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Google Disappointed with California’s New Regulations that Requires Driver for Driverless Cars

Google Disappointed with California’s New Regulations that Requires Driver for Driverless Cars

The California's Department of Motor Vehicles has unveiled draft regulations that would require drivers to be present in self-driving vehicles in the state. The new regulations have disappointed Google that has been testing driverless cars for a couple of years in the State of California. Despite of Google’s dismay, the regulation will prove beneficial in the long run. According to Google, they have been trying to introduce driverless cars with an aim to provide comfort to those having an inability to drive a car.

Children with ADHD have weaker brain network connections: Study

Children with ADHD have weaker brain network connections: Study

A new research has found weaker brain network connections among children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) after analyzing MRI brain scans. The research team at Stanford University School of Medicine compared MRI scans of children with ADHD with those not having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The research paper has been published in the journal Biological Psychiatry.

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Daughters of Charity closes $260 million deal with BlueMountain Capital

Daughters of Charity closes $260 million deal with BlueMountain Capital

Catholic-run Daughters of Charity hospital system will now be managed by a New York City-based hedge fund. After uncertainty for two years, Daughters of Charity Health System announced on Monday that it has closed a $260 million deal with New York based hedge fund. California Attorney General Kamala Harris approved the deal 10 days back with strict conditions. Daughters of Charity will be able to run for at least three more years with the funds received from the hedge fund in the current deal.

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‘Hot Jupiters’ Water Mystery Solves with Cloud behind Exoplanets

‘Hot Jupiters’ Water Mystery Solves with Cloud behind Exoplanets

By using the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes, scientists revealed that so called ‘Hot Jupiters' appear to be strangely dry. ‘Hot Jupiters’ are gaseous planets bigger than our own solar system’s Jupiter orbiting their parent stars closer than Mercury orbits the sun. From past many years, it was believed that these exoplanets must be having water, after all, oxygen, after hydrogen and helium, is the most abundant element in the universe. But, the mystery has now been solved and scientists are surprised with the fact that, Where’s the water?

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Attorney General approves Daughters of Charity hospital deal with strict conditions

Attorney General approves Daughters of Charity hospital deal with strict conditions

Putting endless speculations to rest, the decision in the case of Daughters of Charity hospital deal came out on Thursday. Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has given conditional consent for a transaction permitting a change of authority of the Daughters of Charity Health System, a troubled network of non-profit hospitals.

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Mystery put into rest: Gas Bubble formation in joint behind knuckle cracking sound

Mystery put into rest: Gas Bubble formation in joint behind knuckle cracking sound

Do you love the sound that comes when knuckles crack? Now, radiologists have an answer as to why knuckles crack. It was being said that the activity is not good for your hands, but radiologists have cancelled those rumors stating that the source of the noise does not cause any immediate harm.

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California Supreme Court says report for Newhall Ranch improperly dealt with greenhouse gas emissions

California Supreme Court says report for Newhall Ranch improperly dealt with greenhouse gas emissions

The environmental impact report for the projected Newhall Ranch development has been rejected by the California Supreme Court, which has declared that it minimized the impact of the project’s greenhouse gas emissions and didn’t guard an endangered species of fish in the proper way.

The ruling has come as a blow to the project, which was planned for the building of over 20,000 new homes, a commercial district and a number of schools on a nearly 2,500-acre parcel in Santa Clarita. The whole 12,000-acre project is mainly undeveloped open area.

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Taylor Farms Pacific Inc. recalls a mix of diced celery and onion

Taylor Farms Pacific Inc. recalls a mix of diced celery and onion

In a statement on Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Taylor Farms Pacific Inc. of Tracy, California, has recalled diced celery and onion mixture used in Costco chicken salad and other foods that contain celery in a move to take caution in abundance.

The FDA said that the foods ranging from Thai-style salads to packaged wraps and dinners have been recalled. Their sale is done at Costco, Target, Starbucks and a number of other outlets.

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EPA Set Forward National Guidelines to Protect Swimmers from Harmful Algae Toxins

EPA Set Forward National Guidelines to Protect Swimmers from Harmful Algae Toxins

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has put a step forward to protect swimmers and kayakers from the growing threats posed by toxic algae in lakes and rivers. They have formulated National guidelines to protect swimmers especially those people who are likely to swallow water during recreational activities. Last week, the EPA issued a report to Congress saying that their team will look whether new health advisories are needed on algae toxins in drinking water. The agency reported that there are information gaps when it comes to understanding the toxic algae.

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Scientists solve Mystery of Missing Carbon on Mars

Scientists solve Mystery of Missing Carbon on Mars

Scientists said they have decoded the long-standing mystery of missing carbon on the Red Planet. A thin layer of CO2 has covered Mars, which is the reason atmosphere of the planet is dry and cold. But situation wasn’t same many years ago, according to the scientists.

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