Surprising Smarts: Neanderthals Were Builders, Cave Explorers

Circular structures discovered in a French cave continue to build the case that Neanderthals were more intelligent than we give them credit for. Deep inside the Bruniquel Cave, researchers ...

14 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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Chinese brewed beer 5,000 years ago

Chinese drinkers may have been brewing beer as many as 5,000 years ago, new research suggests.

Wed 25 May 16 from BBC News

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Microsoft and Facebook to lay a huge subsea cable across the Atlantic

Microsoft and Facebook have announced plans to build "MAREA", a huge subsea cable connecting North America and Europe to improve the companies online services infrastructure. Utilizing ...

1 hours ago from Gizmag

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First attempt to deploy inflatable habitat on space station is a no-go

The first attempt to inflate the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) attached to the International Space Station (ISS) ended in failure today as astronauts and engineers assess ...

14 hours ago from Gizmag

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Successful flight test for India's experimental reusable spaceplane

India today entered the ranks of spacefaring nations with reusable spacecraft as the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) conducted the first flight of its locally-built spaceplane ...

Mon 23 May 16 from Gizmag

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Mars is emerging from an ice age, radar data reveals

RED AND WHITE PLANET: Radar data from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has given scientists an unprecedented glimpse into Mars' recent climatic history etched into the layers of its northern ...

8 hours ago from ABC Science

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Chilling Effects Watch: Oracle v. Google

A lawsuit over the Android operating system could adversely affect how companies write and release software

Wed 25 May 16 from IEEE Spectrum

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Mega-tsunamis shaped ancient Martian shoreline

Huge meteorite impacts created a splash in northern Mars 3.4 billion years ago

Thu 19 May 16 from Physics World

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French tax police raid Google's Paris offices

French investigators swarmed Google's Paris offices on Tuesday as part of a tax fraud investigation, with the US Internet giant saying it is "cooperating fully" with the probe.

Tue 24 May 16 from Phys.org

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Gov't report: Feds spend billions to run ancient technology

The government is spending about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems, including platforms more than 50 years old in vital areas from nuclear weapons to ...

Wed 25 May 16 from Phys.org

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