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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 20, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 20, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 20, 2014
By United Press International
Study: Overfishing threatens a quarter of the world's sharks and rays

Study: Overfishing threatens a quarter of the world's sharks and rays

VNACOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A quarter of the world's cartilaginous fish, namely sharks and rays, face extinction within the next few decades through overfishing, Canadian scientists say.
War on invasive lionfish in Atlantic waters yields first good news

War on invasive lionfish in Atlantic waters yields first good news

CORVALLIS, Ore., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Scientists say they've made progress in the war on lionfish, a voracious, invasive tropical species that's wiped out most native fish in some Atlantic locales.
39 minutes closer to quantam computing

39 minutes closer to quantam computing

(UPI) -- A fragile quantum computing state remained stable for 39 minutes at room temperature, setting a quantum memory world record and heralding a new phase in super fast quantum computing.
Ananth Baliga
Tree-dwelling orangutans in Borneo increasingly coming to earth

Tree-dwelling orangutans in Borneo increasingly coming to earth

BURNABY, British Columbia, July 29 (UPI) -- Orangutans in Borneo are coming down from the trees, a newly observed behavior that may show adaptation to habitat change, primatologists say.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 20, 2013.
By United Press International

DNA study suggests human immunity to disease has ethnicity basis

BURNABY, British Columbia, April 19 (UPI) -- Immunity to disease may vary depending on ethnicity so designing treatments that will work for everybody may be impossible, U.S. and Canadian researchers say.

Protein changes on virus change strain

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The influenza virus continually undergoes slight modifications to the proteins covering its surface, causing the new strains, a Canadian researcher says.

De nova firms, a new business sector

BOSTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- A new breed of technology start-up companies -- de nova firms -- are creating a novel, potentially very profitable business cycle, researchers in Canada said.

People happier if they give than receive

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- No matter how much money -- or how little money -- people have, they feel happier after they give to others than buy for themselves, Canadian researchers say.

Woman who killed animals out of jail

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A young Canadian woman convicted of torturing and killing animals and who fantasized about killing homeless people is out of jail, authorities say.

Date of Polynesia settlement refined

BURNABY, British Columbia, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Researchers say they've improved their dating of when the last major chapter in human colonization, the so-called Polynesian triangle, occurred.

Diplomat: French diplomats good models

LONDON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- If British diplomatic corps want to become considered among the world's elite, it should look to the French, Britain's top diplomat said.

Fish virus found in Canadian waters

VICTORIA, British Columbia, July 19 (UPI) -- Canadian researchers have reported detecting a potentially deadly virus, found in some European salmon farms, in freshwater sport fish in British Columbia.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 20, 2012.
By United Press International
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Simon Fraser
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Simon Fraser (born March 27, 1983 in Upper Arlington, Ohio) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football at Ohio State.

Fraser has also played for the Atlanta Falcons.

At Ohio State University, Fraser was a three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete selection and a two-time Academic All-Big Ten Conference honoree, as well as a co-captain as a senior.

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