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Here's how much all life on Earth weighs, and how insignificant humans are by comparison

Here's how much all life on Earth weighs, and how insignificant humans are by comparison

8 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Ever wonder how much mass the entirety of Earth's lifeforms weigh? No? Well, scientists definitely do, and a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...
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Should we go to Venus instead of Mars?

Should we go to Venus instead of Mars?

9 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Image credit: Institute of Space and Astronautical Science/JAXA Why always Mars? The hot topic in planetary exploration is when and how we'll put humans on Mars. NASA obsesses...
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SpaceX Launches Twin NASA Probes to Track Earth's Water

9 hours ago   |   Space   |   3 articles

SpaceX launched two new Earth science satellites for NASA and five Iridium Next communications satellites into orbit today .
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What was the First Video Game?

11 hours ago   |   N4G   |   4 articles

Contrary to popular belief, the first video game was not Pong. In fact, the first video game was created for a science fair type display by a man named William Higinbotham...
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New Synthetic Material Alerts Users of UV Radiation

New Synthetic Material Alerts Users of UV Radiation

11 hours ago   |   R&D Magazine

ArticleResearchers have developed SensoGlow, a synthetic material based on natural hackmanites that can change color based on the quantity and quality of UV radiation. Staff...
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Google and LG just built the key to lifelike VR

Google and LG just built the key to lifelike VR

11 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   4 articles

Mobile VR is about to get a big kick in the rear end from Google and LG. They've created a 4.3-inch display that packs in 1,443 pixels per inch with OLED technology. This...
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Valves for tiny particles

12 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Newly developed nanovalves allow the flow of individual nanoparticles in liquids to be controlled in tiny channels. This is of interest for lab-on-a-chip applications such as...
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How citizen science transforms passive learners into engaged scientists

12 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Third-grader Jessica was quiet in group discussions and did not see herself as a strong science student. But after an eight-week unit in school where she was able to read...
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Google and LG partner to create a super high resolution OLED display

Google and LG partner to create a super high resolution OLED display

13 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   4 articles

Google has been working with LG to create a super high-resolution OLED display for AR and VR products. The new display has a pixel density of 1,443 pixels per inch , which...
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Watch SpaceX launch the GRACE-FO and Iridium NEXT satellites here

13 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

Today's the day for SpaceX's launch of Iridium's NEXT communications satellites and a pair of twin birds from NASA that will monitor the fresh water on the surface of the...
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Mark Zuckerberg just testified before the European Parliament - but...

Mark Zuckerberg just testified before the European Parliament - but politicians are grousing that a flawed format let him dodge every big question

European lawmakers were left frustrated when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified on Tuesday. The format of the hearing meant the 34-year-old executive could dodge questions... Read more ...

Cheaper Nintendo Switch excludes Dock, adapter, only in Japan

Cheaper Nintendo Switch excludes Dock, adapter, only in Japan

The Nintendo Switch is so popular that your sibling or maybe even your parents might want one of their own. Especially with the family subscription for the Switch Online... Read more ...

Special Olympics and Microsoft will host a ‘Forza 7' tournament

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Disney shows acrobatic Stickman robot doing a mid-air somersault

Disney shows acrobatic Stickman robot doing a mid-air somersault

Researchers with Disney Research have been exploring the possibility of creating robots that can perform acrobatics, the company has revealed. During the 2018 International... Read more ...

Twitter brings modern features to its web and Windows apps

Twitter brings modern features to its web and Windows apps

Twitter's other clients now have some of the features you take for granted using its main apps. Its mobile web version, Twitter Lite and Twitter for Windows now support night... Read more ...

Florida police are using Amazon's creepy real-time facial recognition tech

Florida police are using Amazon's creepy real-time facial recognition tech

Amazon recently sold access to its real-time facial recognition tech to the Orlando, Florida, police department, which could potentially use it as part of its future... Read more ...

Marc Benioff's unusually patriotic fashion statement at a big Salesforce...

Marc Benioff's unusually patriotic fashion statement at a big Salesforce event is raising eyebrows

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff made an interesting fashion statement on Tuesday at the opening event for Salesforce Tower. Benioff, historically not one for accessories, wore an... Read more ...

Apple is having a tough time convincing fans to buy new iPhones - these...

Apple is having a tough time convincing fans to buy new iPhones - these charts help explain why

Apple's iPhone business has stagnated, in terms of the number of devices the company is selling. A new report by GBH Insights, which is based on consumer survey data, offers... Read more ...

Grimes says boyfriend Elon Musk never tried to stop Tesla workers from...

Grimes says boyfriend Elon Musk never tried to stop Tesla workers from unionizing, calls it 'fake news' in a now-deleted tweet

The Canadian musician Grimes , who is dating Tesla CEO Elon Musk , wrote that Musk has not prevented Tesla employees from unionizing in a now-deleted tweet, BuzzFeed... Read more ...

Daily Deals: Dell Outlet Sale - GTX 1060 Laptop from $627, GTX 1070 Desktop...

Daily Deals: Dell Outlet Sale - GTX 1060 Laptop from $627, GTX 1070 Desktop from $684

Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For... Read more ...