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Stingrays spotted in shallow water close to Jersey’s beaches 

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:53
Experts have issued a warning about the creatures, which can grow up to a metre and a half long, being in British waters. They have been seen off the south and east of Jersey.
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Uber launches 'Spotlight' feature to flag drivers, alongside tools to make your trip go smoother

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:47
Uber on Monday is launching a slew of new features that are aimed at connecting drivers with riders and should also help minimize the need for riders or driver to cancel the trip altogether.
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Einstein is proved right again! High-energy neutrinos still adhere to his 113-year-old theory

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:16
In its toughest test to date, scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology showed that subatomic particles called neutrinos obey the Lorentz principle, despite operating at incredibly high energies.
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Power to the drones: Utilities companies use long-distance craft to spot damage in the grid

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:57
Utilities in Europe are looking to long-distance drones to scour thousands of miles of grids for damage and leaks in an attempt to avoid network failures that cost them billions of dollars a year.
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Power to the drones: Utilities companies use long-distance craft to spot damage in the grid

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:57
Utilities in Europe are looking to long-distance drones to scour thousands of miles of grids for damage and leaks in an attempt to avoid network failures that cost them billions of dollars a year.
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Instagram users confess worst answers to their Questions Sticker

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:50
Instagram, based in Menlo Park in California, last week launched questions in stories. But, they are not anonymous. This detail caused many users to come unstuck asking unusual questions.
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Instagram users confess worst answers to their Questions Sticker

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:50
Instagram, based in Menlo Park in California, last week launched questions in stories. But, they are not anonymous. This detail caused many users to come unstuck asking unusual questions.
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Seaweed off Antarctica has travelled up to 12,500 miles across the Southern Ocean

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:46
The continent of Antarctica is a vast wilderness with little life. The presence of seaweed, from 12,500 miles (20,000 km) away indicates that other plant and animal species could one day live there.
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Seaweed off Antarctica has travelled up to 12,500 miles across the Southern Ocean

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:46
The continent of Antarctica is a vast wilderness with little life. The presence of seaweed, from 12,500 miles (20,000 km) away indicates that other plant and animal species could one day live there.
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Did King Richard III murder the two children of Edward IV?

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:40
The direct descendant of the two young princes - Edward V and Richard, Duke of York - is the English opera singer Elizabeth Roberts who provided a DNA sample.
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Safety fears over revolutionary gene-editing tool Crispr/Cas9

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:07
Wellcome Sanger Institute scientists tested the effects of Crispr on both mouse and human cells in the laboratory. The findings were published in the journal Nature Biotechnology.
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Safety fears over revolutionary gene-editing tool Crispr/Cas9

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:07
Wellcome Sanger Institute scientists tested the effects of Crispr on both mouse and human cells in the laboratory. The findings were published in the journal Nature Biotechnology.
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Rolls-Royce confirms a Back to the Future-style flying taxi

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 07:24
British jet engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce is making a flying taxi, which will travel at 250mph. The electric vehicle will be unveiled at the Farnborough Airshow this week.
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Rolls-Royce confirms a Back to the Future-style flying taxi

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 07:24
British jet engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce is making a flying taxi, which will travel at 250mph. The electric vehicle will be unveiled at the Farnborough Airshow this week.
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Nasa's fleet of hurricane-tracking satellites Cygnss could be fully operational next year

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 05:08
Nasa, based in Washington, DC, said its fleet could fill a key gap in scientists' ability to predict the intensity of deadly hurricanes.
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Nasa's fleet of hurricane-tracking satellites Cygnss could be fully operational next year

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 05:08
Nasa, based in Washington, DC, said its fleet could fill a key gap in scientists' ability to predict the intensity of deadly hurricanes.
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Google's DeepMind AI is now training machines using IQ tests to improve abstract thought 

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 04:39
Researchers at Google's DeepMind project in London used puzzles are known as Raven's progressive matrices to prove that AI is capable of abstract thought similar to humans.
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Google and Facebook are turning to Africa to find the next billion online users

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 04:12
Lagos and Accra, cities in Nigeria and Ghana, respectively, have been ear-marked by global tech giants as key avenues into Africa, as the firms hope to conquer the continent and entice a billion new users.
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Google and Facebook are turning to Africa to find the next billion online users

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 04:12
Lagos and Accra, cities in Nigeria and Ghana, respectively, have been ear-marked by global tech giants as key avenues into Africa, as the firms hope to conquer the continent and entice a billion new users.
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Scalextric-style roads will top-up battery levels of electric vehicles during journeys

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 02:47
The proposal was made in a Department for Transport (DfT) strategy designed to promote zero emission vehicle technology in Britain, but similar schemes are being attempted globally.
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