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Check out the latest science and technology news, pictures, headlines or videos from around the world from the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday

Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:49:26 +0000

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Impossible Foods veggie burger to take on the US market

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:23:21 +0000

Impossible Foods has announced is is moving into a new factory in East Oakland, California that will be capable of producing one million pounds of burgers every month.(image)

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Google security cameras can be turned off by burglars

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:20:56 +0000

Jason Doyle, a security researcher from Florida, has found two flaws with the Google Nest series of security cameras, which which could allow burglar to take the system offline for more than 60 seconds.(image)

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Mark Zuckerberg might reveal MIND-READING brain implants

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:20:03 +0000

Mark Zuckerberg's 'Building 8' team, which is based in Menlo Park in San Francisco, is using Facebook's billions to create experimental technology.(image)

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NASA captures Etna erupting from the ISS

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:19:17 +0000

Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency captured this image and shared it with his social media followers, admitting that at first glance you might miss the massive eruption.(image)

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Robotic hand covered in 'electric skin' created

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:56:58 +0000

Researchers from the University of Glasgow have created a hypersensitive hand that could be used to make more responsive prosthetics for amputees.(image)

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Soon you can book your hair appointment using Instagram

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:56:08 +0000

Instagram will soon let users book appointments directly through the app. The social media platform will add the new feature later this year in a bid to take on the likes of OpenTable and Yelp.(image)

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SpaceX robot spotted on Florida drone ship

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:51:45 +0000

Equipment was captured from a helicopter by space enthusiast Stephen Marr in Port Canaveral, Florida. The equipment is believed to be a highly anticipated Optimus Prime-style robot.(image)

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Three mobile glitch reveals customer details to strangers

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:48:10 +0000

Some users of the Maidenhead-based company Three have complained after they were shown personal details of strangers when logging into online accounts in the 'My3' app.(image)

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'Baby Boom' supersonic jet is tipped for take off

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:38:55 +0000

Boom Supersonic said it received $33million (£26million) in funding and was ready to build its XB-1 jet prototype. It will be created by Denver-based Boom.(image)

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Scientists switch on 'artificial sun' in German lab

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:35:25 +0000

The giant honeycomb-like structure is based near Cologne, Germany and known as the 'Synlight' experiment. It uses 149 giant spotlights normally found in cinemas to simulate sunlight.(image) In this March 21, 2017 photo engineer Volkmar Dohmen stands in front of xenon short-arc lamps in the DLR German national aeronautics and space research center in Juelich, western Germany. The lights are part of an artificial sun that will be used for research purposes. (Caroline Seidel/dpa via AP)

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Indian nuclear power plant contracts 'smallpox'

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:39:05 +0000

Experts have said the pipes, which are made from a rare alloy, have contracted a smallpox-like virus which is spreading throughout two water reactors at the plant in Kakrapar in Gujarat.(image)

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Hackers threaten to wipe 300 million iCloud accounts

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:17:11 +0000

Hackers who identified themselves as the 'Turkish Crime Family' are threatening to wipe data from 300 million global iCloud accounts as well as remotely resetting iPhone handsets.(image)

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How to smell like your cat

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:43:22 +0000

The kitten-inspired scent was produced by Demeter Fragrance Library, which is based in New York. The smell of young animals is thought to trigger the release of dopamine.(image)

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Dinosaurs could have come earlier with a UK origin

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:31:16 +0000

A study of fossil records from the University of Cambridge suggests that current understandings of the origin of dinosaurs and how they evolved may be wrong.(image)

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Try this strange Pink Trombone voice simulator

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:28:56 +0000

The Pink Trombone voice simulator was created by Neil Thapen, a researcher at the Institute of Mathematics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.(image)

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Boiling water more than once leads to a dull cuppa

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:22:24 +0000

William Gorman, chairman of the Surrey-based Tea and Infusions Association, claims that boiling the same water more than once removes some of its oxygen and nitrogen, leading to a dull cup of tea.(image)

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The incredible U-shaped New York skyscraper is unveiled

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:21:00 +0000

Concept designs for ‘The Big Bend’, a curved tower that would transform Manhattan’s skyline, have been unveiled. Stretching 4,000 feet, the slender skyscraper would straddle Billionaire's Row.(image)

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Japan firm creates the world's most efficient solar panels

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:06:53 +0000

The world's most efficient solar panels were created by researchers from Kaneka Corporation, a solar energy firm based in Osaka, Japan.(image)

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PodRide reveals e-bike which resembles a toy car 

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:47:50 +0000

Design engineer Mikael Kjellman produced the bizarre PodRide vehicle in Östersund, Sweden, with the basic idea of creating a weather protected and more comfortable bicycle.(image)

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Mystery surrounds new Chinese version of Windows 10

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:29:50 +0000

A new Windows 10 has been designed which will allow the Redmond company to sell its latest operating system to the Chinese market, after a blanket ban was imposed over US spying fears.(image)

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How to get fried eggs perfectly crispy

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:52:41 +0000

Bon Appetit magazine has revealed that a lot of olive oil is the secret to a crispy fried egg - and its experts warn against flipping the egg over if you want the perfect runny yolk.(image)

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Millennials don’t consider themselves adults until 30

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:27:37 +0000

David Poltrack, chief research officer at CBS, and Nielsen Catalina Solutions, a New York-based media company, found that the median age for millennials is 30 years old (stock image).(image)

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Nasa picture reveals barren surface of the spotless sun

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:04:16 +0000

Images by Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory reveal the the sun has been spotless for 15 days. This is the longest stretch of spotlessness since the last solar minimum in April 2010.(image)

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From Mermaid to man fairy: 69 new emoji revealed

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:18:28 +0000

Emojipedia has published 69 mockups of what the proposed tiny pictographs could look like when they hit users’ keyboards this summer. The list includes fairies, a face vomiting and a woman breast-feeding.(image)

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Smartphone app can screen semen in 5 seconds

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:05:53 +0000

Researchers from two hospitals in the US set out to develop a home-based diagnostic test that could be used to measure semen quality using a smartphone-based device.(image)

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Met Office officially recognises 11 new types of clouds

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:36:58 +0000

Eleven new types of clouds will be officially recognised today, after an amateur meteorologist documented the various differences. New types include the Volutus and Flammagenitus.(image)

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Stunning flythrough reveals space dust in the Milky Way

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:12:24 +0000

Researchers from Berkeley Lab used data from sky surveys conducted with telescopes in Maui and in New Mexico to create detailed ‘dust maps’ of the Milky Way.(image)

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17-year-old schoolboy corrects Nasa data error

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:45:13 +0000

A-Level student Miles Soloman found a fault with radiation sensors on the International Space Station while looking at Nasa data as part of a physics class project at Tapton school in Sheffield.(image)

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The Big One earthquake could sink huge parts of California

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:41:28 +0000

The discovery was made by California State University Fullerton after studying the Newport-Inglewood fault, which runs from Westside of Los Angeles to the Orange County coast.(image)

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Nokia and Facebook team up on transatlantic internet cable

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:33:47 +0000

In recent tests across the Atlantic Ocean, a new type of optical digital signal processing technology from Nokia Bell Labs achieved a capacity that’s roughly 2.5 times that of current systems.(image)

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Five maps that will change the way you look at the world

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:04:29 +0000

Boston public schools recently announced that they will shift to using world maps based on the Peters projection because the Peters projection accurately shows different countries' relative sizes.(image)

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Being 'too busy' has become a status symbol

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:32:53 +0000

While being busy at work is associated with a higher status among Americans, the opposite is true for Italians - who view people with leisurely lives as higher status, researchers have found.(image)

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1 in 4 Brits think robots would be better poloticians

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:03:00 +0000

A survey found UK citizens believe robots would make better politicians than human officials. Approximately 66% see it happening by 2037, but 16% said it will occur in the next one to two years.(image)

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Farmers turn to black market for John Deere software

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:55:03 +0000

Online black markets for cracked John Deere firmware have sprung up in Eastern Europe after the tractor manufacturer introduced restrictive new licensing agreements that ban self-repair.(image)

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Ceres' tilt leaves areas in darkness for million of years

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:41:48 +0000

NASA researchers found that Ceres mysterious bright deposits, which are thought to be water ice, are more likely to appear in craters subjected to millions of years without sunlight.(image)

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Twitter unites after London terror attack in Westminster

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:40:43 +0000

The Metropolitan Police confirmed that one of their servicemen was stabbed to death outside parliament by the attacker.(image)

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Three other plants act like catnip to drive kitties nuts 

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:35:12 +0000

Three plants other that catnip have been found to induce a state of kitty bliss, researchers at The University of Texas at San Antonio have found.(image)

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Brain scans predict how well a movie will do in theaters 

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:08:39 +0000

Researchers at Northwestern scanned brain waves of people watching movie trailers to determine what type of content is most engaging and memorable to consumers.(image)

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Samsung unveils teaser trailer for the Galaxy S8 handset

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:09:36 +0000

Samsung is set to unveil the Galaxy S8 in just over a week – but it has shared a teaser to hype up customers. The clip still leaves room for mystery, but it does give clues on the handset's design.(image)

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High-res animation reveals Earth's magnetic field

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:06:41 +0000

The ESA has released the highest resolution map yet of Earth’s ‘lithospheric magnetic field,’ a weak layer in the massive ‘cocoon’ around our planet, using data the Swarm satellites.(image)

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Studios set to charge $30 to watch new movies at home

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:05:29 +0000

Six out of the seven biggest Hollywood studios want to offer new movies on-demand shortly after their debut in theaters. Consumers could pay $30 to see a move 30-45 days after it is released.(image)

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WW1 sharpshooters used primitive kit to shoot enemy

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:51:01 +0000

Chilling photographs reveal the primitive equipment deadly Allied snipers were forced to work with during the harsh and unrelenting conditions of the Great War.(image)

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Aircrafts will be based the flight of world's fastest bird

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:42:22 +0000

BAE Systems and City, University of London have been studying how peregrine falcons fly in order to make aircrafts more safe, aerodynamic and fuel efficient.(image)

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Romans may have abandoned modern life to join the Huns

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:26:07 +0000

Researchers from the University of Cambridge on gravesite remains in Hungary has revealed for the first time how ordinary people may have dealt with the arrival of the Huns.(image)

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Elon Musk gobbles up $70MILLION-worth of Bel Air mansions

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:24:48 +0000

Astounding photos show one of the massive, eco-friendly compounds where Tesla CEO Elon Musk lives.(image)

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Arctic and Antarctic sea ice hits record wintertime low

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:15:12 +0000

At its 2017 winter maximum, the extent of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean covered just 14.49 million square kilometres (5.59 million square miles) on Feb. 22, almost the size of Russia(image)

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Blind person's brain ‘rewires’ itself to heighten senses

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:13:31 +0000

The brain of a blind person ‘rewires’ itself to enhance their other senses - just like the Hollywood film Scent of a Woman, according to new research from the US.(image)

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Facebook Safety Check activated after London terror attack

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:45:52 +0000

The tool allows Facebook users in London to tell friends they are safe automatically, and users are offered to view a list of friends who might be in the capital.(image)

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Researchers reveal glasses that enhance human color vision

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:30:27 +0000

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison developed a device that uses transmission filters to allow humans to see distinct hues that normally appear identical.(image)

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Google allow users to share their locations in mapping app

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:27:55 +0000

Google is to revamp its popular maps app to allow users to share their locations, in order to boost engagement on a product of increasing strategic importance to the search giant.(image)

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Space tourist offers advice to those on SpaceX moon rocket

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:26:48 +0000

The advice comes from video game developer Richard Garriott de Cayeux, from Cambridge. He paid $30million (£24 million) to spend 12 days aboard the International Space Station in 2008.(image)

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US firm wants to run all-electric flights in 10 years

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:17:20 +0000

Start-up Wright Electric, based in Allston, Massachusetts, claims that its electric flights could drastically cut the cost of travel by removing the need for jet fuel.(image)

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Brain pleasure centre is revealed by scientists

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:33:51 +0000

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology have discovered that the central amygdala, the brain area has previously been linked to fear, also acts as a centre for pleasure.(image)

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US military tests railgun fires 'bullets' at 4,500 mph

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:26:05 +0000

The technology has been described as 'game-changing'. The railgun was tested Dahlgren naval facility's new Terminal Range in Virginia was created by BAE Systems.(image)

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Elon Musk blasts Trump's Nasa bill

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:11:46 +0000

The bill, which grants Washington-based Nasa $19.5 billion (£15.6 billion) in funding for deep space exploration, is the first of its kind to pass through Congress in six years.(image)

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Ex-Nasa engineer builds a dartboard that MOVES

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:59:53 +0000

A dartboard that incorporates an infrared motion capture system that tracks the movement of the dart through the air was built by YouTube engineer Mark Rober from Orange County, California.(image)

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Amazon's Outfit Compare is put to the test

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:50:01 +0000

The retail giant debuted the tool, Outfit Compare, over the weekend. Writer Clemence Michallon (pictured) found the app favored short dresses over long, pants over skirts and bare legs over tights.(image)

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Amazon adds Prime Now shopping to its smart speaker 

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:49:22 +0000

Amazon's Alexa will now make a beer run for you. The firm has added Alexa voice shopping through Prime Now, letting members order daily essentials with the free two-hour delivery service.(image)

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Indian drug-addicted parrots battle it out with farmers

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:03:56 +0000

Parrots have been caught raiding farms in the town of Neemuch, India, to eat morphine-rich poppies. The birds sleep for hours after a hit and have even been seen falling to their death in a dazed stupor.(image)

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Chemists reveal the science for cooking the perfect pasta

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:15:31 +0000

Cooking pasta may sound simple, but there is an actual science to cooking it perfectly. The American Chemical Society shares four tips on how to serve up delectable al dente noodles.(image)

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Airline laptop ban brings chaos for passengers

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:15:15 +0000

Laptops, iPads and Kindles will be outlawed on services into Britain amid fears terrorists have perfected a new type of bomb that blew a hole in a Somalian jet last year (pictured).(image)

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Jerusalem tomb of Jesus at risk of 'catastrophic' collapse

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:49:05 +0000

Researchers from the National Technical University of Athens have warned that the sacred site in Jerusalem is at a 'very real risk' of collapsing as it is discovered it lies on unstable ground.(image)

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Soviet submarine hideout that could be revived

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:14:26 +0000

The dark maze of tunnels in Pavlovsk, Russia, was supposed to serve as a nuclear shelter for Soviet Union submarines, but construction slowed in in the 1980s and the hangar was left unfinished.(image)

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Tech geniuses turn their car into a Mario Kart controller

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:03:33 +0000

Two gamers from Illinois have created a car hack which turned their family saloon into a giant driving simulator, using the cars controls to play the N64 classic Mario Kart.(image)

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Sea otters 'ahead of humans' in using tools

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:02:02 +0000

The team of researchers led by the University of Wyoming found sea otters may have been using tools for millions of years in order to break open clams and marine snails.(image)

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iPads banned but iPhones OK: What can you bring on flight?

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:14:35 +0000

The move, which is likely to spark travel chaos at affected airports, was imposed just hours after a similar ban was unveiled by the US but Government deny they are copying Donald Trump.(image)

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Diesel cars pumping out 9 times limit for harmful emission

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:09:28 +0000

Diesel cars on British roads can emit more than nine times the level of dangerous pollutants allowed in official tests.(image)

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Excavation uncovers hidden coins dating back 1,400 years

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:04:02 +0000

An archaeological dig undertaken as part of the widening of the main road connecting Tel Aviv and Jerusalem has uncovered a treasure trove of coins buried by ancient Israelis around 1,400 years ago.(image)

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The six tips that will ensure everyone respects you

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:30:09 +0000

Amy Cuddy, an associate professor at Harvard Business School, reveals how small tweaks to body language can help us perform at our best.(image)

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Milennials don't know how to change a light bulb

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:16:42 +0000

A study by British home maintenance company Corgi HomePlan found that one in five young people blame their parents for not teaching them how to do basic household tasks (stock image).(image)

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Somerset man to sell 2,000-year-old lead Roman ingot

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:43:28 +0000

The stunning 85lb (38kg) ingot, which is inscribed with the name of emperor Marcus Aurelius Armeniacus and dates to 164 CE, was found by 32-year-old Jason Baker from Plymouth.(image)

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Sky Q adds voice control to its remote

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:27:28 +0000

The latest Sky Q remote comes with a voice button linked to a microphone which users can speak into to search for content. The service will be available to Sky Q users in the UK and Ireland.(image)

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Sleep calculator tells you what time you should be in bed

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:58:12 +0000

Good news for night owls, a new sleep calculator suggests that going to bed early may not actually be the key to waking refreshed - you simply need to know when your ideal 'cycle' of sleep starts(image)

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Sleep calculator tells you what time you should be in bed

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:58:12 +0000

Good news for night owls, a new sleep calculator suggests that going to bed early may not actually be the key to waking refreshed - you simply need to know when your ideal 'cycle' of sleep starts(image)

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Facial recognition software can find your sculpture double

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:03:16 +0000

Quebec-based Musée de la Civilisation has released facial recognition software that scans through 123 facial comparison points and matches your face to an ancient sculpture within seconds.(image)

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Ancient fossil named in David Attenborough's honour

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:55:46 +0000

The ancient crustacean, which is just nine millimetres long, was found 'frozen in time' in volcanic ash deposits in what is now Herefordshire.(image)

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7,000 underground methane gas bubbles in Russia

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:13:11 +0000

Scientists from Yamal department for science and innovation in Russia believe methane 'bubbles' will erupt causing large craters in Arctic regions of Siberia.(image)

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British inventor cleans up in deal with Tesco

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:12:51 +0000

Michael Pritchard from Essex has signed a deal with Tesco to supply his 'Anyway Spray', a new bottle design which cuts down on waste and can be sprayed from any angle.(image)

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Google should face criminal probe under the Terrorism Act

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:03:14 +0000

Google should face prosecution under the Terrorism Act unless it removes online hate speech, the Solicitor General said yesterday.(image)

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Twitter bans accounts for 'promotion of terrorism'

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:49:32 +0000

Twitter revealed the latest figures in its crackdown on users advocating political or religious violence, and said it was increasingly using software to find them.(image)

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Archaeologists discover ancient cannibalism in Spain

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:32:11 +0000

Over two dozen human bones discovered in a Spanish cave have revealed the cannibalistic practices of the Mesolithic people, with evidence suggesting the dead were cooked and eaten.(image)

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Rusty patched bumblebee joins endangered species list

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:30:48 +0000

The rusty patched bumblebee is the first officially endangered bee species in the continental U.S., overcoming a last-minute delay by the Trump administration.(image) FILE - This 2016 file photo provided by The Xerces Society shows a rusty patched bumblebee in Minnesota. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, officially designated the bee an endangered species. It is the first bee species in the continental U.S. to receive federal protection under the Endangered Species Act. The listing was announced in January and had been scheduled to take effect Feb. 10. But the Trump administration ordered a last-minute review and postponed the listing until Tuesday. (Sarah Foltz Jordan/The Xerces Society via AP, File)

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NASA's Curiosity rover's tires are breaking up on Mars

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:23:04 +0000

Breaks have been observed in the wheel's of NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover. A routine check of the aluminium wheels on the rover found two small breaks on the rover's left middle wheel.(image)

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The perfect shaped couch to move round a tight corner

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:03:52 +0000

Mathematician Professor Dan Romik at UC Davis in California has tackled a twist on the moving sofa problem with a design of an 'ambidextrous sofa'.(image)

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Goldman Sachs is developing smart bot for banking help

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:45:23 +0000

Goldman Sachs is set to employ a robot after a job posting was found on the firm's site seeking a software developer to build a platform to help mass affluent clients with their financials.(image)

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Google releases first look at next version of Android

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:42:56 +0000

Google released a developer preview of its next version of Android, ‘Android O’. The firm revealed it will focus on improving battery life and the device’s interactive performance.(image)

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Nasa comet probe films a deep-space landslide

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:11:59 +0000

The cliffside collapse created about 2,000 tonnes of rubble, 99 percent of which settled at the foot of the precipice. It was captured by the Paris-based European Space Agency.(image)

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Hyperloop firm begins building first passenger pod

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:06:05 +0000

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has revealed they’ve now begun construction on the first passenger capsule – and it could be available early next year.(image)

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Apple's A1844 patent: A smart door lock for Apple Campus 2

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:03:44 +0000

A 'mystery' patent submitted by Apple last fall has been revealed as a badge reader that attaches to a smart door for its Apple Park campus which is expected to open in April.(image)

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Radical new material can charge from heat 

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:32:41 +0000

A new material that can generate electricity from heat and cold air has been developed by researchers at the University of Utah, who say it could easily be used to charge a phone from boiling water.(image)

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What would REALLY happen if an asteroid hit New York

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:30:33 +0000

Researchers analyzed more than 36,000 close approaches from NASA’s near-Earth object (NEO) database to find out the largest – and closest – to pass by in recent times, and simulate a collision.(image)

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Outlook is down AGAIN as users are unable to access emails

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:27:49 +0000

Thousands of Outlook ans Skype users were hit with the error page since the issue was first reported at around 1PM ET. It was finally resolved at around 4pm, and is the second issue in two weeks.(image)

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Trump signs law for NASA to have manned missions to Mars

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:20:57 +0000

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a law that said manned missions to deep space, including to Mars, would be the US space agency's main goal in the decades to come.(image)

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Scientists launch campaign make Pluto and moon planets

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:56:03 +0000

In a paper presented at an international planetary science conference in Texas, the scientists said shape and surface features, should determine what constitutes a planet.(image)

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Giant volcano on Mars went extinct with the dinosaurs

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:20:07 +0000

A team of scientists from the University of South Florida have used high-resolution images from the Mars Orbiter to track the lifespan of the giant Arsia Mons volcano.(image)

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Google opens 'shortcuts' icons for popular questions

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:20:01 +0000

Google wants to make it easier for you to find answers and recommendations on smartphones without having to think about what to ask its search engine.(image)

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Nuclear reactor turns blue as it starts to produce energy

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:13:52 +0000

Footage of the heart of the Breazeale Nuclear Reactor, a research facility at Pennsylvania State University, was taken using a GoPro dunked in one of the plant's cooling tanks.(image)

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Watch Amazon delivery drone make its debut drop in the US 

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:00:34 +0000

Amazon demonstrated its Prime Air drone to the public for the first time in the US. The drone flew over the lawn of a resort in California and dropped off a package containing a bottle of sunscreen.(image)

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Stunning video reveals thousands of potential new planets

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:56:38 +0000

The animation is made up of thousands of 'candidate' objects that could exist in the solar system. The candidate list is kept up to date by an expert at California Institute of Technology.(image)

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No electronics on some US-bound jets from Mideast, Africa

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:34:17 +0000

The US is ordering people on nonstop, U.S.-bound flights from a handful of mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries from packing electronic devices in their carry-on baggage.(image)

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