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Vets use experimental fish skin graft to save a dog suffering from severe burns after house fire

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 17:01
Due to the high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, the tissue works as both an anti-inflammatory and an antibiotic, helping skin heal and protect itself from infection. They also require no sedation.
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Revolutionary new edible food coating will stop bananas going mouldy and veg shrivelling up 

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 15:47
Fruit and vegetables will stay fresh for up to three times longer thanks to a new 'natural and edible' coating approved by the EU Commission, hailed as a breakthrough against food waste
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Airport charging stations put you at risk of 'juice jacking,' experts warn

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 15:30
As a result of a compromised port, hackers could steal a wide range of data, including your texts, emails, photos and contacts, among other things.
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Scientists capture ultra-fast flashes of light in footage filmed at four TRILLION frames per second

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 15:24
Scientists say they have vastly improved duration limits on ultra-high-speed cameras fast enough to track pulses of light. New technology more than doubles previous iterations.
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Apple pledges to notify users when iPhone updates will slow down their device in wake of batterygate

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 14:57
The tech giant signed an agreement this week with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), a UK watchdog, that it would be 'clearer and more upfront' with users in the future.
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Pet owners are at higher risk of IBS - and cat and dog poop may be the culprits, study suggests 

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 14:34
The 85 million American families that have pets are at a greater risk of developing IBS than are non-animal lovers, according to new East Tennessee State University research.
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Robo-callers could soon be slapped with fines of up to $10,000 after US Senate passes new bill

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 13:07
In a nearly unanimous vote, US Senators voted to pass the TRACED Act, which threatens to slap scammers with heavy fines of up to $10,000 for each robocall they make.
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The tiny yellow console with a CRANK that will give you a 'surprise' new game every week

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 11:30
Software company Panic, best known for developing products for Mac and iOS, has made its foray into hardware with a $149 handheld gaming device dubbed Playdate.
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Amazon is giving away $25 gift cards to anyone who agrees to let the firm 3D scan their entire body

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 11:08
The internet giant is currently conducting a study as part of Amazon Body Labs that seeks to 'learn about diversity among body shapes' by collecting 3D scans of participants' bodies.
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Uber launches underwater ride-hailing service to take you around the Great Barrier Reef - for $1,000

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 11:02
Starting next week people in Queensland state will be able to use the Uber app to book a two-person submarine and take a tour of the underwater World Heritage site.
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Origami-inspired shock absorbers could help spacecrafts take the strain of their landings 

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 11:00
A University of Washington team may have developed a novel solution to help reduce the force of impact on a launch craft.
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Physicist creates sculptures out of tennis balls using nothing but FRICTION to keep them together 

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:33
Professor Andria Rogava of Tbilisi, Georgia, built the towers in his office, finding that friction and balancing forces alone can keep the bizarre structures standing.
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'Earth-like' water has been spotted inside the 'Christmas comet'

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:14
NASA scientists in the US took measurements of its chemical composition and say the ratio of deuterium to hydrogen is similar to in Earth's oceans and could explain how water came to our planet.
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NASA picks the first partner to help build its lunar Gateway

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:00
NASA announced the first contract to build power and propulsion systems for the lunar 'Gateway,' a small spaceship that will act as a layover for astronauts on lunar missions.
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High-tech wood treated with a chemical found in BLEACH could keep us cool in summer

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 09:22
Researchers from the University of Maryland made the finding after altering the material's cell structure with hydrogen peroxide. Potentially, this could negate the need for domestic climate control.
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Scientists created fuel through artificial photosynthesis

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 08:38
Scientists at the University of Illinois have produced fuel for the first time using artificial photosynthesis which involves water, carbon dioxide and visible light.
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Hebgen Lake quake of 1959 is STILL sending aftershocks

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 07:36
In 1959, Yellowstone National Park shook violently for about 30 seconds. Geophysicists suggest that between June 2017 and March 2018 3,000 small quakes were a result of the earthquake.
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Rare 2,400-year-old Celtic shield made of bark is discovered

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 07:30
A bark shield dated by radiocarbon to the iron age between 395-255BC has been reconstructed and analysed by researchers at University of York.
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Skeleton of the extinct Dodo bird was auctioned and sold for $622,000

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 05:25
Composed of bones of various dodo specimens found on the bird's past home of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, the skeleton being sold at Christie's London was assembled in the 19th century.
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Chinese pre-schools are using robots to take daily health checks of children

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 04:55
More than 2,000 pre-schools in China use robots which take photos of children's hands to spot signs of illness and slow the spread of illnesses, but experts in the UK are sceptical.
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