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Bbc.com
Big digs: The year 2016 in archaeology
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2016 had its fair share of exciting discoveries in the world of archaeology. Together, they reveal the human characteristics that unite us all and expose the impacts that past peoples continue to have on life today. Heres a selection of the most inspiring...
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Newatlas.com
Out of this world igloo beckons early settlers on Mars
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The Mars Ice Home is an inflatable structure that makes use of locally derived water to shield inhabitants against cosmic rays. By now, its pretty much a given that human beings will be going to Mars eventually. While Elon Musk, Boeing, NASA et al. contin...
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Bbc.com
Urbanisation signal detected in evolution, study shows
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A "clear signal" of urbanisation has been identified in the evolution of organisms, which has implications for sustainability and human well-being. In analysis of more than 1,600 cases around the globe, researchers said the changes could affect ecosystem ...
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Fastcodesign.com
MIT Invented The Material We will Need To Build In Space
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Its ten times stronger than steel but is only 5% as dense, and it could revolutionize architecture on Earth, too. The space elevatora theoretical mode of transportation where transport modules move up and down a long cable that connects Earth to spacehas ...
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Fastcodesign.com
What You Buy Is Permanently Changing The World. Heres How
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The way we consume things in America deeply affects environments half a world away. In a way, its the ultimate data design challenge: mapping not only the global economy, but how it impacts vanishing biodiversity on earth.Its not just where your bag of co...
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Neptune - last whole planet images
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This picture of Neptune was produced from the last whole planet images taken through the green and orange filters on the Voyager 2 narrow angle camera. The images were taken at a range of 4.4 million miles from the planet, 4 days and 20 hours before close...
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Brian waves to detect potentially harmful personal information
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Abdul Serwadda is working to advance research to develop secure user authentication methods. Cyber security and authentication have been under attack in recent months as, seemingly every other day, a new report of hackers gaining access to private or sens...
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Technologyreview.com
Inside the Far-out Glass Lab
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A key ingredient in flexible and lightweight devices of the future is taking shape at Cornings research center in rural New York. At Cornings headquarters in upstate New York, three people in bulky masks and silvery, spacesuit-like gear are working the r...
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Thenextweb.com
Google’s new sun map will tell you whether your roof needs a solar panel
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Google has updated its interactive Sunroof map that helps people estimate whether it makes sense to install a solar panel on their roof. The initiative, which the Mountain View giant initially launched almost two years ago, essentially leverages visual da...
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Businessinsider.com
A study of 300,000 people found living a longer, happier life is not just about diet, ... [Expand]
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Studies show that friends can affect your health more than family. People will strong social ties have a 50 better chance of survival, according to a clinical review of 150 studies and 300,000 people. The key is to have a few very close friends you have s...
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Nautil.us
Math’s Beautiful Monsters
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Much like its creator, Karl Weierstrass monster came from nowhere. After four years at university spent drinking and fencing, Weierstrass had left empty handed. He eventually took a teaching course and spent most of the 1850s as a schoolteacher in Braunsb...
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Qz.com
Boys aren’t learning how to handle rejection, with dangerous consequences
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So why is it so common for men to struggle with or lash out at a rejection?We arent giving boys the space to voice emotions as we give to girls, says Dr. Chris Hafen, a research scientist at the Virginia Adolescent Research Group VARG at the University of...
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Wired.com
Googles AI wizard unveils a new twist on neural networks
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If you want to blame someone for the hoopla around artificial intelligence, 69-year-old Google researcher Geoff Hinton is a good candidate.The droll University of Toronto professor jolted the field onto a new trajectory in October 2012. With two grad stud...
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