDON (Reuters) - A British-Iranian academic who had been detained in Iran on security charges has returned to the United Kingdom, the BBC reported on Tuesday. Abbas Edalat, a computer science and mathematics professor at Imperial College London, was detained in Tehran in April. He had been arrested on what Iranian state media said at the time were unidentified 93

December 15, 2018 1:08 AM Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the 'Peanuts' crew headed to Apple

Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the "Peanuts" crew are headed to Apple's streaming service. (Charles M Schultz Museum) The tech giant has struck a deal with global children's content and brands company — DHX Media — to develop original "Peanuts" programs for Apple's streaming service, including new series, specials, and shorts based on the beloved characters 114

December 13, 2018 9:48 AM NASA's Parker Solar Probe shares first up-close look at sun's atmosphere

An image of the sun's atmosphere, the corona, from NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission, captured on Nov. 8, 2018. (Twitter via NASA Sun & Space) NASA's Parker Solar Probe has made the closest-ever approach to a star (the sun) and shared an image of the sun's atmosphere on Twitter on Wednesday. NASA's image, captured Nov. 8, shows the corona, which is the sun's 171

December 8, 2018 7:14 PM Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns

AMSTERDAM - Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade. The hospitals told Reuters in recent weeks they made their decisions on ethical grounds. The move comes amid investigations by U.S. law enforcement into some so-called body brokers - companies 134

December 5, 2018 9:06 PM World Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rose 2.7 Percent in the Last Year, New Studies Show

(WASHINGTON) — After several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide experienced their largest jump in seven years, discouraging scientists. World carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to have risen 2.7 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to three studies released Wednesday from the Global Carbon Project , an international 129