Pentagon refuses to rule out robosoldiers that can kill with no human input - but admits...

Pentagon is not planning to build devices that can kill without human input Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work hinted that could change if enemies with fewer qualms create such machines   Said unmanned warplanes...
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31 March 2016, 20:22

Mile-high mounds on Mars were created by WIND over billions of years: Structures in craters...

Scientists say mile-high mounds in craters were carved by the wind Made physical and computer models of a crater to prove their theory But bottoms were shaped by water, before climate change dried red planet ...
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31 March 2016, 19:01

The simple trick that reveals if YOUR microwave is leaking radiation...

Video from Physics Girl shows protective casing of microwave oven leaks YouTuber demonstrates signals can pass through the mesh with an iPhone The phone is able to receive mobile and Wi-Fi signals through the mesh  ...
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31 March 2016, 19:00

Japan's lost Hitomi satellite briefly comes 'back from the dead' before vanishing again...

The ultra-high-tech 'Hitomi' - or eye - satellite launched in February It 'vanished' on 26 March before briefly sending two short signals Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency admits it does not know where it is The...
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31 March 2016, 13:43

Where are the long queues? Apple's iPhone SE and iPad Pro go on sale - but the launch is...

Prices for the iPhone SE start at $ 399 in the US and £ 359 in the UK iPad Pro starts at $ 599 in the US and £ 499 for the same model in the UK Both devices were announced at an event in San Francisco last week ...
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31 March 2016, 12:23

Dyson that vacuums the AIR in your home: Firm launches bladeless purifier that 'removes 9995%...

Dyson now aims to clear pollutants and allergens from the air we breathe Growing worry about toxins caused by wood burners and scented candles The new filter system claims to remove 9995% of pollutants and allergens...
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31 March 2016, 11:23

Now THAT'S a deadly love triangle! Video shows two venomous male brown snakes tangled in a...

Two male eastern brown snakes were seen wrestling with one another The snakes were intertwined and tried out-muscle the opponent The 'ritual combat' was undertaken to win over a nearby female No clear winner was...
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31 March 2016, 11:22

A alien orb of your own! Firm reveals bizarre $ 59 ball that glows using bioluminescence...

Just add water and live dinoflagellates to produce blue glow Dinoflagellates will only glow at night when swirled and in a dark room Glow is from bioluminescence, produced by tiny marine plankton   Dino Sphere...
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31 March 2016, 1:41

Harvard researcher warns ISIS may be on the brink of using nuclear weapons: Chilling report...

Recent report explains that nuclear threat rises as terror groups evolve The authors point to three types of nuclear or radiological terrorism Includes detonation of bomb, use of 'dirty bomb,' or sabotage of facility...
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31 March 2016, 1:00

Watch what happens to a dead body at the bottom of the sea: Video reveals carcass reduced to a...

Researchers studied scavenging on pig carcasses at 300 meters deep In the spring, carcasses were 'skeletonized' in four days by amphipods In the fall, process was faster, and carcassreduced to bone in three days ...
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31 March 2016, 1:00

Elon Musk's affordable Tesla specs leaked: New $ 35000 Model 3 will go from 0-60 in under 4...

Source also said it will be a smaller hybrid of the Model X and S Will be 20% shorter than the S, placing it in same segment as Audi A4 The first Model 3s are to be delivered by 2017 in US, And in 2018 in Europe ...
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30 March 2016, 23:41

Could a HERB be the secret to living to 100? Diet rich in rosemary linked to good health and...

Medical experts will examine pensioners living in Acciaroli near Salerno They have remarkable record for living for longer but also free of disease Population of a few thousand has about 300 people who are aged over...
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30 March 2016, 20:40

'Digital amnesia' can be a GOOD thing: Relying on phones to remember everyday items frees our...

Study was conducted by research firm Opinion Matters for Kaspersky Lab It surveyed 6000 people aged between 16 and 55 across Europe Nearly half said the more they have to remember, the less creative they are ...
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30 March 2016, 20:40

How magic messes with the mind: Scientist reveals why illusions confuse us and how our brains...

Gustav Kuhn is apsychology lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London He has explained the science of misdirection and magic tricks Examples he discusses include the Müller-Lyer illusion and the lighter trick ......
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30 March 2016, 19:21

The mystery of Planet X deepens: Expert believes the mysterious ninth planet is to blame for...

Yesterday, more evidence for mysterious 'Planet Nine' was revealed Astrophysicist suggests this planet could have caused extinctions As Planet X orbits the sun, its tilted orbit slowly rotates and it passes through...
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30 March 2016, 19:20