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Italy's Campi Flegrei supervolcano is building up magma

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 05:32
Europe's supervolcano in Naples last erupted in 1538 and although scientists claim an eruption is not imminent but it could be as destructive as the infamous Vesuvius eruption.
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Mystery of auroras is revealed: Scientists unlock the secrets of their explosive energy

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 05:27
For the study, researchers from UCL and the University of Reading remotely observed rapidly evolving aurora to understand the physics behind why, when and how energy is released.
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Pest control expert films rodents hoovering up bait laced with the infamous Carolina Reaper pepper

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 05:17
US YouTuber Shawn Woods put Carolina Reapers, which are more than 850 times hotter than a jalapeno pepper, into rodent bait and placed the trap in his backyard.
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Google wants to put its virtual assistant in every room of the home

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 03:47
The tech giant's smart home concept, unveiled at a one-off event in San Francisco, showcased Google Assistant at its maximum potential with devices in every room.
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How an eight-pack proved Michelangelo's worth

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 02:38
Bronze sculptures sold for £1.8 million in 2002 have been confirmed as the work of Michelangelo by Cambridge researchers due to anatomical features and is now worth £110 million.
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Britain needs to plant more trees and eat less meat to help 'stop the planet overheating'

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:35
A report by the Government's Committee on Climate Change said 'fundamental changes' were necessary if they were to meet their targets in cutting green house gas emissions by 2050.
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Could the plastic polluting the oceans be recycled? Expert warns 'the options are not good'

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 16:33
While the ocean is certainly better off without plastic, the problem has many more layers than it first appears, according to Christopher J. Preston, Professor of Philosophy, The University of Montana.
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Cold and rocky 'super-Earth' three times the size of our planet is discovered

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 16:29
Barnard's Star b circles a cool red-dwarf star, smaller and older than the sun, completing one orbit every 233 days, say researchers from the Institut de Ciències de l’Espai in Spain.
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New Google Assistant skill will turn on your lights, read you the news and brew your coffee

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 15:03
Google Assistant wants to help you get out of bed in the morning. A new addition to Google Assistant makes it so that routines are triggered after you hit snooze on your alarm.
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Creator of Vine reveals 'Byte' after hiatus from project

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 13:36
Vine creator Dom Hofmann plans to launch a successor to his popular viral-video site next year. Called Byte, it's expected to have the same design and functionality as the original app.
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Nineteen-mile-wide crater discovered under Greenland's ice

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:58
Scientists have found one of the largest impact craters on Earth under Greenland's Hiawatha Glacier. It was caused by a 3,300ft-wide asteroid that smashed into our planet during the last Ice Age.
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Apple downgraded as analysts predict iPhone sales will decline into next year

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:52
Apple led a decline in technology stocks, offsetting early support from tame U.S. consumer prices data and a rebound in oil prices. The iPhone maker's shares fell 2 percent Wednesday.
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Facebook employees' morale has plummeted 32% after company's turbulent year, internal survey reveals

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:45
An internal survey shows that just 52 percent of Facebook employees said they were optimistic about the company's future, which is a sharp decrease from 84 percent a year ago.
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iPhone X-PLODE: Warning after device 'started to smoke and caught fire' following iOS 12 upgrade

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:11
An iPhone X user has been left in shock after his device unexpectedly overheated and began releasing smoke. The device began to overheat after the user installed iOS 12.1 on the device.
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Polar bears are threatening native Inuit populations, warns controversial government report

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:01
The controversial report, which was drafted by the Nunavut government in northern Canada, estimated that polar bear populations are much higher than scientists have previously estimated.
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Neanderthals were NOT violent brutes they were 'only' as aggressive as humans, scientists say

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:04
A comparison of 200 skulls dating back 80,000 years led by the Institute of Evolution and Ecology at the University of Tubingen in Germany found similar levels of head injuries in both groups.
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Russia plans outlandish 'interstellar missions' with nuclear-powered spacecraft

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:56
A Russian research centre has claimed the rocket would reach Mars in just seven months and be capable of another launch only 48 hours after landing.
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Gene-edited food is coming, but will shoppers buy?

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:38
Genetically modified foods was mixed with another species' DNA. Gene-edited food is more precise, using CRISPR to avoid side effects. Scientists are starting with heart-healthy foods.
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Spiky eye patch that looks like a miniature bed of nails releases medicine directly into the cornea

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:37
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, have created an eyepatch that is covered in microneedles that gently penetrate the front of the eye to gradually release drugs.
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Layout of the Texas city made hurricane Harvey flooding 21 times WORSE

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:04
Human activity is causing storms to have a much more devastating impact than in the past, a pair of studies has warned. Researchers examined urbanization and the worsening rainfall.
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