2018-12-05 02:30:03 UTC
'Error neurons' play role in how brain processes mistakes
phys.org/Neuroscience, 04 Dec 2018 22:11Z
New research from Cedars-Sinai has identified neurons that play a role in
how people recognize errors they make, a discovery that may have
implications for the treatment of conditions including obsessive-compulsive
Study suggests fipronil caused massive honeybee die-off in France
phys.org, 04 Dec 2018
A team of researchers from the University of Exeter and Fera Science Ltd,
both in the UK has found evidence that implicates the insecticide fipronil
as the culprit behind a massive die-off of honeybees in France in the 1990s.
In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,
the group describes their study of 2 insecticides that were thought to be
behind the die-offs and what they found.
[We've looked at this on AGW before. In some regions like EU and UK
honeybee numbers have been stat sig -ve corr with agric area and
pesticide use; in other regions glob temps and atm gases are the best
explanation of slump in hive numbers and commercial honey yields].
Here's what could happen if Brexit gets a 'no' vote
* May's Government found in contempt of Parliament over Brexit legal advice
ABC News, 05 Dec 2018
If Britain's Parliament rejects Prime Minister Theresa May's deal on
Dec 11, the UK will have to pick from a handful of bad options to
Livestock 'couldn't escape the fire' say farmers pointing finger at
ABC/QLD Country Hour, 04 Dec 2018 21:42Z
As Queensland recovers from its bushfire crisis, farmers and volunteer
firefighters are claiming not enough has been done to stop bushfires
spreading from National Parks onto people's properties.
Brexit campaigner Farage quits UK Independence Party
ABC News, 04 Dec 2018 21:57Z
The former party leader fears UKIP has gone too far to the right of politics
and won't fill the "huge space" for a Brexit party in UK politics, citing
its appointment of a prominent anti-Islam activist.
'Crazy', 'dangerous' Saudi Prince responsible for Khashoggi killing, US
ABC News, 04 Dec 2018 21:58Z
Leading US senators say they are more certain than ever Saudi Crown Prince
Mohammed bin Salman was responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal
Khashoggi after they received a CIA briefing on the matter.
'We will get you arrested': A 'tsunami' of scam calls fleece Aussies out of $
800,000 in one month
ABC News Breakfast, 04 Dec 2018 23:39Z
New figures from the ATO reveal more than 37,000 scam attempts were reported
last month alone, with one elderly person fleeced out of $236,000.
For 30 years, Nikki blamed her hay fever on pollen. The real culprit was
sitting right under her nose
ABC News, 05 Dec 2018 00:38Z
Nikki Atack is severely allergic to a range of fruits, vegetables and
pollens - and she's not alone. Experts say there's a link between hay fever
and food allergies, but the good news is there are steps you can take to
ease your symptoms.
Pyne insists $50b submarine project on track despite blowout reports
ABC News, 05 Dec 2018 00:48Z
Serious discrepancies are emerging over the status of Australia's biggest
ever defence project, with Defence Minister Christopher Pyne rejecting
reports of extra costs and construction time.
Four men charged in Panama Papers investigation
Posted 44 minutes ago
05 Dec 2018 00:52Z
Federal authorities in New York announce a raft of conspiracy and tax fraud
charges against 4 men in the first US prosecution related to the
so-called Panama Papers.
Two forces are colliding to make this the end of Trump's presidency as
we know it
ABC/Opinion, 05 Dec 2018 01:09Z
Donald Trump started Dec in much the same way that he has behaved
during every other month: with a storm of tweets. But to the relief of many
Americans, a change may be on the way, writes Micheline Maynard.
Australia's economic growth slows rapidly to 2.8pc
ABC News, 05 Dec 2018 00:44Z
Australia's economy appears to be slowing much more rapidly than expected,
after a spurt of growth in the first half of the year.
Australian shares drop $23b, after Wall Street's plunge on US recession fears
ABC News, 04 Dec 2018 23:39Z
The local share market drops sharply, following an $US820 bn wipe out
on Wall Street overnight - triggered by American recession fears and ongoing
uncertainty over the US-China "trade truce".
[How to win a trade war:]
Trump flags trade truce extension but reminds China 'I'm a Tariff Man'
ABC News, 04 Dec 2018 21:43Z
As the US and China pause a trade war, President Donald Trump warns Beijing
the war won't end unless his negotiators are fully satisfied.
Wall St plunges $US820b on recession fears and US-China trade uncertainty
ABC News, 04 Dec 2018 21:41Z
The Dow Jones plummets by almost 800 points - its biggest fall since the
Oct sell-off - over lingering concerns about the US-China trade war, and
the bond market signalling the rising risk of recession.
The Associated Press @AP 04 Dec 2018 21:05Z
BREAKING: Stocks close sharply lower as trade jitters rattle investors;
Dow Jones Industrial Average plunges nearly 800 points.
[Dow nearing a 1200 point correction].
Dow Jones Industrial Average
INDEXDJX: .DJI - 4 Dec, 4:07 pm GMT-5
25,027.07 -799.36 (3.10%) *** down 3.1%!! ***
Sterling rises after a top EU court advisor says the UK can cancel Brexit
without asking for permission
CNBC, 04 Dec 2018
The legal advisor for the European Union's top court said Tue that the
UK can cancel Brexit without asking for permission from other EU member states.
NASDAQ: TSLA - 4 Dec, 3:01 pm GMT-5
360.11 USD +1.62 (0.45%) up
Kia Motors Corporation
KRX: 000270 - 4 Dec, 3:30 pm GMT+9
30,450 KRW +50 (0.16%) up
Suncor Energy Inc.
TSE: SU - 4 Dec, 2:44 pm GMT-5
42.89 CAD -0.040 (0.093%) even
Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd
TSE: KML - 4 Dec, 2:45 pm GMT-5
15.52 CAD -0.045 (0.29%) down
NYSE: BP - 4 Dec, 3:01 pm GMT-5
41.07 USD -0.12 (0.29%) down
BHP Billiton Limited
ASX: BHP - 4 Dec, 4:10 pm AEDT
31.62 AUD -0.20 (0.63%) down
TC PIPELINES LP Common Stock
TSE: TRP - 4 Dec, 2:45 pm GMT-5
54.94 CAD -0.44 (0.79%) down
Peabody Energy Corporation
NYSE: BTU - 4 Dec, 3:00 pm GMT-5
32.62 USD -0.26 (0.81%) down
MCX: GAZP - 4 Dec, 3:08 pm GMT+3
163.95 RUB -1.45 (0.88%) down
Hyundai Motor Co
KRX: 005380 - 4 Dec, 3:30 pm GMT+9
107,500 KRW -1,000 (0.92%) down
Whitehaven Coal Ltd
ASX: WHC - 4 Dec, 4:10 pm AEDT
4.40 AUD -0.050 (1.12%) *** down 1.1% ***
MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION
TYO: 7211 - 4 Dec, 3:00 pm GMT+9
698 JPY -8 (1.13%) *** down 1.1% ***
Exxon Mobil Corporation
NYSE: XOM - 4 Dec, 3:00 pm GMT-5
80.23 USD -0.99 (1.22%) *** down 1.2% ***
Woodside Petroleum Limited
ASX: WPL - 4 Dec, 4:10 pm AEDT
31.74 AUD -0.42 (1.31%) *** down 1.3% ***
NYSE: COP - 4 Dec, 3:00 pm GMT-5
67.78 USD -1.33 (1.92%) *** down 1.9% ***
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG
ETR: BMW - 4 Dec, 12:52 pm GMT+1
74.05 EUR -1.61 (2.13%) *** down 2.1% ***
NYSE: CVX - 4 Dec, 3:01 pm GMT-5
118.18 USD -2.49 (2.06%) *** down 2.1% ***
Ford Motor Company
NYSE: F - 4 Dec, 3:01 pm GMT-5
9.30 USD -0.30 (3.07%) *** down 3.1% ***
General Motors Company
NYSE: GM - 4 Dec, 3:02 pm GMT-5
36.97 USD -1.48 (3.85%) *** down 3.9% ***