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Google Calendar and Google Keep get dark mode on Android

Google Calendar and Google Keep get dark mode on Android

14 minutes ago   |   SlashGear

When Google revealed version 2 of its Material Design language, one of the most immediate reactions of users was that it was too white and bright. Never mind how it threatened...
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Ancient Gum Gives Archaeologists Something to Chew On

1 hour ago   |   Scientific American

Chewing gums found in western Sweden contain the oldest human DNA found in Scandinavia. Christopher Intagliata reports.
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Stanford's Doggo is a petite robotic quadruped you can build yourself

Stanford's Doggo is a petite robotic quadruped you can build yourself

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Got a few thousand bucks and a good deal of engineering expertise? You're in luck: Stanford students have created a quadrupedal robot platform called Doggo that you can build...
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Dark Trails RPG Up On Kickstarter

3 hours ago   |   Tabletop Gaming

Dark Traaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaails to you until we meet in hell. At least, that's how I feel the song would go in the Dark Trails RPG. It's a new RPG that's all about a much darker...
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2 Million People in Texas and Oklahoma Face ‘High Risk' for Dangerous Tornadoes

2 Million People in Texas and Oklahoma Face ‘High Risk' for Dangerous Tornadoes

3 hours ago   |   Geek

Forecasters have issued a “high risk” warning - the most dire warning - for catastrophic tornadoes for the first time in two years, as tornadoes are expected to targets parts...
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Synthesis of Helical Ladder Polymers

Synthesis of Helical Ladder Polymers

4 hours ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsOptically active triptycenes have practical uses as chiral materials, for example for chiral separation and circularly polarized luminescent materials. Contributed Author...
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New research shows how clustered particles determine elasticity of some gels

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org

From the toothpaste you squeeze on your brush first thing in the morning to the yogurt you slurp down to the fabric softener that keeps your pajamas cozy and soft, gels are...
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Iron selenide revealed as 'garden-variety iron-based superconductor'

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   6 articles

In the pantheon of unconventional superconductors, iron selenide is a rock star. But new experiments by U.S., Chinese and European physicists have found the material's magnetic...
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Professor rethinks living spaces for refugee camps

5 hours ago   |   Phys.org

With every touch of a screen, new technologies including smartphones and social media have made the world smaller. Rana Abudayyeh, Robin Klehr Avia Professor of Interior Design...
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Why is Facebook doing robotics research?

Why is Facebook doing robotics research?

5 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

It's a bit strange to hear that the world's leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search useful, but Facebook is a big organization...
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