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Published: Sat, 22 Apr 2017 02:04:01 +0100

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Infographic reveals how different animals see the world

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:04:57 +0100

Throughout the process of evolution, animals' eyesight has developed in different ways. For example, a gecko's have colour vision at night time and jumping spiders can see ultraviolet light.(image)


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'Hobbits’ may be one of the earliest form of human

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 23:57:12 +0100

Researchers from the Australian National University carried out the world's most comprehensive study on the bones of Homo floresiensis, which lived on Flores in Indonesia.(image)


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London bar mixes whisky cocktail with a virtual twist

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:34:18 +0100

The Lobby Bar, located in London, has created a whiskey-based 'Origin' cocktail that comes with a virtual reality headset, which transports customers to the distillery where the spirit is from.(image)


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Walking up stairs boosts your energy more than caffeine

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:11:46 +0100

New research by thr University of Georgia found walking does far more for your energy levels than if you were to take the elevator while slurping on a soda or a cappuccino.(image)


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Soyuz space capsule blasts off from Kazakhstan

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 11:33:54 +0100

Nasa's Jack Fischer and Russia's Fyodor Yurchikhin lifted off from the Russia-leased launch facility in Kazakhstan at 13:13 pm (08:13 BST/03:13 EDT).(image)


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Stone carvings confirm comet hit Earth 13,000 years ago

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 02:02:52 +0100

Mysterious symbols carved onto stone pillars at Gobekli Tepe in southern Turkey reveal that a comet may have triggered the ice age that brought about human agriculture.(image)


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Study reveals how Venus flytraps digest their kill

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:49:58 +0100

In the new study, an international team of researchers found that, once the prey is captured, any contact with the Venus flytrap's sensory ‘hairs’ will trigger an electrical signal.(image)


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After Ice app uses NASA data to show climate change

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:18:12 +0100

After Ice has harnessed the power of geolocation, augmented reality and gathered NASA climate projects to show users what their city will look like after the ice melts, causing sea levels to rise.(image)


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Nasa image shows tiny Earth between Saturn's rings

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:05:24 +0100

The Cassini probe, which has been investigating Saturn and its moons since 2004, captured the extraordinary photo on April 12 at a distance of 870 million miles (1,400km) from Earth.(image)


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Alien hunter claims there is an ancient tree stump on Mars

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:51:56 +0100

Alien hunters claim to have found evidence in an image snapped by the Curiosity rover that suggests Mars may have been lush with vegetation – 'the petrified remnants of a Martian tree'.(image)


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Australia's shark-detecting drones to protect swimmers

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:06:48 +0100

The drone, developed by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and drone company Westpac Little Ripper Lifesaver, is 90 per cent accurate at detecting sharks.(image)


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Call of Duty to release a new game set in World War II

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:51:28 +0100

Call of Duty has revealed it is returning to its roots. The latest game will highlight a first-person shooter in World War II called ‘Call of Duty: WWII’. And the firm is set to do a reveal April 26.(image)


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Ancient Inca 'string writing' was NOT just for counting

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:56:09 +0100

In a recent visit to the village of San Juan de Collata, University of St Andrews anthropologist Dr Sabine Hyland identified what are now the only known Andean phonetic khipus.(image)


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Crayfish who live in groups 'get drunk easier'

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:45:11 +0100

Researchers from the University of Maryland have found that drunk crayfish adopt an aggressive stance and perform strange 'tail flips' more quickly if they have been living in groups.(image)


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Recycled glass bottles can make more efficient batteries

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:23:18 +0100

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside showed that the battery, made from used glass bottles ground into a powder, can store almost four times more energy than conventional ones.(image)


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The exact foods you should be eating for your AGE GROUP

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:59:29 +0100

According to the experts at Neal's Yard Remedies, there are different foods we should be eating more of at key ages.(image)


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Cassini to make its last close flyby of Titan THIS weekend

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:55:43 +0100

On April 22, the spacecraft will make its closest approach to Titan at a speed of about 13,000 miles per hour, marking the beginning of its ‘Grand Finale,’ NASA has revealed.(image)


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NASA to reveal findings the search for alien life

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:41:30 +0100

The findings will be presented during the 2017 Astrobiology Science Conference between April 24 and April 28 in Mesa, Arizona and will address the search for alien life in our solar system.(image)


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Italian court finds link between cell phones and tumors 

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:18:36 +0100

Roberto Romeo used his company cellphone for three hours a day for 15 years without taking any precautions, resulting in the non-cancerous tumor and the loss of hearing in one ear.(image)


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White wine is linked to the development of rosacea

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:17:07 +0100

Researchers from Brown University, Rhode Island, found drinking five or more glasses of white wine a week increases your risk of developing the skin condition by 49 per cent compared to non-drinkers.(image)


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Chart reveals how much the Earth has warmed since 1880

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:08:55 +0100

The map was created by New Jersey-based Climate Central, based on Nasa and NOAA global temperature data, relative to a baseline of average global temperatures between 1881 and 1910.(image)


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Apple leaked report hints at 'iGlasses' development

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:08:53 +0100

Mysterious incidents involving a 'new prototype' at Apple's De Anza office in Cupertino have led many to speculate that Apple is testing a pair of augmented reality glasses (stock image).(image)


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Images show 20th century show American inventors at work

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:59:48 +0100

Striking images, taken in Washington, D.C. between 1905 and 1945, capture a trio of divers testing out underwater breathing devicesand a dentist using a dental X-ray machine.(image)


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Europe is to blame for devastating drought in India

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:58:26 +0100

Researchers from Imperial College London showed what a complex effect pollutants have on different parts of the world, both in terms of air quality and climate.(image)


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What happens to your dog when you leave it alone

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:47:32 +0100

Two leading canine behaviour experts from the University of Bristol and the RSPCA have revealed how dogs react to isolation. For some pets, the torment lasts for hours after you leave.(image)


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Lyrid meteor shower peaks this weekend

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:46:49 +0100

Visible from around the world but best seen from Europe, the annual Lyrid Meteor Shower will peak tomorrow morning (22 April) with up to 20 meteors an hour.(image)


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'Mind-blowing' discovery finds brain organised by function

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:46:16 +0100

A study led by researchers at University College London suggests that areas of the brain are organised by functions rather than individual body parts.(image)


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Airless bike tyre uses recycled plastic spokes

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:11:02 +0100

Tokyo tyre manufacture Bridgestone has created a concept bike tyre made from futuristic looking thermo-plastic resin, which promises to provide a smooth ride and eliminate punctures.(image)


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Secret Nazi photos show devastation of Britain's raids

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:33:59 +0100

Extremely rare photographs taken by Nazis showing the damage wreaked by the famous Dam Busters in WWII are to be auctioned. Pictured: The Eder dam after it was breached.(image)


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Space enthusiast says he can save Earth from asteroid hit

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:18:23 +0100

Steven Howarth, who lives in Sydney, has set up an 'Earth Shield Program' to spot asteroids flying towards Earth before it's too late.(image)


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Lilium has completed flight tests of VERTICAL takeoff jet

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:16:40 +0100

Along with the successful completion of flight tests, Lilium has also revealed it is working on a larger, five-seater version that the firm says could soon be used for ride-sharing services.(image)


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A 'space hamburger' is spotted for the first time

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:58:27 +0100

An international research team used the ALMA telescope in Chile to capture unique images of a 40,000 year old star in a system in the Orion nebula, around 1,300 light years away.(image)


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Powerful solar flares could spark auroras next week

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:49:00 +0100

Nasa's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which is based in Maryland, captured an image of a huge hole in the sun. The hole is expected to send solar winds to Earth on April 23 and 24.(image)


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Another UFO spotted near the International Space Station

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:23:04 +0100

A UFO enthusiast from Taiwan has shared footage which he believes shows an alien spacecraft with a cloaking device floating off the International Space Station.(image)


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Elon Musk will launch brain computers in four years

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:36:24 +0100

Neuralink is working to link the human brain with a machine interface by creating micron-sized devices. Elon Musk claimed his devices could be available globally in eight years.(image)


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Google engineers leave firm to join a secretive AI startup

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:21:29 +0100

Groq is a secretive startup founded by Chamath Palihapitiya, one of Silicon Valley's most prominent venture investors. There is no website, but filings show the firm has raised $10.3 million (£8 million).(image)


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Footprints of an ancient reptile found in the Pyrenees

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:50:38 +0100

The footprints, found in the Pyrenees mountains in northeastern Spain on the border with France, were made by animals that used all four limbs to walk and often also left marks with their tails.(image)


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Juicero CEO defends 'experience' of his $400 machine

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:48:18 +0100

Jeff Dunn, the CEO of Juicero, defended his company's product on Thursday after it became apparent that consumers could simply use their hands to squeeze juice out of a bag.(image)


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Man lies in a drone-suspended hammock in Georgia

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:09:23 +0100

A strange video shows a man lying in a Drone-suspended hammock and floating through the sky on a clear blue day in Khashuri, Georgia.(image)


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Bill Gates didn't let kids have phones until age 14

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 04:53:10 +0100

Microsoft founder Bill Gates, the world’s richest man, says that he did not permit his children to own a mobile phone until they turned 14 years of age, it was revealed on Thursday.(image)


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Infant deaths rise for first time since 2003 says ONS

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 03:57:17 +0100

The number of babies who die in their first year has increased because of the large number of women over 40 having children - whose birth rates are running at three times the 1980s levels.(image)


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Brown University finds mindfulness only works for women

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 02:16:58 +0100

A new study by Brown University warns nobody has tested how its effects might be different for men and women - and according to their research, the results are stark.(image)


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Left handed drivers have more accidents and speeding fines

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:42:05 +0100

A study has found that left-handed drivers are more likely to get a speeding fine and cause more accidents. They are, however, more likely to pass their driving test at their first attempt.(image)


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Tarantulas rely on their side-eyes to find their way home

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:35:02 +0100

Researchers at the Autonomous University of Madrid analyzed each pair of a tarantula's eyes, finding that their lateral eyes help them measure the distance to their nest to find their way home.(image)


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Naked mole-rats 'become PLANTS' to survive low oxygen

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:11:51 +0100

In an environment where oxygen is extremely low, naked mole-rats can survive for at least five hours, according to the new study led by the University of Illinois at Chicago.(image)


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Tesla recalls 53,000 cars for parking break defect

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:59:53 +0100

Tesla is recalling 53,000 2016 Model S and X cars to address a manufacturing defect that could affect the parking break. The firm believes only 5% of the vehicles could be affected.(image) With a market capitalization of about $50.1 billion, Tesla has recently closed in on General Motors


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Why children under 14 struggle to cross busy streets

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:52:19 +0100

A new study from the University of Iowa has found that children, until they reach age 14, lack the perceptual judgment and motor skills to cross a busy road without possibly getting hit by a car.(image)


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Flying car with foldable wings set to go on sale

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:36:23 +0100

A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect, and is boosted by a hybrid engine and rear propeller.(image) AeroMobil display their latest prototype of a flying car, in Monaco, Thursday, April 20, 2017. The light frame plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect is boosted by a rear propeller. The company says it is planning to accept first preorders for the vehicle as soon as later this year. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)


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Virtual reality could help the elderly improve balance

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:19:52 +0100

The VR system, created by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University, creates the visual illusion of a loss of balance as a participant walks on a treadmill.(image)


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Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:17:30 +0100

Google Home has developed a skill many humans have yet to master – being a better listener can recognize different voices and reply with personalized responses.(image)


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Mammoths suffered from diseases that are typical in humans

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:15:26 +0100

Almost half of the mammoth bones analyzed showed signs of serious bone diseases such as osteoporosis and arthritis, according to research conducted by Tomsk State University in Russia.(image)


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Rats can produce half a BILLION descendants in three years

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 22:31:20 +0100

A female rat typically births six litters per year, consisting of around 12 pups. But rats don't outnumber humans because some factors keep their populations from spiraling out of control.(image)


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Researchers unveil robot that moves like a cheetah

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:44:15 +0100

The University of Twente pulled inspiration from Cheetah to create an energy efficient robot. The team believes that this design can produce more elegant moving machines in the future.(image)


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Best dating profile pics for successful likes

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:22:02 +0100

Data scientists from New York-based dating app, Hinge, analysed the photos of 1,000 people to reveal what profile pictures get the most likes. The results differed for men and women.(image)


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Stunning glass shapes created using pioneering 3D printers

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:37:14 +0100

Experts from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany have used pioneering 3D printing to create complex glass designs that are just micrometres across.(image)


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Lockheed shows off radical 'Raider' special forces

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:21:47 +0100

The Raider helicopter is capable of reaching speeds that double a traditional craft and Lockheed conducted the first test run to show off its co-axial rotor and push propeller design.(image)


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Sex toy maker facing legal action collecting customer data

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:47:57 +0100

Canadian sex toy maker Standard Innovation has been collecting the data from when and how intense its toys were being used to monitor 'for defects' but customers say it invades privacy.(image)


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Apple is going green, as it aims to use recycled materials

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:18:32 +0100

Apple has vowed to end destructive mining and use 100% recycled materials in its iPhones, MacBooks and all of its other products - along with used components from discarded devices.(image)


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Supernova is captured from four different angles

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:01:50 +0100

The strange phenomenon was possible because light from the exploding star bent through a galaxy before reaching Earth, report researchers from the University of Stockholm.(image)


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US Army could add ‘devastating’ weapon to its arsenal

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:36:25 +0100

The US Army could soon arm itself with a 'devastating' weapon that hits speeds of 'Mach 3 to Mach 6' and destroys everything in its path by bursting into flaming metal fragments.(image)


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Wealthfront introduces money-lending 'robo-advisers'

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:28:24 +0100

Wealthfront, an investment service firm based in Redwood City, California, is offering the robo-adviser service to clients with at least $100,000 (£78,000) in a taxable account.(image)


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Sir David Attenborough will be turned into a hologram

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:27:40 +0100

The broadcasting legend will talk about his favourite fossils from the Natural History Museum in London during a new immersive experience developed by London-based Sky VR.(image)


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Brain electric stimulation may help people create memories

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:12:58 +0100

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania found deep brain stimulation with electrodes helped people who usually struggle to remember things to create new memories.(image)


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How bad breath could be a sign of a vitamin deficiency

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:09:20 +0100

Rob Hobson, a London-based nutritionist, says that many people are completely unaware of the fact their common problems could be down to a poor diet that lacks vitamins and nutrients.(image)


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Octopus EDIT their own genes to learn new skills

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:05:28 +0100

Researchers from the University of Chicago found that squid and octopuses display an extraordinarily high rate of editing in the coding regions of RNA.(image)


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Most habitable planets will be dominated by WATER

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:58:53 +0100

Researchers from the Institute of Cosmos Science at the University of Barcelona constructed a statistical model to predict the coverage of land and water on various exoplanets.(image)


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AI turns children’s books illustrations into nightmares 

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:44:06 +0100

Researchers trained a deep learning algorithm to recognize illustrations. Once it had learned the defining characteristics, it transferred them to a new image that is sure to give children night terrors.(image)


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Male robins cater to dietary whims of expectant mates

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:09:35 +0100

Researchers from Victoria University of Wellington studied the feeding habits of New Zealand robins after the female birds had laid eggs to determine if males could cater to their mate's dietary whims.(image)


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Sony's PS4 can become infested with cockroaches

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:05:20 +0100

Cockroaches crawl into the console through its large vents, and when their bodies rubs against a high voltage component inside, it zaps them - breaking the console, said a repair store owner in Portland, Oregon.(image)


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Vodafone lists £80 virtual reality headset as FREE

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:04:35 +0100

Savvy shoppers snapped up the Samsung gadgets for nothing on Easter Sunday and instead of squirming away from the gaffe - the mobile giant honoured orders of one headset each.(image)


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Hajime worm infects 'tens of thousands' of devices

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:59:52 +0100

Security experts are baffled as to who created the Hajime worm or what it may be used for. But the software could actually be used to protect vulnerable devices across the globe from malicious hacks.(image)


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Ultrasonic dryer shakes clothes and halves drying times

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:25:12 +0100

Engineers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have created two working models of an ultrasonic dryer that uses high-pitched sounds so intense it shakes wet clothes dry.(image)


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MasterCard reveals credit cards with fingerprint sensors

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:15:53 +0100

The biometric cards are now being tested in South Africa but will soon be released globally. Shoppers hold their thumb over the card as they slot it into a card machine to pay.(image)


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Men make sexist jokes when their masculinity is threatened

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:56:53 +0100

Researchers from the Western Carolina University found that sexist and anti-gay jokes provide self-affirmation to men who have precarious beliefs about their masculinity (stock image).(image)


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Facebook chief says smartphones will be glasses by 2022

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:29:54 +0100

At Facebook's annual conference in San Jose Michael Abrash, the chief scientist of Facebook-owned Oculus Research, said super glasses would take over from phones in 2022.(image)


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Architects design Hanging Gardens of Birmingham

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:28:35 +0100

London-based firm Architects of Invention drew up the Garden Hill designs for Digbeth in Birmingham city centre which are inspired by the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.(image)


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Climate change is NOT to blame for polar bear hybrids

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:28:12 +0100

Research from the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre in Frankfurt shows that the swapping of genes among bear species has occurred plenty of times in the past.(image)


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Asteroid will be visible as it zooms close to Earth today

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:26:38 +0100

Object 2014 JO25 was visible as it passed at a distance of 1.1 million miles - or about 4.6 times the distance from Earth to the moon. It came nearest at 12:20GMT and is now hurtling away.(image)


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'Eating with your eyes' is hardwired in the brain

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:11:50 +0100

The researchers, from Japan's National Institute of Genetics, say that in future this behaviour could be shifted to help those with eating disorders or even people in need of an easy diet (stock image).(image)


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Spain government 'has not planned for a zombie apocalypse'

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:42:51 +0100

Plans for dealing with an invasion of the undead have not been formulated because - perhaps unsurprisingly - officials in Spain say it is unlikely ever to occur.(image)


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Arctic seas called 'dead end' for plastic floating

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:29:48 +0100

On top of the danger of wildlife wallowing the plastic, the material contains toxic chemicals that leak into the ocean, a new report led by the University of Cadiz in Spain found.(image)


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Electric cars could cause power ‘brown-outs’ in homes

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:56:06 +0100

A study by the Green Alliance has warned energy networks are not ready for a leap in the number of people using electric cars.(image)


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Robotic dog that likes stroking could keep seniors company

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:51:00 +0100

MiRo, a biomimetic robot created by the University of Sheffield and designers from Consequential Robotics, likes company and could provide emotional engagement for the elderly.(image)


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Britain's bungling broadband giants are shamed

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:43:41 +0100

Frequent price rises, connection drop outs, unreliable speeds and ‘woeful’ customer service saw TalkTalk, BT, Sky and EE shamed as the Britain's worst providers in a Which? survey.(image)


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Psychedelic drugs push 'higher' state of consciousness

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:57:14 +0100

Increased brain activity was recorded in scans of people who had taken magic mushrooms and ketamine, psilocybin and LSD by neuroscientists from the University of Sussex.(image)


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HTC U will be the world's first squeezable smartphone

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:56:26 +0100

The Taiwanese firm is embedding sensors into the frame of the flagship smartphone that will allow users to control various features including apps and the camera on the phone by squeezing it.(image)


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US Army tests a high-energy laser to take down drones

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:10:21 +0100

Infantry soldiers have been able to test a drone killing laser system for the first time. During a ten day firing exercise held at Fort Sill in Oklahoma, soldiers brought down 50 drones with the system.(image)


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Conspiracy theorists claim video captures a Dementor

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:34:40 +0100

The footage, believed to have been filmed at an observatory in Oman, shows a shadowy black shape drifting from left to right in front of an orange moon.(image)


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730,000 elephants 'missing from Africa's protected areas'

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:04:36 +0100

Conservationists in South Africa have blamed 'pervasive poaching' for the dramatic reduction in numbers across 73 designated areas spanning 21 African countries.(image)


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Thieves caught on CCTV hacking Mercedes on couple's drive

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:26:41 +0100

Paige Foster was horrified to discover her partner's nearly new vehicle had disappeared from outside her home in Grays, Essex last week.(image)


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Children not safe cross the road alone 'until they are 14'

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 05:00:46 +0100

Children aren't safe crossing the road on their own until they're 14, according to scientists at Iowa University, who studied children in a simulated traffic environment.(image)


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What does your profile picture say about you

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 01:53:33 +0100

A team of researchers at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, has published a study that shows strangers should be choosing our online profile pictures.(image)


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Face map shows the features you're likely to inherit

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 01:11:46 +0100

Researchers from Kings College London studied the features of 1,000 female twins to find parts of the face that are likely to be controlled by genetics. Cheekbones are highly heritable.(image)


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NASA's Chandra finds incredible 'beating heart' galaxy

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:52:32 +0100

Astronomers have spotted a supermassive black hole buried within the core of NGC 4696, a large elliptical galaxy at the center of the Centaurus galaxy cluster 145 million light years from Earth.(image)


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Asteroid impact would rupture internal organs finds study

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:52:06 +0100

Researchers for the first time ranked the effects from most to least deadly, or how many lives were lost to each effect.(image)


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Bill Gates warns bioterror attack could wipe out 30m

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:40:34 +0100

Speaking ahead of speech at the Royal United Services Institute in London (RUSI), the Microsoft founder said terrorists could recreate diseases like smallbox to create havoc.(image)


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Video shows the inside a rocket when it blasts off

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:27:58 +0100

The rocket engine was cut in half and placed in a transparent case so it could be filmed in slow motion at 1,500 and 4,000 frames per second using a high-speed camera, showing the rocket blazing.(image)


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Global temperatures in March were highest on record

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:43:53 +0100

In what scientists call a clear sign of a warming world, Earth's temperatures in March were the most above normal on record without an El Nino spiking temperatures.(image)


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Nintendo set to launch a SNES mini console

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:39:36 +0100

Game lovers rejoice, Nintendo is set to release a SNES mini around Christmas. The system is said to have better software and offer more games than its predecessor NES mini.(image)


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Artists create climate change menu in stunning photos

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:29:14 +0100

Artists have revealed a stunning series that 'visualizes the possible future effects of climate change on our food system'. 'Flooded' features a menu with jellyfish salads, ousters and more.(image)


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