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How cannabis triggers hunger so they can treat appetite loss

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 14:44
The researchers in Washington say the study is urgent since marijuana is given to cancer and HIV patients to treat appetite loss, but we do not know how it interacts with their bodies or their diseases.
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New type of plastic heals its cracks when exposed to certain light

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 14:43
Under certain light, the material can become up to ten times softer and more dynamic, researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology found.
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Amazon sells more than 100 million products despite outages

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 14:31
Amazon called this year's Prime Day the 'biggest shopping event' in its history. Shoppers bought over 100 million products during the event, with many Amazon-branded products being top sellers.
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Satellite image shows 11 million ton iceberg floating off Greenland

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 13:56
The image captured July 9 by ESA's Sentinel-2 satellites shows the massive iceberg, along with several other large icebergs in the vicinity of the village Innaarsuit.
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Apple's new iPhone could have edge-to-edge screens

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 13:45
Apple has been widely rumored to be prepping three new iPhones for later this year. Now, a leaked image reportedly shows the glass panels that will be used in the yet-to-be-released iPhone models.
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Samsung will release a radical folding phone in 2019

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:25
The Korean tech giant is working on a device, codenamed 'Winner,' where the screen can be folded in half like a wallet, the Wall Street Journal reported. It could cost more than $1,500.
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Samsung boss pictured using a never-before-seen Galaxy Note 9 handset

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:37
The image, appearing to show South Korean CEO DJ Koh using the handset, was reportedly captured at an event for the media in and shared on Chinese social media site Weibo.
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Elon Musk apologises to British cave diver he labelled 'pedo guy'

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:57
The billionaire entrepreneur, who is chief executive of the electric car maker Tesla Inc, issued the apology to Vern Unsworth on Twitter this morning.
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The Meghalayan Age: Scientists find we are in new geological period

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:33
A stalagmite in the Indian region of Meghalayan Age has allowed experts to divide the Holocene into more detailed portions, with it starting 4,200 years ago and continuing to this day.
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UK's turbines producing 40% less electricity as winds 'disappear'

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:29
UK weather anomalies continue as the wind turbines around the country produce barely any electricity, despite having two of the biggest off-shore wind farms in the world.
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Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket completes its 9th successful launch

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:21
The New Shepard spacecraft launched from Blue Origin's test site in West Texas at 11:00am ET (4:00pm BST) carrying a bundle of science experiments.
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Over half of women who watch gay porn imagine themselves as men

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:07
According to research led by Dr Lucy Neville, a Lecturer in Criminology from the University of Leicester, 55 per cent of the women surveyed imagined themselves as men (stock image).
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EU fines Google $5 billion in record-breaking fine

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 08:45
The Mountain View-based company is the most popular search engine in the world and this fine, set to be announced at 12pm BST will take the firm to $6.7 billion (£5.1 billion) in EU fines since 2017.
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'New Stonehenge' uncovered in Ireland during summer heatwave

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:08
The never-before-seen monument, spotted in County Meath, Ireland, is made up of a ring of prehistoric ditches now buried deep underground (pictured).
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Vast fissure sparks urgent closure in Grand Teton National Park

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 06:39
Parts of the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, which sits over the Yellowstone supervolcano, have been closed due to 'elevated potential for rockfall'.
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A few beers a week could help men start a family

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 06:12
Men hoping to become fathers are often advised to avoid alcohol for fear of harming their fertility. But a study suggests a few small beers a week or bottle of wine may actually help men start a family.
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Twitter suspended 58 million accounts at the end of 2017

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 05:10
At Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, the firm has been purging the platform of bots and malicious accounts. New figures reveal this clean up started in late 2017.
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Sharpest images ever of Neptune have been back to Earth from the European Southern Observatory

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 05:00
Experts from the European Southern Observatory captured the shot using its Very Large Telescope, based in the deserts of northern Chile.
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Humans reached North America 6,500 years earlier than thought

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 03:44
Researchers from the Department of Anthropology at Texas State University excavated the Gault Site northwest of Austin and found tools between 16,000 and 20,000 years of age.
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Earliest memories begin after the age of two

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 02:13
For the 40 per cent of us who believe we remember an event from our first two years, we have likely created it falsely after seeing photos or hearing recollections from others.
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