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Jonathan Pugh
Attended University of Oregon
Lived in Eugene, OR
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Google is concentrating its autonomous car testing on the more difficult and unpredictable scenarios that crop up on surface streets more often than on freeways.
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A new model of the Sun's solar cycle is producing unprecedentedly accurate predictions of irregularities within the Sun's 11-year heartbeat. The model draws on dynamo effects in two layers of the Sun, one close to the surface and one deep within its convection zone. Predictions from the model suggest that solar activity will fall by 60 per cent during the 2030s to conditions last seen during the 'mini ice age' that began in 1645. 
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It still won't get super cold in Los Angeles. https://escholarship.org/uc/item/98w335dh#page-4
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With California mired in a historic drought and desperate for relief, the trend is significantly increasing the chances that soaking storms will appear across the state this winter, similar to the downpours that filled reservoirs and sent rivers raging during the last major El Niño in the winter of 1997-98.
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Hope so, I have been praying for rain for California
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Most Americans look at the rerun of the Greek euro crisis with something between smug amusement and condescending disapproval. When will those profligate Greeks get their economic house in order an...
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Electric "Pulse" Technology May Replenish Skin's Collagen
A team of Tel Aviv University (TAU) and Harvard Medical School researchers has now devised a non-invasive technique that harnesses pulsed electric fields to generate new skin tissue growth. According to their research, the novel non-invasive tissue stimulat...
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Will 49% accuracy increase be enough? Google Voice voice to text translations are really really bad...
Google said it was able to cut transcription errors by 49 percent.
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A large asteroid making a pass by Earth this weekend is believed to be worth more than the entire economy of Japan.
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Utter rubbish, you dump a large amount of a commodity onto a market its price drops, so no the asteroid isn't worth the amount claimed unless its slowly released ....just like diamonds.
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We assume humans choose which innovations to bring into existence. But a new techno-philosophy questions just how much we control our technological destiny.
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German car manufacturer Audi has reportedly invented a carbon-neutral diesel fuel , made solely from water, carbon dioxide and renewable energy sources. And the crystal clear 'e-diesel' is already being used to power the Audi A8 owned by the...
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When it comes to electric cars and plug-in hybrids, California has been at the forefront of some of the most generous incentives. In particular, the...
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A mushroom used for centuries in Chinese medicine reduces weight gain in animals, say researchers in Taiwan.
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