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Precision Weight Loss Program with specific advice could be more effective for weight loss

Weight reduction programs work differently for different people. However, soon weight loss techniques will be formulated depending upon the genetics of the person, according to a new study. This revolutionary step will assist obese people in achieving their desired weight. According to health... read more

Google starts testing self-driving prototype cars in Austin

Tech giant Google has revealed in a recent announcement that it has started testing its self-driving prototype cars in Austin, Texas.

This week, the company will send its second specially equipped Lexus RX450h self-driving prototype to Austin for testing. As part of the tests, Google's... read more

Rising Trinity River water levels force hundreds of cattle to move to safe places

More than 200 cattle were saved from rising levels of Trinity River water near Dayton in the past couple of days, and crews continue to work to prevent any unpleasant incident.

Liberty Bell Ranch owner Pat Henscey said water from the river flooded his ranch, leaving hundreds of cattle... read more

Teladoc claims New Rules by Texas Medical Board are limiting Competition

New rulings by the Texas Medical Board require doctors to meet patient personally before the provision of telemedicine appointments. Fearing that it could make Dallas-based Teladoc to be out of the business in Texas and possibly in nation, it has sued the board on Wednesday.

The case has... read more

4-year-old Texas boy comes across 100 million-year-old Dinosaur Fossil

A 100 million-year-old fossil has been discovered by a 4-year-old boy hidden beneath the ground, near a shopping center in Texas.

Wylie Brys and his father Tim Brys, who is a zoo keeper, discovered the fossil while searching for marine life remnants from the Jurassic period in September... read more

Scientists study impact of temperature on Texas Brown Tarantulas

A new study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology has revealed that tarantulas, a fast-moving spider, moves faster in warmer weather.

The researchers studied eight adult Texas brown tarantulas (Aphonopelma hentzi) and tested their speed in a variety of temperatures. They... read more

Yahoo to Take Steps to Ensure Privacy of Its Users

In an effort to increase privacy of its users, Yahoo is planning to come up with an ‘end to end encryption’ for its email service. The American multinational Internet Corporation said that the beta version of the encryption software will be rolled out very soon for the developers.

The... read more

US Steel will lay off 756 workers

The impact of the recent collapse in global oil prices is now visible as the US Steel Corp. announced that it will idle plants in Ohio and Texas. On these lines, the steel major will lay off 756 workers, thereby making it the one of the first big US industrial casualties.

The reason... read more

Ebola Outbreak in Africa affects Operations of Exxon Mobil

Ebola outbreak in West Africa has hampered drilling plans of the Exxon Mobil at various locations. As per records, the fatal virus has killed at least 3,338 people in West Africa.

Exxon Mobil, the world's biggest energy company which has operations in Nigeria and Liberia, said that the... read more

Standard General Is Working to Improve RadioShack’s Liquidity before Holiday Season

It has been reported that RadioShack has finalized some deals with a group of investors in order to reorganize a part of its debt and access funds.

RadioShack Corp., an American franchise of electronics retail stores, agreed to restructuring deals with a group led by Standard General LP... read more

Proposed Texas Textbooks contain inaccuracies about climate change, says NCSE report

On Monday, a report released by the National Center for Science Education (NCSE) states that the new social studies textbooks in Texas are presenting a false picture of scientific views on issues like global warming. The report argues that the books contain a number of inaccuracies about climate... read more

60,000- Year –old Mammoth’s Skeleton Unearthed from McEwen’s Property

McEwen family in North Texas has found an intact skeleton of Woolly mammoth while excavating a gravel pit on their farm in Ellis County, just south of Dallas.

According to the estimations, the skeleton seems to be 40,000-60,000 years old. These extinct species ranged through the southern... read more

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