Did the Silk Road stretch further than thought? Cloth from funerary mask in Nepal was made...

Cloth was found with a gold and silver funerary mask in mountain tombs The cold dry air in Samdzong, Upper Mustang, had preserved the cloth Analysis found it contained silk from China and organic dyes from India ...
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05 April 2016, 21:00

Stunning Nasa timelapse shows the ISS soaring over Earth's horizon: Atmosphere is filmed...

Video captures the Earth's limb from the International Space Station It show the activity of storm clouds from above and the Earth's curvature Lightning flashes can be seen in the thick storm clouds below And the...
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05 April 2016, 21:00

HP unveils the world's thinnest laptop: £ 1150 Spectre 13 Ultrabook is thinner than the...

1080p display, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage and a 10-hour memory Battery split into smaller, thinner pieces that make better use of space US pre-orders open on 25 April for $ 1170 andwill ship in May Customers in...
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05 April 2016, 20:01

Biblical incense shovel unearthed on the shores of the Sea of ​​Galilee: 2000-year-old...

Archaeologists uncovered the objects at the site of Magdala in Israel Experts have described unearthing the artefacts as 'a very rare find' Bronze 'mahta' would have been used in ceremonies to transfer incense The...
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05 April 2016, 20:00

Bilingual children ARE smarter: Babies who grow up listening to two languages ​​have better...

Brains of babies exposed to two languages ​​develop better, study shows This starts by the time babies are 11 months old and are readyto talk Experts say growing up in a bilingual environment boosts the memory ...
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05 April 2016, 18:02

Male sperm whales DO use their massive foreheads to ram love rivals: Study finally confirms...

Researchers used structural engineering to test the forehead theory It was originally proposed by 19th Century whaler Owen Chase Simulations revealed connective tissue in the head protects the skull The theory was...
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05 April 2016, 18:01

Are YOUR iPhone photos and contacts at risk? Video reveals a 3D Touch bug that uses Siri to...

Spanish tech expert claims to have discovered the iPhone 6S bug Filmed himself exploiting the bug using Siri in a YouTube video Digital PA was used to access Twitter then save an email address This gave access to a...
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05 April 2016, 16:04

The simple trick that frees up space on your iPhone WITHOUT having to delete photos, music or...

Go into the iTunes store and search for a film with a large file size to rent The film must be bigger than the amount of space left on your device - if it's not you may be charged for the film Click 'Rent' and a...
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05 April 2016, 15:20

Resurrecting the auroch: Scientists are breeding cattle that resemble the extinct beasts seen...

Dutch team is 'back breeding' modern cattle to resemble ancient aurochs Ancient cattle roamed Europe until 1627 and inspired cave paintings 'Taurus cattle' have longer legs and markings liketheir ancient ancestors ...
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05 April 2016, 15:20

Facebook uses AI to help blind people 'see' the site: Feature uses audio and image recognition...

Facebook has started using AI to read what is shown in photos on the site The feature is called Automatic Alternative Text and is being tested on iOS AAT works across Facebook's apps and is based on a 'neural...
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05 April 2016, 13:41

X-rays reveal secrets of Shakespeare's will 400 years on: Ink analysis suggests line about...

The bard has long been accused of being mean to his wife in the document Research states the second page of the will was written at a 3 separater3r3123. time Another late addition was a silver bowl for his...
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05 April 2016, 11:07

'Cast hate upon thee!' 2400-year-old curse tablets written by angry rivals to tavern owners...

Ancient tablets reveal curses on four pairs of wife-husband tavern owners The curses call upon underworld deities Hekate, Artemis, and Hermes Tablets were deposited in grave with cremated remains of a young woman ...
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05 April 2016, 11:06

Fast radio burst 'afterglow' that was hoped would pinpoint 'alien signals' was actually a...

Scientists are trying to work out what is causing Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) The strange signals occur for a few milliseconds and come from nowhere Last February a team reported detecting a strange afterglow from an FRB ...
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05 April 2016, 5:40

Global warming is making America sick: Federal report warns of growing risk of diseases such...

332-page report was issued by the Obama administration EPA chief saidclimate change also affects people's mental health Man-made global warming is making America sicker, and it's only going to get worse, according...
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05 April 2016, 4:00

The evolution of Apple in one image: Infographic shows every product tech giant has made in...

First 'The Insanely Great History of Apple 3.0' was created din 2011 There are over 500 devices and displayed in chronological order Firm sells poster version of the infographic For more of the latest Apple news...
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05 April 2016, 4:00