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Radiation from smartphones could trigger memory loss in teenagers, new study reveals

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 05:36
Researchers from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute studied nearly 700 adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 in Switzerland (stock image).
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Sir David Attenborough wants YOU to help with the world's biggest butterfly count

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 05:26
Common species could see bumper numbers in annual butterfly count, but ongoing heatwave could spell disaster for the insects, experts warn. Sir David Attenborough has backed the programme.
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Could solar energy be cheaper than fossil fuels? A new battery could make the technology 95% cheaper

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 04:58
A London-based UK-Swedish company called United Sun Systems has created a battery that converts heat from the sun to electricity, which unlike light from the sun, can be stored.
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Smart speakers will be joined to the health service website to create a virtual doctor

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 02:25
New UK Government Health and Social Care Secretary, Matt Hancock, will today announce plans to connect Amazon Echo smart speakers to the NHS website to give it expert health advice.
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Volvo-owned startup Terrafugia's flying car prototype will go on sale in 2019

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:50
The hybrid-electric vehicle has been in development for the past several years, but is now a giant leap closer to becoming available to the public. The cars will come to market as soon as 2019.
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Necrow-philia: Shocking study reveals crows sometimes attempt to have sex with DEAD birds

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:12
Researchers from the University of Washington studying how crows behave in the presence of death discovered that some birds don’t simply interact with the body – they try to have sex with it.
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Uber partners with Cargo to let drivers sell goods during trips

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 15:38
Uber drivers could soon offer you an energy bar or phone charger during your ride. The firm said it's partnering with Cargo to let riders purchase items from their driver while they're on the go.
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Cassini mosaics reveal clearest views of Titan

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 13:12
Using 13 years of data from Cassini’s VIMS instrument, NASA has stitched together the most detailed global view yet, showing what Titan might look like if one could see right through its thick haze.
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Tesla says Model 3 refunds not outpacing deposits

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 13:06
More and more Model 3 buyers have been cancelling their orders in recent weeks amid extended delays and fears that the promise of a full tax credit will expire.
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Walmart may be planning a Netflix-style subscription streaming service

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 12:37
Walmart is considering taking a page from Netflix and launching its own video streaming service to take on Amazon, the Information reports, citing sources close to the situation.
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Apple will finally fix the MacBook Pro's keyboard dust issues

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:58
Apple appears to finally be issuing a fix for the MacBook Pro's pesky keyboard problem. Documents sent to service providers describe a 'membrane' meant to help block out dust and debris.
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Archaeologists OPEN mystery 9-foot black sarcophagus in Egypt, despite repeated warnings of a CURSE

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:49
The move to open the coffin, which was was confirmed by Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt.
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Irish politicians say Facebook could face fines if they fail to 'uphold basic standards of decency'

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:38
Speaking in Derrynane, County Kerry, Ireland's taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, blasted Facebook's handling of violent content after it was revealed videos stayed live after being reported.
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Apple 'deliberately slows down' its £2,700 MacBook Pro to compensate for overheating issues 

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:29
The Cupertino-based tech giant has yet again come under fire for an expensive product not performing. It comes just a month after Apple offered to pay for faulty butterfly keyboards.
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Rogue star that brushed our solar system billions of years ago may explain strange stellar objects

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:20
A stellar flyby scattered thousands of our star system's small icy worlds into strange positions and orbits, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn, Germany, said.
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New species of armoured dinosaur discovered in Utah

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:18
Researchers from the University of Utah dug up the creature from the desert at the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Kane County, Utah.
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Senators push new bill to 'explore' adding emergency alerts to Netflix and Spotify

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:28
US senators have introduced a bill that proposes new standards for emergency alert systems, including the possibility of delivering them on video and audio streaming services.
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Google parent company Alphabet is bringing its internet-beaming balloons to Kenya next year

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 08:39
Alphabet's Loon said it would deploy its balloons to beam high-speed Internet access with Telkom Kenya next year to cover rural and suburban populations, marking its first deal in Africa.
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1.4 BILLION Gmail users are at risk of phishing attacks, US intelligence officials warn

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 08:37
The Department of Homeland Security warned that the feature presents a 'potential emerging threat', adding that all of Gmail's 1.4 billion global users were at risk.
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Mystery of why Confederate submarine HL Hunley sank has been solved

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 08:35
The Hunley and its eight crewmembers disappeared in February 1864 in Charleston Harbor shortly after signaling it had placed explosives on the hull of the Union ship the USS Housatonic.
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