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Emails Prove FBI’s Cynicism over License Plate Readers

The recent revelation made by The Associated Press, based on emails obtained by them, bring to the fore the fact, that even the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was skeptical of the privacy concerns pertaining to the license-plate reader technology deployed by it, for its investigations.... read more

Duke Pleads Guilty for Violating Federal Clean Water Act

Duke Energy has agreed to pay $102 million in the form penalty and compensation for causing illegal pollution leaking from its coal-ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants for past many years.

In federal court, it has pleaded guilty for environmental crimes. The company has also... read more

According to the US National Hurricane Center, meteorologists said that a storm moving slowly towards the Carolinas had transitioned into a tropical storm early on Saturday. It has been forecasted that it will bring rain, high wind and flooding.  The Miami-based weather agency has made an announcement that the tropical storm Ana, the first named storm of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season, was lurking some 105 miles (170 km) southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina around 5 a.m. local time.  The agency said t

According to the US National Hurricane Center, meteorologists said that a storm moving slowly towards the Carolinas had transitioned into a tropical storm early on Saturday. It has been forecasted that it will bring rain, high wind and flooding.

The Miami-based weather agency has made an... read more

Anger Management Issues among Americans demand Attention

A new research has showed that 9% of American adults have history of anger management issue and access to a gun. Researchers also revealed through the study that 1.5% of adults admitted that they had impulsive anger problem and carried gun outside their home.

Findings of the study have... read more

Family Dollar Shareholders approve Takeover Bid by Dollar Tree

On Thursday, Family Dollar shareholders approved a takeover offer from rival Dollar Tree. Shareholders of the variety store chain agreed to the deal despite higher competing offers from variety Stores company Dollar General.

As per the report, the deal will be approved by the Federal... read more

Harvard University faces lawsuit over admission policies

Harvard University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been sued by a nonprofit advocacy group for limiting the applications from qualified Asian American applications. The universities face lawsuits in Boston and Greensboro, N.C.

The Project on Fair Representation has... read more

Gun Rights Group pushes for concealed-carry handguns at North Carolina Fair

A gun rights advocacy group and three gun owners have requested Wake County Superior Court to allow concealed weapons at the State Fair. Many states allow concealed-carry handguns at state fairs. The gun rights group Grass Roots North Carolina has urged that permit holders should be allowed to... read more

Researchers discover New Dinosaur Species having Mysterious Giant Nose

After years of hard work, researchers have discovered a new species of dinosaur. The research team has named the dinosaur as Rhinorex, which has a mysterious giant nose.

Two students from University of California discovered the species when they were mapping part of Utah's Book Cliffs.... read more

Scientists in a recent study have revealed that there are many species of mites that exist on human face. For the study, researchers tested several participants aged over 18. The results showed that at least one species of Demodex mites live on the face of almost all human adults tested during... read more

Researchers at NCSU can transform Moths into living robots

Researchers at the North Caroline University (NCSU) have transformed moths into Biobots, i. e. living robots, by entrenching electrodes in the creature at initial stage of its lifecycle.

The basic aim behind this research is to create an aerial sensor network that is flexible enough to... read more

Researchers create cybernetic moth

North Caroline University (NCSU) researchers have created a cybernetic moth, belonging to the tobacco hornworm species (Manduca sexta), through the implantation of electrodes in the creature.

Dr. Alper Bozhurt, contributing researcher to the experiment worked with his team at Cornell to... read more

Airplanes Evolved like Birds: Research

A new research has claimed that evolution of planes is similar to the evolution of birds. Adrian Bejan, a mechanical engineer at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has said that it would be mistake to confine evolution as just a biological phenomenon.

A paper published today in... read more

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