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Genetic make-up of wheat has been decoded for the first time

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:04
More than 200 scientists from 73 research institutions including the UK’s John Innes Centre worked on the mammoth task - the results of which are published in the journal Science.
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6% of Americans have disorder that means they CONSTANTLY smell foul odors that aren't there

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:03
A healthy and accurate sense of smell is key to sensing danger and maintaining a good appetite, but 6.5 percent of over-40s smell a phantom stench, new NIH-funded research reveals.
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After 13 Years, Scientists Finally Map the Massive Wheat Genome

Wired - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:00
The first high-quality, complete sequence of the bread wheat genome could support the creation of the first genetically modified wheat.
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People who believe in 'b******t' are less likely to donate money

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 10:52
Researchers from Linköping University in Sweden surveyed more than 1,000 people and asked them to rate how meaningful – or meaningless – 14 sentences were (stock).
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Scientists reveal that men have better visual reactions than women

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 10:22
Researchers at the University of Washington stumbled across the discovery when studying Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). They saw women are 25 to 75 per cent slower than men (stock).
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Traditional British orchards could DISAPPEAR as craze for fruity ciders sweeps the nation

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 09:29
One farm in Devon reported that the need for its bittersweet Devon cider apples has fallen from 40,000 tonnes to just 10,000 as a result of the fad.
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Kroger launches self-driving grocery delivery vehicles in Arizona

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 09:08
Kroger's driverless grocery delivery vehicles are hitting the road. The firm will start testing the self-driving cars at a Fry's Food Store in Scottsdale, Arizona as part of its partnership with Nuro.
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Only one per cent of people can score top marks in this grammar test

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 08:55
Lucy Bella Earl, from Bedfordshire, who launched hit YouTube channel English with Lucy, has devised 10 questions that will put your grammar knowledge to the test - so can you score top marks?
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The incredible color changing gradient illusion that can 'break your brain'

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 08:43
A Japanese psychologist has stumped the internet with his latest optical illusion. A swatch appears to change colors as it slides across a gradient, but in reality it's the same color the whole time.
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Amazingly preserved remains of a 99-million-year-old beetle

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 08:32
The creature would have been crawling over plants for nourishment when it was frozen in time during the Cretaceous period, according to researchers from the University of Bristol.
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Scientists seek new ways to combat Florida's growing...

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 08:09
Florida scientists are field testing a patented process that would pump red-algae-tainted seawater into an ozone-treatment system to remove Karenia brevis (pictured).
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Chinese inventor shows off his unique flying scooter

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 08:04
Zhao Deli, 40, was lifted into the air by his eight-propeller drone in China's Guangdong province. He says it will be available to customers for between £4,330 - £5,700 ($5,500 and $7,200) next year.
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Bugs Will Actually Make Your Next Phone Better

Wired - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 06:00
In everything from cameras to batteries, researchers are pursuing biomimicry—basically, copping nature’s secrets.
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'Dead Cells' Succeeds Where Its Competitors Fail

Wired - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 06:00
For a roguelike, *Dead Cells* is highly addicting. Thank sleek design and appreciation for the past for that.
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Nasa releases high resolution image that shows a Muppet on Mars

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 05:47
Beaker, the science obsessed flame-haired character from the Muppets has been spotted at the south pole of Mars by the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.
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Incredible photos show the moment a polar bear is tested for suspected HAYFEVER 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 05:23
A team of three vets, a nurse, three dermatologists and five more park staff were on hand when 97.6 stone Victor needed to be given an allergy test at Yorkshire Wildlife Park.
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How Palaeolithic man conquered the Arctic en route to America

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 05:18
Situated in the icy Laptev Sea, the remote Siberian island of Stolbovoy is reported to be the most northerly evidence of ancient man anywhere in the world.
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Tern Link A7 Review: Affordable and Foldable

Wired - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 05:00
If you’re on the fence about folding bikes, try this one.
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The Ever-Evolving Art of the Coming-Out Video

Wired - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 05:00
On YouTube, the personal moment has transformed from bare-bones confessional to something unabashedly public.
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AI can pick out Where's Wally? book character in just FOUR seconds

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 04:58
Nashville-based developers have created an AI robot that uses facial recognition technology to locate the elusive character 'Wally' (or Waldo in America) in less than four seconds.
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