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Chinese authorities are sampling sewage to flush out drug users

Chinese authorities are sampling sewage to flush out drug users

5 minutes ago   |   The Next Web   |   2 articles

The Chinese government is analyzing urine and feces from sewage as part of a sweeping national crackdown on illegal drug use. China isn't the first country to sift through...
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Tuning into quantum: Scientists unlock signal frequency control of precision atom qubits

Tuning into quantum: Scientists unlock signal frequency control of precision atom qubits

38 minutes ago   |   Electro IQ

Australian scientists have achieved a new milestone in their approach to creating a quantum computer chip in silicon, demonstrating the ability to tune the control frequency of...
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What will you buy on Amazon Prime Day? video - CNET

39 minutes ago   |   CNET   |   4 articles

Plus, a look at social networks' efforts to kill fake bot accounts.
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Silver salt used to break C-C bonds in unstrained cyclic amines

52 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

A team of researchers at the University of California has found a way to break C-C bonds in unstrained cyclic amines using silver salt. In their paper published in the journal...
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Barium ruthenate: A high-yield, easy-to-handle perovskite catalyst for the oxidation of sulfides

52 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Researchers led by Keigo Kamata and Michikazu Hara of Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a ruthenium-based perovskite catalyst that shows strong activity even at low...
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Square Enix Issues Apology for Underestimating Octopath Traveler Demand

53 minutes ago   |   IGN   |   3 articles

Even Square Enix didn't know what it had with Octopath Traveler. The day after the developer released the throwback JRPG , Square Enix's social team for Octopath Traveler...
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The Crew 2 Review - Team VVV

59 minutes ago   |   N4G   |   3 articles

Overall, The Crew 2 is an incredible technical achievement but some questionable design decisions let the game down. The visuals and vehicle handling are vastly improved, the...
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China Expands Surveillance of Sewage to Police Illegal Drug Use

1 hour ago   |   Scientific American   |   2 articles

Privacy concerns, cultural differences fuel skepticism about this approach in other settings
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The most expensive Chinese movie ever made has been pulled from theaters after flopping horribly at the box office its opening weekend

The most expensive Chinese movie ever made has been pulled from theaters after flopping horribly at the box office its opening weekend

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

China's most expensive movie ever made, "Asura," was pulled from theaters after making only $7 million in its opening weekend. Producers say that changes will be made and the...
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Study: Indigenous peoples own or manage at least one quarter of world's land surface

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Indigenous Peoples have ownership, use and management rights over at least a quarter of the world's land surface according to a new study published this week in the journal...
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Best Prime Day Fashion & Apparel Deals: Clothing, Shoes & Jewelry

Best Prime Day Fashion & Apparel Deals: Clothing, Shoes & Jewelry

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Amazon Prime Day 2018 Live: All The Best Deals in the UK

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Roku just entered the wireless speaker space

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The luxury Kindle Oasis gets discounted for the first time, by £50

The luxury Kindle Oasis gets discounted for the first time, by £50

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Amazon Prime Day deals: get this Canon EOS 2000D and kit lens for less than £300

Amazon Prime Day deals: get this Canon EOS 2000D and kit lens for less than £300

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New report seemingly confirms Galaxy Note 9's exact launch date

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