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Upcoming iPhone 12 WILL support super-fast mmWave 5G despite prior reports, top analyst says

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:21
Analyst Ming Chi-Kuo, who has often forecast major moves by Apple, says that despite prior reports, the tech giant will make its iPhone 12 line compatible with 'true' and hyper fast mmWave 5G.
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Startup reveals plant-based 'steak' consisting of peas and seaweed that is made with a 3D printer

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:13
Novameat revealed the 'most realistic' plant-based steak yet made of peas and seaweed. The alternative is created using a 3D printer, producing the look of muscle tissue and fat.
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Tiny 'living robots' made from FROG embryos could be used to destroy cancer cells

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:02
The new 'robots' could be used for a range of tasks from scraping out cholesterol from people's arteries to cleaning the seas, say researchers from Vermont University.
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Trees can live for CENTURIES thanks to an 'immune system' of protective chemicals

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:00
Researchers from Beijing and Texas found ancient trees strike the perfect balance between growth and ageing' which allows them to grow while fighting off disease for hundreds of years.
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Meet Xenobot, an Eerie New Kind of Programmable Organism

Wired - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:00
Researchers hope the living robots, made up of masses of cells working in coordination, can help unlock the mysteries of cellular communication.
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Facebook rolls out its new redesign to a small number of users, in advance of a full launch

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 11:42
Over the last month, a select group of Facebook users have been given access to company's ambitious new redesign, codenamed 'FB5,' featuring Facebook Dating and the new Messenger.
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Oceans were the warmest in 2019 than ever before in human history

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 10:41
The world's oceans were the warmest in 2019 than at any other time in recorded human history, a new study from US and Chinese researchers has found.
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The US Army is developing an electric forearm band to keep soldiers' hands warm without gloves 

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 09:46
A team of scientists working for the Army are developing a promising new technology to keep soldiers' hands warm in cold environments without gloves, using a band to send heat into the forearm.
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Natural oscillations from ancient star reveal age of galactic collision

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 09:21
Astronomers have used vibrations from an ancient star in the Milky Way that is viewable in Australia to deduce how long ago a massive collision event took place with another galaxy.
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Elon Musk reveals plans for talking Teslas that can use AI to speak to pedestrians through speakers

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 09:15
Elon Musk teased an upcoming Tesla feature that uses speakers and AI, enabling vehicles to 'speak' to pedestrians. Drivers could also choose to emit a fart noise if they have nothing else to say.
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Huawei claims it's selling 100,000 of its $2,400 Mate X foldable phones per month, rivaling Samsung

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 08:59
Huawei is now selling 100,000 units of its $2,400 Mate X per month which rivals an updated estimate from Samsung that it has sold between 400,000 to 500,000 Galaxy Folds since September.
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Oscar Nominations 2020: Netflix Tops All Other Studios

Wired - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 08:45
And mark your calendar: Westworld season 3 is coming on March 15.
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Crop yields in Britain will PLUMMET if climate change causes vital ocean currents to collapse

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 08:00
The so-called Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) brings heat from the tropics, making Britain warmer and wetter than it would otherwise be.
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'Great Divide' in our solar system caused by pressure changes in protoplanetary disc

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 08:00
Researchers from Japan and the USA say this disc would have had bands of high and low pressure that split off to create the two distinct regions in the solar system.
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It's Easy to Be a Jerk on Twitter. And Twitter Wants to Fix That

Wired - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 06:27
Kayvon Beykpour, Twitter's head of product, admits the platform can still incentivize toxic behavior. In a WIRED Q&A, he explains how he wants to fix it.  
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Streaming Giants Need Shows Like Schoolhouse Rock

Wired - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 06:00
Civic-minded kids' programming isn’t just responsible—it’s a lucrative way for rival platforms to stand out on crowded screens.
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Australia’s Wildfires Might Intensify Future Climate Crises

Wired - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 06:00
Wildfires release vast amounts of carbon into the atmosphere. Their broader impact is far more complicated.
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China's Swift ID of a New Virus Is a Win for Public Health

Wired - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 05:00
The mystery illness has claimed its first victim. Yet the crisis has a silver lining: It shows how much China's public health policies have improved.
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US government clips the wings of its civilian drone programme over Chinese spying fears

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 04:10
The move - which would see the drones only flown in emergencies, such as to aid firefighting efforts - builds on the US' temporary ban that began in October 2019.
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Oldest-known fossilised digestive tract found in the Nevada desert

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/13/2020 - 04:08
US scientists have concluded that fossils found in the Nevada desert contain the earliest evidence of the digestive tract, beating the previous such example by 30 million years.
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