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This nearly 100-million-year-old beetle is preserved so well it practically looks alive

This nearly 100-million-year-old beetle is preserved so well it practically looks alive

45 minutes ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Fossilized tree sap, called amber, is an absolutely amazing substance. It lasts for an incredibly long time, and it has yielded some of the most incredible fossil discoveries...
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IBM's ‘smart' lake could be the solution to deadly red tides

IBM's ‘smart' lake could be the solution to deadly red tides

2 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in seven coastal counties this week as a red tide laps at the state's shores. While officials and scientists on the...
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Most wear-resistant metal alloy in the world engineered at Sandia National Laboratories

3 hours ago   |   Electro IQ

If you're ever unlucky enough to have a car with metal tires, you might consider a set made from a new alloy engineered at Sandia National Laboratories. You could skid - not...
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Top Linux developers' recommended programming books

4 hours ago   |   Linuxtoday

ZDnet: Without question, Linux was created by brilliant programmers who employed good computer science knowledge.
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Scientists Create New Technology and Solve a Key Puzzle for Cellular Memory

Scientists Create New Technology and Solve a Key Puzzle for Cellular Memory

4 hours ago   |   R&D Magazine   |   3 articles

NewsWith a new groundbreaking technique, researchers have managed to identify a protein that is responsible for cellular memory being transmitted when cells divide. Contributed...
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Looking Inside a Nuclear Fuel Pin to Improve Nuclear Energy

Looking Inside a Nuclear Fuel Pin to Improve Nuclear Energy

4 hours ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsThe search for safe and environmentally friendly renewable energy sources is one of the biggest challenges currently facing humanity. Contributed Author: Missouri...
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Three Science Experiments You Can Do With Your Phone

4 hours ago   |   Wired

Your phone can measure acceleration, magnetic field, sound, location, and maybe more-which turns it into a portable data collector for science projects.
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The EPA is about to commit regulatory suicide

The EPA is about to commit regulatory suicide

4 hours ago   |   SlashGear

The EPA is about to enact rules that would essentially hobble the agency's own ability to protect the environment. Rules were first proposed on April 30th, 2018, under...
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Beetle in 99-million-year-old amber found with ancient cycad pollen

Beetle in 99-million-year-old amber found with ancient cycad pollen

4 hours ago   |   SlashGear

Cycads, a type of seed plant with evergreen leaves and a woody trunk, are highly present in the fossil record, which reveals that they were once more abundant on Earth than...
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Does Earth have more than one moon? Researchers propose ‘mini-moon' theory

Does Earth have more than one moon? Researchers propose ‘mini-moon' theory

5 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

We've all been taught from a very young age that the Earth has just one natural satellite. The Moon is there, it's easy to see at night from just about anywhere, and for the...
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Red Dead Redemption 2: First Gameplay, Release Date, And What We Know So Far

Red Dead Redemption 2: First Gameplay, Release Date, And What We Know So Far

The follow-up to Rockstar Games' classic western game Red Dead Redemption is fast approaching. Set 12 years before the events of the original game, Red Dead Redemption 2 will... Read more ...

Fortnite Secret Battle Star Week 6 Challenge: Free Battle Pass Tier Guide

Fortnite Secret Battle Star Week 6 Challenge: Free Battle Pass Tier Guide

We're another week into Season 5 of Fortnite , and with it comes a new set of challenges for players to complete. As before, finishing all of the objectives in a given week... Read more ...

Fortnite v5.21 Update Impressions: The Good And The Bad

Fortnite v5.21 Update Impressions: The Good And The Bad

The newest Fortnite patch, v5.21 , launched this week on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and mobile. For Battle Royale, it adds two limited-time modes, Soaring 50s and... Read more ...

PUBG Mobile surpasses 100 million downloads since launch

PUBG Mobile surpasses 100 million downloads since launch

PUBG Mobile has been downloaded over 100 million times on both iOS and Android devices since first launching about five months ago. ... Read more ...

Best PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, And PC Game Deals Of The Week

Best PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, And PC Game Deals Of The Week

Now that the week is well underway, it's a good time to take stock of the video game discounts that are live and handpick the best of the bunch. We've got all the best deals on... Read more ...

Some Big Discounts On Steam Games Right Now In The US

Some Big Discounts On Steam Games Right Now In The US

For some people, the best thing about summer isn't the sunny weather or beach vacations-it's the PC game sales. Hardly a week has gone by this season without a new summer sale... Read more ...

New Pokemon GO sign-in platform will allow parents to control their kids'...

New Pokemon GO sign-in platform will allow parents to control their kids' privacy

Pokemon GO developer Niantic is adding a new log-in platform for children called Niantic Kids. This will allow parents to use the "adult portal" to keep track of their... Read more ...

MoviePass rolls out restrictive new plan to suck all remaining value out of...

MoviePass rolls out restrictive new plan to suck all remaining value out of service

Following weeks of chaos, confusion, mixed messages, and deliberation, MoviePass rolled out its new subscription plan on Thursday. It costs the same as the old plan, but the... Read more ...

Nvidia sinks after cutting its guidance

Nvidia sinks after cutting its guidance

Nvidia topped Wall Street's earnings expectations on Thursday but cut its third-quarter revenue forecast. The chipmaker now expects third-quarter revenue to be around $3.25... Read more ...

Google employees are protesting the company's secrecy over censored search...

Google employees are protesting the company's secrecy over censored search engine in China

About a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company's efforts to build a censored version of its search engine in China, as reported by the New York... Read more ...