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Defense chief hints need to intercept China's cruise missiles

Defense chief hints need to intercept China's cruise missiles

The Raytheon produced Standard Missile-3 Interceptor is a defensive weapon used to destroy short and intermediate-range ballistic missiles. The announcement comes amid the much anticipated high-level talks between the Koreas on Tuesday.


New gene therapy to treat blindness has a price tag: $850K

New gene therapy to treat blindness has a price tag: $850K

The pharmaceutical company Spark Therapeutics asks 850,000 Dollars to cure a rare inherited form of blindness, which is one of the top in ever-increasing medicine prices in the United States. The company said it had agreed bespoke deals with United States insurers, which cover the cost of most USA prescriptions, and they will get a refund if the drug doesn't work as expected.


Why IKEA wants women to pee on their new ad

Why IKEA wants women to pee on their new ad

We're sure the store worker will be delighted with your news, rather than appalled at having to accept a urine-drenched voucher. The tech behind this is actually pretty neat and took some time to develop. "Careful selection of materials, together with a controlled capillary flow have been crucial for the success of this project". "Technical advancements made during the work with this campaign have the potential to improve medical diagnostics", the company explained .


Thursday was Delhi's coldest day of season

Thursday was Delhi's coldest day of season

Over 500 flights were also delayed and more than 20 cancelled as dense fog severely hampered visibility at the Indira Gandhi International airport here. Sinha also invited suggestions to improve the system performance. Planes can land in visibility below 50 metres only if the pilots are trained in CAT IIIB (a system of advanced technology for low-visibility landings that allows aircraft qualified to land in visibility of 25-50 metres).


Oregonians Now Full of Gas They Pump Themselves

Oregonians Now Full of Gas They Pump Themselves

KTVL News 10 asked its fan base what they thought about the new law on its Facebook page, and the number one complaint seemed to be that the industrious beavers do not know how to pump gas. What's important is that now, both the driver and the gas station owners will be able to take advantage of the freedom to choose what they prefer. In at least one rural county, co-op members are issued cards that allow them to pump their own gas any time of day.


Westinghouse, Toshiba's Troubled Nuclear Unit, Is Acquired

Westinghouse, Toshiba's Troubled Nuclear Unit, Is Acquired

It's Brookfield Business Partners' biggest deal so far, and is expected to close in the third quarter this year. Brookfield said the deal will be funded by a mix of equity and long-term debt. One of Westinghouse's unfinished US projects, known as Vogtle in Georgia, will continue with Southern Co . replacing the company as the project manager.