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Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:18:59 +0100

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Map fills a 500-million year gap in Earth's history

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:32:39 +0100

Alan Collins, Professor of Geology at the University of Adelaide and Andrew Merdith, a PhD Candidate from the University of Sydney look at how Earth tectonics (pictured) are moving under our feet.(image)


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Weevils raise antennae like boxing gloves in close-ups

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:17:31 +0100

Th red palm weevil was captured in stunning detail by Javier Rupérez, 56, a macro photography specialist, in the town of Almáchar, Spain. The insect originates from tropical Asia.(image)


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iPhone 8 design revealed with screen protector and case

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:13:48 +0100

MobileFun has shared a video online that provides users with a hands-on look of a screen protector and case for Apple's iPhone, providing more details of what to expect at the fall launch.(image)


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Nasa creates a sticky 'space Velcro' gripper

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:47:46 +0100

Around 500,000 pieces of human-made debris currently orbit Earth, but researchers from Stanford University and Nasa's Jet Propulsion Lab in California claim they finally have the solution.(image)


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Stars Wars R2-D2 droid sells for £2 MILLION at auction

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:44:31 +0100

The R2-D2 droid was sold by Profiles in History, an auction house based in Calabasas, California, as part of its Hollywood Auction.(image)


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Apple celebrates the 10th anniversary of the iPhone

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:35:03 +0100

The iPhone is 10 years old today. Since the first iPhone was sold on June 29, 2007, Apple has sold more than one billion iPhones worldwide.(image)


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Parrots play the drums as part of a complex mating ritual

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 10:47:07 +0100

Researchers from Australian National University have filmed palm cockatoos using sticks and seed pods to create rhythmic sounds in the wild, suggesting the birds are highly intelligent.(image)


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Volcano bulges could be used to predict future eruptions

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:58:44 +0100

Researchers from the University of Cambridge found that the summit of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii grows larger as magma pours upwards from a lava reservoir deep inside the Earth's crust.(image)


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Ghost hunter claims he filmed spirit of Black Death victim

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:44:01 +0100

Steve Wesson, 44, who filmed the footage, said the encounter took place in a cemetery attached to a manor house near Trowell, Nottinghamshire, on June 3.(image)


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Carved skulls found at an 11,000-year-old Turkish site

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 07:59:02 +0100

Damage to fragments of bone found at the Göbekli Tepe ancient site in southern Turkey includes holes drilled into the top of skulls and deeply gouged strips across their surface.(image)


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Petya ransomware hack strikes across the globe

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:41:44 +0100

Hackers have unleashed a major cyber attack causing huge disruption to companies and governments across the globe including in the UK, US and Russia.(image)


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Now Facebook adverts target your whole family

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:23:34 +0100

Facebook is hoping by targeting whole families with adverts for things like hotels in France, it will encourage families to have the same ideas and make holiday plans based on the adverts.(image)


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High-energy laser gun fires off an Apache helicopter

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:13:17 +0100

The laser, which was tested at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico successfully hit a target 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from an Apache AH-64 helicopter (pictured).(image)


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Averbury stone circle is concealing hidden strucutre

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:55:55 +0100

Researchers from the University of Southampton and the University of Leicester found a series of elaborate stones at Avebury, in south west England, by using radar technology.(image)


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Groundbreaking discovery of  supermassive black holes

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:51:29 +0100

The discovery could help astronomers understand what leads up to the merger of supermassive black holes that creates ripples in the fabric of space-time.(image)


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Darwin's bark spider shoots 80-Foot-Long Web Bridge

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:35:15 +0100

Female's of the Darwin's bark spider spray strands of silk, which is stronger than steel, in one continuous flow to form bridges over water. They then create on orb web on the 'bridge' to catch prey.(image)


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The phone that doesn't need a battery

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:15:24 +0100

Researchers from the University of Washington in Seattle have developed a cell phone that pulls energy from the world around it, allowing it to operate without any battery at all.(image)


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Snapchat lets users make geofilters on their smartphone

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:55:45 +0100

Now you don't have to be skilled at Photoshop to design unique geofilters. Snapchat has introduced a new feature that easily lets users create custom filters in the app that can be used by others nearby.(image)


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Backwards asteroid orbits sun in the opposite direction

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:34:53 +0100

Asteroid 2015 BZ509 orbits the Sun in the opposite direction to the planets and takes 12 years to make one complete orbit around the Sun - roughly the same time as Jupiter travelling in the opposite direction.(image)


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Navy uses replica to train Big Lizzie flight deck teams

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:28:33 +0100

The life-size models of the F-35 Lightning II jets have been dubbed the 'faux fighters' and will be pushed around the tarmac at RNAS Culdrose, so flight deck teams can get a feel for them.(image)


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Video shows how mice use their whiskers to see

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:27:00 +0100

Mice can move their whiskers to map their surroundings, researchers at UC Berkeley have found. Rodents use their whiskers to navigate areas close to their face, as their near vision is blurry.(image)


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Discovery suggests water can exist in two liquid forms

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:39:31 +0100

Through X-ray analysis, researchers at Stockholm University have found that water can exist as two different liquids at low temperature – a low density form, and one of higher density.(image)


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Wolf puppies show attachment to humans who hand raise them

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:24:03 +0100

The study, conducted by researchers at Eötvös Loránd University in Hungary, involved asking volunteers to raise wolf puppies as they would dog puppies.(image)


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How artificial intelligence is taking on ransomware

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:07:35 +0100

Machine learning can analyze samples of good and bad software and figures out what combination of factors is likely to be present in malware.(image) FILE - In this Monday, May 15, 2017, file photo, employees watch electronic boards to monitor possible ransomware cyberattacks at the Korea Internet and Security Agency in Seoul, South Korea. Unable to rely on good human behavior, computer security experts are developing software techniques to fight ransomware. But getting these protections in the hands of users is challenging. (Yun Dong-jin/Yonhap via AP, File)


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LG's $20k 77inch TV so light it can be hung with MAGNETS

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:40:22 +0100

The 77inch  Signature OLED TV W was first shown off at the CES event in January, and is now on sale. LG says the 4K semi-flexible screen attaches to the wall with magnets.(image)


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NASA says solar minimum is on the way

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:18:37 +0100

During solar minimum, certain types of activity, such as sunspots and solar flares will drop – but, it’s also expected to bring the development of long-lived phenomena including coronal holes.(image)


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The 'Willy Wonka' elevator that can move in any direction

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:53:15 +0100

The elevator system, which can move sideways using a magnetic levitation system, has finally been unveiled after almost three years of construction at at a test tower in Rottweil, Germany.(image)


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Qualcomm makes fingerprint sensor that works through glass

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:09:05 +0100

Mobile chip company Qualcomm unveiled its fingerprint scanner today at the Mobile World Congress in Shanghai and it is not yet known whether it will be included in future handsets.(image)


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The science behind the perfect smile

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:15:23 +0100

Researchers from the University of Minnesota used computer-animated 3D faces to pinpoint the most successful smile. Their findings suggest Julia Roberts has the perfect smile.(image)


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Neanderthals practiced prehistoric dentistry

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:07:09 +0100

Researchers from the University of Kansas analysed four mandibular teeth from the left side of a Neanderthal's mouth, found at the Krapina site in Croatia.(image)


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Iceberg set to break off Antarctica could calve

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:49:36 +0100

Between June 24th and 27th, the portion of the Larsen C Ice Shelf accelerated to more than ten meters per day. Now, scientists say detachment of an iceberg the size of Delaware is imminent.(image)


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Tinder 'Gold' offers list of people who already like you

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:41:55 +0100

Tinder is testing a range of price points for the subscription feature, which trials in Australia, Argentina, Mexico, and Canada this week.(image)


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Bird-like, feathered dinosaurs hatched eggs like chickens

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:05 +0100

Researchers in France and China found that feathered oviraptor dinosaurs brooded eggs at similar temperatures to chickens, and fossilised oviraptors have been found in a brooding posture on eggs.(image)


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China launches home-made 10,000-tonne destroyer

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:46:12 +0100

China has launched its most advanced domestically produced destroyer on June 28 amid rising competition with naval powers. The ship weighs some 10,000 tonnes.(image) In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, fireworks explore next to China's new domestically-built 10,000-ton Type 055 destroyer during a launching ceremony at Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai, China, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. China's increasingly powerful navy launched its most advanced domestically produced destroyer on Wednesday, at a time of rising competition with other naval powers such as the United States, Japan and India. (Wang Donghai/Xinhua via AP)


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The world's best iPhone photoghraphs revealed

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:44:22 +0100

The tenth annual iPhone Photography Awards received thousands of entries - all submitted by amateur photographers from dozens of countries around the world, from China to America.(image)


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Another cyber attack like yesterday's could prompt WAR

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:21:08 +0100

Computer users around the world were scrambling Wednesday to reboot systems after a tidal wave of ransomware cyber attacks spread from Ukraine and Russia to Europe, the US and Asia.(image)


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Porsche spins out trying to keep up with a Tesla 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:11:13 +0100

A video has surfaced online showing a Porsche Cayman GT4 attempting to stand up to a Tesla Model S P90D on the street - but the Tesla's drivetrain is what won the race.(image)


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Are asteroids humanity's 'greatest challenge'?

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:07:36 +0100

Experts are calling the next big impact 'humanity's greatest challenge', as they develop ways to predict and intercept an asteroid that could cause catastrophic damage.(image)


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Diver films GLOWING sea creatures in Greenland

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:02:12 +0100

Under the ice caps of Tasiilaq, Greenland, on April 17, diver Alexander Benedik saw some truly stunning sights as he drifted through the vast crevasses preserved beneath the surface.(image)


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Mummified penis rented by museum for £2500 a year

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:53:31 +0100

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History claims to have added a penis (pictured) to its unusual collection of exhibits at a cost of £2,500 ($3,200) for a year.(image)


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At least 1 US power plant's computer systems were hacked

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:52:54 +0100

Federal investigators are looking into how computer systems at at least one American nuclear power plant were breached in a hack dubbed 'Nuclear 17'.(image)


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Beer that is good for your gut is unveiled by scientists

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:56:47 +0100

Researchers from the National University of Singapore invented a new type of beer that has many of the health benefits of a probiotic yogurt drink. The new brew contains 3.5 per cent alcohol.(image)


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World's first commercial astronaut training camp announced

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:46:42 +0100

Plans have been announced for a £120 million ($150 million) 'Blue Abyss' facility that will be constructed at RAF Henlow in Bedfordshire, England.(image)


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Building sites predicted to be 'human-free' by 2050

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:19:08 +0100

A new report by Balfour Beatty, a construction firm based in London, claims that construction sites will be very different by 2050, with robots taking over the majority of jobs.(image)


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Pint-pulling robot can pour you the perfect beer

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:10:53 +0100

The pint-pulling robot was created by students from the University of Leeds, who were commissioned by Quality Bearings, a local engineering company.(image)


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Nature lovers spot Loch Ness monster in a Russian lake

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:43:12 +0100

The supposed Russian Nessie - the mythical sea creature - was captured on camera in photographs showing what appears to be a white head and part of a body of a sea monster coming from the water.(image)


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Production of world's largest satellite fleet begins

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:32:08 +0100

OneWeb's production will begin in Toulouse, where satellites will be manufactured, validated and tested ahead of the first launch in March 2018.(image)


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Facebook to livestream UEFA Champions League matches

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:23:41 +0100

The partnership will involve two group matches per day, four round of sixteen games and the four quarter-finals live streamed to US Facebook users.(image)


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Only four breeding pairs of hen harriers left in England

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:19:10 +0100

Hen harriers (pictured) are the most threatened birds of prey in the UK due to illegal killings and destruction of their natural habitat, according to a study by Bedfordshire-based charity RSPB.(image) An adult female hen harrier (RSBP/PA)


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Boaty McBoatface has gathered 'unprecedented data'

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:06:31 +0100

Boaty dived to depths of up to 4,000m (13,000ft) to obtain information about temperature from Orkney Passage, a region of the Southern Ocean some 500 miles from the Antarctic Peninsula.(image)


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Yellowstone supervolcano hit by 878 earthquakes

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:32:04 +0100

Researchers from the University of Utah's Seismograph Stations have been monitoring the activity in Yellowstone National Park since it began on Monday, 12 June.(image)


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Samsung is reviving the disastrous Galaxy Note 7

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:04:06 +0100

The Galaxy Note FE will be available in South Korea from July 7, but it is unclear if it will be sold elsewhere. The handset boasts the same look as the original, but with a smaller 3,200 mAh battery.(image)


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Fossilised 'alien bones' spotted on Mars by Curiosity

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:33:31 +0100

The Curiosity images, which were spotted by Los Angeles-based group Martian Archaeology, appear to show thigh and hip bones protruding from the red planet's surface.(image)


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Incredible image of the giant 'cannibal' Betelgeuse star

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:34:29 +0100

It shows Betelgeuse, one of the largest stars known to astronomers, with a radius about 1,400 times larger than that of the Sun.(image)


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Facebook now has 2 billion monthly active users 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:22:32 +0100

Facebook now boasts 2 billion monthly active users. CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared the milestone with his 92M followers noting that the firm is ‘making progress connecting the world’.(image)


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Chicago is in talks with Elon Musk's Boring Company

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:45:58 +0100

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel revealed this week that he’s been in contact with Musk about ‘a kind of tunnel project,’ and even sent a crew to take a look at the massive boring machine.(image)


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Eclipse chasers to descend on Oregon for historic event

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:44:25 +0100

The first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 99 years will first be visible in Oregon, and Madras is predicted to be among the country's best viewing spots.(image) Joe Krenowicz, executive director of the Madras-Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, gestures toward Mt. Jefferson as the sun rises over Madras, Oregon on June 13, 2017. The first place to experience total darkness as the moon passes between the sun and the Earth will be in Oregon and Madras, in the central part of the state, is expected to be a prime viewing location. Up to 1 million people are expected in Oregon for the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years and up to 100,000 could show up in Madras and surrounding Jefferson County. Officials are worried about the ability of the rural area to host so many visitors and are concerned about the danger of wildfire from so many people camping on public lands. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)


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Ingredient found in soap can alter 'wettability' of skin

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:21:23 +0100

Researchers based at Binghamton University in New York have discovered a way to alter the wettability of skin, and it could lead to 'waterproof' skin and even super soaking skin.(image)


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How to stop ransomware affecting your computer

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:01:10 +0100

The rapidly spreading cyber extortion campaign that affected firms across the globe underscored growing concerns that firms failed to secure their networks following the WannaCry attack.(image)


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Air Force and IBM are building an AI 'brain'

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:43:13 +0100

The Air Force has teamed up with IBM to develop a supercomputing system that mimics the human brain. It will rely on a 64-chip array from IBM’s TrueNorth Neurosynaptic System.(image)


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Incredible video from inside a fusion reactor

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:33:26 +0100

High-speed footage from an experimental facility in Prague shows the dramatic formation of the plasma column inside the tokamak – the magnetic confinement system at the heart of the reactor.(image)


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Fire like London's Grenfell Tower could happen in the US

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:12:25 +0100

The main problem that led to Grenfell tower fire disaster in London was the dangerously flammable cladding, the material covering the outside of the building – aluminum panels with foam insulation.(image)


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Apple struggling to find enough OLED panels, sources say

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:03:25 +0100

Apple is having more issues with assembling its flagship smartphone - the iPhone 8. 'Industry sources' have said that the firm will not have enough OLED panels in time for the Sept. release.(image)


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Colorblind Michigan man sees daughter's eyes

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:49:59 +0100

Travis Brindley was able to see red and green colors for the first time on June 17 on Father's Day. The father-of-one from New Hudson, Michigan, was born colorblind.(image)


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Fossil feces from Ice Age hyenas discovered in Spain

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:38:49 +0100

Researchers have discovered fossilized feces from hyena ‘latrines’ dating back to the Early Pleistocene, in two sites in Spain known to have been inhabited by ancient humans.(image)


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AI is set to trigger a 'global arms war'

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:30:57 +0100

An expert at the University of Cambridge discusses how AI can only be prosperous and stable if we work together to ensure there are ways to govern it legally, ethically, and for the social good.(image)


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One in three American pet dogs and cats are now overweight

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:19:33 +0100

The internet may delight in pictures of fat cats and pudgy puppies, but veterinarians aren't so tickled by the fact that one in three American pets is now obese, according to a new study.(image)


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Beyond Meat signs deal to bring burger to US restaurants

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:39:39 +0100

The burger looks very similar to a beefburger but is made with pea protein and made to ‘bleed’ using beetroot. From July 3, it will launch in eight of BurgerFi's 101 locations.(image)


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Apes only provide food to those that have helped them 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:58:51 +0100

Chimps engage in a type of 'emotional bookkeeping' and make emotionally-based social decisions to signal their desire to form social ties, research by the Max Planck Institute has found.(image)


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NASA's 'son of concorde' plans move closer to reality

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:47:47 +0100

In what’s said to be a ‘significant milestone’ for supersonic passenger flight, NASA has completed the preliminary design review of its low-boom X-plane, Quiet Supersonic Transport.(image)


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Uber makes it easier to request a ride for someone else

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:36:21 +0100

Uber has made it easier for its users to request rides for a friend or family member. When you request a ride for someone else, they receive the driver's details and route.(image)


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Jeff Bezos to build Alabama rocket engine factory

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:32:29 +0100

Jeff Bezos rocket firm Blur Origin plans to build a powerful new rocket engine in Alabama for space flight, the company and state officials have announced.(image)


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Facebook is deleting 66,000 hate posts a week

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:30:19 +0100

Facebook has staffed 4,500 human workers with the task of reviewing posts on the site in order to spot and delete hate speech, which has resulted in the removal of about 66,000 posts a week.(image)


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iPhone 8 'dummy model' leak is posted to Twitter

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:22:27 +0100

Famed tech leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer, based in Metz, France, posted images over the weekend of what appears to be a dummy unit of the latest model of the iPhone.(image)


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Google has created a neural network that can multitask

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:54:44 +0100

The MultiModel system has been created by researchers from Mountain View, California-based Google Brain. The system  can be taught to do eight tasks at once.(image)


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Purple GM 'super rice' could reduce your risk of cancer

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:36:02 +0100

Researchers from the South China Agricultural University devised the new genetic engineering technique, called TransGene Stacking II.(image)


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Decaf coffee chemical may have damaged the ozone layer

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:33:50 +0100

Researchers from Lancaster University found that dichloromethane, a solvent used to decaffeinate drinks in the 1970s, has delayed the recovery of the ozone.(image)


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Dubai is unveiling driverless miniature police cars

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:23:39 +0100

The cars, due to hit the streets of the Middle East emirate by the end of the year, will be fitted with special biometric software that can identify wanted suspects.(image)


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Working night shifts raises life-threatening disease risk

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:13:03 +0100

A University of Washington study has discovered that staff doing unsociable hours get rid of five times less disease-causing chemicals in their urine.(image)


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Robot that can rotate a fidget spinner invented

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:06:52 +0100

The Spidget Finner, a cloud-connected robot that is activated via smartphone, was created by a pair of scientists as part of the 'Boston Stupid Hackathon.'(image)


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Extinct South American mammal joins Tree of Life

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:00:52 +0100

The ancient mammal weighed 400-500 kilograms and had baffled biologists since the first fossil was discovered by Charles Darwin in Uruguay in 1834.(image)


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Amazon's Echo now doubles up as an intercom

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:37:16 +0100

Amazon, which is based in Seattle, has rolled out an intercom feature for Echo speakers (pictured) in the US that can be activated by users saying 'Alexa call the sitting room' or 'Alexa drop in on the bedroom'.(image)


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'Sword Scroll' reveals top tips for becoming a samurai

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:30:52 +0100

The Sword Scroll was translated into modern Japanese by Fumio Manaka, a master in the Japanese martial art of Kobudo, and then into English by Eric Shahan, a Japanese translator.(image)


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Scientists have created drones that can fly and drive

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:19:53 +0100

Researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in Massachusetts say the drone could lead to machines that fly into disaster zones.(image)


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Sony will demo 3D facial recognition technology this week

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:16:16 +0100

The innovative Mobile 3D face recognition system has been developed by KeyLemon and SoftKinetic, which are owned by Sony, which is based in Tokyo.(image)


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New species of parrot found in Mexico

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:15:29 +0100

Researchers came across the new species during a visit to a remote part of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. It joins just two parrots from the Amazon parrot family to be found only in Mexico.(image)


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Volvo's driverless cars attempting to work out kangaroos

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:02:35 +0100

Volvo have discovered a speed bump during the testing of driverless cars in Australia after kangaroo's threw off the vehicle's animal detection software sensors.(image)


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EU to slap Google with record fine this week, sources say

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:42:15 +0100

The European Commission's decision to fine Google opens up the floodgates to legal claims from rivals claiming their businesses have been harmed by the US web giant's actions.(image)


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Shark expert claims great white is hunting in UK waters

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:14:20 +0100

The creature has been repeatedly sighted near Hayling Island, Hampshire. Graeme Pullen, who has spent two years tracking it, said: 'Make no mistake, this is the big one' (file image).(image)


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Volvo promises to develop self-driving vehicles by 2021 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:41:01 +0100

The Swedish car company announced today that it has struck a deal with NVIDIA, an artificial intelligence specialist which already builds self-driving systems for Tesla and Audi.(image)


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Feathery critter in Brazil leaves internet users stumped

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:36:07 +0100

A video posted on Facebook shows the odd, feathery invertebrate crawling along a wall in Brazil as a group of people marvel at its strange appearance.(image)


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Historians ask for help identifying 20th century criminals

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:10:04 +0100

People have been asked to help with information on the identity of the criminals from Yorkshire who are pictured in a series of mugshots kept in a book at the Teesside Archives in Middlesbrough.(image)


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Cardiff man said he saw an alien while staring at the sun

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:08:11 +0100

Leewayne Strong, 52, pictured, was scanning the horizon over Cardiff searching for alien life when he spotted the strange-looking object hovering in front of the sun.(image)


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Apple takes over SensoMotoric Instruments

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:40:07 +0100

Apple has bought out SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI), a German start-up based in Berlin, which builds eye-tracking technology for VR headsets, including the HTC Vive.(image)


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Is this proof the Loch Ness Monster exists?

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:44:48 +0100

Peter Jackson, 64, and Phillippa Wearne, 60, of Sydney, Australia, were driving alongside Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands when they saw something big gliding through the water.(image)


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Aston Martin reveals all-electric RapidE supercar

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:28:26 +0100

Aston Martin revealed it has approved the move to build a new £230,000 zero-emissions plug-in supercar called RapidE, developed in partnership with Williams Advanced Engineering.(image)


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Google has officially axed Gchat in favour of Hangouts

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:58:57 +0100

Google has finally said goodbye to its Gchat application. From now on, users worldwide will automatically be rolled over to Hangouts, another of Google's chat platforms.(image)


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Archaeologists uncover ruins of 3rd century Rome building

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:25:50 +0100

Archaeologists made the discovery in Rome while examining a 10-metre-deep hole near the ancient Aurelian Walls as part of construction work for the Metro C line.(image) This photo made available Monday, June 26, 2017, by the Italian Culture Ministry, shows part of the 1,800-year-old skeleton of a dog, which apparently perished in a blaze in Rome. Archaeologists think the dog was trapped in a blaze that largely consumed a 3rd-century building that was unearthed while digging for Rome's new subway, and have dubbed it a "Pompeii-like scene" in Rome. (Italian Culture Ministry Via AP)


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Chimp's aren't super strong compared to humans

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:41:59 +0100

Chimpanzees have greater dynamic strength, whereas humans are adapted for endurance, such as long-distance travel, research from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst has found.(image)


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NASA says it hasn't found aliens after claims by Anonymous

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:31:40 +0100

NASA Associate Administrator Thomas Zurbuchen took to Twitter today to assure his followers the claims were false, and says we still do not know if we are alone in the universe.(image)


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