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Scientists warn extinction now outpaces evolution

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:05
Researchers from Aarhus University and the University of Gothenburgs say evolution will not be able to keep up with rate by which mammals are dying out unless we ramp up conservation efforts.
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'kilonova' explosions fling gold, platinum and uranium across the universe

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:00
The immense explosions are caused by neutron stars colliding into each other, sending an intense jet of of high-energy particles through space.
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The first animals on Earth: Scientists find fossil sponges that lived 635 million years ago

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:59
Ancient rocks and oils from Oman, Sibera, and India have been found to contain a compound produced only by sponges, dating as far back as 635 million years ago to before the Cambrian Explosion.
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'Bagelgate' is over! Apple finally fixes its bagel emoji by adding cream cheese

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:47
Apple has averted its emoji apocalypse. The firm changed its bagel emoji to include cream cheese and more realistic details after a widespread outcry from users spawned 'Bagelgate.'
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The vicious cycle of trauma: Suffering is passed down through generations study reveals

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:38
A new study found the sons of Union Army soldiers, who did not experience the devastation of the Civil War, had a higher risk of early death if their fathers had been prisoners of war.
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Jack Dorsey on Twitter's Role in Free Speech and Filter Bubbles

Wired - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:28
The Twitter CEO talks with WIRED Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson about how the social media service is different today than 12 years ago.
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The $250 beauty device that works like 'Photoshop for your face'

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:23
Israeli beauty-tech firm Pollogen has launched its Geneo Personal device, which stimulates oxygen from beneath the skin’s surface to give you a clearer, fresher face within minutes.
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'The biggest coffee crisis of our time': Fungus outbreak threatens to wipe out Latin America's crop

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:19
A poorly-understood fungus is ravaging Latin America’s coffee crops, causing billions of dollars in damages and potentially putting the global coffee supply at risk, experts warn.
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Listen to an ice shelf 'sing': Strange sounds could help scientists monitors Antarctica

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 15:16
Winds blowing across snow dunes on Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf cause the massive slab of ice to 'sing', Colorado researchers have discovered.
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Facebook 'Ripley' project would put a camera on top of your TV, report claims

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:37
Facebook is reportedly building a successor to its $200 Portal. As part of Project Ripley, it's building a camera device that connects to the TV for video chats and streaming content.
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'Concrete block on your chest': astronauts recount...

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:32
Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague are now in 'great' health, the pair said, speaking about the launch.
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TSA to launch facial recognition on domestic flights in bid to eliminate lines and passports

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:00
TSA plans to use fingerprints and facial scans at airport checkpoints, leading to shorter lines. It may also mean travelers can leave their passports at home in the future.
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Can Pinterest succeed as the 'un'-social network?

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 13:59
Pinterest has announced announced that it is making more of its 'pins' — the photos and illustrations users post and save for inspiration — 'shoppable.'
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How you react when your partner teases you could reveal if you'll stay together

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 13:26
In a new study from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, researchers found that people who are afraid of being laughed at, even in a light-hearted manner, are less happy in their relationships.
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Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in...

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 13:15
Google will charge smartphone makers a licensing fee for using its app store and also allow them to use rival versions of Android to comply with EU antitrust order.
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Dating app for Trump supporters leaves users' data open to hackers on first day in business

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:42
The security breach included the first 1,600 users' photos and personal messages between people chatting through the 'make America date again' app called 'DonaldDaters.'
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Here's What Astronauts See When a Rocket Aborts Mid-Flight

Wired - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:34
Nick Hague, the NASA astronaut onboard the Soyuz rocket that failed after takeoff last week, recounts his experience inside the capsule.
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Rembrandt's masterpiece 'The Night Watch' will be restored inside glass cabinet at Amsterdam gallery

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:13
Rembrandt's 'The Night Watch' will undergo a one year long, multi-million-pound restoration - all carried out in front of visitors to Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum.
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Trump may not know what's behind warming, but...

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:09
On '60 Minutes' Sunday, Trump said, 'I don't know that it's man-made' - causing ourtage among scientists
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Kevin Systrom talks about his departure from Instagram but refuses to discuss Zuckerberg

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 11:57
Speaking at the Wired25 summit in San Francisco, Systrom said 'You don't leave a job because everything's awesome.'
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