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Fiber optic sensor measures tiny magnetic fields

9 minutes ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Researchers have developed a light-based technique for measuring very weak magnetic fields, such as those produced when neurons fire in the brain. The inexpensive and compact...
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Researchers paid people to talk to themselves so AI will sound less dumb

Researchers paid people to talk to themselves so AI will sound less dumb

15 minutes ago   |   The Next Web

A team of researchers from the University of Edinburgh developed a novel method for teaching AI to respond to queries in a more conversational manner: They paid people to talk...
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You could be paying £38 per month more than you owe for your mobile phone

You could be paying £38 per month more than you owe for your mobile phone

23 minutes ago   |   TechRadar

Around 4 million paying customers have been overcharged by networks on their mobile phone deals in the UK, according to research carried out by Citzens Advice. That's because...
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'Hoppy' beer without exploding bottles and too much alcohol

31 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

The forgotten art of "dry-hopping" beer to enhance flavor is back in vogue. But this practice sometimes has undesirable side effects, such as an unexpectedly high alcohol...
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Origami inspires highly efficient solar steam generator

31 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Water covers most of the globe, yet many regions still suffer from a lack of clean drinking water. If scientists could efficiently and sustainably turn seawater into clean...
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Oldest-known aquatic reptiles probably spent time on land

55 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

The oldest known aquatic reptiles, the mesosaurs, probably spent part of their life on land, reveals a new study published in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. The fossilized...
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Europol: Criminals are still using Bitcoin, but ISIS loves ZCash

Europol: Criminals are still using Bitcoin, but ISIS loves ZCash

1 hour ago   |   The Next Web

Europol has found that Bitcoin is still the chosen cryptocurrency of the internet underworld. The insight comes from Europol's latest Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment...
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Improving 'silvopastures' for bird conservation

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

The adoption of "silvopastures"-incorporating trees into pastureland-can provide habitat for forest bird species and improve connectivity in landscapes fragmented by...
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Newly identified African bird species already in trouble

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Central Africa's Albertine Rift region is a biodiversity hotspot consisting of a system of highlands that spans six countries. Recent studies have shown that the population of...
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The world's best-selling smart speaker is the Google Home Mini, but Apple leads in revenue

The world's best-selling smart speaker is the Google Home Mini, but Apple leads in revenue

1 hour ago   |   Phone Arena   |   5 articles

After already releasing a global smart speaker market report for the year's second quarter last month, ranking Amazon as the world's top vendor, followed by Google, Alibaba...
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