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Needle found inside the ice cream freezer at Florida Grocery Store

0 Needle found in a freezer in Florida JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – WJAX started the investigation after a photo on a community page showed a needle in a freezer in Jacksonville Winn-Dixie at the ice cream shop in the store. Store officials said the object was immediately removed after it was found and the area thoroughly cleaned and disinfected. "The safety …

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Ice Lake and GeForce GTX 1650 for the Athena project

Razer unveiled its new Blade Stealth laptops on Wednesday, based on the 10th-generation Intel Core processors codenamed Ice Lake and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics card. The new machines are slightly less compact than their predecessors, but offer significantly higher performance in games. In addition, the company introduced its Mercury White laptop, which does not have dGPU but offers longer …

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The vintage film shows how the ice on the Thwaites Glacier melts faster than previously observed

Professor Dustin Schroeder (foreground) and art historian Jessica Daniel splice a 50-year-old Antarctic radar film into a role to prepare for digital scanning at the Scott Polar Research Institute in the UK. Picture credits: Dustin Schroeder The newly digitized vintage film has doubled the extent to which scientists can look into the history of subterranean ice in the Antarctic, revealing …

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The 16,000-year-old Puma Poop delivers a sample of Ice Age parasites

Enlarge / Despite their size, pumas are technically not "big cats", a title reserved for the Pantherinae family. From Wolves201 – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60454559[19659004<WennSieeinApex-RaubtiermiteinemGewichtvon80kgsindZähneundKrallendieWeltistIhreKatzentoilette-aberSiemüssenmöglicherweiseeinigetausendJahrewartenbisjemandkommtundsieaufräumtVorkurzemhabenArchäologeneingetrocknetesStück16500JahrealterPuma-Fäkalien(Koprolit)ausdemBodendesFelsensPeñasdelasTrampasindenBergenimNordwestenArgentiniensgeholt[19659004ThecolddryenvironmenthelpedtopreservethematerialAlongwiththecargoofafewdozenroundwormeggsitisgoodenoughthatparasitologistRominaPetrighandhercolleaguesaresequencingDNAfromtheeggsTheresultistheoldestDNAeverextractedfromfecalmatterandtheoldestparasiticDNAeversequenced Big cats and small worms Mitochondrial DNA from the coprolite itself revealed what had left proof: a puma, the largest member of the family Felidae, which also includes domestic cats. The dried-up business …

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High above the Greenland glaciers, NASA investigates the melting sea ice

ON A NASA DC3 OVER GREENLAND (AFP) – Three NASA scientists, led by an oceanographer posing as Elvis, were waiting to drop a probe into the glistening white glaciers on the Greenland coast them. They are part of Mission Oceans Melting Greenland – or OMG – that flew around the vast island for four summers, dropping probes to gather data …

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The North Carolina Governor establishes a veto that requires sheriffs to cooperate with ICE

Among other things, the HB 370, which was passed by the House of Representatives on Tuesday and the Senate in June, would have required the authorities to determine if prisoners were legitimate US citizens, and if they could not. Inquire about them Immigration and Customs Enforcement or Department of Homeland Security residence status, and report to the authorities if someone …

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Wind shifts caused by man-made global warming are causing the melting ice of the West Antarctic

August 16 (UPI) – According to a new study, man-made climate change triggered wind shifts in the Antarctic that accelerated the accelerated melting on the west coast of the continent. The study was published this week in Nature magazine Earth Sciences – the first direct link between man-made global warming and the fast-melting glaciers of the West Antarctic. Scientists have …

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