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Scientists uncover rare 110 MILLION year old spider fossils with eerie glowing eyes

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 13:29
A 110-million-year-old spider fossil with glowing eyes was discovered in exposed shale in South Korea. The spider's glowing eyes come from the tapetum, a structure found behind the retina.
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Young trees are 25 per cent better at soaking up carbon dioxide than tropical rainforests

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:01
Researchers at the University of Birmingham found these juvenile forests occur in 'regrown' regions on former agricultural or logging land, after forest fires and at high latitudes.
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Rise in summertime thunderstorms 'robustly connected' to climate change

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:01
Rise in summertime thunderstorms has been robustly linked to climate change for the very first time
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Silly disguises actually DO help keep your true identity a secret

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 10:35
Researchers at the universities of York and Huddersfield found small, simple and deliberate alterations to a person's appearance are surprisingly effective in identity concealment.
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Biodiversity has remained constant since the boom in life

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 09:58
Researchers at the University of Birmingham found the average numbers of land vertebrate species across different ecosystems had not increased for tens of millions of years.
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TCL set to unveil radical folding phone that bends into a smartwatch worn around your wrist

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 08:52
Samsung may have found some competition in the folding phone market. Chinese tech giant TCL is designing a flexible phone that can bend around your wrist to become a pseudo-smartwatch.
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China wants to build a solar power station in SPACE

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 07:05
China's design would sit in Earth's orbit and turn the sun's rays into electricity and then beam the energy back to Earth.
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Smart TVs and Amazon Alexa gadgets can tell if you’re CHEATING

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 06:41
A scientist from Duke University in North Carolina has warned of the dangers of AI-powered tech which could expose cheaters by analysing sensor logs and picking up saucy conversations.
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Law professor find dusty 30 year old Apple Mac computer in working order in his family attic

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 04:47
A new york based law professor has found a dusty but fully functioning Apple Mac computer from the 1980s that has been sitting in his parents' attic for the last 30 years
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Youtube is blamed for the rise in 'Flat Earthers'

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 04:31
Researchers attended conventions for 'Flat Earthers' in North Carolina and Colorado last year and in 2017 and found that most had watched Youtube videos that claim the planet is disc-shaped.
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Adorable baby turtle born albino and with its heart OUTSIDE its body has survived

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 04:15
The tiny reptile, known as Hope, has such a rare condition that the condition has not yet been named in veterinary science. She was born albino and with her heart outside its protective chest wall.
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Beautiful images reveal ancient insects preserved in amber

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 04:08
Levon Bliss, from London and now based in Wiltshire, has published stunning images of insects preserved in amber dating back around 45 million years.
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'The most fragrant February in living memory': Floral scents far stronger than expected this year

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 03:08
Winter blooming flowers are giving off some of the 'strongest' scents in the UK due to last year's hot long summer
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NASA is looking for 'jokers' to become astronauts

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 01:49
A sense of humour will be vital for any team to keep morale high on a two-year trip to Mars. The joker role will be tested in NASA's group mission simulations at the Johnson Space Centre in Houston, Texas.
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World-class oil paintings blighted by 'art acne'

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 09:25
Works by Georgia O'Keeffe and Rembrandt are among the hundreds of works blighted by the condition. But now a team at Northwestern University in Chicago has made iPad software to diagnose it.
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Twitter stores users' direct messages years after they've been deleted

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:34
A security researcher revealed that Twitter continues to hold onto users' direct messages for several years, while users operate under the assumption that they've been deleted.
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Samsung unveils its ultra-thin $399 iPad killer with built-in Bixby voice assistant

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:04
The Korean tech giant on Friday took the wraps off the Galaxy Tab S5e, its lightest and thinnest-ever tablet that's also equipped with the Bixby voice assistant for the first time.
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Never get catfished again: Researchers develop AI that detects fake profiles on popular dating apps

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:52
The algorithm was trained to look for recurring elements in fake dating profiles, like stolen bios, photos and common language, as well as IP addresses and phone numbers.
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British team spearheads ‘space harpoon’ to snare orbiting rubbish

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:02
A team from Surrey University have successfully completed their test to remove space junk by piercing it with such force that it breaks force that it actually breaks the target structure.
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Creepy website uses AI to create 'deepfake' photos of humans who don't exist

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 11:59
A website lets users click through an endless library of fake human faces created by AI. It relies on an algorithm developed by Nvidia scientists and only takes a few seconds to spit out a new face.
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