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New hypothesis could explain why time seems to fly by as we age

New hypothesis could explain why time seems to fly by as we age »

21 Mar, 2019
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Why time seems to fly by as we age: ‘Rapid fire’ abilities of the young brain allow us to process more information during

Facebook unveils new $399 Oculus Rift S headset

Facebook unveils new $399 Oculus Rift S headset »

20 Mar, 2019
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Facebook unveils new $399 Oculus Rift S headset with higher-res VR graphics and built-in tracking The $399 Rift S has a higher-res display,

Leaked clip of Samsung Galaxy Fold shows noticeable ‘crease’ on screen

Leaked clip of Samsung Galaxy Fold shows noticeable ‘crease’ on screen »

20 Mar, 2019
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Leaked video that claims to show Samsung’s Galaxy Fold in action reveals an unsightly CREASE down the middle of the display YouTube user

Spring Amphibians, on the Move, Could Use Some Crossing Guards

Spring Amphibians, on the Move, Could Use Some Crossing Guards »

20 Mar, 2019
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Blood laced with a natural antifreeze pumps through the veins of wood frogs. They rest suspended, somewhere between life and death, awaiting spring’s

Eating two teaspoons of nuts a day boosts brain function by 60%, study reveals

Eating two teaspoons of nuts a day boosts brain function by 60%, study reveals »

20 Mar, 2019
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Cognitive decline is something that many people worry about, but it seems that eating nuts could help to slow this process down.

Bird that died 110-million-years-ago found with an egg inside it

Bird that died 110-million-years-ago found with an egg inside it »

20 Mar, 2019
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Ancient bird that died 110-million-years-ago is found perfectly preserved with an egg inside its body ‘Incredibly well preserved’ sheds new light on the reproduction

Invasion of the 10ft ‘thug’: Experts warn aggressive Himalayan balsam

Invasion of the 10ft ‘thug’: Experts warn aggressive Himalayan balsam »

20 Mar, 2019
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Invasion of the 10ft ‘thug’: Experts warn aggressive Himalayan balsam which thrives on air pollution is crowding out native British plants Himalayan balsam

Robots, rocket engines, and Mark Hamill: Jeff Bezos’ Mars conference

Robots, rocket engines, and Mark Hamill: Jeff Bezos’ Mars conference »

19 Mar, 2019
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Tiny flying robots, rocket engines, and an appearance by Mark Hamill: Jeff Bezos’ secretive Mars Conference kicks off in Palm Springs Amazon founder

'Strange animal' uncovered on Washington beach is 'incredibly rare' find

'Strange animal' uncovered on Washington beach is 'incredibly rare' find »

19 Mar, 2019
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The mysterious sea creature was identified as a Pacific snake-eel. (Tiffany Boothe/Seaside Aquarium)

Last week, marine experts at Seaside Aquarium fielded

Psychedelic found in toad venom could be used to treat depression and anxiety

Psychedelic found in toad venom could be used to treat depression and anxiety »

19 Mar, 2019
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The idea of going near a venomous toad isn’t exactly appealing, but the animal could hold the key to treating depression and

Ancient Babylonian treasure was seized at Heathrow returned to Iraq

Ancient Babylonian treasure was seized at Heathrow returned to Iraq »

19 Mar, 2019
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Babylonian stone looted during the Iraq War is returned home: Tablet dating back 3,000 years to the reign of Nebuchadnezzar I is said

Alligators have more in common with dinosaurs than you think

Alligators have more in common with dinosaurs than you think »

19 Mar, 2019
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American Alligators make neural maps of sound the same way birds do. (Credit: Ruth Elsey Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries)

10 times 'experts' predicted the world would end by now

10 times 'experts' predicted the world would end by now »

19 Mar, 2019
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Democrats claim world will end in 12 years, scientists disagree

Scientist agree the world will get warmer but there’s no cliff edge;

First full-sized bus with driverless technology trialled in UK

First full-sized bus with driverless technology trialled in UK »

19 Mar, 2019
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UK’s first full-sized bus with driverless technology hits the streets: System uses radar, cameras and ultrasound to plan a path while detecting and

Favourite snacks for garden invading deer revealed

Favourite snacks for garden invading deer revealed »

19 Mar, 2019
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Oh deer! Roses, tulips and holly are the favourite snacks for garden invaders including roe, muntjac and fallow deer Deer are increasingly sneaking

People don’t become fully ‘adult’ until their thirties, study reveals

People don’t become fully ‘adult’ until their thirties, study reveals »

19 Mar, 2019
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On your 18th birthday, you may have thought you were becoming an adult , but a new study suggests that this isn't

Scientists say adulthood begins at 30

Scientists say adulthood begins at 30 »

19 Mar, 2019
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Adulthood begins at 30: Scientists say that our brains are not fully grown-up when we are in our twenties People are highly susceptible

'Full worm supermoon' set to shine: What you need to know

'Full worm supermoon' set to shine: What you need to know »

18 Mar, 2019
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Amazing pictures of the super blood moon

People from across the globe gazed in awe at 2019’s only total lunar eclipse that

Humans have an ancient magnetic sense of direction like pigeons

Humans have an ancient magnetic sense of direction like pigeons »

18 Mar, 2019
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Humans have a magnetic sense of direction like pigeons! ‘Compass’ found in migratory birds and sea turtles may be shared by people, brain

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: 'Disgusting' 88-lb mass of plastic bags found in dead whale's stomach

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: 'Disgusting' 88-lb mass of plastic bags found in dead whale's stomach »

18 Mar, 2019
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Scientists have removed 88 lbs of plastic bags from a dead whale’s stomach in the Philippines. (D’ Bone Collector Museum Inc.)

Mammals developed arms before dinosaurs even existed!

Mammals developed arms before dinosaurs even existed! »

18 Mar, 2019
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Mammals developed arms before dinosaurs even existed! Forelimbs such as flippers on dolphins and wings on bats emerged 270 million years ago Mammal

Myspace loses music uploaded to site from 2003 to 2015

Myspace loses music uploaded to site from 2003 to 2015 »

18 Mar, 2019
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Myspace admits it LOST music, photos, and videos uploaded to the site from 2003 to 2015 People still using the site have reported

Jack the Ripper revealed? DNA research may finally unravel mystery

Jack the Ripper revealed? DNA research may finally unravel mystery »

18 Mar, 2019
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Jack the Ripper letter mystery solved

A forensic linguist has shed new light on mysterious letters supposedly written by Jack the Ripper

Biodegradable 3D-printed mugs made from fruit waste

Biodegradable 3D-printed mugs made from fruit waste »

18 Mar, 2019
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The answer to single use coffee cups: Biodegradable 3D-printed mugs made from fruit waste could end the scourge of throwaway containers, creators say

Anglo-Saxon pendant is declared treasure and valued at £145,000

Anglo-Saxon pendant is declared treasure and valued at £145,000 »

18 Mar, 2019
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Anglo-Saxon gold pendant just over half an inch wide valued at £145,000 is declared treasure – but the metal detectorist who found it

Scented candles are as bad for are quality as a diesel car

Scented candles are as bad for are quality as a diesel car »

16 Mar, 2019
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Is your scented candle as bad for air quality as a diesel car? Scientists suggest luxury relaxation item is actually trapping pollution in

Apple ordered to pay $31 million to Qualcomm for patent infringement

Apple ordered to pay $31 million to Qualcomm for patent infringement »

16 Mar, 2019
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Apple ordered to pay $31 MILLION in royalties to Qualcomm after jury finds the firm infringed three of the chip-maker’s patents Qualcomm last

Study on Mars meteorite could reveal new clues on planet’s watery past

Study on Mars meteorite could reveal new clues on planet’s watery past »

15 Mar, 2019
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What’s inside a Martian meteorite: X-ray study on rare fragment could reveal new clues on the red planet’s watery past NASA and the

Marijuana really DOES give women better orgasms, study finds

Marijuana really DOES give women better orgasms, study finds »

15 Mar, 2019
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Marijuana really DOES give women better orgasms: New study finds cannabis leaves users twice as likely to report sexual satisfaction Study found that

Miracle penny that saved WWI soldier's life to go up for auction: 'Never seen anything like this before'

Miracle penny that saved WWI soldier's life to go up for auction: 'Never seen anything like this before' »

15 Mar, 2019
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Penny that saved WWI soldier’s life to go up for auction

A 19th-century penny that miraculously saved the life of a British