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Mars streaks are probably caused by dust and sand, not water

Mars streaks are probably caused by dust and sand, not water

13 minutes ago   |   SlashGear   |   2 articles

Mars photos show an interesting landscape feature: dark streaks that appear to show flowing movement, which some thought may be water. A new study says that is probably not the...
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Kids' Rocket Science Book Blasts Past Kickstarter Goal

15 minutes ago   |   Space

While rocket science is notoriously tough to understand, a new book by an aerospace engineer shows it can be explained in a simple way.
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KFC's Internet Escape Pod is fantastically creepy

KFC's Internet Escape Pod is fantastically creepy

2 hours ago   |   SlashGear

Conclusively answering the question “why can't I have a Faraday cage for my home?” and simultaneously raising the fear “can eating chicken make me a little crazy?” is this...
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How antibiotic use in animals is contributing to antibiotic resistance

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The overuse of veterinary antibiotics in animal production and the subsequent land applications of manure contribute to increased antibiotic resistance in soil. A new review...
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Scientists warn of huge earthquakes in 2018 due to Earth's slowing rotation

Scientists warn of huge earthquakes in 2018 due to Earth's slowing rotation

5 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   3 articles

High-budget Hollywood disaster flicks love to make up weird natural phenomena to vaguely explain why a bunch of crazy catastrophes are about to threaten the very existence of...
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Growing cannabis with modern science and technology

6 hours ago   |   Phys.org

In Canada and around the world, legal cannabis producers face many challenges: varying government regulations, high security requirements and a lack of reliable information on...
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Iron Ox Brings Robotics to Hydroponic Greenhouse Farming

6 hours ago   |   Wired

In a Silicon Valley office park, a startup is developing a system that could automate greenhouse farming and help feed the world.
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NASA selects instrument for future international mission to Martian moons

7 hours ago   |   Phys.org

NASA has selected a science instrument for an upcoming Japan-led sample return mission to the moons of Mars planned for launch in 2024. The instrument, a sophisticated neutron...
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I paid $300 for DNA-based fitness advice and all I got was junk science

I paid $300 for DNA-based fitness advice and all I got was junk science

7 hours ago   |   The Verge

Consumer-genomics company Helix promises insights so you can live your best life - but it's little more than genetic astrology
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More earthquakes expected as Earth's rotation slows

More earthquakes expected as Earth's rotation slows

7 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   3 articles

Scientists are warning that the number of serious earthquakes could increase next year as variations in the speed of Earth's rotation lead to more intense seismic activity...
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Uber returns to the self-driving game with plan to buy and convert 24,000 Volvos

Uber returns to the self-driving game with plan to buy and convert 24,000 Volvos

After pumping the brakes on the autonomous program in March 2017 following a crash involving one of its vehicles, Uber is renewing its commitment to the technology with the... Read more ...

Google: Pixel 2 'buzzing' glitch will be fixed via software update

Google: Pixel 2 'buzzing' glitch will be fixed via software update

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The new Kindle Oasis is my dream e-reader

The new Kindle Oasis is my dream e-reader

Amazon's newest Kindle Oasis arrived like the answer to a timely question - mostly because I happened to request an update to the device right before it actually arrived. I'm... Read more ...

Why won't Apple enable Portrait Lighting for older iPhone photos?

Why won't Apple enable Portrait Lighting for older iPhone photos?

Portrait mode photos taken on the iPhone 7 Plus could be edited with the iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus, if only Apple felt inclined to enable the hidden feature. The new Portrait... Read more ...

OnePlus 5T review: Come for the value, not the excitement

OnePlus 5T review: Come for the value, not the excitement

This company never stops moving, and that means we get a fresh look at the latest hardware twice a year. OnePlus isn't interested in holding back on specs, features or... Read more ...

Does Justice League do any of its heroes justice?

Does Justice League do any of its heroes justice?

This past weekend, Justice League finally landed in theaters. The movie was meant to be Warner Bros.' answer to The Avengers ; the crowning achievement of the DC Extended... Read more ...

Apple's upcoming iMac Pro might have an iPhone chip

Apple's upcoming iMac Pro might have an iPhone chip

The new iMac Pro set to release month will be Apple's fastest Mac by a country mile. With 18 CPU cores, Radeon Vega graphics, and 128GB of RAM, there isn't much Apple's newest... Read more ...

The first asteroid we've seen from outside our Solar System is totally bizarre

The first asteroid we've seen from outside our Solar System is totally bizarre

Astronomers have confirmed that an object that recently passed by our planet is from outside our Solar System - the first interstellar asteroid that's ever been observed. And... Read more ...

How to Shop Safely on Black Friday

How to Shop Safely on Black Friday

Cybercriminals and advertisers are just waiting for you to head to the malls on Black Friday. Here's how to avoid their traps. Read more ...