Three newly discovered exoplanets prime candidates in search for life elsewhere in the Universe

Using a telescope especially designed to hunt exoplanets, a team of astronomers working at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) have discovered three planets orbiting a dwarf sun, ...

Mon 2 May 16 from Gizmag

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Man claiming to be bitcoin founder to provide further proof

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, the man who came forward this week as bitcoin's founder, says he will provide further proof in the coming days to back up his claims.

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Brazilians Will Always Remember the Great WhatsApp Blackout of 2016

Why the program beloved as "ZapZap" matters so much in Brazil.

7 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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Labradors' genes are to blame for their chubbiness

Labradors have a reputation for being obsessed with food, and in turn, they have a tendency to become obese more than a lot of other canines. Well, new research suggests that the trait ...

10 hours ago from Gizmag

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Human embryos kept alive in the lab for record-breaking time

EMBRYO RESEARCH: For the first time, scientists have kept human embryos alive in the laboratory for six days beyond the point at which it would normally implant into the uterus.

3 hours ago from ABC Science

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Why You Should Take Elon Musk's 2018 Mars Shot Seriously

The hardware is shaping up for a trip to the Red Planet—and soon

Thu 28 Apr 16 from TIME

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Medical error third leading cause of death in US: study

Medical error is the third largest cause of death in the United States, according to an analysis published Wednesday in the medical journal BMJ.

Tue 3 May 16 from Medical Xpress

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Child hacker to receive a $10K Facebook bounty

A 10-year-old hacker in Finland found and reported a security flaw on Instagram, for which he was handsomely rewarded.

10 hours ago from The Christian Science Monitor

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Solar plane arrives in Arizona on latest leg of global trip

An airplane powered only by sunlight has arrived in a Phoenix suburb after completing the latest leg of its global trip.

Tue 3 May 16 from Phys.org

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