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  New report identifies critical minerals
New report identifies critical minerals
Feb. 21, 2018 - The next time you charge your cell phone or computer stop and think. Think about what is inside. Lithium is a chemical element. Lithium and its derivative minerals powers the digital age.
 
  • New report identifies critical minerals

    New report identifies critical minerals

    Feb. 21, 2018 - The next time you charge your cell phone or computer stop and think. Think about what is inside. Lithium is a chemical element. Lithium and its derivative minerals powers the digital age.

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  • Flu cases still rising

    Flu cases still rising

    Feb. 13, 2018 - The CDC estimates 34 million Americans will become sick with the flu before flu viruses take their summer break. That estimate is based on previous flu seasons similar to this year. It's week 11 of the current flu season. Overall flu activity continues to rise, according to Dr. Anne Schuchat, acting CDC director.

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  • SUE is moving to new

    SUE is moving to new 'digs'

    Feb. 6, 2018 - SUE is the largest Tyrannosaurus rex (T. rex) ever found. The skeleton has welcomed visitors to The Field Museum since 2000. The museum is in Chicago. The dinosaur skeleton is moving to the second floor this week. It's being installed in a new exhibit - Evolving Planet. Its new digs will be ready in 2019.

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  • CDC: Flu season is challenging and intense

    CDC: Flu season is challenging and intense

    Jan. 29, 2018 - The 2017-2018 flu season is challenging. The main culprit is the H3N2 influenza virus. It is associated with more cases of flu, more visits to the doctor, more hospitalizations, and more deaths, especially among older people, the CDC reported Friday. By May, an estimated 34 million people could become ill. And about 700,000 will be hospitalized. May is the end of flu season.

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  • Montgomery Bus 2857 - The Rosa Parks Bus

    Montgomery Bus 2857 - The Rosa Parks Bus

    Jan. 23, 2018 - It's the most significant artifact of the modern Civil Rights Movement, Christian Overland said to Student News Net last Friday. Christian is the executive vice president and chief historian at the Henry Ford. The artifact to which he was referring is the 1950s era olive green and yellow Montgomery, Alabama city bus 2857 - the Rosa Parks Bus.

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  • Snowy Owl returns to the wild blue yonder

    Snowy Owl returns to the wild blue yonder

    Jan. 19, 2018 - The end of County Road 256 in Vickery, Ohio is about 75 miles west of Cleveland. The site was the beginning of a second chance at freedom Wednesday for a juvenile male Snowy Owl. The owl is a venerable visitor from the Arctic. He was recently rehabilitated by staff at Back to the Wild. The Snowy soared into the wild blue yonder around noon. About 60 humans braved bitterly cold weather to watch the rare release.

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  • National parks offer wonderful opportunity to observe MLK Day

    National parks offer wonderful opportunity to observe MLK Day

    Jan. 12, 2018 - Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. It's a federal holiday. Three national parks are dedicated to honoring Dr. King. He was a Baptist minister and social activist. He was also the Father of the Civil Rights Movement.

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  • Influenza is nothing to sneeze at

    Influenza is nothing to sneeze at

    Jan. 11, 2018 - The influenza and cold season has followed the season of joy. Both illnesses are caused by viruses. Viruses are particles made of protein and nucleic acid. Viruses connive to turn cell metabolism into factories. These cell factories produce viruses instead of normal cell products. What is the difference between a run-of-the-mill cold and a potentially lethal case of influenza?

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  • FIRST goes retro for 2018 FRC game

    FIRST goes retro for 2018 FRC game

    Jan. 8, 2018 - More than 1,000 people at Southern New Hampshire University were joined online Saturday by more than 91,000 high-school students. The students were at 137 venues around the world. They gathered to hear - and see - the game they will be tackling for the 2018 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). As always, students will be competing with Gracious Professionalism.

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  • Football fans will be chilling while grilling

    Football fans will be chilling while grilling

    Jan. 2, 2018 - Portions of Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas are under hard freeze warnings today. This information is from the National Weather Service (NWS). Football fans cheering for the University of Georgia Bulldogs and the University of Alabama Crimson Tide will probably not notice the frigid temperatures. They are getting ready for Monday's NCAA National Championship Game.

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  • Tonight is THE night to see Geminid meteors

    Tonight is THE night to see Geminid meteors

    Dec. 13, 2017 - Astronomers, urban and rural skywatchers, and cosmic scientists are busy today. They are checking their local weather forecasts. The Geminid Meteor Shower will peak tonight. If skies are clear, a dazzling dance of meteors can be seen after sunset. It will last until dawn. In case of clouds, watch NASA TV. They will be broadcasting the celestial event. They will be broadcasting from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

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  • Holiday Train defines spirit of the season

    Holiday Train defines spirit of the season

    Dec. 5, 2017 - The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train will make five stops in Iowa Wednesday and Thursday.

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  • NASA to students: Envision the Next 100 Years

    NASA to students: Envision the Next 100 Years

    Nov. 29, 2017 - NASA's Langley Research Center is in Hampton, Virginia. The center has been celebrating its Centennial with special events throughout 2017. Looking to the future, Langley is inviting K-12 students to create artwork for a contest. Students are asked to depict what the next 100 years will bring to propel science forward. The deadline is midnight on New Year's Eve.

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  • Brother and sister duo wins gold

    Brother and sister duo wins gold

    Nov. 27, 2017 - The countdown to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics is on. Team USA will have about 240 members. Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani came one step closer Sunday. They won the gold medal in ice dancing at Skate America.

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  • New report identifies critical minerals

    New report identifies critical minerals

    Feb. 21, 2018 - The next time you charge your cell phone or computer battery think about what is inside. Lithium is a chemical element. Lithium and its derivative minerals powers the digital age.

    Read More
  • Flu cases still rising

    Flu cases still rising

    Feb. 13, 2018 - The CDC estimates 34 million Americans will come down with the flu before the flu viruses take their summer break. That estimate is based on previous flu seasons similar to this year. It's week 11 of the current flu season. Overall flu activity continues to rise, according to Dr. Anne Schuchat, acting CDC director.

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  • New report identifies critical minerals

    New report identifies critical minerals

    Feb. 21, 2018 - The next time you charge your cell phone or computer stop and think. Think about what is inside. Lithium is a chemical element. Lithium and its derivative minerals powers the digital age.

    Read More
  • Flu cases still rising

    Flu cases still rising

    Feb. 13, 2018 - The CDC estimates 34 million Americans will become sick with the flu before flu viruses take their summer break. That estimate is based on previous flu seasons similar to this year. It's week 11 of the current flu season. Overall flu activity continues to rise, according to Dr. Anne Schuchat, acting CDC director.

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If the population of the United States is 320 million, what percent of that number is represented by the population of Ireland?
about 15 percent
about 5 percent
about 1.5 percent
 
 
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