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Why falling in love is good for blood pressure, pain relief and even allergic reactions 

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 14:32
Falling in love is the result of activity in 12 areas of the brain working together, according to researchers at the University of Western Virginia in California.
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Monkeys that took over a Florida state park are carrying a rare and deadly form of herpes

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 13:25
According to the latest estimates, the population of roughly 300 rhesus macaques living in Silver Spring State Park could double in the next four years, raising the risk of disease transmission.
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UFO probe after pilots report seeing mysterious bright lights 'moving fast' as they crossed Ireland

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:45
The Irish Aviation Authority launched the probe after a number of sightings over the country on November 9 at around 7.40am.
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Our maps are all WRONG: Graphic shows just how out of touch the most common world map really is

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:05
These strange distortions have been laid bare by a climate data scientist at the Met Office who has created a two dimensional representation of what the world really looks like.
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Beware of fake Elon Musk! Hackers take over major Twitter accounts in latest bitcoin scam

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:49
Major publishing houses, clothing manufacturers and even accounts belonging to two members of Congress, Frank Pallone and  Brenda Lawrence were taken over.
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Lichen could be the solution to space travel woes by creating rocket fuel in space 

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:14
Scientists at the University of Crete subjected lichen to harsh conditions to assess their durability. It simulated the conditions on Mars, with low oxygen, no water and extremely low temperatures.
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Radical plan to flood Earth's deserts to fight climate change revealed

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:49
Venture capital firm Y Combinator has proposed creating 4.5 million small ‘oases’ throughout the deserts, where phytoplankton could grow in glass pools and suck up carbon dioxide.
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Powered exoskeleton suit could help factory workers with repetitive heavy lifting 

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:36
The brainchild of Innophys - a company set-up by the Tokyo University of Science - it weighs just 8 kilograms and has the power to raise a maximum of 30 kilogram.
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Thick-skinned athlete wakeboards on a glacier around the 'iceberg capital of the world'

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:29
Nikita Martyanov, 28, from Russia, journeyed to the remote town of Ilulissat on the west coast of Greenland to tackle the region's largest glacier on a wakeboard.
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Rocket Lab successfully completes first commercial launch

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:27
Rocket Lab runs a privately-owned launch facility on the Mahia Peninsula, just off New Zealand's North Island, and set seven seperate payloads into orbit from the site.
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Apple admits touchscreens are failing on its $1,000 iPhone X a year after it was released

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:53
The $1,000 handset, which was released just a year ago, 'may experience touch issues due to a component failure' Apple says.
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How your smartphone battery could last HOURS longer

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:51
The technology could be used to build the next generation of disaster relief or search and rescue robots, where battery life is critical, researchers at Aston University in Birmingham said. (Stock)
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Islands and cities across the globe could be flooded by meltwater

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:09
Researchers from Brussels and the UK stress that even if the current goals are achieved, sea levels may still rise 13 feet - triggering a disaster for Earth's climate.
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Mysterious 'washboard' and 'fluted' ridges prove Pluto was once home to frozen GLACIERS

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:09
Analysis from astronomers at the SETI Institute in California found the 'washboard' and 'fluted' terrain were caused by crustal debris being deposited when the glaciers disappeared.
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Shellfish are dying out on the East Coast of the US because of climate change

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 07:51
Shellfish researchers for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration studied declines in harvests of four valuable shelffish species in coastal areas from Maine to North Carolina.
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The kilogram is getting a makeover: Scientists to swap 'dusty' old metal cylinder for new baseline

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 07:35
A kilogram will soon be defined by a tiny but immutable fundamental value called the 'Planck constant'. The new definition involves an apparatus called the Kibble balance.
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RMS Lusitania among 360 wrecks recreated in 3D as Ireland’s waters become fully mapped by 2026 

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 07:02
Experts hope it will aid the enforcement of official heritage orders, which preserve maritime remains dating back more than 100 years and limit access to licensed archaeological divers.
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Robot learns to use hand gestures including pointing by watching 52 hours of TED talk videos

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 06:48
Building robots that can accurately copy human gestures will make interactions with them feel more natural, the Korean team behind the technology said.
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Samsung's folding phone will cost more than the iPhone XS

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 06:12
Kim Jang-yeol, head of research at Golden Bridge Investment in Korea, said the device will be so expensive as it is the first mainstream device to enter the unknown territory of foldable handsets.
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Divers capture a huge deep sea worm measuring 26 feet long

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 05:51
Longtime friends Steve Hathaway, 56, and Andrew Buttle, 48, were diving near a small island off New Zealand's north east coast when they discovered the gelatinous colony.
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