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Chimpanzees communicate using 'human-like' methods

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 00:34
Experts made the discovery after studying videos of wild chimps living in Uganda's Budongo Forest Reserve. They found the primates use gestures that follow basic human language rules.
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Criminals will soon be caught using just pictures of their HANDS

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:39
Professor Dame Sue Black, of Lancaster University, has pioneered the research.A combination of vein patterns, skin creases, scars, tattoos are used to identify an individual.
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Violent video games DON'T make teenagers more aggressive

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:01
A study of 1,000 British teenagers aged between 14 and 15 showed that violent video games do not make them more aggressive or antisocial, according to new research.
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FTC warns 'romance scams' are on the rise - and they cost victims $143 million last year

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 15:44
The FTC reported Tuesday that there's been a surge in 'romance scams,' or scenarios where scammers trick love-lusting internet users into sending them money, only to later disappear.
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Scientists discover bizarre tarantula with a soft HORN protruding from the back of its head

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 15:23
Researchers say the new tarantula discovered in Angola belongs to a group known as the horned baboon spiders, though the purpose of its strange soft horn is so far still a mystery.
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Baidu builds smart shelter for stray cats that uses AI to tell difference between felines and dogs

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 14:33
Chinese tech giant Baidu has created a high-tech home for stray cats. Its 'Smart Cattery' uses artificial intelligence to distinguish cats from other animals and even spot common diseases.
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Skeleton of teenage girl found in the squatting position beside 4,600-year-old Egyptian pyramid

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 14:07
Egyptian archaeologists excavating the ruins of a pyramid 60 miles outside of Cairo have discovered the skeletal remains of a 13-year-old girl in a huddled position inside a tomb.
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Terrifying flaw lets hackers remotely accelerate or hit the brakes on popular electric scooters

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 12:50
Zimperium has warned that a security vulnerability in Xiaomi's M365 scooter could let anyone savvy enough lock the device, hit the brakes and even cause the device to suddenly accelerate.
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Tiny new golden frog species discovered on remote Ethiopian mountain

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 11:15
A new species of puddle frog has been found in a previously unexplored mountain in southwestern Ethiopiasing DNA sequencing of tissue samples from the frogs, a team at NYU Abu Dhabi confirmed that it was genetically different from any other frog species in the region.
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Monolith monuments like Stonehenge appeared across Europe as SAILORS spread the fashion

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 10:26
The first monument was erected in northwest France in 4,500 BC and then the tradition, practice and popularity for similar monuments spread over the next 2,000 years.
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Privacy fears as Google and Amazon can use smart home data to learn your daily habits

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 10:00
The always-on nature of internet-connected devices has raised some concerns over just how much data Google and Amazon's voice assistants are collecting from users and what they're doing with it.
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iKydz lets parents monitor and schedule children's internet access

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 09:59
A new product from an Irish Zyalin Group firm lets parents schedule their children's internet access times and block sites on their child's phone remotely.
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Ordnance Survey launch a solar-powered drone that can fly for 90 days at a time

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 09:54
Ordnance Survey owns majority of Astigan, a firm based in , Somerset, which has built the huge drone. It weighs 330 pounds, has a wingspan of almost 130 feet and controlled remotely.
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Human debate champion defeats IBM's smartest EVER AI-powered machine

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 09:45
London's Harish Natarajan, 31, defeated IBM's Miss Debater in a discussion over subsidising pre-schooling in front of 700 people in a San Francisco lecture theatre.
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Blow to Walmart's same-day grocery deliveries in race against Amazon as it ends deal with Deliv

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 09:28
The world's largest retailer began bolstering its partnerships with third-party courier firms to reach consumers in 100 U.S. cities last year, after failing to use Uber and Lyft to deliver groceries.
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Bankrupt Mars One mission claims it has found a 'mystery investor' to save it

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 08:27
Mars One, the startup that pledged to send humans on a one-way trip to the red planet, said Tuesday it's in talks with a 'new investment company' that has pledged to settle its debts with creditors.
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Scientists track down the owner of the still-working seal faeces USB stick

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 08:24
The owner of the USB stick which was found in a seal's faeces has been revealed to be the woman who suggested it needed to be studied after finding it on a New Zealand beach in 2017.
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Watch out, Fortnite: EA reveals 25 MILLION people downloaded Apex Legends in the first week alone

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 08:05
EA is hoping to reproduce the success of Epic Games' 'Fortnite', whose blending of 'The Hunger Games' and 'Minecraft' has been a global hit with teenagers and older gamers.
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'Predators' grooming children as young as eight on popular live streaming apps

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 08:01
'Predators' are grooming children as young as eight on increasingly popular live streaming sites like TikTok, Barnardos have said.
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Half of Brits aren't sure Charles Darwin's theory of evolution is real, a shocking poll reveals

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 07:24
Half of the British public isn't 'certain' that Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection is correct, a survey ahead of a children's version of his most famous work has revealed.
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