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The Canadian mobile phone service you can't get here
CBC News
A Canadian wireless provider is making a name for itself with a mix-and-match approach that charges cellphone customers only for what they use, but there's a catch for Canadians hoping for a deal — the company based in Toronto isn't able to operate in this country. Ting doesn't have contracts and uses a month-to-month system that is winning over smartphone users in the U.S.
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Abu Dhabi police takes part in airplane quality control course in Milan
Financial Post
The Air Wing Department at the Abu Dhabi Police participated in a course on airplane quality control that was recently held at Agusta Systocalendi Academy in Milan, IT. The delegation, which was headed by Lieutenant Colonel Adel Abdul Aziz Al Sajwani, Director of Supply Branch, included Waleed Mohammed Al Raisi, First Lieutenant Abdullah Hasan Al Marzouqi, and Lieutenant Technician Ibrahim Al Bloushi.
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Space Exploration Technologies wins bid to launch Canadian radar satellites
CBC News
Privately owned Space Exploration Technologies was selected to launch a trio of Canadian radar satellites aboard a single Falcon 9 rocket, the company announced. The California-based firm, also known as SpaceX, already is flying NASA cargo to the International Space Station, a permanently staffed research outpost that flies about 400 kilometres above Earth.
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Robotic technology could hobble prospects of mine workers
Sunshine Coast Daily
unskilled workers risk becoming increasingly obsolete and regional towns decimated as mining giants embrace new robotic technology for their operations. Already Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton are rolling out the equipment in waves on the western side of the country, with driverless trains and remote-controlled trucks being manoeuvred from bases in Perth.
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A sustainable nanotechnology design for micro-sized microbial fuel cells
Nano Werk
Microbial fuel cells are a prime example of environmental biotechnology that turns the treatment of organic wastes into a source of electricity. Fuel cell technology, despite its recent popularity as a possible solution for a fossil-fuel free future, is actually quite old — the principle was discovered in 1838 and the first fuel cell was developed in 1843.
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The Canadian mobile phone service you can't get here
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A Canadian wireless provider is making a name for itself with a mix-and-match approach that charges cellphone customers only for what they use, but there's a catch for Canadians hoping for a deal — the company based in Toronto isn't able to operate in this country.

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NASA probe returns images of distant Earth
CBC News
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has sent back stunning images of Earth and its moon, showing our home planet from more than one billion kilometres away. The Saturn probe took advantage of a rare opportunity to point its cameras back towards Earth.

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Toyota revs up quality control with training centre
The Chronicle Herald
Toyota is opening a training facility for mechanics complete with a test course that simulates 13 driving conditions including cobblestones and bumpy roads as part of the automaker's efforts to avoid a repeat of its recall fiasco.

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Microfluidic breakthrough in biotechnology
Science Daily
Chemical flasks and inconvenient chemostats for cultivation of bacteria are likely soon to be discarded. Researchers have constructed a microfluidic system allowing for merging, transporting and splitting of microdroplets. With this method hundreds of different bacteria cultures can be maintained simultaneously in a single system.
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Basic science linked to faster economic growth
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Middle-income countries that focus on basic sciences, such as physics and chemistry, grow their economies faster than nations that invest in applied sciences, such as medicine or psychology. They say that investing in basic scientific research is to be the best way a middle-income country can foment fast economic growth, although they found no direct cause and effect between basic science and economic development.
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