Bionic FINGERTIP helps amputee sense touch and textures: Man who lost left hand is able to...

Dennis Aabo Sørensen lost his hand nine years ago in a fireworks accident But a bionic finger has allowed him to feel rough and smooth textures Electronic sensors detect the texture andsend signals to his nerves ...
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08 March 2016, 18:00

Using SHIPWRECKS to predict hurricanes: 500-year-old timber can reveal clues about past and...

Scientists combined historic records of shipwrecks and tree-ring data From this, they were able to build up a picture of climate events from 1500 Between 1645 to 1715 the Caribbean had the fewesthurricanes This...
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08 March 2016, 18:00

Could we set up a FARM on Mars? Scientists mimic conditions on the red planet to cultivate...

Crops were planted in soil simulating the surface of Mars and the moon They grew tomatoes, peas, rye, garden rocket, radish and garden cress Plants were unsafe to eat because soil contained mercury and iron ...
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08 March 2016, 17:24

'I'm nervous it's inevitable AI will defeat us': Go champ admits he's anxious about his...

32-year-old is one of the best players in the 3000-year-old game's history He is due to take on AlphaGo in a five-game series in Seoul this week He admitted he was a 'little nervous' and said it was 'inevitable'...
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08 March 2016, 17:24

'I know your secret, Elon Musk !: Hacker discovers plans for a super-charged P100D Tesla car...

A Tesla enthusiast and hacker found a surprise in latest firmware update The hacker posted his find using a secure hash key on a forum But forum members cracked the code, revealing plans for a P100D The beefy...
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08 March 2016, 16:08

Google's Project Fi is now open to everyone in the US: Mobile phone service uses Sprint and...

Project Fi is hosted through Sprint Corp and T-Mobile's networks in the US It costs $ 20 for basic service and unused data is paid back to customer The service is only available onNexus 5X, Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P ...
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08 March 2016, 15:16

The mysterious 'pyramid of Ceres' up close: Stunning new images reveal three mile high...

Astronomers say they are still baffled by how the giant mountain formed on the surface 'Pyramid' is in fact a dome with smooth, steep walls - one of which appears to glow It is one of the manymysteries of Ceres - a...
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08 March 2016, 15:16

Look out! 100ft asteroid 203 TX68 could pass just 15000 miles from Earth on Sunday - but Nasa...

Nasa says the asteroid, dubbed 2013 TX68 poses no threat to Earth Latest prediction shows it will fly by 3m miles (5m km) from our planet Small chance it could pass 15000 miles (24000 kilometers) above Earth Other...
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06 March 2016, 8:32

Glorious failure! Stunning pictures show SpaceX's launch of a satellite, moments before it...

Falcon 9 took off from Cape Canaveral despite wind concerns - the fifth launch attempt over the past one-and-a-half weeks SpaceX attempted to land the discarded first-stage booster on a barge in the Atlantic 400 miles...
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06 March 2016, 8:23

Ancient grave shows Nubian woman buried in Egyptian style: Incredible find pinpoints the...

Mummified body unearthed from Egyptian tomb, buried in Nubian style Body was also adorned in Egyptian amulets and buried with heart scarab The Nubian woman shows example of 'cultural entanglement 'at the time ...
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06 March 2016, 7:34

Now you can play matchmaker on Tinder: Dating app tests a button that lets you share promising...

A small group of users may see the option to share a profile Tapping the 'share' icon will allow you to send a temporary link via text The link will expire after five clicks or 72 hours -whichever comes first. ...
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06 March 2016, 6:28