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Scientists make List of Top 10 Powerhouse Vegetables for First Time Ever

Scientists make List of Top 10 Powerhouse Vegetables for First Time Ever

Scientists have ranked vegetables based on their nutritional value for the first time ever. A new study from the US researchers was conducted to identify the top 10 powerhouse fruits and vegetables (PFVs) from 41 nutritionally dense fruits and vegetables. Findings of the study have been published in the Preventing Chronic Disease journal.

The first position was grabbed by watercress with a score of 100. The second place went to Chinese cabbage with 91.99, followed by chard (89.27), beet green (87.08) and spinach (86.43).

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Best-preserved pterosaur eggs found

Best-preserved pterosaur eggs found

At a site in northwestern China, researchers from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology in Beijing have found well preserved, three-dimensional eggs of ancient winged reptiles. The specie is believed to have lived more than 100 million years ago.

Researchers also found adult fossils of this new prehistoric winged reptile species: Hamipterus tianshanensis, along with the five well intact eggs. This species existed in the dinosaur era. These creatures are believed to have been the largest flying reptiles known.

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Turning Hills into Plains can Prove Fatal, warn Researchers

Turning Hills into Plains can Prove Fatal, warn Researchers

Researchers from Chang'an University in China have raised concerns over an activity where mountains are flattened to create land and build new living spaces.

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US Initiative to Cut Carbon Emission Could Influence China’s Climate Policies

US Initiative to Cut Carbon Emission Could Influence China’s Climate Policies

A Chinese expert and some other environment activists closely following the international negotiations have said that President Barack Obama's move to cut rates of carbon emission in the US is likely to influence China's climate policies as well. Chinese officials have been under pressure already as the major cities in China have faced smog and pollution related issues in recent months.

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Shanghai Oriental Pearl and Sony to set up joint ventures to sell PlayStation in China

Shanghai Oriental Pearl and Sony to set up joint ventures to sell PlayStation in

In a Shanghai Stock Exchange filing on Monday, Chinese firm Shanghai Oriental Pearl Culture Development has revealed that that it is teaming up with Japan-based electronics major Sony to set up two joint ventures for selling Sony popular PlayStation gaming consoles in China.

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China, US to step up cooperation on climate change

China, US to step up cooperation on climate change

The authorities in China and the US are looking to step up cooperation on efforts to combat climate change even as they find a host of matters of disagreements.

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Petco to Stop Carrying Pet Treat from China over Potential Risk of Death for Animals

Petco to Stop Carrying Pet Treat from China over Potential Risk of Death for Ani

Petco has emerged as the first national chain to stop carrying pet treats from China by the end of 2014. The announcement for the same was made by the company after noticing over 1,000 deaths of American dogs and more than 5,600 illnesses linked with jerky treats made in China.

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China bans Windows 8 devices from some government IT purchases

China bans Windows 8 devices from some government IT purchases

In a move which has evidently taken software giant Microsoft by surprise, the company's Windows 8 devices have been banned by China, at least involving the government IT purchases. Microsoft recently announced that it will no longer support Windows XP. Many computers worldwide are still using Windows XP and many technology experts believe that China has taken the decision against Windows 8 to express its protests against Microsoft's decision to push clients for an upgrade.

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Andrew Ng Joins Hands with Baidu to work on Artificial Intelligence Projects

Andrew Ng Joins Hands with Baidu to work on Artificial Intelligence Projects

Baidu, the most popular Chinese-language online search provider, has hired Andrew Ng, ‘Google Brain’ founder and Stanford University AI Lab director. The company has hired Andrew for its new $300 million AI lab which is about to open in the Silicon Valley.

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Baidu Appoints Andrew Ng as Chief Scientist to Set Up Artificial-Intelligence Research Project

Baidu Appoints Andrew Ng as Chief Scientist to Set Up Artificial-Intelligence Re

Chinese search engine and online portal Baidu has appointed the creator of Google's massive machine learning system as chief scientist. Andrew Ng will have to set up an AI research project for the Chinese firm that will be carried out at laboratories in Sunnyvale and Beijing. Andrew Ng is also the director of Stanford University's Artificial Intelligence Lab.

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