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Climate change has caused a dramatic reduction in oxygen dissolved in seawater Scientists at the National Centre for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, have warned that by 2040, oxygen levels in many of the world's oceans will have noticeably dropped.
Mail Online | 3 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Farewell Hitomi! Japan's space agency abandons the search for its missing multi-million dollar X-ray satellite Contact was lost with the satellite on 26 March, more than a month after its launch from southern Japan on 17 February.
Mail Online | 3 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Tree mould 'can learn without having a brain or nervous system' Researchers at the University of Toulouse found that slime moulds can overcome fear of harmless substances, in a type of learning which scientists call habituation (pictured).
Mail Online | 4 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
The Disturbing Secret Behind the Worlds Most Expensive Coffee Kopi luwak is made from coffee beans plucked from civets feces. This is bad news for civets.
NationalGeographic.com | 4 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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eBay keywords that can help you make more money Researchers analysed the language used by people selling items on the online auction site, based in San Jose, California to reveal winning words that tend to net them the most money.
Mail Online | 4 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Tim Peake to drive a robotic rover on Earth from the ISS as part of the ExoMars mission The British astronaut (pictured) will remotely navigate the explorer through a simulated Martian landscape Airbus Defence and Space in Stevenage from the ISS at 13:30BST.
Mail Online | 4 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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3D holograms built to help soldiers see rounds corners Researchers at the Southern Methodist University in Dallas are developing computer software to unscramble the faint light reflected by hidden objects to create a hologram. Stock image.
Mail Online | 4 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Snapchat users watch more than 10 BILLION videos every day The California-based social media platform is growing in popularity as number of daily video watches climbs. The boom in content is driven by Snapchat's 'Story' feature (stock image).
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Turning over an old leaf: why I went back to newspapers After five years as a digital subscriber to the Guardian, the lure of the printed page is just too strong The bad news is that newspapers are in decline. You only have to look around any commuter train carriage to clock the year on year drop in circulatio
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Do Australian Dragons Dream? Sleep Discovery Surprises Scientists Maybe, according to new research that finds rapid eye movement (REM) and slow-wave sleep in a lizard, the Australian dragon, for the first time. REM sleep is characterized by brain waves that look similar to waking brain activity. In mammals, the large mu
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