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Items filtered by date: Friday, 18 August 2017

Reverence for Robots: Japanese Workers Treasure Automation

  • Published in Tech

Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds — 1,500 a minute, to be exact — on humming conveyor belts that zip and wind in a sprawling factory near Tokyo.

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Citizen Scientists Gear Up for Eclipse

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The August 21 solar eclipse, the first to travel coast to coast in the United States in nearly a century, has inspired dozens of citizen science projects involving solar physics, atmosphere and biology.

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Play-script launch

A collection of five short-drama play scripts, including BOX which won the best actor/actress, script, direction at the state drama festival along with 2010, Dinosaur’s Love, Hello and Bermuda by Chalaka Ranasooriya will be launched at Western Province Aesthetic Resort on August 20 at 2.30 pm.

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Heta Dakina Ranil begins

Heta Dakina Ranil, (Encounter Ranil), an exhibition depicting special events covering Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s four-decade political journey was opened by President Maithripala Sirisena at the BMICH yesterday.

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UNP says No Confidence in Wijeyadasa

The Working Committee of the United National Party and its Parliamentary Group yesterday unanimously adopted a resolution stating that they do not have confidence in the conduct of Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe.

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Karadiyana waste management project inaugurated

President Maithripala Sirisena named the Karadiyana waste management project as the “Mihisaru Viyamana Resource Management Centre” and laid the foundation stone for the Karadiyana electricity generating project and landfill named the ‘Batahira Kasala Viduliyata’ project yesterday morning.

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