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Mountains buried 400 miles underground ‘could be BIGGER than Everest’

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:32
Mountains buried 400 miles underground ‘could be bigger than Everest’ and were only found after a massive Bolivian Earthquake in 1994
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Anglo-Saxon pendant dating back 1,500 years is discovered by an amateur metal detectorist

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:28
Rachel Carter, 41, was searching a Kent field with her partner and her metal detector when she stumbled across the find.
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Dawn of a new era for 'spit-and-send' DNA tests

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:13
UK-based firm Muhdo has launched one of the first at-home epigenetics kits, which it says can provide flexible and accurate information based on a persons genetic expression.
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Would you eat meat from a gene-edited animal?

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 09:40
Work being done at the University of Edinburgh will be informed by the public consensus, which will be gauged via an online survey.
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Interactive map shows incredibly speedy Hyperloop journey times

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 09:37
A new interactive map shows how fast hyperloop can take passengers connecting London to major UK cities like Manchester and Birmingham in under 15 minutes.
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Amazon places big bet in Tesla rival and electric truck startup Rivian

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 09:37
Amazon led a $700 million investment in U.S. electric pickup truck startup Rivian, in the e-commerce giant's biggest bet on technologies with potential to reshape the automotive sector.
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China names landing site of Chang'e-4 on the far side of the moon 'Statio Tianhe'

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 09:34
The landing site on the Moon of space shuttle Chang'e-4 has been officially named 'Statio Tianhe' or The Milky Way Station, at a conference in Beijing.
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Jack Dorsey says Twitter could soon let users 'clarify' old tweets

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 09:04
Twitter has some good news for users who may be embarrassed by old tweets. The firm is considering rolling out a 'clarification' tool that would let users revise or annotate older posts.
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AI is FOUR TIMES more effective at predicting an ovarian cancer sufferer's risk of dying

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 06:48
A study by Imperial College London found an AI model that assesses a tumour's structure and genetic make-up better predicts a patient's prognosis than methods currently used by doctors.
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Gravitational waves project receives £25m boost

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 04:09
Researchers from the University of Glasgow are among those involved in the project, which made history in 2015 when it first detected ripples in spacetime known as gravitational waves.
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Elon Musk AI creates news generator that's 'too dangerous' to release!

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 03:54
An AI research group backed by Elon Musk says that an AI system has been developed that could write news stories from a headline but is too dangerous to release
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Incredible images from the depths of the NASA archives bring the space agency's history to life

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 03:37
NASA was born out of a knee-jerk response to the Soviet Union successfully launching Sputnik and mages from its 60-year history reveal an insight into its remarkable history.
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NASA will set foot on the Moon 'by 2028' for the first time since 1972

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 03:29
NASA is accelerating plans to return Americans to the Moon by 2028. Jim Bridenstine, the head of the US aerospace agency said at a press conference in Washington on Thursday.
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Scientists discover hundreds of WITCHES' marks etched into the walls of limestone caves

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 01:57
'Witches' marks' designed to expunge evil spirits and stop them rising from the underworld have been discovered Creswell Crags on the border between Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.
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Almost HALF of all autistic children can be cured of their phobias using virtual reality

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 01:30
The team, from Newcastle University, created virtual environments which do not require goggles to explore and tackles specific phobias including wasps, lifts, the dark, flying, dolls, balloons and transport.
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Killer robots should be banned to prevent them wiping out humanity, scientists warn 

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 20:03
Killer robots should be banned to prevent them wiping out humanity, the world’s largest gathering of scientists was told yesterday in Washington DC.
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DNA from a rabbit once owned by Charles Darwin shows they fought back from myxomatosis

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:01
A rabbit belonging to the famous biologist Charles Darwin has helped show how genetic mutations in the population fought off myxomatosis in the 1950s across Europe.
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Night owls have a shorter attention span than ‘morning larks’

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:01
Researchers led by the University of Birmingham scanned the brains of 38 people who were either morning 'larks' or night owls.
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Wild lynx to be reintroduced to Britain after more than 1,000 years

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:01
The Lynx UK Trust is set to submit a second licence application this summer to bring the big cats back to Kielder Forest in Northumberland.
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Japanese 'robot marriage-hunting' parties see single men and women talk to each other through ROBOTS

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:31
At an event in Tokyo, tiny droids served as a messenger for each person to introduce themselves, since many said they felt 'too anxious' to conduct a conversation on their own.
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