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Paul Allen's Stratolaunch, completes test days after his death

5 hours 31 min ago
Allen died Monday in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, aged 65. He said the plane, a wingspan longer than a football field, would make its first flight 'this fall'.
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Hacked, scammed and on your own: navigating...

6 hours 33 min ago
In the first half of this year alone, more than $800 million has already been stolen - and experts believe the majority of theft is left unreported.
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Carbon fibre can be used to store electricity in electric cars

6 hours 42 min ago
Research from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden has found that not only is carbon fibre extremely useful for its strength but could be used to hold an electrical charge.
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Meet the CHUGBOT: Robotic hand that can catch a beer and crush it could revolutionize prosthetics

6 hours 42 min ago
The robotic technology, developed by researchers from Cornell University, takes a page from the machinery used in a car to give the robotic arm dexterity that's comparable to a human.
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'We have not misled investors': Beleaguered MoviePass parent company being investigated for fraud

6 hours 53 min ago
Helios & Matheson Analytics, the owner of beleaguered e-ticketing company MoviePass, is in hot water as the firm faces a fraud investigation by the New York Attorney General.
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Scientists warn a third of UK-caught fish contains small specks of plastic

7 hours 10 min ago
Microfibres from synthetic materials like polyester are one of the most significant contributors to plastic pollution in rivers and seas. Greenpeace has said 60% of clothing now contains polyester.
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Modified cotton could be human food source after U.S

7 hours 29 min ago
U.S. regulators have cleared the way for farmers to grow a cotton plant genetically modified to make the cottonseed edible for people.
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Apple set to reveal new iPads and MacBooks on October 30th

7 hours 35 min ago
The event will take place at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and could also see new MacBooks and Airpods unveiled.
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Study suggests life COULD be transported between planets after year

7 hours 38 min ago
A year-long study designed to expose microbes and organic compounds to a space environment has found that some can withstand extreme temperatures and high levels of radiation.
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New study pinpoints patterns among violent events in war and terrorism

8 hours 46 min ago
Researchers analyzing a total of 273 armed conflicts and 60 terrorist campaigns identified patterns that appear to exist across the board, regardless of geography, ethnicity, and religion.
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Rare state of matter is created in space for the first time

8 hours 51 min ago
The German space agency DLR carried out the tests in January last year, beating NASA's Cold Atom Laboratory who have since produced a BEC in space.
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Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the US

9 hours 15 sec ago
The National Weather Service predicted a warmer than normal winter for the northern and western three-quarters of the nation - and no place in the US is expected to be colder than normal
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Startup plans to launch small satellites from Virginia...

9 hours 1 min ago
Rocket Lab is set to build a launchpad at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility where unmanned cargo missions already are dispatched to the International Space Station.
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Meet the roboprofessor: Bina48 teaches a philosophy course at West Point military academy

9 hours 53 min ago
Bina48 became the first robot to co-teach a university class when she helped lead a philosophy course at West Point, the U.S. Military academy
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Robocalls are on the rise as experts see 50 percent increase in scam phone calls

10 hours 3 min ago
The study found that there were 4.4 billion received in the US last month, which is the 'highest number of monthly robocalls recorded' since the firm began tracking them in 2015.
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Did Leonardo da Vinci have a SQUINT?

10 hours 30 min ago
Leonardo, born in Italy during the Renaissance, is one of the leading men of the last millennium and now a study has claimed the visionary likely suffered with a squint called exotropia.
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Facebook reveals elections `war room´ at California...

10 hours 48 min ago
In the run-up to elections in both Brazil and the US, Facebook built a physical room at its Menlo Park campus from where it says its elections interference prevention experts can work together.
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Earthquake early warning system that could detect the big one goes live on the West Coast

11 hours 36 sec ago
ShakeAlert system is ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities - but not yet ready for mass public notification.
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Thousands of tonnes of plastic that were meant to be recycled will now be burned

11 hours 15 min ago
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and Southampton City Council, both in Hampshire, are understood to be the first to close their recycling banks.
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Hubble spots a SUPERFLARE erupting from red dwarf star

11 hours 17 min ago
Arizona State University astronomers have spotted a red dwarf star in the midst of a violent ‘superflare’ far more powerful than any event ever observed from our own sun.
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