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Forget the meatless burger, firm behind the Impossible patty reveals plans to create vegan STEAK

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:08
CEO and founder Pat Brown revealed in an interview with The Spoon the firm has already started work on ' whole cuts of beef,' including steak.
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China says it exchanged data with NASA on far side landing

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:50
China exchanged data with NASA on its recent mission to land a Chinese spacecraft on the far side of the moon, the Chinese space agency said Monday.
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The human brain works backwards to retrieve memories by forming a 'gist' before constructing details

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:04
Researchers from the University of Birmingham showed participants specific images and asked to associate each image with a unique word and found the order in which concepts were recalled.
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Using phones and tablets is about as bad for children as regularly eating potatoes

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:02
Oxford researchers found only 0.4 per cent of a person's wellbeing is associated with technology use. This, they claim, is comparable to the negative impact of wearing glasses and regularly eating spuds.
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US military bosses reveal plan to model insect brains to create 'conscious' AI flying insect robots

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:59
The Pentagon's research arm is looking for proposals that understand the sensory and nervous systems in miniature insects and can turn them into 'prototype computational models.'
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Android users are warned as 9million handsets are infected by malware that 'monitors your screen' 

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:59
More than nine million people are believed to have been affected around the world by a scam that peppers its victims with adware and monitors their screens to make money for the scammers.
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Ocean warming is making waves stronger putting harbours and breakwaters at risk of damage

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:49
Researchers from the University of California say that the link between upper ocean warming and increasing wave energy could be a good indicator of the effect of climate change.
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People with the most extreme views on 'Frankenfoods' are the least well informed

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:43
Researchers from universities in Washington, Toronto and Pennsylvania have collaborated on research which showed that people who think they know most about GMO's actually knew the least.
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Total lunar eclipse on Jan 20-21 will be last until 2022

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:42
On the night of January 20-21, the full moon will bring a total lunar eclipse, which will cause Earth’s satellite to take on an eerie red glow in an effect that’s come to be known as the Blood Moon.
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The Final Season of 'Game of Thrones' Has a Launch Date

Wired - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:29
Winter is coming this spring—April 14, to be exact. There's a trailer too.
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Hackers are stealing processing power to mine cryptocurrency and are making MILLIONS 

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:52
Researchers at King’s College London and Sergio Pastrana at Madrid’s Carlos III University found one criminal group earned $18 million since June 2016.
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Bacteria could be making China's smog worse

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:50
Bacteria found in Beijing smog could be causing the air to be more harmful because it is multiplying and growing stronger, according to experts at Peking University in Beijing.
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Screens Might Be as Bad for Mental Health as ... Potatoes

Wired - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:00
The science of how technology affects happiness needs a huge statistical upgrade. A new paper charts a path toward better research.
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Bio-Printers Are Churning out Living Fixes to Broken Spines

Wired - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:00
A new study shows that 3D-printing a section of spinal cord, living cells and all, restored movement in injured rats.
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Desalination Is Booming. But What About All That Toxic Brine?

Wired - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 07:00
Desalination plants turn seawater into drinking water, but also pump hypersaline water back into the environment. That's especially troubling because desal has become extremely popular.
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Wrecks of three ships lost during a violent storm in 1893 are revealed by low tides in Cornwall

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 06:29
The wreckage of coal carrying ships were spotted on a beach in Carbis Bay, Cornwall during low tides not seen since 2017 when the vessels were last revealed.
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Tech Workers Unite to Fight Forced Arbitration

Wired - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 06:00
A social media campaign against forced arbitration clauses in employment contracts is a rare example of employees from different companies joining together.
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Technology brings images of Holocaust survivors to life

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 05:43
The survival stories of Holocaust victims have been recorded and changed into holograms by the University of Southern California Shoah Foundation.
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As Self-Driving Cars Stall, Players Revive an Old Approach

Wired - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 05:00
With true autonomy proving harder than we hoped, some companies are refocusing on systems that split the work between human and machine.
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Alien-hunting database set up with SETI data

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 04:42
TechnoSearch is a website and online portal to help researchers access data from SETI - the project operated by NASA with the goal of finding aliens based in Mountain view, California.
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